I think it was because our government learned a little something from Prohibition. Or should I say from the criticism of prohibition that made them start rubbing their greedy little hands together. So for the next few days I am going to present my case starting with the Prohibition of Alcohol that was implemented by the 18th Amendment and the Volstead Act in 1919.
And yes this will be a history lesson with my own little twist. So let's see how far down this rabbit hole you will follow. First we need to look at a small little minority of people in this country that formed the Anti-Saloon League. Here's a little of what Wikipedia had to say about them. And from what I remember from my history classes, this sounds about right. Now I ask, does it have a modern day equivalent?