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Governor Haley, South Carolina to appoint Tim Scott to replace Jim Demint in Senate

SC Gov. Haley Will Appoint Tim Scott to DeMint Senate Seat by Tony Lee 17 Dec 2012 South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) will appoint R…

Started by Melony B. DeFord

7 Dec 27, 2012
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Democrats Can’t Avoid Fiscal Cliff Blame

For the past few days, the focus of coverage of the budget negotiations has been on the House Republicans who torpedoed Speaker John Boehne…

Started by Ralph E WallSr

0 Dec 24, 2012

Adding Insult to Injury

Weren't we promised by the biggest fraud since Global Warming that this was to be the most transparent administration in U.S. History? Acco…

Started by Ralph E WallSr

0 Dec 20, 2012

Vote for Ratification TODAY: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities -

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol was adopted on 13 December 2006 at the United Nations H…

Started by Melony B. DeFord

19 Dec 4, 2012
Reply by MAK

‘I Don’t Think You All Get It’: Fed-Up Sen. Coburn Tangles With MSBNC Panel Over Tea Party & Constitution

Posted on August 2, 2012 at 3:35pm by  Jason Howerton The Blaze’s Benny Johnson contributed to this report. On Thursday, Sen. Tom Coburn…

Started by Melony B. DeFord

22 Aug 12, 2012
Reply by Neal W. Welsh



“Mainstream” Republicans are lining up alongside Democrats on many issues in Washington and the nation’s statehouses these days, but one ga…

Started by Dee

53 Jun 10, 2012
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There Is a Real Chance to Stop Funding for “Sustainable Communities.

                Action Alert: (This in from Virginia property rights activist Cathy Turner)   The House of Representatives have cut fun…

Started by Barry 'Bigbare' Carson

0 Sep 15, 2011

House & Senate Floor Schedule

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2010 AND THE BALANCE OF THE WEEK On Wednesday and Thursday, the House will meet at 10:00 a.m. for legislative busin…

Started by Dr. Jake Baker

0 Dec 15, 2010

Delaware needs help getting rid of RINO Mike Castle

Christine O'Donnell is getting a lot of good feedback. She is running against RINO, Mike Castle. Mike Castle has the money behind him. Chr…

Started by Lyn

1 Sep 15, 2010
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New York's Green Light Law - Allows Illegal Aliens To Get Driver’s Licenses

New York passed a law to allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses earlier this year but it was held up by challenges.

Now it is set to take effect this week.

In typical leftist fashion, supporters claim this is going to somehow make New York’s roads safer for everyone.

Could it really be about voting?

FOX News reports:

Illegal immigrants to be able to get driver’s licenses in NY after legal challenge fails.

Illegal immigrants in New York will able to obtain driver’s licenses starting next week after a last-minute legal challenge was dismissed — making it the 13th state to allow the practice, but one that critics say is unconstitutional.

The Green Light Law, signed by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year, allows anyone to apply for a driver’s license regardless of immigration status and does not require a Social Security number.

Illegal immigrants can use a combination of documents that include a valid passport from a foreign country and a valid foreign driver’s license, as long as it has been expired for less than two years.

“After waiting 18 years to have their right to drive restored, thanks to our legislature, New York can now officially join 12 other states in making driver’s licenses legally available to all residents,” New York Immigration Coalition Executive Director Steve Choi said in a statement this week, arguing that it will make roads safer and the economy stronger.

County clerks in New York have concerns and are sounding an alarm.

CBS News in Albany reports:

County clerks concerned by loopholes in Green Light law.

Undocumented immigrants now have the green light to get a driver’s license in New York…but several county clerks in the Capital Region are concerned.

Saratoga County Clerk Craig Hayner said, “We found that everything we were concerned about as far as fraud and all sorts of other things are in that bill, in that regulation and we’re very concerned.”

Hayner tells CBS6’s Lynsey Smith there are a few loopholes in the Green Light Law.

Loopholes, such as a person coming in to get their license and not having to provide their social security number.

“That could lead to criminals coming from other states, coming in and use that as a way to defraud by just simply saying they don’t have a social security number…and that’s a very dangerous loophole,” replied Hayner.

Does anyone believe this is going to make New York safer or that this is really about driving?

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