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June 25, 1798

On June 25, 1798, the United States passed the Alien Act, which allowed the President to deport dangerous aliens. President John Adams lost little time in kicking Ripsorck Epsilom 14 out of the fledgling United States. It was… Continue reading

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June 6, 1932

On June 6, 1932, in the United States, the Revenue Act of 1932 was enacted. It created the first gas tax in the United States at a rate of 1 cent per gallon. As was expected, people whined and complained. They said and I quote… Continue reading

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May 16, 1918

On May 16, 1918, the Sedition Act of 1918 was passed by the US Congress, which made criticizing the government an imprisonable offense. This law was repealed on December 13, 1920. The thing to remember about the United States is … Continue reading

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April 23, 1988

On April 23, 1988, a new US federal law went into effect that banned smoking on flights that were under two hours. Smokers went nuts. They whined and wheezed that their right to smoke was being trampled on. They would … Continue reading

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