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Volstead Act Totalitarianism part 2

  Capital ships serving wine were liable to confiscation   Sec. 3. Any room, house, building, boat, vehicle, structure, or place of any kind where intoxicating liquor is sold, manufactured, kept for sale, or bartered in violation of the War Prohibition Act, and all intoxicating liquor and all property kept and used in maintaining such a place , is hereby declared to be a public and common nuisance, and any person who maintains or assists in maintaining such public and common nuisance shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $1000, or be imprisoned for not less than 30 days or more than one year, or both. If a person has knowledge that his property is occupied or used in violation of the provisions of the War Prohibition Act and suffers the same to be so used, such property shall be subject to a lien for, and may be sold to pay, all fines and costs assessed against the occupant of such building or property for any vi

Volstead Act Totalitarianism part 1

  Rep. Andrew Volstead (R) Minnesota  You have never seen the National Prohibition Act as it was written , passed, over Presidential veto and enforced at gunpoint by minions of the Methodist White Terror. Its text, never much bandied about after the Crash that began in 1920, was carefully hidden from view after the Increased Penalties Act of March 2, 1929 doomed the planned and coerced economy to total collapse into the Great Depression. Tiny print summaries were printed in the 20s and 30s, but only the Congressional version was actually legible. This is it.( link ) If you have a copy of a State dry law, please get in touch and I'll convert and publish it here as illuminated text. Prohibition extended its tentacles into every area of national production, the economy, financial markets and the banking system. The scope and audacity of its fanatical controls are set forth here in plain language, illuminated by factual data from the real-life economy that existed at the time. SIXTY-SI