Re: Immigrants (was Re: Mass Media ...)

From: Alex F. Bokov (
Date: Wed Oct 17 2001 - 12:00:12 MDT


On Wed, 17 Oct 2001, Ralph Lewis wrote:

> Simple, the same way they do in some countries. On entry to North America
> you are given a temporary internal passport. At each airport or mass transit
> terminal you swipe your card or go to the local police station to check in.
> The only addition is that the card now needs bio identification (iris scan,
> finger print etc)given the fact the terrorists used fake ID's. If we could
> build NORAD this should be easy. Hungary used to do this with old fashion
> crank telephones and ledger books.

But wouldn't it be disingeneous of us to oppose national ID for
ourselves, yet support it for other peoples? It's a slippery slope--
give the government too much power over foreigners and sooner or later
it will use the power against its own citizens, directly or

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