I have been thrilled to see so many Western Cape residents cycling and running on beaches. The police have their hands full at the moment, arresting walkers and cyclists – no doubt enjoying the thrill of the chase. It pains me to say this but I have a new begrudging respect for cyclists who disregard the exercise hours. I still consider cycling to be an abhorrent sport, infested by lycra-clad road fascists but I am willing to align myself with their mission.

We all know that the lockdown is completely illegitimate. We all know that the models have been wrong. We all know that the WHO and the international governance agencies are corrupt. It is time to end the lockdown and the Western Cape must be the hot spot of civil disobedience.

The DA has ruled the  Western Cape for over a decade. It is high time that they act on behalf of the residents of the Western Cape. I have a plan.

The DA should do the following:

  • Tell the ANC that the residents of the Western Cape will abide by WHO recommendations such as social distancing and sanitizing.
  • The Western Cape will follow the Swedish model of curbing the pandemic.
  • All businesses in the Western Cape will be opened with immediate effect, with regulations on sanitizing and social distancing.
  • The sale of alcohol, cigarettes and e-commence will commence in an unfettered manner.
  • Residents can exercise whenever and wherever they please.
  • The SANDF and the police will be prohibited from arresting anyone who doesn’t abide by the national regulations.
  • Start a legal fund to defend every single case of unlawful arrest in the Western Cape.

While this list is not exhaustive, it is a good start. The DA will be using the most scientifically accurate evidence to curb Covid 19 and protect their economy at the same time. It is what the residents want and the DA must represent the interests of their constituency.

Therefore, Alan Winde needs to put his lycra costume on and cycle outside of the designated hours, with a camera crew in tow. When the police arrest him for ‘violating the lockdown’, the ensuing media circus must be used to ram home the message: the lockdown is illegitimate and the Western Cape will not abide by it. This will cause a mass civil disobedience movement that will undermine the legitimacy of the lockdown.

Whether the Western Cape can legally do so is beyond the purview of this post. However, the ANC will have to prove that their regulations and lockdown models are sound and based on rationality. I am not sure that they can do so.

So, come on. Let’s get the DA and the Western Cape on board with cutting edge science and international Covid 19 standards. Let’s free the Western Cape from the clutches of the commie ANC. Let’s tell the ANC that their lockdown is illegitimate, irrational and harmful to millions of South Africans who did not vote for it. Let the DA be the party of that defeats the ANC at their own game.

Let freedom reign in the Western Cape. Let’s get Alan Winde arrested.


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  1. Avatar Wade on May 8, 2020 at 4:23 pm

    As a WC resident, I approve this message.

    • Avatar Johan Kemp on May 8, 2020 at 6:52 pm

      I also support this message

      • Avatar willem on May 10, 2020 at 7:25 pm

        Time to start our lifes again. Covid 19 is here to stay but not rule us.
        Social distance and mask, back to work to feed ourselfs.

    • Avatar Marzaan van Niekerk on May 8, 2020 at 10:01 pm

      I love this idea and will be walking with you in the the front row! !!

      • Avatar Anneke on May 9, 2020 at 7:21 am

        I support this idea.

      • Avatar Etienne Wiese on May 9, 2020 at 10:12 am

        I understand the sentiment. Heaven knows I agree as an unemployed person needing everything to open up in order for me to help provide for my family again. My biggest fear is that articles like this, and many similar articles, will just incite a mob mentality. The harsh reality is that we are a republic founded as a union not a federation. We have no “States Rights” as they do in America.

        • Avatar Derek on May 9, 2020 at 2:20 pm

          Worth a try.
          Destroying our economy is mindless. Are we lemmings?

          • Avatar Chris Loubser on May 9, 2020 at 5:20 pm

            We know what is it all about. WC, lets do it and show the world.

          • Avatar Jan van Deventer on May 11, 2020 at 8:45 am

            Jan van Deventer..I support your idea and will help pushing to abtain this in the Western Cape

      • Avatar Etienne van Dyk on May 9, 2020 at 9:08 pm

        Life is about moments of truth; this is why we DON’T vote for the brain dead ANC; BUT now the DA can really turn up the heat. Love it!!!!

    • Avatar Ant on May 9, 2020 at 11:23 am

      I second that !!!
      Brilliant and logical

    • Avatar Stephan on May 9, 2020 at 7:18 pm

      Thank you. Why must the government and world spend so much money on research and drugs when one is already available, interpheron is what your body naturally produces and stops the virus from multiplying in your cells. Government focuses on the negative when there is a drug used successfully to treat it called alpha interferon, also recommended by Dr Judy Markovits.

