“Destructive forces are at work in the city;
threats and lies never leave its streets.” Psalm 55:11
Private Citizens Protected Property and the Police
Along with the staggering reports and images of catastrophic criminality and communist-inspired chaos, which cost over R50 Billion in damages and stolen items and over 370 lives lost, have come inspiring stories of heroic individuals who rescued neighbours, protected shops and industries in their communities and even protected police from rampaging mobs.
“You Are on Your Own!”
For example, when a riotous mob of looters descended on the Spar Supermarket in Mayville, near Durban, Captain Sithole reported to his superiors that he only had four police officers to protect the supermarket, fuel station and the police station next door. He was informed that no backup or reinforcements were available and he was on his own!
“We were under attack. They wanted to loot the Spar and they were acting in accordance with those notices that were inciting them to first loot and then burn the place down. They were doing just that. They were going to the business premises and burning them afterwards. So, just imagine after looting the Spar, the second thing was the police station was going to be on fire.” But the captain refused to flee from his duty.
Community Comes to the Rescue
Abandoned by his superiors, the police captain turned to the Community Police Forum Chairman, Imtiaz Syed. The Community Police Forum (CPF) swung into action and quickly mobilized more than 60 armed civilians, which included some private security personnel, who were able to drive off the marauding mob, protecting the Supermarket and the petrol station opposite it, which were targeted for looting and burning. Captain Sithole said that he was moved by the community spirit he saw that day as their community came forward, leaving their homes, their comfort and safety and spending the whole night on the roads, barricading, doing access control and also providing ammunition to the police, who were out of supplies and vulnerable to the lawless mobs.
Stability Established by Vigilant Citizens
The captain reported: “If it was not because of the CPF, the garage would not be here. Some places are completely looted. If you go south of Durban in some areas, there are no shops. Clairwood is finished. Montclair is finished. But because of your togetherness and because of your commitment, we have the shops here and the place is safe.”
SAPS “Spectators” to Looting
Whereas in many places, reports and videos showed police standing by as “spectators”, while mobs of thousands looted warehouses, ransacked shopping centres and burned down enter shopping complexes, warehouses and factories. Apparently, many police were ordered not to intervene!
Good Neighbours Prevent Pillaging and Plunder
On several occasions, private businesses stepped in to donate ammunition to the police and private security companies who were overwhelmed during the riots. Private citizens and responsible neighbours at Maponya Mall in Soweto protected life and property from being ransacked and guttered by fire, as Jabulani Mall had been.
Vulnerable Transport Trucks Protected by Farmers
As 18-wheeler transport trucks were targeted for looting and firebombing on the N3 highway, Charles Van der Merwe provided sanctuary for transporters en route to Richards Bay. Other residents near Pongola came and stood together to provide for 600 stranded trucks during this crisis.
Good Samaritans Deliver Desperately Needed Supplies
Other communities organized emergency supplies to communities in KZN without food and medicines. For example, community members from Azaadville, near Johannesburg, drove 32,000 loaves of bread to a vulnerable community in Durban, at their own cost and providing their own security. Another community organized a charter flight to bring in essential supplies to KZN communities besieged by riotous mobs.
Sports Club Supplies Police with Ammunition
A sport shooting group reloaded ammunition for the local SAPS, who were out of ammunition and in danger of being overwhelmed by plundering hordes.
Citizens Confronting Chaos
Quoting from one of our contacts: “Here we are after a tumultuous week, during which an orchestrated attack on law and order was launched and largely thwarted due, primarily, to thousands of armed South African citizens who stood in the way of anarchy and defended themselves, their families and their communities. Taxi drivers and farmers stood shoulder to shoulder in Nigel to prevent rampaging hordes of looters from pillaging their town. Armed citizens guarded Mapomya mall in Soweto to prevent it being looted, ransacked and gutted by fire like Jabulani Mall. Countless communities in KZN were guarded day and night by armed civilians after the initial horrible spree of murder and firestorm were initiated.”
In the Absence of Law Enforcement
“The SAPS were almost nowhere to be seen and neither was the SANDF. Where the SAPS were able to prevent the own police stations from being overrun and reduced to ruin, they soon expended their available ammunition and had to rely on the civilians to resupply them and shelter them from the mobs.”
When Lawlessness Reigns
“Good armed people stood up to evil and triumphed. Any possible justification for the Firearm Amendment Bill has now been discredited in front of all. As if to punctuate the irony, the SAPS failed to protect two container loads of imported ammunition (over 1.9 million rounds) in their own secure area in Durban and this was promptly looted by the plundering hordes. Lawful firearm owners saved lives and property this week.”
Private Citizens Restored Law and Order
While the explosion of devastating riots and rampant looting of over 200 shopping centres and malicious destruction of warehouses, factories, shops and schools exposed the failure of government, there are many more inspiring, untold stories of heroic individuals and communities who banded together to protect lives and property and restored law and order to communities that were threatened with devastating lawlessness. “Do not be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, great and awesome and fight for your brethren, your sons, your daughters, your wives and your houses.” Nehemiah 4:14
The Total Failure of Government
The government clearly failed. It failed to adequately anticipate, or warn of, the clearly planned and orchestrated plundering and arson sprees.
South Africans Have a Track Record of Resilience and Resourcefulness
South Africans have learned to be resilient and resourceful under adverse circumstances. During decades of international sanctions in the 1960s, 70s and 80s, South Africa became an industrial powerhouse. Under International arms sanctions, South African Armscor produced such world class weaponry that even the superpowers were seeking to purchase our state-of-the-art weaponry. South African forces fought the last battles of the Cold War, decisively defeating the best Soviet weaponry and Cuban mechanized divisions and air force in Angola. Despite international sports boycotts, when South Africa had the opportunity to re-enter the international arena, our teams proved to be world class and, for example, in 1995, won the Rugby World Cup.
South Africans Make a Plan and Overcome Obstacles
More recently, South Africans have had to survive under a bewildering array of (over 114) BBBEE affirmative action race quota regulations, regular scheduled electricity power failures, interruption of plumbing services, water shortages and erratic (and often irrational) lockdown lunacy regulations stifling businesses and strangling economies. Of course, violent crime, regular riots and corrupt and inefficient government services are other daily realities which have to be contended with. “We are hard pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed.” 2 Corinthians 4:8-9
Farmers Under Fire
South Africa’s beleaguered farmers must be some of the most resilient and courageous in the world. Vilified by Marxist propaganda and targeted by brutal terrorism, any commercial farmer in South Africa has to be both courageous and resourceful just to survive and stay in business. Being a white commercial farmer in South Africa is the most dangerous occupation in the world – far more dangerous than being a bomb disposal expert in Afghanistan, for example. “Watch, stand fast in the Faith. Be brave. Be strong.” 1 Corinthians 16:13
Armed Civilians Saved Lives
So, when the latest and most devastating explosion of plundering of entire shopping malls and arson across KwaZulu Natal and Gauteng, it should come as no surprise that many resilient South Africans rose to the challenge, saving lives and property from the Marxist mobs.
Are You Prepared?
How prepared are you if violence comes to your neighbourhood? How well do you know your neighbours? Do you belong to a Neighbourhood Watch or Community Forum? Does your congregation have a security committee? Do you have a regular sport or exercise routine to keep you fit, alert and healthy? Do you have a martial sport like fencing, sword fighting, archery, karate, kick boxing or target shooting? To help you and your family be prepared, obtain and study the Security and Survival Handbook. “A prudent man sees danger and takes precautions, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.” Proverbs 22:3
Dr. Peter Hammond
P.O. Box 74 Newlands 7725
Cape Town South Africa
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The First President of Zambia has Died
Kenneth David Kaunda, the first president of Zambia, died 17 June 2021 aged 97. As he was Zambia’s first president, in office from 24 October 1964 to 2 November 1991, many are seeking to evaluate his legacy.
The Family of Kaunda
Kenneth Kaunda, or KK, as he was generally referred to, was born in Chinsali, Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia), 28 April 1924. His wife, Betty, who he married in 1946, died in 2012. They had eight children. Before entering politics, KK was a teacher. He was the youngest of eight children. His father was Reverend David Kaunda, a Church of Scotland missionary and teacher, who was born in Nyasaland (now Malawi).
A Humanist in Africa
KK wrote in his book A Humanist in Africa, that he could never agree with the Calvinist religion of his parents who believed in the depravity of man. KK asserted that he believed in the “goodness of man”.
When he became president of Zambia, KK worked to promote socialist humanism as the ruling ideology of the country. Kaunda also used terms such as “Zambian Humanism” and “African Socialism”.
One Party State
After protests of corruption and vote rigging in the 1968 elections, Kaunda banned all political parties except UNIP (United National Independence Party). When there was a break away from UNIP by one of his members, Simon Kapwepwe, in 1972, to form the United Progressive Party, Kaunda moved to suppress it and changed the constitution to reduce Zambia to a one-party state.
Thereafter Kenneth Kaunda was the sole candidate in future elections. All opposition was eliminated and a personality cult was built around Kenneth Kaunda. All internal dissention was suppressed, particularly in Western Zambia, in Loziland, formally known as Barotseland.
The Suppression of the Lozi in Western Zambia
The Lozi king had requested Britain to make it a protectorate, with the stipulation that if the British ever left Northern Rhodesia, they would grant Loziland/Barotseland independence, separate from the rest of the country. The king of the Lozi was presented a black and gold British admiral’s uniform by King Edward VII in recognition of a treaty that have been signed between the Lozis and Queen Victoria. Unfortunately, however, the Lozi people were denied their independence and all attempts at self-determination by its peoples were suppressed by Kenneth Kaunda. KK suppressed the Lozi and placed Western Zambia under martial law.
Making Zambia a Launching Pad for Revolutionary Insurgents
KK was also famous for his hosting and active support of revolutionary guerilla movements aimed at overthrowing the neighbours of Zambia, including the FNLA, MPLA and UNITA targeting Portuguese West Africa (Angola), Frelimo, targeting Portuguese East Africa (Mozambique), ZANU and ZAPU, targeting Rhodesia and SWAPO, targeting South West Africa (Namibia).
As vast quantities of Soviet weaponry poured into Zambia to equip these insurgents, pre-emptative strikes brought suffering and disruption of roads, railways and bridges in Zambia.
Murdering Canadian Tourists at Victoria Falls
16 May 1973, after KK had particularly worked up anti-white Rhodesian hysteria on state radio and TV, Zambian security forces shot two Canadian women dead across the Zambezi River at Victoria Falls. Christine Sinclair (20 years old) and Marion Drijber (19) both from Ontario, were tourists from Canada and it is not known what was done to deal with the individuals responsible.
Aggressive Foreign Policy
Kenneth Kaunda obtained sixteen MiG-21 jet fighter bombers from the Soviet Union. Kaunda pursued an aggressive foreign policy, promoting sanctions on Rhodesia (even while receiving electricity from the Rhodesian hydroelectric plant at Kariba).
Hypocrisy and Counter Productive Economic Policies
KK also campaigned for sanctions against South Africa (even while receiving vast benefits from South Africa including the maintenance of Zambian Airways and Zambian Railways. The migrant labourers from Zambia to South Africa also brought back hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of income to the failing economy of Zambia). Even when Zambians needed snake bite serum, it came from South Africa. Yet, while Zambians ate mielie-meal grown in the Orange Free State, Kenneth Kaunda ranted against South Africa and against anyone who sought to trade with South Africa.
