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Will Wanggaard want recount?

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Re: Will Wanggaard want recount?

Postby peripat » Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:38 pm

OK- we can just insert ID chips under the skin of every newborn and in 90 years or so we'll have valid IDs on almost everyone (unless they were born at home or something)
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Re: Will Wanggaard want recount?

Postby snoqueen » Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:46 pm

Put birth certificates online and make them accessible to the DMV?
Have the state subsidize getting copies of the documents needed to get a state id?


No! No!

Don't you understand, we're supposed to be making government smaller and cheaper?

That means instead of implementing a whole-state-scaled solution that would help everybody in one swell foop, we want each individual person to drive in their own car to the location of their birth, pay for a certified copy of their birth certificate, drive back, drive to the DMV office at some hour when it's open, stand in line, and present the b.c. to the staff person one by one. Never mind the DMV is hopelessly underfunded these days -- just make sure you get there before the doors open and you'll be fine.

No fair using computers, networking, the Internet, electronic recordkeeping, cooperation among various governmental entities, or even telephones. Make sure those ants go marching one. by. one.

That's small government at work for you. If you can't see why it's better, you're not trying hard enough.
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Re: Will Wanggaard want recount?

Postby Cornbread » Fri Jun 22, 2012 6:43 pm

Francis Di Domizio wrote:
5.9 percent of eligible Latino voters lack an accepted ID and lack the ability to obtain one.


Call me crazy here, but voter id aside, doesn't this seem like an issue that should be addressed anyway?


You ain't crazy. Anyone in a WI DMV the day before the law changed to require a birth certificate in order to get a national ID (state DL) would have been surprised....OK, maybe only some folks.

The ninteen 9-11 hijackers had something like 64 different national IDs (state DLs).

But unfortunately, with politics today, there's too much to gain by a certain race pimping sector (the left) to have reality dare impinge upon the what they are wishing.
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Re: Will Wanggaard want recount?

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:10 pm

snoqueen wrote:
Put birth certificates online and make them accessible to the DMV?
Have the state subsidize getting copies of the documents needed to get a state id?


No! No!

Don't you understand, we're supposed to be making government smaller and cheaper?

That means instead of implementing a whole-state-scaled solution that would help everybody in one swell foop, we want each individual person to drive in their own car to the location of their birth, pay for a certified copy of their birth certificate, drive back, drive to the DMV office at some hour when it's open, stand in line, and present the b.c. to the staff person one by one. Never mind the DMV is hopelessly underfunded these days -- just make sure you get there before the doors open and you'll be fine.

No fair using computers, networking, the Internet, electronic recordkeeping, cooperation among various governmental entities, or even telephones. Make sure those ants go marching one. by. one.

That's small government at work for you. If you can't see why it's better, you're not trying hard enough.


Almost blew JD out my nose, thanks Sno :cry:

The crazy part is that automating and getting things online would actually prove to be a savings long term. And probably reduce staffing needs.

Peripat wrote:OK- we can just insert ID chips under the skin of every newborn and in 90 years or so we'll have valid IDs on almost everyone (unless they were born at home or something)


Why limit ourselves to ID chips? If we can put a GPS in a cell phone there is no reason we can't put one in a baby!
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