VBS ANOTHER GREED SCANDAL AMONG MANY
THE VBS scandal – yet another among the too many greed-driven pigs – has again come under scrutiny, which will no doubt produce the same result.
The exposure of many, from the upper tiers right down to the lower tiers, slaking their habitual desire for even more money to feed lifestyles of the rich and famous, as seen on TV. The time has long since passed for excuses and a limp slap on the wrist for those who have their hands up to their elbows in ill-gotten gains.
Nothing less than “pay back the money and jail terms” should be the call for those found complicit in every stage of the embezzlement – from inception to pay out.
Surely it can be seen that continuing to pour our hard-earned money into bottomless pits and additional wastage via the relentless Dickensian court cases, which not only drain the coffers even further, but also gives those involved more time to loot and intimidate or even murder the whistle-blowers.
Take back the money and jail those guilty of the shame should be the new war cry.
Forget blaming it on apartheid, which only affords those involved in state capture and all other forms of ill-gotten gains time to fabricate stories, which may afford humorous moments on TV and material for the comedy set.
How can we continue this halfbaked attempt to reduce the rot and theft by mere lip service? Soon the horses would have bolted much like those who did so just after Zuma got his marching orders. As the saying goes, the fish rots from the head.