Monday, February 6, 2012
Beer Drinking and Military Service
The USA, Fiji and Pakistan all have one thing in common: 21 is the DRINKING AGE in all of these countries! (see link)
This is an insane law in the US: In many states, NY, NJ and Connecticut, the minimum age to drink is TWENTY-ONE. A person has to be 21 years old to take a mug of beer, a shot of whisky or a glass of wine. He or she has to be 21 to buy beer or any liquor in a liquor store.
But that same person who has to be 21 to have a beer, can JOIN THE MILITARY and HOLD an M-16 at EIGHTEEN! At 18 that same person can legally hold a gun!
So a military service personnel has the legal right to KILL another human being, BUT NO RIGHT TO HAVE A BEER!
This law is INSANE. There is no common sense in this law, none, zilch, ZERO!
This law has everything to do with BIG BUSINESS, insurance companies and NOTHING to do with intuition and common sense.
Here is a list of states where the drinking age is 21 YEARS OLD:
North Dakota, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands are the only places in the US where the age is 18 or 19, yet in all of the other 49 states a man or woman can be sent to WAR at 17 or 18!
The RIGHT TO VOTE at 18 but not have a BEER!