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Well my next guest says the government does know best in that there are actually going the right thing getting rid of those wasteful lightbulbs David Callahan from the most joins me now.
Then you know.
I did that I have to live my life under the guise of what the government tells me is good for me and not good for me doesn't make life seem -- worth living as -- normal.
But think that there's a lot of consumers that are gonna benefit from this bipartisan legislation never signed by George Bush it's gonna save consumers twelve billion dollars a year when these new rules are fully implemented.
You know given all the hubbub here -- you -- you think that that Uncle Sam has come and take away our La-Z-Boy recliner is just to make clear the government has not banning incandescent.
Light -- What is done is it's raised in -- feet energy efficiency standards of light -- You can already walk into a home -- -- -- lows and by light -- off the shelf didn't meet these new standards there more efficient they save people money.
They make sense I mean this country is depended on foreign oil that comes -- very dangerous places.
We got risk we have all these coal fired plants that are spewing carbon that -- emissions into the atmosphere.
One of the best ways to one of the best ways to make progress here is through energy efficiency and this -- American ingenuity.
I mean this is this is why you have.
For direct president times says you're trying to address this thing up -- and a lot of different clothing.
Are you saying for me to go up by six style alive Baldwin is gonna saving money revenue among -- thirty cent libel and it's gonna get by and I'm going to.
What I have and I wanna talk about that others that I our talk about that I talk about the the rope -- problem here.
Us what are amount of people believe -- let's call them believing that this -- right to tell me what I -- to do wonder why don't wanna save money.
What I think I get better -- from incandescent ball what do I want a choice.
Why isn't that the government has taken them away from -- I think.
One of the things that our government has done over the past sentry is set standards around electricity and efficiency and the in this space so.
A lot of sense -- long been supported by a bipartisan.
Majority it's not just like those we regulated by the way government also says efficiency standards for your air conditioner for your refrigerator for your furnace four year.
A hot water heater and one of the reasons think that this makes sense is because.
Most consumers are paying attention as to why they're in contractor -- -- -- I got and this is a way I mean you know government sets standards about the housing.
Codes and regulate -- or and -- that that that govern the construction of new.
And again this.
Did this is not a controversial stuff that is why people -- sense I get a today we got light bulbs that make us go blind we got wasserman -- that you -- to -- twice to get to close going and we got toilets got a plus three or four times before they do the job they're supposed to do.
It's a slippery slope and so many different ways.
We're out of time I really appreciated I want to come back because you put a good argument but I wanna get to the heart of it thanks a lot David really appreciated.
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