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Jose Antonio Vargas and the End of Driverís Licenses: If He Doesn't Need One, Who Does?
National Review ^ | 07/16/2014 | Jim Geraghty

Posted on 07/16/2014 7:13:34 AM PDT by SeekAndFind



TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; driverslicense; illegals; immigration; joseantoniovargas

1 posted on 07/16/2014 7:13:34 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Laws are for the peasants.


2 posted on 07/16/2014 7:15:46 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: SeekAndFind
is the notion that it is unfair to deny citizenship to him, considering his circumstances.

"Fairness" is such a wonderful word. It is amorphous, it is a touchy, feely, whatever you want it to mean type of word.

3 posted on 07/16/2014 7:21:09 AM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: SeekAndFind

We have unequal and capricious enforcement of the law.

It is tyranny.


4 posted on 07/16/2014 7:26:07 AM PDT by ecomcon
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To: SeekAndFind

There is thus, no reason to take away the property of an American child whose parent obtained it by theft. The child had no role in the crime and should not be forced to return to a state of existence which is less than they have become accustomed to.


5 posted on 07/16/2014 7:27:42 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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To: SeekAndFind

I can approach this from a different direction.

In Florida, an estimated 500,000 drivers did not have driver’s licenses. The State police said they didn’t have the resources to arrest them, didn’t have jails to put them in, and that it didn’t matter. Why?

Because they had the statistics that proved that having a license or not did not matter compared to being a good driver or not. Relatively speaking there were just as many bad drivers who had licenses as there were bad drivers who did not.

And as far as the State police were concerned, getting the bad drivers of all kinds off the roads was far more important, so should be their priority.

“Shut up!”, the rest of the state government explained to the State police.

The deal is that there really isn’t a need to license drivers. Thus the biggest reason for driver’s licenses is as a form of ID. But the state issues just regular ID as well, so why not use that?

Typically, the public thinks that licenses serve some purpose, so they are least likely to want to abolish them. They also have emotional reasons to want such licenses, such as making them feel mature and empowered, and because they like their convenience as a photo ID. They imagine the alternative of no licenses would cause anarchy.

Practically speaking, there is a purpose for a Lerner’s permit and driver’s education, to get the majority of people trained to be good drivers. But after that, unless there is a legal reason to evaluate their driving skills, licenses are pretty much an expensive waste of time.


6 posted on 07/16/2014 7:30:57 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: SeekAndFind

This Vargas law breaker has the same mind set as the illegal cockroaches crossing our border. Even if there were amnesty given to them, their lack of respect for laws would just mean they would break other laws. As Americans, we should want laws for the good of the entire country. Those that don’t respect laws or blatantly break laws are well, criminals. We don’t need any more criminals living here in the US, we have enough already as it is.


7 posted on 07/16/2014 7:58:17 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: SeekAndFind

Deport him.


8 posted on 07/16/2014 7:58:52 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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It's okay, Mr. Vargas: I feel the same way about America's income tax laws. So, I guess that that entitles me to lie on my 1040, too, right?

Regards,

9 posted on 07/16/2014 7:59:31 AM PDT by alexander_busek (Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.)
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To: SeekAndFind; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ..
Ping!

Click the keyword Aliens to see more illegal alien, border security, and other related threads.

With all the postings concerning the kid crisis, I thought I'd ping something just as important but different. Let's be vigilant for all that's happening!

10 posted on 07/16/2014 8:02:20 AM PDT by HiJinx (People were created to be Loved; Things were created to be Used.)
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To: TBP

Exactly! All this prattle about IDs and documents and driving and check marks on forms and this and that. Just deport his sorry @ss. No explanations, no apologies. End of story.


11 posted on 07/16/2014 8:34:08 AM PDT by Nea Wood (When people get used to preferential treatment, equal treatment seems like discrimination.-Sowell)
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To: SeekAndFind

an action he took, often unknowingly, as a child.

Ignorance of the law is no excuse.


12 posted on 07/16/2014 8:51:34 AM PDT by rfreedom4u (Your feelings don't trump my free speech!)
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