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Do you like Daylight Savings Time, or should we ditch it?

posted 3/11/2012 6:21:02 PM |
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State Rep. Courtney Combs, R-Hamilton, says daylight savings time is a “World War 1 era antique” – and he wants to end it in Ohio.

He’s introducing a bill today to keep the state on standard time throughout the year. This weekend is when we’re supposed to set our clocks ahead an hour (and lose that hour of sleep.)

“Nowadays, all it does is inconvenience people twice a year,” said Combs, who ran for Butler County Commissioner this year. (Unofficial election results from Tuesday show him trailing T. C. Rogers in that race by 24 votes, with provisional ballots and some mailed absentee ballots yet to be counted. )

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The Cincinnati Enquirer

I personally like it, and think we are better served with it. I do however think that it should have been left alone with Daylight Savings Time starting on the first Sunday in April, and ending on the last Sunday in October which started in 1986.

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Mar 11 @ 6:51PM  
they use it up here as a way to cut electrical consumption for lighting in the winter time .. to save money ...

it's funny my province Manitoba uses it ... in the provice beside us Saskatchewan, they never change their time ..

Mar 11 @ 7:04PM  
I work Second Shit...(no typo ) I don't really give a flying donkey turd..either way!!!
I do love the Long days..when I'm off though!!!

Mar 11 @ 7:19PM  
The only problem I ever experience with DST is the redneck neighbors that I have that show their asses outside, and are very annoying!


Mar 11 @ 8:44PM  
It's never really bothered me, except for the whole "spring forward" when I have to be to work early....losing that hour of sleep is rough sometimes.

Mar 12 @ 1:47PM  
I HATE it with a passion. That was one of things I loved about moving to Indy. Then about 3 or 4 years ago we started changing And tell me this how is saving anything when your lights are on at 4:30pm and it don't get light until around 8am?? Some saving

Mar 12 @ 4:33PM  
Discard it.

Mar 12 @ 11:23PM  
Yep, the police were just over at my redneck neighbors house. True about the saying scum find scum to hang out with. House full of idiots who can't get along eventually. These people need to go back to where they were.... lets say 20 years ago.

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Do you like Daylight Savings Time, or should we ditch it?