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EDITOR OF REDSTATE

Save the Light Bulb

Dear John Boehner, Ted Poe, and Members of the incoming 112th Congress,If you do only one thing in your time in Washington, and frankly I hope you do only one thing given your propensity to expand government (other than eradicating Obamacare), it is this: SAVE THE LIGHT BULB.People may not realize it, but one of the first acts of the Democratic Congress in 2007, was to ban the light bulb effective in 2014.Seriously.Now, you may say that this is an exaggeration, and it is a bit, but the incandescent light bulb is the light bulb of choice for millions of Americans. It turns on instantly, it can be tossed in the trash without summoning a hazmat team, and is cheap.The compact fluorescents cannot be treated that way and cost more. Likewise, we are forced to deal with China for every purchase.If Republicans want to bring change, they need to save the incandescent light bulb. From christmas trees to kitchens, the incandescent light bulb is a staple of the American household and Congress’s ban is offensive.We should get every Republican out there to pledge their support to saving the incandescent light bulb when they take back Congress.

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