Skip to comments.The CFL Fraud ILiberals gone wild - and Americans beleived them at their peril)
Posted on 04/19/2011 11:39:26 AM PDT by bestintxas
A compact fluorescent light (CFL) on the ceiling burst and started a fire in a home in Hornell, N.Y. December 23, 2010. "Those are the lights everybody's been telling us to use," said Joe Gerych, Steuben County Fire Inspector. "It blew up like a bomb. It spattered all over." Fire Chief Mike Robbins said the blaze destroyed the room where the fire started and everything in it, and the rest of the house suffered smoke and water damage. The Arkport Village Fire Department as well as the North Hornell Fire Department required about 15 minutes to put out the fire. Link
"Bulb explodes without warning," reported NBCactionnews.com, May 21, 2010. "Tom and Nancy Heim were watching TV recently, when Tom decided to turn on the floor lamp next to his recliner chair. 'I heard this loud pop...I saw what I thought was smoke, coming out of the top of the floor lamp,' says Tom. Nancy suddenly found glass in her lap. She says, 'I did not see it. I just heard it, and I noticed I had glass on me.'" Link
On February 23, 2011, TV NewsChannel 5 in Tennessee covered "a newly-released investigators' report that blames a February 12 fatal fire in Gallatin on one of those CFL bulbs." Ben Rose, an attorney for the rehabilitative facility in which Douglas Johnson, 45, perished, said, "This result is consistent with our own private investigation. ...We have heard reports of similar fires being initiated by CFLs across the country." Link
Here are some examples from across the country:
CFL: Collectivists, Frauds and Liars.
I never leave one on, unattended, now.
Aren’t most CFL’s made exclusively in China?
CFLs are just yet another econut/marxist scam designed to degrade our quality of life and funnel money to the ChiComms (who make most of them). But that’s not the real problem. The real problem is a scientifically illiterate populace that falls for the CFL propaganda...
Mexico needs to build some light bulb factories.
I would take a trip down there, to buy some, on a yearly basis!
Stock up and hoard incandescents.
Screw these people....
Only folks with degrees in education, sociology, womyn’s studies and other assorted sub-grade school subjects believed the CFL cr@p.
Those of us who actually know EE knew it was a bunch of bull-Obama.
But, the only thing we could do is sit back and watch the suckers buy those ....things.
However, LEDs will soon become viable...and we can collect all the CFLs and shove ‘em up the Obamabutt.
PS. Can I watch?
Another victim of CFLs are kids. My wife is a reading specialist for 35 years. It is a known fact that flourescent lighting is more difficult for kids to read in compared to incandescent.
The linked article is great! I just sent it to my lib friends! Of course,,,, they won’t read it.,,
Coming soon: "Revolt of the Solar Panels" and a double feature "Windmills from Hell."
Oh, I thought this thread was about THE CFL...
You picked your graphic faster than I did. ;)
Like millions of others, I have an incandescent bulb storage room in my basement. A big room. Soon will have a 30 year supply of bulbs. One can be an eBay millionaire soon!
Still $0.88 for a four-pack of incandescents at Wal-Mart. I pick up five or ten every time I’m there.
and that million bucks will soon buy you a loaf of bread...
I'd post a picture of windmills burning up if I could remember how to post pictures here.:-p
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