Monday, November 28, 2011

Dear Santa, Please Bring Me Light Bulbs!

Within four weeks, it will be a crime to manufacture a 100-watt version of Thomas A. Edison’s brilliant invention. Thanks to a Democratic Congress and the signature of President George W. Bush in 2007, anti-industrial zealots at the Energy Department received authority to blot out one of the greatest achievements of the industrial age. They’re coming for our light bulbs...

Read this Washington Times editorial and you may well decide to stock your family's Christmas stockings with those warm, efficient and nontoxic light bulbs that are going to be illegal come January 1.

And don't miss these previous Vital Signs Blog posts linked to the same matter:

The Lights of Freedom Are Getting Dim

About Those Toxic Mercury Bulbs: Will Nanny State Politicians See the Light?

Nanny State Light Bulbs -- It's a More Important Issue Than You Think

Among the Costs of Going Green -- Unemployment