Re post – Taki (The Spectator) – In praise of Rhodesia

Lifestyle

HIGH LIFE Shame on those white liberals who paint white Rhodesians as oppressors while supporting murdering maniacs like Mugabe. Taki 16 July 2016 9:00 AM The Spectator readers’ party was as always a swell affair, with long-time subscribers politely mingling with ne’er-do-wells like myself, the former having cakes and drinking tea, the latter desperately raiding the sainted […]

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Re post – >Reader: Reviewing ‘A Handful of Hard Men’ – The day Zim’s spine snapped.

Politics and History

The traditional view on those that tend to ignore history is that they’re set to repeat it. But in Simon Reader’s assessment of Hannes Wessels’ book – A Handful of Hard Men – one of the conclusions is that history is unkind to those who insult it by attempting to defend indefensible errors of judgment. […]

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‘Transformation’; but then what?

Politics and History

by Hannes Wessels The new buzz-word in South Africa is ‘transformation’. It’s on everyone’s lips; politicians, newspaper-editors, talk-show radio hosts, sports-coaches and celebrities. I’m trying not to pay too much attention because I feel nauseous when I do. Obsequious radio-people are doing their bit to go with the current flow. But everybody seems to love […]

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The Migrants; what to do?

Politics and History

by Martin Redfern What on earth was Angela Merkel thinking when she blithely proposed taking in 800,000 (eight hundred thousand!!!) Syrian refugees in a year? Does Germany have vacant accommodation, school and hospital places that nobody knows about for this vast number of people?  Chickens certainly coming home to roost with the rise of the […]

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