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Free The Texas Beer Industry!! And Remember, Democrats Suck!!

The editorial writers at

The Dallas Morning News

usually spend their time frothing at the mouth about the downfall of civilization being brought about by radical groups like Democrats.

Now they have taken up a new cause.

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Inspired our Robb Walsh's story on the sad state of Texas microbreweries, the News editorialists have demanded change.

"It's time for Austin to put the interests of Texas beer drinkers, not Texas beer distributors, first. It's time to free beer in Texas," they thundered.

Maybe it's not as bold a stand as the time the News allowed the famous "Welcome Mr. Kennedy to Dallas" ad to run on November 22, 1963, but it's a start.

-- Richard Connelly

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