Congress overturns incandescent light bulb ban

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    Thank goodness that Republicans have their priorities in order
     
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    I cant get excited about this....................

    I have already changed mine, realized the savings and wont go back.
     
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    That ban is fucking retarded. That's exactly the kind of unnecessary regulation people are complaining about.

    George Bush is a Democrat? :confused:
     
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    Hey. be happy look at how many jobs Republicans saved.. Merry Christmas.
     
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    First positive thing I've seen come out of Congress since...well, shit, I can't remember the last time I saw something positive come out of Congress!
     
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    Congress can't get anything else accomplished......but they can protect an obsolete technology
     
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    The market will decide what is obsolete. All of my bulbs are working just fine.

    And what do you propose we do with all the mercury contained in the curlycue bulbs once they start piling up in the landfills over the years and contaminate the ground?
     
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    Yep, I was going to note that as well. The damage is already done. It remains to be seen whether or not they bring that manufacturing back into the U.S. My guess is probably not.

    One more example of how over regulation has harmed our economy and put people out of work.
     

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