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Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid icon and father of modern South Africa, dies
CNN ^ | 12-05-2013 | By Faith Karimi

Posted on 12/05/2013 2:11:15 PM PST by Red Badger

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To: Red Badger

Despicable, murderous Communist. And don’t you tell me that apartheid was “great injustice”, that’s the Communist Party line espoused and propagated by the MSM so much that so many fall for it, tell me Mr Guiltriddenwhitey how much worse it was than the current situation in South Africa and former Rhodesia.


151 posted on 12/05/2013 4:55:28 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Red Badger

When you admit to throwing grenades into buses full of kids I guess you can expect nothing but praise from the media and leftist Democrats.... but Ted Cruz?


152 posted on 12/05/2013 4:59:19 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: RJS1950

I guess that makes throwing grenades into buses full of kids okay then.


153 posted on 12/05/2013 5:00:15 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Revolting cat!
And don’t you tell me that apartheid was “great injustice”, that’s the Communist Party line espoused and propagated by the MSM so much that so many fall for it...

So tell us all about apartheid's good points.

154 posted on 12/05/2013 5:06:34 PM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: BurningOak

“Most white Africans were probably praying that he would live to be 120... They should get out of there, like NOW.”

And where do we go? Most of us don’t have dual citizenship.


155 posted on 12/05/2013 5:08:39 PM PST by Diapason
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To: Old Sarge




156 posted on 12/05/2013 5:14:35 PM PST by Lady Jag (Tolerance and apathy are the last virtues of a dying society. - Aristotle)
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To: Vermont Lt

Excellent post!

The aholes can show it 24/7; I won’t watch or engage.

F ‘em and their idol.


157 posted on 12/05/2013 5:15:39 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (You're a very weird person, Yossarian.)
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To: Impy
Most Americans have no idea who this much celebrated piece of crap really was.

You are correct! I am 33, and I honestly thought, "May he rest in peace." I always knew in the back of my conservative mind that he wasn't all the teachers, government, and media made him out to be, but now I know why.

158 posted on 12/05/2013 5:16:00 PM PST by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Red Badger

Nelson Mandela dies and the most obvious result is the MSM poodles doing pirouettes to make sure you know they care.


159 posted on 12/05/2013 5:16:11 PM PST by AdaGray
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To: Red Badger
.. another commie takes a dirt nap..have fine time in hell.

160 posted on 12/05/2013 5:23:10 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi 8-)
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To: Blackyce

I for one am glad your commie hero is rotting in hell as of today.


161 posted on 12/05/2013 5:50:04 PM PST by ohioman
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To: Red Badger
Nelson Mandela, the revered statesman who emerged from prison after 27 years to lead South Africa out of decades of apartheid, has died, South African President Jacob Zuma announced late Thursday.

Mandela was 95.

"He is now resting. He is now at peace," Zuma said.

I believe this terrorist communist, unrepentant sinner is doing neither of these. But instead is dwelling in Hell in outer darkness, filled with unspeakable torment, weeping & knashing of teeth.

Except a man be born again, he cannot see the Kingdom of God. Jesus is the only way, the truth & the life. No man cometh to the Father except by accepting Jesus as Savior. I never heard of any sincere confession or conversion from Mandela.

162 posted on 12/05/2013 6:06:28 PM PST by rcrngroup
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To: Red Badger

Nelson Mandela now belongs only to the ground. Get him there quickly.


163 posted on 12/05/2013 6:08:11 PM PST by armydawg505
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To: Red Badger

Terrorists should never die of old age ........


164 posted on 12/05/2013 6:24:19 PM PST by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: Red Badger

A devout communist has died.

Whatever.

RIP


165 posted on 12/05/2013 6:38:52 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: PghBaldy

The murder rate has dropped since the end of apartheid.


166 posted on 12/05/2013 7:04:49 PM PST by FewsOrange
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To: rcrngroup

I know I remember reading that he was a communist, ran with communists, and thought like a communist.


167 posted on 12/05/2013 7:06:41 PM PST by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: Red Badger

“resting in peace”? I believe that is a typo...the dead commie terrorist is “roasting in peace”.


168 posted on 12/05/2013 7:10:15 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: FewsOrange

“The murder rate has dropped since the end of apartheid.”

