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1: UQ Wire: DOJ To Attempt Shut Down of 9/11 Evidence

On June 20, Bush Administration officials quietly informed a New York judge of their intention to commence legal actions likely to be far-reaching in their constitutional, political, and individual rights implications pertaining to current lawsuits and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00087.htm


2: UQ Wire: Investment Espionage And The White House

There is growing evidence that the FBI and other government intelligence entities are more closely linked to the documented accumulation of pre-9/11 insider trading profits than was originally thought.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00119.htm


3: Scoop Satire: Inside George Bush's Diary

The last time I wrote at length in my journal, in January, the first of the business debacles was just starting to unfold. [ See "Inside Bush's Diary: Bobbin' & Weavin' Over Enron." ] Course, I had to tell a major whopper -- that I didn't ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00123.htm


4: Lindsay Perigo: 'I've Had it ... Up to Here!'

It's been a while. Sorry about that. Something came along called a general election. We haven't had it yet, but *I* have had it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00144.htm


5: HARD NEWS 19/07/02 - And the Rain Stopped ...

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... it's daft, really, the Worm - an electronic mood meter driven by 100 flakes who haven't worked out how they're voting yet. The usual swinging-voter lollies - crime, immigration and the Treaty - inevitably hit the hot button. Or, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00142.htm


6: Coca-Cola and Latin American Death Squads

* Reminiscent of the slaughter of trade union leaders in the 1980s at the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Guatemala City

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00087.htm


7: Bin Laden’s Relatives Evacuated From NYC

Patrick Tyler of the New York Times is reporting from Washington: "In the first days after the attacks on Sept. 11, the Saudi Arabian ambasador to Washington, Prince Bandar ibn Sultan, supervised the urgent evacuation of 24 members of Osama bin Laden's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00008.htm


8: Tube Talk: John Campbell’s Angry Inch

Like his immovable Ken Doll hairdo, John Campbell’s career seems to defy the laws of gravity. As chief anchor of TV3 News, he defies the norms of other newsreader sock puppets by actually attempting to do political commentary.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00138.htm


9: Poll Watch: TV3/NFO Poll – Labour Loses Majority

A TV3 NFO poll tonight was the third poll in recent days to show Labour falling below the level needed to form a government without minor party support.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00135.htm


10: The Real Deal: The Money Lords Of Harvard

Harvard University is governed by two boards: The President and seven Fellows of Harvard College, or the Harvard Corporation and the Board of Overseers. The Corporation is self-perpetuating, filling its vacancies itself, with the consent of the Board ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00146.htm


11: UQ Wire: DOJ Loses 9/11 Evidence Control Attempt

Synopsis: Judge Asserts Citizen Rights; Will Decide Discovery Issues, but DOJ Gains Seat Next to United Airlines Defense as Lines Now Drawn in First 9/11 Lawsuit. UAL and Justice Attorneys To Be Last Firewall Against Possible Mariani Access To Pre-9/11 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00097.htm


12: Peter Wills Replies To Russell Poulter

Russell Poulter has answered all of three of my specific questions (generally suggesting that we could bet closer to a resolution of Corngate by the release of further documents) with the retort "I am assured by Novartis that no such report exists".

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00137.htm


13: Terry York Election 2002: Dancing Into The Future

Terry in the Area Columnist with Remix magazine and Express newspaper looks at the election and the emergence of the greens and new liberalism

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00145.htm


14: 'Dangerous Peace Cult' On The March In Auckland

On Saturday, about 200 Falun Gong practitioners and supporters marched down Queen Street from Aotea Square, protesting the three-year anniversary of the Chinese Government's banning of their organisation, labelling it a 'Dangerous Cult'.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00148.htm


15: Images: Alliance Chicken On The Campaign Trail

Crackers the Alliance chicken returned to haunt erstwhile Alliance leader and new Progressive Coalition leader Jim Anderton at his home scratching ground in Wigram on Wednesday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00141.htm


16: Scoop Satire: Agents Arrested Breaking Into SIS

Questions about the mental competence of the nations highest intelligence unit are being raised after three Security Intelligence Service officers were caught while breaking into their own offices in Wellington early this morning.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00140.htm


17: Firas Al-Atraqchi : CNN's Black Shroud

A black shroud hangs over CNN head offices in Atlanta, Georgia. A shroud of mourning as CNN goes full throttle with its "To Hell With Objectivity" campaign.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00143.htm


18: Tizard's office in Tizzy

Things really heated up in the Auckland Central campaign with chickens flying in Ponsonby last week as Judith Tizard's secretary attacked a local butcher over the Pansy Wong poster displayed in his shop.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00534.htm


19: Dr Russell Poulter - Re: Corn Wars

Dear Sir, I am delighted that this nonsense is disappearing from the media allowing other more important issues to be considered prior to the election. However, more in sorrow than in anger, I note Dr. Wills continues to publish innuendo concerning ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00131.htm


