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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: 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: Meditations (Politics): Bail Caesar Bush!

A year from now, on November 4, 2004, the world will hold its first global election. The problem is, only citizens of the United States will get to vote in it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00087.htm


4: Handicapping the 2004 Race: Wazzup, Democrats?

Twelve months from now, the most important American presidential election since the Depression will take place.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00085.htm


5: US Admits Killing US-Appointed Mayor in Iraq

The US-occupation troops in Iraq admitted Tuesday its soldiers shot and killed Mohannad Ghazi al Kaabi, the US-backed mayor of the Muslim Shiite-populated Baghdad district of Sadr City.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00111.htm


6: Powell Says Peace & Liberty Coming To Middle East

Democracy is coming to the Middle East because "people feel the bracing winds of freedom on their faces," Secretary of State Colin Powell said in a November 10 address to the City College of New York (CCNY).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00104.htm


7: Questions And Answers For Oral Answer Wednesday

1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS (Leader—NZ First) to the Minister of Immigration: Why has she answered questions with regard to Ahmed Zaoui, Obaidullah Rahemy, Wahidullah Rahemy and Mohammed Saidi, when the acting Minister of Immigration yesterday repeatedly ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00285.htm


8: Questions for Oral Answer - Thursday, 13 November

1. JEANETTE FITZSIMONS to the Minister for the Environment: Has she or her Ministry received draft legislation from Meridian Energy Limited on the allocation of water in the Waitaki catchment; if so, will this form the basis of Government legislation?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00294.htm


9: Feature: Hayley Westenra - The Presence Of Beauty

When you're in the presence of beauty it's not something you have to think about. Whether it's aural or visual, or in Hayley Westenra's case both, you tingle with the feeling that your soul has been touched.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00089.htm


10: Photo-Essay 1: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00258.htm


11: Public Address 13/11/03 - Hide Your Head

Anybody get the feeling that Winston Peters would actually rather not be in a governing coalition? Yesterday he announced New Zealand First's non-negotiable bottom line for coalition - an annual round of binding referenda. To the polls every November, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00102.htm


12: Plugging into tidal power

A single tidal turbine 10 metres in diameter in the Cook Strait’s Tory Channel could generate enough electricity to power 12 homes, says National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research (NIWA) scientist Derek Goring.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0311/S00052.htm


13: Internet shopping could get you prosecuted

Just because you could order something over the internet did not necessarily mean that it could be legally imported into New Zealand, Customs Minister Rick Barker warned today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00292.htm


14: Brash Report: An Update From The National Leader

As you will probably know from media reports, I became leader of the National Party on 28 October, and for this reason I was not able to write my regular newsletter on 29 October. I hope to continue writing a newsletter at fortnightly intervals, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00291.htm


15: Government rules out 15 cents petrol tax increase

Transport Minister Paul Swain has ruled out a 15 cents per litre petrol tax increase.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00289.htm


16: Myanmar's human rights situation has regressed

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar said today that when he compared the observations he made in March with those he noted in November, he saw "significant setbacks" in the country's human rights situation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00119.htm


17: UN Radio: Focusing on Africa, Liberia ect...

The top UN official in Afghanistan has welcomed Tuesday's presidential decree for the registration of voters to begin leading to elections for a president and the leadership of the country. Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi described the decree ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00120.htm


18: Guest Opinion: Export Led Development?

At the recent APEC summit in Thailand, George Bush, choose to call for support for his "war on terrorism" and Iraq reconstruction, rather than talk economics, possibly indicating a change of tactics in implementing US's corporate agenda. Bi-lateral ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00101.htm


19: Global Peace And Justice Auckland Newsletter #49

Please send me an email to miket@pl.net if you are planning to attend the Social Forum Aotearoa November 21-23, Wellington. The organisers want to estimate numbers attending. GPJA is also looking at taking a van down. If you are interested in this ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00093.htm


20: John Chuckman: Forty Years Of Lies

"If, as we are told, Oswald was the lone assassin, where is the issue of national security?" - Bertrand Russell

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00096.htm


21: Labour Guilty of Highway Robbery - Yet Again

Transport Minister Paul Swain's admission that Labour is considering raising the price of petrol nationwide, by five to fifteen cents a litre, shows the price it is paying for doing deals with the Greens over the Land Transport Management Bill, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00290.htm


22: Airport laptop security checks to ease

Frequent travellers with laptop computers will find it easier to pass through airport security checks from Monday (November 17).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0311/S00170.htm


23: Freedom And Security - Speech By Al Gore Nov. 9th

Thank you, Lisa, for that warm and generous introduction. Thank you Zack, and thank you all for coming here today I want to thank the American Constitution Society for co-sponsoring today’s event, and for their hard work and dedication in defending ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00068.htm


24: Satire: Shocker Of An Election, GOP Clenches South

Dixieland-- The country was in a state of shock Wednesday morning after learning that the GOP had pulled off two stunning Gubernatorial victories in states that heavily voted for George W. Bush in the 2000 election.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00099.htm


25: Another Immigration Scam In Paradise

New Zealand First has accused the Immigration Minister of allowing a jobs for residency scam to operate under her nose at the Immigration Service in New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00277.htm


26: 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


27: Alun Fosta: Roads Don’t Kill, People Kill People

Roads (And Guns) Don’t Kill People, People Kill People The Other Side From Alun Fosta

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00103.htm


28: Clampdown On Illegal Street Racing

More streets are to be restricted to non-residential traffic on weekends and public holidays in order to tackle the scourge of illegal street racing in Manukau. This will include a large stretch of Te Irirangi Drive between Dawson Road in Otara and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0209/S00105.htm


29: Labour Fears Direct Democracy

New Zealand First says Helen Clark has insulted the intelligence of New Zealanders by suggesting that they cannot be trusted with binding Citizens Initiated Referenda.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00293.htm


30: Bush Signs Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003

President Bush Signs Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 The Ronald Reagan Building Washington, D.C.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00064.htm

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