Mayor's comment stirs drinking age de...

Mayor's comment stirs drinking age debate

There are 7 comments on the WNYT NewsChannel 13 story from Sep 22, 2012, titled Mayor's comment stirs drinking age debate. In it, WNYT NewsChannel 13 reports that:

Ever since the 1980s, the legal drinking age in New York State has been 21, although many people think the law is unenforceable and should be changed.

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RalphAvartis1959

Clifton Park, NY

#1 Sep 22, 2012
Is this fool serious? We have enough problems with 21 year olds drinking!

Maybe if these kids behaved like adults, the state would consider lowering the drinking age to 18, but incidents like "kegs and eggs" have cemented the minimum age at 21.

If you've ever been downtown on Friday night, you know EXACTLY why we have an elevated drinking-age.
Rosina

Albany, NY

#2 Sep 22, 2012
the mayor wants to push the drinking back on-campus. that would relieve pressure on apd and the student ghetto neighborhood.
RalphAvartis1959

United States

#3 Sep 22, 2012
Rosina wrote:
the mayor wants to push the drinking back on-campus. that would relieve pressure on apd and the student ghetto neighborhood.
Pushing the drinking "back on-campus" would only bring hood rats to the campus. Do that and watch the rapes and assaults skyrocket at SUNYA.
Kaiser Soze

Albany, NY

#4 Sep 22, 2012
Where did that editor get his degree? It's "moot" not "mute" you moron...
Pres Karin

Albany, NY

#5 Sep 22, 2012
RalphAvartis1959 wrote:
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Pushing the drinking "back on-campus" would only bring hood rats to the campus. Do that and watch the rapes and assaults skyrocket at SUNYA.
You are correct. But the problem is out of the Mayor's and APD'S hair and becomes a huge issue for SUNY Albany. That's OK with the Mayor, because he hates SUNY Albany, since they won't play his silly political games such as Saint Rose has for years. SUNY Albany has got ballz when it comes to playing with Jerry Jennings.
jim

Albany, NY

#6 Sep 22, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legal_drinking_a...

scroll down to the united states. States will loose money from the feds if they lower the age below 21.
RalphAvartis1959

Brooklyn, NY

#8 Sep 22, 2012
That's all be need..a bunch of SUNYA kids running around with liquor-induced boners.

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