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"Dirty Jobs' Host Talks About "How Booze Built America"

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I am a history buff and THIS is really interesting folks! Take a look .....

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Cam V (417)
Thursday September 27, 2012, 3:26 pm
Now I used to think this applied ONLY to Canada but it would seem Americans knew the value of a good and measured drink as well!

wolfNoFwdsPls a (135)
Friday September 28, 2012, 4:12 am
Yeah, C2H5OH did help build the Unites States of Amnesia

up to and including WW-2, hardly any army would have marched without C2H5OH
[booze] The most potent weapon of war!
" If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one would remain in the ranks. " -- Frederick II ("The Great") (1712-1786)
Whoever has the most liquor to get the soldiers drunk and send them to be slaughtered... he's the winner.

Sheryl G (363)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 9:06 am
I too am a history buff and have learned some things from this video. I'm inclined to go along with Wolf. I know the North Vietnamese were shot up with opiates before going into battle. Anything that alters the mind can cause a person to do things they would not normally do.

Cam V (417)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 11:52 am
C'mon for cripes sakes! This is really interesting history - facts - in fact I found it really tongue in cheek and amusing!

DORIS L (61)
Saturday September 29, 2012, 1:37 pm
I enjoyed this very much!
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