Free Republic 2nd Qtr 2024 Fundraising Target: $81,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $55,132
Woo hoo!! And we're now over 68%!! Thank you all very much!! God bless.

Keyword: sco

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Harvard’s Shocking Admission: Affirmative Action and Critical Race Theory Killed South Africa

    11/30/2023 4:52:05 AM PST · by george76 · 41 replies
    Revolver News ^ | November 29, 2023
    On those bleak corners of the Internet that fret about economic growth, social cohesion, and other boring stuff, there’s a common question: What the heck happened in 1971? On one chart after another for the United States, there is a pattern of steady growth and improvement in life that suddenly goes haywire right around 1971. Wage growth stagnated for all but the richest Americans. Inequality explodes. Housing prices began a long upward march that has yet to level out. Fertility rates crashed while illegitimacy surged. And so on, and so on. Many other nations have data that tells a similar...
  • Fetterman Sides With Republicans Again

    01/13/2024 12:48:13 PM PST · by Signalman · 36 replies
    Townhall ^ | 1/13/2024 | Sarah Arnold
    In a rare move, Democrat Sen. John Fetterman (D-PA) is receiving praise from Republicans after criticizing his own party’s stance on several issues. Fetterman has slammed the Democratic Party’s progressive “Squad” who refuse to condemn the Hamas terrorist attacks on Israel. He questioned why the United States hasn’t yet destroyed Hamas, adding that every terrorist killed is "one more step" toward peace. Advertisement The Democrat has stood by his pro-Israel stance, angering members of his party who believe more should be done to help Gaza despite Hamas raping and heinously killing innocent Israelis. “I have a 12-year-old daughter,” Fetterman said....
  • Stop Talking About Proportion’: John Fetterman Defends Israel Against Accusations of Genocide In Fiery Speech

    01/11/2024 11:01:00 AM PST · by MNDude · 73 replies
    “Who are we? Who are they really fighting? It’s a group of cowards. They hide in tunnels. They hide behind civilians. They attack, kill, and usually children murder. And they do that. Stop talking about proportion on that. They shot their best shot on October 7th, and they would have taken more lives if they could’ve done that,” Fetterman said in a fiery speech before the group. “But they couldn’t do it. And now let’s also talk about that. Now we’re talking about genocide. And now South Africa is now bringing that kind of a trial. Maybe South Africa, maybe...
  • Why is the EU mostly silent on South Africa's genocide case against Israel?

    01/13/2024 2:01:47 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Euronewws ^ | 12/01/2024 | Mared Gwyn Jones
    A bulldozer unloads the bodies of Palestinians killed in fighting with Israel and turned over by the Israeli military during a mass funeral in Rafah, Gaza StripThe first hearing in a landmark lawsuit against Israel enters its second day on Friday at the Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ). The case, filed to the top UN court by South Africa last month, claims Israel's siege of Gaza amounts to genocide and breaches the post-Holocaust 1948 Genocide Convention. The Convention gives party countries, which include both Israel and South Africa, the collective right to prevent and stop crimes of genocide. Such...
  • South African ['anti-White racist - "Kill the Boer"] Julius Malema: Hamas [Oct 7 atrocities]. "Did Nothing Wrong"

    01/17/2024 4:29:54 AM PST · by Conservat1 · 8 replies
    Memri ^ | Oct 23, 2023
    South African politician Julius Malema, the president of the Economic Freedom Fighters party, said in a speech delivered at an October 23, 2023 protest outside the Israeli embassy in Pretoria and aired on SABC News (South Africa) that there is nothing wrong with what Hamas did. He said that there is no difference between Nelson Mandela and other anti-Apartheid activists and Hamas, as they all took up guns to fight for their people. Malema said that when people are oppressed, they must stand up for their freedom, and “shoot to kill,” not kiss their enemy. He vowed that when his...
  • Vanity: Candidate in South Africa for Prime Minister Calls for White Genocide

    02/07/2024 10:44:29 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 59 replies
    Julius Malema has repeatedly called for the genocide of the 4 million Whites living in South Africa. Malema could very possibly be elected as Prime Minister in a few months. Zero international outrage.
  • Johannesburg's water crisis is the latest blow to South Africa's 'world-class city'

