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Nate Kemper

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How young is too young to voice opinions on how our country should be run?

I'm 14. I want to know if people think that is too young to have opinions on how our country should be run. I know there will be people who refer to the voting age as a valid restriction and it is. However, I want to know now people's answers and reasons differ from mine. Also if people agree that my generation ( at least that responsible ones) should be included in the talks about the MASSIVE amount of debt that this country has since we and our children will be living with it.

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  • Dec 28 2012: National Institue of Health study shows that the part of the brain that restrains risky behavior, including reckless driving, and thinking skills is not fully developed until the age of 25
    That would be in a perfect world.
    I however, don't think that many of the people who vote now have complete developed brains and I would never be one to deny anyone an opinion on how to get out of the current economic mess.
    It is clear that the old fossils that got us into it are out of their depth when it comes to new ideas leading to a new reality. These will only come from youth who have not yet been told that you can't do it that way.

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