Also, take a minute to check out UnRealID.com for further information on national ID cards.Continue Reading... No Comments.
From Shane Cory at the Libertarian Party, who share my sentiments over the concept of national ID cards: Outrage of the Week: Senate Unanimously Passes the “Real ID” Act In a 100-0 vote, the U.S. Senate passed the 2nd largest supplemental spending bill in the history of the nation. If that were not enough reason […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For those of you as distressed as I am by the sellout of our privacy by the United States Senate and most of the U.S. House, you have a place to sound off: Take a stroll over to Sunni Maravillosa's Real ID Rebellion: http://realidrebellion.blogspot.com/Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Libertarian Party has chimed in (as I have repeatedly) against the current national ID card scam: May 10, 2005 All Americans Must Denounce the Real ID Act Libertarian Party Calls on the U.S. Senate to Remove H.R. 418 RFS from the Appropriations Bill America is hours away from implementing universal measures of identification for […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For those of you with an interest in issues regarding identity cards, let me pass on this url. Interesting reading on Messrs Hiibel and Gilmore.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Caribbean Groups MIA As Advocacy Against REAL ID Act Picks Up Steam February 9, 2005 Hardbeatnews Hardbeatnews, NEW YORK, N.Y., Weds. Feb. 9, 2005: Caribbean-American advocacy organizations were noticeably missing in action from a letter sent to U.S. congressional lawmakers yesterday, voicing opposition to the REAL ID Act. A close examination of the list of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
February 7, 2005 Representative Moran February 7, 2005 The Honorable James P. Moran U.S House of Representatives 2239 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515-4608 Dear Representative Moran: As your constituent, I urge you to oppose the REAL ID Act of 2005 (H.R. 418), which is an uncalled-for assault on immigrants and would force states […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
More on the national ID card front: Floor Statement: Government IDs and Identity Theft by The Honorable Ron E. Paul The Multiracial Activist Mr. Speaker, today I introduce the Identity Theft Prevention Act. This act protects the American people from government-mandated uniform identifiers that facilitate private crime as well as the abuse of liberty. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
British Telecom wobbles over ID scheme bids The Register "British Telecom may not bid for ID card contracts because of concern that its involvement would make it seem like a 'Big Brother' company in the eyes of the public. … The area where BT's skills would be likely to be most appropriate would be in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Robert Cohen of Newhouse News Service on National standards for driver's licenses worry civil libertarians: Americans have long used their driver's licenses to identify themselves when cashing a check, buying liquor, applying for a job or starting an account at the video store. Now, under legislation signed by President Bush this month, those state-issued licenses […]Continue Reading... No Comments.