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Old January 20th, 2008, 12:20 PM   #1
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how come the govt doesn't create a pact with moonshiners?

i'm on the history channel and wathchnin these moonshiners that are creating 90% alcohol. could the govt tap these people for a new 85 crop, and why don't they.


unedit: I may be drunk, but why don't the good ole boys help us out.
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Old January 20th, 2008, 12:23 PM   #2
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i'm on the history channel and wathchnin these moonshiners that are creating 90% alcohol. could the govt tap these people for a new 85 crop, and why don't they.


unedit: I may be drunk, but why don't the good ole boys help us out.
What? Also, you are drunk at 1:20 pm on a Sunday?
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Old January 20th, 2008, 12:27 PM   #3
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what? I ran out of vodka for screwdrivers, I substituted everclear for vodka
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Old January 20th, 2008, 12:29 PM   #4
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what? I ran out of vodka for screwdrivers, I substituted everclear for vodka
So, are you saying the government should be paying moonshiners to produce Ethanol? Everclear, that's pretty much moonshine anyway!
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Old January 20th, 2008, 12:32 PM   #5
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why not? Hmm the moonshiners are creating everclear (better than E85), why not pay them to keep creating it? Give me a ligitmate reason.
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Old January 20th, 2008, 12:34 PM   #6
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There is no way they could produce enough to make any impact.
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Old January 20th, 2008, 12:34 PM   #7
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why not? Hmm the moonshiners are creating everclear (better than E85), why not pay them to keep creating it? Give me a ligitmate reason.
Because they can't tax them.
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Old January 20th, 2008, 12:38 PM   #8
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Because they can't tax them.
depends how you see it . if the govt says "give me your first 1.5 gallons and your fee has been paid then they're taxed.
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Old January 20th, 2008, 12:48 PM   #9
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So, are you saying the government should be paying moonshiners to produce Ethanol? Everclear, that's pretty much moonshine anyway!
they pay farmers( taxes) not to grow corn. why not pay moonshiners to produce a product that is 70% of its final project?
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Old January 20th, 2008, 12:50 PM   #10
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they pay farmers( taxes) not to grow corn. why not pay moonshiners to produce a product that is 70% of its final project?
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Old January 21st, 2008, 10:41 AM   #11
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well they dont pay me not to grow corn navert hered that we also make 90 for drinking only but damn one soth of that is all you need
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Old January 21st, 2008, 01:58 PM   #12
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more realistically, why doesnt the govt. drop the corn subsities, and give them out for sugar beets?
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