Friday, March 4, 2011

South Africa’s Kaffir Mentality

When I got out of bed this morning, I said to myself: Nothing is going spoil my day… but I had hardly finished brushing my teeth, when the doorbell rang. “Eee.. yellow baas…. ekke het groot problems…”

He was one of the four black dudes that maintain the gardens in the complex where I’m currently residing. His job is to mow the lawn. A few months ago he complained that he wasn’t coping with this task, so the body corporate purchased one of those fancy industrial lawnmowers - the small tractor-type you can sit on and don’t have to push. The black dude was not too happy with this new fancy machine because it completed the job long before knockoff-time, which meant that a few more odd garden tasks were added to his job-description.

Now this black dude is no ordinary dude. He was once appointed as temporary caretaker of the complex – only for one week, but since then the man’s pomposity has gone straight to his head! I have no prestigious position in the body corporate, and neither am I the man’s boss, but yet he calls me “Baas”…. only when he needs something – otherwise I am plain ol’ simple “Meneer”.

This morning “the baas” (that’s me) had to help this pompous dude fix the lawnmower tractor – again! He was too afraid to inform the caretaker (his real baas), because his real baas was on the verge of firing him, apparently on the grounds that he had already received three disciplinary warnings for gross negligence related to the “mistreatment” of the lawnmower, and also for disappearing from his workplace to visit the liquor store during working hours.

I will not go into the finer technical details of why the lawnmower refused to start, except to say that I strongly suspect sabotage. I also suspect that the black dude presumes that I know this, otherwise he would not have intimidated me by reminding me that he knows exactly where I live and where I park my car, and that I better keep quite about the incident.

A book can be written on the Kaffir mentality of people in my immediate surroundings, and I honestly do not know how the caretaker has remained sane under these circumstances. Apparently the caretaker is planning on leaving for Australia soon to visit family there, but the rumours are that he is not coming back, and that the black lawnmower-dude will again be appointed to stand in… God help us!

The entire black workforce, which consists of four male gardeners, two security guards who man the entrance gates, and a number of female ‘cleaners’ whom I have not counted, seem to have a rather conceited attitude. But besides this attitude of theirs, which in certain respects can be considered normal I suppose – for they’ve always had this attitude, there is another abnormality brewing in the air, that I simply cannot place my finger on. It is an abnormality that I’ve perceived budding, not only among the black workforce, but also among the ever-growing black tenants who are occupying the complex. I call it the “Kaffir Mentality”, for there is no other term that appropriately describes this.

No matter how hard one tries to be courteous towards these people, they have the nasty knack of showing you that this is their country, and not yours! The malicious evil streak is evident in the disrespectful manner they treat anything and everything the Whiteman has designed or built.

I can see this happening in my immediate surroundings all the time. The cost of maintenance and repair work has already pushed up the levies sky-high, and there’s another major increase due soon, but the Kaffir mentality does not think that far! The art of braaing meat over coals, for instance, has for a long time been one of the pleasures many white people enjoy. Four separate braai areas were built for this purpose on the complex grounds many years ago, and for many years the body corporate have maintained these structures, keeping them in pristine condition. Recently, huge security lights were installed in the area so that people can feel safe, while enjoying the facilities at night. What did the Kaffir mentality do to these structures? They completely vandalized these areas! It first started with the destruction of the security lights; they then proceeded to systematically dismantle all steel attachments, and from there they proceeded to destroy the entire area by taking apart the structures brick by brick!

I’ve used the braai-areas as an example, but there are many other horror stories, related to the deliberate vandalism of the Whiteman’s designs, such as floor-polishers, vacuum cleaners, - in fact, anything and everything that needs electric power or fuel to operate.

Take trains for example: These massive amazing machines, designed and built by the Whiteman, cost money to procure, run, and maintain. Trains transport millions of black people back and forth to work everyday, and the fees are comfortably affordable. But -- what does the Kaffir mentality do to these machines when they’re caught out for not paying the travel fees? They BURN them down!

This has happened numerous times in the past, not only with trains, but also with busses, schools, libraries, and hospitals. If it’s not FREEee it will, sooner or later, get thrashed or burned. The estimated cost of the damage related to yesterday’s little incident with the train is R12-million! Do these people realize how much money is R12-million? Yes they do, but they don’t care!

My final say on this matter – while I’m feeling upset and angry…
I am sick-and-tired of people who talk in whispered tones about this “Kaffir Mentality” that is wrecking our lives. And when I say “people” I’m also referring to other ethnic groups, including several blacks who don’t think twice about using the word “Kaffir”. I know it’s an ugly word, but is it not time we start calling a spade a spade? Why should we speak of a “South African Mentality” when these issues crop up. It is not a South African mentality, it is a Kaffir mentality – full stop!

