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"The supreme court has said the proper avenue used is through their court, through a writ of prohibition, ... The supreme court can deny the petitioners' claims altogether, they can say they will hear the matter or they can respond to or hear part of the writ." Brian Brown
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Abraham Lincoln

"Whether or not the world would be vastly benefited by a total banishment from it of all intoxicating drinks seems not now an open question. Three-fourths of mankind confess the affirmative with their tongues, and I believe all the rest acknowledge it in their hearts." Abraham Lincoln
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"I would not have agreed to the plea bargain had I known about the double jeopardy prohibition," Paul Phillips
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Al Capone

"Prohibition has made nothing but trouble" Al Capone
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Abraham Lincoln

"Prohibition will work great injury to the cause of temperance. It is a species of intemperance within itself, for it goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation, and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A Prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded." Abraham Lincoln
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"There was definitely broad Senate opposition to the concept of a national 1.5-mile prohibition." Andy Davis
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Jello Biafra

"For every prohibition you create you also create an underground." Jello Biafra
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"Prohibition may be a disputed theory, but none can complain that it doesn't hold water" Tom Masson
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"Prohibition may be a disputed theory, but none can say that it doesn't hold water." Thomas Masson
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"Prohibition doesn't work, and again, they've put the evidence right there showing that responsible regulation has hugely reduced cigarette use." Bruce Mirken
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William Hazlitt

"We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation." William Hazlitt
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"All I kin git out o' the Wickersham position on prohibition is that the distinguished jurist seems to feel that if we'd let 'em have it the problem o' keepin' 'em from gitten;' it would be greatly simplified" Kin Hubbard
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Birth: 1874-11-30 Death: 1965-01-24

"Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry."

The Prime Minister of Great Britain during World War II, Sir Winston Churchill rose to power after serving in different posts in liberal and conservative governments for more than three decades. The son of Lord Randolph Churchill and an American mother, Churchill remained Prime Minister and Minister of Defence until 1945, then returned to the position in 1951 until his resignation in 1954. In addition to being a world leader, Churchill was an established author, winning the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1953. His memoirs of WWII ran six large volumes alone and his speeches continue to b…



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