Monday, May 25, 2009

The Racist Oom Paul


Okay, so here we have another perfect example of the obsessive compulsive behaviour of the liberal mind. For more than a hundred years the Swiss town of St Gallen carried the name of Krügerstrasse (Kruger Street), but because ol’ President Paul Kruger was evidently a racist, the name had to change. The Dutch Internet Tagblatt actually went so far as to state that Paul Kruger was an Apartheid Pioneer. It’s easy to make these outrages statement when the person has been dead for one hundred and five years! Who’s going to sue them?

Ninety-nine percent of residents living in the town of St Gallen didn’t have a clue that the street was named in honour of an old South African President, and neither do they care much about African politics, but now 80-odd innocent inhabitants living or doing business in that street have to change their address to Duerrenmattstrasse (Duerrenmatt Street). And then there are maps to be changed, etc. etc… Eish -- The whitey must pay for his sins and if he doesn’t know what his sins were, he’ll be reminded over and over that his forefathers are to blame!

'Racist' Oom Paul gets the boot

ZURICH: A street in the Swiss town of St Gallen, which for more than a hundred years bore the name of former South African president Paul Kruger, was renamed by local authorities yesterday.

Theo Buff, from the town's planning department, said the name was being changed "because of racist associations".

Kruger, who led the Boer resistance against the British during in the Second Boer War of 1899 to 1902, lived in St Gallen after fleeing Africa when the British advanced on Pretoria.

"In the context of the time, naming a street after Paul Kruger can be understood," the St Gallen council said, "but today it can no longer be justified."

The street will now be called Duerrenmatt Street, after Swiss author and dramatist Friedrich Duerrenmatt. – Reuters

Picture Credit: http://www.tagblatt.ch

7 comments :

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

In Oom Paul's days the term "Racist" was non-existent. Has the world gone totally mad?

Tia Mysoa said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Incidentally :
The name Mamelodi, "mother of melodies", derives from the name given to president Paul Kruger by black people because of his unusual ability to whistle and imitating birds.

Source: http://www.ais.up.ac.za/mamelodi/

Mamelodi is a large (mainly Black) township bordering Pretoria.

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

i think you a RACIST SWITZERLAND !!! ,Oom Paul KRUGER CARED about the blacks AND HIS PEOPLE IN Africa get your facts straight SWITZERLAND ,you were the biggest Racist in world war 2 .you only change the name of the street so you can hide your evil souls and the RACIST ABUSE IN WORLD WAR 2, HOW MANY PEOPLE DID YOU KILL ,cant hide it from me and the world, YOU All loved and stood with Hitler when he was killing everyone soooo shut up and think next time ,Paul kruger had nothing to do with your stupid RACIST ... HE DIED A LONG TIME BEFORE ,YOU EVER OPENED EYES

Anonymous said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

THANK YOU FOR telling the truth TIA MYSOA <3 UNCLE Paul Kruger was a good man ,to everyone even the black people loved him very much and we all missed him IN SOUTH AFRICA ALOT XXX Bye

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thx you for helping me

Lebogang Makhobosi said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

Hi guys

You need to do a bit of reading. The Voortrekkers kept slaves. One of the reasons that led to great migration was the fact the British wanted to abolish slavery. Kruger comes from a background of people who thought slavery was okay. If you do not believe me, please the book, The Voortrekkers. You will get a true glimpse of the Afrikanner's mindset during that time. please be objective in your reading. Just so you know, i am a young black South African male who takes pride in knowing the true history of this country.

Kind Regards
Lebogang Makhobosi

Faan Kruger said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

@Lebogang Makhobosi
hi lebogang.
Absolute nonsense and hogwash that you are writing. Your facts are 100% fake. British abolished slavery in 1834 and the law was done when the trek happened. The Krugers never had slaves. Slavery was never allowed in any Boerrepublic. You should be objective in your analysis of what you are reading. Just so that you know, I am a descendant of Paul Kruger and will expose the deliberate venomous lies that people like you spread of our true history.
kind regards
Faan Kruger

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