The Kensington Review

2 June 2003

Latest Commentary:
Eric Rudolph has been hunted by the FBI for 5 years in connection with the bombing at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 and an abortion clinic bombing in the south. Last week-end, a local cop in North Carolina brought him in. After a fair trial, in which his guilt or innocence should be decided instead of here, all eyes should be on US Attorney General John Ashcroft to see how this man avoided the federal government for as long as he did. Click here to read more.

For the second time since he came to power, President Alejandro Toledo of Peru has declared a state of emergency. It reminds one of a Brecht poem -- "The people have lost the faith of the government. Perhaps the government should dissolve the people and elect a new one." When military force has to be used against the population twice in two years, the government must go. Click here for more.
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"Republics end through luxury; monarchies through poverty."
-- Charles Louis de Secondat de Montesquieu, Spirit of the Laws

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