Skip to comments.Zimbabwe's last white farmer forced to quit
Posted on 06/28/2008 9:57:45 PM PDT by BlueSky194
Zimbabwe's once proud white farming community is facing extinction, as President Robert Mugabe steps up his campaign of violence and intimidation on all fronts. Virtually all of the remaining 280 white farmers have been invaded by government supporters since Mr Mugabe lost the first round of the presidential election in March.
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OK, when the last is gone let them feed themselves. They certainly could before Mugabe.
Now, at last, there is nothing to hold Zimbabwe back! The mind fairly reels when contemplating the glorious future that lies before wonderful Zimbabwe and it’s brave leader, President-until-removed-by-G-d, Robert Mugabe!
The former Bread Basket of Africa becomes another basket case of Africa.
and UN will demand that we aid them by sending massive shipments of grain in 3..2..1.. weeks?
Why are there still even White Farmers in Zimbabwe?
Because he was born there?
Sounds like the descendants of the original Dutch farmers have turned into metrosexuals. What happened to the great spirit when it mattered?
If your family has farmed the land for generations, it is hard to leave, even when you know that the beast has you in his sights. Also when everything you own is tied up in the land and no one can/will buy you out, what choices do you have?
Where is Mbeki?
Sad. You have to read “When a Crocodile Eats the Sun” to get an idea of Zimbabwe’s rapid slide into oblivion.
Make all these farmers permanent U.S. residents. With corn, wheat & soybean prices, the way they are, we could use their immense talent.
In the irony of ironies I read of an exhibition in Leeds, England at the University there. Titled "Student Protest in Leeds, May-June 1968". It recalls "four days of student protest that shook the University". This included a Conservative member of parliament and his wife. He addressed the student union in defending Ian Smith and his white regime in the then Rhodesia.
He was spat on and his wife knocked to the floor. A big poo-bah was the President of the Student Union, Jack Straw.The students closed down the administrative building- until four days later the darlings realised it was the summer holidays just up. Well to the fore was this Jack Straw. Tub thumping and being cheered for his support of a "free" Rhodesia (Zimbabwe). Today this man is titled "Lord Chancellor Secretary of State for Justice". This is the Labour government
How ironic? Meanwhile the former students of 1968,no doubt live in safety and comfort, stuffing their fat faces. Toddling of to the local pub etc.
I daresay Jack Straw sleeps quite well.
He's next door planning his own land reform.
Mbeki is taking notes...
And he has always been reluctant to criticize Mugabe. Besides crime in South Africa, particularly in Johannesburg, Durban & Port Elizabeth, is out of control.
Mbeki has his own problems.
Not to mention that the South African government has begun expropriating "white" farms and giving them to the "indigeni".
It’s funny how it always seems to work, isn’t it? A crowd of fools who happens to scream loudly enough at something gets a complete pass because they “thought” they were doing the right thing. All their intolerance, all their violence, and all their barbarism is over-looked, all buried beneath a clock of guilt and the call of racism.
The results are never really as important as the intentions.
It’s really tough to have sympathy for any civilized human being who didn’t long ago clear out of that toilet, Zimbabwe (formerly known as beautiful Rhodesia, the “breadbasket of Africa” - - good work, liberals).
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