I am a white South African-and I have to say,OP-WAY TO GO finding any merit in the fact that our army Ever had any type of association with Hitler!
Idk in what type of household you were raised but all white SAfricans that I remember from earliest childhood would disown any relative who went to
fight in Hitler's army-we all,from childhood,were taught what a monster he was and because # Hitler.Yes we had the best army on the continent and
possibly one of the best armies in the entire world,for many years-especially during the Border War-especially when we had to fight off the Russians
and Cubans who for so many years tried to take our country-especially during battles like Cuito Cuanavale-moments to Really be proud of! But you chose
to bring a connection to Hitler and his Reich into this! I have to wonder why that is..you cannnot Possibly be so stupid as to think That would gain
an ounce of sympathy,respect or Anything positive???????? Because if you really were That stupid it amazes me that you even know how to switch on a
pc-so yes that statement makes me wonder..
Moving on:@Dollukka-yes black education should have been at exactly the same standard and ratio of teachers to pupils.Here is again where all
governments are basically the same-the ones in power never thinks for further than their noses are long-because they are the ones who Always have the
funds to hop on a plane if the consequences of their actions /lack of actions become too untenable.
About education in general,now that Apartheid is long dead,the newer curriculums are largely to blame-just not as good as the older ones,back when I
was at school,decades ago.Fact.Most people who were at school back then,will tell you that the newer curriculums the education department has
adopted,does not further plain commonsense general knowledge halfway as much as the ones back in the day did-nothing to do with Apartheid,black or
white here-just a case of not sticking with what worked then-and would have worked now.New is not always better.
Here is another reason why SA youth of All races are not in general as respectful,hardworking or decent as they could be-and I believe this is a
worldwide phenomenon-and my opinion,to which I am entitled,but an opinion based on living and looking around me for 50 years-spare the rod and spoil
the child..PC correctness has a lot to answer for,and most especially the criminalisation of spanking a child who will not stop behaving badly.
Child abuse and a spanking when heartily deserved can never even come close to being compared-the one is done is out of lovelessness and
non-caring,the latter out of love and concern,and wanting your child not to grow up being an arrogant,spoilt jerk with no concept of proper social
conduct,that few people would want as a friend or life partner.The responsiblity for the latter Rests with The Parents-it should never even have to
extend to school areas-but I do recall that in my days at school there were jerks that could or would not let a week pass without causing a
disruption,and they were dealt with,and we had well-funtioning school hours as a result,and safe environments at school.Whether that same discipline
were upheld at balck schools I won't know,but I Do know that it is not allowed to smack unruly,disrespectful jerks who are intent on disrupting
learning for everybody,anymore-at Any school.Not just here,but in the USA and worldwide-and I believe the correlation can be witnessed between how
people behaved in society as a whole,how people treated each other-except by the blindly pc correct crowd,who are determined to see no common
Someone asked why the standards of hospitals going down the toilet,were tied to the end of Apartheid? Well that would be because state hospitals have
for many years now,been grievously underfunded,morale among nurses are very low and there is a shortage of everything.Because the ANC government,as
correctly accused by the EFF,are the biggest bunch of thieves and misappropriaters of the taxpayer's money you could possibly imagine.
I doubt very much I will even reply to a thread dealing with the state of SA again-it's just too depressing,and also because I have lost the feeling
for being on the net,in general-nothing anyone seems to say about anything will make the slightest bit of difference,if humanity will not realise who
their true enemies are.
But I shall end with this-my beautiful,wonderful country,South Africa,which I love dearly,and all with all my heart,and all the "regular folks" within
her borders,have for decades upon decades been the victim of corrupt and evil politicians and 2 governments whom both did /still do not have the best
interests of the population at heart.
Under the Apartheid government,which was governing in an unrealistic and immoral way-yes everything worked better-but how could such a wrong system
hope to continue,even if everything Was working at first world standards? What were they thinking???
And now that we have majority rule,under the ANC,through corruption,theft,greed,an inability/unwillingness to step up to the plate +own their own
mistakes,plus a completely unrealistic+feverish rush to get rid of well experienced white employees,who should and would have properly trained people
of other races,mostly black people in this case,properly to do the job and maintain the infrastructures -through rampant theft and blaming the
previous government,in this case the Apartheid government-Still the country and the "regular people" are the victims.And evermore shall be.
And at the top,smiling and benefiting are as always,the politicians,the presidents,the rulers.Who do not care that they run a country and it's
population into the ground.In every case,then and now-the ones with the funds can jump on a plane and escape-while we regular folks have to deal with
the mess that type Always leave in their wake.
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