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South Africa Facing White Genocide, Total Communist Takeover
New American ^ | 8/3/2012 | Alex Newman

Posted on 08/05/2012 4:44:13 AM PDT by IbJensen

While most of the world refuses to acknowledge what is happening in largely communist-controlled South Africa, the non-profit group Genocide Watch declared last month that preparations for genocidal atrocities against white South African farmers were underway and that the early phases of genocide had possibly already begun. In the long run, Genocide Watch chief Dr. Gregory Stanton explained, powerful communist forces also hope to abolish private-property ownership and crush all potential resistance.

According to experts and official figures, at least 3,000 white farmers in South Africa, known as Boers, have been brutally massacred over the last decade. Many more, including children and even infants, have also been raped or tortured so savagely that mere words could not possibly convey the horror. And the problem is growing worse, international human rights monitors and South African exiles say.

The South African government, dominated by the communist-backed African National Congress (ANC), has responded to the surging wave of racist murders by denying the phenomenon, implausibly claiming that many of the attacks are simply regular crimes. Despite fierce criticism, authorities also stopped tracking statistics that would provide a more accurate picture of what is truly going on in the so-called “Rainbow Nation.”

In many cases, the murders are simply classified as “burglaries” and ignored, so the true murder figures are certainly much higher than officials admit. The police, meanwhile, are often involved in the murders or at least the cover-ups, multiple sources report. A white South African exile living in the United States told The New American that when victims are able to defend themselves or apprehend the would-be perpetrators, many of the perpetrators are found to be affiliated with the ruling ANC or its youth wing.

Experts are not buying the government’s cover-up. "The farm murders, we have become convinced, are not accidental," said Dr. Stanton of Genocide Watch during a fact-finding mission to South Africa last month. It was very clear that the massacres were not common crimes, he added — especially because of the absolute barbarity used against the victims. "We don't know exactly who is planning them yet, but what we are calling for is an international investigation that will try and determine who is planning these murders."

Indeed, most honest analysts concede that the thousands of brutal killings and tens of thousands of attacks are part of a broader pattern. And according to Dr. Stanton, who was also involved in the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa and has decades of experience examining genocide and communist terror, the trend points toward a troubled future for the nation.

“Things of this sort are what I have seen before in other genocides,” he said of the murdered white farmers, pointing to several examples including a victim’s body that was left with an open Bible on top and other murder victims who were tortured, disemboweled, raped, or worse. “This is what has happened in Burundi, it’s what happened in Rwanda. It has happened in many other places in the world.”

Speaking in Pretoria at an event organized by the anti-communist Transvaal Agricultural Union, Dr. Stanton also slammed the effort to dehumanize whites in South Africa by portraying them as “settlers.” The label is meant to paint Afrikaner white farmers — descendants of Northern Europeans who arrived centuries ago — as people who do not belong there.

It is the same process that happened prior to the infamous genocide against Christian Armenians in Turkey, Stanton explained. The dehumanization phenomenon also occurred against the Jewish people in Germany under the National Socialist (Nazi) regime of mass-murderer Adolf Hitler, well before the Nazi tyrant began implementing his monstrous “final solution.”

Unfortunately, South Africa might be next in line, experts believe. "Whenever you have that kind of dehumanization ... you have the beginning of that downward spiral into genocide," Stanton noted, adding that the situation in South Africa had already moved beyond that stage. The next phase before extermination, which began years ago in South Africa, is organizing to actually carry it out.

"We are worried that there are organized groups that are in fact doing that planning," Stanton continued during his speech. "It became clear to us that the [ANC] Youth League was this kind of organization — it was planning this kind of genocidal massacre and also the forced displacement of whites from South Africa."

Genocide Watch raised its alert level for South Africa from stage five to stage six — the eighth and final stage is denial after the fact — when then-ANC Youth League boss Julius Malema began openly singing a racist song aimed at inciting murder against white South African farmers: "Shoot the Boer" and “Kill the Boer.” Described by the anti-genocide group as a “racist Marxist-Leninist,” Malema has also been quoted as saying that “all whites are criminals” and threatening to steal white farmers’ land by force.

After the calls to genocide made international headlines, the South African Supreme Court ruled that the song advocating murder of whites was unlawful hate speech. Incredibly, the President of South Africa, ANC’s Jacob Zuma, then began singing it early this year too. Since then, the number of murdered white South African farmers has been growing each month, according to reports. Other senior government officials, meanwhile, have openly called for “war.”

"This is the kind of talk that of course is not only pre-genocidal, it also comes before crimes against humanity," Dr. Stanton said, urging everyone to remember that they are all members of the human race. "Those who would be deniers, and who would try to ignore the warning signs in this country, I think are ignoring the facts."

