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27 Feb 2013

National ID Card Pros And Cons

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I was asked by a very concerned lady about a month ago why an officer stopping her for a traffic violation, wanted the social security number. She said it made her uncomfortable and initially refused to give that information. Fast forward to last week. Same lady reports she was a victim of fraud. Guess what […]

26 Feb 2013

National ID Card Pros – The Case For National ID Cards

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As our national ID card debate week rolls on, today we’re going to look at the arguments for them. For many on the pro side of the argument the infringement on civil liberties considerations pale into insignificance when weighed against the potential for saving lives that national ID cards would ensure. After all what point […]

25 Feb 2013

National ID Card USA; Is The Lack Of One A Weak Link?

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The discussion over a National ID card continues to be debated as concerns over national security; immigration problems and identity theft remain thorny issues. The idea of a national ID card in the USA is presented as a more efficient, more secure means of verifying the identities of plane passengers and those entering into federal […]

25 Feb 2013

Debate Of The Week: Is There A Case For National ID Cards?

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This week the big debate focuses on national ID cards and whether we need them or not. Would they help reduce the threat of terrorism and assist crime fighting in general? Are they a deterrent that would once and for all swing the pendulum of justice the good guy’s way or are they a blunt […]

21 Feb 2013

This House Does Not Support Random Drug Testing In Schools

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All this week we’ve been looking at the issue of random drug testing in schools. Is it right to do this to students against their will or do the benefits of stopping a problem before it takes hold out weigh such considerations? Well today’s graphic makes the clear argument against random drug testing in schools […]

20 Feb 2013

Why I Support Student Drug Testing In Schools

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I was asked my position on random drug testing in our schools. Obviously, nothing is ever simply answered with an “I’m for it”… except in this case! Why am I for student drug testing in schools is simple? It serves as a deterrent and a means for identifying students in need of help. Before you […]

19 Feb 2013

This House Supports Random Drug Testing At Schools

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Recreational drug use by teens has got out of hand and is a sad indictment on our society. If we are to correct this ill our society we must start to think about radical solutions for the status quo is just one long spiralling epidemic of use and abuse. So today we make the case […]

18 Feb 2013

Random Drug Testing Students-Boon or Boondoggle?

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In the ongoing efforts to curb drug use in students, lawmakers and educators have searched for an effective program, most yielding marginal or completely ineffective results. The latest efforts are expanding the use of random drug testing students within the wider student populations, originally limited to students participating in extra-curricular activities. Programs are now being […]