Monthly Archives: April 2007

South Carolina Has Popped Its Cap

Just saw over at the BeerAdvocate forums that today a bill to lift South Carolina’s 6% limit on beer has made it through final passage in the SC legislature, and merely awaits the Governor’s signature to become law. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t jealous. PTCSC didn’t exist in any organized form one [...]

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Friday the 13th

I hope to see some of you tonight at the Grand Opening of The J. Clyde. As mentioned in the last newsletter, they are going to have several promotions going on just for FTH members. It should be a lot of fun. It’s right next door to the Blue Monkey, on Cobb Lane. I should [...]

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Misuse of the Bible

With permission, I am going to post an email that I received today. I was blind copied when Rev. Prentiss emailed this to Richard Laird, now famous for his praise of Prohibition. Rev. Prentiss currently lives in California, but he has family in Alabama that he still visits, and thus he would like to see [...]

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A Press Release

Here is a copy of a press release that will be sent to media outlets across the state today. Gourmet Beer Bill Stalled by Misinformation Espoused by Some State Representatives Press Release Birmingham, AL April 9, 2007 –Contrary to some reports, the Gourmet Beer Bill was not “killed” last Tuesday. Short just 3 votes, it [...]

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Alabama is Ready

Just a quick note. My post from last night was also sent out as a newsletter. So between the page hits on the site today and the newsletter, I think word has been spread pretty far and wide that we are still in this race to win. It’s interesting to note that in the last [...]

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A Setback, and Renewed Determination

HB195 did not make the floor for a vote today. An odd little corner of our constitution known as the Budget Isolation Resolution (BIR) kept our bill off the floor. More on that later, but in a nutshell, our state constitution mandates that at any point before the legislature has passed a state budget, every [...]

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