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THIS ARTICLE IS DEDICATED TO ALL THE HARDWORKING ANTI-REAL ID ACTIVISTS BUSTING THEIR ASSES TRYING TO KEEP FASCISM FROM STEALING THE AMERICAN IDENTITY.  YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE .  IN CASE YOU STILL LIVE IN A STATE WHO HASN’T REJECTED THEIR REAL ID, BeatTheChip IS HERE TO TELL YOU THAT YOUR STATE IS STILL FACING AN UNFUNDED MANDATE.  DON’T YOU DARE THINK YOU CAN GO BACK TO SLEEP ABOUT THIS.

Here’s to REASON, who didn’t use enough of it, and maybe failed to realize that SB60 was just upon them in their Los Angeles backyards and that California is barely out of the woods as a State on this issue.
WITHOUT FURTHER ADO:
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Governor Palin and Senator John McCain will not have to contend with the consequences of a Real ID in their home state.  WHAT ABOUT THE REST OF US?

Alaska and Arizona constituents had the good sense to stop Real IDs from coming to rob their constituents of their identity keys and of their tax dollars to produce a compromised security system network. Why can’t it be all of us?

It’s time to start calling your friends and enemies in Arizona and tell them, what’s good for them is good enough for the rest of America. NO AMERICAN SHOULD HAVE A REAL ID.

It’s time to ask the strength of national and community organizers who stopped the harm from coming to them to talk some sense into their Republican nominees.

Enough is enough, call Arizona state leaders and Alaska state leaders and tell them Real ID is not good for ANY American citizen.

Matt Welch’s RNC convention coverage for Reason Magazine

The View on Palin from an Alaskan Anti-Real ID Activist and Democrat

I ran into anti-Real ID activist Bill Scannell, “the man who helped kill CAPPS II,” and asked him what intelligence he can give us about Sarah Palin, governor of the state he’s lived in for the past several years. Scannell is a Democrat, a long-time acquaintance of mine, and as such should be taken with a few grains of salt.

He called Palin “a poster child for the Evangelical Right,” but said that “frankly most Alaskans don’t even care” about that stuff, and at any rate, a McCain/Palin White House wouldn’t deliver whatever it is the Religious Right wants. More excerpts from our conversation…

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