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Zimbabwe cancels 4,000 farm deeds
Gulf Times ^ | 24 September, 2005

Posted on 09/24/2005 6:17:44 AM PDT by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

The Zimbabwean government has ordered the cancellation of title deeds for over 4,000 white-owned farms and vowed to take over all remaining white farms, a newspaper said on Friday. Patrick Chinamasa told reporters in the capital Harare that the cancellation of the deeds follows last month’s constitutional amendments barring white farmers from appealing to the courts against the government’s seizure of their land, the Herald newspaper said. “Government has directed the Registrar of Deeds to immediately nullify all title deeds to the 4,000 farms which have been nationalised,” the Herald said. Most of the farmers who had lost their land had challenged the takeovers in court. But last month lawmakers from President Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) party used their parliamentary majority to force through changes to the constitution which make all agricultural land state property. Agricultural production in Zimbabwe, once known as the breadbasket of southern Africa, has plunged dramatically in the years following the seizure of commercial farms for redistribution to new black farmers. – DPA


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1 posted on 09/24/2005 6:17:45 AM PDT by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget
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To: Clive

Ping


2 posted on 09/24/2005 6:18:10 AM PDT by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of progress?)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

Has Mugabe reached Castro status with the Lefties yet?

This should push him over the top if he hasn't.


3 posted on 09/24/2005 6:20:00 AM PDT by Sometimes A River (Will the next President inherit George W. Bush's hurricane making machine?)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget
Did I just hear a "FLUSH"ing sound?

Stop the madness. Quite pouring money down the rat hole of Africa.
4 posted on 09/24/2005 6:21:14 AM PDT by PeteB570
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To: Acts 2:38

Can you say famine?


5 posted on 09/24/2005 6:21:18 AM PDT by DownInFlames
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

Sounds like eminent domain, doesn't it?


6 posted on 09/24/2005 6:22:34 AM PDT by neutrino (Globalization “is the economic treason that dare not speak its name.” (173))
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget
...follows last month’s constitutional amendments barring white farmers from appealing to the courts against the government’s seizure of their land...

I wonder if the Zimbabwe chapter of the NAACP considers this racism.

7 posted on 09/24/2005 6:22:49 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The democRATS are near the tipping point.)
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To: DownInFlames
Can you say famine?

Sorry, it will be reported as drought.

8 posted on 09/24/2005 6:23:34 AM PDT by johniegrad
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

Pretty soon we will be getting notice that the poor black people in Africa are starving and its all Bush's fault.

Come on Jess, where are ya boy?

How about Calypso Louie? Cat got your tongue?

Hey Big Al--wake up.

Where the hell is Kofi-cake ?


9 posted on 09/24/2005 6:28:38 AM PDT by sgtbono2002
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To: DownInFlames

Don't you just love it when a plan comes together?


10 posted on 09/24/2005 6:29:44 AM PDT by Sometimes A River (Will the next President inherit George W. Bush's hurricane making machine?)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget
This is a man-made disaster. It is not caused by global warming but by global socialism/communism. When the starving starts Mugabe and company will find another way to make the whites pay... The U.S. tax payers will be called on to save these "victims". Failing to rise to the bait will be cast by the race-hustlers (Jackson, Sharpton, et al) as another sign of racism in America.
11 posted on 09/24/2005 6:30:30 AM PDT by RedEyeJack
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To: johniegrad
Can you say famine?

Sorry, it will be reported as drought.

Then the drought will be God's fault? (The Godless have no problem blaming Him.)

12 posted on 09/24/2005 6:31:28 AM PDT by CPOSharky (The more I'm around people the better I like my dogs.)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

More starvation ahead. This guy doesn't get it.

The white farmers are the ones that provided food to the Zimbabweians.


13 posted on 09/24/2005 6:32:23 AM PDT by television is just wrong (http://hehttp://print.google.com/print/doc?articleidisblogs.blogspot.com/ (visit blogs, visit ads).)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

Guess they found a few people who weren't starving yet, and decided to fix the problem once and for all.


14 posted on 09/24/2005 6:33:15 AM PDT by speedy
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To: CPOSharky
Can you say famine?
Sorry, it will be reported as drought.
Then the drought will be God's fault? (The Godless have no problem blaming Him.)

Close...
It's Bush's Fault.

Looking back on it now, these whites should have hired mercenaries to come in and protect their property..and assasins to take out Magabe.

