Comedy and Tragedy
Cartoons by Linda Prosh and other professional and amateur artists.
Social worker smirk.
50,000 children are abused by mom and dad.
I'm Legit. A mother and adopted child long for reunion.
Song by Martina McBride, Concrete Angel (mp3).
Precious Child by Karen Taylor Good (mp3).
Temporary Home by Carrie Underwood.
Hide Your Children from the album A Better World by Tom Little.
Theme song for social workers by the Police (mp3).
Theme song for fosters in it for the money.
Pet Shop Boys read their parenting capacity assessment.
I'm Really Glad they Made the Children's Aid Society.
Promotional jingle for the New York Children's Aid Society used
in the 1980's.
Muse, uprising. Theme song for opponents of CAS.
We're Not Gonna Take it Anymore by Twister Sister. More
Hands, sung by Jewel.
Beautiful classic banished by political correctness.
Stabat Mater. This medieval poem captured the sadness of Mary
watching the death of her son Jesus on the cross. Here is one
version of the words in latin with a
. The music is the version by Giovanni Battista
Pergolesi from the sound track to the movie Amadeus.
Money for Nothing by Dire Straits has been banned from Canada's
airwaves by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council. They
don't like the words of the appliance hawker. Posted here as a
Play Me Backwards. Joan Baez supports the satanic ritual abuse
Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien sung by Edith Piaf. This is one
way of coping with the destructive force of family law.
Bring Me to Life, by Evanescence. What it feels like to be a
Dave Flook performs comedy before a cyber audience, twice.
On a more serious note, weekly podcasts (mp3):
acapella. Not affiliated with Dufferin VOCA.
♦ Scott Joplin
♦ Mr Sandman
♦ Glenn Miller / Little Richard
♦ Beach Boys
♦ Doobie Brothers
♦ Michael Jackson
♦ Mory Kanté
♦ Spice Girls
♦ Britney Spears
♦ Baha Men
♦ C+C Music Factory
♦ Will Smith
♦ Erick Morillo
Video parody comments on propriety of copying music.
Truth stranger than fiction:
For other stories belonging in this section check the index under bizarre.
Florida DCF and police investigate a twelve-year-old girl who kissed
a twelve-year-old boy. November 2011.
For people who think adoption is not about the money, here is a list
of tax benefits (in the USA) for adopters.
Images stranger than fiction.
How can you help foster kids who have to move a lot? Donate your old
luggage! Prepare love luggage! Two reports present this seriously,
not as a spoof. WCNC Charlotte NC (undated) and KGET Bakersfield
California on May 2, 2008.
(both links mp3) A staffer at radio station WWWQ in Atlanta pulls an
April fool prank (2009), but DFACS has no sense of humor.
How the Child Protection Industry Stole Christmas (pdf). Every
person attending a school event must be cleared for criminal
background, and it is unsafe for any unaccompanied adult to be in the
presence of children, to guard against accusations.
American toddlers face arrest as terrorists and sex-criminals.
Ever feel the urge to strangle that ornery judge? Watch what Melissa
Harvick does to Wayne County Kentucky judge Jennifer Upchurch
Video from Sky News
Babies Thrown From Temple For Luck
You've heard of the term "bouncing baby". Well this is
what it means for the people of Solapur in India - dropping
babies from the roof of a temple into a bedspread fifty feet
below - apparently for good luck. It's believed it makes the
We could not make up this shotgun divorce story (mp3).
Another unbelievable article that is nevertheless fact, not
(mp3 files). Social worker Erin Satoor speaks to a father about
visiting his son. The second recording occurred some time
later, after a complaint to the agency about the content of the
first. Can you detect the lie?
A lawyer's account of the rescue of a baby from CPS.
Profile of a social worker, posted by the Exit & Support Network
, dedicated to assisting persons leaving cults, and
available even to social workers.
Works by Children:
A collection of notes and drawings by children.
A boy's opinion of his (court appointed) lawyer. File in pdf format.
Poems by foster children Esther, Mark apprehended at age 14, and
former foster child John Dunn.
Foster children in care of Halifax Children's Aid started a
newsletter about their living conditions. These drawings are from
the first issue. In later editions, editorial control by social
services changed the passion of youth to the torpor of bureaucracy.
The entire series is at youthnewsletter
I Am Your Children's Aid. Advertisements promoting CAS and reality
slightly altered versions for print advertising. These are very
large high-resolution pictures:
A later campaign, We Are Your
A collection of posters relating to family law.
Parents are electing to have their children school-homed,
turning over parental guidance to schools. We hope this remains
just a spoof.
A town in northwest England frozen in the 1970s.
Disco tribute to Dr David Southall, British courtroom expert who
sent many innocent parents to jail. As an infant the creator,
Lawrence Alexander, was a subject of medical experimentation by
As a public service, we remove the fog around a CAS pronouncement.
Regulations for hunting social workers.
Pathology in the Hundred Acre Wood: a neurodevelopmental perspective on A.A. Milne
Off-topic advice for saving your marriage.
Murine parent tries to satisfy demands of social worker.
The ultimate in safe toys (pdf).
Take this test to find out whether you have the skills required for social work.
Psychiatric medicine has finally recongnized the condition of childhood syndrome.
Clinical indicators include dwarfism (small stature) and legume anorexia (failure to eat
This spoof, created by Justine Cooper, of a drug for a new psychiatric disorder is so
convincing that it took in many viewers, including medical professionals, in the Daneyal
Mahmood Gallery in New York.
Defend your home against social workers.
Your rights under the Child and Family Services Act.
Hatred of families, mostly toward fathers.
Dallas Texas campaign smearing husbands, and internet response.
In political correctness the main contribution of a father to
family life is beating up his wife and kids. The Monsters
is an example of the hate now put out under this doctrine. Link to news
Building-supply store chain RONA runs tv ad hateful of fathers.
Two advertisements from the ISPCC (The Irish Society for the
Prevention of Cruelty to Children).
Public service announcements on child abuse are permeated with
hatred of fathers, occasionally mothers and stepdads.
Baby shower for expectant mother.
Anti-family bias runs so deep that the Canadian government can
distribute a warning against marriage as a public service
Josh Jasper thought his television commercial, which depicts a
baby as a future rapist, would teach viewers about violence
Instead, thanks to YouTube, the ad has triggered an
international firestorm and death threats for the Dubuque man,
who heads a nonprofit advocacy group for victims of sexual
assault and domestic violence.
In a letter to Jasper’s bosses, an Australian viewer called
Jasper a “man hater” and a “mangina” who should be fired.
Another offended viewer put it this way: “You would be better
Jasper, the president and chief executive officer of
Riverview Center in Dubuque, said the backlash prompted him to
call police and change his personal information on Facebook from
a married father to “single.”
Posted June 28, 2010.
What lawyers really think of parents (pdf for Windows only).
Artists from Roman times to the twenty-first century show the
massacre of babies by King Herod's soldiers.
In 1934 five identical twin girls were born to a poor family in Corbeil Ontario. To
prevent the father from profiting by turning the girls into a sideshow, the Ontario
government seized custody, then turned the girls lives into a nine-year sideshow. They
grew up touch-deprived.
A father's open letter to his stolen son Elan Lee Montgomery Schoonover.
Story shows that the distress of abduction exceeds even that of death.
Song by Martina McBride, Concrete Angel (mp3). It makes suitable listening to accompany
the following page.
List of children who died in state custody.