Re: The voter ID issue.

From: Edmund R. Kennedy <ekennedyx_at_yahoo_dot_com>
Date: Mon May 09 2005 - 10:04:46 CDT

Hello Jim:

Considering the strong negative response I got when I
put forth Hasen's suggesting for a biometric ID, what
sort of ID's are being contemplated?

Thanks, Ed Kennedy

--- Jim March <jmarch@prodigy.net> wrote:
> Ed Kennedy wrote:
>
> > Hello Jim:
> >
> > <Place finger high in air during a lightning storm
> while standing
> > outside in an open area> As a Republican, can you
> give me an idea
> > where most Republicans stand on voter ID issues?
> I've heard stuff
> > from all over the place and I don't know what the
> actual feelings
> > are. As you may recall, I've gotten myself in a
> heck of a lot of
> > trouble by talking about ID's and voting.
> However, I still feel the
> > problem won't go away so I'd like to know where to
> go next with this
> > issue. I value you input. </Run for cover>
>
>
> Voter ID is strongly supported by the conservative
> set (the
> "Ashcroft/religious right type Republicans" who make
> up the majority of
> the party) and at least tolerated as "probably a
> good idea" by the
> middle-of-the-road types like Arnold. The
> "radically pro-freedom wing"
> of which I'm a member doesn't talk about it much but
> isn't outspokenly
> against it.
>
> It's driven by stuff like Chicago, where you don't
> have to be a spirit
> medium to see the actions of dead people, you just
> need to look at the
> pollbook lists.
>
> Then there's the "illegal aliens voting" issue. Do
> a google search on:
>
> voter fraud "illegal aliens"
>
> Over 24,000 hits by all the usual Conservative
> sources: Worldnetdaily,
> TownHall, Newsmax, etc.
>
> One set of links:
>
> *http://www.illegalaliens.us/votefraud.htm
>
> Two interesting specific links:
>
>
http://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/10/262004g.asp
>
> Note that there's a LOT of reports of this nature.
> Too many to ignore.
>
>
http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2003/9/5/90659.shtml
>
> *My personal take: I'm in favor of more stringent
> voter ID.
>
> Jim
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