15 posted on 09/24/2005 6:36:00 AM PDT by evad ( PC KILLS--NOLA is just the latest example)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget
Yesterday on FR there was an article that South Africa was taking 1/3rds of White Farm owners land too.
16 posted on 09/24/2005 6:36:33 AM PDT by LowOiL ("I am neither . I am a Christocrat" -Benjamin Rush)
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To: television is just wrong

There can be no economic development when there are no secure property rights.

Is anyone (black or white) going to invest a $1 million in a plant or $1,000 in market shop if the government can just take it away whenever it wants to.

Little things, like these basic rules, are absolutely neccessary for any economy.

Africa is going nowhere until they figure these things out for themselves.


17 posted on 09/24/2005 6:37:53 AM PDT by JustDoItAlways
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To: television is just wrong

I believe he gets it. He's stolen billions as well, and those $$$ are in a safe place outside of his country. I don't understand why someone hasn't tried to take him out yet? This guy is not only destroying the economic engine (i.e. white folks) that allows his country to survive, but now he will go into full throttle for the destruction of his own (i.e. black folks). Unbelievable. So where are all the people who yell "never again" regarding genocide? Or racism for that matter? Oh I forgot, only European based peoples are racist. Never mind.


18 posted on 09/24/2005 6:38:17 AM PDT by john drake (roman military maxim: "oderint dum metuant, i.e., let them hate, as long as they fear")
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

If black people were granted their deepest desire; and every white man vanished from the face of the earth; I wonder how long it would take before the world became a global ghetto?

Some say 10 years, I think this is giving blacks too much credit. I think the answer would be less than a month.

Before Mugabe took over, the farms 'White owned' produced more food than South Africa could consume; they exported grain. Now the white farmers have either been killed, or chased off. The farms are sitting idle, the tractors looted, the irrigation system looted, and the farm houses have been burned.

Well, you have to admire determination; if the first time you do something insanely injust, criminal and plainly stupid and you suffer for it; it requires a lot of determinaton to do this again.


19 posted on 09/24/2005 6:39:21 AM PDT by Hodar (With Rights, come Responsibilities. Don't assume one, without assuming the other.)
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To: JustDoItAlways
Not one taxpayer penny should go to the soon to be starving in Zimbabwe.

Private donations are a different matter.

20 posted on 09/24/2005 6:41:36 AM PDT by Rome2000 (Peace is not an option)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget
...once known as the breadbasket of southern Africa...

Now known as the "wastebasket" of southern Africa. Good to see that white oppression has ended and they can return to their natural state: famine and ethnic cleansing.

21 posted on 09/24/2005 6:42:44 AM PDT by mikegi
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

On the surface, keeping our DOMESTIC food supply secure, even economically, may appear to go against conservative principles. But, I'd sooner do so than rely on countries like Zimbabwe for my groceries. Hell, we're already between a rock and a hard place for oil!


22 posted on 09/24/2005 6:43:46 AM PDT by hispanarepublicana (No amnesty needed...My ancestors proudly served. [remodel of an old '70s bumper sticker])
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To: DownInFlames

Oh, fammine means nothing in Africa. it's a way of life.
Now that Zimbabwe has nationalized farms, and kicking those who know how to farm (the whites) out, The benifits should be seen in about a year.
It won't be like the Ukrainian famine though, because the west will send in food relief. Nobody knew about the forced famine in the Ukraine which killed well over 10 million people, because the NYT didn't tell anyone what their communist buddy's were doing.

At any rate, be prepared for Saturday TV to be morning to night pleas to give money to starving Africans. Don't forget, south Africa is doing the same thing, kicking out the white farmers.
I say let "allah' feed them. I sure as heck won't send a dime to racists.


23 posted on 09/24/2005 6:44:39 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Hodar
Well, you have to admire determination; if the first time you do something insanely injust, criminal and plainly stupid and you suffer for it; it requires a lot of determinaton to do this again.

The ones doing it are not the ones who are suffering. Mugabe is not missing any meals or his armored limos.

24 posted on 09/24/2005 6:44:56 AM PDT by CPOSharky (The more I'm around people the better I like my dogs.)
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To: Acts 2:38

I know I'll probaley get blasted but Africa was a better functioning continent when there were colonial powers present.There were established health care, educational,public services divisions that were run efficiently and trained the native countrymen; now the entire continent is one big cesspool run by corrupt,inept leaders who loot the countries tresuries and buy expensive cars,build massive mansions, erect statues of them selves and distribute monies to their cronies to stay in power.I do believe nothing will save these countries ever and we should not send a another dime to these bottomless donation pots. America has more than enough veterans and elderly that could be taken care of right here.


