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

1: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire: Was Paul Wellstone Murdered?

Democrats Twice As Likely to Die In Crashes: Was Paul Wellstone Murdered? - History Suggests It - Crash Inconsistencies Suggest It - Many, Including Some Members of Congress, Believe It

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/1c/83/200211201748.9b4c3d66.html


2: 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


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: No One Is Safe From America's Killer President

No One Is Safe From America's Killer President By John Kaminski skylax@comcast.net

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00150.htm


5: American Coup: Mid-Term Election Polls vs Actuals

Scoop’s analysis found shows that - according to the polls - the Republican Party experienced a pronounced last minute swing in its favour of between 4 and 16 points. Remarkably this last minute swing appears to have been concentrated in its effects ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00078.htm


6: 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


7: Debate: The Homeland Security ACT of 2002

The American people expect us to provide our best judgment and our best insight into such monumental decisions. This is a far, far cry from being our best. This is not our best. As a matter of fact, it is a mere shadow of our best. Yet we are being ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0211/S00114.htm


8: UQ Wire: Was Paul Wellstone Murdered?

Democrats Twice As Likely to Die In Crashes: Was Paul Wellstone Murdered? - History Suggests It - Crash Inconsistencies Suggest It - Many, Including Some Members of Congress, Believe It

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00133.htm


9: 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


10: Eco-Economy: The Long Bond Mystery

The world now finds itself in a most precarious situation, where the finances of nearly all nations are anchored to the American dollar through their reserves, which for the greater part are held in US government bonds.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00142.htm


11: Recourse to Independent Courts Most Valued Right

Access to the independent courts is one of the most valued and valuable human rights in New Zealand. But this was ousted earlier this week when the Government signed-off on a new code of ACC claimants rights which denies people access to the courts over ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00146.htm


12: Scoop Update #11 – Award Recognition Thankyou

As it came down to the line Rupert Murdoch’s News Ltd, Tony O’Reilly’s Granny Herald, The Government’s TVNZ, and the portal of the near monopolist mega-corporations Telecom & Microsoft were the competition. And as Scoop.co.nz was announced as a fellow finalist ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00147.htm


13: Upton-on-line - Special Kiwi Nostalgia Issue

Upton-on-line reports on a recent outing to the Stade de France for a rendez-vous with Franco-New Zealand rugby tribalism, British MP Austin Mitchell’s regurgitations on pavlova and a uniquely French scandal involving a parrot.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00149.htm


14: Tube Talk With John T. Forde - Adbusters

If, like me, you’d rather put a cigarette out on your eyeball than watch TV advertisements, there’s a particularly masochistic pleasure in watching the Fair Go Best & Worst TV Ad Awards.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00148.htm


15: UQ Wire: Gore Vidal’s 911 Analysis Called "Wacko"

Gore Vidal once tried to get me to print an alleged secret—a very big secret—about Richard Nixon’s penis. About what has come to be called, in post-Clintonian euphemistic legalese, its "distinguishing characteristic."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00134.htm


16: Jason Leopold: Secrets And Lies In Cheney’s Closet

The front pages of California’s major daily newspapers were buzzing last week with fresh reports of one energy company ripping off the state in the spring of 2000 by deliberately keeping a power plant from generating electricity so the company could ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00137.htm


17: Venezuelan Coup Foiled – Arms Cache Revealed

I was fooled when they told me that they sought a democratic solution and what had really been intended was a secret pact between (union boss) Carlos Ortega and (ex-General) Medina Gómez that a general strike… would try to generate disorder, violence and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00140.htm


18: Government Sneaks Through New Tax

The Government is about to use tacked-on legislation to introduce a new tax for motor vehicle traders under urgency this afternoon, ACT Commerce Spokesman Deborah Coddington revealed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00542.htm


19: Naked In Nuhaka 9: Think, Discover, Be!

Having followed the discussions around "Kaupapa Wairoa: Think, Discover, Be!", I feel it important to add my "10 cents worth" and, by way of explanation, give some more details on the proposed branding for Wairoa.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00144.htm


20: Abbott Murder Trial: Further Police Evidence

The jury in the murder trial of Senior Constable Keith Abbott heard evidence from three more prosecution witnesses today, all police personnel.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00145.htm


21: Fringe NZ Sinks Money Into The Harbour

Regan Gentry is an artist who wants to spell out ‘ArrRghT’ in 300 lightbulbs suspended underwater. Fringe NZ is providing money to help him do this.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0211/S00166.htm


22: Hard News Is Back!

Hi folks, Public Address is here, at: http://publicaddress.net It is home to weblogs by myself (it's still called Hard News), Chad Taylor, Debra Daley and Damian Christie. It has been beautifully constructed by CactusLab.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00138.htm


23: TUBE TALK With John T. Forde: What the Butler Saw

Just when TV is becoming so bad, so boring and so banal that chewing your own arm off starts looking like a riveting evening’s entertainment, along comes some fun, trashy Brit TV to take the edge off.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00141.htm


24: Scoop Advertising – All You Need To Know

CONTENTS: 1. General Information – Audience Statistics - The Scoop Market 2. Why Advertise On Scoop? - Increasing Brand Awareness - Generating Profile For Announcements & Product Launches - Generating Traffic To Online Services - Generating A Response ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00084.htm


25: 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


26: UQ Wire: Jeb Bush Flies High With Terror Airways

Terror Flight School Owner’s Plane Seized For Heroin Trafficking & Jeb Bush And Katherine Harris Fly With Drug Running Airways

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00214.htm


27: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Scoop Says Thanks! - Maree Howard: Government Signs Of ACC Appeal Abolition - More On The Homeland Security Sham - Upton Online – Diaspora Edition - Tube Talk: Fair Go’s Advert Awards - Police Evidence Concludes First Week Of Abbott Trial

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00151.htm


28: Controlling NATO: The Real Agenda At Prague

European diplomacy has clearly often been the nucleus of destruction. Is it now the only buffer left between peace-comparative and Manifest Destiny – the dream of Fortress USA to express its institutions around the world? The NATO Summit will be a decider.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00093.htm


29: 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


30: 'Marc My Words' from Marc Alexander

Time wasting tactics reach an all new low... The ‘debate’ in the chamber last Thursday evening was an example of dim-witted time-wasting by the so-called Opposition. This parliament began sitting on Tuesday with a menu of ten Bills to be debated, and by ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00536.htm

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