For those of you who might not be able to tell your Guinea fish from Guinea fowl, the Czar’s report is from the country Guinea, sometimes called Guinea-Conakry to further distinguish it from its neighbor Guinea-Bissau which is that little …Continue reading →
Your Volgi called it early. The Czar is starting to concede that POTUS Obamas get off your asses speech in Ghana to Africa as a whole might prove to be a very good thing. Indeed, it might be the most …Continue reading →
As mentioned previously, the African Colonial theory seems a little overdrawn to the Volgi. But, wow, was he pleasantly surprised at the quoted remarks President Obama delivered to African leaders saying, “Hey, colonialism’s just an excuse at this point. Knock …Continue reading →
The Czar was reminded of the Mandarin’s post on whether POTUS Obama qualified as an African Colonial, at least psychologically, as L. E. Ikenga suggests. The Czar is pretty sure that if he were, the President would not want anyone …Continue reading →
Toilet-bowl-dictatorship edition! So, we reach out…and are slapped down—by Zimfreakingbabwe. Mr Mugabe told The Herald newspaper in Zimbabwe that nothing came out of his talks with Mr Carson – his first meeting with a US government official for many years. …Continue reading →
So…well, well, well. All your Volgi’s giving the president the benefit of the doubt on his potential strategic reasons for not commenting on Iran seems to be in vain, given his intemperate and despicable “meddling” in the situation in Honduras. …Continue reading →
Here is an interesting article from the June 25th, 2009 American Thinker web site by L.E. Ikenga that focuses on President Obama’s identification with the cultural and political mindset of postcolonial Africa. One can easily identify the policies and politics …Continue reading →
So a while ago your Volgi off-handedly endorsed breaking up Congo-Kinshasa. Which, you know, he can do in his spare time, if he gets around to it. However, as the Volgi said, he ain’t no Africanist, so he’s not surprised …Continue reading →
Perhaps that’s an infelicitous metaphor given the ersatz currency of severed human hands that developed in the “Congo Free State” under the nightmarish, dystopian rule of its owner, the Belgian king, Leopold II, but it’s what these scholars seem to …Continue reading →
Because rule number one is, when you get prominent, you owe your family, clan, etc., lots of stuff. It’s one of the reasons that African governments tend to be kleptocratic. The tribal expectation of intra-familial redistribution tends to undermine good-government …Continue reading →
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