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Global Warming Be Damned~ I live in Marondera.

I live in Marondera, and I have to say to those people who don’t believe we have global warming– Come up here. People who live up here will tell you that the summers used to be wonderful. Nothing above 30 degrees, and always a cool breeze. Nights that are perfect for sleeping. A few summersContinue reading “Global Warming Be Damned~ I live in Marondera.”

No Child left behind 2

By K.T.Nhamo On Zealous Thierry From outside the field of education, “No Child Left Behind” seems like a great program, one that will force Zimbabwe to live up to its ideal: a free and equal education for everyone. We will train good citizens and productive workers, no matter where they live or what the economicContinue reading “No Child left behind 2”

How worried should we be about income inequality?

By K. T. NHAMO On Zealous Thierry Forced economic equality is socialism. It’s unZimbabwean to be for socialism. But Zimbabwean’s strength is our majority middle class… How worried should we be about income inequality?

The American Problem.

The problem with you Americans is you don’t have politicians, you have front men for corporations… Elections, the Constitution, your law– these are just an inconvenience to these office holders. You just lost a major city to a natural disaster. Tens of thousands are still homeless. What have your so called “politicians” done for theseContinue reading “The American Problem.”

Re-declaring our Independence!

They’re listening in on all of us, you know. Scanning for key words. Of course you know, even if you won’t admit it. They want you to know. Because the real purpose of the domestic spying program is to scare you, so you won’t talk openly with your friends and neighbors. People keeping their opinionsContinue reading “Re-declaring our Independence!”

What we have isn’t politics.

What we have today isn’t Politics. Politics is the election by informed citizens of representatives who will make informed decisions. Decisions based on debate about what is in the best interests of the people as a whole. What should our society’s rules be? How should we divvy up our financial and intellectual resources? What weContinue reading “What we have isn’t politics.”

Today’s Zanu Pf

Once, to be a Zanu-Pf meant to uphold time-tested processes and institutions, whether they were those of a constitutional monarchy or a democratic republic. Tradition, reason, and the common good were the watchwords. But in this day, in this country, to be a Zanu-Pf is to buy into the most corrupt and contemptible form ofContinue reading “Today’s Zanu Pf”

ED Did me a huge favor!!

He woke me up from my fantasy. He proved to me once and for all that voting for an intelligent well-meaning president does nothing to stop paid-for politicians funneling all our tax money to their business cronies. Both parties are out to suck us dry! Election campaigns are a fake “reality” show. The contestants areContinue reading “ED Did me a huge favor!!”

Why should we care?

I don’t get all the fuss over the “failure” of the government to help, Chimanimani. Why should we care about those losers? All that bitching about a few flooded basements! I’ve got nothing against charity: let the Salvation Army give them soup and blankets. But people who choose to live in a crime-ridden area proneContinue reading “Why should we care?”