20: Not Important! Think Again: Money Laundry Special

The United States is in the process of creating a national network of informers. Thus, in imitation of some of the nastier regimes around the world, including those against which the US waged the Cold War, the Bush regime is in the process of recruiting ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00122.htm


21: UQ Wire: Harvard’s Millions Poured Into Harken

WASHINGTON - As a congressional candidate in the Texas oil patch in the late 1970s, the last thing George W. Bush wanted to mention to the rural electorate was his postgraduate degree from Harvard. But when Bush later was involved in struggling Harken Energy ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00139.htm


22: The quality of campaigning is not strain'd

"Robert Reid Alliance: Butchered Shakespeare to pull off a creative coup in the speeches ... though he chose a few tragedies as source material. If only Laila Harre could be this immaginative, the party might actually survive beyond July 27." ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00195.htm


23: What Labour Isn't Telling You

ACT leader Richard Prebble said today he had obtained a full set of provisional crime figures from the Police, under the Official Information Act.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00553.htm


24: Clear Now No Party Will Govern Alone

The four most recent political polls clearly show no single party will be able to govern alone after the election, says National Party Leader Bill English.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00526.htm


25: Scoop: Top Scoops + Campaign 2002

Hard News Is Here! - Cross-Party Non-judgemental Dancefloor Support - Corn Wars: Scientists’ Battle Rages On - Perigo Has Had Enough! - Satire: Security Service Accidentally Classifies Itself A Threat To National Security

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00147.htm


26: Kiwi Green, Tobacco And Other Little Pleasures

"The Greens have one thing right - legalize marijuana," says Libertarianz spokesman for Tobacco "and for life's other little pleasures" Joy Faulkner. "But," she says, they are also the biggest bunch of hypocrites on the campaign ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00192.htm


27: Laila Harré responds to Jim Anderton’s costings

“Yawn”, says Laila Harré.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00551.htm


28: Industry may be holding proof of contamination

Evidence that corn grown in New Zealand was potentially GE-contaminated is still being kept from the public.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00165.htm


29: 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


30: NZ Software Innovator Dictates To Us Market

An innovative New Zealand software developer has made significant inroads into the lucrative US transcription and dictation market with its Internet-based digital dictation and workflow management solution WinScribe.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0207/S00024.htm

1: UQ Wire: DOJ To Attempt Shut Down of 9/11 Evidence

On June 20, Bush Administration officials quietly informed a New York judge of their intention to commence legal actions likely to be far-reaching in their constitutional, political, and individual rights implications pertaining to current lawsuits and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00087.htm


2: UQ Wire: Investment Espionage And The White House

There is growing evidence that the FBI and other government intelligence entities are more closely linked to the documented accumulation of pre-9/11 insider trading profits than was originally thought.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00119.htm


3: Scoop Satire: Inside George Bush's Diary

The last time I wrote at length in my journal, in January, the first of the business debacles was just starting to unfold. [ See "Inside Bush's Diary: Bobbin' & Weavin' Over Enron." ] Course, I had to tell a major whopper -- that I didn't ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00123.htm


4: Lindsay Perigo: 'I've Had it ... Up to Here!'

It's been a while. Sorry about that. Something came along called a general election. We haven't had it yet, but *I* have had it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00144.htm


5: HARD NEWS 19/07/02 - And the Rain Stopped ...

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... it's daft, really, the Worm - an electronic mood meter driven by 100 flakes who haven't worked out how they're voting yet. The usual swinging-voter lollies - crime, immigration and the Treaty - inevitably hit the hot button. Or, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00142.htm


6: Coca-Cola and Latin American Death Squads

* Reminiscent of the slaughter of trade union leaders in the 1980s at the Coca-Cola bottling plant in Guatemala City

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00087.htm


7: Bin Laden’s Relatives Evacuated From NYC

Patrick Tyler of the New York Times is reporting from Washington: "In the first days after the attacks on Sept. 11, the Saudi Arabian ambasador to Washington, Prince Bandar ibn Sultan, supervised the urgent evacuation of 24 members of Osama bin Laden's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00008.htm


8: Tube Talk: John Campbell’s Angry Inch

Like his immovable Ken Doll hairdo, John Campbell’s career seems to defy the laws of gravity. As chief anchor of TV3 News, he defies the norms of other newsreader sock puppets by actually attempting to do political commentary.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00138.htm


9: Poll Watch: TV3/NFO Poll – Labour Loses Majority

A TV3 NFO poll tonight was the third poll in recent days to show Labour falling below the level needed to form a government without minor party support.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00135.htm


