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Old 10-09-2011, 10:36 PM
 
Location: Sale Creek, TN
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Your signature is your ID.
You are not serious are you?
Would a bank loan you money with just your signature?
I mean a bank that you haven't been too or had business dealings with before.
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Old 10-09-2011, 10:41 PM
 
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You are not serious are you?
Would a bank loan you money with just your signature?
I mean a bank that you haven't been too or had business dealings with before.
That's how Katiana does it... she shows up at a new bank with a paycheck and asks to cash it out... don't worry, no need for ID... her signature should be fine... the bank didn't cash her check... and she didn't understand why... as to this day, she still doesn't understand why her signature wasn't enough...
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Old 10-09-2011, 10:42 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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It says non-photo ID for Colorado.
Maybe they are not following the protcols.
Vote in a small town? Maybe the poll workers know you.
My town isn't *that* small. When you vote in person, you fill out a form; they open the book and compare the information you provide to what's in the voter registration book. It's the same in every town where I have voted in CO.

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You are not serious are you?
Yes, I'm serious. Most of our elections are mail-in these days anyway. You vote, in the comfort of your own home, stick the ballot in an envelope, sign it, and mail/take it to the election office. The election this Nov. is going to be totally mail-in in my county.
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Old 10-09-2011, 11:08 PM
 
Location: Sale Creek, TN
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My town isn't *that* small. When you vote in person, you fill out a form; they open the book and compare the information you provide to what's in the voter registration book. It's the same in every town where I have voted in CO.
That's the same for me, except I have to show my drivers license, which has my photo, as well.
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Old 10-09-2011, 11:11 PM
 
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That's the same for me, except I have to show my drivers license, which has my photo, as well.
Congratulations... you made into the 21st century... some places are stuck on the 20th century... I guess, making something better and more secure can be a problem with those who seek less secure methods to ensure victory...
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Old 10-09-2011, 11:12 PM
 
Location: Out West
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no state that i know of requires anyone to have any sort of id card. Perhaps you could post some links to states that do so.
wa, fl, me, tx
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Old 10-09-2011, 11:12 PM
 
Location: Sale Creek, TN
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You are not serious are you?
Would a bank loan you money with just your signature?
I mean a bank that you haven't been too or had business dealings with before.
I asked this about you saying that your signature is your ID. Not about mail-in voting. Which, I understand is for absentee voting. Sorry if didn't make it clear.
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Old 10-09-2011, 11:13 PM
 
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If voting is so important, you'd think an ID should be required to vote... I mean is voting LESS important than driving or even have work identification? Oh my... liberals would have you think so... voting isn't like walking down the street... heck, we even have school ids just to go to school.... its the end of the world!!
Elections are important because they create governments that reflect the wishes of the people who are governed. Creating laws that discourage some groups of citizens from voting (even if they aren't completely prevented from voting) violates that function. So far nobody's presented any evidence to suggest that the accompanying reduction in voter fraud would outweigh that distortion, unless, that is, you consider four impersonated votes out of 9 million to be "the end of the world."
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Old 10-09-2011, 11:16 PM
 
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wa, fl, me, tx
Voter ID: State Requirements

14 states photo id, 30 states require an ID, and that leaves 20 states with no ID required...
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Old 10-09-2011, 11:20 PM
 
Location: Sale Creek, TN
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Elections are important because they create governments that reflect the wishes of the people who are governed. Creating laws that discourage some groups of citizens from voting (even if they aren't completely prevented from voting) violates that function. So far nobody's presented any evidence to suggest that the accompanying reduction in voter fraud would outweigh that distortion, unless, that is, you consider four impersonated votes out of 9 million to be "the end of the world."
Four out of 9 million, that was all that was found, doesn't mean thats all there were. I'll bring up the 4 shoplifters again, if that is all they caught in one day. Would you be certain that was all the shoplifters that day?
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