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Old 07-23-2009, 03:06 PM
Location: Victoria TX
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Originally Posted by RVlover View Post

REPLY: You might be...until one of your Parents or Siblings is murdered and raped. Then you will fully understand what IS just.

Has it ever occurred to you that there is a reason why the victim's family members are not allowed to sit on the jury?

What kind of a person would want our constitutional due process to be carried out the the people LEAST likely to be objective, fair and impartial?

I want to execute the bully who stole my kid's lunch money. Would that make it just? You have some very strange ideas about justice.

Old 07-23-2009, 03:12 PM
Location: Victoria TX
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Originally Posted by RVlover View Post
'The drinking age is less than 21 in virtually every country in the world, most of which don't seem to have insurmountable problems with youthful drunken debauchery and alcohol-related societal vandalism'

REPLY: Judge Judy on TV would disagree ; alchohol with youth is a very big problem in America, especially, and fuels many crimes and willful immoral behavior. Adult Americans not excluded.
When Judge Judy allegedly disagreed with me, what exactly did she say about the crimes and willful immoral behavior in those countries where the drinking age is less than 21? Do you ever read anybody's posts, or just fire wild shots from the hip in the "reply" box? Is watching Judge Judy where you get all your facts?
Old 07-24-2009, 03:11 AM
Location: Bronx, NY
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It should stay until 21. Just wait until 21, Just a couple years more lol.
Old 07-24-2009, 03:51 AM
Location: Prescott Valley, Az (unfortunately still here)
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Originally Posted by RLangben View Post
I believe we should lower the drinking age to 18. The drinking age of 21 is inconsistent with other laws pertaining to responsibilities that the age of 18 holds.

Such as

-Ability to sign a 6-8 year contract with the military
-Getting bank loans and credit cards
-Being able to live on your own
-Signing leases for apartments
-Paying bills and taxes all on your own
-Being held completely responsible for all of you actions
-Being able to purchase Tobacco products

But after all of these various responsibilities that a 18 year old is deemed old enough to handle, you have to be 21 to drink legally?

What do you think about this?
-Can get married without a parents permission on paper.
-Will be charged as an adult in any crime (in the U.S. you are considered an adult at 18).
Old 07-24-2009, 03:52 AM
Location: Prescott Valley, Az (unfortunately still here)
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I know, it makes no sense. They should drop the age limit to 18. I totally agree!
Old 08-06-2009, 11:36 PM
Location: Austin TX
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Should be lowered to 18!
Old 08-07-2009, 02:35 AM
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I do not think the drinking age should be lowered to 18. I think it should be lowered to 16 just like it is in Germany. I am 100% German heritage so do not hate on this.
Old 08-07-2009, 09:48 AM
Location: SWE
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I don't think they're should be a drinking age at all. Maybe this way parents would actually start paying more attention to what their teenage kids are doing, and the police could use their resources to fight real crime instead of giving tickets to some student kids peacefully having a few beers on a friday night at the park.
Old 08-07-2009, 02:38 PM
Location: Living on the Coast in Oxnard CA
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Why not make it 16 or 15? Why have an age limit at all? I noticed some kids as young as 13 diving into some adult beverages at a party we were attending. If it is available and kids are around aren't they going to drink if they can anyway?

Maybe we should do away with all laws.
Old 08-07-2009, 03:24 PM
Location: Sango, TN
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If you're old enough to die for your country, then you're old enough to enjoy some suds. Thats all I'm saying.

For all of those people who want the drinking age to be 21, how old was Jesus when he turned water into wine?
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