There is also increasing “polarization,” where the target population — white farmers in this case — and even moderates are portrayed as an “enemy,” Stanton explained about the march to genocide. And that phenomenon is ever-more apparent in South Africa, leading Genocide Watch to classify South Africa as being close to the final stages of genocide in July of this year.

The issue of land distribution, which has become one of the key drivers of the downward spiral, is also among the greatest concerns. The white minority in South Africa still owns much of the land despite ANC promises to redistribute it to blacks. But the re-distribution that has occurred — like in neighboring Zimbabwe — has largely resulted in failure.

Despite the atrocious track record so far, extremists including elements of the ANC-dominated government are now hoping to expropriate land from white farmers quicker, with some factions even arguing that it should be done with no compensation at all. And the communist agenda, like virtually everywhere else where forcible land redistribution has been adopted, has even broader goals.

“Whatever system of land tenure is adopted in South Africa, the communists — in the long run — have in mind to take away all private property. That should never be forgotten,” Stanton warned, noting that he had lived in communist-run countries before. "Every place you go where communists have taken over, they take away private ownership because private ownership gives people the power — the economic power — to oppose their government. Once you have taken that away, there is no basis on which you can have the economic power to oppose the government."

Meanwhile, the South African government is stepping up efforts to disarm the struggling white farms, too — stripping them of their final line of defense. As has consistently been the case throughout history, of course, disarmament is always a necessary precursor to totalitarianism and the eventual mass slaughter of target groups. In fact, arms in the hands of citizens are often the final barrier to complete enslavement and even extermination.

“The government has disbanded the commando units of white farmers that once protected their farms, and has passed laws to confiscate the farmers’ weapons,” Genocide Watch noted on its website in an update about South Africa posted last month. “Disarmament of a targeted group is one of the surest early warning signs of future genocidal killings.”

The exile who spoke with TNA said that many of the guns confiscated from whites by officials have later been found at the gruesome murder scenes of white farmers. Even mere possession of an “unregistered” or “unlicensed” weapon — licenses have become extraordinarily difficult to obtain, if not impossible — can result in jail time. And in South Africa, especially for white farmers, that is a virtual death sentence, with widespread rape and HIV infections being the norm.

Dr. Stanton promised the Afrikaners that he would be visiting the U.S. Embassy and bringing the issue to the attention of world leaders. However, he also urged them not to give up their guns and to continue resisting against the communist “ideology” espoused by so many of the political and party leaders that now dominate the nation’s coercive government apparatus.

The United Nations defines genocide as "the deliberate and systematic destruction, in whole or in part, of an ethnic, racial, religious, or national group." The term also includes actions other than simply wholesale slaughter, though. According to the UN, among the crimes that can constitute genocide are causing serious harm to members of a specific minority group, deliberately inflicting conditions on the minority aimed at bringing about its destruction in whole or in part, seeking to prevent births among the targeted population, and forcibly transferring minority children to others.

Activists and exiles argue that many of those conditions have already been met — and any single one can technically constitute genocide if it is part of a systematic attempt to destroy a particular group. Meanwhile, experts say that the government is encouraging the problem, actively discriminating against whites, and in many cases even facilitating the on-going atrocities.

Of course, this would not be the first time a similar tragedy has happened in Southern Africa. When Marxist dictator Robert Mugabe seized power in Zimbabwe (formerly known as Rhodesia, once one of the richest countries on the continent), he began a ruthless war against the white population and his political opponents.

The country promptly spiraled into chaos and mass starvation under the Mugabe regime when the tyrant “redistributed” the farms and wealth to his cronies, who of course knew nothing about farming. The regime murdered tens of thousands of victims, and estimates suggest that millions have died as a direct result of Mugabe’s Marxist policies.

Whites who refused to leave their property during the “redistribution” were often tortured and killed by the regime or its death squads. With Mugabe still in charge, the tragic plight of Zimbabwe continues to worsen today. But the mass-murdering despot is still held in high regard by many senior officials in the ANC.

Not all South Africans — especially city dwellers — are convinced that there is an on-going genocide in their country, or even that one may be coming. Indeed, the vast majority of blacks and whites would simply like to live in peace with each other, and there are plenty of other problems facing South Africa at the same time. However, virtually everyone agrees that without solutions, the precarious situation in the “Rainbow Nation” will continue to deteriorate, going from bad to worse.

