CFL bulbs do not work in cold climates like outdoor lighting or unheated sheds or garages. They also provide very short lifespans when turned on for only short periods like in baths and closets. LED bulbs put out very poor light and cost outrageous amounts of money. Will they come down in price? Probably, but will still be far more expensive than normal incandescent bulbs, creating a hardship for poor people.
Normal incandescent bulbs are more cost effective in some situations and we should have the right to continue purchasing them.
"We ain't a sharp species. We kill each other over arguments about what happens when you die, then fail to see the ******* irony in that." - Justin Halpern
As for my standard, I will accept the Constitution of the United States and what its authors intended, which was limited Federal Government. The Federal Government has no constitutional authority to set standards for lightbulbs and, in essence, ban certain lightbulbs.
Last edited by LesGovt; 12-21-11 at 12:26 PM.