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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: 2004 Air New Zealand Wine Awards

For the fourth time in six years a Pinot Noir has secured the top spot at the Air New Zealand Wine Awards.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0411/S00095.htm


3: 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


4: US Greens: Recount in Ohio a Sure Thing

On Thursday, David Cobb, the Green Party’s 2004 presidential candidate, announced his intention to seek a recount of the vote in Ohio. Since the required fee for a statewide recount is $113,600, the only question was whether that money could be ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00164.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: 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


7: The Letter: IT’S BOOMING

The Letter: IT’S BOOMING The economy is growing. Record volumes of freight are being moved, a first indicator of growth. The much predicted slow down shows no sign of coming. Judging from our suburb we predict the Warehouse sold record amounts of fireworks. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00340.htm


8: 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


9: 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


10: US Secretary of State Colin Powell Resigns

SECRETARY POWELL: Well, good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. As you know from the White House announcement earlier today, I submitted my resignation as Secretary of State to President Bush on Friday. It has been my great honor and privilege to have ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00163.htm


11: 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


12: 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


13: 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


14: 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


15: Ngaiterangi CEO Mystified By SIS Investigation

Tauranga-based Ngaiterangi Iwi chief executive Brian Dickson is bemused by recent reports the Government's Security Intelligence Service (SIS) is investigating him.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00126.htm


16: Sludge Report #164 - Vote Fraud 2004 - WTF!!!

In This Edition: Today Was Stolen Election Action Day : Show Me The Votes or Where Did George Suddenly Get 11 Million New Friends : Thinking The Unthinkable – If We Vote Fraud Theorists Are Correct : & Much More

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00124.htm


17: Questions for Oral Answer 16 November 2004

1. GEORGINA BEYER to the Minister for Social Development and Employment: What recent reports has he received on the state of the labour market? 2. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Prime Minister: Has she still got confidence in the Minister of Health; if ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00345.htm


18: Fallujah Eyewitness Account: Tragedy Engulfs City

US and Iraqi forces are locked in desperate street battles against insurgents in the Iraqi city of Falluja. The BBC News website spoke by phone to Fadhil Badrani, a journalist in Falluja who reports for the BBC World Service in Arabic.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00209.htm


19: 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


20: Colin Powell's Resignation Will Have Little Impact

Secretary of State Colin Powell’s resignation will have little impact on Latin America other than to confirm the fact that under his watch, U.S.-Latin American relations have reached their lowest level in years, with no improvement likely in the near ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00162.htm


21: Dunne applauds Nats’ generosity to Blumsky

United Future leader Peter Dunne is “genuinely bemused” at former United Future President Mark Blumksy’s selection yesterday as National’s Wellington Central candidate.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00356.htm


22: 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


23: 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


24: Musicians Band Together for Ahmed Zaoui

Ahmed Zaoui may not be able to hear the music from his cell in Mt Eden Remand Prison, but that won't stop some of Auckland's best-known artists from performing a fundraising concert in his honour, at the Kings Arms, on Sunday 21 November.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00020.htm


25: Maxim Institute - real issues - No. 136

Contents: --------- * Unknown Warrior symbolism ironic * Human cloning ban * Constitution inquiry coming soon * Civil Unions rushed in before Christmas? * Auckland Change Agent workshop

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00128.htm


26: Sheila Samples: Haunted Empire

''The people have spoken,'' Bush gloated on Nov.4 to an ecstatic White House press corps. ''The voters of America set the direction of our nation for the next four years...They've given me political capital -- and I'm gonna spend it.''

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00191.htm


27: The NZflag.com Trust launches new designs

The Trust behind the www.nzflag.com campaign to change New Zealand's flag has highlighted a number of new flag designs on its website. The Trust has consistently stated that the stylised silver fern design it has used as the symbol for its campaign is not ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00127.htm


28: Renewed Violence Rocks Nigeria's Oil Community

ARMED violence seems to be returning to Okrika, one of the major Ijaw communities in Rivers State,Nigeria, with vengeance. And this, at least, on the face value, appears to be a matter of great concern to Mr. Ateke Tom, leader of the Niger Delta Vigilante, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00158.htm


29: 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


30: 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

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