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I'm No Liberal

I'm no Liberal, but...

That's how I'm going to start off every political statement I make for the coming year.  Call it a new year's resolution I'm going ahead with.  I don't like publicizing this, because I never considered myself a chronic alcoholic, but I've drank beer almost every day of my life since my twenties except for short periods of a few months here and there.  Around 2005, I went most of a year without beer.  Seldom would you find me drunk.  Beer was, and almost always has been, a steady part of my diet.  I'd catch a nice buzz, and then basically go to sleep.  This stint has been about three months since my last beer, or drink, as alcoholics are prone to say.  I love beer.  I don't love liquor.  Therefore, "my last beer" is my choice of words.  I can't swear off beer at this point as a new year's resolution, and I fully intend to drink beer again.  I'm just taking a year off.  I never want to be known as an abstai…