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

1: Why Not Just Genetically Engineer Women For Milk?

MAdGE (Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment) today launched a highly controversial billboard campaign in Auckland and Wellington to provoke public debate about the social and cultural ethics of genetic engineering in New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00003.htm


2: 47 State Exit Poll Analysis Confirms Swing Anomaly

" In the 12 critical states (CO,FL,MI,MN,NE,NV,NH,NM,OH,PA,WI,IA) the average discrepancy was a 2.5% red shift (= total movement of 5.0%), nearly twice that in the safe states. " - Jonathan Simon

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00142.htm


3: Winners of NetGuide Web Awards 2004 announced

NetGuide magazine today announced the winners of the annual NetGuide Web Awards, the premier competition for recognising the best websites produced in New Zealand. Winners have been selected across 16 diverse categories spanning every facet of life ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00185.htm


4: Prime Minister's Speech To Labour Party Conference

Thirty two years ago, in 1972, I attended the Labour Party annual conference for the first time.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00320.htm


5: Scoop Images: Homefront War Casualties In Oakland

Truthout.org's Editor's Note: Take a good long look at this photo, captured from stills taken by a video camera in Oakland, California:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00085.htm


6: 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


7: Ahmed Amr: Blame Kerry’s DLC Straight Jacket

John Kerry lost the White House because he played by the rules – The Democratic Leadership Council rules. The DLC appointed JFK as their standard bearer to contain the campaign within the red lines drawn by Joseph Lieberman and Haim Saban.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00180.htm


8: NetGuide Awards reveal blogger’s true identity

NetGuide magazine today announced the winners of the annual NetGuide Web Awards, the premier competition for recognising the best websites produced in New Zealand. The awards have identified the who’s who of New Zealand online, and in one category ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00187.htm


9: Labour plays Kiwis for suckers on seabed law

"The Labour Government is playing New Zealanders for suckers with its cheap and nasty quick-fix law to settle the seabed and foreshore issue," says National Party Maori Affairs spokesman Gerry Brownlee.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00327.htm


10: Faun Otter: Vote Fraud - Exit Polls Vs Actuals

Within parts of the U.S. progressive community there is already widespread concern that electronic voting fraud may provide an explanation for the astonishing 8 million vote gain made by George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential U.S. election.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00072.htm


11: A Message To The Ignorant Fools Who Support G.Bush

LANGUAGE WARNING: This article has strong uncensored language and attitude, and is not altogether tolerant. However it is an example of an new genre in terms of reaction to the Bush election victory among some Democrat voters.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00182.htm


12: Iraq: Fears of serious war crimes in Falluja

Amnesty International is deeply concerned that the rules of war protecting civilians and combatants have been violated in the current fighting in Falluja. Dozens of civilians have reportedly been killed during the fighting between US and Iraqi forces and insurgents. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00149.htm


13: Greens Greet the Last Northerner

Green Party members and others greeted the arrival of the last Northerner service into Auckland today with flowers and a banner. Green Party Auckland Transport spokesperson Keith Locke and other Greens handed flowers to the driver and staff in recognition ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00316.htm


14: Pics: Tanks Used Against Anti-War Protestors In LA

LOS ANGELES, November 9, 2004 - At 7:50 PM, What were first reported to be tanks and now identified as Marine APCs showed up at an anti-war protest in front of the federal building in Westwood.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00161.htm


15: EFF Deep Links Weighs In On Vote Fraud Debate

Election Forensics: What They Can -- and Can't -- Tell Us November 08, 2004 Posted by Donna Wentworth at 10:56 AM DEEPLINKS Blog Entry From: http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/archives/002073.php

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00154.htm


16: Winners of Westpac New Zealand Hi Tech Awards

PayGlobal Limited of Auckland, a payroll and human resources software company, won the Supreme Award and became the Westpac Hi Tech Company of the Year at last night's Westpac New Zealand Hi Tech Awards, held at Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00181.htm


17: 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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00078.htm


18: Greg Palast: Kerry Won Ohio

Most voters in Ohio chose Kerry. Here's how the votes vanished.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00184.htm


19: Images: Departing LOTR Stars Meet Their Planes

The Lord of the Ring's stars come face to face with themselves on the side of Air NZ planes as they bid New Zealand goodbye at Wellington Airport before boarding the Air New Zealand 767 emblazoned with giant images of the characters Aragorn and Arwen.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0312/S00024.htm


20: Downer Op-Ed: Nuclear Security & Terrorism

Nuclear terrorism is a dreadful prospect but a threat that is real. The September 11 attacks show that terrorists will not hesitate to inflict mass casualties in populated areas, killing themselves in the process. The only limitation on the horror they ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00152.htm


21: 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


22: Images: Lord Of The Rings Exhibition At Te Papa

In anticipation of the release of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the central instalment in writer/director/producer Peter Jackson's epic trilogy based on the J.R.R. Tolkien masterpiece, Te Papa proudly announces a world exclusive and a bold ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00234.htm


23: Cullen Speech To Labour Party Conference

It is my pleasure for the eighth time to address you as deputy leader of this great Party and to close the conference.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00319.htm


24: 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


25: Intel Sources Say SIS Investigating Maori Party

Exclusive: Intelligence sources have revealed the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (SIS) has launched a major covert operation investigating the Maori Party, Tariana Turia, its members, networks and associates.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00144.htm


26: HAITI: A Brutal Regime Shows Its Colors

• On October 9, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) voted once again to postpone the resumption of normal relations with the Washington-installed Haitian government of Prime Minister Gerard Latortue, citing the latter's campaign of persecution against ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00153.htm


27: Don Brash delighted with Mark Blumsky selection

National Party Leader Don Brash says he is delighted with the selection of Mark Blumsky as the National candidate for Wellington Central at the 2005 general election.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00331.htm


28: Powell IV on The WSJ Report with Maria Bartiromo

MS. BARTIROMO: Welcome to the program. Perhaps not before in our lifetime have world affairs had such a direct and visceral impact on the lives of Americans and American business in general. I'm at the State Department for this special edition of Wall ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00157.htm


29: Mark Blumsky lines up Marian Hobbs in '05

"Marian Hobbs is on notice - her seat will not be safe come the '05 election," says National's newly selected Wellington Central candidate Mark Blumsky.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00329.htm


30: O'Rourke: Now Is The Winner Of Our Discontent

LOS ANGELES, November 11, 2004, (columnleft.com) -- What an interesting time to be a Democrat, in an odd, 'post-Nagasaki' sort of way.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00159.htm

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