Update March 5:
I have further revised the deception arguments and responses section.
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Original March 1 post:
A main part of this blog, the rundown of the deception arguments used to justify light bulb regulations, and why those arguments don't hold up, is undergoing extensive change.
It seems unbelievable that easily countered assertions continue to be repeated by politicians and media.
to be against a ban, also according to "impartial" media analysing sites,
is to be a "misguided anachronistic backward looking Republican"
(or in Europe and elsewhere, simply to be misguided and backward looking ;-))
regulations are disadvantegous also for "liberal lefties", given the sackful of tax dollars
they could gain for environmental projects (including price lowering of alternative bulbs) on the 1 1/2 - 2 billion annual sales of relevant bulbs.
While taxation is unjustified, it just shows the lack of logic behind the bulb regulations,
for any reason:
(also copied below latest postings on the blog)