Sunday, September 14, 2008

Help The Youth of America Save Themselves



"You can fight for democracy at home and not in some foreign land."-Billy Bragg

When I was sixteen, I had a job and paid taxes.
When I was sixteen, I had strong opinions about the economy, the environment, nuclear weapons, the right to privacy, income taxes, politics.
When I was sixteen, I was responsible and well-educated.
But I didn't have the right to vote.
Lowering the voting age may not be the magic bullet to improve the lives of youth, but by giving them a real stake in their futures and their present lives it will push them to become involved, active citizens of this great nation.
Go check out the top ten reasons to lower the voting age.

The future belongs to them, they should have a say.


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