The Namibian Robin Hood

The Namibian Robin Hood

THE English Robin Hood is a legendary figure of the past.It is said that he robbed the rich and shared the loot with the poor.

His weapons were the bow and the arrow. His method of operation was waylaying.The Namibian Robin Hood is a living reality of today.He/she robs the Namibian taxpayer and shares the loot with his/her other rich comrades only.The main weapon is a membership card – no business of that kind without it – of the ruling party, together with a certain amount of criminal energy.The method of operation is forcing themselves into managerial positions in the Government or a parastatal company or by founding their own Mickey-Mouse company without having any professional capacity.Then he/she diverts – in several steps – money into his/her own account and shares the loot with other comrades.This is called asset management.Whereas the Sheriff of Nottingham pursued the English Robin, no Sheriff is after the Namibian Robins.They can even point at a racist law, which is demanding that designated groups – the Namibian Robin Hoods – are legally entitled to help themselves.This is called BEE or Black Economic Enrichment or Black Economic Embezzlement.This phenomenon is called by some serious scientists juju-economics.Even in the Chat Shows of the NBC the daily prattle is still propagating the sharing – or better looting – of foreign companies, Namibian farms or other productive units.All should realise that income in general comes from organised productive work and nothing else.Only then can the result be shared through taxes of the income of business owners and their employees.Deng Hsiao Ping, the former Chinese ruler, for some time said that he does not care if a cat is black or white as long as it catches mice.The meaning was that he did not ask if somebody was a comrade or not, as long as she/he acted in a professional, productive, goal-oriented and successful way and thus became rich.Namibians should follow the late Chinese comrade Deng Hsiao Ping, who made the changes for private enterprise in China possible, which have led to a booming economy.Japie van Wyk Walvis BayHis method of operation was waylaying.The Namibian Robin Hood is a living reality of today.He/she robs the Namibian taxpayer and shares the loot with his/her other rich comrades only.The main weapon is a membership card – no business of that kind without it – of the ruling party, together with a certain amount of criminal energy.The method of operation is forcing themselves into managerial positions in the Government or a parastatal company or by founding their own Mickey-Mouse company without having any professional capacity.Then he/she diverts – in several steps – money into his/her own account and shares the loot with other comrades.This is called asset management.Whereas the Sheriff of Nottingham pursued the English Robin, no Sheriff is after the Namibian Robins.They can even point at a racist law, which is demanding that designated groups – the Namibian Robin Hoods – are legally entitled to help themselves.This is called BEE or Black Economic Enrichment or Black Economic Embezzlement.This phenomenon is called by some serious scientists juju-economics.Even in the Chat Shows of the NBC the daily prattle is still propagating the sharing – or better looting – of foreign companies, Namibian farms or other productive units.All should realise that income in general comes from organised productive work and nothing else.Only then can the result be shared through taxes of the income of business owners and their employees.Deng Hsiao Ping, the former Chinese ruler, for some time said that he does not care if a cat is black or white as long as it catches mice.The meaning was that he did not ask if somebody was a comrade or not, as long as she/he acted in a professional, productive, goal-oriented and successful way and thus became rich.Namibians should follow the late Chinese comrade Deng Hsiao Ping, who made the changes for private enterprise in China possible, which have led to a booming economy.Japie van Wyk Walvis Bay

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