The Kensington Review

16 June 2003

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Poland became the latest country to hold a plebiscite to see whether its population was in favor of joining the European Union. Leaving aside for the moment the fact that such a ballot is a Bonapartist trick of old, the affirmative camp claimed victory with around 58% of the electorate bothering to show up. Europe will do Poland much good, and already the Poles are showing the habit of taking their democracy for granted. Click here to read more.

The Republican Party in the House of Representatives showed its true colors last week. They turned down a measure approved by their Senatorial colleagues to allow families in the range of $10-27,000 annual income to receive the same child tax credit wealthier families get. The argument is that these families pay no income tax, and the tax code should not become a welfare system. The argument opens a can of worms for them. Click here for more.
Quotation of the Moment:
"If I started today, I probably couldn't get a job because I don't look like what people think an anchorperson should look like."
-- David M. Brinkley, TV Journalist, 1920-2003

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