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Yesterday’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: The 911 Evidence that May Hang George W. Bush

The Case Against G.W. Bush: a Preliminary "Hearing" in the Court of Common Sense

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00071.htm


2: Scoop Archive: Anderton Welcomes Christchurch Research Facility

Minister for Economic Development Jim Anderton congratulated the Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC) today for their successful bid to bring Apple Computer's Ultralab to Christchurch.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/12/c6/200206110956.1f5f4b55.html


3: Keith Rankin: Labour, But Not Too Much Labour

In the past I have argued that tactical voting was the norm under the former FPP voting system, and is the exception under the present MMP system.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00073.htm


4: Poll Watch: Starting Order - UMR May Demographics

The following are the demographic tables from the May 2002 UMR Insight Political Poll. This information, not often made available to the public, is the bread and butter of political strategists.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00081.htm


5: Tube Talk: Carrie On, Sex And The City

And oh, how they talk. Blow jobs, funky spunk, vibrators, spanking, bad breath, faking orgasms, rimming, and men who want to date their mothers - you name it, Carrie and the girls have tried, dissected and dissed it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00070.htm


6: Scoop Satire: English PM Has Hand Cut Off

English Prime Minister Tory Blair’s current tour of the Middle East, his second in an attempt to maintain support for the War on Terrorism coalition, received a literally crippling setback when his right hand was cut off for stealing a chicken from a market ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00076.htm


7: Feedback: On LAV3s & Welfare Dependency

The general election and the "hidden agenda' make it most important that we give certain warnings to aspiring leaders. To this effect, I wish to make it known that the next Government must not proceed with the purchase of the LAV 3 personnel ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00074.htm


8: Chinese Experience Adverse With GE Bt Cotton

Beijing/London – A Greenpeace report reviewing Chinese experience of genetically engineered (GE) Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) cotton shows adverse environmental impacts after just five years of commercial growing, concluding that the variety will be ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0206/S00045.htm


9: Alliance Leader's Adjournment Debate speech

Hon Sandra Lee 13 June 2002 Alliance Leader's Adjournment Debate speech-13 June 2002 Mr Speaker. On behalf of the Alliance I too would like to acknowledge all of those people who are departing this Parliament today, and acknowledge the work and contribution ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00205.htm


10: Emma Febvre-Richards Exhibition Now Open

'Behind the Seen' Emma Febvre-Richards 8 June - 14 July 2002 360 Programme at the Michael Hirschfeld Gallery

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0206/S00022.htm


11: Labour Vs Greens – An Historical Perspective

Thought you might be interested to read a little gem of history, below, which came across an email list I'm on. These are not my words:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00068.htm


12: Kiwi Rises, Future Falls

“The Kiwi dollar rose against most currencies, so goes the almost daily market report. And each time it does our future prospects fall,” New Zealand First Leader, Winston Peters said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00201.htm


13: The Real Deal: The Ultimate New Business Cold Call

Lest you think that my comment about the New York Stock Exchange is too strong, let's look at one event that occurred before our "war on drugs" went into high gear through Plan Colombia, banging heads over narco dollar market share in Latin America.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00069.htm


14: Letter from Elsewhere: Socio-Economic Junk

I’m fed up to the back teeth with welfare dependency. It’s an alien term imported, like so much other socio-economic junk, from the far right of the USA.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00067.htm


15: ACT To Campaign Overseas

The ACT Party is to campaign globally. ACT is sending MPs to campaign in Australia, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, leader Richard Prebble said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00209.htm


16: Feedback: Please Pass Me A Sick Bag

It's unbelievable how some people think it is their right to have their life funded by others in return for nothing, apart from irresponsibility!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00083.htm


17: Too Many MPs Rise Too Soon

“Parliament rose today, months before it should have, to end a session which has been remarkable both for the spin placed on the work of the Government and the lack of innovative policy-making,” New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00210.htm


18: Fitzsimons Takes GE-Free Vision To Farmers

Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons will visit the Mystery Creek Agriculture Fair on Friday morning to explain the party's position on genetic engineering to farmers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00195.htm


19: The Enron Pipeline Connection To 9/11

A highly reliable confidential client source who wishes to remain anonymous has promised to send me an FBI copy of a high-level Al Qaida report dating back to the embassy bombings in Africa several years ago. The email report was captured in Africa from ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00030.htm


20: A Unique Resource To Make Sense Of Party Policy

General Election - www.policy.net.nz: A Unique Resource To Make Sense Of Party Policy

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00056.htm


21: We the youth of Nga Puhi demand

Statement from Nga Taitamariki ki o Nga Puhi Currently occupying the Head Office, Dept of Corrections, Mayfair House, 44 - 52 The Terrace, Wellington.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00066.htm


22: Minister Expresses Disappointment With PPTA

13 June 2002 Education Minister Trevor Mallard said he is disappointed that the PPTA will not be seeking to roll-over the current arrangements as offered by the Government.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00212.htm


23: Agenda For Children Is Hypocritical

It is immoral for the Labour Government to launch its empty `Agenda for Children' while our country fails to meet our most basic United Nations obligations to children, ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00203.htm


24: INVESTIGATION: Sept 11th - Unanswered Questions

Within a few months, the events of Sept. 11th, 2001 became but an echo of the events that followed. War in Afghanistan, anthrax, unprecedented powers of detention: the public mind moves from one shock to another, appearing to accept the government’s ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00079.htm


25: 30,000 Sign Petition Opposing Supplement Plans

Green Health Spokesperson Sue Kedgley will today present a petition to parliament containing 30,000 signatures opposing the Government's plans to regulate dietary supplements under a new trans-Tasman agency.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00202.htm


26: Howard's End: Cleaning Up The Suites

With the election date announced the political parties will likely be holding out their begging bowls to corporate New Zealand to help fund their election campaigns. But global business has recently been told to either clean up their act or everybody ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00069.htm


27: ACT MPs forced to scour world for voters

Grant Gillon MP is stunned that the perk-busting anti-business ACT party is sending its MPs overseas during the election campaign.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00214.htm


28: Maharey Makes Meaningless Promise

Minister for Social Development, Mr Maharey, promised today, at the launch of the Agenda for Children , to end child poverty. "In a feel-good speech full of meaningless bureaucratic terminology like 'focussing on improving central government structures ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00062.htm


29: More Glossy Emptiness From The Minister Of Shallow

ACT Youth Affairs Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman says `New Zealand's Agenda for Children' released today is another shallow, pointless gesture from a Social Services Minister who specialises in shallow, pointless gestures.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00211.htm


30: Alliance Proposes New Approach To Teachers’ Pay

The Alliance is promoting automatic pay adjustments for state servants, including teachers, as part of a package aimed at stopping future disputes like the one that has crippled the secondary sector.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00215.htm

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