Many activists seeking to draw attention to the issue are calling on European governments and the United States to immediately begin accepting especially vulnerable white refugees from South Africa as a high priority. There are less than five million whites in the country, about 10 percent of the population, down from almost a quarter decades ago. Analysts say that giving them asylum, however, may prove tough politically — partly because it could expose the precious establishment myths of Nelson Mandela and his ANC as being “heroic” so-called “freedom fighters.”

Unsurprisingly, the establishment press has barely reported a word about the looming potential calamity. And by the time the world media finally catches on, many analysts worry that it might be too late.


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The plight in South Africa of the whites, and especially the white farmer is very dangerous. Here is a socieity that has become totally ruined since the end of minority rule.

Only evil leaders would ask its citizens to become defenseless and dependent on the government for protection. We see how that worked out recently in Colorado at the movie theater. I blame the government for all those deaths as much or more than the shooter.

Turning the other cheek will lead to a bullet in that one too!

Sadly, much like the US and its neutered population, too many in South Africa remain brainwashed and unable to see the hard reality right in their own back yard until it gets really bad and then it may be too late. There are actually more blacks being murdered and terrorized than whites. In less than a minute, another girl under 12 is raped and usually killed. I have been aware of the communist ANC collusion since before Mandela was released.

There is no compromise with collectivists on any point!!!

1 posted on 08/05/2012 4:44:27 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

someone please contact Nelson Mandella you know the one who everyone has been kissing is black a## as the savior for years.


2 posted on 08/05/2012 4:50:22 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: IbJensen
Looking at Zimbabwe one sees that over the last 10 years or so Comrade Mugabe & Friends haven't been at all bashful about intimidating,maiming or killing opponents of any race/creed/color/gender/religion.When things really get rolling in South Africa the whites may well be the first targets but they certainly won't be the only ones.Comrade Mugabe is blazing the trail and his fans in South Africa are paying close attention and taking detailed notes.
3 posted on 08/05/2012 4:54:20 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Poor Barack.If He's Reelected,Think Of The Mess He'll Inherit!)
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To: IbJensen

Another Zimbabwe in the making.

Any gusses on how long it is before they start begging for food?


5 posted on 08/05/2012 5:00:20 AM PDT by CPOSharky (zero slogan: Expect less, pay more. (apologies to Target))
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To: IbJensen

White suffering means media is in total ignore mode.

Another “triumph of freedom” ending in disaster. Add Egypt to the list as well.


6 posted on 08/05/2012 5:01:35 AM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: IbJensen

This is how I worry for America. The great ‘redistribution’ if 0bama is re-elected.

I do think we’re going to see rough times and I am not sure Romney will be able to lead us through them. The hate and division 0bama has sown into the fabric of American culture is pervasive. It has been perculating for years, but 0bama has given ‘it’ an open doorway into our society.

And the real problem is now that it is out in the open, there is no going back to ...the success of the individual.

0bama and the Great Redistribution (civil war)

or

Romney and rough times (riots)


7 posted on 08/05/2012 5:06:57 AM PDT by EBH (Obama took away your American Dreams and replaced them with "Dreams from My (his) Father".)
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To: IbJensen
Message to white South Africans: Does the name George Armstrong Custer mean anything to you? Time to skedaddle. Seriously.
8 posted on 08/05/2012 5:11:01 AM PDT by PowderMonkey (WILL WORK FOR AMMO)
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To: IbJensen

There is no country for Whites in the New World Order.

Or call it whatever you want - the way that the flow of history is arranging matters indicates that Whites & Western Civ in general are well on the way to cultural and societal extinction, and all of that self imposed.

Suicide of the West, then extinction.
Strangely, the only countries rejecting - and fighting - this slide seem to be Russia & China.
Were I in SA I would look at such countries as ones to flee.
I am teaching my children Russian, Japanese, and later, Chinese as 2nd languages.
They will more readily accept and reward those with technical & engineering skills who can also bridge a language divide.


9 posted on 08/05/2012 5:15:17 AM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: IbJensen

The MSM began hiding Mandela’s Marxism from day one.


10 posted on 08/05/2012 5:16:01 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: ronnie raygun
Where IS Nelson Mandela?????? He should be FIGHTING this genocide, but he's NOT......WHY NOT?????

Obama and the Democrats are trying to do to BUSINESSMEN what South Africa is doing to the BOERS....MARGINALIZING them and making them out as EVIL.

ENTREPRENEURCIDE coming QUICKLY to the US.

11 posted on 08/05/2012 5:22:31 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Yorlik803

Sadly you are correct. I’ve checked.

Outside of one or maybe two examples, it is always chaos, corruption, coups, dictatorship, or just plain ignorance of basic civics.

Doesn’t mater if its Detroit, Jamaica, Liberia, South Africa, or the White House.

