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Harper on Schumer and Graham

Posted by Aaron Massey on 21 Mar 2010.

Jim Harper wrote an excellent response to the recent horrible plan for a biometric National ID proposed by Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in an op-ed for the Washington Post. He explains point for point why this plan simply won’t work. From the article:

First, let there be no doubt that this is a national ID card. As I’ve written in past, a national ID has three characteristics: It is national—this is. It’s practically or legally required—this is. And it’s for identification—yep.

Read the whole thing.