Mom's Top 10 Reasons You'd Better Vote in November
10) Because you’re big enough. For as long as I can remember, neither one of you could wait to be “big enough” to ride a two-wheeler, drive a car, stay out past midnight, all those things that came with age and a certain amount of growth. Well now you’re “big enough” to vote. Do it.
9a) (For Andy) Because you’re old enough to be drafted. Someone in the White House in January may very well decide whether we need to reinstate the draft. Make sure you have your say.
3) Some of your friends are serving in Iraq. The man elected this year will decide how long they stay there. Your vote can ultimately help decide when you see them again.
2) Your vote could determine whether all of the rights you enjoy now continue to be available to you in the next president’s term. It can also determine whether or not you and your fellow Americans are granted any new ones.
1) If you don’t, you’re grounded!