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April 20, 2008

Real ID

I have no intention of getting a Real ID-compliant driver’s license. I’m vastly considering not driving at all if these regulations run their intended course, as if the current prices on gasoline are not bad enough. Fortunately I’m only about five miles or so from work, I know others aren’t quite so lucky.

The Real ID is in direct violation of the people’s right to privacy, no matter how confidential the information provided is to be held.

The guise of "to prevent terrorism" in this case is completely irrelevant. The current regulations are sufficient in this regard.

Furthermore, the word "terrorism" is slung about so much nowadays it has become repetitive, and seems to be garnering a broader definition every day.

Josh Fredrickson
Gladstone

Comments

Rogue

Yep, that whole terrorist thing is just a "bumper sticker"..........no big deal.

T. Hanson

You don't need a passport do drive.

NoMoreMrNiceGuy

or by not supporting government hand holding and social sloth, also considered criminal in this country.

devin

Better be careful, Josh, by refusing to drive and support the oil cartels, you probably meet some State Department definition of terrorist. I hope you didn't use your real name in this letter ;-)

NoMoreMrNiceGuy

So is government being allowed to arbitrarily pull credit reports on men simply to try and scalp their property.

CRD

"The Real ID is in direct violation of the people’s right to privacy, no matter how confidential the information provided is to be held."

How is it different from having a passport?

 
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