Incandescent bulb patrols scouring countryside

Posted: January 4, 2014 at 2:02 a.m.

Dear Otus, You can only imagine my horror when two beefy guys with official state badges came to my door Thursday and demanded I turn over my 40- and 60-watt light bulbs.

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