Tag Archives: Real ID

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #43: Harriet Tubman, Nullification and Making a Difference

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about Harriet Tubman and the $20 bill, and how individuals can make a difference at the state level. This week, I delve into two completely unrelated issues in a rather spontaneous and completely unscripted episode of my podcast. I’ve seen […]

Credit Where Credit Is Due: Kentucky Gov. Bevin Vetoes REAL ID Legislation

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I’ve been hard on Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin over the last few weeks due to his initial support for a bill that would have set Kentucky on the path toward compliance with a national identification system known as REAL ID. Today I get to reverse course and give credit where credit is due. As Senate […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #42: The National ID Debacle

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about state resistance to the national ID program mandated by the REAL ID Act of 2005, and how the will to stand up against the feds seems to be crumbling. In 2005, Congress passed the REAL ID Act and Pres. […]

Kentucky Oath Breakers Approve REAL ID; Gov. Bevin Will Break Oath and Sign

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Yesterday, the Kentucky legislature gave final approval to a bill that will set the state on the road to full compliance with REAL ID. Gov. Bevin has expressed support for the bill and will likely sign it into law. Pres. G.W. Bush signed the REAL ID Act in 2005, creating a framework that was meant […]

Kentucky Gov. Bevin Just Another Federal Supremacist Lying About REAL ID

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin ran as the “limited government” Tea Party guy. He even famously boasted the would tell the EPA to “pound sand.” But it turns out he’s just another federal supremacist without a spine lying to push an unconstitutional national ID system. Bevin released a YouTube video on Friday to tout a piece […]