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Well before the 1900s, a temperance movement had been slowly gaining steam, powered by many in the Bible Belt who felt that drinking alcohol led to an increase in immorality, and also that it was generally sinful in their book. With the help of World War I and a little bit of luck, the temperance movement managed to prohibit the sale of alcohol nationally. →Subscribe for new videos every day! https://www.youtube.com/user/toptenznet?sub_confirmation=1 Find more lists at: http://www.toptenz.net Entertaining and educational top 10 lists from TopTenzNet! Subscribe to our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TopTenz/ Business inquiries to [email protected] Other TopTenz Videos: 10 Disturbing Facts About the Aftermath of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster https://youtu.be/yzOre28SCR4 10 Problems Countries with Ageing Populations are Facing https://youtu.be/q_N6LHUuUmo Text version: https://www.toptenz.net/10-crazy-ways-prohibition-era-influenced-america.php Coming up: 10. Bootlegging Gave Birth to NASCAR Racing 9. Government Showed its Willingness to Go to Insane Lengths to Enforce Rules 8. It Helped Walgreens Become a Powerhouse 7. Basically Everyone was Openly Flouting the Law 6. Many Counties Still Completely Prohibit Alcohol Sales 5. It Allowed for Jazz to Flourish 4. It Empowered and Emboldened the KKK 3. Modern Cruise Lines Were Inspired by Booze Cruises 2. Temperance Paved the Way for the Suffrage Movement 1. Banning Booze Led to Huge Growth in the Candy Industry Source/Further reading: http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/articles/2012/11/01/moonshine-mystique.html http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/medical_examiner/2010/02/the_chemists_war.html http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/columns/medicinal-alcohol-made-mockery-of-prohibition/1095789 http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/ingenious-brick-helped-wine-industry-survive-prohibition-180956412/?no-ist http://io9.gizmodo.com/5895477/these-are-the-places-in-america-where-alcohol-is-still-banned http://www.npr.org/sections/ablogsupreme/2011/09/26/140806996/five-jazz-sides-for-the-age-of-prohibition http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=7880605 http://biographics.org/mob-mentality-al-capone/ https://books.google.com/books?id=pgmsCQAAQBAJ&pg=PA141&dq=prohibition+temperance+and+suffrage&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjKxKL8tKnMAhWKeD4KHUC2CG4Q6AEIPTAG#v=onepage&q=prohibition%20temperance%20and%20suffrage&f=false https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1338&dat=19200709&id=XL1XAAAAIBAJ&sjid=RvQDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6415,911338&hl=en https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Temperance_poster_promoting_the_prohibition_of_alcohol_(21605891684).jpg https://he.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%A7%D7%95%D7%91%D7%A5:National_Prohibition_Convention_1892.jpg https://media.defense.gov/2004/Feb/13/2000594526/780/780/0/040211-F-9586M-001.JPG https://www.maxpixel.net/static/photo/1x/Beer-Bootlegging-Crate-Antique-Alcohol-Vintage-895939.jpg https://picryl.com/media/tire-recapping-cooking-a-recapped-passenger-car-tire-in-a-curing-mold-the-recap https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NASCAR_Corona_Series.jpg https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2014/01/22/20/31/ban-250060_960_720.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/alberta_archives/22239140161 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Raceland_Louisiana_Beer_Drinkers_Russell_Lee.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/dailylolpics/41552865171 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USA-Benicia-Saint_Dominic%27s_Cemetery-Nuns_Graves-2.jpg https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datei:Prohibition_prescription_front.jpg https://www.flickr.com/photos/havgan/4724695178 https://pxhere.com/en/photo/1143512 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Detroit_police_prohibition.jpg https://ru.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%A4%D0%B0%D0%B9%D0%BB:21st_Amendment_Pg1of1_AC.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1933_-_Neuwielier_-_End_of_Prohibition_-_6_Apr_MC_-_Allentown_PA.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:End_of_Prohibition_in_Mississippi.jpg https://www.maxpixel.net/static/photo/1x/Law-Crime-Judge-Legal-Court-Justice-Lawyer-1063249.jpg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eagle_Band_1916_New_Orleans.jpg
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Jovan Weismiller (11 days ago)
You do realise that alcohol metabolises into sugar in the body? Old AA trick, you crave a drink? Take a spoonful of honey or a sweet .
