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

1: UQ Wire: What's Up With the Black Budget?

The $64 Question: What's Up With the Black Budget? The Real Deal with Catherine Austin Fitts

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00126.htm


2: Fans Get First Look At Two Towers Trailer Sept. 30

In anticipation of the December 19 release of the central film in Peter Jackson’s epic trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, New Line Cinema will debut the film’s main theatrical trailer at 12:01AM, Monday, September 30, exclusively on America ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0209/S00097.htm


3: Organisers Say 400,000 At UK Anti-War Mobilsation

Text and images from Indymedia UK . Click here for breaking news and much much more.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00164.htm


4: Rankin On Thursday - Another Black October?

October is silly season on Wall Street. The Octobers of 1929 and 1987 are well known. More recently, in 1997, the United States stockmarket did a bungee, while in New Zealand our sharemarket's gyrations were described as a "dead cat bouncing". ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9909/S00227.htm


5: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 1 October

1. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Why will she not direct the Minister of Internal Affairs to release the Crown Law Office report on the leaky homes issue, given that she has said it was "very clear" there was no Crown liability, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00006.htm


6: 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


7: David Miller Online: Why War in Iraq is Inevitable

At face value, the announcement that Iraqi government officials will be meeting with United Nations weapons inspectors in Vienna this week to discuss their possible return is a positive sign.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00002.htm


8: SRA Commentary: How to Control People

“The international oil system started out as a setup to control a commodity, oil. Over the years, and most recently under the direction of the United States, that has metamorphosed into a form of people control.” - Stephen Pelletiere, Iraq and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00004.htm


9: UQ Wire: Wildcard, Who is Delmart "Mike" Vreeland?

SPECIAL REPORT: Wildcard Who is Delmart "Mike" Vreeland? - Down the Rabbit Hole With the Man Who Says He Tried to Warn the World About 9/11 - By Sander Hicks, September 26, 2002

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00005.htm


10: UQ Wire: Bush's Tangle of Lies, Part 1

Dear Emperor's Clothes, Regarding your article, "The President as Incompetent liar" I have two points. One, the president was speaking with a 3rd grade child... Two, everything was very chaotic and it is very easy to screw up time frames. But perhaps ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00170.htm


11: Dunne seeks Green MP’s resignation

United Future New Zealand Leader, Peter Dunne, believes Green MP, Nandor Tanczos, should resign his seat in Parliament.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00479.htm


12: Profits From Bloodshed, Te Papa Protests Tues, Wed

"Mum, look! there's blood dripping from that thumb print." "Yes dear, that's what happens when the people who profit from bloodshed and death come to your place"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0209/S00167.htm


13: BTL: Bush's Iraq War Plan Linked to Elections

The White House campaign to garner public support for a new war against Iraq, launched during the summer, quickly overshadowed most other domestic and foreign policy issues facing the U.S. The call for war has effectively pushed coverage of the sputtering ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00003.htm


14: Americas Cup Images: Training On The Gulf

Alinghi - Team Alinghi go into sequence during the start of a practice race. © Sergio Dionisio/Oceanfashion.com

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00002.htm


15: EU Council Rejects US "Article 98" Agreements

NGO members of the CICC expressed appreciation for the adoption today by the EU of a common position regarding US-proposed bilateral agreements providing exemption from surrender to the International Criminal Court (ICC or Court).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00009.htm


16: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire Background: In Search Of The Black Budget

On 8 January last year [2000], around 6.45pm, residents of Delaware in the US were startled by a sonic boom, strong enough to shake walls, rattle windows and cause the citizens to call their local police offices, demanding explanations. This particular ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/51/80/200209240008.55c95955.html


17: English supports Warriors

National Leader Bill English says he is delighted to be going to Sydney to support the Warriors in the NRL Premiership Grand Final match this Sunday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00005.htm


18: Scoop Editorial: Hold The Line

General acceptance by a society of the Rule of Law is probably the principle ingredient in defining what a civilised society is. Unfortunately however many law makers in the United States appear not to understand this. Either that or they have forgotten ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00006.htm


19: No investigation, no issue - Nandor

Green MP Nandor Tanczos yesterday said that contrary to a report in the Sunday Star Times today the Ministry of Health has not started a new inquiry into energy supplements sold throughout New Zealand and the rest of the world.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00473.htm


20: Public Confidence in ERMA destroyed by decision

It is time for Government to reconsider a Parliamentary Commissioner on Biotechnology to protect the public interest.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0210/S00004.htm


21: Barbara O’Brien: Open Letter To President Bush

EDITOR’S NOTE: Barbara O’Brien, creator of the The Mahablog! will be providing regular Election 2002 commentary in the leadup to the US Mid Term elections due November 5th.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00171.htm


22: The Real Deal: The Myth of the Rule of Law

The Real Deal With Catherine Austin Fitts - The Myth of the Rule of Law: or How the Money Works: The Destruction of Hamilton Securities Group

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00055.htm


23: MP must exit business selling speed substitutes

Green MP Nandor Tanczos should sell out of his Hemp Store business or have products being sold as ecstasy substitutes removed from its shelves, says National Leader Bill English.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0209/S00477.htm


24: GM Cattle Development application approved

A special committee established by the Environmental Risk Management Authority has approved, with controls and in modified form, an application from AgResearch Ltd to develop transgenic cattle that can express functional therapeutic foreign proteins ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0210/S00005.htm


25: PM announces winners of Battle of El Alamein essay

Prime Minister Helen Clark tonight announced the winners of the student essay competition on the Second Battle of El Alamein.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00002.htm


26: Howard's End: ACC Situation Report - Deteriorating

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) is again in the public spot-light following the release last week of the Annual Report of the Office of the Ombudsman who contemplated invoking its rarely-used powers of review because of on-going issues and the significant ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00173.htm


27: Scoop Feedback: Soldiers, Oil, Swimming & Biotech

In This Edition: The Value Of Our Territorials? - It's Oil - The Government's Continual Abdication Of Responsibility Borders On Criminal Negligence - Re: Sinking Biotech in NZ?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0209/S00172.htm


28: Mascalzone Latino Racing Vs One World

Auckland, September 30th, 2002 ­ Louis Vuitton Cup officially strated today with the draw of Round Robin 1 & 2: the start for “TIM Mascalzone Latino ­ ITA 72” will be fired at 12.30. Helmsman Paolo Cian and the Italian team will be racing versus ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00003.htm


29: Sen. Edward Kennedy - The Right Course of Action

Senator Edward M. Kennedy Delivered at The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies "Eliminating the Threat: The Right Course of Action for Disarming Iraq, Combating Terrorism, Protecting the Homeland, and Stabilizing the Middle East"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0209/S00290.htm


30: Greenpeace targets French nuclear team in Auckland

Auckland: Greenpeace activists in kayaks protested nuclear company Areva’s involvement in the America’s Cup as DefiAreva left the Viaduct Basin today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00002.htm


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