It came to my attention that we US citizens have the largest carbon footprint of any society on the planet. In fact, we are the carbon pigs of the planet. We at Rowframe.Com have reduced our footprint to the absolute lowest of any river product manufacturer. We did this by turning off unused machinery, turning out the lights, working in the absence of air conditioning, using extruded in lieu of forged components, abandoning our paper catalog, and cloth bagging our lunch.
We do these things for reasons threefold:
We like to criticize the Catholic Church for overpopulating the earth. Itís not entirely true but we like to do it anyway.
We like to criticize the Brazilians for cutting down the Amazon rainforest. Itís not entirely true but we still like to blame them anyway.
We like to criticize the Republican Party, the Democratic Party, Lawyers, Insurance People, Politicians and all the other parasites in our society. We like to criticize them cause it's fun.
I offer some suggestions: Double up on our river trips. Yes, Pack the truck with as many humans as possible to reduce the unit fuel consumption. Abandon the notion of bonfires on sandbars as our forefathers once did. Eat cold food, drink warm beer and refuse to shave. Do Not cut down tamarisk ???? so that LA and LasVegas can continue to experience run-a-muck water consumption.
The cheapest way out of this mess is to quit breeding humans en masse, plant 6 trillion trees and let the grass grow. There is far too much unproductive acreage is this country to waste. Itís an economic as well as an ecological crime. gs
The analysis of 40 million porch lights left on for 12 hours per evening for a year. The result is 1900 + carloads of coal (anthricite). The value nearly doubles (3700 carloads) for bitiminous coal. The moral of this story is: "turn off your porchlight"
I subscribe to the email literature of "1000 Friends of Oregon". I do so not to endorse their brand of enviro-left, but to be informed of their agenda. Their cause is truly noble, but their actions perverted. 1000 Friends seeks to change Oregon by legislative action. The solution to our problems isn't in the legislature. The solution to our problems is in education. Raise you kids to make informed decisions, and...... Remove you kids from the TV so they grow up to be citizens of the planet.
Last but not least, Never... Ever Invite a Lawyer to Feed At The Political Table. The mindset is not compatible with traditional morals. Question everyone and everybody about their motivations. Serving in the political arena should be volunteer position and profiting by it should be a public hanging offense.
Hold your politician accountable. Phone, email, fax or otherwise communicate to your politician weekly to distribute your views because we live in a democracy and it is your privilege.
That's my 3 cents worth.
Yeah, We Make That....Better and We Make It In The USA