Apartheid revisionism needed

About two weeks ago, Hermann Giliomee, the well-known liberal Afrikaner historian, wrote a scandalous piece in the Afrikaans Sunday newspaper, Rapport. The title was, “Apartheid: was it only evil?” (Afrikaans link)

I have since responded with two articles … Read the rest

The bullshit vilification of whites in South Africa

By Mike Smith

“Dog bites man” is not news, but “Man bites dog” is.

It also applies to spotting bullshit in the news. Stabbing someone to death is just not a white thing in South Africa. It is a black … Read the rest

The ANC’s second revolution (okay, ‘transition’) against whites

by Dan Roodt

South Africa, like Cuba, is the last outpost of communism. Elsewhere in the world, experiments in collective farming and nationalisation have been abandoned as the grim mistakes of nineteenth-century radicalism, issuing forth from the bearded Karl Marx, … Read the rest

Beaten Afrikaners becoming an international symbol

by Dan Roodt

Last week ANC leaders had another braai or luncheon with representatives of Afrikaans organisations. A few vacuous statements were made afterwards but as usual nothing really happened.

Why on earth does the ANC still talk to Afrikaners … Read the rest

Porno mom and her freaky family

By Ilana Mercer

“Unseemliness” is how Charles Murray might call the May 21 Time magazine cover, genuflecting to modern motherhood in America. In “Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010,” the libertarian political scientist mentions the “collapse of a … Read the rest

ANC Youth League acting president: ‘Share your wealth or we will take it by force’

Ronald Lamola
Ronald Lamola

By Mike Smith

Let me introduce you to the ANCYL’s latest village idiot, the new Malema. His name is Ronald Lamola …and he is on the warpath.

Last night at the ANCYL meeting at the University of Cape … Read the rest

National Review eunuchs

by Ilana Mercer

In an interview with Brian Sack on GBTV, columnist and author John Derbyshire inadvertently anticipated his future in commenting about the dismissal from mainstream of another iconoclast, Patrick J. Buchanan:

“MSNBC is a private company. They can … Read the rest

Blacks should compensate Whites for giving them South Africa

by Mike Smith

Emeritus Arch Bishop of Cape Town is at it again and in the news for asking whites to pay a reparation tax or wealth tax because they all apparently benefitted from Apartheid.

Along came his cheerleading constitutional … Read the rest

An open letter to Steven Friedman

AB Amla
You could cut the racial tension with a thigh-pad.

by Adriaan du Toit

This post is a response to acclaimed political analyst and academic Steven Friedman’s Facebook post on the topic of Protea skipper AB de Villiers’ racist inclinations in … Read the rest

Is DA’s ‘fopswarte’ Mazibuko the new Buthelezi?

‘Unless the DA wishes to court middle-class black voters only, its confident foray into identity politics might backfire’

THE news about Lindiwe Mazibuko’s election as Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentary leader had hardly been announced when inveterate blogger Anton Barnard published … Read the rest