Friday, February 4, 2011
Ubuntu Trashed over Speeding Fine
Dear Shameless Municipality
Ubuntu, in case you don’t know, means respecting people, being helpful and generous. So as it is such a special African word I’d hoped that it would not be devalued, particularly by any sections of government. I would expect
these organs of state to treat it with even more reverence than the average South African wouldn’t you? So Parliament should have ensured that it could not be used by any piss willie municipality like you that covers the towns of Loxton, Richmond and Victoria West in the heart of the Karoo.
Everybody, who drives along
the N1 between Johannesburg and Cape Town, has to pass that has made a bit of a name for itself with its book festival. The road skirts Richmond the edge of this one sheep town and it is here that you have taken the opportunity to have your own book orgy with your permanent speed trap. It’s certainly a gold mine, because it’s where you would least expect it as it is not in a built up area.
that lack of Ubuntu that I’m complaining about. You commit yourself to be developmental and economically viable to ensure a better life for all but you certainly didn’t live up to this brag. You should have your name confiscated and given to a deserving cause because you don’t seem to realise that you have been trashing Ubuntu at the tax-payers expense. I can think of several more appropriate names for you if you would like to take me on as a consultant at my usually hourly rate which can’t be mentioned here in case the taxman hears about. After all I’ve got to recoup my fine some how.
PS The local paper,
the Graaff-Reniet Advertiser, exposed you for what you are in the following story. And just when I thought you had stopped your nonsense ano ther final demand appeared on my computer. Added to that your Municipal Manager, Matin Fillis had the distinction of being one of my first Bad Service Award winners.
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