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The weekend’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: 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


3: US Soldiers to America: Bring Us Home Now (Pt. 5)

The following interview is with an enlisted man who has not been in the military that long. He is not really mad at Bush or the leaders and he does not want to get out of what he sees as his duty to serve in Iraq.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00195.htm


4: 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


5: Major Media Spread Coverage Of Bush-Nazi Nexus

US Senator Robert Byrd, on the floor of Congress, on October 17, has explicitly compared the Bush media operation to that run by Herman Goering, mastermind of the Nazi putsch against the German people.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00193.htm


6: Govt ready for The Return of the King

Cabinet minister Pete Hodgson today announced the Government's planned activities and events around The Return of the King, the third of The Lord of the Rings movies, and its forthcoming world premiere in Wellington.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00580.htm


7: US Soldiers to America: Bring Us Home Now (Pt. 2)

The following interview was with a Sergeant First Class in the United States Army. He has been deployed both in Afghanistan and most recently in Iraq in Falujah and in Kirkuk, which have been the heart of Iraqi resistance and attacks on US forces.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00116.htm


8: Statement By Don Brash On National Leadership

“In the last week, frustration by Caucus colleagues and Party members about our poor performance has boiled over, with all sorts of phone calls and speculation about the leadership,” National MP Don Brash said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00609.htm


9: 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


10: US Soldiers to America: Bring Us Home Now (Pt. 4)

The following interview is with another Sergeant who is not really happy about the fact that he feels it is necessary to have to question his commander in chief and chain of command.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00194.htm


11: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Hamas And Islamic Jihad Kill Three Israeli Soldiers In Gaza - ANZ Bank Cleared To Purchase National Bank - Political Reaction To National Bank Sale - SPECIAL REPORT: Work Life Balance - Diebold Memo's Smoking Gun – Volusia County Florida 2000 - Stateside: ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00214.htm


12: US Soldiers to America: Bring Us Home Now (Pt. 3)

The following interview is with a sergeant in the U.S. Army who until recently has been completely dedicated to the cause of the US and 100% patriotic by his own definition. He said he has never had the reason or want, to question the government or the validity ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00142.htm


13: Statement from National Leader, Bill English

"National's efforts should be directed at exposing Labour's politically-correct, ideologically-driven agenda. We will not be distracted from this and we will continue with the preparation of popular policies on citizenship, welfare, education and the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00610.htm


14: Dennis Hans: Seymour Hersh’s Pipedream

Seymour Hersh has been had by a CIA has-been. A ''former senior CIA officer'' has gotten him to credit and peddle a preposterous tale about the Niger-uranium forgeries.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00213.htm


15: 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


16: Don Brash Media Conference Advisory

National MP Don Brash will hold a media conference at 2.00 pm today at the Tamaki Yacht Club, Tamaki Drive, Mission Bay, Auckland.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00608.htm


17: John Roughan: Silence Is Health!

Part of the fall out from our last five years of social unrest is to deepen the custom of our people keeping quiet when things go wrong. In fact, the greater the crime, the deeper the silence.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00106.htm


18: US Martyrs Pose Questions For John Negroponte

If patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel, anti-Americanism is currently the first. The Bush regime uses it to deceive the United States people while enriching its corporate buddies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00208.htm


19: 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


20: 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


21: 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


22: Stateside With Rosalea: This Morning's News

Naturally I was eager to see what this morning's local TV news bulletins - which are all I have time to see before setting off for work - had to say about President Bush in Australia. Most showed the unnamed senator (Brown) standing to say something; ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00210.htm


23: Professor Bryan Sykes - Genetics as History

Pete Hodgson, the Minister for Research, Science and Technology, can trace a direct line of maternal descent back to a woman who lived in Syria about 10,000 years ago, according to results just announced by the Royal Society of New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0310/S00096.htm


24: Prime Minister's China President Banquet Address

It is my honour to welcome you here tonight Mr President, and to express to you and your party our pleasure that so early in your term of office as president of China you are visiting our country.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00613.htm


25: Secretary Rumsfeld Briefs (Incl. General Boykin)

Q Mr. Secretary, Lieutenant General Boykin, the new deputy undersecretary of Defense for intelligence, has been quoted and seen giving speeches to various religious groups casting the war on terrorism in fairly religious terms...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00188.htm


26: "Save Bill" petition launched - Young Labour

"We want Bill English to stay as National Party Leader - and we're doing our bit to help," said Young Labour President Michael Wood this morning, launching a petition on the subject.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00215.htm


27: Diebold Targeted By Electronic Civil Disobedience

Swarthmore, Pa. -- Defending the right of a fair, democratic election, Why War? and the Swarthmore Coalition for the Digital Commons (SCDC) announced today that they are rejecting Diebold Elections Systems' cease and desist orders and are initiating ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00237.htm


28: Happy Diwali!

Auckland Museum is celebrating the Indian festival of lights in style on Sunday 19 October, with a Living Treasures day of special events and activities entirely devoted to Diwali.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0310/S00027.htm


29: 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


30: Ain't Gonna Work on Maggie's Farm No More

Are American workers at risk of losing their jobs? Damn right they are. Particularly if they pursued what they thought were safe jobs in today's commerce.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00207.htm

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