Tag Archives: alcohol

Progressivism and new prohibitions – implications for the future

Given 170 years of Progressivism, the century of history of alcohol prohibition, 80 years of (some) drug prohibition, and more, where do we stand in 2020? (This commentary continues the series, with the original postings found Here, Here, and Here.)

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Prohibition – 100 years today

Today, 16 January 2020, is the one-hundredth anniversary of the implementation of National Prohibition, when the 18th Amendment to the US Constitution officially took effect. I’m posting a series of commentaries over the next several days about Prohibition, its relationship … Continue reading

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One Agency At A Time

By Nathan Barton US Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (X, XX) just introduced the “ATF Elimination Act” as a bill in the latest Congress, according to BearingArms.com. His stated purpose is to reduce government spending and duplication, but it would obviously change … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 23 December 2015, #15-51C: Holidays and Government Stupidity

By Nathan Barton A merry Christmas and other holidays to all. I’ve no problem with wishing everyone a merry Christmas and even a happy New Year; sorry if you are offended. To be honest, I’m probably more offended by Christmas … Continue reading

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