If you care about rebels the world over, as Sens. John McCain, Joseph Lieberman and Lindsey Graham think you ought to, consider the fate of one brave rebel. Stacked as they are with The Dictator’s judges, the courts in this … Read the rest
by Karin Roodt
This week South Africa, and seemingly the entire planet, celebrated Nelson Mandela’s birthday. Around Mandela a personality cult has been built that exceeds that of a Stalin, a Mao, a Kim Jong Il and a Hitler. In … Read the rest
“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
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
by Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi, MP and President of the Inkatha Freedom Party, February 14, 2012
“Twenty years ago there were many people in this country who felt that we black people are not capable enough to rule a country and… Read the rest
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
“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
South Africa is the most interesting country in the world to live in. For almost eight years I lived in Paris and I could stroll to the Louvre, the Picasso Museum, buy cheap tickets at the Bastille … Read the rest
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
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
‘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