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

1: 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


2: Diebold Confirms U.S. Vote Count Vulnerabilities

Scoop has obtained internal mail messages from Diebold Election Systems which clearly and explicitly confirm security problems in the GEMS vote counting software that were highlighted in reports published on Scoop.co.nz and widely elsewhere in July.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00106.htm


3: Return Of The King Trailer Is Here!

TheOneRing.net brings you this exclusive first look at THE RETURN OF THE KING! This file was sent to us by person or persons unknown, it shows 1:35 minutes in GLORIOUS quicktime a TON of shots from ROTK. Sam and Frodo in Moria, Pippin and Merry, Gandalf ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0307/S00126.htm


4: Noam Chomsky: There's Good Reason to Fear US

Amid the aftershocks of recent suicide bombings in Baghdad and Najaf, and countless other horrors since Sept. 11, 2001, it is easy to understand why many believe that the world has entered a new and frightening "age of terror," the title of a recent ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00137.htm


5: Super Computer Weather: Hurricane Isabel

A deepening hurricane presently in the Carribean appears headed for the US mainland and could eventually make landfall anywhere from North Florida up to Massachusetts. The current NOAA medium range super computer forecast (see images below) however ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00109.htm


6: Super Computer Weather: Isabel Targets DC & NYC

Two new forecast paths for Hurricane Isabel show the storm crossing directly over either Washington DC or New York City on Thursday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00119.htm


7: 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


8: Scoop Feedback: Website Shutdown By Diebold

Black box voting refers to the secretive election process using insecure electronic voting machines manufactured by private corporations with ties to major Republicans and defense contractors. (For more on the phenomenon and the fight against this threat ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00133.htm


9: UN Radio: UN Not Taking Over and Running Iraq

UN Radio special report: UN Envoy for Middle East Says Peace Process Is at a Standstill - insists Chairman Arafat "not irrelevant"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00177.htm


10: Japan: Secret execution of 42 yr-old Mentally Ill

Japan: Secret execution of a 42 year-old mentally-ill man - perpetuating a harsh, and arbitrary practice

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00150.htm


11: WTO Cancun Trade Talks Collapse –Full Coverage

WTO Implodes In Cancun - Bedlam broke out in Cancun at around 2.10 pm after the Kenyan delegate emerged from deadokced talks on the Singapore issues of investment, competition, government procurement and trade facilitation and announced that the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00139.htm


12: Questions for Oral Answer - Tuesday, 16 September

1. Hon RICHARD PREBBLE to the Minister for Trade Negotiations: With the failure of the World Trade Organisation talks at Cancun and New Zealand's exclusion from the Australia/United States free trade negotiations, what, if anything, does the Government ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00351.htm


13: An End to Harawira-ism

The hijacking of the Northland foreshore and seabed hui by Titewhai Harawira and her associates today was an abuse of all of the North, MPs for Tamaki Makaurau and Te Tai Tokerau, John Tamihere and Dover Samuels said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00349.htm


14: Doug Giebel: Ending America as We Know It

The neo-conservative Bush Administration "plan" to remake our American nation intends to alter forever the relationship between government, business and the people.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00136.htm


15: Colombia: The War On Terror As Waged By Outlaws

The world wide assault on internationally accepted legal norms by the United States and its allies develops apace. In a nationally televised speech on September 8th, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe violently attacked human rights defenders, saying, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00135.htm


16: Opinion: The 2004 Election Has Already Been Rigged

The Neocons have determined that elections can be manipulated easily with the new touch screen voting systems and when accompanied by a media pounding of lies, the public will accept the rigged election results as fact.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00131.htm


17: Dr Brian Edwards must go

The National Party is lending its support to ACT MP Rodney Hide who's wrapped up in a very public spat with veteran broadcaster and Labour Party spin-Doctor Brian Edwards.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00353.htm


18: UQ Wire: A Letter To The Boston Globe

Dear Mr. Gilman: Who called Mayor Willie Brown, telling him not to fly on September 11? Who purchased all the put options against the downed aircraft that day, earning him/them millions of dollars? And why hasn't this been given serious attention by ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00134.htm


19: John Chuckman Cartoons: Ariel Sharon, Man Of Peace

Two cartoons by John Chuckman… ENDS

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00118.htm


20: Indymedia Images: The Battle Of Cancun S10-S15 '03

A small selection of Indymedia photos showing the view from the barricades at Cancun Mexico over the past five days.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00124.htm


21: Uri Avnery: A Disaster Foretold

So now it is official: the government of Israel has decided to assassinate Yasser Arafat. Not any more to "exile". Not any more to "expel or kill". Simply to "remove".

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00138.htm


22: New limit will promote road safety

A uniform 90 kmh open-road speed limit for all heavy vehicles will mean safer roads, Road Transport Forum Chief Executive Officer Tony Friedlander says. “Reducing the speed differential between some trucks and other road users will improve traffic ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00103.htm


23: United Future flip-flops on Supreme Court

National's Justice spokesman Richard Worth says that if New Zealanders were expecting fair and thorough deliberation on the controversial Supreme Court Bill, they'll be sorely disappointed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00364.htm


24: Montana World of WearableArt™ Awards - Creative NZ

Nelson designer Letty MacPhedran has won the inaugural Creative New Zealand Artistic Excellence Award with her winning entry, Yoi Yasa, announced this evening at the 2003 Montana World of WearableArt™ Awards in Nelson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0309/S00058.htm


25: Invertebrate Committee on Privy Council

The Select Committee report on the Supreme Court Bill shows how powerful Attorney-General Margaret Wilson is, despite claims that her PC agenda is a minority taste in the Labour Cabinet, ACT New Zealand Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00365.htm


26: Desperately Seeking The ROTK Trailer? Click Here

Go to Google , type "ROTK Trailer" into the box and click the "I am feeling lucky" button.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00004.htm


27: NZers - Owners Of The Foreshore and Seabed?

On Monday 18 August, the Government released its proposals on the foreshore and seabed of New Zealand. That night Prime Minister, Helen Clark, was on the Holmes show and announced to the nation that the Government’s proposal was to put the foreshore and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00348.htm


28: David G. Miller Online

Why America Suddenly Needs the UN - Despite its arguments to the contrary, the Bush Administration has been left with little choice but to call for United Nations assistance in policing and rebuilding Iraq. Earlier this year, it appeared that the future of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00127.htm


29: SuperComputer Weather: Hurricane Isabel's Landfall

As Hurricane Isabel approaches the Eastern Seaboard computer models are converging on a Cape Hatteras landfall in just under 70 hours time. Massive rainfall in the first six hours can be expected to cause widespread flooding in North Carolina and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00142.htm


30: Kidd Millennium Cartoon: Endangered Species

Cartoon by kiddmillennium.com…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00117.htm

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