Trump Admin Overturns Lefty Light Bulb Tyranny
Forget, "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness".
In the miserable Obama years, you didn't even have the right to choose your own light bulb. Light bulb experts from organizations dedicated to sending human beings back to the caves to save the planet from the threat of light bulbs determined which light bulbs you could use.
But, in the latest resistance to the ecocracy, the light is back and light bulbs were liberated from the latest set of "standards".
If you like your decorative globes, candle-shaped lights, three-way light bulbs and reflector bulbs, you can keep them.
The usual ecocratic suspects are fuming over the threat of light bulb freedom.
“The Energy Department flat out got it wrong today. Instead of moving us forward, this rule will keep more energy-wasting bulbs on store shelves,” Jason Hartke, president of the Alliance to Save Energy, said in a statement. “If you wanted folks to pay a lot more than they should on electric bills, this rollback would be a pretty good way of doing it.”
That's a decision that people get to make. This is America.
People can choose between cheaper light bulbs and lower electricity bills without bureaucrats forcing them to do it. They can also choose life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Even if that involves non-energy efficient light bulbs.
This rule does not prevent consumers from buying the lamps they desire, including efficient options,” the agency wrote in the rule. “The market is successfully transitioning to LEDs regardless of government regulation. Consumers are clearly taking advantage of the energy savings provided by LEDs.”
But it's not a success unless a lefty regime forces people to do it.
But Noah Horowitz, director of the Center for Energy Efficiency Standards at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), said incandescent bulbs still make up about 45 percent of the market.
“We will explore all options, including litigation, to stop this completely misguided and unlawful action,” Horowitz said in a statement. “Today’s action sets the United States up to become the world’s dumping ground for the inefficient incandescent and halogen bulbs being phased out around the world. Given the worsening climate crisis, this is no time to significantly increase pollution and consumer energy bills just so a few lighting companies can make more money selling inefficient bulbs.”
People can't be allowed to decide which light bulbs they want. They also can't decide which representative government they want.
Time for some Obama and Clinton judges to step in and ban bathroom globes and candle bulbs to save the planet from freedom.