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1: 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


2: 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


3: Scoop Reader Survey: Should Paul Holmes Be Sacked?

New Zealand broadcast don Paul Holmes last week raged-racist against United Nations secretary general Kofi Annan, calling him a “Cheeky Darkie” on Holmes’ morning Newstalk ZB radio show. The mind-filth was certainly a low and demoralizing point in the broadcaster’s ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00261.htm


4: Eco-Economy: Iraq’s Oil Industry

The United States of America, having invaded Iraq, is faced with a political quagmire and a commercial opportunity. Recent efforts to enroll the United Nations to help pay the costs of the occupation and “reconstruction” are disingenuous.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00250.htm


5: 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


6: Myanmar Times Says Burmese Want U.S. Invasion

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Many Burmese want U.S. President George W. Bush and the U.N. to invade Burma with warplanes and troops to topple the military regime, said Burma-based Ross Dunkley, a CEO and managing editor of the government-censored Myanmar Times.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00252.htm


7: Bev Harris: Diebold End-Runs Around Certification

If certification isn't being done properly, the whole house of cards falls. Below are actual copies of internal Diebold memos which show that uncertified software is being used in elections, and that Diebold programmers intentionally end-run the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00150.htm


8: 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


9: UN Radio: Annan Calls for Aid Trade With Africa

Guinea-Bissau parties pull back from brink following coup d’état – UN Envoy tells Security Council

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00357.htm


10: Scoop Feedback: Response To Holmes Sacking Survey

Twenty four votes in so far in this Scoop Survey with a majority in favour of sacking Paul Holmes for his "Cheeky Darkie" remarks about UNSG Kofi Annan.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00263.htm


11: Public Address 30/09/03 - Tabloid Tale

Yeah, I know I wasn't going to mention NZ Tabloid, but I have come into possession of some interesting emails, and no one else seems to have covered this, so this is how they got scammed ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00260.htm


12: Guyana Venezuela seek aid to settle border dispute

Guyana and Venezuela are seeking to reinvigorate discussions under the aegis of Secretary-General Kofi Annan in a bid to resolve the nearly two-century-old border dispute between the two neighbours on the northern shoulder of South America, a United Nations spokesman ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00353.htm


13: Powell: Power Transfer Depends on Iraq's Readiness

The United States and the United Nations agree that there should be "a transfer of authority as quickly as possible to the Iraqis," but such a transfer cannot take place before the Iraqis are prepared to "discharge that authority in a ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00341.htm


14: Bev Harris: New Site For Diebold Voting Files

This site is a mini-mini-mini version of the New Zealand download link for the Diebold files, which maxed out its bandwidth and is no longer available. On this site, Jim March boldly placed a lot of files for those who want to examine OUR voting system ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00043.htm


15: Staff prayers PC gone mad

Staff taking work time to attend morning karakia and waiata at Parliament is a waste of work time and political correctness gone absolutely mad, says National MP Judith Collins.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00606.htm


16: Show Us Your Principles John

The government needs to completely rethink its foreshore and seabed stance said ACT Leader Richard Prebble.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00604.htm


17: Coming Soon To The USA? Plan Condor, The Sequel

When Shimon Peres celebrated his 80th birthday on September 22nd, there at the top of the guest list, ahead of Bill Clinton, Mikhail Gorbachev, South Africa's F.W. De Klerk, and Australia's Bob Hawke was Carlos Bulgheroni. Bulgheroni is head of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00246.htm


18: Sharon Beder speaks in Auckland and Wellington

‘Power Play: the hidden costs of deregulating and privatising power’ - Sharon Beder speaks in Auckland and Wellington

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00183.htm


19: ROTK Trailer Description?

So we all know that the ROTK trailer is not out, nor will it be out for a little while...or will it? Check out this email from Ringer Spy Mr. Sieve. Mr. Sieve was at a convention in Chicago over the weekend and stumbled across a booth with the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0303/S00055.htm


20: Unique Tool For New Zealand Business Developed

Four of the country’s most influential business organisations have joined forces to develop a unique and sophisticated resource for New Zealand businesses.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00304.htm


21: Iserve Launches New Wellington Based Isp

Local Web Hosting Company iSERVE have launched a new Regional ISP under the brand name FRESHER.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00302.htm


22: N. Carolina Eyewitness Reports Of Hurricane Isabel

It is raining sideways. The wind is gusting up to 50 mph. Most businesses and schools are closed today. All of this and we are in Raleigh, North Carolina about 200 miles west of the coast.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00174.htm


23: Prebble's The Letter

RECORD TAX REVENUE Tax collected in the last financial year was up $3.57 billion. A massive 9.9% increase in tax. The biggest increase in NZ’s history. The government’s surplus is now a record $5.6 billion – $1.5 billion higher than was predicted in ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00603.htm


24: UQ Wire: The Most Insidious of Traitors

Rove was fired from the 1992 Bush Sr. campaign for trashing Robert Mosbacher, Jr., who was the chief fundraiser for the campaign and an avowed Bush loyalist. Rove accomplished this trashing of Mosbacher by planting a negative story with columnist Bob Novak.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00262.htm


25: With Chaos In Iraq Bush Political Support Plummets

As Chaos Reigns in Iraq, Bush's Political Support Plummets at Home - Interview with John Nichols, Washington correspondent with The Nation magazine, conducted by Scott Harris

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00255.htm


26: Guaranteed slow death for clothing industry

Labour is deserting its trade union roots and undermining its own full-employment policy by slashing in half New Zealand's remaining tariffs on imported clothing, Green Party Co-leader Rod Donald said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00610.htm


27: Chuckman Cartoon: Laura Bush To Polish US Image

Cartoon by John Chuckman…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00254.htm


28: Earthquake triggers Chch water cut-off valves

A system designed to make sure Christchurch does not lose drinking water held in reservoirs on the Port Hills after an earthquake worked perfectly this morning, says City Council operations and maintenance manager Mike Bourke.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00206.htm


29: Bush Claims To Have Come Up With A Good Idea

Wahington, D.C .--In response to challenges from France and other nations to relinquish political power to the UN and set a timeline leading to elections in Iraq, Bush simply reworded the request and passed it off as his own idea while in discussions last ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00256.htm


30: Powell Urges All Nations Aid Iraq's Reconstruction

In an interview on ABC's This Week September 28, Secretary of State Colin Powell called upon the nations of the world to "come together and help reconstruct Iraq and give the people of Iraq hope and a better future."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00340.htm

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