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

1: Sludge Report #140 - Thou Shalt Not Steal

In This Edition: Thou Shalt Not Steal - This Is Not About Persuasion, It Is About PR For A Decision Already Taken - The Countdown To War Has Begun - Poppy’s Friends Run Interference For Junior - The Prize – Cui Bono – Commanders In Thief - There ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00053.htm


2: 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


3: Scoop Images: Freak Hail Storm Closes Airport

A freak hailstorm this morning left up to 30mm of hail on the ground in parts of Miramar and on the Wellington airport runway. The hailstorm led to the closure of the Wellington Airport till around 10am. The following images were taken by Wellington ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00074.htm


4: 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


5: Sept 11 Demonstration US Embassy Wellington

On September 11 2001, the world was rocked by a terrorist attack in New York killing up to 2500 innocent people. On the same day millions of innocent people died all over the world as a result of American Foreign Policy. The same thing happened the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00073.htm


6: Scoop Images: 911 Protest At US Embassy

More photos of today’s protest at the US Embassy. For background see… Protest at US Embassy on September 11 . See also… Scoop Images: Panorama Shot Of US Embassy Protest

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00067.htm


7: 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


8: Howard's End: The Iraq War Is Already Underway

The global diplomatic flurry to gain U.N. support for an offensive against Iraq is a smokescreen and post-dates the start of the U.S. offensive which took place three months ago - not with a bang, but with little-publicised steps. Maree Howard ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00057.htm


9: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire: Connecting The Dots Bush..Bath..Bin Laden

Saudi Sheikh Khalid bin Mahfouz, an Osama bin Laden benefactor, has laundered money into tax-exempt U.S. entities for years as a foreign financier of terrorism. But a new 9/11 lawsuit is thrusting Mahfouz's latent past business links to George W. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/86/29/200208282218.a20163e3.html


10: Think the Days of the Draft are Gone? Think Again

2.7 million Americans served in Vietnam. 304,000 of them were wounded in action, and over 75,000 of those were disabled by their injuries. As of Memorial Day 1996, there were 58,202 names listing the dead on the long, black monument in Washington, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00071.htm


11: September 11: International Enough Day

If we had a moment of silence marking the time of every atrocity ever committed in the name of nationalism, religion ... every atrocity committed in the name of the artificial borders that try to make us forget that we're all human, all in this together, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00075.htm


12: UQ Wire: 911 Mourners At Ground Zero NYC 2002

Images by New York’s finest, Barbara O’Brien, creator of the Mahablog . These photos (and more) are also posted HERE . Email recipients click on the link at the bottom to see the pictures.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00072.htm


13: Scoop Feedback: The Vanishing Women Mystery

The following response was received today from the Retirement Commission, after the latest Letter From Elsewhere…. The Strange Case of the Vanishing Women … had been published.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00069.htm


14: Scoop Images: Panorama Shot Of US Embassy Protest

A panorama shot of today’s protest at the US Embassy. For background see… Protest at US Embassy on September 11

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00066.htm


15: The Strange Case of the Vanishing Women

“What do women want?” Freud famously asked. Well, for starters, we would like to be seen to exist.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00059.htm


16: Questions Of The Day Transcript - 11 September

1. Hon. RICHARD PREBBLE (Leader--ACT NZ) to the Prime Minister: Following news stories reporting that President George W Bush will tomorrow in his address to the United Nations propose that an ultimatum be delivered to Saddam Hussein to re-admit United ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00192.htm


17: Questions For Oral Answer - 12 September 2002

1. JILL PETTIS to the Associate Minister of Education (Tertiary Education): How will the recently announced Polytechnic Regional Development Fund assist skill development?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00208.htm


18: Annan looking forward to Bush speech at UN

6 September – The United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, today said he was looking forward to a speech by President George Bush of the United States to the UN General Assembly when its annual high-level debate opens on 12 September.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0209/S00091.htm


19: 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


20: Scoop Images: Satellite Reveals Qatar US Air Base

Images published by GlobalSecurity.org taken by DigitalGlobe.com on June 13 2002 – and used here with permission of DigitalGlobe - reveal that preparations are well advanced for air strikes against Iraq.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00050.htm


21: Streets of London: Greedy London

Londoners consume three times their fair share of the Earth’s resources according to a comprehensive report released yesterday, only days after the Johannesburg Conference on sustainable development.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00064.htm


22: Saudi Arabia: The Sarajevo of the 21st Century?

Is Iraq a Diversion from the Real Invasion or Will Bush Try to Occupy Both Countries at Once? - by Michael C. Ruppert of From The Wilderness

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00119.htm


23: Uri Avnery: War Now!

Slowly, President Bush's war plan against Iraq is emerging from the thick fog. At first it looked like a collection of hazy slogans, but gradually it is becoming clear that it has definite - if hidden - aims.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00063.htm


24: Plain English Special - Remembering September 11

This day one year ago our time stood suspended. Our morning of September 12 became the world over September 11, New York time. We were witnesses to thousands of deaths from a thousand angles as the towers crashed again and again and again.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00193.htm


25: UQ Wire: Connecting The Dots Bush..Bath..Bin Laden

Saudi Sheikh Khalid bin Mahfouz, an Osama bin Laden benefactor, has laundered money into tax-exempt U.S. entities for years as a foreign financier of terrorism. But a new 9/11 lawsuit is thrusting Mahfouz’s latent past business links to George W. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00148.htm


26: Sludge Report #127 - The Hunt For Flight 77

In This Edition: The Hunt For Flight 77 - A Truly Remarkable French Website - Disinformation Warning! - Not Everyone Is Convinced - Eyewitness Reports Of The Crash….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0203/S00030.htm


27: Scoop Images: Towers Of Light Over Ground Zero

The following images were sent to Scoop today by a Scoop reader. They are reported to show lights over Manhattan last night.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00076.htm


28: Scoop Feedback: Oil, Iraq, 911, Nandor & Tauiwi

In this edition: Oil And War In Iraq - How I see 9/11 - Re: David Miller Online. What Came of September 11? - Whining Wankers - The Tauiwi's Whakataukii, "Think Globally Act Locally"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00062.htm


29: ACC wins business excellence study award

ACC Healthwise has won the business section of the 2002 Performance Excellence Study Awards.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0209/S00014.htm


30: White House does disservice to memories of victims

The US administration is doing a disservice to the memories of the victims of 11th September by using the occasion to beat the drums for war against Iraq, Green Party Foreign Affairs spokesperson Keith Locke said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00162.htm

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