25 posted on 09/24/2005 6:47:52 AM PDT by dubyawhoiluv
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

Mario Cuomo and Edward I. Koch (respectively, former Governor and former Mayor of New York State and NYC) were very vocal proponents of turning this prosperous, white led, contry over to rule by its black citizens. Now that Zimbabwe's "president for life", Mugabe, has shown himself to be a supreme racist thug and has completely destroyed his country, we hear nary a peep out of Cuomo and Koch and all the other POS liberals who are equally responsible for the tragedy that Rhodesia has become.


26 posted on 09/24/2005 6:50:21 AM PDT by Postman
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

Mario Cuomo and Edward I. Koch (respectively, former Governor and former Mayor of New York State and NYC) were very vocal proponents of turning this prosperous, white led, contry over to rule by its black citizens. Now that Zimbabwe's "president for life", Mugabe, has shown himself to be a supreme racist thug and has completely destroyed his country, we hear nary a peep out of Cuomo and Koch and all the other POS liberals who are equally responsible for the tragedy that Rhodesia has become.


27 posted on 09/24/2005 6:51:42 AM PDT by Postman
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

Dedicated to all those that believe only whites can be racists.


28 posted on 09/24/2005 6:55:33 AM PDT by Beckwith (The liberal press has picked sides ... and they have sided with the Islamofascists)
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To: Acts 2:38

Ah, the good works that have been done since the British left and handed over the government to communists and dictators in Africa with the hellp of American communists and liberals united against God, country, and the family unit worldwide.
Beware of the communists of America who use political correctness to destroy our nation.
May the LORD GOD protect us from the evil of secular humanist ravages, I pray this in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour, amen.


29 posted on 09/24/2005 6:58:39 AM PDT by wgeorge2001 (Has the pub Congress overturned the Supreme Court private property abomination ?Why not?)
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To: dubyawhoiluv

Why would you get blasted for stating the truth?

Africa is a waste of money. I agree 100% that we should quit pouring money into that cess pool.


30 posted on 09/24/2005 7:00:07 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: wgeorge2001

We don't deserve to be protected from them, but then again, no one has ever deserved the grace of God.


31 posted on 09/24/2005 7:01:58 AM PDT by Sometimes A River (Will the next President inherit George W. Bush's hurricane making machine?)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

Resettle all displaced Zimbabwean farmers to US. Resettle N.O. displaced to Zimbabwe.


32 posted on 09/24/2005 7:04:41 AM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Republican - The thinking people's party)
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To: School of Rational Thought

You won't find many if any that would want to go.
They would have to be responsible (gasp!)for taking care of themselves.


33 posted on 09/24/2005 7:18:04 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

Let the Marxist swine starve. All of them.


34 posted on 09/24/2005 7:27:10 AM PDT by Reactionary
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To: Hodar
If black people were granted their deepest desire; and every white man vanished from the face of the earth

Alright, whatever...

I wonder how long it would take before the world became a global ghetto?

Wow, I would have never guessed that blacks would have such a profound effect on the world. You don't think the Asians would do anything?

Some say 10 years, I think this is giving blacks too much credit. I think the answer would be less than a month.

Ouch.

35 posted on 09/24/2005 7:35:11 AM PDT by JasonSC
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To: Rome2000
Private donations are a different matter.

I won't.

36 posted on 09/24/2005 7:35:39 AM PDT by painter (We celebrate liberty which comes from God not from government.)
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To: JasonSC

Let's look at recent history.
Haiti, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, and New Orleans...

Can you name ONE, just ONE country or city (anywhere on the face of the planet) ran by the black community, where you would want to live? It doesn't matter if you are black, white or 'other'. Just one.


37 posted on 09/24/2005 7:46:36 AM PDT by Hodar (With Rights, come Responsibilities. Don't assume one, without assuming the other.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

More Blacks committing genocide on Blacks.

Where is the outrage when it is the whites who are in trouble.

Where is the Bosnia peace keepers, where is the UN saying this is wrong?


38 posted on 09/24/2005 8:09:45 AM PDT by OKIEDOC (There's nothing like hearing someone say thank you for your help.)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget
I guess they need to put in a Wal Mart... it is constitutional after all.
39 posted on 09/24/2005 8:11:14 AM PDT by Porterville (All that liberal screaming you hear is the sound of communism dying...)
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To: Nathan Zachary
I say let "allah' feed them. I sure as heck won't send a dime to racists.