      Interferon is currently being used in vulnerable and health care personnel as a preventative measure, as well as in patients with COVID-19 in the form of a nebulisation which is a quicker route to reach the lungs and acts in the early stages of the infection. So far Interferon has cured more than 1500 patients from the virus and has been used by the Chinese National Health Commission to combat respiratory diseases.

      No need to implement lockdown or throw good money after bad unnecessary things.
      Proof of a hidden agenda.

    • Avatar Brett Clifton on May 9, 2020 at 10:53 pm

      Totally! F… this corrupt, pocket filling, police state and inevitable dictatorship we’re faced with. They’re coat-ailing on the back of this virus to continue their crippling economic game where we’ll all have no choice but to turn to the government for assistance. Very convenient. The fact that Cyril agrees with the Chinese communistic way of leadership as opposed to our not so apparent democracy is a tale in its own.

      Screw the ANC who were quite frank in terms of their mission to make the WCP ungovernable. Whether the person that said it belongs to another party or not. Go manage your elected provinces… And let us manage ours!

    • Avatar Hannelene Small on May 10, 2020 at 9:29 am

      I fully support this idea. Give the date and time and I will be there.

    • Avatar Carol May on May 11, 2020 at 1:58 pm

      I agree please do something!!

  2. Avatar Louis on May 8, 2020 at 4:38 pm

    Ingenious idea. Let’s spread the word.

    • Avatar Bruce Hooper on May 9, 2020 at 1:43 pm

      Although I agree with the sentiment,
      why throw Alan Winde to the wind. Why does the blogger do the “right thing” and get his camera out and ride, get arrested, and we’ll all share his arrest and hope it changes the mind of the mindless masses……

  3. Avatar Sean Jefferies on May 8, 2020 at 4:44 pm

    This would be exciting, better than just sitting around.

    • Avatar Franco on May 8, 2020 at 6:40 pm

      Nou hoekom loop Malema en die ander nog vry rond???

  4. Avatar Michael Stanley on May 8, 2020 at 5:05 pm

    I am all for this – when do we start?

  5. Avatar Chris M on May 8, 2020 at 6:55 pm

    Brilliant! Let’s go!

  6. Avatar Lennox D Becker on May 8, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    Great thinking, let’s get it on.

    • Avatar Ricky Porter on May 9, 2020 at 8:04 am

      Lets do it sitting around wont bring us anywhere.

      • Avatar Jan on May 9, 2020 at 8:46 am

        I totally am with you all. We need to go back to work now and unlock western cape

    • Avatar Pam on May 9, 2020 at 11:34 am

      Well co-ordinated this could work. But they’ll just send in the army and push us back to 5 if it doesn’t…

  7. Avatar Mariëtha on May 8, 2020 at 8:48 pm

    Brilliant. Lets do it

  8. Avatar Zenia on May 8, 2020 at 8:49 pm

    In like Flynn ! but will HE go for it ?

  9. Avatar Ryan on May 8, 2020 at 9:23 pm

    Sweden numbers: Population 10M, Cases 25000+, Deaths 5000+. But, hey, let’s use their model.

    • Avatar Simon on May 11, 2020 at 9:58 am

      Steven to answer your question, they are being pushed by the media’s hysteria. Unfortunately South African media simply regurgitates CNN bull shite. And it is politicaly incorrect these days to form your own opinion.

  10. Avatar Barend vd Westhuizen on May 8, 2020 at 9:49 pm

    Ohhh for fuck sake get a fucking life pay back all the money your parents spent on your education as it sems they wasted it

  11. Avatar Nicholas on May 8, 2020 at 10:48 pm

    If I’m not correct didn’t Cyril give permission to each province and metro to run independently that it may be that one province is on a lower level than another?

  12. Avatar Dave on May 9, 2020 at 8:30 am

    From a SME point of view, I absolutely agree. With under 200 deaths (RIP) this pandemic is not what it is made out to be. Let’s all try to make money, not just government officials.

  13. Avatar Monique on May 9, 2020 at 8:35 am

    I’m in!

  14. Avatar Charmaine on May 9, 2020 at 8:53 am

    Let’s do it

  15. Avatar Gavin on May 9, 2020 at 9:31 am

    Excellent article and best idea yet.
    Needs to be published in mainstream media however to gain momentum

  16. Avatar D James on May 9, 2020 at 10:39 am


  17. Avatar Keith Page on May 9, 2020 at 10:47 am

    I have been thrilled to see so many Western Cape residents cycling and running on beaches. The police have their hands full at the moment, arresting walkers and cyclists – no doubt enjoying the thrill of the chase.

