Words of wisdom from the Goracle of Helpme.

Al’s fallen on hard times. Long gone are the days of the $100,000 appearance fee at speaking engagements. Most of that all went into that Chicago Carbon Exchange thingy which didn’t turn out to be such a smart investment after all. Anyway, you can’t keep a good man down so he’s working on a comeback with the Climate Reality Event scheduled for Sept. 14 2011 but it’s proving to be uphill work. The environmental churnalists, those still in a job, are not showing much enthusiasm and the corporate sponsors are redirecting their lolly towards shows like America’s Got Talent. Don’t they know there’s still a planet to be saved?

I think it’s our duty to help him out by doing a spot of pre-event advertising for him. In order to do so, it seems sensible to establish a central collection of classic Goreisms into which we can all dip and then share with the world at large.

I know, I know; there’s a rich field of material to choose from here but we’ll just have to exercise some discipline and pick out the absolute bestest of his very best quotes. Whatever you’ve got, post it here. What the hell, let’s cast the net a bit wider. If you’ve got a favourite quote by any of the minor imps of the goreanic Satan, post it too. Have fun and let’s know how you use them.

©Pointman

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Comments
8 Responses to “Words of wisdom from the Goracle of Helpme.”
  1. Pointman says:

    A personal favourite – no more north pole.

    “There’s a 75% chance that the entire North polar ice cap during some of the Summer months could be completely ice-free within the next 5 to 7 years” Al At Copenhagen 2009.

    Source : Directly from the horse’s ass, sorry horse’s mouth

    *http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-5XwlcBqF0&feature=related

    Pointman

  2. NoIdea says:

    Al on Geothermal…

    *http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnpdjXIZVro&feature=related

    NoIdea

  3. meltemian says:

    Well the most obvious one is:-
    “It isn’t pollution that’s harming the environment, it’s the impurities in our air and water that are doing it”
    Dohhhhh!

  4. Scud1 says:

    Ha haar!…nice one P! but you do know that your excellent blog would not be possible if it weren’t for Alfonse.

  5. orkneylad says:

    “I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy – but that could change.” — Vice President Al Gore, 5/22/98

    “Verbosity leads to unclear, inarticulate things.” — Vice President Al Gore, 11/30/96

  6. scud says:

    He he P…Found some funny ones…

    “A zebra does not change its spots.”

    “During my service in the United States Congress, I took the initiative in creating the Internet.”

    “How could this Y2K be a problem in a country where we have Intel and Microsoft?”

    “I pledge to you today that as president, in my first budget, I will introduce the largest increase in special education ever.”

    “I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy.”

    …What a plank!

  7. greg2213 says:

    “Al Gore: “I believe it is appropriate to have an over-representation of factual presentations on how dangerous it is, as a predicate for opening up the audience to listen to what the solutions are….” Grist Magazine (May 9, 2006)

    Many scientists are now warning that we are moving closer to several “tipping points” that could — within as little as 10 years — make it impossible for us to avoid irretrievable damage to the planet’s habitability for human civilization. link

    More Gore quotes, and videos

    Scientists remark on “the facts” in Mr. Gore’s movie.

    Harvard pokes at Mr. Gore’s hypocrisy.

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