I dont know what the deal is. It is just so sad because they are just as able to partake in democracy and republicanism as anyone else. And in their case it is badly needed to uplift their populations out of the general disorder that consumes generation after generation.

But instead they always drift back to the “strongman” system every time where they are told what to do by some dufus that happened to have been the best at scamming their way into power.

The SA whites, Indians, mixed-raced people, and enlightened blacks should all just move to the Western Cape and declare independence. They will do themselves a huge service.


12 posted on 08/05/2012 5:31:15 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: IbJensen
The world media will never catch on. They are too infected with Marxist, leftist ideology. There role is to cover up what is happening and then to smother and minimize what happens after the fact. If you are White, get out of South Africa before you are eliminated in the name of “self governance.”
13 posted on 08/05/2012 5:44:21 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: IbJensen

A cousin posted this horrible story (see link below) on her FB page the other day. My son’s former teacher is from SA. I think she’s over there right now visiting and taking care of her sick mom. It took this poor woman 10 years and thousands of dollars to get her green card over here. They raked her over the coals, but they let third worlders in by the thousands.

The murders so brutal they shocked even South Africa: Couple shot dead, then son aged 12 is drowned in scalding bath http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2179171/Walkerville-family-murders-Horrific-death-boy-12-drowned-boiling-water-robbers-raped-mother.html


14 posted on 08/05/2012 5:48:23 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: beaversmom

“Turn back the hands of time”......
MAU MAU are BACK folks!!!


15 posted on 08/05/2012 5:56:11 AM PDT by litehaus (A memory tooooo long)
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To: IbJensen

Great article. That is why media portray Israelis that live in Judea and Samaria as “settlers”, as if they don’t belong there. It is the palestinians whom are settlers, and they need to go to jordan, their homeland. Judea and Samaria belong to the Jews, not arabs.


16 posted on 08/05/2012 5:56:53 AM PDT by richardtavor
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To: IbJensen

South Africa was overwhelmed by generation after generation of illegal alien immigration. Eventually the illegal aliens were in the majority and then took over.

Gosh, could the same thing be happening in the USSA?


17 posted on 08/05/2012 5:57:25 AM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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Here are the South African creatures that drowned a boy in scalding water and murdered his entire family:
18 posted on 08/05/2012 6:00:49 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: IbJensen

For a leftist revolution to succeed many must die. Just look at Bill Ayres works.


19 posted on 08/05/2012 6:17:56 AM PDT by DCmarcher-976453
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To: richardtavor

Yet the Israeli’s seem to have no problem rounding up their illegal Africans and shipping the criminals out of the country...what’s up wit dat?


20 posted on 08/05/2012 6:23:33 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Kevmo

No need to live in SA to experience black race hatred of whites. White Americans living in majority black, neighborhoods, with their kids going to majority black schools, or white prisoners in majority black prisons know full well what happens to whites when racist blacks rule.

This link to the Afrikaner Genocide Museum shows the brutality of the continuing genocide of the South African Whites.

http://ajkraad.wix.com/genocide-museum

More at this link:

Warning! Horrific photos of white victims of of black race hatred at the site :

http://www.scribd.com/doc/29733009/Whats-Really-Going-on-in-South-Africa


21 posted on 08/05/2012 6:27:33 AM PDT by Uncle Lonny
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To: IbJensen

Could have told them that this was the end game decades ago. Why the heck are the whites still there? They need to pack their bags, sabotage everything they can’t destroy and leave. Only issue is finding a country that will let them in as immigrants or refugees.


22 posted on 08/05/2012 6:30:06 AM PDT by Little Ray (AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Uncle Lonny

My post was not really about black/white hatred. It was about illegal immigration.


23 posted on 08/05/2012 6:30:32 AM PDT by Kevmo ( FRINAGOPWIASS: Free Republic Is Not A GOP Website. It's A Socon Site.)
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To: IbJensen
The Boers were outnumbered by the Xhosa and Zulu yet kicked their butts and would have defeated the British Empire if the Queen had not allowed fascist oppressions and war criminal atrocities to be employed.

Don't know about the English South Africans but the Afrikaners ain't going down without taking a whole bunch of the black Bolsheviks with them...

...they can shoot.

24 posted on 08/05/2012 6:31:48 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Obamacare like all Marxist fails, outlaws redress before creating it's demand.")
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To: ronnie raygun

But,but Mandela is a Civil rights hero, I am sure he would never allow this to happen.

Mandela is and was a black terrorist who got hero status.

He turned the breadbasket of Africa into the chithole of the continent almost overnight.


