Driver's license scandals raise national security worries
nelson at crynwr.com
Wed Jan 26 21:02:37 PST 2005
R.A. Hettinga writes:
> Similar scams have occurred around the country:
> _ In New Jersey, nine state motor vehicle employees pleaded guilty to a
> scheme that involved payoffs for bogus licenses.
> _ In Illinois, a federal investigation into the trading of bribes for
> driver's licenses led to dozens of convictions and the indictment of former
> Gov. George Ryan on racketeering and other charges.
> _ In Virginia, more than 200 people are losing their licenses because of
> suspected fraud by a former Department of Motor Vehicles worker who
> allegedly sold licenses for as much as $2,500 each.
This is why we need a national identification card.
It's also why we don't need a national identification card.
The same evidence leads to two different conclusions depending on what
you had already concluded was true. Reminds me of listening to Alan
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