"There is difference and there is power. And who holds the power decides the meaning of the difference." --June Jordan

Thursday, March 27, 2008


So, conservative politicians are "pro-choice" when it comes to really important things like LIGHT BULBS, but not when it comes to family planning:
"Titled the 'Light Bulb Freedom of Choice Act,' the bill seeks to repeal the nationwide phase-out of conventional light bulbs, the kind that have been used for more than a century -- pretty much since the invention of the incandescent light bulb.

Bachmann, a first-term Republican, is challenging the nation's embrace of energy-efficient compact fluorescent lights, saying the government has no business telling consumers what kind of light bulbs they can buy." (emphasis mine)