25 posted on 08/05/2012 6:36:10 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Yorlik803

There needs to be a quiet gathering in of the Afrikaner Boers to this country. They’d be profoundly grateful and fiercely loyal to their new homeland.

How sad that the Boers survived in Africa for nearly four centuries only to face this modern horror.

Afrikaners are of original sturdy Dutch stock. They’d do well here.


26 posted on 08/05/2012 6:38:39 AM PDT by elcid1970 (Nuke Mecca now. Death to Islam means freedom for all mankind. Deus vult!)
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To: IbJensen
..you could see the whitewash job the media did re SA during the World Cup

I've read that things will really get bloody after Mandela passes--some kind of master plan--ANC version of ethnic cleansing...

27 posted on 08/05/2012 6:41:34 AM PDT by WalterSkinner ( In Memory of My Father--WWII Vet and Patriot 1926-2007)
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To: IbJensen

“Freeeeee Nelson Mandela.......Freeeeeeee Nelson Mandela”.


28 posted on 08/05/2012 6:45:38 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: elcid1970

The USA isn’t going to let white South Africans into the country in large numbers. They are hard working and self reliant therefore they don’t fit the lefts view of immigrants.
We only let the lazy and criminal in anymore.


29 posted on 08/05/2012 6:51:41 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Happy Rain

I was in the Union of South Africa in the early 80’s and saw a very different country from what our evil politicians were painting. I stayed in a first class hotel that contained many Africans who ate in the same dining room in which I did, attended Sunday mass where the congregants were about 50/50, saw excellent housing conditions, much industry, very little littering and Africans driving new Mercedes’.

What America helped do to a first-rate nation whose main problem was keeping the other African nationals from slipping over the border, doesn’t border on criminal, it WAS criminal!

The farmers are being slaughtered mau-mau style and this once beautiful and great nation will, without question, become another Zimbabwe!


30 posted on 08/05/2012 6:51:41 AM PDT by IbJensen (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: Happy Rain

Looking into the future...

China is busy buying up all the gold mines and other natural resources in Africa with all of their excess, worthless US dollars. Once the Asian communists own it all and the black, Muslim communists try to take it back, all hell will break loose. China can overwhelm Africa with ground troops and in the process eliminate their excess male population that can’t find wives due to their one child policy. Thus the Chinese leadership can eliminate the greatest internal threat to their power. Brilliant.


31 posted on 08/05/2012 6:52:48 AM PDT by anonsquared
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To: VanDeKoik

Maybe because some groups don’t want to make hard decisions. They would rather someone do it for them.


32 posted on 08/05/2012 6:54:03 AM PDT by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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To: Kevmo

You got both sentences exactly correct!


33 posted on 08/05/2012 6:56:22 AM PDT by IbJensen (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: All

The communist leaders of SA used to get their marching orders from Moscow.

34 posted on 08/05/2012 7:03:53 AM PDT by IbJensen (If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed)
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To: CPOSharky

Coming here, sure as the sunset, if Obama, Holder, and their people get their way.


35 posted on 08/05/2012 7:10:55 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: IbJensen

Sounds like Ubuntu to me. Or maybe not.


36 posted on 08/05/2012 7:24:33 AM PDT by Locomotive Breath
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To: IbJensen

Hard to believe that when the Dutch settled South Africa there were NO BLACKS there. Only a few bushmen and Hottentots.

Blacks did not start flooding into the area till several hundred years later with the expansionism of Shaka and his impis.


37 posted on 08/05/2012 7:28:44 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Tyrannies demand immense sacrifices of their people to produce trifles.-Marquis de Custine)
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To: Uncle Lonny
Africa Wins Again Kim du Toit

Sunday, May 26, 2002 Let Africa Sink May 26, 2002 12:40 PM CST When it comes to any analysis of the problems facing Africa, Western society, and particularly people from the United States, encounter a logical disconnect that makes clear analysis impossible. That disconnect is the way life is regarded in the West (it's precious, must be protected at all costs etc.), compared to the way life, and death, are regarded in Africa.

Let me try to quantify this statement. In Africa, life is cheap. There are so many ways to die in Africa that death is far more commonplace than in the West. You can die from so many things--snakebite, insect bite, wild animal attack, disease, starvation, food poisoning¦ the list goes on and on. At one time, crocodiles accounted for more deaths in sub-Saharan Africa than gunfire, for example. Now add the usual human tragedy (murder, assault, warfare and the rest), and you can begin to understand why the life expectancy for an African is low--in fact, horrifyingly low, if you remove White Africans from the statistics (they tend to be more urbanized, and more Western in behavior and outlook).

