PLEASE NOTE:

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

 
Jeeves
 
Comments: 25
Article views: 2772
 
 
Latest Badges:



 
View all Jeeves's badges.
 

Us blacks must stick together!

16 January 2013, 18:03

As a smartie (choccie on the inside and pink on the outside)  I feel that I don't have any rights. Everybody who is not me has opportunities better than I do and my excuses are more valid than theirs are!

Thus I propose that Coconuts and Smarties alike protest the following points!

I'm not allowed to apply for a job, oh wait, I am.

I'm not allowed to be spectacular at my job and get promoted or improve my CV for my awesomeness, oh wait, I am.

I'm not allowed to start a business, oh wait, I am.

I'm not allowed to make a spectacular comeback from financial failure, oh wait I am.

I'm not allowed to keep improving my skills via part time education, oh wait I am.

Really people! We were born in SA with this soil in our blood. Potholes or flippin poo in the water or whatever, no single person in this country who is not bed ridden has any right to moan. Just roll up your sleeves and grow a pair.

The rule of problem solving is this: You are not permitted to complain about that which you are unwilling to solve.

I don't care if there is BEE or AAA or whatever. I'm a flippin tree! The more crap you throw at me, the more opportunity for growth I see!

Crime is a vicious problem yes, but that means our farms have become a frontier and lagers need to be drawn! You do not solve a problem by whining about it, you solve it by solving it.

Here where we are, nobody sommer gets in to murder a family. It's everybody's problem (both smarties and coconuts). We have set up forums and watches and all sorts of braai and potjie inspiring activities that bring communities together.  Criminals are cowards, they take the path of least resistance, so give them as much resistance as possible and do your homework to see when it is ok to the rubbish in the ground. They won't come within 50 km of your property.

Vote when you can, protest when you can and do what must be done to get things the way they should be.

It's all in the attitude.

Don't just lie there and take the beating, shake the depression and rise above it like true Saffers do.

Blerrie hell man, some of you are going on as if we have lost the war.

Take a look in the mirror sometime and realize that you are capable of a lot more than you think you are. You're not soft man. Quit acting like a coward, go watch a Rocky fliek or something!

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
25 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Pretty Ribena
MY Life

 Read more...

0 comments 0 views
Submitted by
Shikar Anybodysguess
Biochemical attack

As a motorcycle rider, I was taught to be never vigilante on the road. Read more...

0 comments 0 views
Submitted by
Thulane Che Trosky
Pallo Jordan is our most polished...

Although Pallo Jordan has confessed to his deadly sins, politics will never be the same again. I commend him for apologising to the nation for his wrongdoings. Read more...

0 comments 0 views
Submitted by
The Fox 5366
Is mobile the death of social med...

When's the last time you've seen a 'quality' Facebook status, written in full sentences with real punctuation?  Read more...

0 comments 0 views
Submitted by
Shereen Haripersad
'I could hear the earth rumbling'

My bed and furniture around my room was moving, I could hear the earth rumbling.  Read more...

0 comments 0 views
Pretoria earthquake

I was woken up in the early hours of the morning by the sliding doors rattling. Read more...

0 comments 0 views

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Financial Accountant

Western Cape
Hire Resolve
R450 000 - R650 000 Per Year

Logistics/Supply Chain Manager

Western Cape
ZIMCO Group (PTY) Ltd
R30 000 - R40 000 Per Month

HR Manager - Education

Western Cape
Michael Page International SA (Pty) Ltd
R480 000 - R576 000 Per Year

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

20% off all TV Series!

Want to have a chilled day at home? Get 20% off TV series, the perfect excuse to "veg out". Shop now!

Save R700 on the Hisense LED TV Now R2499

Get the Hisense 32” HD ready LED TV for only R2499. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 40% off fashion accessories

Save up to 40% on selected handbags, purses, watches, jewellery and more. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Save up to R2000 on top electronics

Get every day mind bowing savings on top electronics. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

As seen on TV - New book releases at only R199 each

Get mind blowing book savings on new titles. 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.