Recent Articles on Alcohol: Problems and Solutions

Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)

The Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) is the oldest voluntary, non-sectarian women’s organization in continuous existence in the world. It was also among the first organizations to keep a professional lobbyist in Washington, D.C. to promote its agenda. The organization is the “Woman’s” rather than “Women’s” Christian Temperance Union. That’s because it is the individual […]

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Alcohol and the Bible (Doctrines and Evidence)

Alcohol and the Bible is an important subject. As with many religious matters, it is controversial. I. Traditional Christian Theology. The Bible makes it clear that Jesus drank wine (Matthew 15:11; Luke 7:33-35). It also documents that he approved of its moderate consumption (Matthew 15:11). On the other hand, Jesus was critical of drunkenness (Luke […]

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Prohibition Trivia

Prohibition trivia is about National Prohibition in the U.S. It existed from January of 1929 until December of 1933. That is, it lasted almost 14 years. At the beginning of the Noble Experiment, most people supported it. Indeed, many states already had their own state-wide prohibition laws in place. In addition, the number of such […]

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Trivia About Alcohol (Drinks, People, Laws, Traditions, Health, Prohibition, Etc.)

Trivia about alcohol are fun! Amaze your friends and relatives. These trivia about alcohol appear in 12 categories. And they are in the following order. I. Drinks Bourbon is the official spirit of the U.S., by act of Congress. 54 Adding a miniature onion to a martini turns it into a Gibson. 38 A tequini is […]

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Minimum Age to Sell Alcohol at Off-Premises Stores by State

I. Background. You’ll find here a summary of each state’s laws about the minimum age to sell alcohol in off-premises venues. That is, in places where customers must take the alcohol elsewhere to consume it. Some states have higher minimum ages for selling spirits. (Spirits are vodka, gin, brandy, tequila, whiskey, rum, etc.) The laws […]

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Judges Arrested for Drunk Driving (DUI, DWI, OVI, etc.)

I. Background Judges arrested for drunk driving exist all over the U.S. As one jurist said, judges wear robes, not capes. They’re human. Perhaps most judges arrested for drunk driving act politely. But in some cases they act very inappropriately when police pull them over. And even more outrageously when an officer arrests them. Learn what […]

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Stopped for Drunk Driving? What to Expect, What to Do, and Not Do

I. Background. Here’s a general overview of what you may expect if you’re stopped for drunk driving. Sometimes the charge is DWI (driving while intoxicated). It also applies to DUI (driving under the influence). The terms vary from state to state as well as the BAC (blood alcohol concentration) to which they refer. And some […]

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People Tend To Underreport Alcohol Drinking Consumption

I. Background Most studies find that people generally underreport alcohol consumption by about 40% to 60%. This doesn’t mean that people always lie about their drinking. To some degree, people simply don’t remember accurately. However, there are patterns to the underreporting. Clearly, people react to social expectations. And they want to maintain a good image. […]

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Calories, Carbs, and Fats in Beverages

The calories, carbs, and fats in beverages can sabotage the best intentions to lose or maintain weight. That’s because we tend to be unaware of just how fattening some beverages really are. Discover the Facts The following list presents the calories, carbs, and fats found in standard servings of both alcohol and non-alcoholic beverages. Beverage […]

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Politicians Arrested for Drunk Driving (Federal & State)

I. Background. There are many politicians arrested for drunk driving. The charge is usually driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI). However, some states use different charges. For example, OUI (operating under the influence) or OWI (operating while intoxicated). And even DWAI (driving while ability impaired). The charges usually relate to alcohol. […]

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