Tigerz (16 days ago)
Many of your facts are wrong on every one of your videos. Try actually doing your research instead of pulling your info from TV shows
Dor Aran (1 month ago)
A few extra things: A) In heat of Depression, when Prohibition repealed, you had 100,000 quickly unemployed, trained Liquor Control agents, experienced in American law enforcement techniques, on the market. Some of these individuals went to work for the very mobsters they were pursuing, honing organized crime activity, that affected situation well into 1970's. (Things like how murders, highjackings, extortion, etc. were investigated and prosecuted aiding the organized criminal in how to beat the system.) B) Huge amounts of illegal money used, mostly in big cities, to influence politicians and steal elections. C) Huge amounts of money for organized crime to hire muscle and affect trade unions. (Jimmy Hoffa, etc.) D) Huge amounts of money that affected 1920's building boom, in part, a place for the upper tiered criminal to place money. (While not the full cause of the depression, some economists list the higher competition/lower profiting (with less amounts of investible illegal liquor cash) in late '20 as one factor of cash flow issues affecting aftermath of 1929 market crash. E) Increased value of wood pulp industry. Fresh off 'banning it' mindset, it was easy for Hearst and other journalists to vilify hemp (marijuana,) getting it strictly defined, and eliminating hemp-pulp's competition to wood pulp, thus increasing the value of the wood pulp industry. (As a matter of reality, agricultural grade hemp ('ditch weed') of virtually no recreational value, yet categorized the same as the strongest recreational grade hemps, showing it is the generic hemp plant, not the affect, target of legislation.)
snoproblem (2 months ago)
Ugh, the US, and humanity at large didn't exactly distinguish themselves during this period, did they? EDIT: Huh, women's rights AND the KKK?
Julie Ann Myers (2 months ago)
Seneca Falls Convention 1848 Women's Christian Temperance Union 1874 Your summary conflating these two movements is misleading The claim that all US counties can make any laws they please is also inaccurate
Frostimations (2 months ago)
Wheels Lifts (3 months ago)
In some counties in georgia to this day you cant order alcohol in a restaurant on Sunday. So stupid
Nick Carlson (3 months ago)
Jazz was helped by Louis Armstrong coming of age during Prohibition.
lagitanavderoscio (3 months ago)
The next "powerhouses" will be dispensaries.
lagitanavderoscio (3 months ago)
Also, bootleggers how to outrace law enforcement to the border as they had no jurisdiction across states.
how tf can caucasian americans be against immigration? just... how...
Randel Smith (3 months ago)
Now do the banning of smoking which also leads to problems
Brad Christensen (3 months ago)
Up until a few years ago, my local county in Georgia was half dry. Beer and wine were ok but nothing hard. Still restricted in gas stations or regular retailers.
James Grossmann (3 months ago)
Gave us organized crime and by extension the drug problem we have today.
Hank W (4 months ago)
The Prohibition Party still nominates candidates for U.S. President & Vice President every four years. In 2012, out of the 27 pairs of presidential & vice presidential candidates that were on the ballot in at least one state, not counting write-ins or Nevada's "None of These Candidates", the Prohibition Party finished 27th in the nationwide popular vote.
Michael Sanches (4 months ago)
Prohibition will never work. I always thought that Temperance workers were kind of crazy. Now that I am older, I have been rear ended twice by drunks while stopped at a traffic light, my best friend was killed by a drunk driver almost cutting him in half while he was on the shoulder of the freeway checking his trailer, and I volunteered 2 years at a homeless shelter, finding out that 75%+ are homeless because of alcohol. I now see where they got their zeal from. Their desire for a better life for all Americans was admirable. Their solution was unworkable. And, unfortunately, I don't know what the answer is.
