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Danny Boy, Prostitution in this case, a noun, has the following meaning: “The act or an instance of offering or devoting one's talent to an unworthy use or cause.” From: http://www.answers.com/topic/prostitution?method=26&initiator=WANS Question: Is the SDF devoting its talent to an unworthy use or cause? Chief Ayamba seem to be saying yes the SDF and its associates are doing that; devoting their talent to an unworty use and cause. The use of the word PROSTITUTION in this case does not mean one does not have a moral high ground. Its meaning is very clear and fits the context in which it is used in this case. One can disargee whether or not the SDF is devoting its talent to an unworty use and cause as Chief Ayamba said, but to suggest that the use of the word in this contxet signifies a lack of a moral high ground shows a clear lack of understanding of the meaning of the word PROSTITUTION as used by Chief Ayamba in this context.
That was a good New Year Song. A very good sound. Keep it up.
7512Wilson, Every good tree produces some bad fruits. The University of Maryland is one of the finest public schools in America. Unfortunately, an institution like that can also produce a bad fruit like you. That you do not know that a nation in its basic composition is a group of people who are LEGALLY bonded together and have mutually agreed to that bond. It is not a group of HOMOGENIOUS tribes. Your claim that Southern Cameronians in the grassfiled do not share any tribal values with those in the forest zone hence cannot consititue a nation only show the epic of naivity in you. That you graduate from college and do not know what a nation-state consitutue is sad for you and the institution you may have graduated from. By your owe admission you are a beneficiary of the rich Anglo-Saxon educational system and now have the audacity to speak against the natioanl interest of the people of British Southern Cameroons. Why did you not go to your native Dchang and attend a Lycee? Why did you attend and follow anglo-sation education in Southern Cameroons. This is the same educational system British Southern Cameroonians are fighting to defend and you have the gut to speak agains their interest. This is the same educational system La Republique Du Cameroun is out to destroy. I am sure your family has never told you the history of your people from Western Province. If not for the kindness of the people of British Southern Cameroons , who accepted refugees from your area as the ran for their life, mnay from Western Province would not have been born. You are so ungrateful to that to the extend you will come out to speak against the natioanl interest of British Southern Cameroons. It shows how ungrateful you are. I will say there are many other who`s parent migrate to British Southern Cameroons and have seen it necessary to protect the Anglo-Saxon culture in which they were born into. I make exception to them and congratulate them for that. Let me tell you something ; never pick a fight with your landlord because of many reason, one of which is that heor she has a spare key to your door. But if you want to continue to fight your land lord, the people of British Southern cameroons, keep on but you will come to see it was not worth it. The issue of the legal right to Self Determination for British Southern Cameroons is bigger than you can comprehend. You wrote : “My mother is from Dchang, My father is Douala, I was born in Wum in Menchum Division, I went to primary school in Wum, secondary school in CPC Bali, went to University of Buea two years, travelled to the United States, got a bachelors Degree from University of Maryland and came back to Cameroon. So who am I?, A francophone or an Anglophone?.” Who is responsible for the fact that you are a confused son of immigrant parents from La Republique Du Cameroun. British Southern Cameroonians are not responsible for the fact that some Bamilikes especially those involved in the UPC, had to run for their safety or better economic conditions in British Southern Cameroons. Many of them have accepted our Anglo-Saxon culture and see themselves as so. Unfortunately some like you are still with fear and anger with no understanding about what you will become when British Southern Cameroons becomes independent. Go and ask your parents who you are. They brought you to the world. British Southern Cameroons is not the same as Anglophone. The fact that you asked whether you are a francophone or an Anglophone just comfirm that you are a half baked product of the University of Maryland. You cannot differenciate between liguistic differencies and citizenship. Citizenship is not defined in terms of which langauage we speak but rather whether we are a legal member of a state and we accept that Citizenship. There are British Southern Cameroonians who do not speak English in our villages and are still full citizens of British Southern Cameroons. Continue to leave in confusion, the right to Self Determination in the case of British Southern Cameroons is recognized under international law. Even La Republique Du Cameroun in her presentation at the International Court of Justice during the Bakassis case recognise that La Republique Du Cameroun ANNEXED British Southern Cameroons. The drive for freedom in the case of British Southern Cameroons is unstopable. You will came to realised you are wasting your owe time. The British Southern Cameroons train, the train for Self Determination, has already left the station. It cannot be stoped. It on dreaming.
correction: Last but 2 paragraphs On the other hand, in a UNITARY system, the power of individuals in the government is determined by the PRESIDENT (not the "presnet") who can add or reduce it at any time.
"As for Pa or Mr. Paul, I do not envy your wonderful list of countries with Presidents. That was the trap and you fell into it. Presidential systems are innately corrupt and dictatorial." Danny Boy Danny Boy, It is wise sometimes to not try to make such a brought generalisation about Presidential Systems of governance. To make generalisations like "Presidential systems are innately corrupt and dictatorial" shows your lack of understanding about the governance structure of a nation-state. There are two elements that together make up the governance structure of a country. I) Political Representation. This can be either: a) Presidential b) Parliamentory c) a combination of both. The second element of governance is II) Institutional Arrangement. This determines the formal structure of political decentralisation. It can either be 1) A Unitary System 2) A Federal System 3) A cofederation A combination of one element from (I) and another from (II) make up the governance structure. If you have a presidential system of political representative and a federal system of arrangement of institutions, as in the USA, there are checks and balances. Hence, it is wrong for you to suggest that "Presidential systems are innately corrupt and dictatorial." You seem tin my view, to wrongly assume that all Presidential systems have a UNITARY structure of political decentralisation when you make such statments. That is not true. There are presdidential systems with a federal stucture of political arrangement. In a federal system of government, the power of elected officials is defined in the CONSTITUTION hence the president`s powers are limited to what is in the constitution. On the other hand, in a UNITARY system, the power of individuals in the government is determined by the present who can add or reduce it at any time. That is where the issue of corruption arises, when elected officials for example derive their power from the president instead of from the constitution as in a federal setting. Take this example, if you have a parliamentory system of government and a UNITARY institutional arrangement of political decentralisation, there is bound to be corruption. The bottomline is that the issue of curruption does not, in most part, depend on whether it is a parliamentory of presidential system of political representation. It dependents on the second element; whether it is a FEDERAL, UNITARY, or a COFEDERATION.