More on the politics of beer in Montana. Politics and beer have been joined together since the beginning of our country. Remember the Whiskey Rebellion? There’s a good book on the history of the saloon period from 1870-1920 called “Faces Along the Bar” by Madelon Powers. People who say they loves their freedoms turn around and like to control other people’s ability to brew their own brew. They also seek to control people’s leisure time. It’s an old story.

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  1. So Big Sky brewing wants to keep all the marbles – isn’t that what capitalism is all about? More profit for itself – squash the competition. So much for a “free market”, you Libertarians. It’s not called state capitalism for nothing …

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