In The Frontline of The Cold War
During the Cold War, Kenneth Kaunda maintained open, close friendships with Marxist dictators such as Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia, Nicolae Ceausescu of Romania, Fidel Castro of Cuba and with Brezhnev of the Soviet Union. Many of the streets of Lusaka were named after famous Marxist dictators, revolutionaries and terrorists.
Autocratic Dictator of a One-Party State
Kenneth Kaunda was autocratic. He personally appointed the Central Committee of UNIP. The Central Committee in turn nominated the sole candidate for the party presidency. Since all the members of the Central Committee had been appointed by Kaunda, he was always the sole candidate. All dissent was suppressed.
The media and industry was nationalized under Kaunda’s leadership and the economy collapsed. In Zambia at independence, one kwacha equalled one British pound. At the end of Kaunda’s reign, one pound equalled over 8,000 kwachas. At independence in 1964, you could buy a car for about K140. By the end of Kenneth Kaunda’s reign, a bottle of Coca-Cola could cost over 1,000 kwachas!
Bankrupting the Richest State in Central Africa
The British left two Billion pounds in the state reserve bank at independence. It was not long before Kaunda’s socialist policies had bankrupted the country. Zambia became dependent on foreign aid and the importation of food.
A Missionary Perspective on Zambia Under KK from Prison
My first exposure to Zambia came on a mission in 1987 when I and three other Frontline missionaries were arrested for refusing to pay a bribe at Kazangulu Ferry. We travelled over pothole-ridden roads which had evidently not been maintained, or repaired, since independence 23 years before. We were imprisoned in filthy cells crawling with hoards of insects and myriads of cockroaches. The swarms of mosquitos soon brought us down with malaria.
Those Who Profess Belief in the Goodness of Man Can Be Guilty of Inhumanity
It was interesting that Kenneth Kaunda believed in “the goodness of man”, because much evil seems to be done by those who believe in the goodness of man. After a sleepless night in filthy cells in Livingstone, we were hooded, shackled, dragged at bayonet point and guided with rifle butts the over 580 km to Lusaka. There we were paraded through the streets and thrown into Lusaka Central Prison.
Contrasts with the Colonial Conditions
The British built Lusaka Central Prison for 80 people. There were over 1,200 crammed in there by Kaunda’s government in 1987. When the British imprisoned Kaunda for nine months in Lusaka Central Prison back in 1955, he had a cell of his own, with a bed, sheets, desk, chair, couch, gramophone and three cooked meals a day brought to him. He also had electricity and plumbing as well as access to a library.
Lusaka Central Prison
When we were incarcerated in Lusaka Central Prison in 1987, there was no electricity, no plumbing, no sanitation and each cell had 55 to 65 prisoners crammed into 15 feet by 25 feet rooms. There was no air flow. The corrugated iron roofs made the heat stifling. The only ventilation came from a 1-foot square hole in the barred door. There were no beds or furniture. Prisoners simply had to lie on their side stacked in line like sardines. People died in the cells and were dragged out in the day time. The whole prison was a stinking disease factory. Disease and death were a constant reality in prison. We saw corpses being carried out of the cells. We were locked in our cells from sunset to sunrise, but were allowed to walk around the dirty, overcrowded yard during the daylight hours.
Most Were Remand – Still Waiting for Their Day in Court
Most of the prisoners were not convicts, but were remand, awaiting trial. Some claimed to be awaiting trial since 1984 and even before that.
Detained at the President’s Pleasure
We were placed in cell eleven, the presidential detainee’s cell. In our cell were people literally from around the world. There was a tall Muslim from Timbuktu in Mali, a man from Zaire, another from Kenya and one from Zimbabwe. There was a young man from Malawi, accused of spying for South Africa. There was also a highly-educated engineer who used to be a major in the Zambian army. A 62-year-old Indian citizen was also in detention without trial. This father of five, was in jail in spite of being a millionaire, or maybe because of that. Officials were greedy for his mining company and so he sat in the presidential detainee cell. "Condemning the innocent or letting the wicked go, both are hateful to the Lord.” Proverbs 17:15
Detained Without Charge or Trial
A young Black South African, Isaiah Moyo, had been jailed for 18 months. He was a truck-driver, with a wife and two children in Soweto. Isaiah had been framed by some ANC members(exiles) who owed him money. Rather than paying him back, it seemed to have been easier for them to accuse him of being a spy. No evidence was necessary at that time of the one-party dictatorship of Kaunda.
Isaiah had been severely tortured at Lilayi Police Training Centre. He had been hung upside down with his head in a bucket of water whilst being sadistically beaten. He had been burnt with red-hot pokers and his body was covered with sores that swelled up with pus and burst. He had also been electrocuted.
Singing in the Cells
We had good fellowship with this fine Christian and spent hours each day on our knees in fervent prayer and in Bible study with him. At nights we would sing Christian hymns together. One night when we sang “Amazing Grace”, we heard choruses of singing coming from several of the other cells. “The Lord knows when our spirits are crushed in prison; He knows when we are denied the rights He gave us; When justice is perverted in court, He knows.” Lamentations 3:34-36
Over the next two weeks incarcerated in this grossly overcrowded Lusaka Central Prison I went through 6 intense interrogations by officials of the Zambian Special Branch, Military Intelligence and the President’s Office.
Prayer and Pressure Mobilised Internationally
Thankfully, prayer and pressure was being mobilized worldwide on our behalf. Over a thousand calls were made to the Zambian embassy in Washington D.C. by concerned Christian supporters of our Mission. Representations were made to the Zambian embassy personally by related missions protesting our detentions. Over five hundred letters were sent to the British Foreign Office in London and the issue was taken to the Vancouver Commonwealth Conference and personally raised with the Zambian president by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
The Iron Lady Intervenes
Friends of ours ensured that the British Prime Minister was informed of our plight just before her departure for the Commonwealth Conference in Canada (13-17 October, 1987). There, Zambian dictator, Kenneth Kaunda, chairman of the Frontline States, subjected Margaret Thatcher to haranguing over Britain refusing to place economic sanctions on South Africa.
Margaret Thatcher Confront Kaunda
Margaret Thatcher responded by asking why Zambia did not herself place sanctions on South Africa?
KK responded that, that would place many people out of work.
"Exactly", responded the Margaret Thatcher, "and as South Africa is one of our most important trading partners, many British citizens would be placed out of work if I were to impose sanctions on South Africa. Quite aside from the many South Africans themselves who would be placed out of work."
Exposing Double Standards
Margaret Thatcher then went on to relate how Zambians were dependent on South African maize grown in the Orange Free State, how Zambian Airways was maintained by South African Airways, how Zambian Railways was maintained by South African Railways, how South African veterinarians cared for Zambia’s cattle and how many Zambians were migrant workers in South Africa and a vital part of Zambia’s ailing economy.
The Iron Lady Silences Kaunda and Secures Our Release
KK then declared that because of South Africa’s human rights abuses, Britain should impose sanctions. It was at this point that Margaret Thatcher produced our information. "Who are you to speak about human rights abuses? You are the unelected dictator of a one-party state!" She challenged Kaunda. Four British missionaries are being held, without trial, as presidential detainees, in your overcrowded Lusaka Central Prison, tortured and abused by your own security forces! Kaunda was dumbstruck and humiliated. He ordered our immediate release.
Overwhelming Opposition Forces Kaunda From Power
By 1987 Zambia had the second highest debt of any nation in the world relative to its Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Rising opposition forced KK to allow a multi-party election in September,1991. Despite complete control of the mass media and massive propaganda campaigns, Kaunda’s UNIP was delivered a crushing defeat. Frederick Chiluba’s Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD) won in a landslide with 75% of the vote.
The Movement for Multi- Party Democracy
The new president, Frederick Chiluba, had also been imprisoned in Lusaka Central Prison. His Vice President and later Minister of Education, General Godfrey Miyanda, became a friend of ours as a result of his incarceration in Lusaka Central Prison as a presidential detainee. It was General Miyanda who encouraged me to write the book Biblical Principles for Africa.
From Communism to Christianity
Since 1991 I have been frequently invited to minister in churches and conferences, on radio and television throughout Zambia. The transformation from Kaunda’s socialist dictatorship to the free market, multi-party democracy, freedom of the press and freedom of religion of the MMD government was dramatic. President Chiluba committed Zambia to becoming a Christian country and entered an amendment to the constitution to that effect. Abortion was banned. Pornography prohibited. The Bible returned to the school classrooms. Chaplains replaced political officers in the armed forces. National days of prayer and repentance and thanksgiving were observed.
Separating Myth from Reality in Eulogies for Dictators
At this time, while many will seek to sing the praises of the previous dictator Kenneth Kaunda, some thought needs to be given for the long-suffering people of Zambia who endured 26 years of Kaunda’s misrule and oppression and the many victims of his autocratic rule.
Remember the Many Victims
One should also remember the many civilians killed by Marxist revolutionary terrorists hosted and supported by Kenneth Kaunda for their incursions into Angola, Mozambique, Rhodesia, South West Africa and South Africa.
We All Have an Appointment
It should also remind us that it is appointed unto man once to die and after that to face Judgement (Hebrews 9:27). Every knee will bow and every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord to the Glory of God the Father.
When Will You Bow to Christ?
The question is not whether we will bow to Christ, but when we will bow to Christ. We can bow to Christ as Saviour and Lord today, in the day of grace, when the gates to Salvation are wide open. Or we can bow on the Day of Judgement, when the door to Heaven is firmly closed, when the day of grace is ended, to the eternal Judge.
Is Jesus Your Saviour or Your Judge?
Is Jesus Christ your Saviour and Lord? Or is He your eternal Judge?
Dr. Peter Hammond
P.O. Box 74 Newlands 7725
Cape Town South Africa
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Reformation in Zambia
Reformation Report from Zambia
Police, Preachers and Perseverance
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Truth Does Not Fear Investigation
A Republic of China (Free China – Taiwan) military intelligence officer observed that they pay far more attention to what is deleted than what is reported. This is quite insightful.
Cancel Culture’s War Against Civilization
Truth does not fear investigation. Yet in this era of political correctness, the Cancel Culture movement has promoted damaging, destroying and removing monuments, renaming streets and suburbs, deleting videos and removing articles, disinviting speakers, de-platforming people and movements and banning, boycotting, blacklisting, or even burning, books and whole libraries. All of this is the opposite of free speech and debate.
Truth is The New “Hate Speech”
Truth is hate for those who hate the Truth. The rising tide of intimidation and intolerance is leading to something akin to a new inquisition. Views and news which do not line up with the official narrative are routinely prohibited and those who contradict the prevailing PC propaganda are punished.
The New Inquisition
It is not only history being destroyed, but lives as well. Students are being penalized, teachers punished and professors have lost their jobs for expressing such simple sentiments as: “There are only two genders”, or “Marriage can only be between a man and a woman”.
Rise of The Thought Police
Free speech is being censored by so called fact checkers who do nothing of the sort. It is not facts that are being checked, but facts that are being banned and blacklisted. The so-called fact checkers/censors of today were well described by George Orwell in his dystopian novel, 1984.
