Quote from : Wikipedia : Real ID Act : Driver's License Implications
The REAL ID Act's implications for driver's licenses and ID cards is detailed in Title II of the Act.
Title II of REAL ID — “Improved Security for Driver’s License and Personal Identification Cards” — repeals the driver's licenses provisions of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act, also known as the "9/11 Commission Implementation Act of 2004", that was enacted in December 2004. Section 7212 of that law established a cooperative state-federal process, via a negotiated rule-making procedure, to create federal standards for driver’s licenses.
Instead, the Real ID Act directly imposes specific federal driver’s license standards.
Quote from : Wikipedia : Real ID Act : Driver's License Implications
The REAL ID Act Driver's License Summary details the following provisions of the Act's driver's license title:
Data Retention and Storage
DL/ID Document Standards
Grants to States
Linking of Databases
Minimum DL/ID Issuance Standards
Minimum Standards for Federal Use
Repeal of 9/11 Commission Implementation Act DL/ID Provisions
Security and Fraud Prevention Standards
Verification of Documents
Quote from : Wikipedia : People Smuggling : Coyotes
"Coyotes" are the name for smugglers who facilitate the migration of Mexicans across the US border.
Once dominated by local Coyotes charging relatively small sums, the business landscape has changed as larger, well-organized syndicates have entered the smuggling industry in Mexico.
Over the years, Coyotes have become more sophisticated in their operations, as technological advances have allowed them to streamline and add further complexity to their business.
Quote from : Wikipedia : Human Trafficking : Trafficking Protocol
The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harbouring or receipt of persons, by means of the threat or use of force or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power or of a position of vulnerability or of the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person, for the purpose of exploitation.
Exploitation shall include, at a minimum, the exploitation of the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labour or services, slavery or practices similar to slavery, servitude or the removal of organs.
The consent of a victim of trafficking in persons to the intended exploitation set forth [above] shall be irrelevant where any of the means set forth [above] have been used.
The question is whether you are a part of the solution or a part of the problem.
Are you the stupid majorty?
Or are you someone who loves your country but knows nothing about how to stop this monstrosity, this malevolent shift of information exchange, where you will be just a number?
The question is what you're going to do about it now because guns will not solve this problem.
It is after all your fault.
Originally posted by Fresh Air
reply to post by SpartanKingLeonidas
Thank you for your direct response. I'm interested, you seem to hint that you do have an answer. If so, what might that be? (ETA) Aside from continuing to help educate and promote awareness, that is.
[edit on 7-8-2010 by Fresh Air]
Quote from : Wikipedia Missouri Information Analysis Center
The Missouri Information Analysis Center, or MIAC is a "fusion center," combining resources from the federal Department of Homeland Security and other agencies, in particular local agencies.
It collects intelligence from both the local agencies and the Department of Homeland Security and uses these combined sources to analyze threats and better combat terrorism and other criminal activity.
The center opened in 2005 and is located in Jefferson City, Missouri.
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There is a powerful technique called the Overton Window that can shape our lives, our laws, and our future.
It works by manipulating public perception so that ideas previously thought of as radical begin to seem acceptable over time.
Quote from : Wikipedia : Overton Window
The Overton window, in political theory, describes a "window" in the range of public reactions to ideas in public discourse, in a spectrum of all possible options on a particular issue.
It is named after its originator, Joseph P. Overton, former vice president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.
Quote from : Wikipedia : Hegelian Dialectic
Hegelian dialectic, usually presented in a three-fold manner, was stated by Heinrich Moritz Chalybäus as comprising three dialectical stages of development: a thesis, giving rise to its reaction, an antithesis, which contradicts or negates the thesis, and the tension between the two being resolved by means of a synthesis.
On the other hand, Hegel did use a three-valued logical model that is very similar to the antithesis model, but Hegel's most usual terms were: Abstract-Negative-Concrete.
Quote from : Wikipedia : Xenophobia
Xenophobia is the uncontrollable fear of foreigners.
It comes from the Greek words ξένος (xenos), meaning "stranger," "foreigner" and φόβος (phobos), meaning "fear."
Xenophobia can manifest itself in many ways involving the relations and perceptions of an ingroup towards an outgroup, including a fear of losing identity, suspicion of its activities, aggression, and desire to eliminate its presence to secure a presumed purity.
Xenophobia can also be exhibited in the form of an "uncritical exaltation of another culture" in which a culture is ascribed "an unreal, stereotyped and exotic quality".
The use of smoke and shadows between using Immigration against nationalism, separating us from our own selves, meaning we are seeing divide and conquer against us.
It is part of $7 million the United States Agency for International Development, a branch of the State Department, has provided in the past year to support the change in Mexico’s court system.
US security firms vie for Mexico drug war contracts
Quote from : The Underground Empire - Where Crime and Governments Embrace : Excerpt
[Page 3:] The inhabitants of the earth spend more money on illegal drugs than they spend on food.
More than they spend on housing, clothes, education, medical care, or any other product or service.
The international narcotics industry is the largest growth industry in the world.
Quote from : Wikipedia : Golden Triangle (Southeast Asia)
The Golden Triangle is one of Asia's two main illicit opium-producing areas.
It is an area of around 367,000 miles2 (950,000 km2) that overlaps the mountains of four countries of Southeast Asia: Myanmar (Burma), Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand.
Quote from : Wikipedia : Golden Crescent
The Golden Crescent is the name given to one of Asia's two principal areas of illicit opium production, located at the crossroads of Central, South, and Western Asia.
This space overlaps three nations, Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan, whose mountainous peripheries define the crescent, though only Afghanistan and Pakistan produce opium, with Iran being a consumer and trans-shipment route for the smuggled opiates.
The bio-chip, Verichip, Digital Angel, and Destron Fearing is happening just across the border, in Mexico, and Arizona is the distraction.
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I think it's too late to do anything about it where you'd end up with a reversal of things. The only thing someone could do is revolt, but the government infiltrates groups and breaks them up before they can do anything.
Quote from : Wikipedia : North American Union
The North American Union (NAU) is a theoretical economic union, in some instances also a political union, of Canada, Mexico, and the United States.
It is loosely based on the European Union, occasionally including a common currency called the Amero or the North American Dollar.
Quote from : Wikipedia : National Transportation Safety Board
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. Government investigative agency responsible for civil transportation accident investigation.
In this role, the NTSB investigates and reports on aviation accidents and incidents, certain types of highway crashes, ship and marine accidents, pipeline incidents and railroad accidents.
When requested, the NTSB will assist the military with accident investigation.
Remember OnStar, Sirus Radio, and XM-Radio?
All satellite driven tracking programs.
And all vehicles will eventually be Congressionally mandated to have at least OnStar.
Quote from : Wikipedia : Groupthink
Groupthink is a type of thought within a deeply cohesive in-group whose members try to minimize conflict and reach consensus without critically testing, analyzing, and evaluating ideas.
It is a second potential negative consequence of group cohesion.
Quote from : Wikipedia : Scotoma
A scotoma (Greek for darkness; plural: "scotomas" or "scotomata") is an area of partial alteration in one's field of vision consisting in a partially diminished or entirely degenerated visual acuity which is surrounded by a field of normal - or relatively well-preserved - vision.
The term scotoma is also used metaphorically in psychology to refer to an individual's inability to perceive personality traits in themselves that are obvious to others.