Being 29 and arguing with your 20 year old baby brother that he owes you a box of donuts cuz he ate your whole box of Peanut butter crunch cereal really shows that you can act like a 2 year old at any age
I would just like to ask an ” Open carry activist ” how small does your Dick have to be before your mind convinces itself that carrying a long gun into a department store or burrito shop is a good idea.
Like, that’s a serious wonder.
And I’m a guy who goes out armed 95% of the time.
How long does it take for the most trusted news source to turn a boring non-story into a racist, xenophobic nightmare?
About 13 seconds it turns out, and that’s only because CNN news correspondent Jeanne Moos takes her time narrating the intro.
Shaka King of the Zulus
- He was born around 1787 to Senzangakhona and Nandi.
- Shaka’s father was the ruler of a small chiefdom (the Zulus) and his mother was the daughter of an Elangeni tribe
- He was born out of wedlock, so he spent much of his childhood with his mother until he was of age to become a warrior
- He was often teased and humiliated by other children because he was raised without a father but claimed to be the son of a chief
- He soon became a warrior in the Mthethwa army under Dingiswayo
- In 1816, his father died, and Dingiswayo helped Shaka assassinate his brother and become chief of the Zulus
- Shaka was under Dingiswayo’s control as ruler of the Zulus but was given a lot of freedom
- In around 1818, Dingiswayo died in battle. Some say Shaka deliberately allowed him to die but there’s no evidence to back this claim up
- After Dingiswayo died, Shaka took control of the Mthethwa and began to conquer neighboring chiefdom’s
- When Shaka fully came into power, he began to reorganize his army in accordance with his own ideas and training
- He did not allow his warriors to wear sandals which toughened their feet and installed discipline into the warriors
- Shaka is known for possibly creating the buffalo horns military formation and his use of encirclement tactics
- Shaka eventually began to amass a powerful army
- In 1818, Shaka successful defeated the Ndwandwe
- Shaka’s forces once again defeated the Ndwandwe in 1826
- After 1826 he no longer had any major rivals
- He continued to conquer neighboring chiefdom’s but often left the reigning chief in place unless the chiefdom resisted
- His wars may have caused around a million deaths and many people were forced migrate elsewhere to get away from his rule
- After the death of his mother in 1827, Shaka begin to exhibit odd behavior
- He ordered that pregnant women be killed along with their husbands, milk was not allowed to be used, and around 7,000 people were killed for not grieving enough
- Shaka was assassinated in 1828 by his half brothers and buried in an unknown location
- He is remembered for uniting different chiefdom’s, building up the Zulu Kingdom, and his military genius