The House of Representatives is considering a resolution to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the repeal of alcohol prohibition. From the bill’s peremptory clauses:
Whereas throughout American history, alcohol has been consumed by its citizens and regulated by the Government;
Whereas prior to the 18th Amendment to the Constitution, which established Prohibition in the United States, abuses and insufficient regulation resulted in irresponsible overconsumption of alcohol;
Whereas passage of the 18th Amendment, which prohibited `the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors’ in the United States, resulted in a dramatic increase in illegal activity, including unsafe black market alcohol production, organized crime, and noncompliance with alcohol laws;…
Think any of the congresscritters who vote for the bill will notice the irony?