A National ID Card For American Citizens? Get Ready – The Real ID Act Goes Into Effect On May 11

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For a moment, imagine a future where you are not able to drive a car, get on a plane, get on a train, vote, enter a federal building, open a bank account or get a job without a national ID card. You don’t think that could ever happen in America? Well, you might want to brush up on the Real ID Act because it is going to go into effect on May 11, 2011 unless something is done to stop it.  When I first learned this, I was absolutely stunned.  After all, wasn’t the Real ID Act supposed to be “dead”?  A few years ago state legislatures across the nation were in an uproar over this law.  The Department of Homeland Security was forced to delay implementation of it several times.  But now it is back.  You see, this is what the federal government often does.  They will try to push something very unpopular through, and if they meet resistance they will “play dead” until the uproar has died down and then they will come right back and implement it anyway.  This is what is happening with the Real ID Act.


As of May 11, all driver’s licenses across the United States will be required to conform to federal national security standards.  In essence, our licenses are now going to be federalized.

Yes, this is really happening.  A Fox News article from a couple weeks ago confirmed that these “national ID cards” will be required to board airplanes and enter federal buildings….

States must be in compliance by May with the regulations laid out in the 2005 REAL ID Act. The law, a recommendation of the Sept. 11 commission that investigated the 2001 terror attacks, creates a national security standard for state-issued identification cards to be used for purposes like boarding airplanes and entering federal buildings.

Isn’t that great?

Now security goons will be able to ask us for our “papers” just like they used to do in Nazi Germany and the USSR.

Back in 2008, former U.S. Representative Bob Barr wrote the following about how not having one of these new national ID cards will automatically strip us of some of our most fundamental rights….

“A person not possessing a Real ID Act-compliant identification card could not enter any federal building, or an office of his or her congressman or senator or the U.S. Capitol. This effectively denies that person their fundamental rights to assembly and to petition the government as guaranteed in the First Amendment.”

Of course the Department of Homeland Security insists that the Real ID Act is just here to “help” us and to make life “better” and “more secure”.  According to their website, some of the goals of the Real ID Act are “to help prevent terrorism, reduce fraud, and improve the reliability and accuracy of personal identification documents.”

But is this really what we want America to become?

A nation where we are constantly passing through checkpoints and where security goons are constantly checking our national ID card?

What kind of liberty and freedom is that?

Eventually these national ID cards will likely be required for virtually every single interaction that we have with the federal government.

Can you imagine the kind of power that the federal government will have to watch us and track our activities if this thing gets fully implemented?

The more you really think about the notion of a national ID card for Americans the more repulsive it becomes.

Eventually, without a “Real ID” you will not be able to be hired by most employers.  So in essence, you will be required to get the permission of the federal government before you can work.

Without a “Real ID”, your ability to travel will be greatly restricted.  Eventually there will be very few modes of public transportation that you will be able to use without having a national ID card.

And what if you lose your national ID card?  Talk about a headache!

Hey, eventually they might just decide to solve that problem by putting a microchip directly into our hands.

Wouldn’t that be convenient?

Can you see where all of this is headed?  Many of the people that are attempting to implement this thing may have “good intentions”, but we all know what they say about “good intentions”.

We do not need a national ID card to have a nation that is safe and secure.

Please contact your representatives in Washington D.C. and let them know that you want the Real ID Act repealed once and for all.

If we put up with a national ID card, then the Obama administration will be emboldened to try to implement the “universal Internet ID” that they have been talking about.

The sad truth is that America is no longer “the land of the free“.  The government has decided that in order to keep us “safe”, everything that we do must be watched, tracked, traced, recorded and controlled.

It doesn’t matter whether the Democrats are in power or if the Republicans are in power – every year the United States becomes even more like a prison camp.

Hopefully the American people will wake up and will realize that this is not what our founding fathers intended.

So what do you all think about the coming implementation of the Real ID Act?  Please feel free to leave a comment with your thoughts below….

  • Rich

    Sounds like a great way to round us all up when they get ready to throw us into FEMA camps.

  • Tao Jones

    Contact your Congressman?

    Are you for real?

    Do you actually still believe that these criminals represent your interests? The only way to combat the Beast is by refusing to comply–if every citizen simply refuses to carry, issue, or participate in any way with this program then it would not be possible to further enslave us.

    Contacting your Masters to beg them to keep you free will be as productive as requesting a corpse to loan you a million dollars to buy the Wind.

    If you want to be free you’re going to have to start behaving as if you were free. advising people to keep swallowing the medicine that made us sick in the first place is Complicity, whether you realize it or not.

    Free your minds!

  • It has been quite some time since the USA, in reality, has been the “land of the free home of the brave.

    The real terrorists have all along been our own governments. Thomas Jefferson and the other founding fathers of the United States recognized this early on. The Constitution and Bill of Rights are attempts at keeping the government from going terrorist.

    Looks like it’s not working.

    Fact is, the biggest terrorist in the world IS the United States Government. Just open your eyes and look around you. An inescapable fact.

    Once they get this ID system in place, whenever they want they can stop anyone – including you – from getting a job (or get you fired from the job you have), separate you from your money, stop you from making payments on your home or car, kick you out of your rental, keep you from buying food and other necessities. In short, make your life impossible to live and make it impossible for you to defend yourself.

    They wouldn’t do this? They already do. Many has been the person suddenly cut off from their finances by the US Government with no judge, no jury. How do you legally defend yourself when all your assets have been seized?

