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Judy Smith

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Re: Light Bulbs, Congress and the Chinese - 2014 Incandescents Obsolete
6/20/2008 12:16:31 PM

Thanks for the direct URL, Jim - that worked just fine and I am still getting a hoot out of the total absurdity!!  I will add one more - The wonderful light bulbs are being accused of causing people some real major headaches.  I just read an article in the American Medical Journal that implicates these cornball little bulbs as the cause of lots of headaches. 

I was at our local hospital yesterday and couldn't help but notice that every light bulb over my head was one of these CFL and I went home with a headache - I wonder why?

Oh my!!!

Blessings, my friend!

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Re: Light Bulbs, Congress and the Chinese - 2014 Incandescents Obsolete
6/20/2008 12:25:17 PM

Hello jim,

Thank goodness we have you to report on all the hottest  contraversial issues.

Thanks for the video.

Only you Jim!!!!

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Jim Allen

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Re: Light Bulbs, Congress and the Chinese - 2014 Incandescents Obsolete
6/20/2008 1:45:49 PM
Hello Judy and Kathy,

Judy, there are studies out related to mercury being a poisonous contaminate in our environment.  "Isn't that why pregnant women are told to refrain from eating certain kinds of fish, during their pregnancy?  How about the fact that there are many strams and reservoirs that carry warning signs about how much fish you should eat from that source? 

So I have little doubt that there is a possible relationship  in your recent Potential Exposure to mercury a subliminal noise these bulbs could be making.  By being a fluorescent it probably is driven by a ballast as well.  These do make noise when they are faulty.  Considering the manufacturing source for these bulbs.  That could well be a fact.

Another fear based campaign has begun on several fronts.  Did you know that this coming Monday, that you cannot board a plane in the US without ID?  True even if you are traveling within the US.  This is being done in the name of Protecting You from something.  We don't know who, what or when but you need protection!

Civil Liberties that I and you = WE have taken for granted are disappearing RIGHT BEFORE Our EYES!!!

I have to ask... "Should this be happening and should this be allowed to continue?

Jim

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Re: Light Bulbs, Congress and the Chinese - 2014 Incandescents Obsolete
6/20/2008 2:45:16 PM

Hi Jim ,

In answer to your question should this be allowed to continue .. HECK NO!!!!!! You can read between the lines I am a lady :)

 I can say why in three little words.. USA PARTRIOT ACT. I took liberty to go fetch it so everyone can see what we have allowed OUR GOVENMENT to do to OUR liberties in the guise of war on terror !

Happy Reading and this applies to law abiding citizens as well not just for the terrorist that might be lurking about.


The USA PATRIOT Act, commonly known as the 'Patriot' act, is an Act of Congress that United States President George W. Bush signed into law on October 26, 2001. The bacronym stands for "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001" (Public Law Pub.L. 107-56).

The act expands the authority of US law enforcement agencies for the stated purpose of fighting terrorism in the United States and abroad. Among its provisions, the Act increases the ability of law enforcement agencies to search telephone, e-mail communications, medical, financial and other records; eases restrictions on foreign intelligence gathering within the United States; expands the Secretary of the Treasury’s authority to regulate financial transactions, particularly those involving foreign individuals and entities; and enhances the discretion of law enforcement and immigration authorities in detaining and deporting immigrants suspected of terrorism-related acts. The act also expands the definition of terrorism to include domestic terrorism, thus enlarging the number of activities to which the USA Patriot Act’s expanded law enforcement powers can be applied.

The Act was passed by wide margins in both houses of Congress and was supported by members of both the Republican and Democratic parties. Despite widespread congressional support, it has been criticized for weakening protections of civil liberties. In particular, opponents of the law have criticized its authorization of indefinite detentions of immigrants; searches through which law enforcement officers search a home or business without the owner’s or the occupant’s permission or knowledge; the expanded use of National Security Letters, which allows the FBI to search telephone, email and financial records without a court order; and the expanded access of law enforcement agencies to business records, including library and financial records. Since its passage, several legal challenges have been brought against the act, and Federal courts have ruled that a number of provisions are unconstitutional.

Many of the act's provisions were to sunset beginning December 31, 2005, approximately 4 years after its passage. In the months preceding the sunset date, supporters of the act pushed to make its sunsetting provisions permanent, while critics sought to revise various sections to enhance civil liberty protections. In July 2005, the U.S. Senate passed a reauthorization bill with substantial changes to several sections of the act, while the House reauthorization bill kept most of the act's original language. The two bills were then reconciled in a conference committee that was criticized by Senators from both the Republican and Democratic parties for ignoring civil liberty concerns.[1] The bill, which removed most of the changes from the Senate version, passed Congress on March 2, 2006 and was signed into law by President George W. Bush on March 9, 2006.

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Re: Light Bulbs, Congress and the Chinese - 2014 Incandescents Obsolete
6/20/2008 4:55:45 PM

Hello Geketa,

I haven't read the total "Patriot Act" word for word because everytime I do, it seems my blood pressure raises and I have to be calmed down.  It is hard to fathom the potential harm that this document has for a Patriotic United States Citizen. 

Plus it is SCAREY as H*LL to think that this was passed and signed into law during this administrations watch.  Not to mention that most of the folks I know would never have supported this, had they been aware.

Many of us, myself included thought we had people representing our views and values as elected officials.  Apparently that has not been so.  Ignorance is bliss till those chickens start coming home to roost. 

Now many are beginning to realize that most of the provisions in this document are simply UNCONSTITUTIONAL and needs to be addressed now.

Jim

 

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