    04/04/2024 4:39:40 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 38 replies
    WMFE ^ | 04 01 2024 | Kate Bartlett
    JOHANNESBURG — Lungile Khoza is at her wits' end. The mother of four has been without water at her home for three weeks, the kids are dehydrated and sick, and she can't run her small hair salon so she's losing money. Khoza, 37, lives in Soweto, a sprawling township of Johannesburg, which is among the areas worst hit by a water crisis in the city. She says there are sometimes government trucks distributing water, but it often runs out before you make it to the front of the line. Then she says, the water seems to cause stomach problems for...
  • South Africa's Slow, Inevitable March Towards Collapse

    04/11/2024 3:38:22 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 70 replies
    For a moment, there was so much hope. 0:04 Apartheid was over. 0:05 South Africa had, for decades, essentially operated as two different nations superimposed 0:10 on the same landscape. 0:12 There was the white nation—wealthy and westernized—boasting a similar, if not higher standard of living 0:18 to that of Europe due to its similarly strong and diversified economy. 0:22 Then there was the black nation—impoverished and excluded from that wealthier white nation 0:27 by a legally enshrined system of segregation. 0:30 It felt like Europeans had just built an insular outpost in Africa—that’s to say, it felt 0:36 like...
  • Iranian Rial Loses 30% of its Value Overnight

    04/12/2024 12:43:59 PM PDT · by Tell It Right · 20 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 4/12/2024 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    In the midst of all its other woes, the Islamic Republic of Iran has just suffered the worst economic collapse of its existence: the Iranian rial has lost 30% of its value overnight.
  • 30 Years After Apartheid, South Africa is a Racist Hellhole

    04/28/2024 2:46:52 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 83 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | April 28, 2024 | Daniel Greenfield
    “30 years on, South Africa still dismantling racism and apartheid’s legacy,” the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights claims.After 30 years of ANC rule by Mandela and his increasingly more corrupt klepto-commie successors, what is there to dismantle?Besides the ANC’s own racism.Apartheid has long since gone. A generation grew up without it and soon so will another. All they will know is ANC rule. And ANC rule has meant racism, violent crime and a regime so corrupt that it can’t keep the lights on, but can ally with Russia, China and Hamas.South Africa is a racist hellhole...
  • Thirty years after Mandela's election, young black voters in South Africa have turned against the ANC - scarred by an endless tide of violence, corruption and poverty. As the polls open today, SUE REID warns even greater turmoil may lie ahead...

    05/29/2024 3:54:45 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 29, 2024 | Sue Reid
    Thank heavens it wasn't raining last Tuesday morning, as it can do in late autumn in South Africa. It would have meant a drenching for the most unusual ­politician fighting today's election — a 32-year-old farmer's son called Chris Pappas, who is white and gay. Peering through owlish glasses, he was giving a campaign speech to 70 locals in their decaying village hall, a half-day's drive inland from the coastal city of Durban in the sprawling province of KwaZulu-Natal. The building had gaping holes in the tin roof through which you could see the sky. In every window the glass...
  • The ANC party that freed South Africa from apartheid loses its 30-year majority in landmark election

    06/01/2024 6:24:59 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 29 replies
    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The African National Congress party lost its parliamentary majority in a historic election result Saturday that puts South Africa on a new political path for the first time since the end of the apartheid system of white minority rule 30 years ago. With more than 99% of votes counted, the once-dominant ANC had received just over 40% in Wednesday’s election, well short of the majority it had held since the famed all-race vote of 1994 that ended apartheid and brought it to power under Nelson Mandela. The final results are still to be formally declared by the...
  • What does the end of sole ANC rule mean for South Africa?

    06/03/2024 8:48:14 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    The Spectator ^ | 06/03/2024 | Andrew Kenny
    Election Day on May 29 was a tumultuous, wonderful day for South Africa. Thirty years of corruption and ruin under the sole rule of the African National Congress Party came to an end. The ANC, which won 63 percent of the vote in the first democratic election in 1994, and 70 percent in 2004, now only won 40 percent.When the ANC took power in April 1994, South Africa had the strongest economy and the best infrastructure in Africa. We had a plentiful supply of the world’s cheapest electricity and the world’s greatest mineral treasure. The horrible apartheid laws had been...
  • MSNBC’s Reid: ‘Troll’ Elon Musk Wants Old South Africa in the ’80s Back

    04/26/2022 6:22:58 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 68 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/26/2022 | Pam Key
    MSNBC host Joy Reid said Tuesday on her show “The ReidOut” that Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter is about bringing back a system like apartheid in 1980’s South Africa. Musk was born in Pretoria, South Africa, in 1971 and lived there until he moved to Canada at the age of 17.
  • Was the Late Archbishop Desmond Tutu Anti-Israel Or An Anti-Semite? Can a person dislike Israel yet like Jews?

