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Scoop: Weekend Ratings

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

1: Deck of Cards Helps Identify Regime's Most Wanted

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2003 – Coalition forces in Iraq are using a specially created deck of 55 playing cards to identify the "most wanted" members of Saddam Hussein's regime.

2: Scoop Feedback: Death and Casualty From Iraq

The following feedback has been received from Scoop readers in response to our decision to publish graphic pictures from Al Jazeera showing the true horror of war.

3: The Surrender Deal Of Iraq's Republican Guard

How Bush And Rumsfeld Traded American $, Citizenship And Residency In The US For The Capitulation Of Baghdad.

4: Photo-Essay 1: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

5: Real Deal: CSC DynCorp & the Economics of Lawlessness

MAPPING THE REAL DEAL DynCorp & the Economics of Lawlessness UnAnswered Questions Re: US Sole Source Contract Award to DynCorp To Police & Manage Judiciary and Prisons in Iraq by Catherine Austin Fitts , Solari

6: Photo-Essay 2: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

7: Photo-Essay 3: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

8: Is idiocy driving the USA to an Arab-Zionist war?

Fear and loathing of terrorism and WMDs brought an American public to heel as its president secured Iraqi oil. Today the same line is trotted out to justify waging war against Syria. Is destiny or idiocy driving the USA toward an Arab-Zionist war?

9: UQ Wire: A Very Odd Incident At LaGuardia Airport

White powder and gas mask are found in luggage, but Israeli woman not detained and allowed to board plane to Texas. - The Texas FBI won't return calls asking if the woman has actually been interviewed. - The powder tests positive for anthrax, then ...

10: Saddam's Legacy Or Interventionism Gone Wrong?

Iraq is likely to remain in the headlines and front pages of international media for quite some time; the war is far from over.

11: Sam Smith: What Happened In Mosul?

A number of innocent Iraqis were killed and many more injured by the U.S. troops in Mosul in an incident that has been generally downplayed by the U.S. media.

12: Who is Zalmay Khalilzad, Special Envoy for Iraq

George Bush has named the disease: Islamic fundamentalist terrorism. But rest easy. He has also named the cure: Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad.

13: The Real Deal About Enron (Part 7) – Interview

Mapping the Real Deal… The Real Deal About Enron ... an interview with Scoop Real Deal Columnist Catherine Austin Fitts Part Seven Of Seven Parts By Daniel Armstrong* Originally Published By Sanders Research Associates

14: UQ Wire: Baghdad n' Basra, A Song By MalcontentX

Distribution via the Unanswered Questions Wire Sign up for the wire at: Unanswered Questions : Thinking for ourselves.

15: UQ Wire: 911 The Evangelical Christian Connection

The money man behind two Florida flight schools which trained an as-yet undisclosed number of terrorist pilots has ties with the Evangelical Christian Right, including having loaned televangelist Jerry Falwell a reputed $1 million to bailout his failing ...

16: Scoop Continues To Publish Reality Of War Images

Editorial: Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage of this US invasion of Iraq will not be censored nor sanitised. Let us consider why this is so.

17: The Iraq War's Trashiest Piece Of Propaganda

There are scores of candidates for the distinction of trashiest war propaganda in a mainstream publication, and readers outside Canada may not recognize my nominee's name, but I am confident readers will recognize the merit of Margaret Wente's column ...

18: Halliburton's History Supporting Terrorist Regimes

Kellogg Brown & Root, the company chosen last month by the Pentagon to extinguish oil well fires in Iraq, has a long history of supporting the same terrorist regimes vilified by the Bush administration and on at least one occasion defrauded the United ...

19: Scoop Images: U.S. POWs Shown On Al Jazeera TV

An unknown group of U.S. soldiers have been captured by Iraqi forces. The U.S. mainstream media has not shown footage of the event, even though they have shown footage of Iraqi POWs. Apparently there are five U.S. soldiers captured, and an unknown number ...

20: Firas Al-Atraqchi: Before You Cheer...

North American media, specifically those represented by CNN, MSNBC, and FOX, are jubilant, nearly giddy in their reporting of this incredible U.S. victory over the evil dictatorship of Iraq.

21: NZers Duped in Propaganda Coup - Apology Due

The April 9th destruction of the statue of Saddam Hussein was reported by the BBC and duly reported by New Zealand television, radio and newspapers as a "momentous event" with the media acting as a "witness to history". New Zealanders were duped ...

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, ...

23: Keith Rankin: Do We Need A Global Police Force?

It has been long evident that the United States' invasion and conquest of Iraq has been neither a quest for weapons of mass destruction (whatever that phrase means) nor a selfless exorcism of an evil regime. The United States was always too eager.

24: 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 ...

25: Images: General Franks Visits Baghdad

Members of General Tommy Franks component commanders in the theater meet for the first time inside a former palace of Saddam Husseins on Wednesday, April16, 2003. It was General Franks' first visit to the Baghdad area and one week after the capitol ...

26: The Real Deal About Enron (Part 1) - Introduction

What investment banker Catherine Austin Fitts invariably emphasizes in her discussion of global money flows is the extent to which criminal proceeds play a part in the real world economy. This should come as no surprise to anyone.

27: Photo-Essay 1: Dead US Soldiers In Nasiriya

GRAPHIC IMAGES MAY DISTURB: The purpose of information sharing is to empower individuals to make informed choices. If publishing these images causes those, who would support more killing to consider their decisions, then publishing is justified.

28: David Miller Online: Bush’s Syrian Dilemma

Less than a week after his armies stormed into Baghdad, George W. Bush has turned his sights towards Syria. Not only has he issued warnings that Damascus must co-operate with Washington in preventing members of the Saddam regime from finding refuge there ...

29: War Pictures Cause Yellowtimes.Org To Be Shut Down

Somebody doesn't like hearing the truth. Okay, for a second, lets scratch that and choose a slightly less politically charged term. Someone doesn't like to be disputed with alternative views, counterclaims, research and fact. Someone wants you, the ...

30: PINR: Postwar Objectives In Iraq

With the fall of Saddam Hussein from power, the United States government is busy preparing for its postwar occupation. Current plans call for putting U.S. officials in charge of Iraq under the name of the Office of Reconstruction and Humanitarian ...

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