I spy with my little eye…

Perhaps the Twitter exchange from Pizza Hut treats the Leeds United ‘spy scandal’ for the circus it really is.

I spy with my little eye, something beginning with “the opposition”.

I spy with my little eye…
I spy with my little eye…

I spy with my little eye…

Perhaps the Twitter exchange from Pizza Hut treats the Leeds United ‘spy scandal’ for the circus it really is.

Orchids and Onions: A cutting-edge campaign

Orchids and Onions: A cutting-edge campaign

An Orchid to Gillette for putting an issue out there, and DA, you get the ‘How Not to Win Friends and Influence People’ Onion for this week.
With little discipline in schools, we’re on a hiding to nothing

With little discipline in schools, we’re on a hiding to nothing

Where does it all begin? I believe, as a father, that it starts with us parents reneging on our responsibilities to raise our children into responsible adults.
SA’s fix is in our hands

SA’s fix is in our hands

There are millions of wonderful citizens who can repair South Africa. Will we be brave enough to fix that which is wrong?
ANC needs to tackle its tribal divisions head-on

ANC needs to tackle its tribal divisions head-on

While covering the run-up to the ANC January 8 statement followed by the launch of its 2019 election manifesto, there was a time I asked myself whether tribalism has once again reared its ugly head in the ruling party.
It’s hard on our kids when education is not fashionable

It’s hard on our kids when education is not fashionable

While we celebrate the achievements of our matrics, we must remember students who survived the adversities of their backgrounds.
ANC promises jobs, while destroying what creates jobs

ANC promises jobs, while destroying what creates jobs

The governing party is lying about what the role of a government should be in a healthy economy.
ATM? What were they thinking?

ATM? What were they thinking?

Surely when coming up with a party name, you’d pause to consider what its acronym will be.
Be careful of the promises you make, ANC

Be careful of the promises you make, ANC

You will meet them again in the streets when service delivery protests return.
Can we please just stop faking it

Can we please just stop faking it

Moozlie’s fake car crash stunt might seem clever to those who dreamt it up. To the rest of us, it’s simply deception.
Jaundiced Eye: Migrants can soon expect a far frostier welcome

Jaundiced Eye: Migrants can soon expect a far frostier welcome

The less-skilled and less well-off everywhere are susceptible to populism for the same reason: they believe they are being deprived of privileges by outsiders.
Albie Morkel – born to entertain

Albie Morkel – born to entertain

Many feel he never reached his full potential on the international stage but having said that, he hangs up his spikes with a number of wonderful stats to his name.
Orchids and Onions: Two Onions for Woolworths

Orchids and Onions: Two Onions for Woolworths

And two Onions for the tacky Vodacom/Showmax ad – at least Toyota’s latest TV ad is for its Hilux team deserves a plump Orchid.
Rail transport, the Prasa way: die, whine, repeat

Rail transport, the Prasa way: die, whine, repeat

It’s easier to wring hands, walking with furrowed brows, tut-tutting over yet another killing field, than to actually account for what’s happening.
It’s war: our medical aid vs an angel

It’s war: our medical aid vs an angel

I have the uneasy feeling that it’s much easier to deal with diseases, pests and eventually death than it is to deal with medical funds.
Why does Malema pick fights with the press?

Why does Malema pick fights with the press?

Duelling with the media is often the preserve of weak leaders because often they have something to hide, such as corruption or leadership shortfalls.
High cost of living is no excuse not to be ready for school

High cost of living is no excuse not to be ready for school

We prepare well for holidays but feign horror at the price of our children’s education? We cannot abdicate from the responsibilities of parenting.
The ANC must publish its election candidate lists

The ANC must publish its election candidate lists

Remember, there is no ‘vote for Cyril’. You vote for a party, in this case for a list full of Zuptas.
Resolve to get better leaders this year

Resolve to get better leaders this year

Where to start a revolution? We only have one way open to us. The ballot box. So, let’s cast our vote for the Democratic Alliance, warts and all.
Zuma cleaning up his image is a real cause for concern

Zuma cleaning up his image is a real cause for concern

It needs to be pointed out that those who aligned themselves with state capture over the past decade are now gunning for citizens’ vote.
Things can only get better

Things can only get better

January 1. We started the year in a mess, feeling a lot worse for wear and wondering if we didn’t end up paying someone else’s bill.
Hail to the thieves – ourselves

Hail to the thieves – ourselves

Examples of a society descending into anarchy – where each individual says ‘to hell with the rules, I am getting mine’ – are not hard to find.
In May there’s an opportunity to influence 2019’s outcome

In May there’s an opportunity to influence 2019’s outcome

Calling on Democratic Alliance voters to vote tactically to help Ramaphosa is a specious argument in our proportional representation system.
Maybe I should rather ceaselessly cry about Zuma

Maybe I should rather ceaselessly cry about Zuma

I should’ve stuck with weepy tear ducts. So what if Zuma is elected and my eyes leak.

 

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