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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House
LEAD STORY:American Coup II:- C.D. Sludge
Auckland University To Return $100,000 In Overcharged Fees
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
USA Announces Details Of Phantom Fury
INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:
STORY OF THE WEEK:
American Coup II: Ernest Partridge
American Coup II: Jim Shultz (FEATURING ESSAY COMP.)
American Coup II: Sam Smith's Recovered History
American Coup II: David Swanson
American Coup II: Ivan Eland
American Coup II: - Much Much More …
SCOOP COLUMNS:
The Inside Oil From Molesworth & Featherston
A Bouquet For Scoop From The Top Dog
Kamala Sarup: Can a Poor Country Become Rich?
Marjorie Cohn: The Legalities Of Brutality
OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Cullen Considers Labour Govt’s Fifth Birthday
Expert Applauds Super Fund Performance
Govt Must Commit To Ambulance Service
Pharmac Review Dodges Important Concerns
Govt Promotes $11m ICT Programme
Greens Announce Controlling Foreign Ownership Plan
Nats Upset People On DPB Get More Than Minister Stated
Civil Defence In A Mess Says ACT
Franks Wants Wellington’s Vagrants Sent To Auckland
ACT Says It Sides With Families Over Care Of Children Bill
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Ahmed Zaoui's Lawyer Deborah Manning At The Supreme Court
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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS------------
Scoop Is In The House
- For Wednesday's questions & answers See... Questions & Answers for Oral Answer - 10 Nov. 2004 [1] . Also: Tuesday's... Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 9 November 2004 [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00241.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00215.htm
LEAD STORY:
American Coup II:- C.D. Sludge
- In This Edition: Monday 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 See... Sludge Report #164 - Vote Fraud 2004 - WTF!!! [1] For much more American Coup II [2] commentary CLICK HERE [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00124.htm
[2] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=usacoup
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason//index.html#sow
Auckland University To Return $100,000 In Overcharged Fees
- The University of Auckland will refund 18 international Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Health Science students a total of $102,354.48 in overcharged fees, $7,222.36 in interest, and $14,000 in compensation, following a Commerce Commission investigation. See... Auckland University To Return $100,000 In Fees [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0411/S00031.htm
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Legal action begins against 8 credit card providers [1] How the Banks are about to make some serious money [2] Otago Defers Decision On Some Student Fees [3] Ambulance underfunding puts lives at risk [4] Franks Wants To Deport Wellington Vagrants To Auckland [5]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00131.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00134.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0411/S00030.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00216.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00213.htm
INTERNATIONAL NEWS:


http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00126.htm
A Close Up View Of The Streets Of Fallujah
USA Announces Details Of Phantom Fury
- Iraqi, U.S. Troops Begin 'Phantom Fury' in Fallujah Submitted by: American Forces Press Service Story by Mr. Jim Garamone See... Iraqi, U.S Troops Op 'Phantom Fury' in Fallujah [1] ALSO: Iraq: UN Head Annan Meets to Discuss Fallujah [2] MORE: - Scoop Editorial - Is An All Out Assault On Fallujah A War Crime? [3] - Daniel Patrick Welch - Arma-geddon Sick of You [4] - Scoop Link - NY Times: Fallujah Invasion Begins [5]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00097.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00096.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00092.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00103.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00093.htm
INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:
UN Urges Steps To Keep Nukes From Terrorists [1] Cote D’ivoire: Foreigners Seek Refuge UN Buildings [2] World Must Act Now On Global Warming Threat [3] Papua Students Demonstrate For Self-Determination [4] Solomon Is: Women in fear as rapists go unchecked [5]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00095.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00093.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00092.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00091.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00090.htm
STORY OF THE WEEK:
Full Coverage:
http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=usacoup
AMERICAN COUP II - SCOOP SPECIAL REPORT
American Coup II: Ernest Partridge
- Was the 2004 Presidential election ''fixed''? The question is virtually absent in the mainstream, corporate media, as if it is at least ''impolite'' and at worst paranoid and delusional even to ask it.. See... Ernest Partridge: Do We Still Have A Democracy? [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00137.htm
American Coup II: Jim Shultz (FEATURING ESSAY COMP.)
