What is it about some people that make them want to experience something that most of us would rather avoid?
Has film and TV exposed us too much to content that makes us wonder, ‘What if?’ or ‘What would it be like?’
Is it because we've read so much of it all in history books, or maybe took too much interest in history class and neglected all our woodwork homework?
Why does it seem like the leaders of our country so badly want to lead us into war?
I have never expected much to come from Julius Malema’s campaign. I mean, with tax evasion charges and fraud charges looming over his head, I would have thought it was pretty obvious that voting for him was just asking for the apocalypse to come calling. But with the amount of supporters I have seen around, I am truly... just… WTF!?
Now, I read his most recent campaign [to my knowledge] of how he speaks of some new “baby” being born and how it should be feared. He goes on to state something about a ‘home for the hopeless’.
Oh! But my favourite part comes when he harps on about ‘the expropriation of ‘white’ land owners, while lashing out, once again, at the ANC.
I am continually amazed and saddened whenever this man opens his mouth. Each word a contradiction of his actions, not to mention a blatant instigation towards a war I'm sure he’ll be the first to run from.
‘…Expropriation of ‘white’ land owners…’?
I really wish he’d be more specific. Surely he cannot mean EVERYBODY? What about those who have worked just as hard as those other previously disadvantaged individuals have, with blood, sweat and tears put into the last 20 years to earn the land they live on. Will they too be ‘expropriated’ simply because of the colour of their skin?
What if they had been disadvantaged as well during those times because they chose to treat everyone equally human, what then?
Aaah… then we have the ‘in-betweeners’, neither here nor there.
Don’t tell me you've forgotten all about them. The ones of origin, right alongside you, maybe even way before you. Of course they grew when the ones from far and the ones next door decided they weren't so different after all. Or are they just not ‘dark’ enough for you Julius? Too much ‘blood of the oppressor’ in them? [which by the way would be partially wrong in many cases]
What about their land rights? Never heard you mention anything about that before..
Honestly Mr Red-Beret, I just can’t keep up any more.
You keep shouting ‘Equality’, but you go around and direct it to a single race, as if other races don’t occupy this land.
You quack on and on about how the ANC is deceiving us and how they steal from us, but then you flash around your fancy cars and houses and beg us to believe you only live off R20 000 a month and when you get caught you refuse to admit to the lies and give up the cash and belongings, claiming you did nothing wrong.
You preach to the youth of loyalty and fighting for freedom, after you just finished bashing your former employers [the ANC] on how horrid they are, after which you encourage them to ‘literally’ fight against the system, effectively endangering their lives and taking away their freedom.
Then, once all is said and done, the streets in blood but your hands all ‘clean’, off you go into the shadows to hide in your luxury, leaving all your followers with nothing but lost loved ones, broken homes, biased laws and broken promises.
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