Why you must make the 2016 Local Government Elections a South African spring

2016-02-02 18:15

2016 Local Government Elections.......a watershed moment for South Africa?

As if you dear reader of this blog  never knew. They, wannabe politicial office bearers that is,are reading this blog piece so it serves notice on those who every five years come out of their  tortoise shells like Greeks bearing gifts.

Don't be gullible. Learn the "voetserk" word.Use it if you must.

Serve a clear message  to them to stop using the constitution as toilet paper.

Do you know its more than piece of paper? Really it is.

Think of it as a promissory note or a post dated bank guarantee cheque.

It is, if you must know, your shield and your sword.

So here's why you going to register on 5-6 March 2016 for the right to vote and to serve notice to the indolent , the corrupt, the kleptocrats and the hyenas de-fleshing us whilst we're alive. Here is what you going to tell the Guptas  using our country as their principality.

Mathews Phosa said in a scathing speech during the 26th anniversary celebration  heralding the day De Klerk announced that Mandela woukd walk free, all the gains South Africa made  since 1994 have been eroded. We can't blame the  President for everything.

Our constitution has been flushed down the toilet. Even though it is a promissory note all these years since 1994 people can't eat it to satisfy their hunger or get decent living or jobs to feed themselves.They can't go to school whose education system makes many hanker after apartheid style education. And they die like flies because of our abysmal health system.

Events like the Marikana shootings and the firing of former Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene,  are like the ghost of Banquo and serve as  examples of the country's decline. The right to peaceful assembly and protest looks good on paper.....

Oh need I mention racist rants ala Penny Sparrow and others who creep from the crevices of the past and the present  when the heat raises the temperature?

When we have a World Bank projected zero comma eight oh production down from 1,2 % its no wonder why South Africa is no longer the gateway to Africa as investors are choosing other countries.

Listen

Listen

Listen to what Mr Phosa reportedly said.

“By accommodating friends, acquaintances and other hangers to use the party as a ladder to positions and wealth, our beloved party has weakened itself, the alliance, and the country. By acknowledging and accommodating individuals from other power groups and endowing them in party policy matters, has created a climate of policy uncertainty at best - and vacuum at worst, as individuals take their own position on matter of national importance " he lamented.

So this is what we must do.Let us all get out there,rouse people from their homes to register on 5-6 March and 9-10 April and then comes election day..... to vote in large numbers.

You know what to do.

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