You or me won't have to send money....I'm sure our government will just send them millions and millions of our tax money to thank them for kicking out people who know how to give them food.

40 posted on 09/24/2005 8:20:45 AM PDT by Fawn (Try not--do or do not.)
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To: Hodar

"Can you name ONE, just ONE country or city (anywhere on the face of the planet) ran by the black community, where you would want to live? It doesn't matter if you are black, white or 'other'. Just one."

--- Jamaica


41 posted on 09/24/2005 8:26:20 AM PDT by Casekirchen
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To: Hodar
Hodar wrote:
Can you name ONE, just ONE country or city (anywhere on the face of the planet) ran by the black community, where you would want to live? It doesn't matter if you are black, white or 'other'. Just one.

REPLY:
OK, I'll take your very tough if not impossible challenge.

But first what are the ground rules.

How much time do I get to come up with the answer?

Days, weeks, months or even years.
42 posted on 09/24/2005 8:31:16 AM PDT by OKIEDOC (There's nothing like hearing someone say thank you for your help.)
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To: Casekirchen

Jamaica, high crime and lots of drugs.


43 posted on 09/24/2005 8:32:04 AM PDT by OKIEDOC (There's nothing like hearing someone say thank you for your help.)
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To: television is just wrong

and technology, education, government ... in short civilization.


44 posted on 09/24/2005 8:38:10 AM PDT by satan (They)
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To: Hodar

Prince George's County, Maryland.


45 posted on 09/24/2005 8:53:33 AM PDT by JasonSC
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To: Casekirchen
CRIME: Crime, including violent crime, is a serious problem in Jamaica, particularly in Kingston. While the vast majority of crimes occur in impoverished areas, the violence is not confined. The primary criminal concern of a tourist is being a victim of theft. In several cases, armed robberies of Americans have turned violent when the victims resisted handing over valuables. Crime is exacerbated by the fact that police are understaffed and ineffective. Therefore, tourists should take their own precautions and always pay extra attention to their surroundings when traveling, exercise care when walking outside after dark, and should always avoid areas known for high crime rates. As a general rule, valuables should not be left unattended, including in hotel rooms and on the beach. Care should be taken when carrying high value items such as cameras, or when wearing expensive jewelry on the street. Women's handbags should be zipped and held close to the body. Men should carry wallets in their front pants pocket. Large amounts of cash should always be handled discreetly.

http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1147.html

Nice place to visit; but the average income of Jamacia is very low. To live there, one would need a job; the jobs are not high paying.

46 posted on 09/24/2005 11:06:35 AM PDT by Hodar (With Rights, come Responsibilities. Don't assume one, without assuming the other.)
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To: OKIEDOC
How much time do I get to come up with the answer? Days, weeks, months or even years.

This answers my question; simply stated, if such a place exists it is an abnormal event; sort of like "Man bites Dog".

I am not saying that Blacks are inferior, for I do not believe that. I do believe that the Black Culture is inferior, it unhealthy and has and continues to provide an excuse for members of this segment of society from moving forward.

I'm white, but I have never thought of myself as 'white'. Never! It never crosses my mind. I am a 'person' who works hard to provide for myself and my family. However, I have observed that Black people think of themselves as 'Black' first, and as a 'person' second. I have met many black engineers who are successful, and the common childhood experiences I see emphasize the differences. For example, black children who do well are beat by their peers for being 'smart'. Somehow being 'smart' is a BAD thing if you are black. This is a culturally STUPID thing to have.

47 posted on 09/24/2005 11:12:56 AM PDT by Hodar (With Rights, come Responsibilities. Don't assume one, without assuming the other.)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

A piece of paper showing your claim to property is only worth as much as the number of bullets you have in a gun to defend your claim.


48 posted on 09/24/2005 11:28:03 AM PDT by Chewbacca (Not all men are fools. The smart ones are still bachelors.)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget; blam; Cincinatus' Wife; sarcasm; happygrl; Byron_the_Aussie; ...

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49 posted on 09/24/2005 12:58:10 PM PDT by Clive
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To: Clive

This is terrible for all citizens of Africa except of course the ruling thugs.


50 posted on 09/24/2005 1:02:07 PM PDT by stocksthatgoup (Polls = Proof that when the MSM want your opinion they will give it to you.)
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