Japanese Pyro Saga: Wind Turbine Explodes in Fireball at Nuclear Power Plant

STT followers might have twigged to our sense of irony which, on the odd occasion, drifts all the way to sarcasm. Sometimes a wry line requires considered imagination. But, other times, this stuff literally writes itself. This saga from Saga in Japan is almost too funny for words. Anti-nuke scaremongers rave on about the purported […]

Annie strikes again

Annie and Gus Gardner are hard working rural folk who have shared their battles with the AGL wind factory us at our Wind Power Fraud Rally last year and in letters covered in our posts here, here, here, here, here and here. The outrage that stemmed from the Gardner’s reading of the AMA position paper on wind farms […]

Barry Funfar: A Damaged Marine Forsaken by his own Country

**** The US Marines are renowned for their do or die bravado. Their motto, Semper Fidelis (“always faithful”) marks them out for their bond of loyalty to fellow Marines and – as a band of brothers – for their tenacity in battle and courage under fire. Australia owes more than just a little debt to […]

Hamish Cumming: Victorian Government engaged in “Fraud on a Grand Scale”

**** There are few campaigners who can match Victorian Western District farmer and grazier, Hamish Cumming for courage and sheer determination. Hamish is a true environmentalist – his love of endangered brolgas and his sterling efforts to prevent them being sliced and diced by giant fans, has made him a true Victorian legend.  Hamish has […]

ETSA: Sir Tom Playford’s Ghost

**** Once upon a time, in a land far, far away there was a place called South Australia – and it enjoyed electricity delivered reliably and at retail prices amongst the lowest in the world (no, it wasn’t a dream). The brainchild of agrarian socialist, Liberal Premier, Sir Thomas Playford, the Electricity Trust of South […]

John “Marshall” Madigan Declares War

  A couple of posts back we covered a Fin Review piece in which it was suggested that SA’s favourite Greek, Nick Xenophon and John “Marshall” Madigan had come out swinging in favour of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC). At the time, STT said that Senators Xenophon and Madigan were merely using their positions […]

Mary Morris – On the Warpath

STT Champion, Mary Morris talks with Sarah Tomlinson on the ABC North and West Morning show on 639 about the EPA’s Waterloo “Noise-wash”. The EPA’s kit at Waterloo – measuring noise from trees, not giant fans: One of the crack American acoustic experts – who is keen to get hold of the Waterloo data promised […]