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Tuesday, September 26, 2006

 

ID Cards Racist?


Roanoke Times, 9/21/06, Pg 1: Voter IDs & barrier on border get nod by House and Senate. New photo ID plan approved.
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Roanoke Times, 9/25/06, Pg Va 6: Editorial: Jim Crow revisited. House Republicans pass a photo ID bill that would disenfranchise traditionally Democratic voters who will be hard pressed to get the IDs.
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The Roanoke Times Editors want to continue the abuses of anonymity. Let’s wrap racism around this instead of addressing the abuses involved.
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What abuses might that be:
* Large percentage of 12 million illegal immigrants are claiming and getting many forms of public assistance.
* 900,000 of the 2.5 million Katrina applicants were bogus and based on duplicate Social Security numbers and false addresses and names.
* Voting by illegal immigrants and excluded-felons
* Voting multiple times in multiple places
* Voting by dead people
* "Head of household" tax credit scams where some kids are claimed by one person and the remained by a "friend"
* Social Security claims for invalid dependent children
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Apparently The RT Editors think most of these abuses are conducted by Democrats. Not a nice accusation! Perhaps an apology is in order!
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National ID cards have been opposed since WW2 because of the specter of a repeat of "The Holocaust". My original Social Security Card clearly states "not to be used for identification". However, the level of abuses of our Socialistic and Democratic process now requires that these issues be addressed and a photo ID appears to be the least intrusive.
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Poor people can’t get the cards. Interesting; somehow they manage to get food stamps, social security, welfare, heating oil and Medicaid. Seems like they should be able to get an ID card to go along with these programs without undue burden. Seems like a small price to pay for public assistance and integrity in the voting system.
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CLICK for recent example of electing a Governor with massive voting irregularities:
http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/printer2/index.asp?ploc=b&refer=http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/local/220845_election20.html
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Prior Items:
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2006/04/still-stuck-on-stupid-in-new-orleans.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2006/02/katrina-aid-squandered.html
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