Vapourised – Down The Memory Hole
First published in 1949, George Orwell’s 1984 warns of the Ministry of Truth (Minitruth) who would vaporize, or expunge, from the public record, opponents of the state/party which could not be debated with, or argued, against. These would become “unpersons” who would disappear “down the memory hole”.
War Against History
Every monument would need to be replaced, every street name changed. History itself would need to be rewritten, in order to accord with the current policy of the ruling political party. So that there would only be an endless present where “The Party is always right!” Karl Marx declared that “the first battlefield is the rewriting of history”.
Sinister Suppression of Free Speech
Today, the sinister suppression of free speech, manipulation of language and intimidation of the population is becoming a real factor in everyday life. To silence opposition and to prevent free and open discussion fact checkers and the Cancel Culture PC movement are seeking to eradicate alternative opinions and eliminate challenges to the “politically correct” propaganda narrative. Well researched documentaries such as Tracking Down the Origin of the Wuhan Virus were deleted and dismissed as false by “fact checkers”, yet it has been proven accurate by developments since. The virus was man made and it originated in the laboratory in Wuhan, China.
The Power of the Press
Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn warned of the power of the press within Western countries becoming “more powerful than the legislature, the executive and the judiciary. …according to what authority has it been elected and to whom is it responsible? In the communist East a journalist is frankly appointed as a state official. But who granted western journalists their power?”
Why The Conformity?
Solzhenitsyn also questioned why it is that the “free press” in the West echoes the same united narrative that the one-party dictatorships enforced on the press in the East, behind the Iron Curtain? “Enormous freedom exists for the press, but not for the readership because newspapers mostly give stress and emphasis to those opinions which do not openly contradict their own and the general trend.”
Disinformation and Deception are Dangerous
“In the West fashionable trends of thoughts and ideas are carefully separated from those which are not fashionable…there is a dangerous tendency to form a herd…this gives birth to strong mass prejudices, blindness, which is most dangerous in our dynamic era. …it works as a sort of petrified armour around people’s minds.”
Contorted to Conform
Breitbart News editor-in-chief Alex Marlo’s Breaking the News: Exposing the Establishment Media’s Hidden Deals and Secret Corruption details the deception mass media uses to contort every story to fit their fixed agenda. Anything that can be politicized, will be politicized. Good news is defined as news that advances the agenda. These usually appear on the front page of the newspaper. While bad news, that is news that does not advance the left’s desired narrative, is buried deep within the paper, if it is even mentioned at all.
Heroes of The Media
An article’s hero would be anyone who advances the causes of globalism, wokeness, skepticism and the leftist, secular humanist agenda. Additional hero points are added, or subtracted, depending on the individual’s race, sex, sexual orientation and/or socio-economic status.
Villains of The Media
An article’s villain is typically one who stands for Biblical, Christian, conservative, pro-life, pro-family values. Heroes do not need to be actual heroes, they can simply be victims. Heroes are depicted with glamorous, flattering photographs where possible. Villains receive unflattering photographs, or none at all.
Dealing With Errors and Corrections
Errors are acceptable, so long as they do not hurt the cause of globalism, or secular humanist wokeness. If any corrections need to be published, they will be done discreetly, buried deep within the paper, if at all.
Concealing Corruption and Treachery
Politicians lie. Proof of this is seeing in how embarrassing facts are sealed in the name of national security for decades, or even a century. The Soviet war crime of the Katyn Forest Massacres in 1940 was suppressed for 70 years. Operation Keelhaul, the forced repatriation of over three million Russians, Ukrainians and other East Europeans by British and American Forces into the hands of the Soviet NKVD secret police, in accordance with the Yalta Conference Agreement between Stalin, Churchill and F.D. Roosevelt, was sealed for 30 years.
Lies About The Lusitania
The files concerning the sinking of the Lusitania (7 May 1915) were sealed for 60 years! The deceit, intrigues, treachery and cold blooded, callous disregard for lives, law or truth involved in this scheme to bring the United States into the war on the Allied side are shocking and explain why both the British and the American governments kept the ugly facts away from the public record for over 6 decades. The Lusitania was carrying contraband, millions of rounds of ammunition and artillery shells and it was the explosives it was transporting that blew up and sank the ship in just 18 minutes.
When the GCHQ Enigma, Ultra secret code breaking history was finally unsealed after 60 years it revealed a pattern of deception that, as Max Hastings wrote in The Secret War, requires every history book and documentary on the Second World War to be rewritten in the light of the previously suppressed facts. Early in the war GCHQ cracked the German Enigma codes and was able to read their orders, reports, plans and deployments ahead of time.
President Herbert Hoover’s block buster book: Freedom Betrayed, was suppressed until 2011. America’s 31st President, Herbert Hoover, exhaustively documents the deliberate deceit and treacherous policies of Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in conspiring to save Starlin’s Soviet Union and drag their countries into a ruinous War which betrayed 15 countries and over 100,000,000 Christians into the hands of Stalin’s Soviet communism.
Silencing The Attempted Peacemaker
The interrogation files on Deputy Fuhrer, Rudolf Hess, are still sealed 80 years since his historic 1941 flight to Scotland to negotiate peace and an end of the war between Britain and Germany.
Protecting The Propaganda Narrative
The Warren Commission files on the President John F. Kennedy assassination in 1963 are sealed for over 75 years, only to be made accessible to the public in the 2039.
What Are They Hiding?
The FBI files on Martin Luther King are sealed until 2027.
Suppressing Inconvenient Facts
Police enquiry files on the horrific Dunblane Massacre are sealed for 100 years.
When Public Servants Lie To The Public
When politicians decide to withhold from the public access to files on famous people and pivotal events in history, we must know that we are being lied to. Facts are not suppressed, sealed, destroyed and hidden in order to protect the truth. Facts are hidden to protect lies, propaganda and the reputation of war criminals.
Removing Ascension Day From The Calendar
Among the first acts of the ANC government in South Africa was to abolish prayer in parliament and to cancel Ascension Day as a public holiday. That is very significant because the Ascension deals with authority. Jesus Christ is risen from the dead, ascended into Heaven, reigning on high, King of kings and Lord of lords. He is above every power, principality and authority on earth. He will come again to Judge the living and the dead. It is understandable that secular, humanist Marxists do not want to acknowledge the authority of Christ, or His Great Commission.
Dumping, Deleting, Pulping And Incinerating History
Similarly, the ANC government literally had tens of thousands of history book removed from public library shelves and sent to be either pulped, or incinerated.
Libraries Devastated By Fire
During the recent Wildfires in Cape Town, the 1.2 million volume Jagger Library in the University of Cape Town was gutted by a fire within the stone building. Even though the perimeter of University of Cape Town was not breached by the wildfire we are expected to believe that the gutting of this extremely valuable library was somehow connected to a bush fire which did not even breach the trees, or perimeter buildings, of the University campus. Several libraries in the country have been damaged by fires.
Professor Jan Hus, Rector of Prague University and Reformer, declared: “Vincit Omnia Veritas” – Truth Conquers All. After he was condemned to be burned at the stake by a trumped up, illegal trial that violated the safe conduct he had been guaranteed by the emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, Jan Hus observed: You can burn my books. You can burn me. But you cannot burn the Truth. Truth conquers all. Our Lord Jesus Christ declared: “And you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:32
Dr. Peter Hammond
P.O. Box 74 Newlands 7725
Cape Town South Africa
See also: Libraries are Gyms for The Mind
Weaponising Words and Toxic Terminology
PsyWar, Gaslighting and Stocholm Syndrome
Standing for Truth in a Fake World
Propaganda Changes Perceptions and People
The Battle for The Mind in The News Media
KGB Active Measures, Disinformation and Subversion
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The right to self-determination is specifically mentioned in the South African Constitution (S.235).
It is guaranteed by international law, eg: International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights,
the African Union Charter on Human and Peoples Rights,
and the United Nations Charter,
to all of which the Republic of South Africa is a signatory.
Here are some of the legal documents recognising the intrinsic right to self-determination:
Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Chapter 14. Section 235. Recognises and Guarantees
“…the right of self-determination of any community sharing a common cultural and language heritage, within a territorial entity in the Republic …”
United Nations Charter 1945 Chapter I: Purposes and Principles, Article 1
The Purposes of the United Nations are:
2. To develop friendly relations among nations based on respect for the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples, and to take other appropriate measures to strengthen universal peace
Self Determination: Principle & The Law
Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples
Adopted by the UN General Assembly
Resolution 1514 (XV), 14 December 1960:
2. All peoples have the right to self-determination; by virtue of that right, they freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development.
5. Immediate steps shall be taken, in Trust and Non-Self-Governing Territories or all other territories which have not yet attained independence, to transfer all powers to the peoples of those territories, without any conditions or reservations, in accordance with their freely expressed will and desire, without any distinction as to race, creed or colour, in order to enable them to enjoy complete independence and freedom.
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
G.A. res. 2200A (XXI), 21 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 16) at 52, U.N. Doc. A/6316 (1966), 999 U.N.T.S. 171, entered into force Mar. 23, 1976.
1. All peoples have the right of self-determination. By virtue of that right they freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development.
2. All peoples may, for their own ends, freely dispose of their natural wealth and resources without prejudice to any obligations arising out of international economic co-operation, based upon the principle of mutual benefit, and international law. In no case may a people be deprived of its own means of subsistence.
3. The States Parties to the present Covenant, including those having responsibility for the administration of Non-Self-Governing and Trust Territories, shall promote the realization of the right of self-determination, and shall respect that right, in conformity with the provisions of the Charter of the United Nations
African Union (AU) Charter
African Charter on Human and Peoples Rights
Self Determination, Article 20
1. All peoples shall have the right to existence. They shall have the unquestionable and inalienable right to self- determination. They shall freely determine their political status and shall pursue their economic and social development according to the policy they have freely chosen.
2. Colonized or oppressed peoples shall have the right to free themselves from the bonds of domination by resorting to any means recognized by the international community.
3. All peoples shall have the right to the assistance of the States parties to the present Charter in their liberation struggle against foreign domination, be it political, economic or cultural.
In summary, Self-determination is recognised by:
There are also other elements to self-determination which even further strengthen the case for independence. One is that if a country was formed through a union of previously autonomous states there is a higher propensity for those states to reclaim independence:
All over the world territories are choosing self-determination.
The (Brexit) referendum taken by the British people to be independent from the European Union is another example of this emerging movement of decentralisation and independence. There are numerous other nations preparing for secession.
Free the Cape!
See also: Secession in the Bible and in History
Eyewitness to Successful Secession
A Case for Cape Independence
The Cape of Good Hope for the Future
Cape Independence Handbook
The Cape of Good Hope
“Destruction is in its midst; oppression and deceit do not depart from its streets.” Psalm 55:11
President Ronald Reagan declared: “The most terrifying words in the English language are: ‘I am from the government. I am here to help you!’”
“Trust in the Government”
Yet, there are many who insist that we must trust the government. We need to trust the government with our tax money. We are expected to trust politicians to control the economy. We are told to trust the government with the currency. Of course, we are meant to trust the government for our physical safety and security.
