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Sen. Walter Sobchak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-21-08 06:17 PM
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32. I don't need an education on Africa
The rambling of post-colonial and post-modernist academics is of roughly the same quality one expects from creationists. Africa was not liberated - Africa was abandoned. The bottom line is the British wanted out of Africa so badly that they were ready to turn over the keys to just about any english speaking local who would look respectable in a photo with the queen, every effort was made to make these clowns look legitimate, such as the knighthood for Mugabe.

The west wants Mugabe gone because he destroyed Zimbabwe in decade flat, the paranoid fantasy that the British seek to re-colonize Rhodesia is insanity. Tsvangirai is the legitimate ruler of Zimbabwe and not merely a prefered Western stooge. Did Zimbabwe not threaten to destabilize the entire southern half of Africa the west wouldn't much care what was going on there.
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  -Mugabe insists 'Zimbabwe is mine' Turborama  Dec-19-08 02:08 PM   #0 
  - Do you really want to claim ownership of the disaster  Maccagirl   Dec-19-08 02:15 PM   #1 
  - Outplacement idea: foreman on Bush**'s ranch in Paraguay  KamaAina   Dec-19-08 02:25 PM   #2 
  - Have he and Blago been hanging out?  YOY   Dec-19-08 02:50 PM   #3 
  - I have never understood why the west does not simply take care of this man.  Revolution aka Ohio   Dec-19-08 02:59 PM   #4 
  - Progressive Imperialism FTW!  anonymous171   Dec-19-08 03:00 PM   #5 
  - because...  policypunk   Dec-19-08 03:43 PM   #8 
  - Gloating racists like yourself are no friends to the people of Zimbabwe  entanglement   Dec-20-08 05:51 PM   #24 
     - and the white Robert Mugabe fan club are friends of Zimbabwe?  policypunk   Dec-20-08 10:22 PM   #28 
     - Can you not see a third possibility - that of condemning imperialism as well as Mugabe's thuggery?  entanglement   Dec-21-08 05:18 PM   #30 
        - I don't need an education on Africa  policypunk   Dec-21-08 06:17 PM   #32 
           - Why do you confound Marxists with the post-modern scam artists who believe in nothing?  entanglement   Dec-22-08 09:25 AM   #33 
     - He didn't say anything racist there  JonQ   Dec-22-08 10:54 AM   #34 
  - Probably because the west has little interest in the resources his  cstanleytech   Dec-19-08 04:47 PM   #11 
  - There's no oil in Zimbabwe n/t  pink-o   Dec-19-08 07:29 PM   #14 
  - The power vacuum would be hideous, for one  Posteritatis   Dec-19-08 08:38 PM   #16 
  - All Your Base Are Belong to Mugabe! n/t  IanDB1   Dec-19-08 03:35 PM   #6 
  - If I said what I really felt about Mugabe...  Number23   Dec-19-08 03:42 PM   #7 
  - Same reason as Darfur. Russia and China are getting in the way.  Odin2005   Dec-20-08 05:44 PM   #23 
  - "Zimbabwe is mine," said the flea...  derby378   Dec-19-08 03:48 PM   #9 
  - Or perhaps the dog is about to die  Freddie Stubbs   Dec-19-08 07:59 PM   #15 
  - how much time do you have left, old man?  maxsolomon   Dec-19-08 04:21 PM   #10 
  - Probably not long. But too long.  LeftishBrit   Dec-20-08 05:14 PM   #19 
  - And we went after Saddam for what? Obviously this poor, suffering  MasonJar   Dec-19-08 05:40 PM   #12 
  - Exactly. nt  mycritters2   Dec-20-08 07:56 PM   #26 
  - Mugabe please say hi to Pinochet and Falwell when you get to hell  rpannier   Dec-19-08 07:21 PM   #13 
  - He has to be pretty close, though.  Matilda   Dec-19-08 09:22 PM   #17 
  - Sounds like an overgrown 2-year-old with an army behind him  LeftishBrit   Dec-20-08 05:13 PM   #18 
  - I hope Zimbabweans do to Mugabe what the Romanians did to Ceausescu.  roamer65   Dec-20-08 05:19 PM   #20 
  - might be difficult,  policypunk   Dec-20-08 05:38 PM   #21 
     - His security is a bunch of AFRIKAANERS!?! If that's not hypocrisy...  Odin2005   Dec-20-08 05:41 PM   #22 
     - Mugabe is actually quite fond of the wealthy whites  policypunk   Dec-20-08 10:35 PM   #29 
     - Is that so?  Matilda   Dec-20-08 09:40 PM   #27 
  - proud Ivy League alumni  KakistocracyHater   Dec-20-08 07:40 PM   #25 
  - Don't forget to pay your "soldiers" Robert.  bemildred   Dec-21-08 05:25 PM   #31 

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