Straight Talk Advice


Just as women were repressed without suffrage, so are children

Dear Straight Talk: I read that the voting age was lowered to 16 in two cities and that San Francisco is considering the same. I don't feel kids this age have the maturity or education to make informed decisions. I think most honest…


Don’t just vote. Get informed first.

Dear Straight Talk: In 1787, our founding fathers gathered behind closed doors to decide what form of government the fledgling United States would have. The newly-freed colonists held their breath. When the delegates finally emerged, someone…


Vote your heart; this is America

Dear Straight Talk: I’m 18, living at home, attending community college and I plan to vote for the first time in the November election. I’m writing because I have different political…


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