Skip to comments.Nelson Mandela - Just Another Thug
Posted on 06/27/2013 4:09:26 AM PDT by LD Jackson
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I take humor in the fact that in every place where a white government was overthrown and land was forcibly seized that those countries become cesspools and unable to use the land to feed their masses within 2-3 years.
I am in no way condoning any oppressive government white or black, just saying. Ours is bad enough.
Just Google the phrase: “mandela necklacing”
Can we have this discussion later? I’m just a bit queasy about dumping on a 94 year old man who at this very moment lies dying in a hospital bed. Stuff like that is very DUmmy-like.
Are you suggesting that black South Africans were better off under apartheid. Living as fourth class citizens at best? No education, no civil rights, no legal rights, no say in the government, couldn't live where you wanted or go where you wanted or conduct business where you wanted? That's what they should have been happy with?
South Africa may be sinking into a cesspool but for black South Africans at least it's their cesspool. They're running the show now, they have to live with the consequences of their own decisions. I sympathise with the white South Africans but it's a situation they spent decades making so really they have only themselves to blame. And as for Mandela being a thug? Well he was no more or less a thug as his opposition, and used their own tactics to beat them.
I believe I answered that, just in case you missed the one sentence here it is:
I am in no way condoning any oppressive government white or black.
My comment was pointed at economics and culture.
The western media and most commentators will fawn
Mandela is a collectivist
You are reliable
he has everything in a leader the Left in America
finally found in O.
You ever been to ZUd Afrika?
You seem to have assimilated the party line well.. It’s always evil whitey’s fault..
People make choices, if they wish to live as slaves, so be it, if they don’t care if they die as one as well, that is, you can not live with wild animals without either defending yourself or getting eaten.
The ANC ate their own, whites, ‘apologists’ etc., they didn’t care, and that is all the fault of those who came before them.
btw,, a belated Welcome to FR..
So what’s your point? That blacks in South Africa should have been happy under apartheid? Would you have been if you were in their shoes?
Just because Apartheid was wrong, doesn’t make Mandela and the ANC right.
They would be living in huts , eating grubs, and still be sold into slavery by their own.. as for shoes, hardly anyone in the outlying areas wears them. You seem to know little about zud Afrika and aren’t scared to share it. not a wise thing .. maybe you can warm up your praises for Mugabe next..
The African National Congress was for all intents and purposes a Communist organization. It received arms, funds, training, and logistical support from Communist nations during the Cold War.
More importantly, the ANC was terrorist to the core. Their preferred MO was the lovely practice of "necklacing" - putting a tire around the neck of a white, a Zulu, or moderates within their own tribe and party, filling it with gasoline, and lighting it on fire. Whether Mandela was ever personally responsible for these actions is irrelevant, he knew of them and was associated with people who did.
The best that can be said about Mandela is that he wasn't a full-fledged thug like Mugabe. He realized that South Africa would completely implode, as his ex-wife Winnie had wanted to do, all whites were driven out or murdered. So at least he had a pragmatic side, but that's faint praise indeed.
Years ago I met some Afrikaners @ OSH at the air show, their was a quiet fury and or bitterness but not outright anger as to how they lost land etc. At the time I didn't get it, It was redistribution of wealth. I guess they felt they worked their @$$es off as immigrants to make it their paradise only to have it taken away...
Of course, it is also true that the apartheid regime he succeeded was modeled after Nazi Germany.
Last I checked, Botha's government wasn't exterminating blacks or anyone else.
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