Thingish Things

Congress’s Bright Idea

  Great piece by Jeff Jacoby in The Boston Globe about The Fluorescent Light Bulb Industry Scam of 2011 going into effect in December. That’s when perfectly good, reasonably-priced  incandescent bulbs will begin to be outlawed to boost/mandate fluorescent bulb sales. The new law was driven entirely by fluorescent light manufacturers.   Writes Jacoby:  “Defenders of the ban insist that moving to compact fluorescent will save money in […]

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