    Exactly. You can’t.

    “Land of the Free, home of the brave”. Nice sentiment. Wish it were true but alas it is just a pipe dream.

  • nick

    Well considering that most Americans wanted security over freedom, this latest development is hardly surprising. The patriot act, detention without legal cause, overt spending on the military…and now surprise! National id cards. Wonder whats next?

  • courtney

    What can be done about this??

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  • mondobeyondo

    The U.S has managed to survive for nearly 235 years without a “national ID card”. Why do we need one now? It’s just another attack on our freedoms and civil liberties.

    And you definitely wouldn’t want your ID card to be suspended or revoked. Talk about big time trouble. Would you have to show the feds this card when you get your food stamps? Social Security check? Income tax refund?

    I’m seriously considering voluntarily applying for one more piece of government paperwork – a passport. Their next step will probably be to make it so difficult to leave America, that you’ll be stuck here, in a neo-East Germany type dictatorship. Heck, Uncle Sam might just make foreign travel overseas illegal – already in effect with regards to Cuba!! That is not the future I want for me and my family.

  • Chicago Don

    They that can give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. — Ben Franklin, 1759

    Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God. I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! — Patrick Henry

    If men, through fear, fraud, or mistake, should in terms renounce or give up any natural right, the eternal law of reason and the grand end of society would absolutely vacate such renunciation. The right to freedom being the gift of Almighty God, it is not in the power of man to alienate this gift and voluntarily become a slave. — Samuel Adams

    Read, think and ponder friends. What would the founders say about society today.

  • Among all the other things you’ve listed it seems like just another example of government bloat. I’ve got a passport and a social security card that is used by a host of government services and banks in spite of the fact that it’s not supposed to be used for identification. So another card just sounds like another agency wanting to duplicate what’s already being done.

  • tommy

    So what are we supposed to do? How can we sop it?

  • Timothy Crowe

    Honorable agents of the legislature,

    On May 11th 2011 the REAL ID ACT is set to go into effect. Should any such provisions go into effect I will openly defy them.

    In the manner of John Handcock, So that the king may see my name with out his specticals; I, Timothy Leo Ernest Crowe do so defy this law.

    A person not possessing a Real ID Act-compliant identification card could not enter any federal building, or an office of his or her congressman or senator or the U.S. Capitol. This effectively denies that person their fundamental rights to assembly and to petition the government as guaranteed in the First Amendment.

    I am a citizen of liberty. Her test of citizenship is not this bureaucratic regulation or piece of silicon and plastic. Her citizenship is the “sure possession of those willing to defend it”.

    -Timothy Leo Ernest Crowe

  • Would be nice if you had a link to the votes in the House and Senate regarding the Real ID Act so we know exactly how our legislators cast their ballots.

  • Trisha

    Let me tell you this, I am upset already about all the BS the government has been allowing to happen such as the “Pat Downs” and “X-RAY” machines at our airports all in the name of U.S. security and its citizens. What rights do they have other than the rights we give up. This exactly is what it is. We gave up those rights through fear that our own government put upon us. Yes, the Government is creating “False Threats” to get us where they want us mentally. Creating “False Threats” just like Adolf Hitler did with the Jews. Rounding them up into gas chambers so called showers….Let me tell you I will question every “false Threat” there is after 911 because even that tragic day has become a huge question mark. I am not old enough to really know history like my Grandparents lived it but I will not be Gullable either. There is something very evil about all this and my intuitions are usually right.

  • ExposeNWO

    Non-compliance on a mass scale. It’s the only way to stop it.

  • Becky

    Hey, eventually they might just decide to solve that problem by putting a microchip directly into our hands. Read Revelations… it is in there and it is coming. Just don’t know when, but it seems like it will be sooner or later.. after all, it is for our own good!

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  • winston smith

    i think its 1984 and the population is a bunch of Sheeple who talk and do nothing
    i want to take the Sunset Limited asap .

  • winston smith

    The United States not America as there are 3 of them you morons. its the land of the fee and land of the slave . You all look in the mirror as you let this happen . revolution is the only solution which can never happen as we are a divided group. situation hopeless!

  • Alex

    Whether we like it or not history repeats itself. This is a means to an end, let them do it. This country will have revolution one way or another, bring it…. I’m ready to fight for what I believe l in.

  • Colin

    Libya is a nation of tribes and, yet, they are working collectively to remove MQ. So, no, our situation is not entirely hopeless.

  • Just another reason to reduce your dependence on anything from the government.

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  • You’re right, the topic of Real ID seemed to die off. Now that they’ve quieted the TSA issues, they’re ready to take the next step.

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  • Gary

    I think we need to worry more about taxing the rich and spreading the wealth. As long as this is done I could care less about a ID card.

  • Ron Morrison

    I was with you until it got down to the part that said: “A Fox news story” Fox Lies!

  • I am running for President of the United States in 2012. I will get rid of this. We do not live in Nazi Germany The Sequel. I refuse to allow this Country you and I love so much go down a path where we lose our Rights, Liberties and Freedoms.

  • I have lived in many countries who require national ID cards. I found no problems in obtaining these cards and requiring them to do business and otherwise. This is just another issue for the right to raise hell about while neglecting the real problems we are facing.

  • MitchellFerrenBurg

    I welcome anything that will keep the Antisemetic Muslims as far as possible from our citizens. They will stop at nothing (see 9-11) to kill as many innocent women and children as possible. According to their sick ‘religion’, they get ‘virgins for demented sex’ for killing innocents.