10: The Real Deal: The Money Lords Of Harvard

Harvard University is governed by two boards: The President and seven Fellows of Harvard College, or the Harvard Corporation and the Board of Overseers. The Corporation is self-perpetuating, filling its vacancies itself, with the consent of the Board ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00146.htm


11: UQ Wire: DOJ Loses 9/11 Evidence Control Attempt

Synopsis: Judge Asserts Citizen Rights; Will Decide Discovery Issues, but DOJ Gains Seat Next to United Airlines Defense as Lines Now Drawn in First 9/11 Lawsuit. UAL and Justice Attorneys To Be Last Firewall Against Possible Mariani Access To Pre-9/11 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00097.htm


12: Peter Wills Replies To Russell Poulter

Russell Poulter has answered all of three of my specific questions (generally suggesting that we could bet closer to a resolution of Corngate by the release of further documents) with the retort "I am assured by Novartis that no such report exists".

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00137.htm


13: Terry York Election 2002: Dancing Into The Future

Terry in the Area Columnist with Remix magazine and Express newspaper looks at the election and the emergence of the greens and new liberalism

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00145.htm


14: 'Dangerous Peace Cult' On The March In Auckland

On Saturday, about 200 Falun Gong practitioners and supporters marched down Queen Street from Aotea Square, protesting the three-year anniversary of the Chinese Government's banning of their organisation, labelling it a 'Dangerous Cult'.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00148.htm


15: Images: Alliance Chicken On The Campaign Trail

Crackers the Alliance chicken returned to haunt erstwhile Alliance leader and new Progressive Coalition leader Jim Anderton at his home scratching ground in Wigram on Wednesday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00141.htm


16: Scoop Satire: Agents Arrested Breaking Into SIS

Questions about the mental competence of the nations highest intelligence unit are being raised after three Security Intelligence Service officers were caught while breaking into their own offices in Wellington early this morning.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00140.htm


17: Firas Al-Atraqchi : CNN's Black Shroud

A black shroud hangs over CNN head offices in Atlanta, Georgia. A shroud of mourning as CNN goes full throttle with its "To Hell With Objectivity" campaign.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00143.htm


18: Tizard's office in Tizzy

Things really heated up in the Auckland Central campaign with chickens flying in Ponsonby last week as Judith Tizard's secretary attacked a local butcher over the Pansy Wong poster displayed in his shop.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00534.htm


19: Dr Russell Poulter - Re: Corn Wars

Dear Sir, I am delighted that this nonsense is disappearing from the media allowing other more important issues to be considered prior to the election. However, more in sorrow than in anger, I note Dr. Wills continues to publish innuendo concerning ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00131.htm


20: Not Important! Think Again: Money Laundry Special

The United States is in the process of creating a national network of informers. Thus, in imitation of some of the nastier regimes around the world, including those against which the US waged the Cold War, the Bush regime is in the process of recruiting ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00122.htm


21: UQ Wire: Harvard’s Millions Poured Into Harken

WASHINGTON - As a congressional candidate in the Texas oil patch in the late 1970s, the last thing George W. Bush wanted to mention to the rural electorate was his postgraduate degree from Harvard. But when Bush later was involved in struggling Harken Energy ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00139.htm


22: The quality of campaigning is not strain'd

"Robert Reid Alliance: Butchered Shakespeare to pull off a creative coup in the speeches ... though he chose a few tragedies as source material. If only Laila Harre could be this immaginative, the party might actually survive beyond July 27." ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00195.htm


23: What Labour Isn't Telling You

ACT leader Richard Prebble said today he had obtained a full set of provisional crime figures from the Police, under the Official Information Act.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00553.htm


24: Clear Now No Party Will Govern Alone

The four most recent political polls clearly show no single party will be able to govern alone after the election, says National Party Leader Bill English.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00526.htm


25: Scoop: Top Scoops + Campaign 2002

Hard News Is Here! - Cross-Party Non-judgemental Dancefloor Support - Corn Wars: Scientists’ Battle Rages On - Perigo Has Had Enough! - Satire: Security Service Accidentally Classifies Itself A Threat To National Security

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00147.htm


26: Kiwi Green, Tobacco And Other Little Pleasures

"The Greens have one thing right - legalize marijuana," says Libertarianz spokesman for Tobacco "and for life's other little pleasures" Joy Faulkner. "But," she says, they are also the biggest bunch of hypocrites on the campaign ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00192.htm


27: Laila Harré responds to Jim Anderton’s costings

“Yawn”, says Laila Harré.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00551.htm


28: Industry may be holding proof of contamination

Evidence that corn grown in New Zealand was potentially GE-contaminated is still being kept from the public.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00165.htm


29: 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


30: NZ Software Innovator Dictates To Us Market

An innovative New Zealand software developer has made significant inroads into the lucrative US transcription and dictation market with its Internet-based digital dictation and workflow management solution WinScribe.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0207/S00024.htm

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