Skip to comments.More Ado About Light Bulbs
Posted on 07/12/2011 4:56:01 AM PDT by Biggirl
The House of Representatives has scheduled a vote on Monday to repeal the federal law that will ban the sale of incandescent light bulbs as we know them. Although the bill may likely pass in the House, it is doubtful Harry Reid (D. Nv.) will let it be brought to the Senate floor until he can confirm that it will be defeated. But, the real story here, is the reason for the House bill, as well as the reaction of Energy Secretary, Stephen Chu.
As to the former, Representative Fred Upton (R. Mi.) who originally voted in favor of the 2007 ban, is now of the opinion that,
[it] was never my goal for Washington to decide what types of light bulbs Americans should use.
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Monday was yesterday—What happened?
the last line: Well said!
I know, but since this subject just will not go away, and Rep. Bachmann I believe was a sponsor or co-sponser of that light bulb repeal bill, this shows that the fight is on-going.
Fred Upton has a history of being for things before he’s against them.
These days he blames the EPA for the lack of oil and gas drilling but several years ago he voted to ban drilling under the great lakes from shore using side drilling.
Don’t blame the republicans. So far this year the House has a budget, repealed Obamacare and repealed mandated mercury in every home.
We are partly at fault because we have long expected the government to right every wrong and wipe every tear. Now the government is telling us the right way to wipe our rear.
In case the repeal doesn’t pass be sure to stock up on Decade Bulbs. They are an incandescent bulb that lasts almost 10 years if used on an average of 7 hours a day.
A company that caters to the hospitality industry sells them.
Thank you Jack.
I have been looking everywhere for these!
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