Agent claims 200,000 vacant homes in Sydney

Just think about that. 200,000 homes sitting vacant in Sydney. That is one hell of a lot of homes. Douglas Driscoll, the chief executive of Starr Partners, estimates the number of unoccupied homes has almost doubled from 120,000 in 2011, in a city which is already the second most unaffordable in the world after Hong Kong. ‘Foreign…

Submit a low offer if buying a house in Auckland

Interest.co.nz reports- Barfoot and Thompson sold just 556 homes in February, the lowest number of sales it has made in any month since December 2010 and the lowest number of sales in the month of February for at least 16 years. At the same time the number of new listings the company is signing up is…

Australia- Three strikes piracy policy on hold

Once I was on the side of copyright forces, but I’ve changed my stance completely due to the invasions of privacy that underpin their enforcement operations. Three strikes was going to be the program, but Gizmodo reports the plan has been put on hold as the participants can’t agree on a cost or administration regime.…

A big chance for Lizzie Marvelly?

I have been advised there is a Talent Quest being held in Mount Isa. Nominations are open until June 9 with terms and conditions of entry. Entry fee is $20 per person and forms can be accessed by the Mount Isa Show Facebook page. First prize is $2500, second $1500 and third $1000. Return nomination…

The left destroy everything, and now they’ve destroyed science

Our institutions die off one by one as the left infiltrate them. Education, politics, the public service, entertainment, news media, are all dysfunctional as a result of left wing dominance. Science is in the same boat, or at least this is a thesis becoming more popular. The blog The Resilient Earth reports the following (paraphrased)-…

We should be so thankful for AGW skeptics

An alarmist / propagandist made a graphic of global warming for the period 1850-2016. The implication of this graphic is that the warming indicated is due to mankind’s influence.When a skeptic saw the above graphic he decided to make a more realistic simulation, and covering a lager time scale by going back 200,000 years. The…

No such thing as Cultural Marxism?

Boiler plate leftist dialogue denies the existence of Cultural Marxism because naturally they don’t want one of their most successful strategies exposed. The problem they have is that examples become more evident everyday as the left becomes both more brazen and more desperate in its pursuit of power. Here are just a couple of explicit…

Spineless directionless National plays to Labour’s rules

No difference between these two pissant progressive parties. Well there is one, and that is that Labour are at least reasonably true to their principles. The Minister for Women ( a Ministry that should be abolished) Louise Upston (a Minister that should be fired) boasted today. “New Zealand now has the highest ever percentage of…

Democracy Action blast New Plymouth Mayor Andrew Judd

Who are Democracy Action? According to their website they stand for: a representative democracy, where: every vote has equal weight, and no unreasonable restrictions can apply to anyone seeking to become a representative only elected and accountable members on our governing bodies have voting rights resisting the notion that birth or background should entitle anyone…