Damned Lies And Statistics About Black-On-White Farm Murders In South Africa


BY ILANA MERCER

Farming in South Africa is the most dangerous occupation in the world. Farmers there suffer more murders per-capita than any other community on earth outside a war zone. Since the dawn of democracy in the country, farming South Africa has been slaughtered by black South Africans in ways that would do Shaka Zulu* proud. Continue reading

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Apartheid South Africa: Reality vs. libertarian fantasy


by Ilana Mercer

http://www.wnd.com/2013/12/apartheid-south-africa-reality-vs-libertarian-fantasy/#7JgHq6EmmIemgTPI.99

One needn’t propagate lies about the state-enforced segregation that was Apartheid in order to condemn it.

Yet in defiance of fact, one prominent libertarian economist has gone so far as to assert that apartheid was “a version of Castroite socialism.”

How can one credibly say that about a country that in its heyday had a gold-backed currency, enjoyed the confidence of investors the world over, sported low to no government debt and similar rates of inflation, the most opulent and spectacular shopping malls, the freest, finest medicine I’ve experience in life on three continents, near-unfettered legal access to handguns (for whites) and relatively secure property rights for the same minority? You can’t. Not if you wish to retain intellectual credibility.

Racial segregation, inequality under the law, injustice: yes, yes, and yes. But “Castroite socialism”?

Not quite as embarrassing, another wag asserted the following: “Apartheid was a system of government control and regulation to artificially keep South African blacks from competing against whites in the marketplace.”

This is only partly true. The problem with half-truths is that the conclusions that flow from their premises will likewise be deficient.

DOGMA WITHOUT DATA

Distorting the facts about Apartheid’s raison d’être does nothing to Continue reading

State “Education” in Britain


David Davis

I should have spotted this earlier but The Remittance Man was able to jolt me into action. His point is that, in a test to identify the constituent nations of the UK, England would statistically be left out more often than Scotland and Wales. I can’t tell if he is implying that this is a deliberate result or not: although I do agree that the destruction of what we all used to regard as “Common Knowledge”, and the reduction of its range and spread in our population, is and has been a sharply-defined objective of Fabians, English classical neo-pastoralists and other similar Nazis.

My reader will know already that I view the content of the “National Curriculum” with disdain and hatred bordering on incandescence. It’s not that I’d object to “State Education” per se, absolutely – just that this particular state has taken it upon itself to forcibly try to render an entire population fit for nowt but appreciating junk-Wireless-Tele-Vision, slebmags, and “Foot Ball”.

When I was younger, I execrated Pink Floyd for this:-

I actively dis-bought their LPs, and the like – just as you over there actively dis-bought South African oranges because Nelson Mandela was nice and meek and the Old Dutch Whites were gross fascists… and today you who wear Chè T-shirts (which are NOT cool) are going to shortly queue up to actively dis-buy Israeli fruit and veg. I slagged them off at parties…Pink Floyd, not the Israelis – nobody was interested in the Israelis then, as a possible whipping-boy for anything much. The towelhead-pig and faux-“palestinian” murderer Yasser Arafat had not yet got his act together.

I do sort of, er, hope, that Yasser is now in front of his own coal-brazier and bellows-set, and is thus sharing the Outer Void with Stalin, Mao, Hitler, Pol Pot, Marx, Lenin, and those other funny little chaps whose names I just can’t remember in the evenings. Perhaps I ought to do all bolging at 05.00 GMT, when my brain is least burdened by tasks and alcohol.

I thought they – Pink Floyd – were stalking-horses for lefties and anti-liberals, who were trying to derail the Shining Path of Western Classical Civilisation (it is exactly that and I will never forgive the Sendero Luminoso for their act of corruption.)

This was a reasonable assumption at the time, as you would all agree, for of course under Wilson, Heath and Callaghan, “pop singers” were all supposed to be lefty-“anti-establishment”-druggies like the Beatles in their “famous stage”. Otherwise, they (pop singers, not the PMs who were crazed anyway) would not get gigs in “pubs and clubs”, and so also thus not get recording contracts. But I now wonder if we Classical liberals ought to see their message as repudiation of what’s going on in British schools now.

Here’s Herman’s Hermits to tell you what it was all about and how to REALLY get the girl, 43 years ago:-