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I don't want government surveillance of its citizenry to become more efficient.

Identity management is a critical component of government. The days of living off the grid no longer exist.

Would you argue against a passport or drivers license?

you can make a perfectly reasonable case that a drivers license is a stupid choice for a de facto state ID instead of being merely permission to operate a motor vehicle.

Indeed. A national ID card with a driving endorsement would be far superior, and is the direction we’re headed. Your driver’s license is already a national ID technically with REAL ID requirements, and if you’re a truck driver with a hazmat endorsement, you’re going through DHS anyway.

Sidenote: Love the username reference.

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