The Kensington Review

19 May 2003

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Alberta Spruill is not a name anyone knew until Saturday morning's papers came out. She was a church-going employee of the City of New York. At 6:10 am on Friday, the New York Police Department, using a no-knock warrant issued on the basis of a drug-dealer's testimony, broke into her home. A "flash-bang" grenade was used, the 57 year-old woman was handcuffed. At 6:32 am, she was rushed to Harlem Hospital suffering chest pains, and at aout 8am, she died. This is the war on drugs, and it is past time to surrender. Click here to read more.

In the last week, suicide bombers have attacked in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and Casablanca, Morocco. Analysts believe that Al-Qaeda is the responsible entity, and that this marks a new round in the terror war. It is not. It is precisely what the Kensington Review predicted last fall -- a weakened organization making weak attacks where security is lax. And, the rich Arab kids are still talking to poor to die for their amusement. Click here for more.
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-- Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759

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