    01/14/2022 6:57:24 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/14/2022 | Steve Apfel
    If Willie Sutton, the bank robber, would instantly have known the answer if asked “Was Archibishop Desmond Tutu anti-Israel or an anti-Semite?” After all, when asked why he robbed banks, Sutton explained, “That’s where the money is.” The iron logic of this bold answer holds the clue to Desmond Tutu’s well-known antipathy to Israel. Why hate Israel rather than any other country? Willie Sutton would say because that’s where the Jews are. If he’d heard that, Tutu’s beloved grin would melt into a grimace. Tugging at his crimson Episcopal cape, he would pontificate that, “The government of Israel is placed...
  • Dershowitz: Bishop Tutu Was a Dangerous Antisemite

    12/29/2021 8:40:41 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 19 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 12/28/21
    At a time when the statues of good people who had done bad things are being torn down, the world must reckon with the mixed legacy of Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu, even in the immediate aftermath of his death. He did much good in fighting apartheid but he also has long history of ugly hatred toward the Jewish people, the Jewish religion and the Jewish state. He not only believed in anti-Semitism, he actively promoted and legitimated Jew hatred among his many followers and admirers around the world. Tutu minimized the suffering of those killed in the Holocaust. He has...
  • Putin's Plan to Displace US Dollar Failing Spectacularly

    04/16/2024 2:08:38 PM PDT · by canuck_conservative · 13 replies
    Newsweek ^ | April 16, 2024 | Brendan Cole
    Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted last August that a drop in the importance of the U.S. dollar was "irreversible"—but there appears to be no sign that the global economy is turning its back on the greenback. "The U.S. Dollar was used in 48% of international payment transactions last year, the highest level in more than a decade. But Brics...," it said next to the graph, which showed the euro making 23.2 percent of transactions and the Chinese yuan way behind at 3.47 percent. "BRICS countries would like their currencies to be used in world trade, but each has a major...
  • Russia wants to topple dollar dominance, but it isn't even able to deliver oil to India with alternative currencies

    12/27/2023 12:10:44 AM PST · by dennisw · 22 replies
    MSN-Insider ^ | 12-27 | Huileng Tan
    Moscow has been on a drive to replace the use of the US dollar in international trade, but there are barrels of Russian oil stuck at sea due to issues with paying in alternative currencies. Shipments of Russian Sokol grade crude oil to state-owned Indian Oil Corp, or IOC, have been delayed by payment issues, Reuters reported on Tuesday, citing two sources familiar with the matter. The seller is the state-owned Russian oil company Rosneft. The problem arose because Rosneft unit selling the oil hasn't been able to open a bank account in the United Arab Emirates to receive payments...
  • ‘Trump and Modi Have Profound Mutual Respect, Agree on China and Terror’: Advisor to Ex-US President

    02/02/2024 6:47:12 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Hindustan Times ^ | Feb 03, 2024 | Prashant Jha
    Kash Patel an Indian-American whose parents trace their roots to Gujarat and migrated to the US from East Africa during Idi Amin’s rule in Uganda Washington: Kash Patel is a senior advisor to former US President Donald J Trump, the most likely nominee for the Republican ticket for presidential elections this year. Patel served in senior positions in the National Security Council and other government agencies and eventually became the chief of staff to the Department of Defence during the Trump presidency. He also travelled with Trump to India in 2020. An Indian-American whose parents trace their roots to Gujarat...
  • Iran, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE and more reaffirm intent to join BRICS - S. Africa

    01/31/2024 8:36:33 AM PST · by cuz1961 · 23 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 1/31/2024
    Five of the six countries invited to join the BRICS bloc of developing nations from Jan. 1 have confirmed they are joining, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Ethiopia, Iran and Egypt, South African foreign minister Naledi Pandor said on Wednesday.