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

1: SRA Commentary: The American Imperial Dollar

President Bush rang in the New Year changes with a huge tax cut package that was vintage Grand Old Party, with the emphasis on party. The critics predictably slammed it, therefore, characterising it as a giveaway to the rich.

2: Howard’s End: Has the Rule of Law Been Abandoned

The rule of law has been abandoned when so-called "civilised"countries unlawfully invade another or, domestically, when a reviewer of ACC decisions believes that just because something is not authrorised in the legislation it "is of no relevance." ...

3: The Real Deal: Felix Rohatyn's Financial Holocaust

The Real Deal is that we do not need to give more power and money to the people who are stealing our money and freedoms and promoting organized crime and warfare.

4: Guest Opinion: The Awakening.. Jan 18

It was reported that some 500,000 gathered in D.C. today. I don't know about numbers, but I do know that pictures taken from a helicopter showed a sea of people forever and ever and ever!

5: Bush Is Racking Up "Frequent Liar Miles"

Lyndon Johnson is remembered for lying about Vietnam, Richard Nixon for lying about Watergate, Bill Clinton for lying about adultery. George W. Bush is known as a straight shooter. What’s wrong with that picture?

6: What The World Needs Now…

In Remembrance of Martin Luther King: What the world needs now… is a visionary who through moral and ethical soundness can lead this world’s peoples to a place of justice where regard for one another is exchanged irrespective of race, country, or religion.

7: John Kaminski: The System Can't Be Fixed

Our president is a criminal, if not surely guilty, at least chargeable for the following offenses: Military desertion, cocaine smuggling, conspiracy to destroy American landmarks, conspiracy to commit mass murder in New York, Washington, Pennsylvania and Afghanistan. ...

8: Scoop Images: Washington D.C’s 3/500,000 Finest

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9: Did Carter Know About Auckland University Threats?

Conservation Minister Chris Carter is - at the very least - allowing a ministerial employee to intimidate Auckland University over its plans to sell land at Waikawau Bay, ACT New Zealand Tertiary Education Spokesman Deborah Coddington revealed today.

10: UQ Wire: There's Something Happening Here

Someone once said that convictions are tested not when things are easy, or when circumstances do not challenge the mettle of your beliefs. Convictions are tested when standing on your principles causes inconvenience and pain. If you are able to withstand the ...

11: Scoop Images: Peace Message From The Deep South

Today people from McMurdo Station in Antarctica joined with the millions of others around the world in calling for peace not war.

12: UQ Wire: John le Carré - USA Has Gone Mad

America has entered one of its periods of historical madness, but this is the worst I can remember: worse than McCarthyism, worse than the Bay of Pigs and in the long term potentially more disastrous than the Vietnam War.

13: John Roughan: Will We Ever Learn?

Solomons' Central Bank made it clear as full daylight, RAONK (Royal Assembly of Nations and Kingdoms) is a fraud, a fake, a confidence trick. Yet, government holds on to its dream of 'free big money'. Every Solomons' bank, every single one of them, informed ...

14: Stateside With Rosalea: What would Mary do?

"George Bush, get a clue! The people of the world are not with you. George Bush, get a clue! The people of the world are not with you." The chant is swallowed up by a kind of Mexican-wave cheer that is passing from the back of the march up to ...

15: Scoop Images: San Francisco’s 200,000 Finest

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16: Government On Wrong Track

ACT New Zealand Transport Spokesman Deborah Coddington today questioned the Government's reported plan to buy the national rail network from Tranz Rail for up to $130 million.

17: NCEA Results System is Pathetic

The release of the first ever NCEA results prove exactly why they should also be the last, ACT Associate Education Spokesman Deborah Coddington said today.

18: David Miller: Let the Sailing do the Talking

The forthcoming showdown between Team New Zealand and Alinghi must be a marketing persons dream come true. Russell Coutts has seldom been far from the news since he and several others parted company with Team New Zealand to join the Swiss syndicate. ...

19: Somebody Tell the Greens: The Cold War is Over

ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader Ken Shirley has slammed the Green Party, branding them Luddites for opposing the bid by Air New Zealand's engineering operation at Christchurch International Airport to win a huge new contract to service Hercules ...

20: New Zealand Film Sweeps Karafilm Awards

The Karachi International Film Festival 2002 also known as 2nd KaraFilm Festival concluded on Sunday with an impressive awards ceremony in which a New Zealand film "A Small Life" walked away with 8 awards.

21: Revealing the 20 Best Places to Work

These are just a snapshot of how New Zealand's best employers are treating their workers. The stories are revealed in the new Unlimited Best Places to Work, New Zealand largest employee survey.

22: John Cory In Saudi Arabia: The Games of War

The game is afoot as they say. While Ari Fleischer keeps denying that the war is inevitable, you cannot walk around Kuwait, or parts of Bahrain, without tripping over American military equipment and personnel or reporter-celebrities in safari ...

23: Image: Mayors Unite For Auckland’s Second Airport

Caption of photo : From Left: Mayor George Wood, former North Shore City Mayor George Gair, MP John Tamihere, and North Shore City Mayor George Wood, at Whenuapai airbase.

24: Health D-G Warns of Traditional Medicines

Director-General of Health Dr Karen Poutasi is today warning people to stop taking eleven traditional Chinese medicines sold as herbal remedies after investigation and testing revealed they contain prescription medicines and toxic substances.

25: Travel leaders treated to a taste of Middle Earth

Minister of Tourism Mark Burton is headed to Sydney today to launch a series of special screenings of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, organised by Tourism New Zealand for several hundred prominent members of the Australian tourism sector.

26: Jan. 18 March On Washington To Demand No War


27: Images: Lord Of The Rings Exhibition At Te Papa

In anticipation of the release of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the central instalment in writer/director/producer Peter Jackson's epic trilogy based on the J.R.R. Tolkien masterpiece, Te Papa proudly announces a world exclusive and a bold ...

28: Scoop Images: Helms Deep Press Conference (1)

The following pictures show film director Peter Jackson with members of the cast and crew of the Lord of the Rings trilogy of films, the filming of which is now drawing to a close in the Wellington region.

29: 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 ...

30: 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, ...

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