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It’s Time to Get Serious…About Alcohol

KManInLaLa Wrote: Dec 20, 2012 9:58 PM
I'm 198 proof (99%) certain that this is satire; that's how I read it. Replace "alcohol" with "assault weapons" and you can see where this is going; it's the common rejoinder of most of the columnists, just with a new "villian".

America, we are in a time of crisis. And, meaningful action must be taken before another life is lost. That time for action is now.

According to the World Health Organization, alcohol is responsible for nearly 4 percent of all deaths worldwide. In the United States alone, more than 24,500 people died in 2009 as a result of alcohol, excluding accidents and homicides. In 2010, 31 percent of all traffic-related deaths in the U.S. were the result of alcohol, taking 10,228 lives.

Fellow Americans, something must be done. Too many lives have been lost because of alcohol. Innocent lives snuffed...