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HiFructosePronSyrup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-30-10 02:18 PM
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33. Um, only when you use them. Just like a conventional SS card.
It's a microchip. Not an RFID.
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  -Dem Immigration Bill Unveiled - National ID Card IndianaJoe  Apr-29-10 07:39 PM   #0 
  - NOTHING wrong with a national ID card.  MindandSoul   Apr-29-10 07:41 PM   #1 
  - Issuing everyone who is a citizen, a US passport would do the trick  SoCalDem   Apr-29-10 08:08 PM   #10 
  - I think what they have in mind is sort of a credit card type  IndianaJoe   Apr-29-10 08:12 PM   #11 
  - Yes, the advantage of a National ID card vs a passport is that it is  MindandSoul   Apr-29-10 08:23 PM   #12 
     - They already have a Passport the size of a drivers licence  pschoeb   Apr-30-10 03:58 AM   #23 
        - I didn't know that and never saw one! The last passport that was issued for  MindandSoul   Apr-30-10 12:29 PM   #27 
        - Yes, but they are not valid for air travel.  Toucano   May-04-10 01:20 PM   #55 
  - PLENTY fucking DEAD WRONG with national id cards  Echo In Light   Apr-30-10 06:11 AM   #25 
  - Sounds like you are an avid Infowars fan!  MindandSoul   Apr-30-10 12:32 PM   #29 
  - Because it's so incredibly obvious it doesn't require 'factual back up.'  Echo In Light   Apr-30-10 02:12 PM   #31 
     - Where have you been the last 15 months???  MindandSoul   Apr-30-10 10:18 PM   #41 
  - No shit there is..I am STAGGERED at the number of sheep that fall for this...  truebrit71   Apr-30-10 02:21 PM   #34 
     - The degree of contempt and sneer from those in favor of these speaks volumes  Echo In Light   May-02-10 07:47 AM   #42 
        - Is this irony or sarcasm?  uppityperson   May-04-10 02:04 PM   #59 
  - Logical next step: Require it for voting.  woo me with science   Apr-30-10 02:15 PM   #32 
     - Why would that be bad?  Statistical   May-03-10 09:02 AM   #47 
  - The claim is it's only for employment  Kurt_and_Hunter   Apr-29-10 07:41 PM   #2 
  - If it were only for employment it wouldn't part of the immigration bill.  Uncle Joe   Apr-30-10 02:32 PM   #38 
  - National ID? Aren't our SS#s being used already?  The Northerner   Apr-29-10 07:44 PM   #3 
  - Ditto. Makes me uncomfortable. (nt)  Dr Morbius   Apr-29-10 07:46 PM   #4 
  - Well, I'm reserving judgment. But here's the downside:  IndianaJoe   Apr-29-10 07:51 PM   #5 
  - That 1996 Article on a National ID Card Sure Was Prescient .....  Blackhatjack   Apr-29-10 08:26 PM   #13 
     - They're calling it "REPAIR":  IndianaJoe   Apr-29-10 08:39 PM   #14 
        - The idiots will be creating another 'broken' bureaucracy to fix the problem...  JCMach1   Apr-30-10 01:31 AM   #18 
  - Yes. And SS#s are stolen regularly  northernlights   Apr-30-10 04:43 AM   #24 
  - I'd like something done about the stupid laws handling  IndianaJoe   Apr-29-10 08:00 PM   #6 
  - Identity cards? Again? LULZ.  boppers   Apr-29-10 08:03 PM   #7 
  - This ain't good people. The cards are microchipped meaning they can track your every move.  earth mom   Apr-29-10 08:04 PM   #8 
  - You wanna loosen that tin foil hat?  SpartanDem   Apr-30-10 12:37 AM   #15 
  - One difference, Europe is way ahead in terms of restrictions and privacy laws  Go2Peace   Apr-30-10 01:58 AM   #19 
  - Well, they don't use scans of the back of your hand, like I've heard they want to do here ro  krabigirl   Apr-30-10 02:34 AM   #21 
  - You might want to read George Orwell before you start defending this shit.  earth mom   Apr-30-10 01:53 PM   #30 
  - Wow! It took all of 30 posts before the ghost of Orwell was resurrected  MajorChode   May-02-10 08:03 AM   #43 
     - Waiting for the H guy to show also.  uppityperson   May-04-10 02:05 PM   #60 
  - Yeah and most European countries have massive intrusional surveillance..  truebrit71   Apr-30-10 02:23 PM   #37 
     - I thought it was mostly Britain, are the other members also placing  Go2Peace   Apr-30-10 09:58 PM   #40 
     - +1  Echo In Light   May-03-10 02:56 PM   #49 
  - Um, only when you use them. Just like a conventional SS card.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Apr-30-10 02:18 PM   #33 
  - Won't that be just WONDERFUL for us homeless folks?  bobbolink   Apr-29-10 08:07 PM   #9 
  - They have WANTED this fucking ID card with biometric info and are using Arizona to do it  Nikki Stone1   Apr-30-10 01:02 AM   #16 
  - Mission Accomplished  Echo In Light   Apr-30-10 06:16 AM   #26 
  - Spooky!  Warren DeMontague   Apr-30-10 02:21 PM   #35 
     - Actually, it is  Echo In Light   May-03-10 08:27 AM   #45 
  - National ID is a nightmare... How do I know? UAE has been implementing it for the last 4 years  JCMach1   Apr-30-10 01:27 AM   #17 
  - If this is true, yuck. I do not want a biometric ID card.  krabigirl   Apr-30-10 02:31 AM   #20 
  - Mark of the BEAST !! Mark of the BEAST!!  Morning Dew   Apr-30-10 02:35 AM   #22 
  - about pouring gasoline on fire. eom.  architect359   May-03-10 09:10 AM   #48 
  - bad idea... nt  greencharlie   Apr-30-10 12:30 PM   #28 
  - I actually think a national ID Card makes sense. It certainly would have helped when I used to get a  Warren DeMontague   Apr-30-10 02:23 PM   #36 
  - That's just great...  blindpig   Apr-30-10 02:36 PM   #39 
  - And this is coming from  Libertas1776   May-02-10 08:14 AM   #44 
  - It's odd how not many here care to weigh in on this  Echo In Light   May-03-10 08:56 AM   #46 
     - OK, I'll bite and weigh in on this......  proudohioan   May-04-10 01:59 PM   #56 
  - A Federal Identity Card. One more step toward a police state. How do you think Republicans  Better Believe It   May-03-10 03:01 PM   #50 
  - Look at the record of Big Bro techno abuses of just the last ten yrs...  Echo In Light   May-03-10 03:08 PM   #51 
  - There are some credible reasons for a national ID card but lying raises red flags  TheKentuckian   May-03-10 03:20 PM   #52 
  - Bingo! n/t  proudohioan   May-04-10 02:01 PM   #57 
  - Bump  Echo In Light   May-04-10 01:10 PM   #53 
  - Help, it's the police!  blindpig   May-04-10 01:18 PM   #54 
  - Link?  WilliamPitt   May-04-10 02:02 PM   #58 
  - wouldn't it be easier to just use those radio transmitter tags?  anarch   May-04-10 02:37 PM   #61 

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