    God bless America and Israel.

  • Kelly

    I think we have bigger problems in the US than getting another form of ID. If you aren’t doing anything criminal or illegal, what do you have to worry about? Does anyone think a “real ID” is the government’s magic window to spying on you? If they want to, they will do it regardless. Our government and our country are far from perfect and we have a long way to go to fix things, but an ID is a small issue. If you don’t like it here, leave.

  • Bo McBrayer

    It’s not going to be a “national ID card.” it’s a new way for state departments of motor vehicles to comply to a set of standards that conform to the national agenda on security. you will still only have the one ID card, but as is happening already, they are forced to consult with the Dept of Homeland Security on what goes on the ID. I agree it’s ludicrous, but it has to be clear that we won’t be carrying around a “federal ID card” like the Jews in Nazi Germany. the biggest example is that you can no longer smile in your photo because it has to register in the facial recognition software they use to combat terrorism.

  • The Republican-backed National Security bill originally contained language to create a national driver’s license AND a federal computerized worker registry.

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  • Doe

    And this is the next step…

    Genetic Patdown at airports by DHS

    …they won’t stop at fingerprints and iris scans.

  • jerome

    it was written long long ago that there will be a time that unles you have a mark on your hand or forhead you will not be able to buy or sell anything! this is the last step before this prophecy is fulfilled ! are you ready? got Jesus?

  • Trisha

    I have come to realize that creating “false threats” and creating “detours” are the governments way of creating frenzie and confusion. If we remain confused and frenzied we will all become sheep in a feild with no way out and the government will let in the wolves with their laws in the name of national security to make us all feel safer. In retrospect we are going to lose our freedoms that the founding fathers so diligently worked hard to create from their own experiences in their own countries they fled from. Now is the time to Wake up and get your heads out of the sand (comfort zone) and create some confusion and frenzing for your politicians whom are to be working for us in the first place. Speak up and tell them how you feel. You will not vote for them again if they don’t stop this crap. Finally, our freedoms are not being taken from us we are giving them up freely through fear. Remember WE run this country it is our hard work and our getting up every morning to go to work, which pays their very high salaries and retirement benefits. Make them work hard for these and start demanding some change that is going to benefit the hard working white collar folks out there. The national ID is just a detour to take your minds off of what is really important your freedoms. Lets try and look into the future a bit and see just what these IDs are going to do exactly? Give up your freedom to fly on a plane, check, give up your freedom to ride on a train, check, give up your freedom to walk into a government building, check, give up your freedom to privacy, check, all of these things are already in force and why? Because you where that sheep in the field terrified of the wolves.

  • Eva

    Complete and total bullshit…just another reason for the government to try and control us.

  • Now let me see if I get this right. We,as Americans, will need an ID card,but law enforcement cannot ask an Illegal Mexican or other nationality, for legal status when stopped for a traffic violation. There’s got to be some way to stop this!

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  • Bob Dooley

    According to an email sent to me today about this ID card you can send faxes to congress about it, but they charge a fee. Here is the address: https://secure.conservativedonations.com/caa_realid/?a=5726

  • CarmRaney

    This is so frightening!!! Little by little the government is taking over our lives. Pretty soon we will have no freedom at all.

    It is difficult for me to understand how people can blindly let their freedoms evaporate.

    Call, write, fax, visit in person your representatives (that’s a joke son) and insist they listen to you. (that’s also a joke). The only interest your representatives have in you is how much money you can contribute to their campaign. Other than that…………squat!!!

    I am a conservative and my main representative in Washington is Harry Reid!!! I’m sure he’d be delighted to hear from me. I don’t even bother as he has said ” I only take phone calls from Senators”. Nuff said!!!!!

    I for one will never show a National ID Card in order to do anything. Hopefully there are a lot of you out there who will do the same.

  • Colleen Jeffries

    Nazi America is here, folks. We are no longer a free society. We are totally under government control. There is no way out of this. The government has the upper hand now. I figure the majority of Americans will go along with the National ID Card, just like they are going along with the TSA pat downs, and body scanners. It is frightening that we are losing our personal liberties, as well as our civil liberties. I am willing to say that within the next ten years, America will become unrecognizable. Hey folk, we are almost there.

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  • LibertyRinger

    Keep hearing of this and some say the new real ID cards will include one’s political and religion preference, social security #, eye retina scan code, blood type,employment and more.Went to all government sites to verify but all they do is confirm it’s going into effect but don’t list what extra info will be included in the cards.Can anyone relay an official site we can see exactly what’s coming?

  • LibertyRinger

    UGH! Dear “endoftheamericandream”. Wish you’d consider a new artist.
    Those are the ugliest cartoon pics to put up, aren’t they? Please don’t “profile” me as a reptilian vegetable onion with red tipped appendage hanging down like a tongue or other member, ok,

  • BoB6791

    You guys are idiots. There is no ‘national ID card’. REAL ID is a standard all states must follow when issuing a driver’s license. Most states have no requirement to carry a driver’s license except when driving on public roads.

  • Nick

    if you’re not doing anything wrong why would you have an issue with carrying an ID, issued by the state to prove who you are? This is the same as having a driver’s license. Are you really concerned about having government track your movements every time you swipe your DL to buy beer? Not to mention that if they really wanted to they could access your Credit Card information as well after obtaining a search warrant. And if you’re really against the government being able to search an identifiable database then you should also be against gun registration because the Nazi’s also used these to subject their citizens to their rule.

