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1: UQ Wire: 911 - They Let It Happen On Purpose!

Imagine you wake up from a coma and you learn that 11 months ago, an "Attack on America" destroyed some significant buildings, killed 3,000 people and forced a war against terrorism. You switch on the news and see pictures of Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00068.htm


2: UQ Wire: 911 Hijackers Who Lived At A US Navy Base

Come Fly With Me? A Saudi Flying Instructor Who Died Mysteriously On May 8 Had The Same Name as Two 9/11 Hijackers Who Lived At The Same U.S. Naval Air Base

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00085.htm


3: Draft of Bush's Astounding 9/11-Anniversary Speech

The following, alleged to be a draft of a speech George W. Bush wrote himself, to be delivered on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, recently came into our hands from a usually reliable White House source, the person known to us as "Shallow ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00091.htm


4: Guest Opinion: World Inequality and Globalization

World inequality is increasing. That’s one of the major claims of Greens, Reds and assorted anti-globalization “activists”. Take Grassroots International as just one example. They have claimed: “Inequality, by any definition, has increased.”

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00092.htm


5: Stateside: 37 Cents Can Buy You Love!

Ever had one of those moments when you wish the Red Sea would open up and swallow you? Charlton Heston apparently hasn't or he wouldn't have done that cringingly egotistical video this week about how he's got symptoms consistent with the early stages of Alzheimer's. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00093.htm


6: Abolish Leader Of Opposition, Say Greens

The decline of National into third-party status highlights the need to abolish the position of Leader of the Opposition, Green Party Electoral Reform spokesman Rod Donald said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00136.htm


7: UQ Wire: The Loyalties of George W. Bush

There is a thread running through George W. Bush’s biography that connects family to power to wealth. With no assets but his name and connections, Bush became a wealthy man, and a governor, and now a President. Without those connections, he’d be nothing.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00075.htm


8: Rolex Watches: A Freedom Fighter's New Weapon

I can't stop laughing. And I blame a bunch of ragtag Iraqis for the incredible tickle to my funny bone.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00098.htm


9: Richard Prebble's Letter From Wellington 19/8/2002

Setting the Scene Much of the action this Parliament will take place in select committees. In the past these committees have been rubber stamps for the executive. But the places on the 14 committees are allocated strictly proportionately. Now Helen Clark has ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00135.htm


10: Re: Kelly Chal - United Future Candidate

Statement From Hon Peter Dunne, Leader United Future New Zealand and Ian Tulloch, President, United Future New Zealand

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00132.htm


11: UQ Wire: 911 - Foreknowledge or Deception?

THE Bush Administration's "official line" for what happened on September 11 is that Osama bin Laden and his Al Qaeda network were solely responsible for the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers and the Pentagon. This not only justifies the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00090.htm


12: Help Wanted, Apply Within

Scoop is looking for a new Web-Editor. The position is suited to a recent journalism graduate, who is prepared to do the grunt work of posting news on the website, but has the talent and confidence to write news stories as required.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00096.htm


13: High Court action against George Hawkins

The Society is concerned that the position of DCC has been vacant since October 1999 and the Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC) has consequently been operating since December 1998, with only a one-person executive rather than two as ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0208/S00073.htm


14: Nandor supports Ministry of Health on drug testing

Green MP Nandor Tanczos today returned fire on critics of kits to test dance party drugs, saying their comments were off the wall when the Ministry of Health itself promoted a harm minimisation approach to the use of dance party drugs.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00128.htm


15: Images: Three Wild Creations artists announced

The Department of Conservation and Creative New Zealand have selected three artists to take part in the inaugural Wild Creations artist-in-residence programme. The three artists are filmmaker Zoe Roland, sculptor Christine Hellyar, and writer/performer ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0208/S00032.htm


16: Muriel Newman: The Politics of the Family

Over the last few weeks, much has been said about the sad state of the New Zealand family. The Government's answer is a Commission for the Family. However, if this new bureaucracy is true to form, it will do little to improve the future lot of families ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00127.htm


17: Chief Of Defence Force Air Marshal Bruce Ferguson

“New Zealand Defence Force personnel working in the Headquarters of the United States Central Command in Tampa, Florida, are not (NOT) engaged in planning New Zealand involvement in any potential action against Iraq.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0208/S00085.htm


18: Release Of Treasury Briefing Papers Deferred

The Treasury briefing papers to the incoming government will now be released after the Speech from the Throne.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00134.htm


19: Scrap Super Fund, Buy Back Rail - Greens

Green co-leader Rod Donald is urging the Government to scrap the Cullen super fund, and use the $600 million already set aside to buy back the national rail network.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00137.htm


20: Glivec - Why Is The Minister Silent?

Eighty New Zealanders need Glivec to live yet the Health Minister remains silent on funding Pharmac to purchase the drug, says National's Health spokesperson, Dr Lynda Scott.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00139.htm


21: Minister Asked To Pull Finger

Libertarianz health deregulation spokesman Richard McGrath added his support to National's Dr Lynda Scott who wants the health minister to take responsibility for the plight of pensioner Ted Matthews who lopped off his rotting finger with a pair of scissors.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0208/S00074.htm


22: 23 years of debt for one year of study - figures

Women graduating with a 1 year certificate from polytechnic will take an average of 23 years to repay their student loan, according to new figures released today by the New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0208/S00022.htm


23: Student Loan Repayment Times - Figures

The following average student loan repayment times were calculated by NZUSA using the Iversen model, matching average annual student loan borrowing for polytechnic students broken down by gender (provided by the Ministry of Social Development) with ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0208/S00023.htm


24: Nandor to support Ngawha demonstrators

Green Justice Spokesperson Nandor Tanczos will visit Kaikohe tomorrow morning (August 19) to support locals opposing the proposed controversial new prison at Ngawha.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00129.htm


25: Katya Rivas: Rage and Anger

Calm down, little one, today we are going to address a topic I would like you to reflect on for the next few hours.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00094.htm


26: Katya Rivas Visiting Wellington 27-28 August

Catalina’s visit to Wellington - at the end of a brief speaking tour to Australasia - offers a unique opportunity to meet and hear her extraordinary testimony concerning the experience of stigmata and her encounters with Jesus Christ, Mary and the Archangels ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00097.htm


27: Bush-Nazi Connections: Beware The Cornered Rat

In the period of national mourning following the September 11 attacks, public suggestion of U.S. government negligence or complicity in the attacks would have been an apostasy to most Americans. The blind trust and faith in the American “leadership” was such ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00131.htm


28: Poor Growth Equals Poor Health Care

"The serious health problems that have come to light during the last two weeks are a direct result of the New Zealand economy's poor growth performance over the past half century," says National's finance spokesman Don Brash.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00131.htm


29: UQ Wire: 911 Debate Opened Wide On Donahue

- 911 Debate Opened Wide On Donahue Aug 13 2002 - Michael Moore- ANTI CORPORATE GADFLY - Jean Charles Brisard - FRENCH INTELLIGENCE INVESTIGATOR - Kristen Breitweiser - HUSBAND KILLED ON 9/11

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00082.htm


30: Regions Lose Out In Police Reshuffle

Police officers from around the country are being sent to Auckland on five-week shifts because of spiralling crime and under-staffing, says National's Police spokesman Tony Ryall.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00130.htm

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