Scorched Earth (4 months ago)
I quit smoking on Jan 1st this year, but I now chew a lot of gum, and I mean a loooooooot of gum. Still, gum won't kill me.
ismael freytes (4 months ago)
jazz and swing music in prohibition
Scott Miller (5 months ago)
I grew up in a county that passed alcohol laws to the towns, so my town was dry, but my bordering towns were not. And now my city is dry, but not my town or county!
OutOfSight OutOfMind (5 months ago)
I only know of a few counties in Arkansas that ban alcohol. It's stupid.
Jackie Lenarz (5 months ago)
mmmmm ... in Kentucky.... our county just went "moist" less than 10 years ago. Thankfully, we are now wet.
MoonFairy929 (5 months ago)
Candy is for women.... wtf??? Yesh smh 🤦🏽‍♀️
Aftersex Highfives (5 months ago)
Sounds like they've done the same again with opiates.
Darth Utah 66 (5 months ago)
You forgot that it kinda led to the war on drugs. Although states were restricting the sale of cannabis before prohibition had started but when it was coming to an end, the federal government began to look into cannabis usage and in 1937, it had placed an excise tax which had effectively banned the sale at the federal level. And from there, it escalated.
Darth Utah 66 (5 months ago)
3:34 actually, it went down after prohibition. It plateaued in around the 1950s but started to go up again in the 70s then it went down in the 90s.
Gareth Ellis (5 months ago)
£20=$100? Better exchange rate back then I see .....
PixelNinja56 (5 months ago)
I suppose you could say his milkshakes brought all the boys to the bar :-)
Jeff Bloomfield (5 months ago)
Cunard and White Star lines and other European lines could not serve alcohol within the five mile limit of our shores, but once beyond those points, headed to Europe they would open up their liquor bars for the passengers. By the way the Prohibitionists tried to convince European states to follow suit..
Dan Vohasek (5 months ago)
Just an FYI... that stock photo of the "Booze Cruise" labels somewhere in Delaware as "New York, NY". Did the cruise start in NY or Delaware?
Nom du Clavier (6 months ago)
And also that women were sick of their husbands wasting money on liquor then beating them but whatever
Mayloni Minchew (6 months ago)
I hate Utah's liquor laws!!
Adam Kelly (6 months ago)
NASCAR is not accepted nationally, it's really only in Jesusland...
Shayne Fowley (6 months ago)
KKK vs. Irish, Catholic immigrants. No wonder my great-great grandfather was a staunch Republican in Wisconsin.
rob burdack (6 months ago)
Please never loose the beard and glasese....i watched an earlyer top tens and it just was not the same
The Journey (6 months ago)
My Grandfather made and sold his own moonshine. Mom said they would have starved if he hadn’t.
Dick Diamond (6 months ago)
Hilarious that men were to manly to enjoy candy.
