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


Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, education, GoodNews, goodnews, government, interesting, news, politics )

Cam
- 723 days ago - youtube.com
I am a history buff and THIS is really interesting folks! Take a look .....



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Comments

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
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[booze] The most potent weapon of war!
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" If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one would remain in the ranks. " -- Frederick II ("The Great") (1712-1786)
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Whoever has the most liquor to get the soldiers drunk and send them to be slaughtered... he's the winner.
 

Dandelion G. (382)
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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