22 Aug '15, 6am

【Shameless Plug】 (Random Thoughts on the coming General Elections...)

【Shameless Plug】 (Random Thoughts on the coming General Elections...)

That brings me to the harebrained idea about mobilising the SAF for crowd control for a private company when the trains break down. Did someone simply think this is a great idea because the SAF has this ready pool of free cheap manpower to call upon? There is already very little pride to serve National Service when citizenship is given away ever so freely to some who may not even be worthy. Train breakdowns can happen very suddenly and has anyone consider the cost of the logistics involved for the SAF to mobilise, and move the troops into place? At optimistc estimation, it will be at least an hour before the troops are in place. There will be a cost to ferry all those troops around and it is not going to be free. Fuel is a strategic reserve for the military so why is it wasted to help out a private company? That’s not mentioning whether the troops are properly trained to d...

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