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Date: 06/19/15 10:46 AM

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    UncleBallSak Male 60-69
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    June 18, 2014 at 9:18 am
    Link: My Daily Prayer - ``Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.`` Benjamin Franklin
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    LordJim Male 60-69
    6277 posts
    June 19, 2014 at 10:52 am
    And beer does more than Milton can,
    To justify God`s ways to man.
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    cobrakiller Male 18-29
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    June 19, 2014 at 12:57 pm

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    HiEv Male 40-49
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    June 19, 2014 at 3:12 pm
    The quote "Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy" does not appear to be anything Benjamin Franklin ever wrote. However, it does appear to be somewhat similar to something he wrote about the rain falling on vineyards turning into wine. See here.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    35670 posts
    June 19, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    Miquoted Ben Frnaklin.
    He was saying why you should be happy for rain, not beer. Specifically, he said,
    "Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards, there it enters the roots of the vines, to be changed into wine, a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy."It`s from a letter he wrote to Andre Morelette in 1779.

    But Ben DID say, "In wine there is Wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria."
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    ferdyfred Male 40-49
    13515 posts
    June 19, 2014 at 3:42 pm
    Beer, the greatest invention before the V8 was inducted into muscle cars
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    Jake_Justus Male 50-59
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    June 19, 2014 at 4:03 pm
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    Limiteded Male 30-39
    129 posts
    June 19, 2014 at 10:29 pm
    "At home as it is in the tavern".


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