- If you happen to be quite pleased with the results of last week's US Presidential elections, you might just want to hit the delete button and skip this issue. If you woke up last Wednesday morning feeling like you had been run over by a truck, you ... See... Jim Shultz: After Election 2004 - What Now? [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00135.htm
American Coup II: Sam Smith's Recovered History
- PROGRESSIVE REVIEW, NOVEMBER 1988 - More than half the ballots cast on Election Day were highly vulnerable to fraud and error according to two reports recently released by the Urban Policy Research Institute and Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility. See... Sam Smith: Watching The Count - Recovered History [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00134.htm
American Coup II: David Swanson
- The ''mainstream'' media has fallen down on the job by failing to cover efforts since November 2 to ensure that all votes in the presidential election are accurately counted. See... David Swanson: Media Blacks Out Voting Problems [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00131.htm
American Coup II: Ivan Eland
- A majority of the American people who voted has just given four more years to a man who failed to neutralize Osama bin Laden, the diabolical perpetrator of the most heinous foreign attack on our soil in U.S. history. See... Ivan Eland: Fear for the Future of the Republic [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00129.htm
American Coup II: - Much Much More …
- AMERICAN COUP II – SCOOP SPECIAL FEATURE [1]
[1] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=usacoup
SCOOP COLUMNS:
The Inside Oil From Molesworth & Featherston
- We have a look at this week’s Cabinet agenda and the latest Treasury advice to Ministers. There is no new polling data, but Jim Anderton makes his move, and our media gossips look at the Press and TVNZ’s abysmal handling of Holmes’ end. Apart from a bunch of grumbles, that’s about it for this week. See... Molesworth & Featherston – 9 November 2004 [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00132.htm
A Bouquet For Scoop From The Top Dog
- But let's move on. We have just posted a piece that comes to us via our friends at Scoop.co.nz. For those new to the know, New Zealand-based Scoop is one fantastic site and to this dog their commentary on American politics is superior to 99% of ... See... The Dog Skin Report: That Distance Thing [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00136.htm
Kamala Sarup: Can a Poor Country Become Rich?
- Can the people of the poor country realistically expect to gain more wealth relative to other countries in the future? See... Kamala Sarup: Can a Poor Country Become Rich? [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00133.htm
Marjorie Cohn: The Legalities Of Brutality
- Associate United States Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson was the chief prosecutor at the Nuremberg Tribunal. In his report to the State Department, Justice Jackson wrote: ''No political or economic situation can justify'' the crime of aggression. See... Aggressive War: Supreme International Crime [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00130.htm


http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00127.htm
Scoop Up Close With Feelstyle: “Break It To Pieces”
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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)------------
Cullen Considers Labour Govt’s Fifth Birthday
- Later this month we will mark the fifth anniversary of the election of the Labour-led government. It is a time when my colleagues and I are looking back and asking ourselves what has been achieved, and what remains to be done. Five years is a long enough. See... Cullen Speech to Federated Farmers Nat. Council [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00230.htm
Expert Applauds Super Fund Performance
- Finance Minister Michael Cullen today released a highly positive report from independent expert Jonathan Eriksen on the performance of the Guardians of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund, saying it showed the Fund was in good hands. See... Independent expert gives NZ Super Fund big tick [1] ALSO: Toward a more effective overseas investment regime [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00226.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00227.htm
Govt Must Commit To Ambulance Service
- Green MP Sue Kedgley says lives are being put at risk because of a lack of ambulance staff, and she’s calling on the Government to provide sufficient funding for all ambulances in emergency response situations to be fully crewed. See... Ambulance underfunding puts lives at risk [1] ALSO: Govt Says Ambulance review shows services in good health [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00216.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00221.htm
Pharmac Review Dodges Important Concerns
- Pharmac's Annual Review, released today, glosses over significant concerns of the past year, says National's Associate Health spokesman, Dr Paul Hutchison. See... Pharmac review glosses over concerns [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00224.htm
Govt Promotes $11m ICT Programme
- Thousands more students and teachers will get a boost to their ICT skills when they join up to an $11 million nationwide information communications technology (ICT) professional development programme, Education Minister Trevor Mallard announced today. See... Teachers, students to benefit from ICT programme [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00222.htm
Greens Announce Controlling Foreign Ownership Plan
- The Green Party has launched a public petition, calling on the Government to make it more difficult for foreign investors to buy New Zealand land, buildings and businesses. See... Greens Launch Petition To Control Foreign Ownership [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00228.htm
Nats Upset People On DPB Get More Than Minister Stated
- “Rick Barker is misleading the public with his claim that those on the DPB get an extra $21 for the first child and nothing after that,” says National Party Welfare spokeswoman Katherine Rich. See... DPB mum with 8 kids gets more than Minister claims [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00218.htm
Civil Defence In A Mess Says ACT
- ACT New Zealand Civil Defence Spokesman Ken Shirley was today unsurprised by reports that the Civil Defence and Emergency Management Ministry is incapable of adequately co-ordinating a response to major national disasters. See... No Surprise In Civil Defence Findings [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00217.htm
Franks Wants Wellington’s Vagrants Sent To Auckland
- "Auckland's new city councillors want to feel good. They want to increase rates so their ratepayers can house more homeless", Mr Franks said today. See... Cuba Mall Vagrants Could Be "Jafas" By Xmas [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00213.htm
ACT Says It Sides With Families Over Care Of Children Bill
- ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader and Social Welfare Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman today expressed sympathy for fathers and children throughout the country, who have been hoping against hope that the Government would introduce changes to make our Family Laws ... See... Care Of Children Bill Shatters Hopes And Dreams [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00212.htm
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