Sunday, March 9, 2008

DST


The person who invented Daylight Saving Time obviously didn't have small children.

I will see Mitch Daniels in hell.

Narg.









(Image stolen from www.ky3.com)

5 comments:

dorindmikey said...

omg yes i agree with you!!!! it sucks!

Other Heather said...

THANK YOU! Beloved Husband thinks I need to get over complaining already. Hmph. He wasn't born in Indiana where the clocks make sense. Only they don't make sense anymore.

You know how commenters have to verify that we're not spam by typing in a nonsense word? I keep trying to find meanings for them... and since the one for this post is "fcuqbant", I'm pretty sure it has something to do with Daylight Savings Time.

Erin said...

All I can say is when DST comes up for review, petition, petition, petition your local rep or senator to end the madness!

Did you know that DST originally was from June to September and it was President Jimmy Carter who extended it? Also, I read last week that a study had been conducted to see what the benefits had been for Hoosiers since they so recently joined the misery. You'll be shocked...possibly...it actually cost the consumers more in energy bills than it did to save them like proponents of DST like you to believe.

So if it's not saving energy and it's costing more money, why do we do this to ourselves?

Heather said...

Oooh, I KNEW it. I wanted to do that research at one point, and I'm glad that it has been doine. I KNEW that the air conditioning was going to outweigh the savings in lighting costs.

(Check it, I finally set up my own darn blog.)

Erin said...

Yeah! My husband and I were talking about it and when DST was instituted back around WW1, people only had electric lights to worry about. Today the powers that be haven't been including AC, heaters, gasoline and in the end DST costs us extra to implement. I read the article on Yahoo last Friday...you could do a search on it. I'm probably getting the details fuzzy anyway.

I understand why Mitch Daniels wanted Indiana to observe DST. It was for business purposes and I'll give him that much. But seriously the politicians need to either put DST back to what it originally was (June thru Sept.) or stay on Standard time year round or DST year round. I say no more of this switching back and forth!!!

Okay, off my soap box now. :) Thanks for listening!