The new year has dawned and with the new year comes new infringements on our liberties and more of our money being flushed away, courtesy of our Democrat Republican Congressman Walter B. Jones.  Effective January 1st, light bulb makers can no longer sell 100 watt bulbs that do not meet the government’s arbitrary and capricious standards.  This ban is the result of a bill passed in 2007 called the Energy Security and Independence Act, a big-government bill supported by Walter Jones.  In addition to banning light bulbs, Walter voted to give away millions of taxpayer dollars for green-job training and solar energy research.

Oh, but wait, didn’t Walter vote to repeal the light bulb ban?  He tweeted that (more…)