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Monday, October 01, 2007

Zimbabwe Update

Zimbabwe, Mad Bobby Mugabe's personal little racist, Maoist hell on earth, has now run out of bread. The Guardian reports:

Zimbabwe's bakeries have shut and supermarkets have warned there will be no bread for the foreseeable future as the government admitted that wheat production had collapsed following the seizure of white-owned farms.

The agricultural ministry announcement that the wheat harvest is only about a third of what is required, and that imports are held up by lack of hard currency, came as a deadline passed today for the last white farmers to leave their land or face prosecution for trespass.

Every time you think things just can't get worse, they do. Such are the fruits of anti-colonial ideological fervor. And the horror is, it is the poor people of Zimbabwe, not the hated Westerners, who pay the price.

Read about it here.

Mugabe is so monstrous that even the Chinese won't have anything to do with him. But he has made a new friend.

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran, whose countries were once designated "outposts of tyranny" by the U.S. administration, met Tuesday on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly and called for developing nations to unite against Western "domination."

Iranian state media said the two leaders discussed "the need for unity of the developing states against…U.S. and British neocolonialism." The Iranian report said President Mugabe lashed out at what he described as “the unilateralist approach and misuse of the U.N. Security Council by the bullying powers.”

Read it here.