    I fail to understand why people trying to keep fit should be demonized. I’ve ALWAYS cycled as a fitness EXERCISE. Fitness is a far better method of keeping a lung disease at bay than wearing a mask ! Running and cycling “without a mask” should be allowed at any time of the day or night in all public spaces, throughout the country !

  18. Avatar Dave Pennington on May 9, 2020 at 11:41 am

    The DA purport to be leaders, well lead now for fucks sake!!!

  19. Avatar Henny on May 9, 2020 at 12:10 pm

    Yes yes yes!!! Just do it!!! Let’s live!!!!

  20. Avatar Anja on May 9, 2020 at 12:16 pm

    One hundred percent behind this move. Lets do it. Lets all cycle with Alan Winde out of the designated exercise times. Impossible to shove 300 people and their bicycles into a police van.

  21. Avatar Wizzard on May 9, 2020 at 12:23 pm

    So, the 19 000 prisoners released were to make way for citizens that are having their Rights violated.
    Wonderful country, isn’t it ?

  22. Avatar Gogga on May 9, 2020 at 12:50 pm

    Yes let’s go. Someone send this to the Premier…

  23. Avatar Jared on May 9, 2020 at 1:28 pm

    Delightful read! C’mon, let’s get Allan arrested, and challenge this government overreach. Let’s end the lockdown epidemic!

  24. Avatar Heinrich on May 9, 2020 at 2:56 pm

    What a brilliant plan, Roman. It should be done !
    But do not underestimate the deviousness of the ANC.
    They will most likely arrest the camera crew for illegal gathering and Allan himself for pubic indecency with that lycra costume on.

  25. Avatar Kerry van Schalkwyk on May 9, 2020 at 5:29 pm

    This is an awesome plan but alas it is probably only a pipedream!

    • Avatar Ronel Kotze on May 9, 2020 at 6:02 pm

      Not really, only problem is: Will Aĺlan Winde fit in lycra clothing..lol

  26. Avatar Andrew on May 9, 2020 at 7:26 pm

    Testing and results are important so to understand published studies on covid and understanding various testing techniques that can explain positive results but no symptoms. We all have viruses in your cells, but not enough to call it a disease or to harm all of us.
    The test is only a measure of a sequence of Rna not covid or exosomes. That sequence of Rna hasn’t been extracted from any purified particles. It came from a source where there are multiple sources of Rna from the human Cell,bacterial, fungal, free floating, exosomes and possibly viruses. You can misinterpret the results because it’s not a quantitative test. Just a few particles couldn’t be destructive enough because there is a dose response relationship and the test doesn’t tell you that. But since the virus has never been isolated and shown to be measured, this test of genetic material cannot be compared to a gold standard. So who knows what it is really measuring. You have nothing to compare it to. No proof of any virus that has been isolated that causes disease so its really a shot in the dark.

  27. Avatar Etienne van Dyk on May 9, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    Life is about moments of truth; this is why we DON’T vote for the brain dead ANC; BUT now the DA can really turn up the heat. Love it!!!!

  28. Avatar Juliana Le Roux Maritz on May 9, 2020 at 11:47 pm

    Totally agree

  29. Avatar Carlos Herckenrath on May 10, 2020 at 1:15 am

    Totally agree – 100%

  30. Avatar Wayne Shonfeld on May 10, 2020 at 10:11 am

    This would be awesome and I would be happy to walk next Alan and other true leaders when it is done.
    Alan Winde put it to your peopleNOW and if it holds favour …
    Let’s do it

  31. Avatar Graham Bam on May 10, 2020 at 10:38 am

    What a load of bullshit. I think you have forgotten to take your daily medicine. Do you feel better now ?

  32. Avatar Anthony on May 10, 2020 at 11:07 am

    I approve,your body will NOT build antibodies against viruses if its not exposed to them

  33. Avatar Graham Ward on May 10, 2020 at 4:53 pm

    over 50% of the population of Cape Town, never mind the Western Cape are defying lockdown level 4 right now as they did with lockdown level 5.

  34. Avatar Des Dewing on May 10, 2020 at 11:55 pm

    Yes, yes YES!!!!!!

  35. Avatar Mariaan Smith on May 11, 2020 at 11:01 am

    I Totally Agree with this,we can not afford to be on Lockdown forever,we all have learned what we are dealing with,Open up our Businesses and let our people go to Work.

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