Gingrich's failed midnight battle to impose an "Internal Passport" on the American peopleSubmitted by Dquixote1217 on Wed, 12/07/2011 - 17:35
In 1988 Newt Gingrich tried to push through a midnight measure that would have assured the creation of a national ID card that would double as a national drivers' license that you would need to travel from state-to-state, buy or rent a home, open a bank account, or buy anything. You would be required by law to carry it wherever you go. And, by the way, it would be biometric and would contain a GPS tracking chip. It failed in 1998 only because of the efforts of three Congressmen to kill it. Guess who one of those three Congressmen was . . .