In spite of the fact that the Constitution was recently read in Congress, several senior Republicans must have either been absent or just werenâ€™t paying attention to what they were hearing.
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Question: Do gun rights activists have as much courage as pot smokers?
Why is the federal government so intent then on turning driverâ€™s licenses into national or even international ID cards that merely come in 50 different state flavors? Do they really think they are fooling anyone?
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.
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
On the heels of a successful state-level resistance to the 2005 Real ID Act, activists and state legislators alike are focusing their efforts on state governments as a way to resist new federal programs. The latest? Health Care.
The REAL ID Act may be on the verge of receiving its final coffin nails. Unfortunately, the Obama administration is pushing a replacement bill that poses many of the same threats as REAL ID. The history of REAL ID should inspire friends of freedom to once again vigorously oppose any and every federal grab for their personal information.
Right on the heels of a successful state-by-state nullification of the 2005 Real ID act, the State of Arizona is out in the forefront of a growing resistance to proposed federal health care legislation.
Yielding to a rebellion by states that refused to pay for it, the Obama administration is moving to scale back a federal law passed after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that was designed to tighten security requirements for driver’s licenses, Homeland Security Department and congressional officials said.
Today, the Oregon State House passed Senate Bill 536 (SB0536), which “Prohibits state from expending funds to comply with federal Real ID Act of 2005 unless certain requirements are met.”
The Bill, which passed by a vote of 39-6 also “Directs Department of Transportation to analyze cost of complying with Real ID Act of 2005 and make report available to public.”