Jan 12, 2018
In this episode, we take a sobering look at the practice of government banishment on vices known as â€œprohibitionâ€. Weâ€™re kicking off a short series on the topic with the mother of them all: the prohibition of alcohol in the 1920â€™s. Who was behind prohibition and what was the real purpose? Is prohibition still alive today? How does prohibition influence black markets? Letâ€™s take a look!
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Alcohol prohibition in America had a myriad of damaging effects on society, and some of the ripples are still rolling today. Excise taxes on alcoholâ€”especially liquorâ€”are a huge government revenue stream. If you would like to reduce the power of the State, take action by brewing your own beer or wine, or by distilling your own liquor. Know your local laws, however, as it is illegal in some places. These are just a few examples of Peaceful Treason.