For the conspiracy theorists out there, here is a nugget. The REAL ID ACT of 2005 was recently piggy-backed on some innocuous House proposal. Fortunately, this Act to require a national identification card is meeting a ton of resistance.
The Homeland Security department feels that it is necessary for "higher security," and is looking to require it my Mid-2008.
The small-government constituents, including many state governments, believe that this is crossing the line in many aspects.
For a balanced look at the REAL ID, check out this link.
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