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The Tailgate / Re: Tip of the day
« Last post by bambam on Today at 04:42:18 PM »

  When a friend is in trouble, don't ask if there is anything you can do , think up something and do it.
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The Tailgate / Today in history 3-22
« Last post by remrogers on Today at 10:30:36 AM »
1933
FDR legalizes sale of beer and wine

On this day in 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Beer and Wine Revenue Act. This law levies a federal tax on all alcoholic beverages to raise revenue for the federal government and gives individual states the option to further regulate the sale and distribution of beer and wine.

With the passage of the 18th Amendment and the Volstead Act in 1919, temperance advocates in the U.S. finally achieved their long sought-after goal of prohibiting the sale of alcohol or “spirits.” Together, the new laws prohibited the manufacture, sale or transportation of liquor and ushered in the era known as “Prohibition,” defining an alcoholic beverage as anything containing over 0.5 percent alcohol by volume. President Woodrow Wilson had unsuccessfully tried to veto the Volstead Act, which set harsh punishments for violating the 18th Amendment and endowed the Internal Revenue Service with unprecedented regulatory and enforcement powers. In the end, Prohibition proved difficult and expensive to enforce and actually increased illegal trafficking without cutting down on consumption. In one of his first addresses to Congress as president, FDR announced his intention to modify the Volstead Act with the Beer and Wine Revenue Act.

No fan of temperance himself, FDR had developed a taste for alcohol when he attended New York cocktail parties as a budding politician. (While president, FDR refused to fire his favorite personal valet for repeated drunkenness on the job.) FDR considered the new law “of the highest importance” for its potential to generate much-needed federal funds and included it in a sweeping set of New Deal policies designed to vault the U.S. economy out of the Great Depression.

The Beer and Wine Revenue act was followed, in December 1933, by the passage of the 21st Amendment, which officially ended Prohibition.
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The Tailgate / Re: What is this? 3-18
« Last post by remrogers on Today at 10:28:48 AM »
For starting a nail or pulling one out?
Yup. It is a nail holder to get smaller nails started without smashing your fingers.
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Firearms / Re: I must have one!
« Last post by nastygunz on Yesterday at 10:38:32 PM »
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Firearms / Re: I must have one!
« Last post by nastygunz on Yesterday at 10:24:44 PM »
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Firearms / Re: I must have one!
« Last post by nastygunz on Yesterday at 10:14:47 PM »
 I got a feeling ole Bobby is a little light in the loafers  :innocentwhistle:
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Firearms / Re: I must have one!
« Last post by FinsnFur on Yesterday at 09:16:39 PM »
It would be a lot more convincing if the video had some real footage of it being used instead getting pimped out by Horse Tooth Bobby and his sweaty haired, plaid clad sister from Mossy Oak.
 :laf:
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The Tailgate / Re: What is this? 3-18
« Last post by FinsnFur on Yesterday at 09:02:49 PM »
I'm going with Brads reply. Looks like something to hold a small nail with so you dont smash your fingers maybe :confused:
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Non Hunting/Fishing Photos / Re: Work project
« Last post by FinsnFur on Yesterday at 08:59:36 PM »
LMC Parts?
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The Tailgate / Re: What is this? 3-18
« Last post by Yotehntr on Yesterday at 07:46:20 PM »
For starting a nail or pulling one out?
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