Moulding the Minds of Future Voters
We are told to trust the government with our children’s education. We are expected to trust the government with the training of the teachers that will mould the minds of future voters. We are meant to trust the government with the selection and production of textbooks that will guide our children’s education for over 12 years.
“Government Knows Best”
Now, increasingly, we are also expected to trust the government when it comes to matters of health and science. Billions of people were forced into unprecedented lockdown in 2020 by governments who warned that if they did not stop all travel, social interaction, business, cultural and religious activities, hundreds of millions of people would die of the Covid-19 virus! Although their doomsday predictions were wildly exaggerated, we are now meant to trust them to enforce mandatory vaccinations!
Politicians Are the Problem, Not the Solution
Doctor Ben Carson, observed: “We’ve been conditioned to think that only politicians can solve our problems. But at some point, maybe we will wake up and recognise that it was politicians who created our problems.” “While they promise them liberty, they themselves are slaves of corruption…” 2 Peter 2:19
As John Emerich Acton observed: “Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
Death by Government
Although governments are meant to protect their citizens, secular socialist states in the 20th century murdered more than 169 million of their own citizens! This astonishing statistic is the result of decades of research by political science professor R.J. Rummel, of the University of Hawaii. Professor Rummel’s shocking research was presented in a 500-page book: Death by Government (2006, Transaction Publishers, New Branswick, N.J.). The chart and statistics measuring the life-taking propensities of state governments, were developed from the professors’ analysis of 8,200 sources.
Recognising Political Realities
Professor Rummel notes that textbooks on political science need to be modernised to recognise political realities. While most textbooks refer to the functions of government as: “law and order;” “safety and security;” “cultural maintenance” and “social welfare,” the fact is that “we have numerous examples of governments that killed hundreds of thousands and even millions of their own citizens, enslaved the rest and abolished traditional culture. Power kills: Absolute power kills absolutely… the more power a government has, the more it can act arbitrarily, according to the whims and desires of the elite and the more it will make war on others and murder its foreign and domestic subjects. The more constrained the powers of governments, the more power is diffused, checked and balanced, the less it will regress on others… totalitarian communist governments have slaughtered their people by the tens of millions…”
The Greatest Killers in History
Professor Rummel’s Death by Government documents that the greatest threat to life, historically, has not been disease, crime, or even war. Secular, socialist, communist governments have been the biggest killers in history. Not merely killing foreigners by invasion, but killing their people in peace time within their own borders by the most colossal concentration camp gulags and state security apparatus, such as the KGB.
The Black Book of Communism
Rummel’s exhaustive documentation exhibits a sheer lethality of power. The Black Book of Communism and Death by Government, conclusively prove that far from governments being the solution to crime and violence, historically, centralised governments have been the prime culprits for crime and violence. Far from being the solution, governments are more often than not the problem. Most government policies to deal with crime and poverty are counterproductive, creating far more crime and poverty.
Tyrants Prefer Disarmed Victims
Nowhere is this seen more clearly than in state attempts to disarm citizens. Every genocide of the 20th century was preceded by gun-control and disarmament of civilians. Just as criminals prefer unarmed victims, tyrants prefer disarmed citizens. A government that does not trust its citizens with weapons cannot be trusted with power. Freedom is when the government fears the people. Tyranny is when the people fear the government. No government that can be trusted with a monopoly of force. Decentralisation of power, the rule of law and armed citizens are essential foundations for freedom. “‘Their throat is an open tomb; with their tongues they have practiced deceit; the poison of asps is under their lip. Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness. Their feet are swift to shed blood; destruction and misery are in their ways; and the way of peace they have not known. There is no fear of God before their eyes’.” Romans 3:13-18
A Fearful Master
The Founding Father of the United States of America, George Washington, declared: “Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. And force, like fire, is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.”
G. Edward Griffin documented in his book: The Fearful Master; A Second Look at the United Nations, the horrifying reality of the prototype world government body, the United Nations. Particularly exposing their atrocities in the Congo and invasion of Katanga, this book makes a powerful and convincing case against centralisation of power and global government.
President Herbert Hoover, conclusively documented in his monumental 900-page: Freedom Betrayed – The Secret History of World War Two and Its Aftermath, that deceit, disinformation and treason were the central focus of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s policies during the Second World War. Freedom Betrayed is a shocking, searing indictment of the abuse of government and the catastrophic consequences of unbridled power in the hands of secular socialists without a conscience. “Now these things became our examples, to the intent that we should not lust after evil things as they also lusted… Now all these things happened to them as examples and they were written for our admonition…” 1 Corinthians 10:6-11
The Secret War
Max Hastings’ The Secret War: Spies, Ciphers and Guerrillas, 1939-1945 utilising Most Secret Ultra files, which were sealed for over 60 years after the conclusion of World War Two, is the most thorough and detailed chronicle of code breaking, spying and sabotage activities in all the theatres of the Second World War. As one general observed, the revelations from The Secret War require almost every book, film and documentary about the Second World War, to be re-written. The realities revealed by the previously sealed documents ruin many, if not all, Hollywood narratives of that tragic conflict.
The Sinking of the Lusitania
For those who believe that we can trust the government, I remember reading Colin Simpson’s book The Lusitania: Finally the Startling Truth About One of the Most Fateful of all Disasters of the Sea. The book was published in 1973 and when I checked the book out of the Bulawayo Library in 1974, I was horrified to find the startling evidence about the disgraceful role of British and American officials in this disaster. When governments seal their records for 50 years, you must know that they are concealing a major scandal.
Late in 1974, I came across Nicholas Bethell’s book The Last Secret: The Story of Forced Repatriation from 1944 to the Present. My confidence in the integrity of the Allies was seriously shaken by the revelations of Operation Keelhaul. What Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn called “The Wars’ Last Secret” detailed the treacherous betrayal and forced repatriation, by British, Canadian and American forces, of over three million Russians, Ukrainians and other East Block citizens, men, women and children, into the hands of Stalin’s NKVD Extermination Units. Some were prisoners of war; others were refugees from the communist chaos in the USSR. Many had never even lived in Russia. Many were the descendants of refugees who had fled the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917.
Against Their Will
Yet, between 1944 and 1947, millions of these tragic people were forced across the Iron Curtain, into the hands of the Soviet Secret Police, who murdered most immediately. The rest were condemned to forced labour in the Arctic hell of the Soviet GULAG death camps in Siberia. The lies and treachery of the Allies in disarming and deceiving these Russians and Ukrainians were scandalous. Many of them sincerely believed that the “democratic West” would protect them. Most never dreamed that they would be clubbed, beaten by rifle butts and prodded with bayonets by the Allies. Many of their people were shot while trying to escape as they were herded by British, Canadian and American forces onto trains and trucks. Millions were sent as prisoners, against their will, to the Soviet Union and certain death, or slavery. Many thousands committed suicide rather than be subjected to a living hell in the slave GULAGs of Soviet Communism.
In Poland, I learned of the Katyn Forest Massacre and the assassination of General Sikorski, his daughter and high command. General Wladyslaw Sikorski, the Commander in Chief of the Polish Army and Prime Minister of the Polish government in exile, was killed on 4 July 1943, while returning from inspecting Poland forces in the Middle East. His Liberator transport aircraft crashed into the sea, 16 seconds after take-off from Gibraltar. The only survivor of the crash was the pilot. All eleven passengers were killed, including Zofia Les Niowska, Sikorski’s daughter. The fact that the British documents concerning this “aircraft accident” have been sealed until 2050, as Top Secret, has further confirmed the suspicions of Polish Christians that their British and American Allies eliminated Sikorski and the Polish government in exile because of their insistence of an independent investigation into the Katyn Forest Massacre of Polish Prisoners of War by Stalin’s Communist NKVD, in order to avoid embarrassing the Soviet dictator.
The Yalta Betrayal
The betrayal of over 150 million Christians in Eastern Europe into the hands of Stalin’s brutal Soviet Union by the Yalta Agreement in 1945, was a crushing betrayal of the hopes and sacrifices of millions who were told that they were fighting for “freedom” and “Christian civilisation”!
How Capitalists Saved Communism from Collapse in the Soviet Union
The staggering shipments of military hardware from the USA, Great Britain and Canada to Stalin’s Soviet Union from 1941 to 1945, saved communism from collapse. There is no doubt that without the billions of Dollars of Western aid, the Soviet Union would not have been able to survive a year. Russian historian Boris Sokolov wrote in 1998: “Lend lease was the decisive factor in the Soviet ability to continue the war.” “…Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the Lord? Therefore, the wrath of the Lord is upon you.” 2 Chronicles 19:2.
The Role of Smuts and South African Gold in Salvaging Stalin
The unconstitutional role of General Jan Smuts in ousting South African Prime Minister, James Barry Hertzog, (South Africa’s most popular Prime Minister, J.B. Hertzog was elected 5 times in succession) was followed by Smuts, loading millions of pounds of South African gold onto the USS Quincy, to transport to FDR in America. This helped fund Lend Lease, which saved communism from collapse in Stalin’s Soviet Union.
Solemn Pledges Not Worth the Paper they were Written On
The betrayal by Woodrow Wilson of his solemn pledge in The 14 Points and the betrayal by FDR and Winston Churchill of The Atlantic Charter, along with the treacherous Yalta betrayal of Christians throughout Europe, are just some of the more monumental examples in history of why you cannot trust governments.
The Betrayal of Rhodesia
Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia, in his landmark book The Great Betrayal, documents the treachery of the British Foreign Office in betraying Rhodesia into the hands of Soviet and Red Chinese backed Marxist terrorists. Having fought, all six years of the Second World War for Great Britain in the Royal Rhodesian Air Force, as a fighter pilot, Ian Smith was bewildered at the malicious undermining of every attempt of Rhodesia to resist communist terrorism and secure the population of Rhodesia. As Ian Smith so eloquently described it: “We were never beaten by our enemies. We were betrayed by our friends.”
Many Blood Sucking Parasites
The word politics can be seen to be composed of two syllables: poli – meaning many and tics - blood-sucking parasites. Hence politics can be seen as: many blood sucking parasites.
It is noticeable that the middle letters of cancer are ANC. A cancer is a cell that does not contribute to the health of the body, but deteriorates the health of the body. In this sense, our cANCer government in South Africa are a plague of blood-sucking parasites, who, according to the African Union Task Force, on Corruption, steal approximately 32% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) every year, through corruption.
Politicians Lie for a Living
From president Cyril Ramaphosa’s blatant lie on his speaking tour overseas: “There is no murder of white farmers in South Africa…” to the assurance at the beginning of Lockdown that all of the Solidarity Fund would go directly to the people whose businesses had been closed down by his Lockdown martial law and whose livelihoods had been suffocated by the ANC government lockdown regulations, to the endless unbelievable excuses of State Owned Enterprise (SOE’s) such as Eskom for “load shedding”: “the coal got wet;” “the conveyor belt was stuck;” the generator needs to be repaired;” to justify country-wide blackout power failures, to excuses as to why State Capture ANC gangsters guilty of corruption could not be fired, or prosecuted, it is clear that you cannot trust governments. That is why governments need to be severely restricted, bound by the constitution, limited and decentralised. Checks and balances are essential.
