Drug Testing Alone Will Fail – We’re Flying Blind When It Comes To Drugs & Alcohol

All the talk this week has been about drug testing loopholes and the lacklustre application of the law when it comes to drug and alcohol (D&A) testing of parolees and offenders under community sentences. I agree that it is indeed … Continue reading

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Sick and Tired of the ‘Prison Bashing’

I’m sick and tired of ‘prison bashing’. Apparently according to some warped neoliberals such as Nigel Latta and Roger Brooking (just to name a few), prisons are not effective at reducing crime and are therefore ineffective and redundant. In fact, … Continue reading

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Child Sex Offender Name Change Bill – NOT a Human Rights Violation

The proposed Amendment Bill to disallow convicted paedophiles from legally changing their name sounds like a no-brainer to most regular kiwis. However, the Labour Party, Attorney-General, Green Party and the Law Society all think otherwise. Their main argument is that … Continue reading

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Child Protection Bill – Is Naming of Victims Really an Issue?

Background The Child Protection Bill aims to reduce sexual reoffending against child victims, and the risk posed by serious child sex offenders in New Zealand. This is going to be done mainly in the form of a sex offenders register. … Continue reading

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Amazon Update: April 2015

Well it’s been a long time but I’m back. I never really left, however I’ve had a monumental personal crisis to deal with which made it impossible for me to post since November 2014. Anyway that’s over now and I … Continue reading

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Amazon Update: November 2014

Earnings Gross Sales: $29,162.74 Units Sold: 2876 Amazon Profit: $15,171.91 Affiliate Earnings: $585.29 Total (Banked) USD$15,757.20 Sorry to all of you that thought I’d dropped off the planet last month. I’ve been a bit busy so didn’t get around to … Continue reading

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Amazon Update: September 2014

Earnings Gross Sales: $19,232.94 Units Sold: 1690 Amazon Profit: $8,697.55 Affiliate Earnings: $548.33 Total (Banked) USD$9,245.88 Amazon just seems to keep getting bigger and better. The growth is happening regardless of me adding any new products. I actually ran out … Continue reading

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Amazon Update: August 2014

Amazon Gross Sales: $18,028.72 Profit: $7,974.12 Refunds    ($395.69) Reimbursements    287.59 TOTAL    $7,866.02 Affiliate Earnings Clickbank etc…: $720.13 Banked: USD $8,586.15 Well, even though I was sitting on a beach for all of August my Amazon earnings still increased. I hardly … Continue reading

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Amazon Update & Summer Break!

Amazon Gross Sales: $14,837.87 Profit:    $6546.87 Refunds: -$248.78 Reimbursements: $305.19 TOTAL    $6,603.28 Affiliate Earnings Clickbank etc…: $631.59 Banked: USD$7,234.87 I’m on holiday this month and next, however I still somehow managed to increase my earnings by a grand on last … Continue reading

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Amazon Update: June 2014

Earnings Amazon Units Sold: 1063 Gross Sales: $12,612.13 Refunds: -$303.97 Reimbursements: $411.37 Profit (Money Banked): $5730.82 Clickbank Affiliate Commissions: $532.67 Total (Banked): $6,263.30 Seller Feedback My seller feedback is still increasing steadily. The number of positive reviews is very encouraging … Continue reading

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