A blow to the gut tends to be mightier when delivered by the fist of unintended consequences.

In 1923, five years after the implementation of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that effectively banned alcohol, Americans felt disillusioned with Prohibition. None of the grand promises of what would follow its passage had come to pass – not even close.

Drunkenness and spousal abuse had increased, as had crime in general; the cost of federal and state government had grown at a pace no one foresaw, and respect for the law at all levels had largely evaporated.

Those and other effects of Prohibition contradicted every reason given for enacting the constitutional amendment.

The economic impact on Main Street was strikingly harmful as well: Breweries, distilleries, hotels, restaurants and pubs closed, leading to the loss of thousands of jobs. Those losses were compounded by cutbacks in industries that supported those businesses, such as truck drivers and skilled tradesmen.

State tax revenues suffered immensely; before Prohibition, excise taxes from liquor sales had funded many state budgets.

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In the large city's they simply have a number roll when you get to where you get your driver's license, your social security, your DHS benefits, you simply take a number and get in line. They spent that money years ago. Government managers who don't have to stand in line.  They print money they can spend but you don't get any.  They are bailing out the last 10 government programs that none of them read either. They are the priviledged elected. They act like they are debating on your behalf.  Guess what they debate to raise your taxes spend your money and, fund their households.  The taxes are raised to pay for it and, when there is not any tax dollar left they get the fed to print more. That money they printed has already been spent.  The town hall meetings are held to determine how many need to be given amnesty so they get more workers to come to America.  The city halls in the large city's are just as bankrupt as Detroit.  Now they have 18-20 states that are bankrupt.. These states get in line to vote for men and women like Obama and, Hillary.  Guess what Obama and, Hillary print more money for their programs that none of you read and, they go play golf and, act like secretaries of state and first ladies.  They are first and they don't have to stand in line. They don't need this federally funded health care they are above the law.  They are the leaders. They campaigned to hard. they know where to spend your money. Don't worry be happy.  Name me one American you would stand in line to vote for.  The avengers the Tea Party the progressive's are all just spoilers.  They even pretend they are going to impeach each other.Just to keep you standing in line for another election.  They can't keep the roads repaired. The mayor or supervisor had to use the funds to fight the gangs that didn't want to stand in the government lines.  Their building FEMA camps and. Buying ammo so they can get your son to stand out front of them and, defend them.  Now your son is so smart he doesn't want to do that so, they are bringing in UN troops to do it.  Chicago uses Russian troops. They don't trust America's Armed forces.  The foreign Army's are so smart they are kidnapping your sons and, daughters and blackmailing you.  It was easier for Snowden to get to Moscow than for an American worker to find a job.  NSA is really on top of your security.  Go to south America and, see how fast you get kidnapped.  Just think what happened to the girl in Aruba.  Just think to yourself What happened to the men in Benghazi. Just think to yourself Why is George Soro's funding Obama to destroy any reasonable reflection to a nation that is capable of America's past.  Just think how North Korean's and Iranians talk about your nation.  China and the Sec General of the UN Ban KI Moon have a wonderful plan for you. Stop using the dollar as world currency and go to a form of the Juan. Asia will then help Obama print money for the people who are standing in line.   Remember these people you vote for don't have to stand in line. The lines are getting longer day by day and if it's for a job it will more than likely be part time with no benefit's.  The corporate laws are written so the bus owners don't have to stand in line they are priviledged to you know..  They pay most of the taxes. The feds structured it so foreigners get tax breaks. Your children have to pay higher tuition so these tax breaks are covered.  Get in line.  The line that formed at the death camps were for a higher reason.  The death camps have been planned for America.  Don't go for pain management on Mondays the line is too long.  Oh I forgot the Physician is playing golf the other days so you will have to stand in line on monday so they can keep their golf game up.  

The plan:  Obama's closed advisor is a female muslim and she is guiding him.  The plan is for the american people to riot like the French did when they did not get what they were promised. Wall Mart was a dry run. Then will come the implmentation of marshal law. STOP OBAMA CARE NOW before it is to late.

Who created this? Several wives provided for what the politicians though it was an easy law that would solve alcoholism. They complained that their husband were spending all the time in the taverns and not doing husbandry duty. The Democrats got a hold of this and decided to pass the Prohibition Act, and this my friends is what is happening now. Because of few that did not carry insurance,  we all have to suffer with this Obama care.

Obama Care is no different, and in time, WILL destroy more and more of the economy until things get so out of balance that Obama care will fold out of necessity.

All of you poor who "Believes in Obama"--- Dat, Obama will lead yall into prosper-it-tee!

Look around and realize only a few of you poor are doing any better then you were before 2008 and Many are far worse off since your man got into power.

Time to take a step back and reflect, time to realize Obama can not be trusted any longer.

All you poor You are being used like props in a show---nothing more.

If I were republicans I would step back and just let obamacare go,,,I would refuse to investigate it,,,I would make it perfectly clear That I Tried to repeal it 41 times to no avail and now thanks to the democrats it's the law of the land and I am tired of fighting and getting pounded and called names and belittled and demeaned over it,,,I am Not going to investigate Sebelius or any others who broke or by passed the constitution,,,,I will just let Obama and the democrats have it all,,,,and when the people come crying I will just say,,,look this is Obama and the democrats bill,,,Tell them about it ,,and as long as we are not in charge people will just have to deal with it,,,,and maybe you'll remember that the next time an election comes up,,,,and if the president and the democrats want me to pass legislation or amend Obamacare in any way I will refuse to do so,,,,Not one republican voted for this and as long as the house is republican controlled I will not even bring any bill on Obamacare up at all,,,This one is all on the democrats and If the people don't like it then they can tell the democrats to fix it,,,or they can vote us in    in the next election and we will then get rid of it all,,,but until that happens then you need to direct your complaints to the Democratic National Party,,,,




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Gohmert: Dems Will Drag Out Impeachment — Try To Get ‘Best Socialist’ Nominated For President

During an appearance on Huntsville, AL radio’s WVNN on Thursday, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) offered his best assessment of what House Democrats were trying to accomplish with their impeachment efforts.

Gohmert told WVNN’s “The Jeff Poor Show” impeachment could tie up the Democratic Party’s presidential campaign efforts but predicted Democrats would use the occasion to nominate “the best socialist” they can.

“They would lose in the Senate,” Gohmert said on impeachment. “And besides that, the entire time it was on trial in the Senate, the Democrats who are running for president wouldn’t be allowed to campaign. That’s in the Constitution. They wouldn’t be able to campaign. I just can’t imagine them wanting to do that because if they send it to the Senate, they have now perfectly set up the scenario of 1996, where they will reassure Donald Trump is reelected as president. They don’t want to do that. They’re probably going to drag this thing out as long as they possibly can … through Iowa, through primaries — try to get the best socialist they can to be nominated.”

“Then just end up and say, ‘Now we’re close enough to the general election. We’ve thrown mud at the president through the House,’” he continued. “What they’re really doing — they’re using taxpayer funds to campaign against Trump. That’s all this is — a campaign fund that taxpayers are paying for in order to try to throw mud at the president. I’ll be surprised if they have that vote, but I can’t imagine they want to set up this president for reelection by having a trial in the Senate where they lose.”

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