  • Luther

    @Tao Jones

    He’s absolutely right.
    The ONLY way to fight this is to REFUSE to get one. I will, and who knows what will happen, but I feel my American counterparts won’t be by my side. Please people,



  • Mark0645

    “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety”
    -Benjamin Fanklin

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  • Marie

    Listen, I have written letters about other topics that as a Believer I am angry about. I get these polite letters back telling me why they support such & such and how good it is for us-not even telling me that my opinions are important to them. I live in NY with democrats running the show for Obama. This is not the country I grew up in and I am afraid our Constitution will be the next thing to go! Terrorism has been used as an excuse to erode our rights. With the determination of trying to cut up Israel, the pro-abortion mind set, gay marriage rights etc. is it any wonder that God is disgusted with us and is sending all these judgments on the good old US of A???? What an evil and adulterous generation we have in power.

  • I travel constantly on buses, shuttles , and the Amtrak train. Never have I had to show an ID. In fact at Greyhound in Salem, OR they just asked me my name when buying the ticket and I checked baggage and claimed it without ID in Eugene, OR. Amtrak, same way, but a bit different, still nothing like the airlines!

  • rachel

    ok people. you really should not worry, for what is about to happen has to happen for the great day of our lords return. all of these things going on are biblical and are being set up for the return of christ to come and rapture the church. ( for those of us who are ready) and if your not ready then yes, you should be worried. because standing up for your rights or freedom will not help you in the end. and yes , this is a step closer to the “chip” in the hand or forhead. and yes that is the mark of the beast!!! if you google ” digital angel” you will read of this for if you take it, it cant be removed, just like a tattoo. so if you dont go in the rapture and you are here to face tribulation then my advice is to try to get through it make sure you except the lord as your savior and repent… and when you are beheaded for not renouncing the lord, then at least you know that when your soal opens the eyes you will be walking with the lord for eternity and your robe will have been washed as white as snow. other than that we should pray for our goverment. dont hate the people , hate their sin… god bless you all.

  • Jim Wood

    The only question that remains is: When will you be willing to oppose these ideas?

  • Johnny Edwards

    Yep at least I have a God that knows the number of every hair on my head (Lule 12:6-8). He knit me together in my mothers womb (Psalm 139:13). So what fear do I need to have of these evil men that have evil plans for people? Just read Psalm 23 and it explains …. even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil! Look I do not need a national ID for My God and Savior to know who I am, only Satan needs this because he is NOT A CREATOR! So he natrually need to brand his cattle so he can keep track of them!

  • Tao Jones

    “Our government and our country are far from perfect and we have a long way to go to fix things, but an ID is a small issue. If you don’t like it here, leave.”

    I cannot,and will never, understand this attitude. If you don’t like it, leave? let’s look at this a little closer, shall we?

    Hey George Washington, if you don’t like the King of England, leave!

    Hey Harriet Tubman, if you don’t like slavery, leave!

    Hey Samuel Gompers, if you don’t like unfair working conditions, leave!

    Hey Martin Luther King, if you don’t like segregation, leave!

    Hey Ghandi, if you object to the British Empire, leave!

    Hey Susan B. Anthony, if you don’t like sexism, leave!

    I could go on, but I hope by now my point is clear. These people (and they seem to be lurking on all sides) behave as if any attempt to change a social or political evil is a personal threat to THEM PERSONALLY, and they demand the voices crying out should be silenced–‘well, just LEAVE if you don’t like it! Why are you criticizing MY status quo?’


  • Tao Jones

    @ Rachel and Johnny Edwards:

    Jesus is not coming to deliver you for the same reason Santa claus is not organizing a resistance movement. While I’m sure these fantasies are very comforting (Hey, I’M not worried, cuz my back is COVERED!), they do nothing to effect any positive change.

    I think your energies would be more productively spent talking to people about REAL solutions. Solutions such as peaceful non-compliance; Ghandi broke the back of the British Empire by simply refusing to comply with them any longer.

    We can do the same. Don’t like the ID card? Just refuse to get/carry/produce one on demand. See? Simple.

    The Devil’s not out to get you; people conditioned to obey mindlessly are doing that job all on their own.

    Free your minds! YOU ARE AREADY FREE, IF YOU WILL ONLY LIVE AS IF YOU ARE! Stop letting them rule over you through fear. If no one complies, who will they arrest?

  • taylour

    There is no such thing as the rapture. We will all have to face the tribulation. You should be making plans for what you will do when these measures are imposed upon the US.

  • Mike

    First commenter name Rachel: you are my hero :) That’s what I’m talking about.

  • Mike

    @ Toa Jones

    The only real solution to anything is to believe in Christ. That is the only thing we can do or ever have been able to do really.

    The Devil is out to get each of us and so are his servants–seen and unseen.

  • Look at how the TSA has pushed the groping and radiation scanners into train depots and other venues. How will they implement fingerprinting and eye scans, they are next. The damn scanners record your biometric body image, yes. The Homeland Security whore denied it, only later having to admit the images ARE stored. Computers can program cameras to recognize you if your body image is presented into the search. Will we be like the UK with cameras everywhere we walk? Meanwhile, the borders are open for terrorists and hoodlums to charge across! What about the many jihad training camps allowed to be in the US? Hannity, Jihad camps/google that! “Muslims of America” tax exempt and run by a Pakistani Iman.
    We are being had folks, by a puppet for the World banking cartel that is looting the US and wanting to sock us into One World tyranny. fun!

