Saturday, December 8, 2012

Did the Blackbirders Get the Wrong Address?

IN Anne "Sane! Factual! Relevant!" Summers' new and groundbreaking magazine -- published in state-of-the-art .pdf, no less -- the celebrated editrix fulfills her promise to present a new kind of journalism by exposing the anguish of the Stolen Generation, a theme no writer or magazine has  taken up before, not ever. One of those case studies -- "they'd go to church on Sunday and rape you on Monday" -- is such a shocker that editrix Summers must have been so upset and distracted she  overlooked an even bigger and far more interesting story. Or perhaps Young Chip was under the sink and playing with the saucepans again.

Either way, quoted victim of racism Debra Hocking was taken from her loving parents in 1961 and placed in state care for the crime of being black. Well, here she is today:


When Summers gains the extra funding she hints to the ABC could soon be on its way, she will have had time to calm down and realise her publication needs to include a section on the medical phenomena of racial transmogrification, which appears to have become an epidemic.

Actually, there is a distinct possibility Summers overlooked another potential story. Could it be that welfare bureaucrats messed up, went to an incorrect address, snatched the wrong child and thus sentenced their prize to a life of tormented and unwarranted otherness? Don't scoff, it has happened to others:


UPDATE: Shame, Australia, shame! The poor woman's life and career have been stymied at every turn by exclusionary racism and opportunities denied.

AND MORE THRILLING NEWS: In that ABC interview, Ms Summers announces that ASSFR will be moving to a horizontal format when the money to pay for daring innovations begins to roll in. This could be huge. With Monica Attard now resting between engagements, the chance to recruit the world's leading exponent of sideways editing should not be passed up.

So listen to that ABC link once again, but this time pay particular attention to the oft' mentioned details of where ASSFR's supporters can send their money. The ABC is very helpful in this regard and provides at least three opportunities for listeners to take down the address. With Nurse Margo stirring but unlikely to make a full return, ASSFR could fill Web Diary's niche. We can all use a dependable laugh.




39 comments:

  1. Her teeth are brown, at the very least.

    As for her mum... Why not build a fire pit with a crowbar in the front yard? Surely crowbar shovels hark of tradition? Also, it would be terrible to have Child Services storm your house on charges of neglect. I would hide my half-drunk beer in the oven too.

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  2. I wish you wouldn't do this sort of thing Prof. I went to Ms Hocking's page and was about halfway through when I realised it wasn't a satire.

    People like her actually believethat sort of stuff she writes!

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  3. Careful, Bunyip, a certain other blogger has trod this path and discovered our laws prevent the calling of a spade a..whatever it is called these days.

    On the other hand if they drag you into the dock we might at least at last discover your true identity. Unlike those who might charge about shouting racial villification, who don't seem to know who they are!

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    1. Not troubled, as right and history are on my side. This land was replete with Bunyips until the invaders hit all the giant wombats on the head with their nulla nullas and constructed racist narratives around the campfire to vilify the original Original Owners as eaters of children and dark, malevolent entities lurking in the bottlebrush. We don't even get a smoking ceremony these days -- although that may change as increasing numbers of Australians come to realise that they, too, have Bunyip blood. We'll have our grant applications filled in and filed very quickly after that.

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    2. Smoking ceremonies at least have some basis in traditional aboriginal culture (ie they weern't invented by Ernie Dingo in 1977). But there is one story that sums the present day pretenders up nicely, since many of them might lack substantial amounts of 'blood', but even more lack any possession of the cultural knowledge most anthropologists maintain that (rather than 'blood') is the true tes of cultural identity.

      When Oodgeroo Noonuccal (aka Kath Walker) died, they decided to engage in a traditional smoking ceremony in her house. Problem was, nobody really knew how to do it and they set fire to her house. Say it all really.

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    3. PhillipGeorge(c)2012December 8, 2012 at 4:05 PM

      Anonymous at 1:28pm.

      Why not insist the/any claim be heard in a Court of Competent Jurisdiction and have a Jury decide?