In May 1995, we marched to Parliament in protest against the ANCs plans to turn South Africa into a Secular State. Well over 20,000 Christians joined us in this, the largest protest in Cape Town’s history. Outside the gates of Parliament, Cyril Ramaphosa was thrust out by nervous ANC leaders to receive our Memorandum. Mr Ramaphosa was plainly rattled and quite intimidated by the large group of determined Christians with banners and posters declaring: A Godless state is a hopeless state; Back to the Bible; Grondwet op God se wet; Jesus Christ is Lord. Cyril Ramaphosa’s eyes lit upon our friend, Rev. Fano Sibisi and his large leatherbound Bible. “Can I borrow this?” Without waiting for a reply, Mr Ramaphosa swiftly plucked the Bible out of Fano’s hands and climbed up the platform. Lifting Fano’s Bible high into the air, Cyril Ramaphosa declared: “I am a Christian! See, I bring my Bible to Parliament every day!” From where I was standing, I could clearly see Fano Sibisi’s name engraved on the front cover of this Bible, (which was actually a gift from Rev. Bill Bathman in Arizona). The brazenness of this politician left Fano and I staring at one another in amazement.
There was a time that town councillors and members of parliament, or congress, were not paid, but donated their time as a service to the community. This was forcefully brought to my attention in Milton High School in Rhodesia, where my history teacher was Mr. Reese-Davies, a member of parliament. He explained that as members of parliament were not paid, they also had to have “a real job.”
Get Rich Quick Scheme for the Unscrupulous
Since then, however, “public service” has become a get rich quick scheme for the unscrupulous. It is absolutely essential to restrict the financial benefits to elected civil servants to the same salary as that for teachers, nurses, policemen and firemen. Why should politicians receive so much more financial benefits than the far more important and harder working sacrificial teachers, nurses, policemen and firemen? By allowing a professional class of politicians to vote for themselves more and more of the public treasury, we have allowed the very worst kind of people to dominate politics.
The Biblical Role of Government
Biblically, government exists for law and order, justice and defence. The Bible is very clear that God has instituted civil government as “an agent of wrath to bring punishment on the wrong doer.” Romans 13:4. Civil government is called to be a minister of God’s Justice: “to punish those who do wrong.” 1 Peter 2:14. The primary duties and responsibilities of civil government are the protection of law-abiding citizens and the punishment of law-breaking criminals. Central government should be limited to National Defence and Foreign Affairs. Police should be controlled on a local, municipal level, by the communities that they serve. There is no need for national governments to be involved in education, health care, economics and art and culture. These are best left in the hands of local communities, families and individuals.
Refuse to Follow in the Footsteps of Failure
Instead of following the disastrous centralization models of ancient Babylon, Nineveh and Pharaoh’s Egypt, or Imperial Rome, or the catastrophic Communist totalitarian states of the 20th century, such as the Soviet Union and Red China, we need to refuse to follow in the footsteps of failure.
Examples of Excellence
We need to follow examples of excellence, such as the decentralised model of the Swiss Confederation and the Free Market model of Singapore.
The State is Not Our Saviour
Recognising the depravity of man, we need to reject the secular humanist mentality that looks to the state as saviour. The Voortrekkers and the pioneers were completely self-sufficient. In that self-sufficiency, they found freedom. Those who look to the state to provide for their every need are effectively slaves of the state. “Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage… For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.” Galatians 5:1,13
Dr. Peter Hammond
P.O. Box 74 Newlands 7725
Cape Town South Africa
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This is the text of the message prepared for the March Against Farm Murders, to be delivered to the marchers at the gates of parliament, 25 October 2020. Due to it being curtailed by the organisers, only half of the message was given at parliament. Here is the full text:
Farmers Under Fire
Farmers in South Africa are in the very frontline of the fight for Faith and freedom. The most dangerous occupation in the world is to be a farmer in South Africa. South African farmers are being murdered at a rate 400% greater than even the police.
Worse than War
South Africa, under the ANC, has one of the highest violent crime rates in the world. Over 20,000 people are murdered in South Africa every year. That is more than all the South African soldiers who died in the Second World War. Over 334,000 men volunteered for full time service in the South African Army. During 6 years of the Second World War, 11,023 of these South African soldiers, seamen and airmen, died. We have almost double that many people being murdered, every year, during peace time in South Africa.
War is Hell, Peace Under the ANC is Worse
In the First World War, South Africa lost over 12,452 soldiers who were killed, in four and a half years of the World War. Yet we have more than 20,000 murdered every single year, during peace time, in ANC-ruled South Africa today.
A Deadly Peace
During the 26 years Border War in South West Africa and Angola, the South African Defence Force lost under 650 men in combat. Yet, in the last 26 years of peace, under ANC-rule in South Africa, more than 3,000 farmers and their wives and children have been brutally murdered, frequently tortured to death.
We are involved in a war. It is a communist revolutionary war. It is a terrorist war. A war of nerves. Psychological warfare.
A Battle Over History
As Karl Marx declared: “The first battlefield is the re-writing of history.” That is why Marxists seek to rename streets and cities. To replace libraries. To rewrite textbooks. To pull down monuments. It is a battle for hearts, minds and souls. A battle for our Faith, families and future. Civilisation itself is under attack and at risk. We need to know our history.
Know Your Enemy and Recognise His Tactics
We also need to understand how Revolutions work. Marxist tactics include: “corrupt and conquer;” “confuse, divide and conquer.” They use the Race Card. They use intimidation and bullying tactics. Marxists seek to weaponize words and, with toxic terminology, victimise the villains and villainize the victims. They poison the well of public discussion.
Expendable Cannon Fodder
Marxists demonise white farmers and they lie to, deceive, brainwash and manipulate what they call “useful idiots” as the expendable cannon fodder for the Revolution. It is unlikely that any of the BLF/EFF/ANC mobs rioting in the streets, or campaigning against farmers, understand that they are being lied to and used for an agenda that will impoverish them and lead to greater suffering.
Yesterday’s Liberator Becomes Tomorrow’s Tyrant or Target
But a study of Revolutions in history makes it clear that the mobs on the streets end up far worse, starving and oppressed under the Revolutionaries than they ever were before “liberation.” Most of the French Revolutionaries ended up on the same guillotine that they had condemned the bourgeois to. Most of those involved in the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 were purged (murdered) by Joseph Stalin, including the “hero of the Revolution,” Leon Trotsky, the head of the Red Army during the Civil War. Trotsky got axed, literally, at the hands of Stalin’s NKVD. It was the same in the Revolution in Red China. The highest leaders in the Communist Party and Peoples Liberation Army ended up executed under Mao Tse Tung’s Cultural Revolution. Mugabe murdered Josiah Tongogara, the commander of the ZANLA guerrilla army and firm favourite to be first president of Zimbabwe. Machel had Eduardo Mondlane, founding president of Frelimo, assassinated. Winnie Mandela maintained that Chris Hani, head of the SA Communist Party, was assassinated as part of an “inside job” to remove the obvious favourite for Deputy President of the ANC and to make way for Thabo Mbeki to be Mandela’s successor. Revolutionaries always end up murdering their own.
The Second Phase of the Revolution
Attacking farmers has been in the forefront of the Second Phase of the Revolution: during the French Revolution of 1789; the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917; the Chinese Revolution of 1949; the Mozambique Revolution; the Zimbabwe Revolution; the Ethiopian Revolution; the Cuban Revolution and in so many others. In the Soviet Union they called it Dekulakisation. In Red China, they called it the Cultural Revolution. In Zimbabwe it was called Land Reform. In South Africa it is called Expropriation Without Compensation.
Communist Revolutionaries Hate Self Sufficient Free People
Farmers are the backbone of any society’s ability to feed themselves. Farmers, by their very nature, are resilient, independent, can-do entrepreneurs, who are not dependent on government. They “make a plan.” It is absolutely essential for any economy to have a strong agricultural base. This is why Marxist Revolutionaries target agriculture in the Second Phase of the Revolution.
Farmers Are in the Frontline of the Fight for the Future
The Marxist goal in the first phase of the Revolution, is to seize control of the political levers of power. The second phase of the Revolution is to gain control over a country economically, culturally, socially and in every other way. Marxist Revolutionaries do not want people who can think for themselves, feed themselves, be independent and self-reliant. This is why farmers are in the very frontline of the fight for Faith, families and the future.
Strategies to Safeguard Farmers
So, what successful strategies can we use to safeguard farmers from Revolutionary terrorist Attacks?
Recognise the Roots of the Revolution
I was raised in Rhodesia, served in the South African Defence Force and, as a missionary, I have been involved in 8 wars and 3 Revolutions. It is clear to me that South Africa is involved in the Second Phase of the Revolution. We need to understand our enemy. We need to understand the threat. We need to know our history and recognise that the terrorists who are targeting farmers, torturing their families and seeking to murder the food suppliers of this country, have been motivated and mobilised by fake news and fake history. They have been brainwashed and indoctrinated.
Comprehend the Strategic Situation
Back in 1994, when Nelson Mandela became president, South Africa had 70,000 white commercial farmers, who were feeding 100 million people. At that time, South Africa had only 28 million people, so most of that food was exported to feed Southern and Central Africa. Today, we have less than 30,000 white commercial farmers and they are feeding 40 million people. However, South Africa’s population has doubled in the last 26 years and today we have over 60 million people. Therefore, South Africa has had to become a food importer to survive. No longer are we feeding all our own people, nor can we feed much of Southern and Central Africa anymore.
Basic to any war, is accurate information. We need to disconnect from the fake news of SATV, CNN, BBC, Newspeak 24 and other shallow, repetitive mouthpieces for Marxist disinformation. We need to subscribe to and support reliable, honest sources for news. This is what the Henry Morton Stanley School of Christian Journalism was set up to assist in. From the Frontline; Christian Action Magazine; Frontline News; World Magazine and Assist News. You will find these and many other good sources recommended on the www.hmsschoolofchristianjournalism.org website. We also need to ensure that our children are not being indoctrinated by state schools and state textbooks. We need education which teaches us how to think critically, not state-mandated indoctrination which teaches one what to think. “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge…” Hosea 4:6
“If My people who are called by My Name will humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from Heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” 2 Chronicles 7:14. Prayer is not an alternative to action. Prayer is a foundation for feet on the ground, practical action. There is a time to pray and there is a time to act. Unfortunately, many today try to negate the need for practical, bold and brave action. There are those who say: “All you can do is pray!” That is not true. In the Bible, God rebuked Joshua for praying after the defeat at Ai. “So, the Lord said to Joshua: ‘Get up! Why do you lie thus on your face?…Israel has sinned and they have also transgressed My Covenant which I commanded them… Get up, sanctify the people’…” Joshua 7:10-13. There is a time to pray and there is a time to act. Unfortunately, many super spiritual individuals tend to use prayer as an excuse for disobedience, inactivity and passivity. Prayer is not an alternative to obedient action. It is a foundation for bold and Biblical, feet on the ground, action. We must do everything we possibly can and only then may we trust God for what we cannot do. Trust and obey. Prayer and action.
Action is needed. We need to be informed: Read. We need to be interceding: Pray. We need to be involved: Act. Use your social media to speak up for farmers and campaign for self-determination, a Referendum for Secession, independence for the Cape of Good Hope. Mobilise friends, family and neighbours.