nikolai19374 (6 months ago)
Most people think about USA when they hear about prohibition of Alcohol but several countries did something similar in the western world (oddly enough, mostly Protestant countries). Norway f. ex forbade all spirits, Beer and wine was still legal but highly regulated from aprox. 1919 to 1926. Many counties and towns had their own prohibition laws even after the nationwide ban was revoked (F. Ex Haugesund had a citiwide ban on alcohol to c.a. 1960)
William Thomas Ramey (6 months ago)
One of the worst ideas ever considered: attempting to use the law to force people to cease a behavior that had, up til then, been perfectly legal. This gave rise to powerful organized crime groups, imprisonment of otherwise law abiding people and a huge rise in theft and violence resulting from the buying and selling in the black market. Yet we still suffer these same issues, and for the exact same reasons. Prohibition still exists: the prohibition of drugs. It is easily arguable that the prohibition of drugs has caused much more harm due to the power of gangs gained by the black market in drugs, violence caused by the buying, selling and fight for market share by those gangs, the imprisonment of otherwise perfectly law abiding people and deaths due to the lack of health and safety oversight of drugs sold on the black market than all the harm possibly caused by the use of those drugs ever. If every drug from marijuana to heroin were legalized, the power of gangs and cartels would evaporate along with all the violence and corruption associated with them. Prison overcrowding would be a thing of the past. Theft committed by users would almost completely cease. Overdose due to unknown additives and unregulated strength would virtually disappear. Government revenue would improve dramatically thanks to the new taxability of drug sales and the cessation of expenditures enforcing an unwinnable "war" on drugs. As exemplified by pre-prohibition useage statistics plus those from the few countries that have legalized all or nearly all, drugs, use would not jump dramatically. A small portion of the monies spent on enforcement and incarceration could be redirected to education and rehabilitation. As long as society continues to buy into the fear mongering of certain parts of the population and continue to remain ignorant of the lessons learned from the prohibition of alcohol, we will all continue to suffer from the ludicrous policy of a war on drugs.
Jackie Lenarz (5 months ago)
Weyrleader M'ry (6 months ago)
Thank you, Simon. I already knew #10, and #8.
Laura Wargo (6 months ago)
We still have booze cruises along lake erie in Ohio. I've never been on one, as it sounds like my personal hell.
Rachel Franco (6 months ago)
Also, you have a crazy amount of channels. I mean, it's impressive, to be sure, but I honestly don't see how you do them all. Idk if Visualpolitik is one of your channels, but from the videos I've seen, it's you hosting. So.... VisualPolitik, TopTenz, Today I Found Out, Biographics.... am I missing any??
Rachel Franco (6 months ago)
NASCAR's a Southern thing?? Is my family weird because my yankee uncle (from Illinois), is the only one in my extended family that likes NASCAR. My whole family is just obsessed with football.
Jodonho (6 months ago)
11:20 That's Delaware, not New York!
Jodonho (6 months ago)
Evangelicals usually make stupid mistakes and blame the rest of population for the consequences.
Ruth Beaty (6 months ago)
I live in a Southern state that just recently, in the last 20-30 years or so, allowed liquor by the drink in bars. Otherwise you had to take a bottle with you and "drink" from it. It's just as bad as not legalizing recreational drugs and profiting from the taxes the country can make off it, lol.
Kody Kunkle (6 months ago)
Now you can drink and drive in Mississippi
Chris Hansen (6 months ago)
lore enfose-ment whats that? haha
macguy4321 (6 months ago)
A bit of trivia - The San Antonio winery stayed in business during prohibition because they were one of the largest producer of Communion Wine for the Church
eric veneto (6 months ago)
During Prohibition, many bars became ice cream shop, not all turned back.
Charles Montague (6 months ago)
0:43 Nascar 2:15 Govt poisoned alcohol 3:42 Walgreens 5:08 Nation of criminals 6:35 Dry counties 8:07 Jazz 9:06 KKK 10:45 Booze Cruise Lines 12:07 Suffrage 13:26 Candy industry up vote if you found it useful.
Margaret Rogers (6 months ago)
Interesting that the “victims cemetery” illustrative photo is very clearly a cemetery of Catholic nuns...!
Fuqu Pal (6 months ago)
You got some sperm in your beard there, Simon
Mattteus (6 months ago)
I guess one of those other reasons for the candy industry flourishing would be that they had to do something with all the molasses and sugar that would’ve gone into making rum. Also, Prohibition led to one of Boston’s biggest tragedies - the molasses flood.
leon dillon (6 months ago)
For years I have doubted the legality of Prohibition. Thousands of men were unable to vote on it. They were away in college or in the military!! WW I didn't end until 28 June 1919 AD!! US Army units were in Russia fighting with the White Russians in 1920 AD. The law was passed before FDR invented the absentee ballot! Wyoming was one of the few places women could vote (1869 AD).
spitchill (6 months ago)
Democrats started the KKK. Fun fact lefties never mention.
dan hemmerling (6 months ago)
Not every state was dry. The Kennedys made their fortune running molases from Cuba to Florida. Ken Burns Prohibition is an excellent 3 part series.
