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Patriotism is the last refuge of the coward

There are many things that signal the virtue of cowardice. A prolonged and deep reliance on patriotism is just one of them. To say that…

It’s official, I’m a twit!

I swore off social media rubbishcapades more than a decade ago. I still have all my records from the early and mid 90s regarding my…

Searching for a new political cosmology

This morning my eye caught a report about Brazil’s climate-change denialist, neoconservative president, Jair Bolsonaro — evidently in an attempt to divert attention from his…

Throwing Shade

It seems that when I write in rhyme The words seem clearer from my mind Rather than when I write my posts Whose words seem…

Unfortunately they are criminals

A crime syndicate is an organisation that commits or commissions crimes, whether directly or indirectly, and benefits from crimes, whether directly or indirectly. Therefore if…

Who’s responsible?

Let’s assume that the first Europeans to land at South Africa arrived in the year 1497, or between the year 1497 and the year 1502.…

Tasty, very tasty, indeed

Many years ago, while still involved with student politics, I tasted Lipton Ice Tea, the lemon flavour, for the first time. I immediately asked, “Is…

Choose me!

The Chairwoman Federal Council and Federal Executive Democratic Alliance DA Federal Head Office Website: da.org.za E-Mail: [email protected] Telephone: +27 (0) 21 465 1431 Theba Hosken…