The Curious Case of the Silent Watchdog

To borrow from the great Sherlock Holmes, it is the curious case of a watchdog that should have barked, but for some reason hasn’t.

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As many of you know, on July 1 the process of renewing your Georgia driver’s license became much more complicated and time-consuming, requiring among other things an official copy of your birth certificate, an official Social Security card and, if you’re a married woman, a copy of your marriage license to justify use of your married name rather than your birth name.

Digging up all that material can be a real chore — personally, I haven’t seen my Social Security card in years if not decades. And once you’ve gathered it all, you then have to run the gauntlet at the overwhelmed Department of Driver Services, where waits of four or five hours have become common. People are getting angry about the situation, and for good reason.

But here’s the thing: The changes aren’t Georgia’s idea, and in fact have been forced upon the state by new federal regulations. So why haven’t we heard state elected officials blaming the feds for “shoving this change down Georgia’s throat”? Why aren’t they deflecting public anger over long lines by redirecting it at Washington, which in truth is causing the problem in the first place?

It would be so easy, even a liberal could do it. You mention the Tenth Amendment, states’ rights and federal overregulation, then close with the fact that dictating how states issue driver’s licenses is not a power enumerated by the Constitution. Voila! Instant poutrage!

As it turns out, however, Gov. Nathan Deal has a very good reason for staying silent on the matter. Back in 2005, when the federal legislation in question was being passed into law, then U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal co-sponsored the measure.

And Republicans in general are muting their usual complaints because the REAL ID bill was a GOP initiative, part of their effort to prove that no measure was too extreme or intrusive if it could be excused as a counter-terror measure. In the House, for example, Republicans voted 219-8 in favor of the requirement, while Democrats voted 42-152 against it.

In other words, as Holmes so wisely surmised, the dog doesn’t bark at its own master.

– Jay Bookman

518 comments Add your comment

Midori

July 11th, 2012
2:49 pm

CJ

July 11th, 2012
2:51 pm

More evidence that Republicans don’t care about states’ rights. Nor do they care about less government, low taxes (Ryan and Romney’s proposals raise taxes on the poor and middle class), or any of the other things they claim to care about. It’s all smoke and mirrors.

stands for decibels

July 11th, 2012
2:52 pm

then U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal co-sponsored the measure.

Nathan Deal IS the gift that goes on giving.

Joe Hussein Mama

July 11th, 2012
2:54 pm

Success has a thousand parents. Except when it pizzes folks off who are standing in line at the DMV and there’s an election in the fall. :D

TaxPayer

July 11th, 2012
2:58 pm

Oh Noes! Tell me it ain’t so! In fact, that is nothing at all like how Speaker Ralston described it. He said it was the state’s fault (excluding himself obviously from being a part of the state) and that they are only having to Deal with it because it is federal law. Okay. I’m not 100% sure if Ralston complained about having to Deal with it or not. :lol:

Normal Free...Pro Human Rights Thug...And liking it!

July 11th, 2012
3:00 pm

Jay,
Here’s a portion of the law…

Under the new rules, which began Tuesday, drivers have to bring an original
or certified birth certificate, proof of Social Security number (a Social
Security card, W-2 form or federal tax return) and two documents proving
where they live. Previous rules required these forms of identification when
applying for a new driver’s license or ID card, but now the forms are also
required for renewals. Also, the first renewal after the law change must be
done in person, not online.

Kamchak - "Socialism" is just a code word for "fear," the monster under you bed ~ Kamchak

July 11th, 2012
3:00 pm

Huh?

The case of the disappearing post.

Normal Free...Pro Human Rights Thug...And liking it!

July 11th, 2012
3:02 pm

Actually Nathan Deal has presented a job opportunity. Sell food and drink to the people in line. If they have all that documentation with them, you could probably sell them guns too…wouldn’t that be a hoot? :D

Kamchak - "Socialism" is just a code word for "fear," the monster under you bed ~ Kamchak

July 11th, 2012
3:02 pm

I’ve got a certified copy of my birth certificate as I had to have that to get my passport.

Kamchak - "Socialism" is just a code word for "fear," the monster under you bed ~ Kamchak

July 11th, 2012
3:03 pm

As for my original SS card?

That gonna be a tough one

Erwin's cat

July 11th, 2012
3:04 pm

I think a passport is all you need Kam

Brosephus™

July 11th, 2012
3:05 pm

It’s the “Real Deal”!!!!

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Jay

The reason they can’t push this one on the feds is because it passed prior to Jan 20, 2009.

:)

Ben Shockley

July 11th, 2012
3:05 pm

No more drivers licenses for illegals! Oh the horror!!! Oh the humanity!!!!!!!!

Normal Free...Pro Human Rights Thug...And liking it!

July 11th, 2012
3:06 pm

Kam,
See my 3:00

Kamchak - "Socialism" is just a code word for "fear," the monster under you bed ~ Kamchak

July 11th, 2012
3:06 pm

Okay, it seems to be the link

For those of you needing a birth certificate, this might help:

http://tinyurl.com/6tpglt3

stands for decibels

July 11th, 2012
3:07 pm

personally, I haven’t seen my Social Security card in years if not decades

…but if I read that statute quoted by Normal correctly, isn’t it sufficient to bring in a W-2?

I’ve got mine going back ten years or so.

Still seems excessive for a DL renewal.

St Simons

July 11th, 2012
3:07 pm

before this is over, the Republicans gonna be hollerin like Jerry Clower

‘git this thang off o me!’

i haven’t seen anger like this in a loooong time. And I will personally
post a big sign up to the DL office
“Thank you Republicans!” for this clust&*(
I suggest every democrat across the state do the same outside at
your local DL office. They won’t be able to get elected dog catcher.

