The Kensington Review

27 October 2006

Latest Commentary: Volume V, Number 127
Active Warriors Ask for End to Iraq-Nam Involvement -- Because of the Military Whistleblower Protection Act, active-duty military, National Guard and reservists may communicate with Congressmen and women on any subject without reprisal. Earlier this week, Marine Corps Sergeant Liam Madden of Rockingham, Vermont, spoke to the media after joining a couple hundred other active-duty troops in demanding an end to America’s participation in Iraq-Nam. Once again, the troops are walking point for the rest of the nation.

Iraqi PM Blames Occupation for Poor Security -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said in a press conference a couple days ago he could take control of his nation’s security situation in 6 months , rather than the 12-18 months the Americans claim. According to him, the only obstacles are his foreign “allies” and their policies. He noted, “I am now prime minister and overall commander of the armed forces yet I cannot move a single company without Coalition approval because of the UN mandate.” Wasn’t sovereignty handed back some time ago?

USA to Build 700-Mile Fence along 1,900-Mile Border -- If further proof were needed that America’s Incumbent Party of politicians are cynical, self-serving, and gutless, the president provided it yesterday when he signed a bill providing for a 700-mile fence along the US border with Mexico. This lets everyone say they voted to defend the border while not undermining the economic interests that rely on illegal immigrants to flourish. Three facts support this: a 700-mile fence leaves 1,200 miles unfenced; the bill provided no funding to erect the fence; and around half of America’s illegal immigrants don’t cross the border without papers but rather overstay their visas. And the real issue is the demand rather than the supply anyway.

Danish Paper Wins Mohammed Cartoon Libel Case -- The Danish paper Jyllands-Posten published 12 drawings in September last year that featured the Prophet Mohammed (peace be unto him), and after a great many riots and not a few deaths around the world, got itself sued in Danish court for libel. The court decided in favor of the paper yesterday. Anything less would have undermined the free press that is the corner stone of self-government, alth

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