Beware of Extremist Reactions
We have two extreme reactions amongst our people. There are those who say there is “No problem!” Ignoring the facts, denying reality, many have their proverbial head in the sand. Much of the population has the Stockholm Syndrome. Apparently, depending on SATV for their news, brainwashed by state indoctrination in the schools, many gaslighted victims have psychologically aligned themselves with their sworn enemies. The other extreme, are those who declare: “There is no hope!”; “There is nothing anyone can do!”; “Nothing will work!” and “All we can do is flee!”
Recognise the Threat
Both of these extremes are wrong. Of course, there is a serious problem. Marxist Revolutionaries control the government of South Africa and they have declared, for all the world to hear, that they intend to Expropriate farms Without Compensation. We have political leaders who dance and sing: “Bring me my machine gun!”; “Kill the Boer, kill the farmer!” As Ernst Roets has documented in his book: Kill the Boer, the state is complicit in this campaign of farm terrorism.
Put on the Whole Armour of God
However, there most certainly is hope. “Greater is God who is in us than him who is in the world”; “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”; “God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” Light is stronger than darkness. Truth is more powerful than lies and deception. “We are more than conquers through Jesus Christ our Lord.”
Socialism is self-destructive. Bolshevism always bankrupts itself. Communism always fails. The history of Russia demonstrates the failure of atheism and the triumph of Faith. I have been in many churches that were confiscated and destroyed by Marxists, later to be recaptured, restored and rebuilt, in Mozambique, in Angola, in Sudan, in Romania, in Albania.
The Gates of Hell Shall Not Prevail
Jesus Christ is building His Church and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. Harden your target. Secure your homes. Train your children. Be networked with your neighbours. Form Self-Defence Units, local Commandos.
Forewarned is Forearmed
Obtain the Security and Survival Handbook for practical case studies and workable solutions to protect your home, farm, church and community from terrorism.
Understand the Times
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Resistance and Resilience
Refuse to be intimidated.
Never give in.
Never give up.
We need to be armed.
We need to be prepared.
We need to be alert.
Fight crime. Shoot back.
It has been proven that criminals are less likely to repeat the crime after they have been shot.
We either go down with the S.A. Titanic,
or we launch out in a free and independent Cape of Good Hope!
Free the Cape.
Dr. Peter Hammond
P.O. Box 74 Newlands 7725
Cape Town South Africa
The Real Story of Farm Murders and Genocide in South Africa
Farms and Freedoms Under Fire in South Africa
Is South Africa Entering the Second Phase of the Revolution?
Resistance to Revolution
How to Respond to Marxist Bullying Tactics
Weaponising Words and the War on Free Speech
Fraud, Failure and Farce - Land Expropriation Hearings
How to Deal with Guilt Manipulation
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The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World
In the 5th century, Greek Historian, Herodotus, described the seven wonders of the ancient world. These were known for their size, material, engineering, beauty and symbolic power. The seven Wonders of the Ancient World included: The Great Pyramid of Chephren at Giza; the Hanging Gardens of Babylon; the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus; the Colossus of Rhodes; the Pharos (Lighthouse) of Alexandria; the Statue of Zeus at Olympia and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus.
From ancient times, temples, statues, towers, markers, tombs and other structures have defined public places, extoled ideals, characterised societies and symbolised who we are. Monuments can express the collective goals, joys and sorrows of a society.
Monuments Reflect Identity
The word monument comes from the Latin word moneo, which means to remind. A monument is anything that reminds us of a person, an event, or an idea from the past. A monument is a way in which society remembers its past and formulates its identity and future hopes.
Communication, Education and Inspiration
Monuments communicate, much like books do. Everything in a monument is significant. The scale, setting, gestures and expressions of human figures, all convey meaning. Monuments can narrate a tale, or evoke a significant historic event. Battlesites are often monuments. Monuments elicit nostalgia, pride, empathy, sorrow, compassion and respect. Even more powerfully than the written word can.
Because monuments are generally intended to be permanent, to educate and remind future generations of values, personalities and events deemed significant, many monuments have been made of lasting material such as stone, marble, bronze, iron and steel.
Traditions and Calendars
However, monuments can also be traditions:
The fact that we have a seven-day week is a monument to the fact that God created the World in six days and rested on the seventh.
The institution of Sunday, as a day of rest, is a monument to the fact the Lord Jesus Christ rose from the dead on the First Day of the week.
The Lord’s Supper is also a memorial.
The term holiday comes from the term holy day.
The holidays a nation chooses have great cultural significance.
The farewell greeting: Goodbye, comes from the old English prayer, God be with ye.
In Austria, the greeting is Gruessgott, or Greetings in God.
Books Can Be Monuments
However, monuments are not only buildings and sculptures, but also books and manuscripts. What we call Foxes Book of Martyrs, was first published in English in 1563 under the title: Acts and Monuments of these Latter and Perilous Days.
When the Temporary Becomes Permanent
However, some monuments were originally meant to be temporary. For example, the Eiffel Tower in Paris was erected for the 1889 International Exposition and meant to be dismantled shortly afterwards. However, over the years, the Eiffel Tower became synonymous with the City of Paris and so has remained a permanent structure in the physical and emotional landscape of France.
The Eiffel Tower
When Gustave Eiffel built the mammoth tower on the left bank of the Seine River, for the 1889 International Exposition, his goal was to display the potential of new industrial metals for architecture. At the time, the tower was highly controversial. Many 19th century Parisians criticised it as being “un-French” in its design. However, the Eiffel Tower survives because of its practical use as a radio tower.
Symbolism in Monuments
There is much in monuments which is symbolic:
The 49 steps up to Rhodes Memorial, symbolises the 49 years he lived.
The 36 Doric columns of the Lincoln memorial in Washington D.C. symbolised the number of states in the Union at the time of the president’s death.
The Statue of Liberty in New York city is personified as a robed woman standing on broken chains, representing tyranny.
Community and Nationhood
Monuments help people feel connected to their collective past, common tradition and shared experience.
Many monuments embody the virtues that a society wants to hold dear, such as: Liberty; Justice; Freedom and Courage.
Some monuments become synonymous with the cities they occupy. To many, the Eiffel Tower symbolises Paris; the Colosseum is Rome. In many cities their public monuments define their civic identity. Many town governments depict their monuments on banners, city seals, number plates and other official objects.
The Tower of Pisa
In Renaissance Italy, bell towers were erected as symbols of the city’s wealth and prominence. When its construction began in 1174, the Tower of Pisa was intended to be just such a prestigious symbol. However, the ill-fated monument began to list to one side, even before its completion and all subsequent efforts to stabilise its weak foundations have failed. But today, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is the most famous of all the Tuscan Bell Towers, precisely because of its curious angle.
The famous Bell Tower, Big Ben, is dear to the hearts of Londoners and a symbol of that city. The name refers not to the tower itself, but to its largest bell which was cast by Sir Benjamin Hall and weighs over 13.5 tonnes.
The Statue of Liberty is the most famous colossal statue since the Colossus of Rhodes. The statue of Colossus was destroyed in an earthquake in the 3rd century B.C.
Some ancient monuments are a mystery. The Moai Statues on Easter Island were carved out of soft volcanic lava and stand over 9m. No one knows how each 16-tonne stone was moved, or erected. The local people have long forgotten the purpose of these giant stones. The significance of these imposing, compelling images remains unexplained.
Stonehenge, consisting of giant megaliths in a circle, or cromlech, is orientated towards the Summer solstice. It is not clear how these ancient giant sandstones and bluestones were transported from the quarry site, which is over 200 km away.
The Sphinx, erected about 2,500 B.C., stands majestically alongside the great Pyramids of Gisa in Egypt. The Sphinx is apparently the oldest colossal structure to survive from the ancient world and depicts a giant hybrid beast with the body of a lion and the face of a man.
The Romans erected triumphal arches throughout their territories to celebrate military victories. Napoleon Bonaparte sought to emulate his ancient predecessors by erecting the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, to stir patriotism at home by symbolising military victories abroad.
Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square in London, stands 44 metres high. It commemorates the great Naval victory of the Battle of Trafalgar, 1805.
The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China and Hadrian’s Wall are monuments to attempts by civilisation to protect its people and possessions from foreign attack. Built in the 5th century B.C., the Great Wall of China spans 2,414 km across the Asian continent.
Hadrian’s Wall, built by the Romans, stretches 129 km, separating England from Scotland.
The Brandenburg Gate
The Brandenburg Gate was originally erected in Berlin in 1791, as a symbol of peace. For years, it symbolised the Cold War, the Berlin Wall and the Iron Curtain, separating Communist enslaved Eastern Europe from the West, flashpoint of the conflict between totalitarianism and freedom. Since the Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, it has again become a symbol of freedom and resistance to oppression.
Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota, depicts American presidents: George Washington; Thomas Jefferson; Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln. The granite Mount Rushmore monument depicts 60-foot high faces, some 500-feet above the ground.
Stone Mountain, near Atlanta, Georgia, is the largest relief sculpture in the world, commemorating Southern Leaders, General Stonewall Jackson; Robert E. Lee and President Jefferson Davis. Stone Mountain, completed in 1972, sits 400-feet above the ground and measures 90 by 190-feet.
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
In Berlin, the Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche remains as a reminder of the destruction of the bombing of Berlin by the remaining bomb-scarred bell tower standing next to the new cathedral.
Hiroshima’s Peace Park
The Peace Park in Hiroshima, in Japan, commemorates the victims of the first atomic bomb ever dropped on a city, 6 August 1945. The shattered Dome of the Hospital which was the epicentre of the A-bomb explosion remains as it was at the time of detonation.
In Genesis 28, we read that after Jacob’s encounter with the Lord, he declared: “…How awesome is this place! This is none other than the house of God and this is the gate of Heaven!” Genesis 28:17. Then Jacob arose early that morning and took the stone that he had used to rest his head on and set it up as a pillar and anointed it with oil, declaring: “…If God will be with me and keep me in this way that I am going and give me bread to eat and clothing to put on, so that I come back to my Father’s house in peace, then the Lord shall be my God. And this stone which I have set as a pillar shall be God’s house and of all that You give me, I will surely give a tenth to You.” Genesis 28:20-22
God Commanded Joshua to Build a Monument
In Joshua 4, we read that, after the people of Israel had crossed the Jordan River, the Lord commanded Joshua to select 12 men, one from every Tribe of Israel, to take up a stone from the midst of the Jordan and to use them to erect a monument close to the River. “that this may be a sign among you when your children ask in time to come, saying, ‘What do these stones mean to you?’…And these stones shall be for a memorial to the children of Israel forever.” Joshua 4:6-7
In John 4, we read of our Lord coming to Sychar, in Samaria, where He witnessed to the woman at Jacob’s Well. It is recorded that: “…our father Jacob, who gave us the well and drank from it himself, as well as his sons and his livestock?” John 4:12. That is an acknowledgement that well over 1,800 years later, the people still remembered and acknowledged it as Jacob’s well.
The Voortrekker Monument
The Voortrekker Monument outside Pretoria, 40-metres high, with a base of 40m by 40m. It contains the largest marble frieze in the world. This frieze consists of 27 marble relief panels depicting the history of the Great Trek, the life, struggles and fervent Christian Faith of the Voortrekkers. In many ways the massive marble frieze depicts the vision, journeys, sufferings and achievements of the Voortrekkers, paralleling the Exodus of the Hebrews from Egypt.