Commuters set Gauteng train alight
2011-03-04 08:46

Johannesburg - A Metrorail train, travelling between Johannesburg and Pretoria, was set alight on Thursday night, Passenger Rail Agency of SA said.

"This incident occurred following a ticket verification action at Irene station by Metrorail staff," spokesperson Lillian Mofokeng said in a statement.

"It is alleged that commuters that were onboard the train that were caught without valid train tickets set the train alight."

The train was set alight between Kaalfontein and Oakmor, she said.

No one was hurt and the 26 passengers that were on the train were taken to their destinations by taxi.

Metrorail's Gauteng Manager Tembela Kulu said: "We cannot tolerate such actions from commuters that refuse to pay for services and we will intensify our efforts to work with the police and the community at large to ensure that the perpetrators are arrested".

Mofokeng said the line was being cleared and would be assessed to ascertain whether it was safe to operate Friday's morning peak train service. - SAPA



Kubu_1 said... .....Click here to refresh this blog

A nice point of view!!

It sounded a lot like our liberal friends, they believe it’s their right to eats, right to abuse the state,to abuse public property, they are not all black but their mentality sounds more or less the same, a Rule of thumb is the fatter they are the lazier they are.

GOOD LUCK with them

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

Agreed. Another way to identify a liberal is this. A liberal is a person who will be upset with your use of the word k4 if you say: The k4 raped that baby...

Nuf said

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

In delicate situations, I refer to them as ozone friendly.....

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

They are crawling around and destroying Canada now. Our government feels these poor downtrodden oppressed folks should just move right in and make themselves at home. As if we don't have enough trouble with the natives in this country. Talk about a group that always wants more and everything was better before the white man showed up. Out west here Vancouver is supposedly the best city in the world to live. What they don't say is half of it is now infested with gangster immigrants dealing drugs and fighting on the streets. There are area's that are not safe to walk through in the daylight. It wasn't always like this. We can thank the lettuce lickers.

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

You dare post an article entitled "SA's Kaffir Mentality"???

How bracingly refreshing!

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

Well said.

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

Any news regarding SA Sucks ?

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

Sorry, there is no news regarding SA Sucks – not that I'm aware of!

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

It's Goneburger - see Mike Smith's blog.

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

A few points, Yes the great unwashed kaffir mentality, that my friend is the only way of describing it. To those liberals, kaffir, kaffir, kaffir, kaffir, kaffirs, there I have said it. Believe it or not, if there is one thing I detest more than kaffirs, that is LIBERAL white traitors to their heritage and race. Not only are they blind but have a brain tumor that is cancerous and beyond cure.
I am sorry that I made this comment on your web site, I know you are a decent man Tia Mysoa. I
Am quite worried about Mike Smith's SA sucks websites going down, they were so positive about fighting the good fight and truth about SA, and said they would never close down but get stronger and stronger. If they never go online again I will be very disappointed with them and class them as people with a big bark and no bite.
If a little pipsqueak dude who never saw combat or the army border days can close them down then Mike and the team are weak cowards, just like they used to call several other white men in SA. I and many others had trust and faith in them, they even bragged that they had over 8,000 hits per day, now where are they, packing their bags for Perth/UK. If they do come back online in full force, I will personally apologize I really will.
I apologize to Mysoa for ranting and using his platform to vent my disappointment with SAS.

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

I am categorised as a kaffir in your books...I am just curious if you take your mentality in your daily do abouts as 80 percent of the people in your environments are so called kaffirs?

Or is it much easier to spew your frustrations in the comfort of being unseen behind your computer

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

Oh my you are such a racist - narrow minded, ignorant angry person.

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

To the last two anonymous persons who posted here:

Since when is it racist to expose the arrogant and/or criminal behaviour of others? Is it only racist when a Whiteman points this out? Why must we forever choose peaceful-sounding ‘politically correct’ terminology to express our anger and frustration with people who are wrecking our communities? How else should one describe the typical mindset of these people, when their very own actions are also perceived as “racist” from where I’m standing?

Has any one of you two DICKHEADS read the paragraph in this posting starting with the sentence: “My final say on this matter…”???

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

that is just the problem.......80 percent of this country is incompetent and relying on the white tax payers money for all their free low cost housing and shit.

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

Okay, that is it folks -- COMMENTS ARE NO LONGER ALLOWED ON THIS POSTING! Sorry, but whenever comments are not moderated, which I occasionally endorse when I’m out of town for a few days, then the idiots come flocking through the backdoor to spew their filth – usually in the early hours of the morning when I’m asleep and always on older postings like these that are more than 2 years old. I will leave the above comment here for the record -- to give visitors a glimpse of what Tia Mysoa has to deal with on a daily basis.

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