Not even close.

http://gunowners.org/fs0304.htm


169 posted on 12/05/2013 7:22:51 PM PST by Ironfocus
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To: armydawg505
Nelson Mandela now belongs only to the ground. Get him there quickly.

"Buzzards gotta eat, same as worms."

170 posted on 12/05/2013 7:24:57 PM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp. Go Michigan State!)
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To: Red Badger

Khaddafi.

Kim Jong Il.

Chavez.

Mandela.

Next up—Castro.

Seems like God is cleaning up in the Commie aisle.


171 posted on 12/05/2013 7:29:05 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Red Badger; All
The legacy of Mandela?

Unemployment Rate in South Africa decreased to 24.70 percent in the third quarter of 2013 from 25.60 percent in the second quarter of 2013. Unemployment Rate in South Africa is reported by the Statistics South Africa. From 2000 until 2013, South Africa Unemployment Rate averaged 25.5 Percent reaching an all time high of 31.2 Percent in March of 2003 and a record low of 21.9 Percent in December of 2008. In South Africa, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.

source: http://www.tradingeconomics.com/south-africa/unemployment-rate

172 posted on 12/05/2013 7:34:03 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: AK_47_7.62x39

thanks for that post. it spoke to me...maybe i will temper my attitude around my co-workers tomorrow, who are going to be in complete idol worship about mandela.


173 posted on 12/05/2013 7:39:29 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Red Badger

I accidentally landed on some MSM channel and heard the following:
DIANE SAWYER: He LOVED FOOD!!!!! “
ROBIN ROBERTS: And thaat SMILE!!!!!!”


174 posted on 12/05/2013 7:45:24 PM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: JimSEA

“I’m very much afraid that South African whites will discover that Mandela was all that kept the lid on wholesale race wars and expropriation. “

I am thinking Yugoslavia after Tito.


175 posted on 12/05/2013 7:58:28 PM PST by beef (Who Killed Kennewick Man?)
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To: clintonh8r

Once when Mandela was visiting here a local tv news reader described Mandela as an “African American African”. I kid you not.


176 posted on 12/05/2013 8:11:48 PM PST by fkabuckeyesrule
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To: dfwgator

177 posted on 12/05/2013 8:29:52 PM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: rlmorel

Vuvuzela Hero

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P40TP1ughek


178 posted on 12/05/2013 8:31:42 PM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp. Go Michigan State!)
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To: Red Badger
It's my understanding from my South African friends that Mandela is responsible for South Africa's reversion to a 3rd world country. When Socialists talk income equality, what they mean is income equality of those in leadership with those on Wall Street and the rest of the population be damned.
179 posted on 12/05/2013 8:32:23 PM PST by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: Blackyce

I do not condone his early years, but I understand his circumstances were beyond my comprehension. Anger was a logical emotion, but he rose above it even if he embraced the wrong form of government. Like much of Africa, it will take generations to change if the stars align because tribalism is difficult to overcome. America was a unique experiment in freedom and unity of purpose and our template does not fit elsewhere for many reasons.

Speak your mind FRiend. The world is often many shades of grey even when we seek to view it in black and white. No place was more grey than South Africa and Mandela reflected that, but I applaud how he finished his life despite my disagreements. He was a very notable figure that will forever be celebrated and demonized. There were atrocities committed by both sides, but I won’t argue with any man who seeks freedom. Perhaps the truth lies in there somewhere, only God knows.


180 posted on 12/05/2013 8:33:30 PM PST by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: rlmorel

Don’t slur the notes! ;’)


181 posted on 12/05/2013 8:44:56 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: rlmorel

lol


182 posted on 12/05/2013 8:45:38 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: clintonh8r
I’m sure the whole White Hut skanky entourage will make the trip. With special accommodations for Jay Z, etc.....

Could we pray they all stay there? Since we all know how awesome and safe South Africa is /mega sarcasm.....

183 posted on 12/05/2013 8:46:59 PM PST by hockeyfan44 (No more RINOS!!!)
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To: volunbeer

how did he “rise above” anger by being a Marxist terrorist??

he never renounced his terrorism


184 posted on 12/05/2013 8:46:59 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Rockitz

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1255245/posts

How to be a good communist by Nelson Mandela


185 posted on 12/05/2013 8:47:24 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: supremedoctrine

Someone with an iron constitution should list the sycophantic headlines from Yahoo


186 posted on 12/05/2013 8:48:32 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: dfwgator

Okay...that outright made me nearly have things come out my nose!

