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Heroes

As I listen to Nassir's Jones “Hero” which goes something like
Hate Him or Love Him
for the same reason
Can't leave it
The game needs him,
Plus the people need someone to believe in(this)
So In God's Son we trust
Cause they know I'm gonna
give 'em what they want
They looking for … a hero
I guess that makes me … a hero

it brings a feeling of Deja Vu.Like the three dumb pigeons in “Bolt” the movie, I will ask, “Haven't I heard that song somewhere in the news?” And everyone will shake their heads and tell me that I must be dreaming.

Again, as I sit down and watch a pirated version of “Heroes”, an American TV Drama, it keeps me wondering about the above. The connection, if you might wonder, between the two is that “Heroes”, is about people with super powers, and who use them to save other people, thus becoming heroes. But before they became heroes, they used their powers for evil purposes, thus in every Hero is a villain.

In case you have already forgotten, I was talking abo…

25 things about Kenyans.

1. This is a cheer leading nation, we will turn up in large number to cheer for anything, especially if there is something foreign about it. Examples include docking ships carrying military hardware that belongs to neighboring countries, foreign soccer matches aired by now-defunct foreign companies, overturned trailers carrying fuel meant for foreign neighbors etc.
2.Kenyans love drinking, there are no official drinking days; why should there be one . Beer is cheap(yeah, cheaper than soda)
3.Kenyans love free things and offers. Even illiterate Kenyans can read free. Never offer Kenyans anything for free, and expect them to stick around after it is no longer free. they will simply move on top the next free thing. Furthermore, there a national law stating that anything offered free should be free forever.
4.Kenya has among highest number of thieves per capita. In fact, their numbers are so high that they have managed to successfully infiltrate all sectors of the country , managing to ex…