      A Jury who understands Jury Nullification as a first step to a mini reformation of legal process.

      See Anonymous the world of Legal Fiction seems to have totally overwhelmed all sense of 'why law exists'.

      As a learned friend you might know the inside of Freemasonry quite well. Nothing personal, but the entire current mess seems to sit squarely on the shoulders of those learned friends who placed a Bible on the same table as a Koran. The steps to that event were Darwinism having displaced Christianity.

      So many rationalists posting. So scientific. cheers.

      but who's coming? See all these non- discriminating folk seem to be spawning an event of "extreme prejudice". Would an average Madrasa graduate concur with your reading of immutable law?

      Merry Christmas by the way - such a bigoted expression!

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    4. "...although that may change as increasing numbers of Australians come to realise that they, too, have Bunyip blood."

      I'm pretty sure I'm 1/32nd Bunyip. My Memaw had low cheekbones like that.

      I think it's time for me to start filling out grant applications and going around snarling, "Am I Bunyip enough for you?" Break out the smoke!

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    5. I'm happy to recognise your self-identification and Bunyip heritage, Spot. Indeed, I will induct you personally into the tribal mysteries once I have finished drafting some traditional ceremonies. Most will involve a corkscrew and an ashtray for the vital smoking ceremony, which is repeated once every hour or so.

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    6. Elizabeth (Lizzie) B.December 8, 2012 at 7:12 PM

      I am an ex-smoker Prof, so will pass (as the Yankies say) on the smoke (I do not want to become wrinkled yet), but may I join in the celebrations of the corkscrew (sounds a bit rude, somehow) and charge a glass or three? I could introduce a note of Women's Business into your grant application: always useful. I am sure to find some Bunyip made it over land and sea to some ancestor of mine (as the Koran tells us, there are magic travelways unknown to mere mortals), and anyway, I have cultural affinities that cannot be ignored or I will scream and scream until I make myself sick.

      Sincerely
      Violet Elizabeth B.

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    7. Poor Phillip George. Did the Freemasons knock you back? They do have standards quite a way above most organisations and are pretty fussy about who they let in. You might also consider International Jewry [the Protocols of Zion] and Opus Dei in your weird little conspiracy world. Seems to work for other whackos. Kol Tuv

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    8. That would be Jury Nullanullafication, Phillip.

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  4. Yeah...she is a native alright...part of the Gillardonia tribe of bottle red heads.

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    1. Quick! Get your audio system up and bash on the Stones-Paint it Black!

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    2. Black simply is not what it used to be; and we may as well get used to it. Or just stay nostalgic... http://www.fogofchaos.com/2012/11/13/black-was-black/

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  5. ABC Radio not only gave the new venture of this darling-of-the-Left a big puff but gave it a free call for donations and a plug for future subscriptions. So much for our pristine pure commercial-free ABC.

    Pedro of Adelaide

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    1. A(bott)B(ashing)C(entral):

      What do we want?
      PRIVATISE the ABC!
      When do we want it?
      NOW !

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    2. Even somebody actually put in charge of the ABC to enforce a few rules would be a big improvement.

      Pedro of Adelaide

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  6. Well whatever the missionaries gave her appears to have worked....

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  7. "...Debra Hocking was taken from her loving parents in 1961 and placed in state care for the crime of being black..."

    Echoes of Michael-I'mBad-Jackson's odysee: born poor and black, grew up to be rich and white.:D

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  8. Yes Bunyip, I know how we of the original original blood feel these days..I used to really love babies, but now I can't eat a whole one anymore, even in the bottlebrush.

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  9. And furthermore Bunyip, while I'm discussing the good old days do you remember how good it was in the bottle brush before all those environmental vandals started their fire stick farming, creating all those co2 emissions and the like which has ultimately led to the blight of wind farming...even Flannery has said it's so, must be fact..it's enough to have a Bunyip choke on a juicy little femur...

