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    Re: "It's a War": Mexico Under Siege

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Legalizing alcohol put the Mafia out of business? Legalizing alcohol put an end the illegal liquir business? The answer is a resounding, no.
    When repeal of Prohibition occurred in 1933, organized crime lost nearly all of its black market alcohol profits in most states (states still had the right to enforce their own laws concerning alcohol consumption) because of competition with low-priced alcohol sales at legal liquor stores.

    [ame=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prohibition_in_the_United_States]Prohibition in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia[/ame]
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    Re: "It's a War": Mexico Under Siege

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    Did I say they would take it as some kind of ****ing concession? No, I didn't.
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    Re: "It's a War": Mexico Under Siege

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    When repeal of Prohibition occurred in 1933, organized crime lost nearly all of its black market alcohol profits in most states (states still had the right to enforce their own laws concerning alcohol consumption) because of competition with low-priced alcohol sales at legal liquor stores.

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    Then, of course, the mafia moved to gambling and other illegal drugs. But, naturally, it totally ended the mafia-run black market in booze.
    Wow. Am I awesome or what?

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