Thursday, January 10, 2008

U.S. government bans incandescent light bulbs

"They will be phased out - replaced, as of today anyway, with unsafe, more expensive, ugly bulbs that cast light that causes headaches and worse side effects in some," writes Joseph Farrah in World Net Daily. "These compact fluorescents contain toxic mercury, so, when they inevitably break in your home and office, you are exposing yourself to hazardous materials. Just imagine what will happen when the bulbs find their way into landfills and the mercury begins to leech into groundwater and run off into streams and rivers.

"By the way, the new bulbs are all made in China - known for imposing the highest standards of safety on its manufacturing sweatshops."

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