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Display name: PeterTracey
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My heart bleeds for my fellow South Africans, most of whom seem to be struggling with this concept of freedom.

There is an oft told story about Mandela phoning numerous wealthy people in the middle of the night to ask for money for his Foundation or to build a school…this I will get to later, but first…

It has been my desire to refrain from political commentary, or at the very least, keep an uninterested distance from the shenanigans of those pulling the strings at the top.

If only we could get proper dialogue going and a brand new deal but the truth is being distorted for a win and a place – you’ll be are forced to avoid discomfort even when the truth is undisputed.

One doesn’t have to be in intelligent to make smart decisions; if that fails, the movie ’12 Years a Slave’ offers lots of lessons.

Over at & friendships seem to have formed with daily chats on the comments section by the same crowd:

It has been my observation that there are broadly four main categories of people in South Africa: new money, old money, politically connected individuals and the working class

Budget deficits don’t bother Governments much, they just keep borrowing, it’s the western way and encouraged even if you’ll be the country existing only to pay off debt with steep interest.

No doubt about it, 1976 was the turning point in our history.

For the record, President Jacob Zuma, though he does not seem to have a moral compass and the ability to tell between

It’s a cold, windy afternoon and we bow our heads graveside as a sign of respect - we listen to the pastors startling reminder that we are “dust, and unto dust we shall return”.


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