[LMB] OT: legalization

Walter Bushell proto at panix.com
Thu Jan 27 01:53:26 GMT 2011


On Jan 26, 2011, at 7:03 PM, Peter Granzeau wrote:

> At 12:48 PM 1/26/2011, Anke Wehner wrote:
>> I can't really imagine drinking or smoking age to be raised above the
>> age of majority, though. You're old enough to sign binding contracts,
>> vote in elections and to run for most political offices, or to
>> volunteer for the army... Sorry, but combining that with "you are too
>> young to drink alcohol" seems seriously weird to me.
> 
> And to me.  Which tells me that the age to be able to sign binding contracts, vote in elections and to run for most political offices, or to volunteer for the army is too young.  Instead of lowering the drinking age, we should raise all those other ages back to 21.
> 
I would raise the age to volunteer for the army to 35 or 40. If one is too young to be President, how can one be old enough to be in the Army?




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