The Kensington Review

23 June 2003

Latest Commentary:
The Supreme Court has ruled that corporate entities, including unions and non-profits, cannot engage in financing political campaigns the way individuals can. The complaints that this infringes on the right to free speech are hollow and wrong, but stem from the court's decision decades ago that corporate entities can enjoy rights that natural persons can. Revoking that foolishness is the next reform to make. Click here to read more.

When most people are on trial for bribery, a vigorous defense is offered or a plea bargan arranged. In the case of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, it was easier just to have parliament vote immunity. If one listens carefully, one can hear the ghost of Richard Nixon applauding in admiration. Click here for more.
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