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After someone broke into her car, South African resident Vicki Momberg wasn't happy with the black police officers who responded to her call. She said black people were "plain and simple useless" and referred to them as kaffirs. She's now facing trial for her language and could be forced to pay a huge fine. But some in the South African government say that isn't enough. The government has introduced a draft law that would make using racist language punishable with up to 10 years in prison.

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  1. By adopting such a law, South Africa would join Britain, Canada, France, Germany and other countries where hate speech is a crime.

    Fuck. I’d don’t like the 2016 version of Axis and Allies.

    1. Wait for the 2020 version after Clinton has repealed the Constitution through judicial appointments.

      1. ‘reasonable regulations’.

        1. Yeah, kiss the first and second amendment goodbye when she accedes to the throne. The liberal bloc on the court know EXACTLY what their agenda is and have no problem voting in lockstep – never remarked upon by the MSM of course – to advance their agenda, no matter how unconstitutional it might be…

          1. It’s for your own good. Remember don’t vote against your best interests tomorrow. Your betters are ready to save you from yourself.

            1. Which is why I don’t understand the gnashing of teeth by libertarians over Donald Trump. Of course he’s not a libertarian, neither is at least half of the libertarian ticket. But it’s a near certainty that Hilary will waste no time to eviscerate the first and second amendments, whereas for Trump that’s not exactly a given.

              1. I would prefer to have speech and gun rights eight years from now versus enjoying the sanctimonious smell of my own farts like Nick Gillespie.

  2. Well, it’s not all bad news this morning – Janet Reno is dead. Hope they got videos of her death throes, I’d jack it to that.

    1. The woman who brainwashed children into thinking they were sexually assaulted, and then firebombed a bunch of innocent people in Waco.

      1. Other than that, a fine woman.

        1. Women?

    2. The Biggest Little Sthagati in the World. Looks like we hit the jackboot!

    3. She’ll be cremated, right? RIGHT?!

  3. Cultures dominated by base, tribalistic savages are constrained from outright depravity only by the inescapable embrace of modernity. It’s best to leave these primitives to their iniquity, and emigrate to greener lands. I’m personally familiar with four South Africans and Zimbabweans (white, obviously), one of whom I still work with, who fled their homelands for fear of ethnic persecution.

  4. Racist Cooking: ….then add two Kaffir lime leaves, julienned.

  5. ‘ The sheriff’s a nig [ bong] .

    1. I don’t suppose that movie would make it past the keyboard SJW censors of today.

  6. If Ms. Momberg had said stupid people were “plain and simple useless” and referred to them as morons , then all would be fine. A few euphemistic poecilonyms allow the venting of frustration without so scandalizing the livestock and molesting the locals.

    1. soooo….stupid fucking niggers is out of bounds?

      1. never call a spade a spade when you can call it a fucking shovel…

        1. A shovel includes a flat-bladed variety that is useful for movind snow, but useless for digging holes in packed dirt. There’s a reason an additional term emerged for a shovel with a pointed tip.

        2. I always thought that referred to cards.

          1. Oh, Gamer! You’re such a card!

  7. This is why Rommel had such an easy time of it in Africa. All he had to do was wait for the inhabitants to badmouth and murder each other, then move in without firing a shot.

  8. I was under the impression that all of the non-indigenous people had moved out of S A. Crime there has reached the point where the society barely functions.

    1. When a population departs an area, there is always a residuum left behind, sometimes for centuries, even when the bulk have moved elsewhere.

      1. is it racist to call someone part of the “bulk”? I would prefer detritus.

          1. aahhh. Knew it was something.

    2. This happens in Australia:

      http://www.theaustralian.com.a…..b0e984d765

      Hate speech laws + microagressing interpretation = everyone is susceptible to trouble with the law

      1. All I get is an ad to subscribe to “The Australian” but understanding this is one of the developed countries progressives want us to imitate, it can’t be good.

      2. Hate speech laws + microagressing interpretation = everyone is susceptible to trouble with the law

        I would bet that this is a part of the point (at least among the elites). If everyone breaks a law, it makes it SO much easier to persecute your political enemies.

        1. Not sure where this comes from [I’ve searched the usual quotation sources] but I’ve seen it called Robespierre’s Law and Iron Law [as far as I can tell it is neither, so if you have an idea please mention]:

          That which you empower a government to do unto others, will inevitably be done unto you.

  9. “By adopting such a law, South Africa would join Britain, Canada, France, Germany and other countries where hate speech is a crime.

    But it would move further away from the United States, a country with which it shares a history of racism by whites against blacks. In the U.S., the First Amendment protects almost all expression, no matter how offensive.”

    Quo usque tandem, I ask.

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