G’day to you Mr Jakub Baranski of Warsaw, Poland. I …

Comment on How much of our relationship with Aborigines is hypocrisy? by Ian Rennie.

G’day to you Mr Jakub Baranski of Warsaw, Poland.
I met a woman who came to the Alice and her main reason was to help the Aboriginal people.
I found that interesting because a lot of people who wish to do this have never spoken to an Aboriginal Australian and a lot of their information had come from people who had done a bit of touring and were under the impression that they were made to live on reservations.
Nothing could be further from the truth not knowing that there are homelands scattered throughout Australia mostly funded by the Australian taxpayer.
These people live there because they wanted to in the first place.
Now this woman I spoke about, well a week later I bumped into her and she was asking me if I could help her get hold of a truck to take food out to the people on communities who she had been told were starving as the government gave them no food. OMG!
Just how ignorant and misinformed can a person be? Look I could go on for hours as I have first hand knowledge, having lived and worked on such communities for seven years solid and have had quite some dealings with some of the incompetents in various government departments.
I did however find your letter most interesting.

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How much of our relationship with Aborigines is hypocrisy?
Is my refusing to apologise for any wrongs done to Aboriginal since white settlement hypocrisy?
No, it is not. Now David, give me one reason why it is and show me why living and working on an Aboriginal community makes me a hypocrite?
Should I grovel like Krudd or be a man? I will say this, Aboriginal people have no respect for people who grovel to them and I will go on to say that the initiated men that I have dealt with have my respect more than most of the two faced whites I have had dealings with.
And I am man enough to put my name up, because I am a Rennie and proud.


How much of our relationship with Aborigines is hypocrisy?
I must add to my other writing that things have not always been as good for Aboriginal Australians and may no one take that as that they are perfect, (by crikey, things are not perfect for the average White Australian either) but in some ways they have a lot of good happening.
Also, white Australia is not – I repeat, not – responsible for what happened many years ago and as such I take great aversion to Rudd’s apology saying he apologized for all Australians because for me I will not ever apologize.


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With due respect and with no intention to insult, I must ask why should any company big or small, foreign or Australian owned, consult Aboriginal Australians about their intention to once again rape this once beautiful country?
Anyhow there will be no objection and if there is a few dollars thrown in their direction should silence any objections.
I do hope that there is some thought given by some about their responsibility to protection of their country.


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I totally agree in fracking being banned, full on totally banned.
But have a think, people, about everything that supports the Alice (and other places the world over).
Are you all willing to give up everything from pushbikes to computers.
Just have a very good think about walking everywhere and even living a hunter and gatherer lifestyle. OMG! Can’t see you mob doing that, no more fast foods even, heaven forbid!
I could go on and on but no use wasting my breath, just have a really good think.
Oh yes, I am very much against polluting in the name of profits and pollies taking back pocket payouts to allow the country to be raped.
Don’t happen? Pull my other leg.


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Australia, thanks to our pathetically weak politicians and the apathy of the population, is seen as a soft touch by foreigners, we sell our assets for SFA and then provide the infrastructure needed to transport it.
It won’t be long and the foreign takeover of Australia will be complete and we can be thankful for the few scraps the new owners throw us.


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I do not see it as a threat, however if we must do then we need to look at all the Chinese “bases” around the country including the Port of Darwin.
American military presence in Australia is a plus in many ways and in no way a threat.


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