Texas shines an incandescent light for common sense & freedom
Texas has told the nanny state federal government what it can do with its expensive and potentially hazardous compact fluorescent light bulbs. The state legislature has passed, and Gov. Perry has signed into law, a measure which nullifies the Federal ban on incandescent light bulbs. The new law began as a bill proposed by State Rep. George Lavender (R-Texarkana), who recently appeared on "Fox & Friends" to discuss the genesis of his legislation:
To no one's surprise, watermelons ("environmentalists" who are green on the outside and pinko on the inside) are not amused. They want to dictate how we live our lives and what products we may or may not purchase, all for "the common good."