It's been a grim few weeks of mounting evidence of this impunity Zuma believes he is entitled to, while evidence is not suffered to stand in his way.
The pernicious claim is that because Parliament is elected any move to question its actions represents an undemocratic subversion of the popular will.
We signed both the Rome Statute and the African Union protocol that sitting heads of state would not be prosecuted - surely a policy contradiction.
Leaders promoting such hatred are no better than those leading xenophobic attacks.
Instead of acknowledging the logistical challenges at hospitals and clinics, the minister has tried to shift the focus to others.
How much is enough? What will be the tipping point for those of us who are law-abiding, concerned citizens?
The killings at Glebelands hostel continue amidst accusations of partisan law enforcement - inevitably fuelling perceptions of official complicity.
US justice authorities' deadly earnest suggests that sooner or later they will train a spotlight on our administrators and politicians.
Given the faction-ridden nature of South African politics and the deep divisions in the ANC, a further turn of the wheel is quite conceivable.
A lack of maths and science education directly affects the quality of life of young people trying to lift themselves out of poverty.