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A quote from Daily Maverick:

Parliament effectively has just one month to enact legislation so that Ramaphosa’s long-standing project, the national minimum wage, is implemented as planned on 1 May.

So, one of Squirrel’s pet projects is a deep socialistic “minimum wage”.

This begs the question:
Is the super wealthy businessman a socialist masquerading as a capitalist or is he a capitalist masquerading as a super wealthy socialist?

Either way, it’s a masquerade.



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“Birds of a Feather …

… shit in the same nest”

as a former manager of our department used to say.


Is this a pact to grab land?

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Dis die geluid as jy hard aarde toe gebring word ná die euforie van Squirrel Ramaphosa se eerste SONA.


En dit wat jou aarde to bring is Ivor Vegter se analise van die toespraak.

Delf ‘n bietjie dieper as jy dink hy (Squirrel) het al die antwoorde.

Hier is ‘n paar uittreksels (Lees die hele artikel hier):

Since he proposed no concrete plans (despite waiting in the wings ever since Nelson Mandela retired), the only great beneficiary of the speech will be the venue hire and catering industries, who will host the numerous conferences, commissions, councils, working groups and summits that Ramaphosa announced.

Do not mistake Cyril Ramaphosa for anything other than a committed socialist. That he thought it was okay to become a billionaire while millions remained mired in poverty makes him a hypocritical socialist, but a socialist he is.

Socialism fails. It always does, in the end, because it requires a perfect world with perfect people who are altruistically motivated. It is pure idealism, impossible to realise. Capitalism recognises that people are most often self-interested, and exploits this trait to improve outcomes for everyone in society. It has produced the sharpest, most sustained, and most inclusive improvement in living conditions in human memory.

Cyril Ramaphosa will not be South Africa’s saviour. He will lead it further into the mire of socialism. It is easy to oppose evil that blatantly appears to be evil. Even a child can do that. The far more dangerous evil is that committed by a person who is intelligent and well-educated, who appears well-meaning, and who expresses his intentions with charm and charisma. That, in essence, is the difference between Jacob Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa.

Of the two, Ramaphosa is the more dangerous.


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SONA 2018


Promises, promises!

Soos die miskruier vir die trekker gesê het.


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For sale! Cheap! Today only!

Secondhand NambaWhan’s showerhead, well used for “after action satisfaction”

Apply here: Zapiro




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Good Riddance …

Koebaai Meraai,
(Lankal verby jou sellbydate)



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Many a true word …

… spoken inadvertently!

Indeed, NambaWhan has never been found in court of law!

Maybe tweeter Matshidiso Madia should get a proof reader?



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The art of saying nothing.


Die land is op hete kole om the hoor wanneer ons uiteindelik van NambaWhan kan afskeid neem.

Ou Squirrel (in die mirrel) RammmetjiePhosa is in “konstruktiewe samesprekings” met NambaWhan.

Hier is sommige van Squirrel se uuilatings:

… Both President Zuma and myself are aware that our people want and deserve closure …


“… The constructive process we have embarked on offers the greatest opportunity to conclude this matter without discord and division …”


“… I am certain that the process we have now embarked on will achieve an outcome that not only addresses these concerns, but also unites our people around the tasks that all of us must necessarily undertake to build our country …”


“… We will be able to communicate further on President Zuma’s position as President of the Republic once we have finalised all pertinent matters …”


“… The discussions were constructive and lay the basis for a speedy resolution of the matter in the interests of the country and its people …”

Daar het jy dit – wat “dit” ook al mag wees.

Lees meer hier by Business Day


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Where are the Indians?

Too many chiefs. Who is going to do the work? This ad appeared in today’s The Times.

Deputy Directors, Assistant Directors, Project Coordinators galore. Chief This, Chief That. WTF?



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The Blade Knifed!

The unkindest cut of all!

Latest cabinet reshuffle!


Blade Nzimande


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