Vuvuzela Hero...that was hilarious!


187 posted on 12/05/2013 8:54:53 PM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: rlmorel

HONK HONK HONK HONK HONK


188 posted on 12/05/2013 8:56:39 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: GeronL

Sounds like a character that was trying to please everybody, even the evil folks.


189 posted on 12/05/2013 8:58:46 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: rockrr; GeronL; dfwgator

I can’t view this thread as anything more than a vehicle for distraction.

The adulation of this person is disturbing. Someone else made a comment about how upsetting it would be if Obama went to Mandela’s funeral in light of the fact that he didn’t go to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral.

I read that and thought “Where have these people been? It doesn’t upset me at all, I fully expect it.”

To be honest, I would have been upset if he soiled Margaret Thatcher’s funeral by attending it. I feel much the same way about the Gettysburg anniversary and Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day.


190 posted on 12/05/2013 9:00:28 PM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: rlmorel

bump


191 posted on 12/05/2013 9:04:11 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Blackyce

Good grief. Please look up “necklacing” and see if you still want to defend this vile, sadistic murderous piece of murderous.

Hank


192 posted on 12/05/2013 9:05:04 PM PST by County Agent Hank Kimball (Tagline withheld pending NSA review)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
I went to the Winter Carnival in Quebec City a few times back in the Eighties with a bunch of people, and that was the first time I had ever seen a Vuvuzela...the streets rang with them, everyone had them, but for some reason, it was never like the sound of a stadium full of angry hornets at 170 decibels. It was just drunken, intermittent honking.

It was also the first time I had ever seen Bon Homme...and the Bon Homme canes filled with liquor!

193 posted on 12/05/2013 9:09:03 PM PST by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by its weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: GeronL

Mandela had every opportunity to exact revenge and he did not despite many in his inner circle wanting it. How is that not rising above anger? Unfortunately, he also embraced communism. Shades of grey. I can support his desire for freedom for his people even as I understand communism will only change one bondage for another in South Africa.

Our founding fathers rebelled against England and were labeled terrorists by our colonial rulers. They wanted self-determination and were willing to die for it and lose everything. If this sounds familiar great. If not, God bless and each is entitled to his own opinion.


194 posted on 12/05/2013 9:13:16 PM PST by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: Red Badger

Robert Mugabe is the “father” of modern Zimbabwe, will they cry for him, too?


195 posted on 12/05/2013 9:17:43 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: BillyBoy; rarestia; HiTech RedNeck; GOPsterinMA
Facebook comments are retard central. You'd think people would be less inclined to post idiocy under (ostensibly) their real names, but no.

But IMO as much as I loathe Kennedy there is no comparing him with this piece of crap. And no comparing the media coverage or level of historical revisionism either.

There is a complete and total media blackout in regards to the truth about Mandela. The official line everywhere is that he was a saint, a hero, one of history's great men. It makes me sick.. Kennedy's sins are least occasionally discussed.

196 posted on 12/05/2013 9:18:16 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Diapason
FWIW, there are lots of South Africans, especially whites, in Calgary. While there is bound to be culture shock, perhaps the biggest shock would be weather/temperature shock. At 9:51 PM MST, the current temperature is -23C (-10F), with a wind chill (ie: it feels like) -32C (-26F). (But it is a DRY cold ;>} ) Canadians will get that joke!


197 posted on 12/05/2013 9:19:17 PM PST by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was lost but now I'm found; blind but now I see.)
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To: A Formerly Proud Canadian

Wish I were in Banff right now.


198 posted on 12/05/2013 9:20:03 PM PST by dfwgator (Fire Muschamp. Go Michigan State!)
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To: rlmorel

Agreed.

I no longer obsess over what Øbozo will do or say next. I am powerless to change it and only hope that our nation survives his madness. Nothing that he does anymore surprises me - the depths to which he regularly plummets or the insanity he espouses. I share nothing in common with this being and I’m not sure that we even belong to the same species.


199 posted on 12/05/2013 9:21:04 PM PST by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: volunbeer

he had no desire for freedom, his desire was for communism


200 posted on 12/05/2013 9:24:09 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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