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After Bar Brawl, British Parliament Moves To Limit Members' Drinks

3 years agoNews : The Two-Way

Drinking has long been a part of life for many members of Parliament. But a fight started by one lawmaker has lead to new rules. Bartenders and other staff will be trained on how to cut off intoxicated politicians.
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Ukrainian MPs in mass brawl after Russian is spoken in Parliament

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

The Ukrainian parliament was briefly suspended on Tuesday after lawmakers from the nationalist Svoboda party brawled with opposition politicians over the language used in a speech.The leader of the ruling Party of Regions faction, O... Read Post

Texas Public Intoxication Laws Allow Arrests Without Intoxication. Or Even Drinking.

News : The Agitator (5 years ago)

Various jurisdictions in Texas have made news over the last several years for sending vice squads into bars and arresting patrons for drinking. Not drinking and driving, mind you. Just drinking. In a bar. In a scary piece for Mother... Read Post

Horse Walks into a Bar, Bartender asks: "why the long face" - 19th May 2011

News : The Coming Crisis (4 years ago)

After stunning railway staff by trying to get his horse on a train, it emerged today that it wasn't the first time its owner had treated him like one of the family. Remarkably he had taken the animal int o a pub for a drink and, aft... Read Post


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