The Centrality of God’s Word
The Greek Cross floor plan reflects the fact that the New Testament was revealed in Greek. The centrality of the Word of God is emphasised. The monument’s huge upper dome was designed to draw the visitors’ eye upwards, towards God, who is our Creator, Sovereign Lord and Eternal Judge.
Nature and History
As God communicates in General Revelation through nature and Special Revelation through Scripture, the architect determined to focus on the Word of God and the works of God, both in history and in nature.
The Creation Mandate
The beautiful garden of indigenous flowers, plants and trees surrounding the monument, reflects our duty to fulfil the Cultural Mandate. The 3,4 km² area around the monument was declared a Nature Reserve in 1992. Zebra, Blesbuck, Mountain Reedbuck, Springbuck and Impala flourish in this Nature Reserve.
Duty and Destiny
The Bible presented by the English-speaking 1820 Settlers, to the departing Voortrekkers is prominent in the marble historic frieze, emphasising the importance of the Great Commission. God has placed us at the foot of Africa to take the light of the Gospel of Christ throughout Africa.
Consecration for the Great Commission
From a distance, the Voortrekker Monument resembles an altar, symbolising the Afrikaans peoples’ determination to be consecrated to God, for the fulfilment of the cultural mandate, to care for God’s creation and to develop civilisation in the wilderness and a commitment to fulfilling the Great Commission throughout Africa.
It Is Not the Critic That Counts
Theodore Roosevelt observed: “It is not the critic that counts – nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled; nor whether the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions and spends himself in a worthy cause. Who at best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement and; who at worst, if he fails, at least fails while doing greatly. So that his place shall never be where those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.”
“Now these things became our examples, to the intent that we should not lust after evil things as they also lusted… Now all these things happened to them as examples and they were written for our admonition…” 1 Corinthians 10:6,11
Dr. Peter Hammond
P.O. Box 74 Newlands 7725
Cape Town South Africa
Why Should I Care About Dates in History?
Beheading the Monument to Cecil John Rhodes
The Voortrekker Monument
The 1820 Settlers
Understanding Church History
Understanding South African History
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In this world war of worldviews, words are weapons. Ideas have consequences. Terminology is not neutral.
Hypocrisy and Deceit of Pro-Choicers
“Pro-choice,” is not actually pro-choice when it comes to education. Liberal leftists normally reject the rights of those who would choose Bible-based, parental-controlled home education. Most pro-choicers tend to oppose contentious objectors amongst medical staff who chose not to use their healing skills to participate in the taking of innocent life through abortion. We have also noticed that many who proclaim themselves to be “pro-choice,” declaring “my body – my choice!” do not believe in choice when it comes to mandatory wearing of masks.
Freedom to Riot Not to Protest
Those who normally support “freedom to protest” when it involves Black Lives Matter, or Antifa, rioters looting shops, burning buildings, throwing rocks and molotov cocktails/petrol bombs at police, oppose the right of the hospitality industry to peacefully protest against unconstitutional lockdowns, or for the right of citizens to protest against draconian lockdown regulations in the name of “combatting a virus.”
Freedom of Speech Only for the Politically Correct
Many of those who claim to be for: “freedom of speech,” oppose freedom of speech on college campuses, or on social media, when it comes to pro-life, pro-family, pro-marriage, creation science, or those who are against unconstitutional lockdown regulations, or any other “politically incorrect” positions.
The Limits of Tolerance
Many liberals who claim to be “tolerant,” strenuously oppose any tolerance for pro-lifers, home educators, those who oppose mandatory vaccinations, refuse mandatory mask wearing, are convinced that lockdown regulations are unconstitutional, or for anyone that has a different view to that of the radical liberal left.
Suffocating Free Speech
Those who support the “Hate Speech Bill,” which does not even attempt to deal with the genuine hate-speech of Antifa, BLM, LGBTQ, communist revolutionaries and radical Islamic Jihadists. However, in the name of “combatting hate speech,” most of these liberal left radicals seek to suffocate free speech of Christians to oppose, or even question, the politically correct radical revolutionary agenda. “Corrupt and conquer.”
Promoting Racism While Pretending to Oppose Racism
To many today, “non-racism,” means promoting race politics, race quotas and race hatred. It turns out that those screaming “Racist!” the loudest are the worst racists of all.
Most Black Lives Do Not Matter to BLM
“Black Lives Matter,” is not true to its own slogan. They do not think that black lives matter in Sudan, or Congo, or Zimbabwe, or Nigeria, or in Chicago gang violence, or even in the womb, because they support abortion. BLM even went out of their way to support Kermit Gosnell, Americas worst serial killer. Apparently, most black lives do not matter to BLM! BLM appears to really stand for Burn, Loot, Murder.
Orwellian 1984 Newspeak
In George Orwell’s 1984 Novel, he warned of the coming newspeak, where words are hijacked to further the totalitarian agenda of the Revolutionaries. “War is peace!” “Ignorance is knowledge!” “Slavery is freedom!” The Ministry of Peace organises the wars. The Ministry of Love engages in torture. The Ministry of Truth distorts all media, re-writes history and deals in lies. The Ministry of Plenty, organises rationing, shortages and ensures starvation. Those who question the newspeak of Big Brother are guilty of Thought Crimes, which will be prosecuted by the Thought Police. Enemies of the revolutionary state will be “vapourised,” become “unpersons” and disappear down the “memory hole,” or be deleted and de-platformed by big tech social media platform censors.
Double Think Newspeak Deceptive Terminology
Have you noticed how Marxists call their violent riots: “protests.”
They call the murder of babies: “choice.”
They call perversion: “an alternative lifestyle.”
They call their hate speech: “politically correct.”
They call their racism: “diversity.”
They call their intolerance: “tolerance.”
They call their violence: “peace.”
They call their looting of flat screen TVs: “a protest.”!
They label your free-speech: “hate speech” and “a thought crime.”!
The only slavery that seems to matter to the radical left, is the slavery that ended two centuries ago. Opposing slavery today, in Red China, Mauretania, or Saudi Arabia, for example, is considered irrelevant and not worthy of any attention. The BLM co-founder was convicted of human trafficking. Ferguson BLM leader, Charles Wade, was arrested in 2016 for seven counts of human trafficking, including of underaged girls.
Apologists for Marxist Dictators
If you try to call attention to the desperate plight of black Zimbabweans suffering under a brutal Marxist dictatorship, you may be accused of being a “racist!”
Apologists for Abortionists
If you try to speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, pre-born babies and try to advocate the right to life of pre-born babies, you will be accused of being “anti-choice!” Pro-choice is a lie. Babies do not choose to die.
You Do Not Have the Right to Choose Anything the Left Disapprove Of
“My body – my choice,” is what they shout. However, if you chose not to wear a mandatory mask, you may be accused of being guilty of a “hate crime!” Apparently, when it really is your body, you may not have a choice at all.
Repeat Radical Revolutionary Rhetoric or Else!
Anyone who disagrees with radical Revolutionary Rhetoric, may be accused of being a “far right extremist!” Those making such judgmental generalisations may be far left radical extremists, attempting to silence dissent by shouting incendiary slogans.
Selective Blindness to Real Racism
“All whites are racist!” is not normally recognised as the racist generalisation it obviously is, nor even as “judgemental”! BBBEE racial quotes in the work place and in sports is not often publicly recognised as racial discrimination, but it is.
Immune to Criticism
Nothing is their fault. Any criticism of their violent, intolerant racism, is dismissed as “racism”! The radical left is no longer willing to discuss or debate the merits of a case using facts and logic, but generally chose to shout insults and ad hominem invectives in an aggressive attempt to stifle debate and silence alternative viewpoints.
Temper Tantrum Tactics
Everything is your fault. Any attempt to respond to these generalisations and condemnations will be dismissed as “racist,” or “judgmental!” Like spoilt brats, these radicals resort to temper tantrum tactics to intimidate and bully others into compliance to their ever increasingly irrational demands.
The Liberal Gospel of Victimisation
Liberals preach the gospel of victimisation. “I am a victim!” “You are to blame!” “Nothing is my fault!”
Unravelling Leftist Rhetoric
“Previously disadvantaged,” refers to those who received subsidised housing, free medical care and free education.
“Previously advantaged,” refers to those who were over taxed to pay for free medical care, free education and subsidised housing for millions of migrants pouring into their country from “free, liberated countries,” for opportunities, freedoms and benefits they could not enjoy in their own liberated countries.
Translating Toxic Terminology
“White privilege,” refers to those who were caned at school, conscripted into the Army to protect black tribesmen from being terrorised by “freedom fighters” and taxed to aid the people they were accused of oppressing.
Inoculated Against Logic
Communists seem to be inoculated against logic. Hence, we are living in the most intolerant age, with the worst racism ever seen in history, when hate speech is most propagated by those who claim to be against hate speech and where free speech is at risk by those who claim to be for freedom!
If I say “all lives matter,” then I am condemned as a racist!
If an American stands for his country’s flag and national anthem, he has to apologise!
You are not allowed to go to church to worship, but you can burn down a church as a “protest!”
You cannot open your own business, but you can loot and destroy other people’s businesses!
The police in America are condemned as “racist pigs,”
but Antifa and BLM mobs can destroy cities because they are called “protestors!”
You cannot protest oppressive Covid-19 Lockdown regulations,
but you can riot against “racism” when you want!
You may not play with friends and family at the park, but you can destroy the park.
You are not allowed to protect your monuments and history,
but you can graffiti, vandalise and pull down national monuments!
You are not allowed to have an opinion on all these issues and if you express any opinion other than the mandated mantras of the politically correct crowd, then you are a “racist, bigot, guilty of hate speech,” who deserves abuse!
In America, you can riot with Black Lives Matter, but if you go to a Trump rally, then Covid-19 magically re-appears as a threat to public health!
The Most Deadly Virus in History
Communism is a mind virus, the most destructive force in history. Identity politics which seek to define people as a group and pits groups against one another, aims at complete state ownership of your life, where state power even supersedes the church. “Confuse, Divide and Conquer.”
Freedom Under Fire
For centuries it has been recognised that freedom of worship, freedom of religion, freedom of conscience, freedom of opinion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of movement and free enterprise are absolutely essential for freedom. It is a testament to the insidious success of Cultural Marxism that all these essential foundations for Western civilisation are under relentless attack today and that any attempt to expose the inevitable consequences of these destructive tendencies are shouted down, censored and deleted from many internet platforms. “Their throat is an open tomb; with their tongues they have practiced deceit; the poison of asps is under their lips; whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness. Their feet are swift to shed blood; destruction and misery are in their ways; and the way of peace they have not known. There is no fear of God before their eyes.” Romans 3:13-18
Recognise and Resist Revolutionary Tactics
We need to recognise how Revolutions work. Reading, or remembering, George Orwell’s ominous warnings in Animal Farm and 1984, the writings of Aleksander Solzhenitsyn in the Gulag Archipelago and Otto Scott’s, Robespierre - Inside the French Revolution, will go a long way to helping one to understand the tactics of guilt manipulation, indoctrination, gaslighting and Stockholm Syndrome in intimidating, bullying and manipulating the masses to destroy what centuries of Christian sacrifice have so painstakingly built up.
