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Published: Fri 12 Oct 2001 08:20 AM
Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...
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1: Scoop Oddity #6 : WTC Guy Spotted Everywhere!
Members of the tribalwar.com forum have been having fun with the guy pictured in Scoop Oddity #5 : Postcard From The Edge , perhaps the most emailed hoax photo of all time. As can be seen below this guy has been everywhere!
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00058.htm
2: Noam Chomsky interviewed by John Campbell
A fortnight after I began by asking Prof. Chomsky about the fact that it’s now more than a fortnight SINCE THE attacks ON THE world trade center, AND THE widespread U. S. Punitive military strike Many had feared would inevitably follow, hasn’t occurred.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00065.htm
3: Upton-on-line - Diaspora Edition - 11th October
Upton-on-line reflects on the sudden rash of musings by Islamic experts in the media, reports direct from the chalk face of contemporary French education , and passes on some mouth watering details of just some of the goodies that French political ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00064.htm
4: Keith Rankin: 911 Braveheart
Watching Simon Schama's tale (telecast on Saturday) of the "pacification" of Wales and Scotland by Edward I ("Longshanks") at the end of the 13th century, I could see that a parallel could be easily drawn with recent world events. ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00063.htm
5: Scoop Links: Latest UK Commentary On War
The Independent: Bush and Blair have already lost the talking war across the Middle East - The Times: They opted to bomb, it had better work
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00066.htm
6: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –11 October
Today's questions of the day concerned: Air New Zealand – Tertiary Education – Air New Zealand – Fashion Textiles And Clothing – PPTA Strike – NZ Authors Fund – Wellington X-rays – Air Force Redundancies – Mobile Phone Regulation – Cancer Treatment Equipment ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00068.htm
7: Scoop Oddity #4: Who Is This Face?
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00163.htm
8: Scoop Archive: Six Questions Posed To Professor Noam Chomsky
(1) There has been an immense movement of troops and extreme use of military rhetoric, up to comments about terminating governments, etc. Yet, to many people there appears to be considerable restraint...what happened?
http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/68/48/200110021135.792dbfd6.html
9: Michael Rowbotham: Written In Belief
In this short book, I argue that there is strong evidence that the events of 11th September represent a terrorism of a kind not currently being discussed, and include the involvement of agents and agencies not publicly imagined as being associated ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00021.htm
10: Scoop Oddity: Eerie Elevens And Spooky Smoke Face
No sooner had US papers printed this picture than they received calls, asking if the photo had been faked to appear to show a face with horns. The answer from Associated Press was no.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00127.htm
11: Taliban and Bin Laden Agreed to Extradition
In the aftermath of 11 September, we now have a 'smoking gun'. But it is not evidence of Osama bin Laden's guilt in relation to the atrocities of 11 September. It is evidence of Government lies about the basis for the current war against Afghanistan. This ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00046.htm
12: Scoop Oddity #5: A Postcard From The Edge
Now this really is a postcard from the edge!
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00184.htm
13: Opinion: Ariel Sharon Declares War On USA
Ariel Sharon has declared war on the USA. It can’t be defined any other way.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00034.htm
14: Scoop Oddity #3: A Disturbance In The Force
An innovative research programme at Princeton is attempting to measure disturbances in the zeitgeist, or global consciousness. A series of random number generators around the world (called eggs, some of which are in New Zealand) have been wired together, ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00140.htm
15: Questions For Oral Answer - Thursday 11 October
1. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: Did she receive a letter from the Acting Chairman of Air New Zealand, Dr Jim Farmer, dated 3 August in which he expressed concern that the Government had “embarked on a high-risk and speculative course that ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00236.htm
16: Images: US Bombs Afghanistan With Food
Members of the 37 Airlift Squadron, Ramstein Air Base Germany, and members of 5th Quarter Master Company, Rhine Ordinance Barracks, Germany, unpack and repack humanitarian daily rations into tri-wall aerial delivery systems (TRIADS) 07Oct01, Ramstein Air ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00053.htm
17: Scoop Oddity #2: World Trade Center With Attitude!
A defiant reconstructionist view of the World Trade Center bombing. Submitted by a reader. See also... Scoop Oddity #1: Eerie Elevens And Spooky Smoke Face .
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00139.htm
18: US Dances Around Censorship of Media
The United States Bush administration is becoming increasingly intolerant toward media reporting statements of terrorist Osama bin Laden. Here is a Whitehouse transcript of the media giving US President Bush's press secretary a roasting.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00056.htm
19: The Inside Story: How NZ Spies On The World
BIG BROTHER IS LISTENING The Inside Story: How The US, UK, Canada, Australia And NZ Spy On The World
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00058.htm
20: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 10 October
Today's questions of the day concerned: Mobile Phone Regulation – NZ Economy – UN Approval Of Air Strikes – Surgery Waiting Lists – Air NZ Bailout – CYFS Recruitment – Taranaki DHB – Radiotherapist Shortages – Defence Inquiry Powers – ICT In Schools ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00060.htm
21: Images: Dealers of Heavy Duty Destruction
A U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bomber takes off on a strike mission against al Qaeda terrorist training camps and military installations of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan on Oct. 7, 2001, during Operation Enduring Freedom. The carefully targeted actions ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00051.htm
22: Images: Carrier Based Strike Aircraft
A plane captain uses lighted wands to direct the pilot of an E-2C Hawkeye on board the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) on Oct. 7, 2001, during Operation Enduring Freedom. The Enterprise is launching aircraft for missions against al Qaeda terrorist training ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00052.htm
23: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics
Scoop Is In The House - Richard Prebble Isn't! - Upton Online: The View From Paris - Keith Rankin: Lessons From Braveheart - Business Confidence Collapses In Wake Of 911 - Scoop Images + Link: Who Is That Guy! - Katya Rivas: Hope Is Green
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00069.htm
24: Scoop Feedback: Brickbats, Bouquets & Views
In this edition of Scoop Feedback: A Devoted Fan - Writes Todd from The United States - Congratulations on Coverage II - RE: Guest Opinion: The First War Of The 21st Century - Geroge W phones Helen C.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00059.htm
25: A Tory Is A Tory Is A Tory - Willie Jackson Spch
One tory is as bad as another General debate speech, Willie Jackson 10 October 2001
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00219.htm
26: New York's One Liberty Plaza Collapses
One Liberty Plaza in World Trade Center complex has collapsed, the fourth building to be destroyed following yesterday's terrorist attacks on the USA.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00084.htm
27: Image: Operation Enduring Freedom Update - Oct. 10
U.S. military strikes against terrorist and military targets, and humanitarian relief airdrops for the Afghan people, continued for a third day yesterday.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00061.htm
28: Sludge Report #112: The Warmongers And Their War
In This Edition: Introducing The Warmongers And Their War - George “Dubya” Bush - Tony “Bomber” Blair – Vladimir “The Spook” Putin - Operation Enduring Freedom: The Theory And The Reality
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00042.htm
29: David Miller: America’s War Against the Taliban
Osama bin Laden is not the only enemy in the United States’ declared war on terrorism because this is also a war that aims to remove Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban militia from its seat of power. Since 1996, the Taliban have provided a safe haven for bin ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00057.htm
30: Passage of Super Bill - A Big Day for NZ
"The passage of the New Zealand Superannuation Bill marks a big day for the Parliament, the Government and the country," Finance Minister Michael Cullen said.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00222.htm
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