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)
"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.
Posted by Tracey at 4:06 PM