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

1: Diebold Memos Disclose Florida 2000 E-Voting Fraud

Something very strange happened in Volusia County on election night November 2000, the night that first Gore won Florida, then Bush, and then as everybody can so well remember there was a tie.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00211.htm


2: NEWSFLASH: Dr Don Brash New Leader Of National

Dr Brash has been elected leader of the National Party at a special caucus meeting this morning. The announcement was made around 5 minutes ago to a press conference that is presently underway.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00226.htm


3: US Soldiers to America: Bring Us Home Now

I had the unique opportunity to interview five US military servicemen who just got back from Iraq, or in the case of two men, corresponded with their wives so that I could ask questions of these soldiers by mail.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00105.htm


4: Israel to Build A Wall on the Jordan Valley

Talks of building a new fence in the Jordan Valley that encroaches "several kilometers" into the now occupied West Bank is likely to draw more tension. Israeli Premier Ariel Sharon said on Friday the fence project is currently under ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00281.htm


5: Diebold Civil Disobedience Campaign Continues

After announcing that they were rejecting Diebold Elections Systems' cease and desist orders and initiating a campaign of legal electronic civil disobedience, Why War? and the Swarthmore Coalition for the Digital Commons (SCDC) held a public meeting ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00275.htm


6: Cullen on National leadership

Deputy Prime Minister Michael Cullen today congratulated Dr Don Brash on his election as the new leader of the National Party and challenged him to clean up National’s performance in the House.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00636.htm


7: National’s Brash Leap To Nowhere

New Zealand First says the election of Don Brash represents another lurch towards oblivion for National.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00637.htm


8: English pledges support to Brash leadership

National MP Bill English today pledged his support and loyalty to new leader Don Brash.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00635.htm


9: Prebble on National Leadership

ACT Leader Richard Prebble congratulated Don Brash on his election as Leader of the National party.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00634.htm


10: Statement by National Party President, Judy Kirk

National Party President Judy Kirk says she is pleased the National Party Caucus has resolved leadership differences with the election today of Party Finance Spokesman Don Brash as leader to replace Bill English

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00638.htm


11: Statement from National Leader, Don Brash

National Party Leader, Don Brash, says his first priority is to build the Party and a programme based on its traditional fundamental values.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00642.htm


12: Mainstream National Signs Its Death Warrant

The National Party, once a mainstream party of government, has today signed its own death warrant, Progressive Party leader, Jim Anderton, said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00633.htm


13: Brash: Non-Performing CEOs Get Replaced

In advance of tomorrow morning’s crucial Caucus meeting, Don Brash has restated his key reasons for challenging Bill English’s leadership of the New Zealand National Party:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00619.htm


14: UQ Wire: The Ramadan Offensive

History loves to repeat itself. On January 31, 1968, soldiers from North Vietnam launched what has become known as the Tet Offensive.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00227.htm


15: Emirates Goes Up To 21 Flights A Week, Plans More

Emirates, the Dubai-based international airline, increased its New Zealand frequency to 21 flights a week today, and declared its intention to expand further.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0310/S00253.htm


16: Bolivian Uprising Blow to Corporate Globalization

Bolivian Uprising is Another Blow to Corporate Globalization in Latin America - Interview with Jim Schultz, executive director of the Democracy Center, conducted by Scott Harris

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00225.htm


17: NZBR Welcomes Brash Appointment

New Zealand Business Roundtable chairman Rob McLeod today congratulated National Party leader Dr Don Brash on his election by caucus.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00232.htm


18: Young Nationals back Brash

New Zealand Young Nationals Chairman Jamie Simpson welcomed today's caucus decision to elect Don Brash as National Party Leader.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00233.htm


19: Yesterday's man takes over yesterday's party

The Green Party Co-leaders have congratulated the National caucus on electing the one man as leader guaranteed to keep them in perpetual opposition.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00639.htm


20: Nick Smith has been elected Deputy Leader

Nick Smith has been elected Deputy Leader - Headline from National.org.nz...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00646.htm


21: Wolfowitz Says Attack Proves Iraqis Want Freedom

Deputy Secretary of Defense says US won't be deterred by attack, but that he's getting the f*** out of Baghdad.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00219.htm


22: 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


23: Chris Sanders: Where is the Collateral?

On the 29th of October, a trial begins in a Federal courtroom in Washington DC. The defendant in the case is our own distinguished advisory board member Catherine Austin Fitts.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00223.htm


24: The Emperor Goes To Asia and Talks Terror

Fresh from visiting California’s Governor-Terminator, His Imperial Majesty jetted off to Asia …

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00220.htm


25: Global Peace And Justice Auckland Newsletter #48

Wednesday, October 29, 7pm at The Classic Comedy Bar, 321 Queen Street, City Auckland Indymedia presents The Antidote #4, an evening of alternative political docos screening: - 'The Yes Men' (a selection of video exploits) - The Yes Men are a genderless, loose-knit ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00231.htm


26: Sony launches its first DVD Handycam camcorders

AUCKLAND, 10 September, 2003 – Sony's has launched a new DVD Handycam® camcorder that advances the simplicity of making and sharing videos. The new camcorder produces DVD recordings that play back in most current home and PC DVD players, as well as ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0309/S00036.htm


27: Prebble On Dr Nick Smith's Appointment

"Any political party that selects Nick Smith as its deputy leader cannot be accused of having moved to the right," ACT New Zealand Leader Richard Prebble said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00650.htm


28: ACT's The Letter - Ranking Party Leaders

After ranking of Parliament’s most effective backbench MPs we received requests for the ranking of the front bench. So here it is. There are 15 opposition frontbenchers. We rank them 1 to 15 and then give their overall opposition rank.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00647.htm


29: Destiny New Zealand 2003 Party - Policy Overview

After having launched only 3 months ago, Destiny NZ will be presenting stage one of its policy developments.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00226.htm


30: Statement from National Leader, Bill English

National Party Leader Bill English is calling a special meeting of the National Caucus on Tuesday to discuss the issue of leadership.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00617.htm

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