PLEASE NOTE:

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

 
No.You're a handbag
 
Comments: 2
Article views: 360
 
 
Latest Badges:



 
View all No.You're a handbag's badges.
 

Paid Many Times More

11 March 2014, 08:25

I just read the article about AMCU and their bleating about whites earning four times more than blacks on average.

I would go into the 4 million / 40 million, unemployable thanks to ANC education etc spiel, but we've all heard it many times over, and if you don't get it yet, there's really no point.

No, I want to consider a different inequality: the difference between the salary earned by the average ANC supporter and the salary earned by Jacob Zuma.

On the face of it, there's very little difference between JZ and the grassroots ANC supporter.

JZ has a grade four education, he spent time working as a goat herder, spent time in prison, and has more wives and kids than is strictly advisable.

However, JZ also earns millions every year, spent millions on Nkandla and billions on the road to it, and the public foots the bill for all his sprogs.

I would say that there's a greater difference between Joe Schmoe ANC supporter and JZ in earning terms than the same ANC supporter and a CEO of a company. Why?

JZ is no better than Joe Schmoe. In fact, with his 700 plus criminal charges, one could very easily say he's worse.

He doesn't do a stellar job, nor does he have any qualifications to speak of, let alone anything that warrants his earnings.

He's also not the only one.

There are countless ministers and deputy ministers sitting in Parliament right now that are exactly the same.

Where are the articles about that inequality? Why is that okay? Is it because in the tiny racist minds of organisations like AMCU, that's okay because they are black?

No wonder SA is in so much trouble.

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.

 

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
2 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Adam Sibuyi
Zuma must do the honourable thing...

Zuma must do the honourable thing and resign. Read more...

0 comments 310 views
Submitted by
James Livingstone
Dogs on the menu in SA??

Doing the rounds and ignored by media outlets is the following: The SA government wants dog, cat and snake meat to be sold in shops claiming that, due to the drought, people will starve.  Read more...

0 comments 588 views
Submitted by
Johannes Ramara
Confused Politicians

Some politicians are now caught between a rock and a hard spot while by nature they are soft and faint hearted.  Read more...

0 comments 320 views
Policing in Dennilton in Moutse a...

In life there is always an explanation behind every problem, at least that is what we are made to believe.  Read more...

0 comments 80 views
SONA - (“Those that stand for not...

So finally Jacob Zuma got his moment to speak in parliament – what is traditionally referred to as the State of the Nation Address. Read more...

0 comments 420 views
Submitted by
Norma Onthemove
Nel lies about lies

During his closing argument at the trial court, prosecutor Gerrie Nel indignantly protested that the defence had accused him of constantly calling Oscar a liar.  Read more...

0 comments 447 views
 

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 Android Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

TV Get us in your home, on your television.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2016 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.