Archive | 23 April 2012

Hilary Rosen Fallout: Romney Leads In Respect For Working Women

We’re still learning just how much of a disaster Hilary Rosen’s off-the-cuff comments are going to be for the Obama Campaign. Seems that her comments are hurting Obama’s standing with women, if this Hill Poll is correct:

Forty-nine percent of likely voters said the presumptive GOP presidential nominee respects women who have independent careers, while 27 percent said he doesn’t and 24 percent weren’t sure.

When asked if President Obama respects women who stay at home rather than pursue a career, 37 percent of likely voters said he doesn’t and 35 percent said he does. Twenty-nine percent were unsure.

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Happy Earth Day: Introducing The $60 “Green” Light Bulb

Of course, Obama did promise that your electricity rates would “necessarily skyrocket.” I guess that applies to light bulbs too.

A prize-winning light bulb that lasts for 20 years is going on sale in the US on Sunday – also known as Earth Day.

Made by Dutch electronics giant Philips, the bulb swaps filaments for light-emitting diodes to provide illumination.

Using LEDs endows the light with a long life and a hefty price tag. The first versions are set to cost $60 (£37).

Philips has arranged discounts with shops that will sell the bulb meaning some could buy it for only $20 (£12).

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