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land of the free

we're also one of the largest sources of arms in the world

can an an
Hm , l an [HINT DRINK It our or
L WINE
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User avatar #17 - pwnagraphy (08/21/2014) [+] (33 replies)
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Alcohol and drugs I don't understand the policies on. Who gives a **** if you wanna shoot up heroin? "Oh but it can kill you! If it doesn't it's bad for you!" So? So's cake, but you can buy that in the supermarket. If drugs were legal to be purchased that would put criminals who ell it out of business, because it can be bought legally.

Same with alcohol. 9/10 kids think alcohol tastes ******* disgusting when young, so they probably wouldn't drink it anyway. "But we don't want people drinking and driving!" It happens anyway with adults. Plus they drill that **** into your head for the first 18 years anyway.

TL; DR Who gives a **** if you wanna drink or do drugs? Only person you are hurting is yourself, and that's your choice if you wanna be a *******
User avatar #5 - dalokan (08/21/2014) [+] (4 replies)
If you think drinking wine from a cup is a good idea, you're too young to drink wine.
User avatar #2 - konradkurze ONLINE (08/21/2014) [+] (3 replies)
America:
18 years old

* get married.....yep
* have kids.....yep
* join the military....yep
* go to war and kill people.....yep
* drink alcohol....nope
*
#16 - forsakenas (08/21/2014) [+] (6 replies)
>can't even buy weed
>can't have consensual sex for money
>can't marry a person of the same sex or multiple people
>Land of the Free

Yes, I know laws differ between states.
#3 - anon (08/21/2014) [+] (2 replies)
18 years old
*can commit a crime and be charged as an adult (hell, this can apply to 15 year-olds)
*can be shot by cops and referred to as an "18-year-old boy"
#10 - anon (08/21/2014) [+] (5 replies)
Most states you can drink before the age of 21, it has to be in the privacy of your own home. The federal law only applies to what age you can buy it and drinking outside your home.

Look it up ignorant ***** .
User avatar #36 - crazyanimal (08/21/2014) [+] (3 replies)
Teens are already the leading in car fatalities... Adding legalization of 18 year old drinking is not a good mix to that
#1 - anon (08/21/2014) [+] (1 reply)
Yeah, you can't drink wine from a cup because that's dumb. You drink wine from a glass.
#22 - anon (08/21/2014) [-]
The logic behind it is that it ******* saves lives by punishing the **** out of immature teenagers before they even think about drinking and driving.
User avatar #43 - dbdbdb (08/21/2014) [-]
Neurological development continues until age 25 - mostly in the areas of reasoning and decision making. I know a lot of the legislation comes from that idea, that they don't want your already-inhibited decision making abilities hindered any further. Look at how many dumb ***** drink underage and go driving and other stupid **** . Stop being so closed minded and move somewhere else if you have such an issue. The comparison between a simple legal proceeding (marriage) and the legal possession (and therefore consumption) of a neurotoxin is null.

Although I drink underage every so often - I aint no cop.
User avatar #8 - demandsgayversion (08/21/2014) [+] (5 replies)
Your brain isn't fully developed yet. Alcohol could impede that growth process.
#47 - anon (08/22/2014) [-]
How is this not logical. Getting married has nothing to do with drinking alchool. I'm sure you can make many arguments on lowering the drinking age. Or rasing the age to get married. But comparing them is just stupid. They have nothing to do with each other.
#97 - ronjeremysweiner (08/22/2014) [-]
if im ever president my first act is going to be beer card for military
#94 - anon (08/22/2014) [+] (1 reply)
This is ******* dumb. You can't have alcohol legally before the age of 21 because at the time that law was pu tinto place it was thought that your body is fully grown and stops developing between 19-21.

It's not about rights, it was about not letting you turn yourself into a ******* retard and if anyone thinks that you should be able to smoke weed and drink at 18

A: You're a child you idiot.
B: You're already doing it anyways so who gives a **** .
C: YOU ARE A ******* CHILD. YOU STOP MAKING THE ADULT TRANSITIONAL PERIOD AT 23-25 YOU DENSE LITTLE **** .

#107 to #94 - anon (08/22/2014) [-]
User avatar #86 - levvy (08/22/2014) [+] (2 replies)
America is a Dictatorship
#77 - djequalizee (08/22/2014) [-]
>Nobody complaining that you can't rent a car until you're 25
User avatar #71 - hanyouvale (08/22/2014) [+] (2 replies)
ironic. i am a 20 year old currently drinking wine while reading this content. (my family believes if you are old enough to die for your country and are currently enlisted, you're old enough to drink im in the army )
User avatar #106 to #91 - hanyouvale (08/22/2014) [-]
i hear most military families let their young soldier, sailor, or what-have-you drink underage.

when enlisting, you have to say "no" for the whole "have you ever drank under age" questions even though 9/10 the person in the process of enlisting is lying and im sure the recruiters are aware of such. and you have high odds of being denied enlistment even if the state legal drinking age is lower 21 and you drank within your state's legal drinking age.

but even then when enlisted, people drink when under 21. they usually drink in their own homes though.
the legal age to purchase alcohol is 21 and that is a federal law. however, the drinking age is a law dictated by the state which is why you see states with drinking ages lower than 21 or the age is 21 but there are exceptions.
like wisconsin for example, to drink in public you need to be 21, but to drink underage you need to do it in a home and around someone 21 to be your drinking guardian.

TL;DR: the legal drinking age is different based on state since it is a state law, but the legal purchasing age of alcohol being 21 is federal. but for the military, the legal drinking age is 21 but people enlisted will drink underage anyways.
#44 - baim (08/21/2014) [+] (2 replies)
>Germany
>beer & wine with 16
>everything else regarding alcohol with 18

and its not a big deal really
User avatar #109 to #92 - baim (08/22/2014) [-]
yes, I wasnt too clear about it, what I meant to do was prove op's point that it doesnt break down society if people get to drink at a younger age
User avatar #6 - kumimono (08/21/2014) [+] (7 replies)
Can't you also join the military at 18? So, they trust you with an assault rifle, but not with a glass of wine.
User avatar #9 to #6 - thatslovesbanned (08/21/2014) [-]
After training
And a look into your medical history
And after getting above a 33 on the ASVAB
#4 - levvy (08/21/2014) [-]
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