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1: Inside A U.S. Election Vote Counting Program

Publication of this story marks a watershed in American political history. It is offered freely for publication in full or part on any and all internet forums, blogs and noticeboards. All other media are also encouraged to utilise material. Readers ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00065.htm


2: Sludge Report #154 – Bigger Than Watergate!

In This Edition: Bigger Than Watergate! - How To Rig An Election In The United States - Fantasy vs Reality - How We Discovered The Backdoor - Evidence Of Motive - Evidence Of Opportunity - Evidence Of Method - Evidence Of Prior Conduct - Consistent Unexplained ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00064.htm


3: Bald-Faced Lies About Black Box Voting Machines

Diebold voting machines are used in 37 states. The entire state of Ohio is considering dumping its old system to buy Diebold. Georgia already did. The Diebold files, supposedly secret voting machine files left on an unprotected web site for nearly six years ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00078.htm


4: U.S. Elections - Anatomy Of An Internet Scoop

Last week's Scoop exposes - see... Story Of The Week: Inside A U.S. Election Program - on security problems with Election Voting machines in the United States – have been far and way Scoop's top rating stories ever.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00110.htm


5: U.S. Election Integrity Flaw Discovered At Diebold

Recently, technicians and programmers for Diebold Election Systems, the company that supplied every single voting machine for the surprising 2002 results in the state of Georgia, the company that is preparing to convert the state of Maryland to its ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0302/S00052.htm


6: Daniel Patrick Welch: Our President is a Criminal

It's well past time to say it. Despite the weaseling and finger-pointing--in fact, because of it--the Forged Niger letter is indeed the smoking gun, and the chips have yet to stop falling

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00104.htm


7: Stateside with Rosalea: 2004 Election

Am I the only person to think it was weird that the USS Ronald Reagan was launched yesterday while Bush was in Africa? Is there a back story here to do with the Reagans and the Bushes? Did George W. offend the Navy in some way with his photo-op a few ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00097.htm


8: Advice For Reporters: Follow The Niger Forgeries

So, the head of CIA has fallen on his sword to protect his boss. Yet this feels like Watergate, with the floodgates poised to open wide. I've been pleased in recent days to discover that the corporate media actually has a pulse. I'd like to suggest a ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00107.htm


9: Leave the South China Sea to Asians

The gesture by China concerning non-violent resolution of regional difficulties is comforting, but we should not imagine for a moment that if military muscle is exerted by others, then Beijing will lie down like a purring pussy cat.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00101.htm


10: UQ Wire: Mr. Bush, You Are A Liar

There was a picture on the front page of the New York Times on Tuesday, July 8. It showed several American soldiers in Iraq sitting in utter dejection as they were informed by their battalion commander that none of them were going home anytime soon, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00093.htm


11: Story Of The Week: Inside A U.S. Election Program

Sludge Lifts The Lid On The Insecurity Of The US Voting System - In This Edition: Bigger Than Watergate! - How To Rig An Election In The United States - Fantasy vs Reality - How We Discovered The Backdoor - Evidence Of Motive - Evidence Of Opportunity ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00108.htm


12: UQ Wire: The Dubious Suicide of George Tenet

Things have reached a pretty pass indeed when you apologize for making a mistake, but nobody believes your apology. So it is today with CIA Director Tenet, and by proxy George W. Bush and his administration.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00111.htm


13: ACT's The Letter 14 July 2003

Parliament is currently in a two-week recess so Helen can indulge in her passion – visiting Europe to talk to Lefties. Nearly half the Cabinet is overseas. After four years of Government, Labour Ministers not accustomed to hard work are feeling ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00250.htm


14: Maori Myth-Making Grows From PM Dithering

Helen Clark's dithering has fertilised the growth of customary property claims to beaches - from a fanciful gleam in greedy eyes, to the mythical proportions fuelling tomorrow's Hauraki hui, ACT New Zealand Maori Affairs Spokesman Stephen Franks said ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00248.htm


