Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Pelosi says she backs lowering voting age to 16
The Hill ^ | 03/14/19 03:19 PM EDT | JOHN BOWDEN

Posted on 03/14/2019 7:38:14 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum

click here to read article


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-4041-6061-80 ... 141-159 next last

1 posted on 03/14/2019 7:38:14 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

Yeah, and they could have the teachers unions show them how to vote. Oh I forgot, they already do. How convenient.


2 posted on 03/14/2019 7:41:22 PM PDT by Track9 (Conservatives like underdogs, progressive like victims.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

Of course she does. She’s reaching for a one party system in the USA.


3 posted on 03/14/2019 7:41:27 PM PDT by Savage Beast (The Trump Revolution is the Resistance to the Decadence of Western Civilization.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

4!!! :)


4 posted on 03/14/2019 7:41:30 PM PDT by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

The human brain doesn’t finish all its developmental stages until age 25.

Just sayin’...


5 posted on 03/14/2019 7:42:46 PM PDT by null and void (If socialism is so grand, why are Guatemalans coming here instead of going to Venezuela?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum
Pelosi told the Times that she wanted to expand voter access to 16 and 17-year-olds “because when kids are in school, they’re so interested, they’re so engaged.”

And so politically stupid!

6 posted on 03/14/2019 7:43:16 PM PDT by Don Corleone (Nothing makes the delusional more furious than truth.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

Why not 13?


7 posted on 03/14/2019 7:43:22 PM PDT by House Atreides (Boycott the NFL 100% — PERMANENTLY)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

They want illegal immigrants and now children voting for powerful politicians and policies the rest of us will have to obey.

They are not any longer hiding their desire for one party rule and machine politics at the national level.


8 posted on 03/14/2019 7:43:41 PM PDT by Republican Wildcat
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: null and void

Universal sufrage is a societal death sentence, regardless of age.


9 posted on 03/14/2019 7:44:07 PM PDT by Cboldt
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 5 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

Outta on the face of it! And besides, these kid’s aren’t being taught about government.


10 posted on 03/14/2019 7:45:40 PM PDT by Flaming Conservative ((Pray without ceasing))
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

Desperation

Looking for uniformed, but highly energized and malleable, voters where ever they can be found.


11 posted on 03/14/2019 7:45:52 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

Who’s going to stop 16 year olds from voting anyways? Dead people and illegals get to vote, why not teens! Heck, if they make it 10 feet out of the birth canal sign em up! Plants and animals too!


12 posted on 03/14/2019 7:46:04 PM PDT by cabojoe
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum
The oddly, and ironically named "Democratic" party just HATES free, fair, and adult Citizen elections.

Beyond mere socialism, might this is be Venezuela partie deux, headed our way?

.

13 posted on 03/14/2019 7:46:11 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in-never, never,never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. Winston Churchill)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

If they can vote they should be able to buy guns.


14 posted on 03/14/2019 7:46:58 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

This is a admission that the Democratic Party no longer appeals to responsible adults.


15 posted on 03/14/2019 7:47:10 PM PDT by Widget Jr
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

I back making the age for consuming intoxicants, driving, military service, and voting accrue one year apart in precisely that sequence, starting at sixteen.


16 posted on 03/14/2019 7:48:02 PM PDT by MrEdd (Caveat Emptor)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

We don’t know who runs the Democrat Party. It isn’t the followship we see on TV in the form of Schumer, and Pelosi. They are just the policy readers for the real leadership, the invisible leadership, the ones behind the curtain. Where’s Dorothy when you need her.


17 posted on 03/14/2019 7:48:17 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists call 'em what you will they all have fairies livin' in their trees.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: House Atreides

Why not 8? And a $100.00 an hour minimum wage? And abortion up to the age of 3? And 4 votes per dem, 1/4 vote per conservative? Oh, and the death penalty only for white males!


18 posted on 03/14/2019 7:48:44 PM PDT by albie
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 7 | View Replies]

To: E. Pluribus Unum

Heinlein had the best idea I ever came across. No true citizenship unless a person serves a minimum of two years in the military. At the end of which he or she becomes a citizen with the right to vote, to hold office etc.


19 posted on 03/14/2019 7:49:01 PM PDT by Ciaphas Cain ("Socialism is a war crime against one’s own people." -- tinyowl on 03/11/2019)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Savage Beast

> Of course she does. She’s reaching for a one party system in the USA. <

Please be patient, Ms. Pelosi. The waves of illegal immigrants will get you that one party system soon enough.


20 posted on 03/14/2019 7:49:29 PM PDT by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 3 | View Replies]


Navigation: use the links below to view more comments.
first 1-2021-4041-6061-80 ... 141-159 next last

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson