PLEASE NOTE:

MyNews24 is a user-generated section of News24.com. The stories here come from users.

 
R.Phiri
 
Comments: 8
Article views: 681
 
 
Latest Badges:



 
View all R.Phiri's badges.
 

Financial Paedophiles

08 May 2012, 09:21

If it's not the e-tolling financial molestation scheme it's the plague of the paid kerbside parking spreading rapidly in several municipalities, to the point where it becomes a serious financial epidemic, that civil society fail to quarantine through public disobedience or any form of mass action. Has our constitution made provision for financial rape? Well at this stage it looks like it. Electricity tariffs have sky rocketed, the mammoth petrol price keeps escalating and now the price of parking is also defying gravity. To some fathomable extent, I guess Isaac Newton was wrong about his calculus on the  law of gravitation; taxes are immune to gravity; for them what goes up...must go up again.

But who is to blame for the surge in financial rape? Let me not beat around the bush; all fingers point to the ANC. Come 2014, fellow tax paying citizens, please let’s point the middle finger instead; by standing up against the years of financial rape. The introduction of the paid kerbside parking is truly going to be a burden on several businesses, customers will avoid shopping or eating in those areas in fear of having to pay ridiculous amounts of money just for parking. Bare in mind these are outside parking and it’s not as if we getting a heart transplant with the payment, so why should the price of parking be so high. Previously the DA fought against the implementation of such paid parking in Parkhurst in Johannesburg. They successfully won the dispute. If we as civil society stand up against this rape, taxation system just like we did with the E-tolling system, perhaps the implementation process of the paid parking can come to a temporarily halt and inevitably be eradicated completely. I’m asking all citizens to exercise their democratic rights sensibly this time around, change is drastically needed, alternatively get yourself good, quality Vaseline and brace yourself for financial sodomy.

Disclaimer: All articles and letters published on MyNews24 have been independently written by members of News24's community. The views of users published on News24 are therefore their own and do not necessarily represent the views of News24. News24 editors also reserve the right to edit or delete any and all comments received.
 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
8 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Godless Heathen
If you are calling for the death ...

We always get told that Bantu education was a sorry mess and the poor oppressed previously have nots were seriously disadvantaged by the system.  Read more...

14 comments 614 views
Submitted by
jeremy thorpe
"Train" yourself to avoid e-tolls...

My journey to work now involves a trip on the Gautrain from Rosebank to Pretoria, followed by a brief 12 minute trip on Metrorail from Pretoria station to my place of work. Read more...

1 comments 272 views
Submitted by
Balo Freddy
SA soccer players must become Sol...

There’s an idea that famous people are rich, that idea is misleading. Famous people are not rich; most are actually far from it.  Read more...

1 comments 20 views
Submitted by
SapientiaEtVeritas
To comment or not..?

Racism is the worst form of belligerence against another person, and it’s not just contained in the colour of skin, but manifests also in stigmatisation of cultural and religious traditions. Read more...

12 comments 98 views
Submitted by
David Jacobs
Asking the right questions, rewar...

Are companies today doing enough for their employees? Which areas are companies / organisations that are not doing enough failing to address?  Read more...

0 comments 402 views
Submitted by
Jenny Walters
No dirt in our drinking water

Having fresh clean water is one of our most important resources and when our water access is limited, it is a detriment to us all.  Read more...

3 comments 250 views

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

2 TV Series for R250

Get 2 TV Series box sets for R250 and save up to R148! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Pre-order the Xbox One

Get this all-in-one entertainment system with live TV, movies, social networking and gaming. Pre-order now!

Up to 50% off hair care products!

Save up to 50% on professional hair care products at kalahari.com. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

30% off academic books

Score a mind blowing 30% off academic books! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mind blowing deals on electronics!

Save up to 35% on electronics. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

Calais Website keywords automated by OpenCalais.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2014 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.