The Running Commentary

Ground swell of change

There have been defining moments throughout history, in every culture, that have forever changed the balance of the country and indeed its citizens. The eradication of apartheid, for example, forever changed the course of South Africa. This change was critical and correct for the country, it was a crime to have apartheid in the first…

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Julius Malema – The charismatic leader continues

So after the fiasco that was parliament yesterday (#SONA 2015), I thought I would repost a piece I wrote in 2011 regarding Julius Malema. Clearly the ANC probably wishes that had dealt more swiftly with him back then, or do they? Some of me feels that the antics of the EFF fall squarely into Jacob…

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Hands up if you know what your GP scored for anatomy…..

And finally, next time you are in to see your GP, take a close look as the wall. What you will see is a piece of paper, no individual marks, only a qualification. Makes you think doesn’t it?

Charismatic leader and petulant child all wrapped in one – this is Julius Malema

One cannot deny his passion for his cause and save for the fact that he sees nothing wrong with living a life of luxury while “fighting for the poor” the man has appeal from a charisma point of view…….

Pride and prosperity go hand in hand……..

You only need to see the body language of someone who is not employed to know that they are not walking around proud……..

We need a jobs agenda and nothing else…….

Our largest trading partner, in the form of China, with probably one of the worst human rights records, only has around 4.1% unemployment rate (urban)…..

Manyi, Government and accountability – the new oil and water mix…

“The cultural” response as the reason to him (Manyi) not apologising directly to coloured community of the Western Cape, smacks of a stuff you attitude

Julius Malema takes the words out of Jacob Zuma’s mouth….

His utterances are vile and despicable, he looks for popularity and controversy over the needs of the people……

Cast your vote……..

some may say rather naively, believe that my vote truly does make a difference…….

Accountability, Opposition and Conviction the key for SA

This is not a democratic enough country yet and it will need vastly more accountable office bearers for this to happen….

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