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

1: The 911 Evidence that May Hang George W. Bush

The Case Against G.W. Bush: a Preliminary "Hearing" in the Court of Common Sense

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00071.htm


2: UQ Wire: Harken Energy - Bush’s No Good Trade

One key trade just a few weeks before Iraq invaded Kuwait -- but reported some eight months late after the Gulf War was over -- netted Bush close to $1 million in profit as he sold stock in Harken Energy, an oil company doing business in the Middle East ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00047.htm


3: Top 10 Slogans Used In Recent Iraqi Elections

EDITOR'S NOTE: St Molesworth's column has entertained and engaged audiences around the net for some time now. And now St Molesworth has now kindly offered to become a regular weekly feature on Scoop. Welcome to Scoop St Molesworth!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00147.htm


4: Friends, Kiwis And Celebs, Lend Me Your Lips

More than 40 kissable Kiwis are being asked to pucker up for a good cause.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00157.htm


5: UQ: A Fool And his Foreign Policy are Soon Parted

For the second time in as many months, the leader of the free world has been out-generaled by a tinhorn dictator from some far-flung corner of the globe.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00149.htm


6: 'Lethal Hypocrisy' - John Pilger On State Terroris

John Pilger's controversial documentary Palestine is still the Issue was broadcast on Television New Zealand's DNZ World extra documentary slot tonight following its broadcast by SBS in Australia. Here is his latest article in the wake of the Bali ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00182.htm


7: UQ Wire: Add Me to Your Lists Mr Bush

Add me to your lists Mr. Bush. Send my name to Mr. Ashcroft. Forward it to the FBI, the local police, the INS and the IRS.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00148.htm


8: New ACC board members announced

ACC Minister Ruth Dyson has announced three new government appointments to the Accident Compensation Corporation Board.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00464.htm


9: Indonesia: Military Linked To Terrorist Groups

The brutal murder of nearly 200 people in Indonesia's tourist resort of Kuta on the island of Bali on October 12 occurred as the US is attempting to pressure Jakarta into supporting its War on Terror. As part of this effort, Washington and Canberra ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00150.htm


10: Why New Zealand Needs Intelligence Above All Else

The terrorist attacks in Bali have given opponents of the government an opportunity to voice concerns and disagreement to New Zealand’s defence policy. These attacks certainly shattered the illusion that New Zealand is immune from what happens on ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00146.htm


11: Scoop Images: Sydney Morning Herald's Juxta-gaffe

The following front page from the Sydney Morning Herald on October 15th looks on its face like a fitting tribute to the victims of the Bali Bombing. (see… http://smh.com.au/frontpage/2002/10/15/frontpage.pdf for the original.)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00133.htm


12: Define "Public Private Partnership", Helen Clark

Michael Cullen and Helen Clark have speared Dr Armstrong for telling the truth about their "public private partnership" scheme, ACT New Zealand Associate Commerce Spokesman Stephen Franks said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00463.htm


13: Dunne and New Zealand’s new political order

United Future New Zealand Leader, Peter Dunne, tonight outlined his vision of a sea change in politics in New Zealand, saying understanding this is the key to understanding United Future and its electoral success.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00446.htm


14: Ethnic Engineering “Frightening” Says Peters

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters says the latest immigration figures show that the Government is involved in ethnic engineering at a “frightening level”.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00445.htm


15: LV Cup Images: Luna Rossa Greets Amerigo Vespucci

Auckland, New Zealand October 20, 2002 - The Italian Navy cadet training ship Amerigo Vespucci arrives in Auckland. Luna Rossa ITA sails out to meet her. Images From pradalunarossa.com . Photos by Carlo Borlenghi - (c) Copyright Prada Challenge 2003

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00152.htm


16: Ten Million Doctors Call For Action On Tobacco

With one billion people estimated to die in the 21st century from tobacco-related causes, organisations representing more than 10 million doctors from around the globe have come together to call on governments to act now to cut tobacco use.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00168.htm


17: Jason Leopold – Shafted By The New York Times

Editor's Note: This is a story about a story. A great story. A scoop that ought to see a member of George Bush's cabinet at least indicted, if not behind bars. But that is not what has happened. This is a scoop, that for reasons unknown to its author, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00063.htm


18: Margaret Wilson Wins over Commonsense

Margaret Wilson can claim a victory over commonsense with the return of the Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Bill to Parliament from select committee, ACT Commerce Spokesman Deborah Coddington said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00460.htm


19: Insider Group Paper Trail Leads to Government

There’s a fresh demand today for the Government to release all the paperwork attached to Dr Ross Armstrong’s so called “insider group”.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00462.htm


20: Media statement on resignation from SOE boards

Today I have tendered my resignation as Chair of both Television New Zealand Limited and Industrial Research Limited and these resignations have been accepted by the shareholding Ministers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00149.htm


21: Truth less important than "rigorous debate”

The Advertising Standards Authority says debate is more important than applying strict rules against misleading advertising and has rejected a complaint against a pro-GE industry lobby-group. The Authority said the Life Science Network advertising campaign ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0210/S00044.htm


22: 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


23: Data Shows Massive Delayed Gulf War I Casualties

U.S. V.A .Data Confirms Massive Delayed Gulf War I Casualties by Denise Nichols - Gulf War Veteran and Retired U.S. Air Force Reserve Major, Vice Chairman of the National Vietnam Veteran and Gulf War Veterans Coalition

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00176.htm


24: What is Annette King Hiding?

ACT Health Spokesman Heather Roy said today that a public relations spin is imminent from the Government to sell its new primary health organisation funding formula replacing the Community Services Card.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00476.htm


25: Greens welcome Ross Armstrong's resignation

The Greens today welcomed the resignation of TVNZ chairman Ross Armstrong, but Greens Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons stressed it was important the broader public interest issues of Public-Private Partnerships not be lost sight of.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00443.htm


26: What the Government failed to tell us about WSSD

A high-powered government delegation, led by Environment Minister Marian Hobbs, recently returned from the Earth Summit in Johannesburg with a Programme of Action for sustainable development that presents economic globalisation as a solution. Professor ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00136.htm


27: Another Overseas Killer Here – Why? Asks Peters

New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters has called on the Immigration Minister to explain why yet another convicted killer from overseas was allowed into New Zealand earlier this year and has still not been found.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00457.htm


28: 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


29: Do Not Use Depleted Uranium Munitions Again

A Two Part Warning to the Citizens for the World "Do Not Use Depleted Uranium Munitions Again" 2002-10-19

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00142.htm


30: Will Labour Vote to Clear the Air?

ACT Commerce Spokesman MP Deborah Coddington today expressed surprise that commentators are assuming Labour will vote against a select committee inquiry to find out what Government Ministers knew about Ross Armstrong's dodgy insider group.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00471.htm

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