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The inconvenient horror of infant mortality

After decades of no one really challenging the self-pitying Apartheid-regime version, from about 2005, things started to collapse for the lovers of Boer War Myths, with several propaganda-busting books bursting on to the scene. Perhaps most irksome for the more knuckle-dragging Defenders of the Myth is that two of the best were written by –

‘the better team’

‘If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all

Pandering to modern-day sensitivities

I was recently made aware of an entertaining exchange which happened on one of the Boer War Facebook groups. As normal, it began with someone banging away on his little drum of self-pity, moaning about Scorched Earth and ‘the Camps’ again. This prompted a fellow called Mr Loader to dare to add a bit of

Fanatics, Zealots and antisemites

Taking a short break from my normal articles, I thought it would be fun to expose just how utterly deranged the more fanatical True Believers are, and to use some of their own crazed outbursts so to do. As regular readers of this blog will know, I have long thought that Defenders of the Myth