Xander (digitalgoth) wrote,
Xander
digitalgoth


So there was an article in today's paper about how the wonderful state of California might be lowering the legal voting age to 14. 14!!! Votes from ages 14-15 would be counted as 1/4th of a vote, and votes from 16-17 year olds would be 1/2 of a vote...
Full article here.

Other top stories today included:
Bush went on Arab television Wednesday in an effort to limit the diplomatic damage from the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by American soldiers, offering no direct apology but saying the mistreatment "does not represent the America that I know."

story here

as well as:
Picasso's 1905 painting "Boy with a Pipe" sold for $104 million Wednesday at Sotheby's, breaking the record for an auctioned painting.

story here


I post these three things not to educate you, my readers, on the news, I post them because I am curious about your opinions on the subjects.

Should 14 year olds be allowed to vote?
Should Bush have apologised?
Why did a piece of canvas smothered in color sell for more money than 95% of the american populace will ever see?

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