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More lies were unleashed at a campaign rally in North Carolina on Monday night, where the President offered new insights into the recent rollback of a Bush ’43 regulation requiring light bulbs to be increasingly energy-efficient. In his own words, here is what the President said:
“We will defeat the Democrat effort to drive up the cost of houses, cars, healthcare, and education by liberating Americans from their endless push for job-killing, soul-crushing Washington regulations.” Adding, “We will try to get that done and then they were forcing you to buy light bulbs that cost a fortune. So I signed something a couple of days ago that gives you the right to continue to use the incandescent light bulbs,” he said. “I don’t know about you, but I’m not a vain person. I know I have no vane people — especially these incredible ladies in the front — but I look better under an incandescent light than these crazy lights that are beaming down on us.”
And maybe we all looked better under candlelight too. Which made us think of this quote from Jane Austen on the subject of vanity, “Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.” Or of course, there is always Carly Simon!
By Wizipan Little Elk On August 23, 1804, a shot rang out on the wind-swept prairie near what is now called southeastern South Dakota, marking the first buffalo kill of the famous Lewis and Clark reconnaissance expedition. For us Lakota, our neighbors, and our buffalo relatives, it signaled the beginning of what was to become […]
Continuing its set of opinion surveys in the run-up to Earth Day, Gallup has released the results of another poll, finding that the percent of American adults who say that “protection of the environment should be given priority even at the risk of curbing economic growth” has dropped by 15% since 2018. Experts say that this number often correlates with unemployment, which the COVID-19 pandemic greatly increased.
by Amy Lupica, ODP Staff Writer Netflix has announced a commitment to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2022. The plan, called “Net Zero + Nature,” was announced on the Netflix blog by Dr. Emma Stewart, who became the content platform’s first sustainability officer in the fall of 2020. Netflix estimates that its 2020 […]
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