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A Kenyan Revolution: Combating Corruption by Phone?

Bob558 Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 9:53 AM
And this, my friends, is exactly where we're headed and exactly where Obama and his political party want to take us. Minus the right to keep and bear arms . . .
The vignette from 2002 speaks to bitter resentments expressed in Kenya's still unsettled election, and to the broader hope that digital technology can -- somehow -- circumvent the quiet oppression of corruption.

The revealing event itself was over and done in half a minute. A Kenyan businessman and I were in his car, on the outskirts of Nairobi, on the return leg of a visit to an entrepreneurial skills development class. After admiring his knack for slipping between and around miserably slow, diesel-belching trucks, I asked about local institutional financing for companies moving past the startup phase.

"All of the banks...