Jan 16

“Intoxicating Liquors”: How the Volstead Act Led to Prohibition Corruption

Posted 2 years, 3 months ago.


Ninety-three years ago, on January 16, 1919, the 18th Amendment of the Constitution was ratified.

Apr 20

Does anyone ever read Section 2 of constitutional amendments?

Posted 2 years, 12 months ago.


In the case of the 21st Amendment, it’s easy to get caught up in Section 1. This is the part that repeals the 18th Amendment, ending the prohibition of the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors in the United States. Except that it didn’t.