The Kensington Review

15 March 2004

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On March 11, 2004, every civilized human being became a Spaniard. In a rush hour attack not unlike that in Moscow on February 6, terrorists blew up four trains during rush hour as Madrilenos tried to get through another day. By the next day, 198 had not made it, while around 400 were injured, some of whom will not survive. A shadowy Fascislamic group claimed credit, but the Basque group ETA may have committed the atrocity. For the dead it doesn't matter much, but for the survivors, it matters a great deal. Click here to read more.

Californians, fresh from deciding that the governor they elected wasn't really what they wanted and from putting the Terminator in office, now have decided that people as young as 14 should have the vote. The US Constitution clearly says that 18 is the age limit for federal elections, but it does not govern state and local elections. Proponents say it will be good for democracy, opponents that kids aren't up to it. Both are wrong.Click here for more.
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“If class warfare is being waged in America, my class is clearly winning."

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