South Africa is going down the drain. And it’s happening at a very rapid pace. Since the Marikana debacle, it is as obvious as the Great Wall of China is from space.
South Africa is burning. Literally and figuratively speaking. South Africans live in a perpetual state of denial. Everything is wonderful and colourful and happiness in the rainbow nation. Crap! It’s everything but. 1994 was supposed to be a turning point and the birth of a nation. Oh, It was a turning point all right. Many, many, many people still believe that everything is fine and as long as their little bubble remains intact, nothing could possibly be wrong. No wonder psychologists make so much money.
The ANC is a disgrace and a joke on the international stage. I cringe at the idea of Jacob Zuma addressing the UN. I honestly think his speech writers are taking the piss with their choice of words for him to pronounce. And Julius Malema with his call for “sanitation” to prevail. FFS, we have a bunch of illiterate, (largely) uneducated and unqualified people running SA in the ground.
SAA is about to crash and burn(pun intended) since 8 of the 14 board members have resigned and there is no feasible plan for the future of our national and international airline. Since SAA is the biggest airline in Africa, I’d say it would have a significant impact on the tourism trade not to mention the thousands of people SAA employs who could lose their jobs when it belly-flops on the runway.
The minister of Health said that the state of healthcare in SA is imploding and the minister of Defence said that the defence force is falling apart. Sorry Minister person, but I tend to believe the doctors when they say they have no resources, not you saying everything is hunky-dory. Then there is the defence force. Anyone remember the pink-slipper shopper? If she’s is anything to go by, they only thing the SANDF can defend is the Roast Chicken at Woolies. Not to mention that Police officers are now robbing tuck shops whilst in uniform. This is the Police! And this a (liquorice) stick up! Hand over your chips and cold drinks and no-one gets hurt!
The current strikes in the mining and transport sectors are set to deliver a devastating blow to our already crippled economy. At the moment, Nigeria has a faster growing economy that SA does. Must be all the drug exports. East London is already struggling without Diesel as of yesterday. Since the strikers are now targeting fuel tankers across the country, how long before the rest of the country is without fuel and by extension food, emergency services, electricity etc etc. People are already being told to fill up as quickly as possible as the shortage of fuel might be national by the end of the weekend.
Typical mindset though, I haven’t got so I’ll be damned if anyone else has either! Oh yes, and blame everything on the Whities. Oh no you don’t, time to change that little tune. It’s blame the ANC now. The Whities have had NOTHING to do with this government for almost 20 years. And look how well that is turning out? These over fed and over paid ministers stealing our country blind will have their comeuppance someday. I believe there is a special place for people like that, karma wise.
What these strikers across the board do not seem to realize with their banana republic and mob mentality is that everything they do, directly affects inflation which affects EVERYTHING. So the wages they are so happily striking for will be rendered ineffective and basically useless when they are done because everything will be MORE expensive.
So if we are without basic medical care, basic services and without any kind of protection, what is to stop South Africa falling into total and complete anarchy? The answer is NOTHING. We are there, it’s already started.
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