Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Pro-choice...on light bulbs

Joseph Farah's column today calls on Americans to resist the effort by Congress to rob us of our right to choose incandescent light bulbs. Few people know it, but late last year Congress passed an energy bill banning the sale of inexpensive and safe bulbs starting in 2012. After that point we will have no choice but to purchase compact fluorescent bulbs, which cost about 6X as much and contain small amounts of toxic mercury. In response to this nanny state measure, Farah unveiled a magnetic bumper sticker to drive the point home:



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