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Congress and the White House doubled the amount of methanol in industrial liquor and added benzine to the mix. The poisonous substances were meant to discourage people from drinking bootleg products. (New York Times) vox.com/2014/8/8/59756…
but how dare you question the intel agencies?

The History of Poisoned Alcohol Includes an Unlikely Culprit: The U.S. Government

but believe everything the ABC agencies tell you!

The Chemist’s War: The little-told story of how the US government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition with deadly consequences.

The results were deadly. Bootleggers sold the treated alcohol, & newspapers kept tallies of Americans suspected of dying from poisonous liquor. Often, victims were working-class or poor—people who couldn’t afford smuggled beer or whiskeyatlasobscura.com/articles/poiso…WJaO

10,000 People Died Because The Government Poisoned Alcohol During Prohibition

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