  • Tao Jones

    Jarrett is correct; it seems inescapably clear that what we are seeing is the erection of a Global Police State. I am amazed that there are so many people who still cannot grasp what is happening to us. Brainwashed in Government schools, hypnotized by TV, programmed by sports and pop culture, these people will march voluntarily into the very ovens glassy-eyed and unaware.

    The zombie-like behaviour of the masses is far more frightening than the increasingly overt Beast System because it implies an Intelligence that is capabale of hypnotizing Humanity to the point where their own sense of self preservation has been nullified.

    Free your mind! And when you have freed your own, work to free your friends’ and familiies’. Our only hope lies in awakening the People to their peril.

  • Tao Jones

    @ Mike:

    Belief in Christ is irrelevant to this conversation. Your god specifically said (assuming any of it is true, which is an assumption I do not make)that he he had not come here to establish an earthly kingdom. Therefore, we are left to our own devices when it comes to creating systems of government for ourselves.

    The fact that the bible later goes on to command obedience to Government ought to tell you something about the true nature of your religion; it is a control mechanism cynically foisted on the world by evil men who had no interest in the spiritual truth Jesus had to offer.

    If YOU were interested in having a bunch of people obey your criminal ‘government’, and if YOU were able to read while your subjects could not, and if YOU were declaring what your god said and what he didn’t (like the catholics deciding which books would be included in your bible and which would not)— how hard would it be to slip an extra verse in commanding obedience to governments?

    “Oh, and by the way, you know that thing where Jesus said his was a spiritual kingdom and he wasn’t concerned about earthly government? Yeah, that was a mistake! turns out God wants you to obey me and my pals who rule over you! Honest! I swear on a stack of the Bibles me and my buddies put together! You can’t read, SO JUST TRUST US! So go forth and be ye righteous and obedient! Now pay your taxes, fools! errr…..I mean, Children!”

    This analogy illustrates what you and your friends are doing:

    “Hey everyone, the house is on fire! wake the kids, everybody out of the house!”

    “You must believe in Spiderman!”

    “What? The house is on fire! Bring hoses, bring buckets, bring COFFEE MUGS! Anything that we can use to put out the fire!”

    “No no! Turn to Spiderman! Spiderman will save us!”

    “We will all die in this fire if we don’t put it out right now! Let’s all work together, otherwise we’ll all die together!”

    “Spiderman says to turn to him!”

    “Look dude, this Spiderman thing is unproductive. Believe in Spiderman if it makes you feel better, but he isn’t going to help us deal with the house fire. Find a more productive response!”

    “Believing in Spiderman is the only thing we can do, really.”

    “Oh yeah? well, I guess I’ll just keep spraying water and trying to actually put the fire out.”


    My dad tells me that when bar codes were introduced back in the 60’s everybody thought it was going to be the End. “It’s the Mark! THE MARK!!!! DOOOOOOM!!!!!!” But it wasn’t.

    They thought Hitler was the Anti-Christ, but he wasn’t.

    Stop forcing everything through the lens of your hysterical holy book. How many times must your fears turn out to be groundless before you stop looking for Satan under every rock? We don’t need Satan, human beings are doing a good job of enslaving one another all on their own.

    Now please…I implore you….forget about Spiderman for the moment, and pick up a hose.

    We need you, Mike. Bring your friends!

  • Rod

    tao,tao,tao. No matter what any person or persons do, the machine will not be stopped until JESUS returns and HE defeats satan and all the armies that are going against Israel.Its called prophecy. No other religious books or writings speak of what is to come,except GODs word, the Holy Bible. If you would read it, you would understand. To avoid a debate,I’ll make it simple. There is coming a day,very soon, when many people will mysteriously disappear. After this happens,those still on earth will be subjected to unprecedented horrors. In order to buy or sell anything, they will be required to “take” the mark. The reason the 60’s or Hitler didn’t make this come to pass is because prophecy hadnt been fulfilled yet. In Hitlers case, Israel wasn’t even a nation yet. However, once Israel did become a nation in 1948,the clock began counting down. This generation,according to GOD, will see HIS return. Im sure you’ve heard this before. All im saying is, when it happens,please don’t accept the mark. Try to endure. Its going to happen. When it does,I pray that you remember these things. I would like to meet you in Heaven one day.

  • Rod

    Taylour, please explain why there is no rapture. What is the basis of this thought? Regarding the tribulation, I believed that we Christians were taken off earth prior to it. Now, however, I’m leaning more towards a “mid” trib rapture,meaning we are here for the first 3 1/2 years,and then snatched out. It rained on Noah how long before the ark floated? It’s vain to think,as Christians, that we won’t be subjected to some degree of “rain”. However,believers won’t be around for the last 3 1/2 years of the trib. That is the judgements for the non-believers.

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    This will explain everything that you need to know.
    Please spread this.
    Our time is running out!


  • Kevin

    In some form, the National ID card has been around for some time now. Check your drivers license, do you see a black strip on the back? I wonder, do you work at a place where you are required to have a proximity card to get in and out of the building? Guess you didn’t know your information was registered on it too. You would probably be surprised how many ID cards you carry around in the form of credit cards, debit cards, health cards etc that have your most private information on them. You just didn’t need to scan them when you went through the Airport or other high risk areas.

