Wednesday, May 26, 2010

We don’t want White Pilots in the SA Police!

The article below, written by Stephen Mulholland, was published in today’s Citizen Newspaper. Stephen points out how the ruling Marxist ANC Government is placing the safety of its citizens and the safety of 1000’s of Soccer fans at risk, by stubbornly refusing to abandon their racist policy of Affirmative Action.

The South African Police Air Wing desperately needed 54 pilots, -- 12 for fixed wing aircraft and 42 for helicopters. Out of a total of 120 applications received, only four were employed plus a further four student pilots. The other able-and-willing pilots were not employed because there skin-colour was White!

Stephen makes an interesting and valid point that exemplifies the ANC’s double standards on the issue of race. When it becomes a matter of life and death, and an urgent heart operation or liver transplant is required by some or other government official, the best “White” surgeons are called in. Then only do the ANC become colour blind!

This idea will not fly

By Stephen Mulholland (
The Citizen)

In their frenzy, unabated after almost two decades of power, to undo the sins of centuries, our deeply corrupt and desperately incompetent ruling party, the ANC, display breathtaking levels of hypocrisy.

While crying crocodile tears for the poor, witness that lame duck Jacob Zuma when he visited the shanty- town of Sweetwaters in his limousine (with posse of blue-light thugs) from which he was no doubt phoning one of his expensively state-kept wives, girlfriends and hordes of children at his R65-million spread down in idyllic Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal.

It is mind-boggling that Zuma said he was appalled to learn of the putrid conditions in which these outcasts from society live – unemployed, hungry, with no running water or sanitation, no power, useless schools, no transport, no power and on and on.

Every reasonably informed South African of average intelligence will be acutely aware of this time bomb ticking in our midst.

How is it possible that the President of this country is surprised by what every semi-literate citizen is aware of? Is he shielded from reality?

Is he just dumb?

Is he in denial?

Is he led astray by his fawning advisers?

Remember the late and unlamented Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, whose rotting liver had to be replaced. In that complicated and dangerous emergency procedure there was no talk of the need for affirmative action or “representivity”.

No, only the best medical specialists were called in. Bugger race, said the lady’s champions, this struggle hero must have only the best, no matter what colour the best happens to be nor what it costs.

However, if there is one thing we can be sure of about the ANC it is that its values are elastic.

Take, for example, the recent revelation that the SAPS, facing enormous demands around the World Cup soccer circus, is being refused the power to hire a total of 54 desperately needed pilots; 12 for fixed wing aircraft and 42 for helicopters.

Why? Because these able South Africans who have valuable skills are not being employed simply because they are not black.

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa himself defended this atrocious and damaging policy saying it was necessary to enhance representivity.

One would be interested to know how he would view “representivity” if one of his children needed sophisticated surgery and the only people around who could handle it were whites.

Come on, minister, tell us what you would do?

But he was quite happy to say that instead of the 54 pilots needed (for which there were 120 applications) only four (that’s right, four) were employed plus a further four student pilots.

So, in a country riven with violent crime, the police force air wing, which could play a vital role in curbing and combating that scourge, is crippled for racist reasons.

Source: The Citizen : Another View by Stephen Mulholland.


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