Out of the Mouths of Babes

Well, she’s not really a “babe” in any of that word’s meanings. She’s a 16 year old girl whose mother posted on Blog Sisters something the girl wrote after using the internet to inform herself about the Patriot Act. What she wrote is worth giving more visibility to. So, here it is:
“I am Amelia Margaret Mason and I am 16 years old. I wrote this because I am worried about what the government is doing. I am too young to change things myself, but I hope that you who are reading this can do something about it. I am greatly concerned because I feel that from now on there is the possibility that the world that I will soon be entering will cease to be a free one.
What are the first things that came to mind when you ask someone my age why someone from another country would come here. They would probably say freedom of speech and freedom of religion. There are also many other things that make America special and different from other countries. I think that the terrorists do not like the freedom we have in our country or are some how jealous that they can

2 thoughts on “Out of the Mouths of Babes

  1. Thank you for the send up. She is thrilled with the idea that her words will be seen. She even told me I was cool for posting her editorial. How neat is that to have you kid think you are cool? Especially when she had something so important to say.

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