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At the White House petition site:

We petition the Obama Administration to:

Give us back our incandescent lightbulbs! We, the undersigned, want the freedom to choose our own lightbulbs.

In the spirit of liberty and freedom we believe that decisions, such as what kind of lightbulb we use, should not be made by the government but by the individual. The federal government is phasing out incandescent lightbulbs by law and the last incandescent lightbulb factory in America has closed. This is not the role of the government. Not only did this move shift jobs to China (since CFLs are too dangerous to manufacture in America) it has limited the freedom of Americans to make their own choices in how they will light their homes and businesses. The free market should decide which lightbulbs succeed, not the government.

Created: Nov 15, 2012

Issues: Civil Rights and Liberties, Climate Change, Energy

Signatures needed by December 15, 2012 to reach goal of 25,000 24,454

Total signatures on this petition 546

Seriously. This must be the new prime in right wingnut dogma.


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