“Who will rise up for Me against the evildoers?
Who will stand up for Me against the workers of iniquity?” Psalm 94:16
Dr. Peter Hammond
P.O. Box 74 Newlands 7725
Cape Town South Africa
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How to Respond to Marxist Bullying Tactics
Resistance to Revolution
Understanding Revolutions and Revolutionaries
Responding to Revolution with Relevant Reformation Resources
The Bolshevik Revolution of 1917
Black Lives Matter – a New Religious Cult
The French Revolution
Racism, Riots and the Role of the Media and Revolution
Resisting Babylon and the Beast
Guilt Manipulation vs Real Repentance
Rejecting the Influence of Secular Humanism
Under the Newspeak Double Think deceptive headline: “Abortion is Health Care – this Makes it a Human Right,” published in the Daily Maverick, 14 August 2020, authored by Tlaleng Mofokeng (who is described as a United Nations Commission on Human Rights special rapporteur for physical and mental health). The Daily Maverick identifies the article as “first published in Section 27’s Abortion in Eastern and Southern Africa publication.”
Disinformation and Distortion
Just as George Orwell’s dystopian 1984 novel describes the Ministry of Truth as dealing in lies, disinformation and propaganda, the Ministry of Peace waging war, the Ministry of Love engaging in torture and the Ministry of Plenty dealing with rationing and ensuring shortages and starvation, this U.N. propaganda piece is a classic of disinformation and inverted reality.
Targeting Africa for Abortion
The fact is that abortion is recognised as the taking of an innocent life throughout almost every country in Africa, with the notable exception of ANC ruled South Africa. Every abortion stops a beating heart. Abortion is the killing of an innocent human being. Abortion leaves one dead and one wounded. All women who have had an abortion suffer severe psychological consequences. The medical tern for this is Post-Abortion Syndrome. However, according to this U.N. propagandist, all states in Africa should legalise abortion, which she describes as “reproductive health” and as a “human right!”
Condemnation of Pro-Life Countries in Africa
Evidently unconcerned about the right to life of pre-born babies, Mofokeng writes of “dignity,” “bodily integrity,” “equality,” “safety and security,” “health,…” “reproductive justice,” “freedom to choose” and condemns pro-life legislation, which outlaws abortion throughout almost every country in Africa as “oppression and discrimination,” “legalised discrimination,” “oppression of women” and singles out Malawi, Botswana and Namibia for “laws that seek to punish those who work in the abortion services…”!
Ranting Against Trump
Mofokeng also rants against president Trump’s “global gag rule,” which she identifies as “the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief,” (PEPFAR) which “forces” recipients to “be contractually bound to abandon work related to abortion provision, advocacy, law reform and information dissemination!” She then rants on about how the developing world is still trying to “recover from the damage done during the George W. Bush presidency to sexual and reproductive health rights and the provision of related service in public health systems.” Apparently, donors should not have the right to stipulate that their funds provided for health care be used for health care and not for killing babies.
Radical Rhetorical Rant Against the Right to Life
For muddying the waters, poisoning the well, weaponising words and using toxic terminology, all of this is pretty hard to beat. Mofokeng complains about “the disconnection of abortion from primary health and sexual and reproductive rights,” which she condemns as “systemic anti-choice positions!”
No Freedom of Choice to be Allowed for Conscientious Objectors
Then, ominously, U.N. propagandist Mofokeng complains about South Africa’s “Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1996” where she alleges, “many women in the country are denied access to abortion services on the grounds of moral and religious beliefs and those of health providers. There are only a few practitioners and public health facilities who provide abortion services.” Evidently, Mofokeng and the U.N. who finances her, do not tolerate conscientious objectors on moral and religious grounds and want to criminalise those doctors and nurses and other health professionals who do not want to pervert their healing profession by taking innocent lives through the violence of abortion.
Serious Threat to Criminalise Pro-Life Doctors and Nurses
This article is an ominous warning of a new concerted effort to not only stigmatise those countries that seek to protect the most innocent life of all from the violence and injustice of abortion, but to criminalise Christian and other pro-life doctors and nurses and other health professionals from their right to choose to be conscientious objectors in such a highly controversial matter as abortion.
Stand Up and Speak Out for the Right to Life
Mofokeng urges her readers to “achieve the United Nation’s sustainable development goals,” by removing all obstructions to, what she calls, “sexual and reproductive health care,” which is a euphemistic term for killing pre-born babies. It is absolutely vital that we speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, that we have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. “Who will rise up for Me against the evildoers? Who will stand up for Me against the workers of iniquity?” Psalm 94:16
Dr. Peter Hammond
Africa Christian Action
PO Box 23632
Cape Town South Africa
March for Life
An Indictment on Many Churches
Christians Can Abolish Abortion
Abortion is Murder
Compromise and Cowardice
Life Chain – What Difference Can I Make?
When Nelson Mandela was president, he summoned me to the president’s mansion. This was in response to the massive protest marches I had mobilised to parliament against his policies promoting pornography, perversion and abortion. We spent an hour, openly discussing our concerns for the direction he was taking the country. I challenged him directly over the legalisation of vices, such as: gambling, prostitution, pornography and, most seriously of all, abortion. Mr Mandela warmly shook my hand and congratulated me for my honesty and forthrightness in speaking straight. He declared: "I am glad to meet an honest white man!" He declared that he would always be open to my concerns and that his door would always be open to me. I have no animosity for Nelson Mandela. I prayed with him and have regularly prayed for him, sincerely. To see a video regarding my Meeting with Mandela, click here and here.
We Have a duty Before Almighty God
As a Christian and Minister of the Gospel, it is my duty before Almighty God to oppose abortion, pornography, prostitution, perversion, homosexual marriages, human trafficking and idolatry. Nelson Mandela has now been turned into a multi-billion Dollar industry and I am sure that all who are aware of it are sickened by the sight of all the media vultures and the legal squabbles over his fortune and brand names.
With the incredible mass marketing campaign and international idolatry surrounding the Mandela myth and legend, shepherds of the flock must speak out. We are seeing the making of a new religion and it is dangerous to the souls of those who get swept up into Mandelamania.
Like every other personality cult, whether worshipping the pharaohs of Egypt, or the chairman of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union, or worshipping Hollywood idols, sports idols, or music idols, all idolatry is an offense before God and a snare to our souls. (See: The Most Condemned Sin in Scripture.)
However, anyone who says such things is subjected to accusations of "racism!" There is no need for anyone to say anything more about apartheid when it has been dead and gone for over two decades. My opposition to apartheid was vocal and clear when it was the ruling ideology in our country. Our Mission has been a multi-racial Mission from the very beginning. Our very first Frontline Fellowship camp in Somerset West, was broken up and we were evicted for being a multi-racial group! You can read my book: Renaissance or Reformation and other publications that deal with the time when apartheid was relevant. However, it takes no courage to kick a dead dog.
Confronting the Cultural War
The issues at this time are secular humanism, attacks on marriage and the family, attacks on historic monuments and radical Islam and, in this case, the Mandela myth and cult. When Elijah was condemning Baal worship on Mount Carmel, he did not list any of the positive aspects of the false prophets of Baal, or of Baal, or Asherah worship. None of the Gospel writers listed any of the positive achievements of Pontius Pilate, or of Caesar of Rome. Is there any need for us to add to the incredible mythology and extravagant claims of the Mandela mythmaking media?
Is Freedom of Speech Still Allowed?
Opposing one evil does not suggest that one supports the alternative evil. I have dedicated over 38 years to Missions, serving persecuted Black Christians in Restricted Access Areas throughout Africa, at risk of my life, in some of the most dangerous war zones of Sudan, Rwanda, the Congo, Northern Nigeria, Mozambique, Angola and Zimbabwe.
The Great Commission is our Supreme Ambition
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A Call for Courage and Relevance
At this particular time, deluged as we are with Marxist propaganda and Mandela mythology, a Biblical response is essential. To be silent on such a prominent movement would be dereliction of duty to the Lord.
The Mandela Cult
In recent years, we have been inundated, indeed, deluged with the most extreme marketing of the personality cult of Nelson Mandela. Particularly in the lead up to 18 July, which the UN has declared International Nelson Mandela Day, many believers requested a response from our Mission.
The Sin of Silence
It would be hard to imagine that the prophets of the Old Testament, such as Elijah, or Daniel, could have been silent in the face of such blatant idolatry that we are seeing in our time. Nor could we imagine that the Church Fathers, or the Reformers, could have remained silent had they been confronted by such manifestations of the making of a new religion.
The Curse of Cowardice
A shepherd must feed his sheep and he must protect them from wolves. Those who, for their own purposes, are seeking to make an icon and idol out of Nelson Mandela and other celebrity cults, need to be exposed and opposed.
Worship God Alone
God, our Creator and Eternal Judge is the only One who deserves our worship, praise and adoration. No one is good except God alone. No Christian can, in good conscience, participate in idolatry. Yet we are seeing our schools being instructed by the Ministry of Education to indoctrinate the school children in this personality cult and to participate in the singing of hymns of praise to a politician. Like with the funeral of Princess Diana in 1997, there is a real danger in idolising a human being. We many not offer worship to anyone but our Creator. We need to see the seriousness of the situation. Out of sincere concern for God's honour and for the souls of people who are being led astray, we need to speak up graciously, but firmly, that God alone deserves our worship.
Do You Love Mandela?
Some have asked me: Do you love Mandela and do you pray for him? The answer is: Yes! I do love Nelson Mandela Biblically, in action. Of course, I love our Lord Jesus Christ more.
Have You Shown Love in Action to Mandela?
I spent an hour with Nelson Mandela when he was president, discussing with him the Scriptures and I challenged him concerning his policies and his personal relationship with the Lord. I also prayed with him. I wrote to him on a number of occasions. To oppose idolatry is a Biblical command. It is not loving to fail to warn of the dangers of idolatry.
Do You Hate God?
The Second Commandment is the only Commandment where God implies that those who break it hate him. To worship a false God, to make anything, or anyone, more important than God, to present praise, adoration, or worship, to any other than the Creator and Eternal Judge is the greatest sin of all.
The Most Condemned Sin in the Bible
Throughout the Bible commandments and warnings against idolatry are the most repeated of all. There are more denunciations of idolatry than any other sin in the Bible.
What Have You Done to Win Africa to Christ?
I have devoted my life to Missions. I have spent most of the last 38 years of my life sharing the Gospel, distributing hundreds-of-thousands of Bibles and millions of Gospel booklets and tracts throughout Africa, energetically seeking to win Africa for Christ. “For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant of Christ.” Galatians 1:10
Dr. Peter Hammond
P.O. Box 74 Newlands 7725
Cape Town South Africa
Idolatry is the Most Condemned Sin in the Bible
Idols for Destruction
Making Idols of Modern Men and Myths
The Mandela Industry
Mandela – Long Walk to Freedom
My Meeting with Nelson Mandela Part 1
My Meeting with Nelson Mandela Part 2
Black Lives Matter – A Religious Cult
Resistance to Revolution