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

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 ...

2: Bev Harris: Diebold Rebuttals Don't Stand Up

Diebold voting machines are used in 37 states. Four computer scientists published a 24-page paper last week, announcing stunning flaws that appear to make vote-tampering easy. Diebold responded with some stunningly foolish assertions.

3: 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 ...

4: Voting Machines Blasted by Scientists

What follows is a set of discoveries, the result of the first-ever public examination of a secret, proprietary computer program used to count votes in 37 states. A hundred dollar item allows anyone to stuff the ballot box; remote access was left unprotected, ...

5: UQ Wire: Conspiracy Madness Grips Central Europe

Nineteen percent of Germans believe it is possible that elements of the United States government may have intentionally allowed or even ordered the Sept. 11 attacks to go ahead. Thirty percent of those under 30 hold this view. And 68 percent of all ...

6: Scoop Images: Loan Protester Takes On The DomPost

Somewhat oddly for a civic demonstration most of the people coming out of Newspaper House appeared to be smiling at the protestor and/or giving him the thumb's up signal. I suspect he found this a bit disconcerting.

7: 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 ...

8: David Bellamy Stuns The NZ Science Community

World famous science entertainer, Dr David Bellamy, stunned the New Zealand science community today by asserting the SARS virus was the result of genetic engineering. Although there has been some recent media speculation about the origins of the virus ...

9: PROPOSAL: Online Indymedia E-Voting Truth Alliance

Open Letter To The Online Indymedia Network - From Scoop Editor Alastair Thompson PROPOSAL: Online Indymedia E-Voting Truth Alliance....

10: U.S. Kills Saddam's Sons Uday and Qusay

The U.S. Central Command reports that Saddam Hussein's sons, Uday and Qusay, died July 22 when forces of the 101st Airborne Division and Special Operations Forces mounted an operation against suspected regime figures in the northern Iraqi city ...

11: Global Peace And Justice Auckland Newsletter #42

From 10-14 September 2003, the ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) takes place in Cancun, Mexico. The scene is set for another showdown of the kind that brought the WTO to a standstill in Seattle. While the global corporate ...

12: UQ Wire: Connecting The Dots Bush..Bath..Bin Laden

Saudi Sheikh Khalid bin Mahfouz, an Osama bin Laden benefactor, has laundered money into tax-exempt U.S. entities for years as a foreign financier of terrorism. But a new 9/11 lawsuit is thrusting Mahfouz’s latent past business links to George W. ...

13: English Speech: Passing The Parcel

Thanks for this opportunity to pay my respects to you. Your positive work for the community often passes without praise - often involves significant personal sacrifice - sometimes even pain especially when the rate demands go out.

14: New power plant for electricity supply security

A new 155 megawatt power plant will be built before next winter to help provide increased certainty of electricity supply for New Zealand, says Energy Minister Pete Hodgson.

15: US Troops Ready For Iraqis To Quit Bringing It On

U.S. Troops Ready For Iraqis To Quit Bringing It On American soldier, while 'plenty tough,' wish President Bush would shut the hell up.

16: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics (Last Night's)

A Week Of UN-Styled Statesmanship - Photo Essay: Kiwi War Vets Revisit Graves Of Fallen Friends - STORY OF THE WEEK: Diebold Rebuttals Simply Astonishing - The Cons And Cons Of Depleted Uranium - Vote Day In Phnom Penh - Central Europe: When Things ...

17: Minister Must Honour Her Pledge To Resign

The latest round of denials from Immigration Minister Lianne Dalziel is rapidly turning into a case of “what she didn’t know and when she didn’t know it” said New Zealand First leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.

18: Tobacco robs New Zealanders of healthy life years

Tobacco is the leading cause of lost healthy life years in New Zealand, largely due to deaths from heart attacks and strokes.

19: Questions For Oral Answer: Wednesday, 30 July 2003

1. Hon MURRAY McCULLY to the Minister of Immigration: What specific matters has she requested that Mr Andrew Lockhart, general manager of the New Zealand Immigration Service, investigate, as reported in today’s New Zealand Herald, and why has she ...

20: Dedicated Lois An Inspiration To Fitness Staff

Manurewa Resident Lois Pickering Fisher proves that determination and drive can overcome physical disabilities when striving for improved health and fitness.

21: Translation Of Newsweek Article On Bush Nazi Ties

NOTE: The following is a translation of the Polish Newsweek article linked to by Scoop last week. A big thankyou to Scoop reader Luke for providing the translation. – The Scoop Editor

22: Replies To Tuesday's Questions For Written Answer

4842 (2003). Rodney Hide to the Minister for Industry and Regional Development (16 May 2003): What public relation firms have been contracted to Industry New Zealand in the past twelve months, what were the contracts for, and how much was the dollar ...

23: Greens supply answers to the power plant puzzle

Green Co-leader and Energy spokesperson Jeanette Fitzsimons has noted some gaping holes in the Government's explanation today for building a new oil-fired power plant at Whirinaki. In the interests of furthering understanding of just how we found ourselves ...

24: Undeleted Uranium And The Highest Standard

Recent flap highlights administration’s different standards of accuracy, depending on the speaker, setting and audience - By Dennis Hans

25: Top Young Chef In New Zealand

Seven top young apprentice chefs, from Christchurch to Auckland, competed to find the Hospitality Standards Institute (HSI) Cookery Modern Apprentice of the Year, on Friday 25th July at AUT, Auckland.

26: Chuckman Cartoon: Donald Rumsfeld's Trophy Room

Cartoon by John Chuckman

27: Dunne on the Constitution

ACT Leader Richard Prebble said today in response to United Party leader, Peter Dunne's statement that his party will support government legislation to declare Mr Duynhoven an MP, that if so, will United be moving an amendment to also declare Kelly ...

28: State Dept. Daily Press Briefing for July 28

LIBYA 1-2 Statements by Muammar Qadhafi about Pan Am Flight 103 1 Compensation for Families of Pan Am Flight 103

29: John Tamihere: The cost of British justice

If you happen to be thinking of taking a case to the Privy Council, you'll no doubt want to pay attention to the following Tamihere Tight-arse Tips, because you'll definitely be needing them.

30: 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 ...

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