Minke Aucamp (18) A matric pupil from Springs on the East Rand died after a black man shot her in the face, in cold blood while on her way to friends to study for the matric exam..
Minke Aucamp (18) was hit in the mouth by the bullet which came out behind her neck.
Last night her school books were still lying on the dining room table, where she left them before starting the car, a small Hyundai Atos..
Her father Willie Aucamp, who is in a state of shock, said from their home in Laingsberg street in Eastvale, Springs, ” She was so young … they could have just taken the car, She was such a free spirit and always sang,” Aucamp said while pointing to her guitar, standing in the dining room.
She was their only child and a pupil at Dr. Johan Jurgens High School in Springs.”She planned to study technical drawing or event management next year. As she finally decided what she wanted to do.
“Her mother, Carol, said they waited ten years for Minke, and now their only child was dead.
Ally who was also at their home at the time said she heard her name with a scream, when she heard two shots.
Even in America people are killing each other for one reason or other, but in South Africa White people are being killed because of the color of their skin. South African whites, which includes the Boer people of South Africa have been placed on the world Genocide watch. The problem is the worlds liberal press are not interested in spotlighting the horrific murders taking place right here in South Africa.
This was just one of dozens of genocide murders and attacks over the past month, this one has been highlighted because the poor girl was so young, and could not harm anyone, yet killed for no reason other than ethnic cleansing. Usually about 80% of these Genocide murders are committed on the farms to older people who are also incapable of defending themselves.
For more information about the current genocide taking place in South Africa click on the banner below, please be warned that it is very explicit and don’t look if you believe it will upset you in any way.
In light of the recent appeals court ruling in California , with respect to the Pledge of Allegiance, the following recollection from Senator John McCain is very appropriate:
“The Pledge of Allegiance” – by Senator John McCain
As you may know, I spent five and one half years as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War. In the early years of our imprisonment, the NVA kept us in solitary confinement or two or three to a cell. In 1971 the NVA moved us from these conditions of isolation into large rooms with as many as 30 to 40 men to a room.
This was, as you can imagine, a wonderful change and was a direct result of the efforts of millions of Americans on behalf of a few hundred POWs 10,000 miles from home.
One of the men who moved into my room was a young man named Mike Christian.
Mike came from a small town near Selma , Alabama . He didn’t wear a pair of shoes until he was 13 years old. At 17, he enlisted in the US Navy. He later earned a commission by going to Officer Training School . Then he became a Naval Flight Officer and was shot down and captured in 1967. Mike had a keen and deep appreciation of the opportunities this country and our military provide for people who want to work and want to succeed.
As part of the change in treatment, the Vietnamese allowed some prisoners to receive packages from home. In some of these packages were handkerchiefs, scarves and other items of clothing.
Mike got himself a bamboo needle. Over a period of a couple of months, he created an American flag and sewed it on the inside of his shirt.
Every afternoon, before we had a bowl of soup, we would hang Mike’s shirt on the wall of the cell and say the Pledge of Allegiance.
I know the Pledge of Allegiance may not seem the most important part of our day now, but I can assure you that in that stark cell it was indeed the most important and meaningful event.
One day the Vietnamese searched our cell, as they did periodically, and discovered Mike’s shirt with the flag sewn inside, and removed it.
That evening they returned, opened the door of the cell, and for the benefit of all of us, beat Mike Christian severely for the next couple of hours. Then, they opened the door of the cell and threw him in. We cleaned him up as well as we could.
The cell in which we lived had a concrete slab in the middle on which we slept. Four naked light bulbs hung in each corner of the room.
As I said, we tried to clean up Mike as well as we could. After the excitement died down, I looked in the corner of the room, and sitting there beneath that dim light bulb with a piece of red cloth, another shirt and his bamboo needle, was my friend, Mike Christian. He was sitting there with his eyes almost shut from the beating he had received, making another American flag. He was not making the flag because it made Mike Christian feel better. He was making that flag because he knew how important it was to us to be able to Pledge our allegiance to our flag and country.
So the next time you say the Pledge of Allegiance, you must never forget the sacrifice and courage that thousands of Americans have made to build our nation and promote freedom around the world.
You must remember our duty, our honor, and our country.
“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”
Mail RhonnieS@aol.com For a MP3 copy OF our friend Recording artist Arlene Renee singing my tribute song written with thanks to each Veteran, “SING OUT AMERICA FOR OUR VETERANS“ ARLENE had 2 sons overseas when she sung this song, and you can hear the emotion and love she portrayed. This song is NOW used for years by Veterans groups around the USA. All glory to God! Hope the words below from John McCain touch you as deeply as it touched me. Rhon