Fat kids and drug cartels: The lessons 81 years after prohibition


By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — If you had a beer with the weekend’s football games or a glass of wine after some holiday shopping, then congratulations. You celebrated the 81st anniversary of the end of Prohibition.

But even though it has been eight decades since Congress stopped trying to sober us up, big government at almost every level is still trying various prohibitions.

Illinois Watchdog Radio took a look at some of the modern-day examples and at why big government hasn’t learned its lessons of 80 years ago.