"I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions. But laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more developed, more enlightened, as new discoveries are made, new truths discovered and manners and opinions change, with the change of circumstances, institutions must advance also to keep pace with the times. We might as well require a man to wear still the coat which fitted him when a boy as civilized society to remain ever under the regimen of their barbarous ancestors." - Thomas Jefferson (appears in the Jefferson Memorial)

Want one of those

The gas budget for our vehicles travelling roughly from Portland to Boise is about $60, each way. Craig Henderson, originally of Tacoma, plans to drive about twice as far – from the Canadian to the Mexican borders, on Interstate 5 – for $42. Or less.

It has to do with the way his car is designed, to get more than 100 miles of travel per gallon.

As the Northwest (Oregon most notably) gets more into alternative forms of powering motor vehicles, this would be a story worth reading.

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