BBC's six-year cover-up of secret 'green propaganda' training for top executives

Pensioner forces BBC to lift veil on 2006 eco-seminar to top executives Papers reveal influence of top green campaigners including Greenpeace Then-head of news Helen Boaden said it impacted a ‘broad range of output’ Yet BBC has spent more than £20,000 in legal fees trying to keep it secret


David Rose The Daily Mail […]

The end of the traditional lightbulb: Forty and sixty-watt bulbs set to be banned from January 1

On January 1 it will become illegal for American businesses to either manufacture or import the old-style bulbs Possible alternatives include halogen bulbs, compact fluorescent bulbs (CFL), LED bulbs and high efficiency incandescents All are more expensive but also more energy efficient Retails such as Home Depot are encouraging fans of the old-style bulbs […]

Great news: Federally-permitted lightbulbs a cancer risk

Ed Morrissey HotAir 1/4/2013

Legislate in haste … repent at leisure. In their haste to rid Americans of the unconscionable plague of perfectly safe if somewhat inefficient incandescent lighting, politicians in Washington have forced us to adopt more expensive technology in its place. Compact flourescent lighting (CFLs) are already known to be a considerable disposal […]

Quote of the day, the bright and cheery edition

16 December 2011


Related: Incandescent Light Bulb Spared in U.S. Lawmakers’ Spending Bill

H/T GatewayPundit: Obama Backs Down on Keystone Veto Threat

Time to stock up on light bulbs

Government ban on mercury-free fixtures takes effect Jan. 1

Editorial The Washington Times 11/26/2011

Within four weeks, it will be a crime to manufacture a 100-watt version of Thomas A. Edison’s brilliant invention. Thanks to a Democratic Congress and the signature of President George W. Bush in 2007, anti-industrial zealots at the Energy Department received […]

Judge claims no freedom to eat your own food

The Barrister Maggie’s Farm 9/25/2011

Insty found this one: Is Your Choice Of Food A Fundamental Right? The author rightly comments “Sometimes I think I’ve woken up in a surreal alternate reality.”

Indeed, our government’s views increasingly resemble self-satire. Who are these a-holes? Here’s another one:

Let the inhaler hoarding begin

I guess you can […]