    Yes, Big Brother is watching, has been watching and will continue to watch and track you wherever you go. Now, don’t you feel more secure?

  • martian

    Wow… Jesus freaks and all kinds of retards congregate here as I see… I feel totally hopeless. I’m leaving.

  • Jay

    I say the governments are dictators! They are probably already working with the future anti-christ predicted in the bible. I’m sure there will be some of you who will argue against me but hey I am entitled to saying my thoughts. They want to control everyone but they WILL NOT control me. I will not comply with these dictators.

  • great but the explanation of the pre-tribulation rapture is the only way that all the Bible makes literal sense

  • ter

    Look, there are valid points that I have seen here on all sides of this issue…what every side still has in common is that we do have the freedom to refuse this “tagging” whether its the God given freedom and you are refusing because you stand up for Jesus or whether its the human freedom of choice that our country is supposed to stand for either way we should stand up for what WE AS INDIVIDUALS believe in…THAT is the freedom we all want right? by the way I stand up for Jesus, but believe that God gives us the right to choose him or to not choose him….I do however pray that all will decide that He is the way…if they hear God’s truth and still decide to deny him, then HE will decide in the end…it is not up to us to pass judgment on our fellow man. That is a job for our creator….

  • ACincinnatiButler

    This one caught my eye, so read your article. I followed your link about the May 11,2011 deadline to the NCSL website and see that on March 4th Napolitano extended the deadline to January 15, 2013. Evidently either comments to Congressman were successful, or the DHS is having empathy with the states in these ‘tough economics times’.

    I have a suggestion for your posts – could you post a date on the header? It would help in knowing how to respond.

  • kaori

    I dont get it, you guys say gov or fed is evil and yet you lot of you guys probably voted, why do any of you even participate in voting, since everyone is basically evil or puppet.

    Like for presidents[same applies to senators governors so forth] for example if he was religious, im prety sure ton of you religious folk would vote for him in a heart beat, then a few months down the line, he doesnt accomplish anything, just a bunch of lies, thats all they really have to mention is a simple religious thing, and they have fished ya in. Really dont get the voting. Votes are kinda of pointless?

    I thought christ was coming in 2000? now its 2012.

  • Robert F. Savio

    Those who sit back and do nothing about the government insanity that is destroying our country because they believe that “Jesus” will drop by and make everything better are delusional.
    Their inaction and passivity CONTRIBUTES to the government’s strangle hold upon the nation.

  • ter

    Yes I think voting is pointless, but its our “right” right? and I don’t think Jesus is going to just “drop by and make everything better” either. I believe that God will help me decide who to vote for IF anyone…That is a choice I am free to make.

  • smarterthanyou

    Dear Tao Jones,


  • Nia

    @ Tao Jones

    God and Jesus are very real.It is because of God that we wake up everyday and because of Jesus that if we repent, then our sins shall be forgiven. It’s not to late to change your comment.

  • Vidar

    There are a few issues with this article.

    1: Huge assumptions. It claims a slippery slope argument that tries to say that once we have a federal I.D., everything will go bad. This is untrue. This I.D. could potentially replace interstate travel’s need for passports, driving, etc. And it will help for security. There have been so many threats against federal buildings, they already have weapon checks at the start of the building. This is nothing new.

    2: Tracking us? Really? Give me a name, and I could go on google, find articles on that person’s life, where they live, probably what they do, and almost anything else. The government is the same way. They just have access to our credit card records, our birth certificates, and everything else. This is the technological age. Even the conversation about this article can be tracked. So this won’t change anything other then knowing who went in and out of special buildings that could be targets for security threats.

    As for religion, well, to each his own on that topic. Though there are reasons why our forefathers, in their wisdom, decided that church and state should be separate. Clearly that got lost along the way somewhere.

  • john

    2012. Enuf said.

  • Alex

    Now security goons will be able to ask us for our “papers” just like they used to do in Nazi Germany and the USSR.

    Bullshit, in the USSR we couldn’t imagine something like this even in the worst nightmare.

  • Israel

    matthew 24:29-44 Yeshua said after the tribulation! people! no one is going anywhere til all is fulfilled! no secret rapture! a lie from the Roman Empire christianity!

  • JonBL

    its like the stories in matthew, the weeds and wheat< the feild is the world , the harvesters are angels, the wheat is gods people and the weeds is satans, for jesus says the farmer does not have his servents remove them for it will damage the crop, let them grow together and we will seperate at the time of harvest< they first gather the weeds and pile them to burn them, and then they harvest the wheat and they put it in the barn and the barn would be heaven

  • Drummergirl5

    In the world I live in you already need a social security number to be hired and a photo ID to board a plane. I don’t frequent federal buildings so I don’t know what kind of ID is required presently. I don’t see a whole lot of difference in having a card. What’s going on with TSA bothers me much more than a Real iD card. But its a strange new world since 9/11, that’s for sure.

  • FreedMind

    You people need to wake up!
    Our government lies to us on a daily basis, that’s a fact.
    This issue is not about religion or anything else it’s about our freedom and keeping it. I’m not saying this will happen because I can’t predict the future. I’m just saying it could happen. I’m sure the Jews didn’t think they were going to be herded into prison camps and gas chambers but it happened.
    To say that we need to not worry about it because Jesus is coming is not a viable solution to the problem. I’m not saying not to have faith. Just don’t have faith in anything but yourself to protect your freedom of religion.
    America is the greatest country in the world. We the people need to keep it that way.