Finally, if you add the horrifying spread of AIDS into the equation, anyone born in sub-Saharan Africa this century will be lucky to reach age forty. I lived in Africa for over thirty years. Growing up there, I was infused with several African traits--traits which are not common in Western civilization. The almost-casual attitude towards death was one. (Another is a morbid fear of snakes.) So because of my African background, I am seldom moved at the sight of death, unless it's accidental, or it affects someone close to me. (Death which strikes at strangers, of course, is mostly ignored.) Of my circle of about eighteen or so friends with whom I grew up, and whom I would consider "close", only about ten survive today--and not one of the survivors is over the age of fifty. Two friends died from stepping on landmines while on Army duty in Namibia. Three died in horrific car accidents (and lest one thinks that this is not confined to Africa, one was caused by a kudu flying through a windshield and impaling the guy through the chest with its hoof--not your everyday traffic accident in, say, Florida). One was bitten by a snake, and died from heart failure. Another also died of heart failure, but he was a hopeless drunkard. Two were shot by muggers. The last went out on his surfboard one day and was never seen again (did I mention that sharks are plentiful off the African coasts and in the major rivers?).

My situation is not uncommon in South Africa--and north of the Limpopo River (the border with Zimbabwe), I suspect that others would show worse statistics. The death toll wasn't just confined to my friends. When I was still living in Johannesburg, the newspaper carried daily stories of people mauled by lions, or attacked by rival tribesmen, or dying from some unspeakable disease (and this was pre-AIDS Africa too) and in general, succumbing to some of Africa's many answers to the population explosion. Add to that the normal death toll from rampant crime, illness, poverty, flood, famine, traffic, and the police, and you'll begin to get the idea. My favorite African story actually happened after I left the country. An American executive took a job over there, and on his very first day, the newspaper headlines read: "Three Headless Bodies Found". The next day: "Three Heads Found". The third day: "Heads Don't Match Bodies". You can't make this stuff up. As a result of all this, death is treated more casually by Africans than by Westerners.

I, and I suspect most Africans, are completely inured to reports of African suffering, for whatever cause. Drought causes crops to fail, thousands face starvation? Yup, that happened many times while I was growing up. Inter-tribal rivalry and warfare causes wholesale slaughter? Yep, been happening there for millennia, long before Whitey got there. Governments becoming rich and corrupt while their populations starved? Not more than nine or ten of those. In my lifetime, the following tragedies have occurred, causing untold millions of deaths: famine in Biafra, genocide in Rwanda, civil war in Angola, floods in South Africa, famine in Somalia, civil war in Sudan, famine in Ethiopia, floods in Mozambique, wholesale slaughter in Uganda, and tribal warfare in every single country. There are others, but you get the point.

Yes, all this was also true in Europe--maybe a thousand years ago. But not any more. And Europe doesn't teem with crocodiles, ultra-venomous snakes and so on. The Dutch controlled the floods. All of Europe controls famine--it's non-existent now. Apart from a couple of examples of massive, state-sponsored slaughter (Nazi Germany, Communist Russia), Europe since 1700 doesn't even begin to compare to Africa today.

Casual slaughter is another thing altogether--rare in Europe, common in Africa. More to the point, the West has evolved into a society with a stable system of government, which follows the rule of law, and has respect for the rights and life of the individual--none of which is true in Africa. Among old Africa hands, we have a saying, usually accompanied by a shrug: "Africa wins again." This is usually said after an incident such as: * a beloved missionary is butchered by his congregation, for no apparent reason * a tribal chief prefers to let his tribe starve to death rather than accepting food from the Red Cross (would mean he wasn't all-powerful, you see) * an entire nation starves to death, while its ruler accumulates wealth in foreign banks * a new government comes into power, promising democracy, free elections etc., provided that the freedom doesn't extend to the other tribe * the other tribe comes to power in a bloody coup, then promptly sets about slaughtering the first tribe * etc, etc, etc, ad nauseam, ad infinitum.

The prognosis is bleak, because none of this mayhem shows any sign of ending. The conclusions are equally bleak, because, quite frankly, there is no answer to Africa's problems, no solution that hasn't been tried before, and failed.

Just go to the CIA World Fact Book , pick any of the African countries (Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi etc.), and compare the statistics to any Western country (eg. Portugal, Italy, Spain, Ireland). The disparities are appalling--and it's going to get worse, not better. It has certainly got worse since 1960, when most African countries achieved independence.

