The Kensington Review

17 February 2003

Latest Commentary:
Usama bin Laden's latest tape has taken America by storm, the way a zillion garage bands could never hope to do. The talking heads were all putting it in context for us on every channel, but they seemed to miss the vital point. Usama is a rich kid whose idea of amusement is to get poor people to die for him and his new recording proves what a self-absorbed toff he is. Click here to read more.

A government official, in other words someone who should know better, made a stupid announcement this week that stands out for foolishness. Americans were warned that terrorists could put poisons in light bulbs and aerosol cans, and that good ideas included having 3 days food on hand and covering windows with plastic sheeting and duct tape. Advise like this is counter-productive to the point of being treasonous. Click here for more.
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