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1: Sludge Report #142: Richard Butler Is A CIA Asset

In This Edition: Senate Hearing On Iraq “Blitzkrieg” Now On - Richard Butler Is A U.S. Spy – A CIA Asset

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00006.htm


2: Briefing by Ari Fleischer 31/7 - Harken Tax Dodge

Q I have some questions about the President's time at Harken Energy. Can you confirm for us that when he was on the board of directors at Harken, that the company set up an overseas subsidiary in the Cayman Islands, which many companies use as a tax ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0208/S00005.htm


3: Bush Justice Department Enforcement Required

(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption and abuse, said today that President Bush’s signing of corporate reform legislation is merely a cosmetic effort by the Bush administration ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00144.htm


4: UQ Wire: Connecting Dots - Profits Of Death Pt. 3

Profits Of Death Part Three - The Mother Of All Enrons - All Roads Lead To Deustchebank And Harken Energy, George W’s Own 1991 Insider Trading Scam

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00229.htm


5: HARD NEWS 02/08/02 - If We Had Any Trains

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES - there was an emblem of Labour's case for a return to the Treasury benches in the very fact of the vote on Saturday. Immediately after the 1999 election, Helen Clark promised that the next one would be properly organised and the votes ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00011.htm


6: 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


7: Tube Talk: Election 2002 - 24 Hour Party Poopers

Like the birth of a giant panda, a general election is a rare, wondrous, but agonisingly drawn-out experience.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00010.htm


8: 26 Questions For Senators On J.P. Morgan Chase

GATA Chairman Bill Murphy has sent the following letter to the U.S. Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, and we ask that our supporters in the United States send similar letters to their own senators.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0208/S00006.htm


9: FTMN: The Internal Logic Of A Late Shift

There is no reason, but sometimes it is good to hear what other people do in their jobs in front of computers. I start at four in the afternoon by saying hello and sit with my back to the rest of the room.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00003.htm


10: President Bush Denies Involvement In Tax Dodge

Q Mr. President, what's your position on American companies moving their headquarters to foreign tax havens? Should it be outlawed? Did Harken do this while you were a director?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0208/S00004.htm


11: ACT Calls On Dunne To Stick With Principles

It's astonishing how quickly Peter Dunne has backed away from his party's policy to cut the size of the Government's executive - now he senses an opportunity to gain a Cabinet post, ACT acting leader Ken Shirley says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00011.htm


12: 20 Things We've Learned Nearly a Year After 9/11

As we approach the first anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, it might be useful to see how far an ordinary citizen's knowledge has progressed one year on. So here, in the way of a summing-up, based on journalistic documentation, is a list of things ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00233.htm


13: Upton-on-line: NZ General Election Special Issue

…upton-on-line reflects on the consequences of the 2002 NZ General Election for the centre-right of politics. (Results table on last page)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00014.htm


14: Democrat Fact Sheet – Enron, Haliburton And Harken

I. The President II. The Vice-President III. Deputy Attorney General (Larry Thompson) IV. Secretary of the Army (Thomas White)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0208/S00007.htm


15: Firas Al-Atraqchi: Troops Not On Kuwait Border

The United Nations Iraq-Kuwait Observation Mission (UNIKOM), which monitors military activity in the demilitarized zone between Iraq and Kuwait, today denied initial reports that Iraqi troops had been massing near the border with Kuwait.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00008.htm


16: Don't Wrap Kiwi Kids in Cotton Wool

Standards New Zealand must heed the warnings of early childhood educators and dump plans to adopt US playground safety standards, ACT MP Stephen Franks said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00006.htm


17: Firas Al-Atraqchi: Who is Khidhir Hamza?

This week Khidhir Hamza, a former Iraqi nuclear scientist who defected to the U.S. in 1994, testified before a U.S. Senate panel investigating Iraq's nuclear armaments. Hamza told U.S. Senators that Iraq was three years away from creating up to three ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00013.htm


18: Keith Rankin: From Labour "Landslide" to 2008

If last weekend's election had been held under "First-Past-the-Post" (FPP) with 69 electorates Labour+Anderton would have won 62 to 65 of those seats. This is because, when we only had an "electorate vote", we had to use it as ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00002.htm


19: Greenpeace Chairman Steps Down

Auckland 2 August 2002: Gordon Jackman announced that he was stepping down as Chair of Greenpeace at the Board meeting held today in Auckland.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0208/S00008.htm


20: Anna Leese Wins Mobil Song Quest

Anna Leese, a 21 year old soprano from Woodville, has won the Mobil Song Quest 2002.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0208/S00002.htm


21: Breast Is Best – For Mum Too!

World Breastfeeding Week launches today, Thursday 1 August. The week is celebrated in more than 120 countries worldwide every year to highlight the health benefits of breastfeeding.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0208/S00001.htm


22: Hook Line And Sinker – Dominion Ring Winked

Re: Cate Blanchett and Galadriel's Evil Sister. THEONERING.NET'S Tehanu writes To the Dominion Letters To the Editor page.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0008/S00036.htm


23: ACT Seeks Multi-Party Selection for Key Roles

Acting Leader of the Act Party Ken Shirley today called on the Government to introduce a more collaborative approach to the workings of Parliament.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00007.htm


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25: Policeman Admits Planting Bomb On G8 Protester

Scoop Link: Italian police planted petrol bombs on G8 summit protesters - By Jessie Grimond in Rome - The Independent - 30 July 2002

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00005.htm


26: Judges Should Update Themselves On New Legislation

Judges must update themselves on what the new Sentencing Act requires, says Justice Minister Phil Goff.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00010.htm


27: 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


28: National: what’s on where listings

~ before 6 August - send a message of solidarity and support to the Kobe Port Council against A and H Bombs (Kobe Port Gensuikyo). The Kobe Port Gensuikyo is composed of trade unions in the Port of Kobe, where the nuclear-free 'Kobe Formula' has successfully ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0208/S00007.htm


29: NZ Welcomes US Administration Getting TPA

Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton today congratulated President George W Bush, United States Trade Representative Robert Zoellick, and the United States Administration on achieving trade promotion authority.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00009.htm


30: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Hard News Is Here: Very MMP - Senate Debates Iraq Blitzkrieg! - GE Testing Of Only 1 In 3 Corn Shipments Rejected - Tube Talk: Hoskings' Touch Of Victorian Kitsch - Democrats On Bush Insider Trading Allegations

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00012.htm


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