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

1: UQ Wire: The Kissinger Bombshell

Our lord and emperor George W. Bush has just tied together the entire ball of 9/11 lies and related wax, stuck a wick in it, and handed us the match. He has done so by appointing Henry Kissinger chairman of the long-awaited "independent" ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00180.htm


2: UQ: Rosenbaum’s Penile Prose Vs Vidal’s Triumph

I personally do admit to a taste for sparing no words when a mean-spirited, pompous piece of you-know-what has the gall to ridicule the right to ask questions - spitting down his vindictive from the spit-polished towers of the intellectual prostitute, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00186.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: Scoop Archive: 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/archive/scoop/stories/61/a9/200210301020.f626e86d.html


5: UQ Wire: Kissinger Commission? Huh?

'Follow all facts, wherever they lead'; these were Bush's words today (November 27, 2002) at a signing ceremony at the White House establishing the "National Commission on the Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States." [H.R.4628; SEC. 601-610]

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00185.htm


6: John Kaminski: When Medicines Are Meant To Kill

Have you noticed? In the mainstream corporate media, some stories are never written. Throughout American history the media have deliberately ignored certain subjects. Two areas especially overlooked are government drug smuggling and population control ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00182.htm


7: Abbott Murder Trial: Sixty Four Seconds

At the conclusion of yesterday’s evidence in the trial of Senior Constable Keith Abbott for the murder of Steven Wallace the difficulty of the jury’s task was shown in sharp relief through the eyes and ears of almost-eye-witness Todd Wilson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00187.htm


8: Scoop Archive: 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/archive/scoop/stories/b2/1e/200211201801.60d95d0c.html


9: Naked in Nuhaka: Tipping Point

I've only ever seen a dead whale once before, in Opoutama when I was a young boy. Somewhere stashed in my Dad's photo collection is a shot of me standing beside the morose, dead corpse of a much smaller whale, about 12 feet long with dried-out dark ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00188.htm


10: Chris Floyd: Slouching Toward Tyranny

We've said it before, and we'll keep on saying it: A country whose leader has the power to imprison any citizen, on his order alone, and hold them indefinitely, in military custody, without access to the courts, without a lawyer, without any charges, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00181.htm


11: Howard’s End: ACC Examination Back To 1991 Needed

Public disquiet and media interest over problems in ACC has caused National's spokesperson, Dr Paul Hutchison, to join NZ First Peter Brown in calling for a public inquiry into ACC's practices. If the politicians are genuine then we should not see an inquiry ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00189.htm


12: The Real Deal: The Ultimate New Business Cold Call

Lest you think that my comment about the New York Stock Exchange is too strong, let's look at one event that occurred before our "war on drugs" went into high gear through Plan Colombia, banging heads over narco dollar market share in Latin America.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00069.htm


13: Bill English Speech: The Line In The Sand

It’s gone too far. And no one knows better than you - the people of Welcome Bay. It has gone too far when people minding their own business in Welcome Bay have their land shut up by bad law, woolly thinking and opportunism.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00662.htm


14: The Right Talk - Political Correctness Too Far

Over 300 people turned up in Tauranga last night to hear Bill English speak on the Wahi Tapu in Welcome Bay, which is stopping landowners from using their own private property.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00682.htm


15: English Asleep at the Wahi-Tapu Wheel

Libertarianz leader Russell Watkins describes the National Party as "deceitful, unprincipled parasites to whom property rights are just another principle to trade away."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00223.htm


16: 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


17: Civil Money Laundering Action Against Rj Reynolds

The European Commission has filed a civil action on behalf of the European Community (EC) and ten Member States against the US cigarette manufacturer R. J. Reynolds, following the dismissal of its cigarette smuggling action last February.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0211/S00141.htm


18: Guest Opinion: A Tangled Web Of Transportation Law

A group of young men in a car are apprehended by a police officer at Te Kauwhata, near Huntley. Brandishing a screwdriver the driver smashes the patrol car’s windscreen. The eagle helicopter lands and rescues the officer.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00183.htm


19: Harvard Business Review Slams Cullen Super Fund

ACT Finance Spokesman Rodney Hide today said that the prestigious Harvard Business Review was quite right in slamming the Cullen Super Fund for its sloppy accountability.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00681.htm


20: More Taxpayer-Supplied Perks for Joining Union

ACT Finance Spokesman Rodney Hide today revealed that Helen Clark's government has supplied further taxpayer subsidies to employees signing up with government-friendly unions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00678.htm


21: 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


22: Arresting The U.S. Economy’s Suicidal Trajectory

Although their objectives are to provide support to the capitalist economy, financial advisers, business consultants, etc. continually stumble over the undesired truth of what the future holds for their clients.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00174.htm


23: 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


24: 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


25: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Steven Wallace’s Final Sixty Four Seconds - Halt Taniwha! You Shall Not Pass - Howard’s End: Let’s Have A Proper ACC Inquiry - Naked In Nuhaka: Is Anything Now Possible - UQ Wire: In Defence Of Gore Vidal - Henry Kissinger To Inquire Into [Cover-up] ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00190.htm


26: UQ Wire: 911 Hijackers Who Lived At A US Navy Base

Come Fly With Me? A Saudi Flying Instructor Who Died Mysteriously On May 8 Had The Same Name as Two 9/11 Hijackers Who Lived At The Same U.S. Naval Air Base

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00085.htm


27: STV Mock Election for Ruler of the Universe

Auckland STV advocates will be staging a mock election for the “Ruler of the Universe” to demonstrate just how simple the Single Transferable Voting system is:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00227.htm


28: Buzzflash: CNN Peace Protest Becomes A 404

Why Did the Mainstream - So-Called Liberal - News Media Downplay the 100,000+ Antiwar Protestors in D.C. In October? A Special BuzzFlash News Analysis

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00175.htm


29: Kids Sit the Wrong NCEA Exam

As predicted, failure to implement NCEA smoothly has resulted in children sitting the wrong exam paper, ACT New Zealand Education Spokesman Donna Awatere Huata said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00668.htm


30: The Real Deal: RJR Takeover Wars - Episode II

Cigarettes as Currency --- The European Union Sues RJR Tobacco for Two Decades of Global Money Laundering for Colombian Drug Lords, Russian Mafia, Italian Mafia, Saddam Hussein’s Family & New York Real Estate Investors.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00167.htm


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