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  10. Horizontal posting - that worked so well for The Malignant Globule. Or did it?

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  11. "...Debra Hocking was taken from her loving parents in 1961 and placed in state care for the crime of being black..."

    She's faded a lot since then.

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    1. Probably went white with shock at being given $58,000 for being a black Tasmanian aboriginal.

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    2. Also add the 30K+ she received from the Tasmanian Government through the abused wards program, I understand the program is still open for those who missed out.

      It was profitable for Mr Groom as well, the (Stolen Generation Assessor), He received more loot that the applicants.

      Another interesting observation The original Tasmanian's were not Black.

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  12. In my experience, smoking ceremonies traditionally begin with "Ay Bro, ya got a smoke on ya?.

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  13. Perfesser, is it too late to highlight a comic misuse of English in your final link; the "Reportage" hagiography for Monica Attard (and who is J. Lovische Wedel?) para 16, which refers to a "cue" against Gorbachov?
    Queue?,Que? or "coup''perhaps.

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    1. Mal: I thought it cruel to highlight the errors and idiocies in that profile. It seems to have been written by a child, and that should earn a certain indulgence. But, yes,if you set aside tender feelings, the profile is hoot from start to finish.

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    2. Quite so.

      I found "I remember standing in an isle doing a story on an extraordinary rise in the price of sugar" puzzling.

      If I was standing on an isle I would be more concerned about the extraordinary rise in sea levels.

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    3. I would have thought an "extraordinary" rise in the price of sugar would have excited a reporter's interest.

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    4. The reporter may well have been excited by the extraordinary rise in price of sugar or eggs or other grocery items, but the location whence this moment of excitation occurred is odd.

      I would be more inclined to moments of excitement regarding grocery price increases in an aisle rather than an isle.

      But then again, I don't get too excited about things these days.

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  14. This poor womans life must have been a terrible existence because I can see potential employers rejecting her simply because she is black.

    Not about the aboriginal link but I think I can see a bit Sudanese in her.

    OK she is shorter than most Sudanese, lighter in skin tone and her hair is different but if you look carefully the ear rings are entirely reminiscent of a remote tribe in the Sudan.

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    1. The Sudanese appearance may well be proof of her aboriginality. Geneticist have established that Australian Aboriginals have Afro-Indian forebears. Therefore, a true Australian Aboriginal seeking to return to his or her roots would limit their diet to chicken biryani and papadums (when not chewing khat).

      The Phoenecian (Hebrew / Canaanite / Egyptian) miners who established themselves around Australia brought with them slaves from Sudan and the Indus Valley to work their mines. The Australian Aboriginals are the descendants of these slaves.

      We can therefore blame the Phoenecians for the destruction of the Great Bunyip Civilisation.

      http://www.mysteriousaustralia.com/egyptians_australia_mainpage.html

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  15. Please Great Bunyip, while you are documenting dreamed traditions, don't forget to adopt some nice honorary titles for us lesser bunyip wanabes. Bro, Sis, Uncle, Aunty have been appropriated by the other tribe in recent years.

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  16. I didnt realise I was Aboriginal till now. I always thought I was Ranga of Scandinavian descent. Just goes to show.

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    1. Ha, Johninoxley, didn't you know? Red's the new black. That's why we have the first black women in the lodge. Abbott is obviously not just a misogynist, he must also be racist.

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  17. One day and I hope it's soon the money will run out. Then Summers will have to find a paying job based on her productivity and this particular white woman will find no extra benefit by calling herself black. Won't it be wonderful as the self identifiers have to find something else to identify with.

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  18. I hope that the money will soon run out for a lot of things that have plagued us for the last 5 years;-global warming,NBN,BER, queue jumpers on boats,and the Aboriginal industry.Hardly any of the billions spent has gone to making life better for real Aborigines The Stolen Generation was bunkum but I believe that there needs to be one now: get all those children out of those places now.

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  19. We had smoking ceremonies when I was in residence at Uni. it involved sitting in a circle and passing a joint around

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