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

1: Scoop Links: CIA & Pentagon Push For Total Control

Below are a series of links to recent articles concerning the latest legal developments in the War on Terror on the U.S. home-front.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00030.htm


2: All News Is Lies: A Falling-Out Among Thieves?

In the middle of the war in Iraq, the US Secretary of State, Colin Powell, did an extraordinary thing. He left Washington for a week to undertake a trip to Turkey, to Nato HQ in Brussels and…to Serbia. Can Belgrade really be on a strategic par with ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00233.htm


3: William Rivers Pitt: George W. Christ?

We are talking about a man who wears masks for the sake of political opportunism, and to survive moments when he has to address himself in the bathroom mirror. Does this newest mask have George W. Bush taking on the mantle of Jesus Christ, Savior ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00033.htm


4: Captions: The Mother Of All Photo Opportunities

We have had an outstanding reaction to our "Mother Of All Photo Opportunities" photo caption competition. A big thank you to all the readers who entered. Your wit and insight can be viewed below. To those whose entries are missing, remember this ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00024.htm


5: Hard News 05/05/03 - Helen's Travels

So, according to the Dominion Post and One News Helen Clark has told Britain and America they might live to regret unleashing the "law of the jungle" through their war in Iraq. But, oddly enough, she didn't. She didn't even tell the Guardian ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00031.htm


6: Three-yearly cervical screening reduces cancer

New Zealand evidence shows that population based cervical screening is beneficial for the people it is targeted at, National Cervical Screening Programme (NCSP) clinical leader Dr Hazel Lewis said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0305/S00012.htm

8: Scoop Mystery: Inventing Private Lynch? Or Not…

Another day another inexplicable event on the world wide weirdness. This time we have the odd case of the prescient registration of an Internet Domain Name.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00102.htm


9: Sam Smith: The Coalition of the Shilling

Tired of killing Muslims, we are now trying to teach their survivors some democracy. There are a number of practical problems with this, among them being that the curriculum is in the hands of the most authoritarian, deceitful, anti-democratic, and constitution-wrecking ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00037.htm


10: John Kaminski: Horror In Your Own Home

This is a note to parents. You could consider it a warning, but it's really just a congratulatory note, reminding you what you have done to your children, by not paying sufficient attention to the world around you.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00035.htm


11: Opposition to Occupation Threatens Bush Agenda

Interview with Mansour Farhang, professor of political science at Bennington College, Vt. conducted by Scott Harris

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00036.htm


12: 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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00265.htm


13: Weapons of Mass Distraction: Where? Find? Plant?

The Bush administration's refusal to allow UN inspectors to join the hunt for weapons of mass destruction in U.S.-occupied Iraq has elicited high interest in foreign news media.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00029.htm


14: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 06 May 2003

1. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: What did she mean when she said “What everyone’s looking at is whether there is going to be a Franco/German/Russia linkup with good links through to the Chinese against what we have which looks like a small ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00112.htm


15: Thom Hartmann: The Crime Of The Century

During this lull in the fighting between the 2002 election cycle Iraq conflict and the soon-to-come 2004 election cycle conflict, it's a good time to (anonymously) sit in a library or bookstore and browse "The Turner Diaries" and Gore Vidal's "Perpetual ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00025.htm


16: Scientists Find Seafloor Hotspots South Of Tonga

A joint New Zealand and Australian oceanographic expedition has found eight hydrothermally active submarine volcanoes and five seafloor vent fields south of Tonga.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0305/S00005.htm


17: 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


18: Images: Playing Card Deck Shows Way To Regime Cha

In the wake of the U.S.'s "pre-emptive" destruction of Iraq, her people, and her culture, the Trade Regulation Organization is issuing a "55 most wanted" playing-card deck ( http://gatt.org/regime/) similar to the one that the Pentagon issued two weeks ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0304/S00320.htm


19: Mapping the Real Deal: The American Tapeworm

By managing it’s hosts desire, a tapeworm manipulates its host to set aside self-interest and please its parasite. And so the tapeworm proceeds to consume its host’s energy and health, with the host doing most of the work.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00228.htm


20: Hard News 06/05/03 - Impressions

Really, it's bad enough that we in Auckland have to endure John Banks without him being inflicted on Wellingtonians. His foray into the debate over the Lord of the Rings world premiere - suggesting that Auckland should host it instead - was more ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00038.htm


21: Too Little Too Late

ACT Leader Richard Prebble said today New Zealand was continuing to pay a heavy price for our failure to contribute to the Coalition of the Willing. Peace keeping in Iraq could be time consuming, very expensive, dangerous and certainly, a thankless ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00105.htm


22: Minister Caught Out

Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey is guilty of one of two things - he either misled Parliament, or is simply not on top of his own portfolio, ACT New Zealand Social Welfare Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00119.htm


23: Vehicle Emissions Q&A

What is the proposed Vehicle Emissions Policy? The government is looking at a number of short-term and long-term options to bring New Zealand’s vehicle emissions down; the health impacts of vehicle emissions are too high. These options focus on improving ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00085.htm


24: 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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00228.htm


25: Annan And Australian Prime Minister Meet on Iraq

Annan And Australian Prime Minister Meet, Discuss Post-Conflict Iraq Secretary-General Kofi Annan met with Prime Minister John Howard of Australia today at United Nations Headquarters in New York, where they held discussions on a range of topics, including ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0305/S00035.htm


26: Stateside: Lifeless dummies on a closed course

2004 Presidential Election - I surrender. You just looked too, too good, Mr Prez, in your flying suit. Where do I get a job as the presidential strap-tightener? And when's the AWOL George action figure coming out, so I can put it with my GI Joe?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00023.htm


27: Alert! NZ Orion deploys to the Gulf

Mark Burton, Minister of Defence, announced today that an RNZAF P3 Orion will depart from Whenuapai for the Gulf of Oman on 11 May (see text of his media release below).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0305/S00048.htm


28: Secretary Colin L. Powell - Beirut, Lebanon

Press Briefing With Lebanese Foreign Minister Jean Obeid Following Meeting With Lebanese President Lahoud, Speaker of the Parliament Berri, and Prime Minister Hariri at the Presidential Palace

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0305/S00030.htm


29: 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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0304/S00221.htm


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, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00068.htm

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