31 May 2011
Last year, a new “green tax” was foisted upon South African motorists. It is levied on the sale price of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles, at a rate of R75 per gram of CO2 it emits over the benchmark 120 grams per kilometre. A further levy is in the works, to be added to annual vehicle licence fees.
25 May 2011
The Gautrain operators have taken a great deal of flak over the lavish funding they received and the extraordinary revenue guarantees they enjoy. But would you be a good profit-seeking capitalist if you didn’t take free money from corrupt socialists, when it is lawfully on offer?
via Daily Maverick – In defence of...
09 May 2011
I was taught never, ever, to use the words “under construction” on a website. Also, I ‘ve always believed that those words are almost never, ever, true. And indeed, they’re not technically true now, either.
Having said that, I think I ought to give up my half-hearted attempt to keep this blog current. Because I now write several columns a week for which I get paid, blogging in the...