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How the Busia government and the judges dealt with ...


Opposed To All Coups
2010-08-29 13:21:42
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How the Busia government and the judges dealt with

All that this garbled tonnage of garbage from Gabby does is prove that there can be no democracy through a coup d'etat (whether homegrown or financed from abroad). It further shatters the carefully-cultivated myth of Busia as some benign democrat when he was violently intolerant. This was the man who believed in Nazi-style book-burning campaign to erase from history any publication with the least reference to Osagyefo's name, image or the CPP. And Busia was the "Professor" who would summon, like some Napoleonic feudal lord, the university student leadership, NUGS, to apologize in parliament for exercising their right to freedom of speech. Busia simply brooked no opposition and would exercise the same intolerance with the TUC just before he met his political fate by the same sword in 1972.

No amount of spin by the ideological apologists of the "Danquah-Busia tradition" will absolve Busia of the criminal dismissal of the Sallah case public servants. The Sallah case and the "no court, no court" outburst highlighted Busia's intolerance beneath the cloak of a democrat. It was only one of the many cloaks he wore over the blood-soaken garb of an ardent terrorist with no conscience for his innocent victims, be they schoolchildren or adult Ghanaians. How could Busia give a hoot about depriving simple civil servants rightfully employed for their qualifications when he had no qualms about organizing terrorist bombs against little schoolchildren?

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08-28 01:24
Opposed To All Coups
08-29 13:21