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Section A: General News


ONE OPINION - A lesson to be learned about the energy bill and going green




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January 9, 2008 | 4,258 views | 6 comments

We Americans are well on our way to showing our true color -- green; this is not the green as in money, but green as in being friendly to our environment.  . . .

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4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
February 11, 2011 11:41am
 
I don't believe that I said I blamed this on the current administration. I blame the increases on intrusive Government period. And, the current Government is the most intrusive that I have lived through, but did not blame ... More ›

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
February 11, 2011 9:03am
 
4 th Generation Texan don't blame this on the current administration, I bet if you were around for the introduction of the automobile you would have been against it too over the horse.

 
4 th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Springs  
February 10, 2011 10:11pm
 
I had an older air conditioning unit that was about 15 years old and had started to falter. Last year replacing the unit would cost about $1300, but this year to replace my a/c unit cost about $5000 plus. And, the additional ... More ›

 
Ms. S. V.  
Floresville  
February 10, 2011 9:02pm
 
Are you as angry as I am about the federal ban on standard light bulbs? I hope so because Freedom Action is launching a national grassroots campaign to overturn the ban on incandescent light bulbs at www.FreeOurLight.org, ... More ›

 
Barry Koch  
January 11, 2008 9:44am
 
WAT TO GO ELAINE!!!!
We have done the same thing. In fact we now have "an ALL CFL home. Besides saving on energy all year it keeps the heat generated by the traditional light bulbs down. Our whole block here in Tyler is ... More ›

 
Leo  
January 8, 2008 1:03pm
 
Come on Elaine, let’s get our story straight. Ms Brandy Bridges of Prospect Maine does not owe $2000 for cleanup of a CFL blub break. She did the only thing a Blonde would do; she sealed off the room for fear of the 5 MG of ... More ›

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