Vale John Madigan: A Servant of the People of Australia Passes Far Too Soon

  In the battle against wind industry corruption and government malfeasance, few compared to the late John Madigan. John Madigan was a rare breed; a politician who was not only honest, decent and honourable, but whose integrity was matched by his courage. His fearless and dogged pursuit of the wind power outfits that made his […]

Senator John Madigan Warns Victoria’s Labor Govt of its Brewing Legal Liability to Wind Farm Victims

**** Following almost 6 months of solid graft, 8 hearings in 4 States and the ACT, dozens of witnesses and almost 500 submissions, the Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud delivered its ‘doorstop’ final report, which runs to some 350 pages – available here: Senate Report The first 200 pages are filled with […]

STT’s Australian of the Year Awards

**** Australians are a weird mob – as that, somewhat historically inaccurate, mash up demonstrates. “Cooky” was, of course, a Yorkshireman; and, strictly speaking, Burke, of Burke and Wills fame, was an Irish born solider and policeman. Ned Kelly, the only gluten intolerant bushranger in history – born in Victoria, to an Irish convict father […]

Labor & the Australian Greens: Nasty & Stupid – the Original Energy Policy Pygmies

**** Labor have long ceased to be the “workers’ party – instead it’s all about power – and the only way to cling to power is access to fat piles of cash. The Union (Industry) Super Funds – controlled by the likes of former Climate Change Minister, Greg Combet and his best mate Garry Weaven […]

Australian Wind Industry in a Tailspin as Senate Sets Up Inquiry Into the Great Wind Power Fraud & Cross-Benchers Lay Out Plans for the LRET

**** STT recently covered a motion proposed by cross-bench Senators Leyonhjelm, Madigan, Day, Xenophon; with the support of the Coalition, through their Deputy Government Whip in the Senate, STT Champion, WA Senator, Chris Back to establish a wide-ranging inquiry into the wind industry in Australia (see our post here). It gives us much pleasure to […]

Australian Senate to Turn Up the Blowtorch on the Great Wind Power Fraud

**** The Senate is about to launch into a full-blown attack on the wind industry and the fictions which have sustained it. Until now. We’ll open the batting with some moaning from the greentard’s favourite megaphone, The Guardian. Crossbench senators back another inquiry into wind power The Guardian Lenore Taylor 18 November 2014 Examination into […]

The Hard-“Green”-Left Promote Energy Policies that Wreck Economies & Smash the Poor

A little while back, the good Senator from Victoria, John “Marshall” Madigan launched an Exocet missile at the seedy world of hard-green-left politics and the wind power outfits that fund the Australian Greens (see our post here). The Greens have been particularly coy about where the hundreds of thousands of dollars used to fund their […]

The Tangled Web: John Madigan Exposes the Greens as a Paid-Up Wind Industry Front

The good Senator from Victoria, John “Marshall” Madigan is on fire. Having skewered the former tobacco advertising guru – who claims to be an “expert” on well, just about everything (see our post here) – the Marshall has just launched an Exocet missile at the seedy world of hard-green-left politics and the big corporate interests […]

Wind Industry Doomed as Smokin’ Joe Hockey Shuts Down CEFC Lending for Wind Farms

**** Having killed the “carbon” tax in an eye-blink – a business killing and family punishing $23 a tonne tax on carbon dioxide gas – Clive Palmer vowed to use his ability to block legislation proposed by the Coalition in the Senate to prevent any changes to the mandatory Renewable Energy Target; and the abolition […]

The Battle for Mt Emerald FNQ: What’s the Price for the Sound of Your Silence?

**** Proving the adage that you can never keep a good man down, Senator John Madigan has bobbed up in Far North Queensland and walked straight into a hornet’s nest – this time over gag clauses in land contracts for properties being sold next door to a wind farm by the developer of that wind […]