James Walker (1 month ago)
most states that had even a moderate urban area weren't entirely dry. even ND, backward-..s fragged-up s..thole that it can be, had Fargo and just across the river was Moorhead, MN... and MN was the place that got Volstead on the national map.
Layne Summer (6 months ago)
It is a myth that WWI led to Prohibition.  The movement was already very influential, and the year before we entered the war in 1917, the 'dry forces' had already elected two-thirds majorities in both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
Paul Simmons (6 months ago)
Prohibition got organized crime going and the current drug laws keep the cartels rolling in cash. You'd think that the US Government would recognize this little detail.
James Walker (1 month ago)
you'd think but recognizing that would require conservative pols to STFU
MaskedWolfDragoness (6 months ago)
Women have been abused and beaten by their husbands for countless generations. The prohibition was their attempt to make something that exacerbated their husbands' violent tendencies illegal.
Heyitsaddie23 (6 months ago)
LOVE LOVE LOVE! Prohibition is my all time favorite topic!
Franklin Archambault (6 months ago)
the biggest klan gathering in the history of America took place in Chicago  in the thirties and not powered by booze just democants who wanted to show their racism
Kal Random (6 months ago)
It also helped build JP Morgan's empire as the cars at that time could also run on moonshine, so he funded the suffrage movement so to keep everyone depending upon his gasoline.
Hells Belle (6 months ago)
Hi Simon, wish I waa with you atm, snuggled in a warm cozy jumper instead of sweating my ar$e off in a hot Australian summer. Love your channels a
samantha Harris (6 months ago)
Moves to nc from nv looks around... wtf is an A.B.C stores
Baron Saturday (6 months ago)
That's Delaware, not New York. 11:23
Freedomcat (6 months ago)
Funny fact during prohibition it was not illegal to own or consume alcohol as well as making it. It was just illegal to sell alcohol.
Brandon McKinley (6 months ago)
I've watched a lot of your videos. This was one of my very favorites. That and the Bear that fought in WW2.
William Reffett (6 months ago)
Hey you do realize that sugar and yeast are the two main ingredients in producing alcohol
Aaron Burr Atwood. (6 months ago)
“American needs a toke.”
George (6 months ago)
RI never ratified the 19th amendment , Montana was the first state to cease enforcing the 19th amendment in 1928
Roux_504 (6 months ago)
Coming from New Orleans ,I had no idea that in some places you can't drink alcohol in public or buy alcohol whenever you wanted to.
Valerie Felmet Corbet (3 months ago)
Just try buying spirits in counties where you're allowed to dig for valuable minerals.
George (6 months ago)
Fact ! Arnold Rothstien did not drink !
Opedanderson (6 months ago)
Temperance was also against tobacco
Valerie Felmet Corbet (3 months ago)
The problem was that men would get their paycheck and promptly drink it away at the local bar. Women decided they wanted to feed themselves and their children instead.
Valerie Felmet Corbet (3 months ago)
The Temperance movement basically STARTED America's dry period.