15: Ari Fleischer on WMDs and Yellow Cake

Ari Fleischer: "... the information on yellow cake did, indeed, turn out to be incorrect... specifically on the yellow cake, the yellow cake for Niger, we've acknowledged that that information did turn out to be a forgery."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0307/S00099.htm


16: Dunne: Labour Waffling Must Stop Now

United Future leader, Peter Dunne, today repeated his call for the Labour-led Government to stop fluffing about on the issue of growing Maori claims over the foreshore and seabed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00251.htm


17: National Party elects President and new board

National Party Leader Bill English says he is delighted the Party's newly elected Board of Directors has reinstalled Judy Kirk as President.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00240.htm


18: Scoop Images: The Ski Trip – To Whakapapa

The Road To The Mountain Mt Ruapehu Not Long Now First Snow Towards Ngaruahoe (Before The Snowfall) Whakapapa Snow Gun Icicles (1) Icicles (2) Icicles (3) From The Hut - – Towards Ngaruahoe (After The Snowfall) From The Hut – The Rockgarden (After The ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00096.htm


19: Freed Journalists Describe Laotian Guerillas

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Americans supporting anti-communist Hmong guerrillas in Laos should realize they lost the CIA's support in 1975 and the abandoned stragglers must be rescued because they cannot fight, according to two European journalists who were ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00105.htm


20: Howard's End: Justice In Error Is Justice Denied

Just how bad can our justice and courts' system be when the Privy Council is overturning Court of Appeal decisions, the High Court doesn't tell people about their right to appeal or how to appeal a judgment, and the District Court in the ACC jurisdiction ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00106.htm


21: Italian Connection is Key to Niger Connection

Did U.S. intelligence use Italian intelligence to con British intelligence into believing what U.S. intelligence knew to be a lie — that Iraq sought uranium from Africa for use in a nuclear weapons program? Is that the “back story” behind this discredited ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00090.htm


22: Kidd Millennium: Clintons In 2008!

Will history repeat itself? Will Fleetwood Mac and the gang be dusted off one more time to usher the Clintons back into the White House? Inquiring minds have been speculating and the while the polls are not in, there is evidence that Bubba and Hill might be ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00103.htm


23: Political Party’s Registration Cancelled

The Electoral Commission announced today it had cancelled the registration of The People’s Republic of Aotearoa/New Zealand political party at the party’s request.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0307/S00072.htm


24: U.S. Seeks to Maximize Int Assistance To Iraq

"Iraq should be a proud sovereign country standing on its own two feet as soon as it can," and not become a ward of the international community, says a top Defense Department policy official .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0307/S00138.htm


25: Abbas Slams Israeli Threats against Arafat

Cabinet of Prime Minister Mahmud Abbas on Saturday categorically rejected Israeli premier Ariel Sharon’s threats against President Yasser Arafat and warned that such Israeli “provocation” could gravely harm the prospects of progress in the peace process.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0307/S00153.htm


26: Foreshore Troubles Of Government's Own Making

ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader Ken Shirley, the only MP not identified as Maori to attend the Hauraki hui on seabed and foreshore claims, today said that the Labour Government has no one to blame but itself for the unreasonable expectations that ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00252.htm


27: Genetically modified organisms – who’s liable?

With suspect corn on Japanese pizzas under the scientific and media microscope, what better time to discuss GMO liability.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0307/S00038.htm


28: Kirk Address to National Party Conference

New National Party President Speech: "This is the first National Party Conference held under our revised constitution following the dramatic constitutional conference held in Wellington in April this year."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00243.htm


29: English Address to National Party Conference

On election night 2002, I talked about the heritage of the National Party, that our philosophy had deep roots in the community, that National had strong instincts for what is best for New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0307/S00244.htm


30: Mini-War Prior to 9-11 May Explain Iraq Targeting

While the Bush administration is beset by questions about the accuracy of intelligence information the President cited in building a case for war against Iraq, the White House hawks have still not fully explained how Iraq became a target of the administration ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00089.htm

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