[SATLUG] [OT] PRIVACY: Update to RealID St DL and New RFID/Bio SocialSecurity Card!!

Brian astro at astr0.org
Mon Apr 28 00:01:46 CDT 2008

And this all has what to do with satlug and *nix?

Please move this someplace else

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On Apr 27, 2008, at 23:57, ed <horned0wl93 at gmail.com> wrote:

> scs at worldlinkisp.com wrote:
>>> I'm not at all surprised that they're still trying to
>>> push this thing through.  Scary. I can only hope we get
>>> a Dem in office before the bill hits the prez's desk.
>>> Otherwise, we're all sunk. (We already are, of course,
>> but, final nail and so on... <off soapbox>) E
>> -----------------------------
>> Good Cop, bad Cop, doesn't matter, look who controls
>> Congress, it couldn't get to GW if the Dem's (Pelosi)
>> didn't want it to.
> Look at the makeup of the congress and senate.  A 51% majority in the
> legislature isn't a mandate: its impotent. Pelosi knows this, and
> rightfully keeps her trap shut.  Notice that Obama was even asked if
> he'd consider war crimes trials.  Though his answer kinda bled off, I
> had the feeling that if  1.) He wins in November, and 2.) the Dems  
> get a
> few more seats in both houses, we're very likely to see the beltway
> lined with special prosecutors in 2009.  I don't hold out much hope
> there, but I'd love to see it...
>> So, a Dem in office is a moot point
> Excepting that "national security" and "terror" are definite repub
> platforms that go well over the top when compared against the
> realities.  Sure, there'll likely always be security threats and even
> terror threats, but, when they're repeatedly enhanced and trumpeted  
> (pun
> intended) to the exclusion of all else, look at who benefits from the
> noise...  National ID may indeed be gaining traction on the left,  
> but it
> has been a banner cry of the right since before WWII.  Remember Ben
> Franklin?
> Cheers;
> Ed
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