Thomas Wilson (6 months ago)
You can draw a direct line form the emergence of the temperance movement back to the Civil War, and its pretty basic as to why. Large numbers of veterans suffering from very real and painful physical wounds and sufferers of what we would now call PTSD (which society at the time called cowardice). With only opiates and alcohol to numb or control physical pain and mental anguish, it is no surprise that large numbers of veterans became addicted destroying themselves and their families. The impact on societal structure, particularly in the South, was pretty severe (CSA Vets were not provided services or pension obviously--except for a grave marker allowed in 1929). The temperance movement is a reaction to that damage. Much is often made of the so-called Bible Belt and its moral strictures leading to a temperance reactionary movement, and perhaps that is so, but then again perhaps having large number of alcoholic vets receiving no treatment or support might be just as significant. It's also noteworthy that the FDA is established (1906) during the emergence of this movement, also a reaction to the wide-spread distribution of some fairly strong and addictive drugs to the same veteran and general population. Very well done Simon, another interesting and thought provoking video from your team.
Charlie Blum (6 months ago)
JFK's Papa was a great bootlegger. ;)
James Walker (1 month ago)
really? you think?
Marge O'Connor (6 months ago)
Using a convent graveyard to illustrate the deaths caused by booze was downright weird.
Lilith Valentine (6 months ago)
Imagine having masculinely so fragile that you won't even eat candy.
David Fortier (12 days ago)
Imagine learning how to spell!
GigawingsVideo (5 months ago)
@Lifragen Fedora got wider brim to actually protect from weather. Trillby tend to be worn a bit skewed or just for style while they use umbrella for protection from weather instead.
Lifragen (5 months ago)
@GigawingsVideo Could be wrong, but Wikipedia seems to imply otherwise. "The hat was fashionable for women, and the women's rights movement adopted it as a symbol. After  Edward, Prince of Wales started wearing them in 1924, it became popular among men for its stylishness and its ability to protect the wearer's head from the wind and weather."
GigawingsVideo (5 months ago)
@Lifragen Well Fedora is actually for male. You're talking about Trillby that most m'lady edgelords wore nowadays.
Lifragen (5 months ago)
@GigawingsVideo Fedoras were originally women's hats.
James 717 (6 months ago)
In the Walgreens bit your talking about stoners trying to get high so they get their booze prescription filled? 🤔
Mike Hunt (6 months ago)
Does anyone else reckon Jack Marston could have a story set in this era? Less western and little more modern. Like Lawless
Watch those crazy hand movements! Dance, Jazz Hands, DANCE! (Uhh...what was he saying?)
Spit Fire (6 months ago)
So alcohol laws were as much of a failure as drug laws,k
James Walker (1 month ago)
basically the same thing... once liquor went back on the market (usually with the help of the family that started Seagram's (bought for the name, Bronfman was a bootlegger up along the canadian line south of Winnipeg), return on investment was in demand, and drugs from stuff as minor as marijuana all the way to cocaine and morphine, that was being a way to make money in sketchy parts of town....
scott bryant (6 months ago)
Pretty much yeah
jess Brooks/joyner (6 months ago)
I live in a dry county there is literally a liqueur store just past the county line 15 min drive instead of going to the next town
Ellie Saint (6 months ago)
Number one is so true, I am a recovering alcoholic I quit drinking last year during the summer and all I could think about for the first 2 weeks after quitting was chocolate
O'le Green (6 months ago)
I kept waiting for the Shaker&Spoon ad...
GTR&ELT Steve (6 months ago)
It all goes on deaf ear anyways :)
morningstar (6 months ago)
I'll drink to that! (Apart from the KKK obviously)
Barry Werdell (6 months ago)
"Oh the demolition derby and figure eight is easy money in the bank then running from the man in Oklahoma City with a five hundred gallon can" -Rapid Roy, Jim Croce.
Edwin Camacho Rivera (6 months ago)
Walgreens. Milkshakes. Why do I have the song by Kellis in my head?
