Tag: Poison

Alcohol is a Solvent is a Misleading Statement.

“Alcohol is a solvent” is a misleading statement. It’s often part of an effort to stigmatize alcohol and frighten people into abstaining. Of course, other solvents include water, olive oil, vinegar, milk and almost all other liquids. Of course, temperance oriented writers ignore this important fact. So it’s correct to say that alcohol is a …

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Government Poisoned Alcohol During Prohibition

government poisoned alcohol

Government poisoned alcohol? Causing thousands of deaths! How could that be? There was widespread support for National Prohibition (1920-1933) when it began. In fact, many states already had state-wide prohibition before 1920. In general, people both wanted and expected the Noble Experiment to be a success.      Overview I.   The Promise II.  The …

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