  • Tom

    Yeah. So what are we going to do about it? Do you believe petition-writing is effective with this stuff? NO! This is the type of thing that happens because we allow it to and it doesn’t matter who you vote for. So why doesn’t someone on here tell me why America is still the best place to live. I’ll tell you if your response is bullshit or not.

  • Heather Sunde

    Vidar, Have you read the Constitution?? The words “separation of church and state” are NOWHERE in the Constitution. Our Forefathers did NOT decide that church and state should be separate! That phrase was actually contained in a LETTER written by Thomas Jefferson to the Danbury Baptists Association in 1802–15 years AFTER the Constitution had been written. The Danbury Baptists were a minority religious group that feared they had no “inalienable” right granted them by the state of Connecticut to worship as they chose.So, they wrote to President Jefferson seeking his guidance and comfort that they could continue to worship as they wanted. Jefferson responded with the exact words from the Constitution to allay their fears. He then mentioned the “establishment clause” created a “wall of separation between church and state”. If you read the letter, Jefferson’s clear meaning was that the religious were protected from the state, not the other way around. “The legitimate powers of government”, he told them, “reach actions only, and not opinions”.

    It didn’t get lost along the way somewhere, it is a misinterpretation by the Democrats. They put a spin on jefferson’s letter, always bringing up the topic, making it SEEM as though it is in the Constitution. CLEARLY, it is NOT.

  • anon

    Can we have names of those who support this bill and the names of those who brought this bill into action? I saw the satanist U.S. Representative Bob Barr mentioned but there must be more fascist nazi’s working inside the US government to still have this bill alive…I guess all those nay sayers will have to eat crow when they are standing in line for their “freedom lost” card.

  • anon

    Rod there are plenty of religious books that talk about the end times. And if your not willing to stop this remember “you’re lukewarm water, neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth!” Rev 3:16

  • anon

    Vider are you taking the mark of the beast on your right or left hand?

  • Lightworker

    Tao Jones, you are the only person on here who made any sense. Keep spreading the truth!

  • Tribe of Manasseh

    The Messiah was not white. Scripture proves that. So if you’re Jesus is blonde haired, blue eyed, you’re already serving the image of the beast.

  • Overcomer

    Amen Rachel. You’ve obviously drawn the fire of the spirit of anti-Chrits.

    And to you TAO – what you depict is not all true. Jesus will return eventually and set up a kingdom here ON EARTH and WILL reign for 1,000 years. We are instucted from the BIBLE to pray for our govenrnment and obey those who have the rule over us and given clear examples that show that obedience to mans laws ends when it is contrary to Gods law. We are instructed to NOT take the mark of the Beast which will come in time.

    I do not like the direction the world is headed. It will end up in a one world government eventually but I will fight it tooth and nail to delay it.

  • Dennis

    Only a morron whould not want to Have I.D. cards either that or an illegal alien . I.D. card would secure our borders ,stop voter fraud . It’s a good Idea. photo I.D. is a good thing. There are times we should need to prove who we are ! The only person who would not want this is someone with something to hide !!!!!!!!

  • oxbobend

    I already have a fed. id.

    It’s called a passport.

  • Revelation 13:16,17
    And he (the anti-christ)will cause all both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond to receive a mark in their right hand or in their foreheads:
    And no man may buy or sell, except that he has the mark or the name of the beast (the anti-christ) or the number of his name.

  • Dave Rice

    We’re screwed. The Bible will not be proven wrong. Babylon is falling. The great power of the East is killing “the great satan”, with the help of their messiah, Obama, the liar and deceiver.

  • Veet

    I thought it was advertisers that were the ones who got to decide if every moment of our life is tracked.

  • Bill Gecko

    don’t be stupid people. Birth certificates, driver’s license, passports, WIC cards, Social Security numbers, et al. These are government documents that have existed for decades. What difference does this make other than it consolidates these documents into one.

    The only people fearing this are those who have a reason to fear.

  • Jennifer

    all i can say is i read nearly all of these posts, and i agree w rachel..i pray for those who arent saved..and those who mocked the words of the bible to use them for your own satisfaction..rapture will happen more than likely very soon, and i hope you’re all ready..it will be a horrible place if your not http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xks83CAIrC0

    copy and paste this link for some info, it just may be what u need to hear!!!
    GOD BLESS!!!!!!!

  • George

    Are you all nuts? Read Romans 13. What is wrong with wanting all states to have some standardization of security? If a national card is wrong (MARK OF THE BEAST!) then what makes a statewide card OK? Aren’t we also screaming on other boards about the need to control illegal immigration and keep illegal aliens from depleting resources like healthcare? Grow up. Educate yourselves, and live in reality. Jesus IS coming soon. And he’s not worried about national ID cards.

  • murmaid

    Why in the hell does this govt. want to crawl up our asses all the time?! I just don’t understand this “control mentality” and need for ultimate power! Isn’t it funny this was planned to go into effect right after Bin Laden gets whacked? Got all our minds off of ID’s due to the constant puking up a terrorist getting whacked…..tricky, tricky, tricky. I’ll just leave this whacked out country and not let this govt. get more of my dollars!

  • Dave

    While I’m not going to dignify all the religious stuff that’s been posted on here with a response I will respond to the websites primary purpose. First, it’s important to remember that the act requires that ID’s meet the following requirements:

    Full legal name,
    Date of birth,
    Unique, identifying number,
    Principal residence address,
    Front facing photograph of the applicant.

