What we used to call science fiction is now reality. And whether a national ID card is the mark of the Beast or the long arm of Big Brother, the outcome remains the same.
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Just as they did with REAL ID, the Feds insist that PASS ID is not a national ID â€“ oh, my, no. So what if every American has a uniform card that he must constantly show to governmentâ€™s goons? Thatâ€™s not a national ID, you silly citizen, you!
Regardless of whether you felt REAL ID represented critical improvements in security standards or a federal government ID system outsourced upon the states, Secretary Napolitano recently affirmed that, at least by name, that Title II of the Act was dead
An open letter to Arnold Schwarzenegger Dear Governor Schwarzenegger: As a constituent who cares deeply about privacy and national security, I urge you to oppose implementation of the REAL ID Act and support its immediate repeal. The creation of a national identification card is not a power delegated to Congress under Article I, section 8 [...]
Guest Commentary by Brian Trent There’s a lesson in the Aesopian tale of the man who wanted to cook a frog. When he tossed the amphibian into a pot of boiling water, it leapt out to safety. The thwarted cook then changed tactics. He placed the frog in cold water… and slowly brought up the [...]
A Letter from a Reader: Why this Conservative Tennessean Opposes REAL ID 1. REAL ID is a de facto national identification card. At least Lamar Alexander, in recent comments, was honest enough to admit this. Has America sacrificed so much for freedom only to create a “papers please’ society? 2. REAL ID does an end-run [...]
State resistance to REAL ID is growing. The Associated Press reports from New Hampshire: The New Hampshire Legislature took a baby step Tuesday toward rejecting what they say amounts to the creation of a national ID card. The House Transportation Committee voted unanimously to recommend barring the state from complying with the federal REAL ID [...]
Guest Commentary by Thomas Andrew Olson Published with Permission from LewRockwell.com Recently, I watched Lou Dobbs, and his handmaiden, Kitty Pilgrim, get all hot, bothered, and appalled by the Maine state legislature voting overwhelmingly to refuse to enforce any provisions of the REAL ID act, an unfunded mandate passed by Congress in 2005, and which [...]
Guest Commentary by Becky Akers Published with Permission from LewRockwell.com Maineâ€™s state legislature “RESOLVED” almost unanimously last week that it will “refuse… to implement the REAL ID Act….” As if that werenâ€™t enough, it “implores the United States Congress to repeal the REAL ID Act…” What? Go ahead and re-read it. Took me a few [...]
Kudos to the Maine Legislature! InformationWeek Reports: Legislators in Maine have refused to implement the Real ID Act and are calling on Congress to repeal it. The Maine Senate and House of Representatives passed a joint resolution Thursday demanding the repeal of the law and announcing they were the first state lawmakers in the country [...]
- Tenther Radio Episode #99: Government Gone Wild
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- Tenther Radio Episode #95: Real ID Backlash, and How to Enforce Nullification Bills