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Jul 12, 2011
Please note news story at; http://www.care2.com/news/member/979852695/2866975                                                                                                       "It’s been 189 days since the GOP took control of the House and rather than working on legislation which will foster job creation and strengthen our economy, Republicans are taking American families another step backward and voting on a bill rolling back bipartisan energy standards which will save consumers $12.5 billion when fully implemented." Rest of story at   http://www.democraticleader.gov/blog/?p=4228
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The Republicans voted this bill into existence a few years ago, but now seem to have had a change of hearts and minds. Before, it was a good idea to save money and energy. 

Now the Republicans say it is a BAD idea to save money and energy, so they voted to cancel the light bulb bill that would have phased out incandescent light bulbs that cost a LOT more to run than CFL bulbs and cost even more to run that LED bulbs. 

A standard light bulb uses 75 watts of energy.

A CFL as the picture shows, uses only 15 watts of energy, and lasts as long as 10 standard bulbs. 

An LED bulb can use as little as 1.5 watts of energy. This is a HUGE reduction in the use energy, compared to an incandescent bulb. If one figures out the total cost of energy used and price paid to replace the bulbs, it is a no brainer to switch to either a CFL bulb or an LED bulb. The savings are HUGE. 

I think I understand why this might have happened.. We have to keep Americans paying LOTS OF MONEY to the coal, oil, and nuclear utility companies. We have to keep the obsolete incandescent light bulb factories busy, making obsolete light bulbs that waste energy, money and all of our time. 

Think of the cost of gas, going to and from the store to replace all of these frequently burning out, obsolete light bulbs.  Now I know who is behind this... the oil, coal and nuclear power generation companies. They want us driving a lot, and using a lot of gas. They want to keep those electric meters spinning really fast, so they can collect HUGE amounts of money.. 
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 "Can a plastic bottle full of water become a 60W lightbulb? Check out this simple revolutionary." http://bit.ly/ei2aHi  RT @ericstraatsma

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