    Most state drivers licences meet that to begin with. I know Massachusetts does and I got my latest one in 2008. They just changed it to include my signature.

    Second the small # of states that don’t meet the requirements have all requested and been granted extensions.

    This isn’t Nazisim or Stalinisim or any other kind of “ism.” It’s trying to ensure that all drivers licences have the same information to prevent fake ID’s and other things of the kind from being used as generically as they are used now

    Second, the Secretary of Homeland Defense extended the deadline in March to 2013


    That gives the states 20 more months (or 18 now) to change their licences, in some cases very slightly.

    Third, you have one big myth at the start of your argument

    “get on a train, vote, enter a federal building, open a bank account or get a job without a national ID card”

    ID cards have never been required to enter the House or Senate buildings. I know because I do so every week. ID’s have ALWAYS been required to open a bank account, and it’s illegal to prevent someone from voting without an ID. You need to do so to register sometimes, but only an Act of Congress can change voting requirements and there is nothing in the Real ID act that impacts the Voter Rights Act of 1965

  • Reginald W

    I’m sorry, did I break your concentration? Please continue. You were saying something about… “Best intentions”?

  • Wes

    Dave –

    Although my thinking slants towards those expressed by the author of this article, your point about State licences having that information, at least in Wisconsin where I reside, is dead on and is worthy of readers’ consideration.

    However, I must address one point you made, “but only an Act of Congress can change voting requirements and there is nothing in the Real ID act that impacts the Voter Rights Act of 1965”. In Wisconsin, my State governtment, “act of congress”, is attempting to change my voting rights. We are still in the streets here. So it is good to point out that it doesn’t matter if the Real ID act impacts voter rights, because this is being challenged in more States than just Wisconsin currently. Sure, I agree that “it’s illegal to prevent someone from voting without an ID”. However, I’m not sure anymore that I am qualified to discuss with you, or anyone, about what is “illegal” in terms of what government can/cannot do. I have already had many of those thoughts abruptly over ruled in the past months. I would argue that not only could this new ID negatively affect our daily lives, and rights, but it might very well have more impact than what we here now, can think of.

  • ghostmakermice

    you already have to have government supplied ID to work anywhere – it’s called a Social Security card

    I’m still against this crap though

  • I Think I Read Something About This In Revalation::

    Revelation 13:16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:
    Revelation 13:17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
    Revelation 13:18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six. (666)

  • We are simply moving one step closer to the implementation of the “mark of the beast” that the last book of the Bible Revelations warns us about! May Christians everywhere know and believe God’s holy Word!

    Jane Langston
    Bend, Oregon

  • Bob Marshall

    Well, today is May 24,2011. No National ID Card. That is not to say there won’t be. I believe there will beand i beieve it will get much worse for the citizens of the US. I have been told i am crazy but i believe the FEMA camps exist. I believe they are unused military bases . Some may have even been used to hold Japanese living in America during WWII. My mother worked at a prison of War camp for Germans in S.C. so i know they exist.As long as Americans support these war then there will be no intereference from the Government. As a exMarine veteran for three tours in Vietnam i thought after American realized that war was bases on a lie they would think seriously before supporting any more wars. Iraqi War, Afghanistan War, Kuwait and now Libya proved how wrong i was. i see American supporting a war with Iran. The propaganda machine in Washington supported by the CIA controlled news media will convievce the US has to protect the people of Iran. Never mind that the Bauchi Rebels in Iran have been recieving help from the CIA for two years. Now, Hillary Clinton has been advised to send millions to back the MEK. A very powerful terrorist group. My bad! There aren’t terrorist if the US backs them. What was i thinking? I keep getting a patroit mixed up with just a citizen. The war with Iran will be a bloody war because the US has been busy surrounding Iran with more than 60 military bases. I realize the US is planning to use nuclear bombs but when the troops are on the ground it won’t be a slaugter like it was in Iraq where most of the Revolutionary Guard was decimated in a few days.More American lives will be sacrificed for oil,gas and US global hegemony.

  • john jane

    the Department of Homeland Security insists that the Real ID Act is just here to “help” us and to make life “better” and “more secure”. what this really means is they want to contral all of us even when we take a dump

  • Ashley

    well if your a beliver in the lord’s word we all knew this was coming he gave us warnning years ago and its finally hear and that just lets me know 1 very exciting thing is that its almost over i will be meeting my lord my god face to face THANK YOU JESUS I CANT WAIT TO MEET YOU IN HEAVEN!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Ryan

    I think it is interesting that just below the article is an advertisment for Mitt Romney and a link to his campaign whom happens to be a supporter of a national ID.

  • Richard

    What violation. we do not need this . this is a violation of my right s under the consitution, but has i here that the are gona sing that over to the u.n. which means that if the u.n. see s you as soneome tht objests to there polices than they can come get you and lock you up for ever no charges just gone. STOP ALL OF THIS NOW or pay the price with your life and soul.

  • John

    Pamela & Marion. The mark of the beast has to do with worship. Sunday worship is man made.
    The true Sabbath worship (The seventh day) Saturday. The fourth commandment. Is the mark of God. This will lead to that. They will one day try to tell us what day to worship. And if we don’t comply. Then we won’t be able to buy, sell & sooner or later they will enforce it with a death penalty.
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  • God

    Nothing happened. Guess this is a hoax to make money?