Ryan Hodges (6 months ago)
What’s crazy is for at least a large part of prohibition while it was illegal to have sell or drink alcohol it wasn’t illegal to be drunk which is funny to me. And also I’m more modern time it’s still illegal to make and sell moonshine in some states but it’s not illegal to just make it for your own personal use I actually know a man who had a moonshine steel in his back yard and had nothing hiding it but he wasn’t breaking any laws because he wasn’t selling it which I think is hilarious haha
Ryan Hodges (5 months ago)
Jackie Lenarz yeah that is true but sense the guy I know wasn’t selling it there wasn’t anything that could be done about it at least that’s how the law works where I live it could be different state to state. Like that’s perfectly legal here but in Georgia he might have had to get a permit to do that or it could just be outright illegal all together. But I understand what your saying. And he did somewhat pay taxes on it because he had to buy all of the ingredients and equipment to make it.
Jackie Lenarz (5 months ago)
.... mmmmm The Government wants to get their taxes from its sale. For every "free" bottle of shine, the government is losing out on the tax of the otherwise purchased bottle of the legal stuff.
pablonh (6 months ago)
11:28 Is that where you really think New York is? In Delaware?
Layne Summer (6 months ago)
Awesome catch!
schizoidboy (6 months ago)
I remember asking my mom about the bootlegging in the movie "Legends of the Falls" which is supposed to take place in Montana where the characters are transporting alcohol from Canada. She remarked the Montanan's largely made their own alcohol, and considering all the farms out there it is not all that difficult to see them not needing bootleggers in the region.
jim s (6 months ago)
I’ll drink to that!
nattygsbord (6 months ago)
Its immoral to steal a booze from someone that is thirsty
Layne Summer (6 months ago)
... like taking candy from a baby ...
Steve Fox (6 months ago)
i can vouch for the addiction swapping, since i quit smoking ive had a massive ice cream problem lol
Nathan Kraus (6 months ago)
Simon...what's with the beard crumbs?
Fredrik Ljung (6 months ago)
Nice jumper
Christopher Hall (6 months ago)
video starts and all i can see in something in your beard XD
Spotted Buddha (6 months ago)
There's a bit of food in your mustache....just there
eegernades (6 months ago)
The bible belt always seems to be behind the times
Dor Aran (1 month ago)
eegernades: Democrats are still the party of KKK, Blacks make up 1:10 Americans, yet account for 1:3 abortions, a statistic that pleases racists, Klansmen and Hollywood elitist. (There are more black aborted in NYC than born!) The common myth of "Nixon's 'Southern Strategy" fails to recognize the 3rd party George Wallace effect in 1968, and that most southern states didn't go red until the 1990's. Hillary Clinton's mentor, Virginia Sen Byrd, was a Grand Kleegal (whatever that is) in KKK. Hillary's hero, Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger, ('to control the lessor races'), was a favorite and speaker to KKK. Look at sad status of urban American Blacks, 55 years victims of former Klansman and former US President Lyndon Johnson's, 'Great Society Program' that he boasted 'will keep them n------rs voting Democrat for 200 years.' and I can go on and on. Suggest you research Blaxit movement, Black Americans who've awoken to the true results of the Democrat Party-the historic party of KKK.
Aftersex Highfives (5 months ago)
20 years. 30 in Alabama
eegernades (6 months ago)
@Heyitsaddie23 now that is pretty interesting. It makes you think how things couldve went if the Democrats and Republicans didnt switch sides later on.
Heyitsaddie23 (6 months ago)
Here's what's really interesting, the temperance movement was considered to be a progressive movement. It was usually the more conservative politicians who did not support it.
James 717 (6 months ago)
Weird thing is I'm from Wisconsin, they stop selling beer at 12 am, or 9 PM depending on location. Moved to Tennessee a few years back into a county which had been a dry county not too long before, they sell beer until 3 am here. It's awesome for me, but found it a bit strange. However they do treat wine like hard liquor, not selling on Sunday or certain holidays and stop selling that at 9 pm
Robert Hobson (6 months ago)
There is food in your beard. Get a new makeup artist.
Nick Crandall (6 months ago)
There's no such thing as a loophole. The United States is a nation of laws. It's either against the law or it's legal. People just come up with clever ways of staying within the confines of a law.

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