posted on Feb, 3 2013 @ 07:39 AM
Having read the article that is provided and the responses the following can be stated:
While some would welcome this,others will not. There are good reasons for both.
I can not say yes it is a good idea, due to the simple fact I do not trust the federal government. Time and time again the federal government has
shown that it is irresponsible with information, does not have my best interest in mind and ultimately tends to treat the very people that it is
suppose to govern like second class citizens. It has been shown that there are 2 seperate laws in the country, one for those who are either rich,
famous, or wealthy and one set for the rest of the people. The government has choosen not to take care of issues that with a stroke of a pen could
end years of arguments, seeking further to keep the population divided and feeling unsafe. They have shown an unwise aspect to governing and only to
act in a reactionary way, rather than wise, thinking about the long term consequences of their actions and acting in a proactive way. Nor has it been
shown conclusively that this will preven identity theft.
On the flip side, of this issue I can see the need for a national ID, as it would mean that instead of having to pay money if I move from one state to
another, the ID would be good. It would in short, if it does have the biometric data on it, could make it harder for identity theft from occuring.
There are costs with that, and some do not see that. Having seen first hand on what could happen, it is a nightmare unto itself, having to call
multiple orgaizations and ultimately there is no information if the person is caught. The mounds of red tape involved can be dishearting to those
trying to sort out and prove that they are the victims of such a crime. The person who I was helping through this, well lets just say his identity
was stolen by an illegale immigrant and about messed up his socical secrutity disabillity, if he did not catch this.
If anything I am on the fence on this one as would be many, as there are good reasons for and against a national ID card.