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Author Archives: Anthony Fountain

Multi-culturism: A Winner or Not in Australia?

Much debate is currently going on within Australian society about multi-culturism and whether or not it has worked. Before expressing my views and observations, let me explain where I am coming from. As someone who conducts more real estate auctions than any other auctioneer in Sydney, Australia’s largest city (where some 33.6% of the population were born overseas and have ... Read More »

Is the Sun Setting on the American Empire?

“The truth is quite simple. An empire increases the danger for the American people, as empires always make more enemies than friends, not to mention inciting envy and hatred. Maintaining an empire will eventually break us, as it has every single empire of the past.” Theodore Roosevelt I believe this quote of President Teddy Roosevelt’s is spot on, for as ... Read More »

Lord Nelson’s Legacy

The 200th anniversary celebrations of Nelson’s death and the Battle of Trafalgar – what a wonderful day. There, gathered in a Conference Room at Sydney’s world class Australian National Maritime Museum, 200 Nelson and Trafalgar buffs (yours truly included) joined together to hear speakers talk of Nelson, his life, his times and his beloved Royal Navy. The Conference speakers and ... Read More »