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The weekend’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were...


1: US Election Vote Fixing Reports Hit The Mainstream

SCOOP EDITOR’S NOTE: Scoop has in the past 48 hours published several real deal media commentaries ( C.D.Sludge , Michael Ruppert , John Kaminski ) pointing to problems with the electronic voting systems used extensively in Tuesday’s mid-term elections ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00049.htm


2: Sludge Report #143 - Think People!!! The Fix Was In

In This Edition: Think People!!! The Fix Was In - Who Now Rules The World

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00043.htm


3: Elle Intimates Strips Off With Billboard Campaign

Rush-hour traffic was treated to a striptease in Auckland today as the second of two new Elle Mapcherson Intimates billboards were unveiled by a pair of Kiwifire dancers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0210/S00031.htm


4: Wellstone Plane Was Out Of Control – Media Survey

The following is a summary of the facts available at this time via the media, surrounding Senator Paul Wellstone's airplane crash of 10-25-02. Judge for yourself, was this more likely an assassination or an accident?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00206.htm


5: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire: Pentagon Plan to Provoke Terrorist Attack

This column stands foursquare with the Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld, U.S. Secretary of Defense, when he warns that there will be more terrorist attacks against the American people and civilization at large.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/9b/f4/200211051158.80720242.html


6: Voting Machine Company Demands Removal Of Articles

ES&S, who makes 56% of the voting machines in the United States, has threatened to sue the owner of Talion.com unless she removes articles about voting machines from her web site.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0211/S00005.htm


7: UQ Wire: Gore Vidal‘s The Enemy Within

Gore Vidal is America’s most controversial writer and a ferocious, often isolated, critic of the Bush administration. Here, against a backdrop of spreading unease about America’s response to the events of 11 September 2001 and their aftermath, we publish ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00205.htm


8: Wellstone Plane Crash Media Survey - Updated

A summary of the facts available at this time, surrounding Senator Wellstone's airplane crash of 10-25-02. (Updated 11-01-02 – note this posting is an update of… Wellstone Plane Was Out Of Control – Media Survey )

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00013.htm


9: Scoop Cartoon: The GOP Takes Congress & Senate

Cartoon by John Chuckman

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00053.htm


10: CNN Said It So It Must Be True, Or Not?

The shifting sands of online message boards are a notoriously unreliable place to find information. Yet today just such a source has been quoted by CNN for a report that Al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the Bali bombings on October 12th. Mo ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00051.htm


11: Guest Opinion: Why US Election Votes Won't Matter

So, you're going to cast your vote to prove that you live in a democracy, are you? Guess again, Chuck. Your vote does not matter. It might not even be counted, assuming you're allowed to vote to begin with

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00048.htm


12: Top 10 gripes of NZ's professional cricket players

Top 10 gripes of New Zealand's professional cricket players

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00054.htm


13: Maori Cyberterrorism Vs LEGO Leads To Reprisals

New Zealand website Aotearoalive.com has been threatened with hacker attacks from a group calling itself the Army of Free Speech following a denial of service hacker attack earlier this week on a website run by a subsidiary of LEGO by an anonymous ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00055.htm


14: Michael Ruppert On the 2002 Midterm Elections

There are a multitude of dangling questions about Tuesday's election results. Widespread anecdotal accounts of voting irregularities, disenfranchised voters and absolutely accurate and, in many cases, understated criticisms of abysmal leadership from Tom ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00047.htm


15: Images: Aliens Take Over Wellington City Streets

Aliens, acrobats and assorted freaks took control of a central Wellington street today, much to the amusement and bewilderment of bystanders caught up in the invasion.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00044.htm


16: Arundhati Roy, Howard Zinn - New Mexico Transcript

Transcription of Arundhati Roy reading and Ms. Roy and Howard Zinn in conversation Lensic Performing Arts Center Santa Fe, New Mexico 18 September 2002

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0211/S00035.htm


17: LOTR Two Towers New Zealand Premiere Date Set

Roadshow Film Distributors is delighted to announce the New Zealand Premiere of THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE TWO TOWERS, will be held on Wednesday 18th December at the Embassy Theatre in Wellington.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0211/S00048.htm


18: Howard's racist ASIO raids — who's next?

Many Muslim and Arab Australians are bracing for an escalation of racist abuse and harassment following ASIO and Australian Federal Police (AFP) raids on the homes of Indonesian Australians at the end of October.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00052.htm


19: Clampdown On Illegal Street Racing

More streets are to be restricted to non-residential traffic on weekends and public holidays in order to tackle the scourge of illegal street racing in Manukau. This will include a large stretch of Te Irirangi Drive between Dawson Road in Otara and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0209/S00105.htm


20: 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


21: Republicans Make the US Elections Voting Machines

The story is not about allegations of fraud — it's about an appearance of impropriety that is stunning in its magnitude. Unfettered by any disclosure regulations about ownership or political affiliations, just a few companies create and control almost ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00044.htm


22: US Elections 2002: America Lost

In a tragedy for America and the world, the Republican Party has taken control of both houses of the U.S. Congress. This means George W. Bush's disastrous agenda will be able to go forward unchecked.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00040.htm


23: Sam Smith: The Party's Over

What happened on November 5, 2002 was the culmination of a hostile takeover of the Democratic Party that began more than a decade ago under the leadership of a group of conservatives, corporadoes, and con men who convinced their political colleagues ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00042.htm


24: Anti-War Protest This Saturday - QE2 at Noon

Saturday 26th October is another day of international action to oppose American plans to attack Iraq. Big gatherings are planned in many centres around the world - including Washington - and here in New Zealand marches are planned in several centres. The ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00167.htm


25: US Election 2002: Senate Races - A Runner Stumbles

The sudden departure of Robert "The Torch" Torricelli from the New Jersey Senate race evokes no end of sports metaphors. He fumbled. He choked. He dropped the baton. He hit the wall. The Torch is passed. It looks bad for the Dem team.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00010.htm


26: Scoop Feedback: Caption Contest For Dubya Photo

The folks over at sharetrader.co.nz have been having a whole lot of fun coming up with captions for the picture of George W. Bush featured on Scoop yesterday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00021.htm


27: 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


28: Right Talk: Fighting Back Against Dangerous Law

The Government is trying to pass legislation which could mean increased costs and massive legal liability problems for sports clubs, voluntary groups and schools. Even Peter Dunne says the new Health and Safety in Employment Amendment Bill is "on ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00213.htm


29: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

How The Once Mighty Have Fallen! - Don’t Believe Everything You See On TV - St Molesworth - US Elections: American Coup Goes Mainstream - US Elections: A Vote Fraud In The USA Primer - US Elections: A Multitude Of Questions - US Elections: American Coup ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00056.htm


30: Streets of London: Scoop Chats With Billy Bragg

English singer-songwriter Billy Bragg isn’t politically backwards in coming forward. Although Billy’s quick to point out he’s also written lots of apolitical tracks, he’s world renowned for his political lyricism and commentary on workers’ rights, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00039.htm

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