Monday, July 02, 2012

Wake Up and Smell Portland

 Signs posted on Portland freeways June 29th and 30th by Freewayblogger

 "History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives." - Abba Eban
 "When I was a boy in the 1930s, the carbon dioxide level was still below 300 parts per million. This year, it reached 382, the highest figure for hundreds of thousands of years." - David Attenborough
(Note: as of May CO2 levels reached 400 ppm)

 "The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only legitimate object of good government." - Thomas Jefferson
 "God's still up there. The arrogance of people to think that we, human beings, would be able to change what He is doing in the climate is to me outrageous." - James Inhofe
"The world progresses, year by year, century by century, as the members of the younger generation find out what was wrong among the things that their elders said. So you must always be skeptical — always think for yourself." - Linus Pauling
 "There is geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacings of the spheres." - Pythagoras
 "Every day is Earth Day." - Anonymous 
 "The blunt truth about the politics of climate change is that no country will want to sacrifice its economy in order to meet this challenge." - Tony Blair

 "I'm agnostic as to the causes. All I know is there is water where there once was ice." - Admiral Thad Allen, U.S. Coast Guard
 "Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world?" - Steve Jobs
"To hold a pen is to be at war." - Voltaire
YTD - 554

1 comment:

Kathe W. said...

excellent post and blog- just found your blog via Jack Bogdanski
Here I thought by the title that you were writing about Portlands absurd slop buckets....while they keep driving...
Keep it up!