We, and by this I mean the West, have tried many ways to help Africa. All such attempts have failed. *Charity is no answer.* Money simply gets appropriated by the first, or second, or third person to touch it (17 countries saw a decline in real per capita GNP between 1970 and 1999, despite receiving well over $100 billion in World Bank assistance). *Food isn't distributed.* This happens either because there is no transportation infrastructure (bad), or the local leader deliberately withholds the supplies to starve people into submission (worse). *Materiel is broken, stolen or sold off for a fraction of its worth.* The result of decades of "foreign aid" has resulted in a continental infrastructure which, if one excludes South Africa, couldn't support Pittsburgh.

Add to this, as I mentioned above, the endless cycle of Nature's little bag of tricks--persistent drought followed by violent flooding, a plethora of animals, reptiles and insects so dangerous that life is already cheap before Man starts playing his little reindeer games with his fellow Man--and what you are left with is: catastrophe.

The inescapable conclusion is simply one of resignation. This goes against the grain of our humanity--we are accustomed to ridding the world of this or that problem (smallpox, polio, whatever), and accepting failure is anathema to us. But, to give a classic African scenario, a polio vaccine won't work if the kids are prevented from getting the vaccine by a venal overlord, or a frightened chieftain, or a lack of roads, or by criminals who steal the vaccine and sell it to someone else. If a cure for AIDS was found tomorrow, and offered to every African nation free of charge, the growth of the disease would scarcely be checked, let alone reversed. Basically, you'd have to try to inoculate as many two-year old children as possible, and write off the two older generations. So that is the only response, and it's a brutal one: accept that we are powerless to change Africa, and leave them to sink or swim, by themselves.

It sounds dreadful to say it, but if the entire African continent dissolves into a seething maelstrom of disease, famine and brutality, that's just too damn bad.

We have better things to do--sometimes, you just have to say, "Can't do anything about it." The viciousness, the cruelty, the corruption, the duplicity, the savagery, and the incompetence is endemic to the entire continent, and is so much of an anathema to any right-thinking person that the civilized imagination simply stalls when faced with its ubiquity, and with the enormity of trying to fix it.

The Western media shouldn't even bother reporting on it. All that does is arouse our feelings of horror, and the instinctive need to do something, anything--but everything has been tried before, and failed. Everything, of course, except self-reliance.

All we should do is make sure that none of Africa gets transplanted over to the U.S., because the danger to our society is dire if it does.

I note that several U.S. churches are attempting to bring groups of African refugees over to the United States, European churches the same for Europe. Mistake!!! Mark my words, this misplaced charity will turn around and bite us, big time. Even worse would be to think that the simplicity of Africa holds some kind of answers for Western society: remember Mrs. Clinton's little book, "It Takes A Village"? Trust me on this: there is not one thing that Africa can give the West which hasn't been tried before and failed, not one thing, that isn't a step backwards, and not one thing which is worse than, or that contradicts, what we have already.

So here's my (tongue-in-cheek) solution for the African fiasco: a high wall around the whole continent, all the guns and bombs in the world for everyone inside, and at the end, the last one alive should do us all a favor and kill himself.

Inevitably, some Kissingerian / realpolitiker/ is going to argue in favor of intervention, because in the vacuum of Western aid, perhaps the Communist Chinese would step in and increase their influence in the area. There are two reasons why this isn't going to happen. Firstly, the PRC doesn't have that kind of money to throw around; and secondly, the result of any communist assistance will be precisely the same as if it were Western assistance.

For the record, Mozambique and Angola are both communist countries--and both are economic disaster areas. The prognosis for both countries is disastrous--and would be the same for any other African country. The West can't help Africa. Nor should we... The record speaks for itself.

Kim du Toit Contact Email: kim [at] theothersideofkim [dot] com

38 posted on 08/05/2012 7:54:49 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: IbJensen

Afrikaners should leave while they still can. That country will be transformed into Zimbabwe in the near future. The transformation will be at a slower pace than was the case in the former Rhodesia because SA has vast mineral wealth. So. foreign investment will continue, thus, delaying the process. Nevertheless, this transformation will happen.

Putting aside the faults of the former Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa governments, both had 1st world economies and were much more prosperous than any of their neighbors. Both attracted heavy immigration from other areas of Africa. Is is a shame to see what has become of the former Rhodesia and what is now happening to South Africa.

Of course, all the previous cheerleaders for Mugabe and Nelson Mandela and their communist-directed movements, will not care that the people they intended to help are actually worse off then they were under the old systems. They also do not care what will happen to the white minorities in both countries because, in their unfiltered estimation, the whites deserve what they have coming to them.

No, the histories of both countries could have been very different. Change would have come to both countries eventually. However, this change could have been managed better and the transition could have preserved more of what was good about the former systems. No, these cheerleaders of change did not care about any of that. They just wanted the old regimes to go. Well, they got what they wanted. Now, all people in that region will suffer in the long-run.


39 posted on 08/05/2012 8:24:30 AM PDT by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: IbJensen

Just imagine that instead of white south Africans it were Jewish people, and instead of black south Africans it were Germans. Would we ever hear the end of it? Hollywood would have 70 years worth of material if that were the case.


40 posted on 08/05/2012 8:24:56 AM PDT by yank in the UK ( A liberal mocking Christianity. I asked "why don't you mock Islam?" he replied "Muslims are violent)
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To: IbJensen

The irony is that these characters will kill all the Whites and take their farms, then be either unable or unwilling to manage them; the people will begin to starve and appeal to the United States for aid, and the US government will give it.

In the end, we’ll all be paying American cash for this genocidal act of national stupidity.


41 posted on 08/05/2012 8:36:10 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: SWAMPSNIPER
“The MSM began hiding Mandela’s Marxism from day one.”

Just as they are hiding Obama’s.

42 posted on 08/05/2012 8:40:43 AM PDT by Amntn
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To: IbJensen
The phenomena will grow, as soon as the South African parliament completes - it's in the works - and approves legislation for forced sales of white owned farms to blacks. That's the way the "beginning of the end" began in Zimbabwe (Rhodesia).
43 posted on 08/05/2012 12:52:02 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: blueunicorn6

“i.....I......I.....ain’t gonna play Sun City.....”


44 posted on 08/05/2012 12:57:48 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: IbJensen

minor quible...

The ANC is not collaberating or influence by communists - The ANC is a Marxist Party. Always was.

Also, Mandella is 94 years old... the fact that he is still breathing is what prevents mass slaughter.

The end is near.


45 posted on 08/05/2012 2:30:14 PM PDT by lack-of-trust
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To: IbJensen
Dr. Stanton also slammed the effort to dehumanize whites in South Africa by portraying them as “settlers.” The label is meant to paint Afrikaner white farmers — descendants of Northern Europeans who arrived centuries ago — as people who do not belong there.

"Settlers," huh? Sounds familiar.

46 posted on 08/05/2012 2:42:02 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Looking at Zimbabwe one sees that over the last 10 years or so Comrade Mugabe & Friends haven't been at all bashful about intimidating,maiming or killing opponents of any race/creed/color/gender/religion.When things really get rolling in South Africa the whites may well be the first targets but they certainly won't be the only ones.Comrade Mugabe is blazing the trail and his fans in South Africa are paying close attention and taking detailed notes.

There is one difference between Zimbabwe and South Africa. Mugabe (who is Catholic) is implacably opposed to homosexuality and "gay rights." The people who run South Africa are American style "liberals" and it's very pro-"gay."

47 posted on 08/05/2012 2:47:05 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: bill1952
There is no country for Whites in the New World Order.

Which is very ungrateful, considering the European roots of Communism/leftism.

Voltaire, Rousseau, Robespierre, Babeuf, St. Simon, Fourier, Hegel, Comte, Owen, Darwin, Marx, Engels . . . all Europeans. Every one of them. Not a single seminal figure in leftism comes from outside Europe. And this is how the rest of the world pays Europe back?

I can think of maybe three places that will be countries for (left wing) white people: Ireland (after Sinn Fein, the Communist Irish nationalists take over), Scotland (after Alex Salmond, Scottish Communist nationalist), and the Basque country (ETA=Basque Communist nationalists).

Maybe the Commies could set up a Cajun National Liberation Army?

48 posted on 08/05/2012 2:52:42 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: Happy Rain
The Boers were outnumbered by the Xhosa and Zulu yet kicked their butts and would have defeated the British Empire if the Queen had not allowed fascist oppressions and war criminal atrocities to be employed.

Don't know about the English South Africans but the Afrikaners ain't going down without taking a whole bunch of the black Bolsheviks with them...

Ironically, the Boer Wars radicalized the Afrikaners and turned them toward socialism in the early twentieth century as a form of anti-British resistance. One Afrikaner member of parliament was escorted out after standing on his seat and singing The Red Flag.

As with Jews and Arabs in the Middle East, the ideological positions were actually reversed at one time, but no one remembers either fact now.

49 posted on 08/05/2012 2:59:25 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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To: IbJensen
I was in the Union of South Africa in the early 80’s

You were in the Republic of South Africa, the country's official name after 1961.

The Afrikaners were republicans from their anti-British heritage and were actually one of the groups that pushed the "British Commonwealth of Nations" to drop the "British" from its name.

50 posted on 08/05/2012 3:03:57 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Ki-hagoy vehamamlakhah 'asher lo'-ya`avdukh yove'du; vehagoyim charov yecheravu!)
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