Simple Truths

July 11th, 2012
3:07 pm

Yawn. Slow news day, Jay?

JamVet

July 11th, 2012
3:09 pm

These big government neocons could screw up a wet dream…

Butch Cassidy

July 11th, 2012
3:09 pm

Ben Shockley – “No more drivers licenses for illegals! Oh the horror!!! Oh the humanity!!!!!!!!”

I think you missed the point. It’s not that anyone wants to give illegals a drivers license, it’s that people who are actually legal don’t enjoy standing in line for hours to get one. Which, thanks to Deal, is now the case.

Ben Shockley

July 11th, 2012
3:09 pm

“Yawn. Slow news day, Jay?”

Jay has been instructed by his handlers to deflect attention from jobs, unemployment, and the economy, wherever and however possible.

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

July 11th, 2012
3:09 pm

Now ………. if we could just get the same thing done for VOTING !

Brosephus™

July 11th, 2012
3:10 pm

The only Georgians who voted no in the House were Lewis and McKinney.

TaxPayer

July 11th, 2012
3:10 pm

Sounds like an opportunity has presented itself for someone interested in printing original replacement social security cards. I fully expect to see offers in the e-mail messages any day now. Just submit your name, address and social security number and they’ll send you a replacement card for FREE!

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

July 11th, 2012
3:11 pm

On the other hand ……………….. if you don’t like this ………. think how you’re going to like federal government control of your healthcare.

Can’t have it both ways Jay ………….. but you will try.

Willie

July 11th, 2012
3:11 pm

Bookman isn’t wanting to talk much about Obama’s latest push to incite class warfare and distract the voters from his dismal economic record record that is so lame even Senate Democrats don’t want to vote on it.
I don’t blame him.

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

July 11th, 2012
3:11 pm

“The only Georgians who voted no in the House were Lewis and McKinney.”

It was probably because they didn’t have any ID.

JamVet

July 11th, 2012
3:11 pm

Yesirree corporal rabbit hole,

Cuz what we desperately need and want to do is to stand in line for four or five hours to vote.

Neocons. (eye roll…)

Keep Up the Good Fight!

July 11th, 2012
3:12 pm

Seems Scout does not comprehend the difference between a right and a privilege. ;)

godless heathen

July 11th, 2012
3:12 pm

Homeland Security!! Keep us safe, please Mr. Federal Government. Please, oh, please keep us safe.

We just want to make sure you iz who you sez you iz.

JamVet

July 11th, 2012
3:12 pm

One has ZERO to do with the other ………….. but you will try.

ty webb

July 11th, 2012
3:13 pm

at least this won’t affect minorities, nor the elderly…for they have no Driver’s licenses to renew.

TaxPayer

July 11th, 2012
3:13 pm

I heard the lines are long and they are closing the doors promptly at closing time and those in line have to come back the next business day and start over. There’s no overtime pay. :lol:

Simple Truths

July 11th, 2012
3:13 pm

Maybe Deal knew things were getting a little too efficient at DDS offices. Adding all this crap will slow DDS down to its historical, butt-of-all-jokes position in the pecking order.

JamVet

July 11th, 2012
3:13 pm

Can’t you White Power boys just find some sort of poll tax to bring back?

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

July 11th, 2012
3:13 pm

“Cuz what we desperately need and want to do is to stand in line for four or five hours to vote.”

I would do that in a heartbeat if I knew only citizens and folks who had a little rudimentary knowledge of how our governments works were voting !!

Butch Cassidy

July 11th, 2012
3:13 pm

godless heathen – “Homeland Security!! Keep us safe, please Mr. Federal Government. Please, oh, please keep us safe.”

If I were you, I’d write to Governor Deal telling him what a jackwagon he is for even coming up with this crap.

Ben Shockley

July 11th, 2012
3:14 pm

“Cuz what we desperately need and want to do is to stand in line for four or five hours to vote.”

No, once you have your ID, you show it at the polling place and step right up. No standing required.

Libs (eye roll…)

Bernie

July 11th, 2012
3:14 pm

In the Republican world WE are all “SUSPECTS”.

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

July 11th, 2012
3:14 pm

Excuse me : “government”

Recon 0311 2533

July 11th, 2012
3:14 pm

Don’t hear many democrats complaining about it. You would think since it makes it difficult for illegals that the dumocrats would be outraged.

TaxPayer

July 11th, 2012
3:15 pm

Someone get the government out of scout’s medicare for him.

Butch Cassidy

July 11th, 2012
3:15 pm

0311 – “I would do that in a heartbeat if I knew only citizens and folks who had a little rudimentary knowledge of how our governments works were voting !!”

Yes, but that would completely destroy the Romney base. You know, the ones who believe that he will actually be able to repeal Obamacare on day one.

Keep Up the Good Fight!

July 11th, 2012
3:16 pm

I would do that in a heartbeat if I knew only citizens and folks who had a little rudimentary knowledge of how our governments works were voting !!

Well now that thar’s another component. Apparently Scout could be barring himself from voting. He still does not know how the Supreme Courty thingy works :D

Normal Free...Pro Human Rights Thug...And liking it!

July 11th, 2012
3:16 pm

Well…look on the bright side…you don’t have to take a loyalty oath or sign in blood…

Ben Shockley

July 11th, 2012
3:16 pm

godless heathen

July 11th, 2012
3:12 pm

“Keep us safe, please Mr. Federal Government. Please, oh, please keep us safe.”

Isn’t that what you libs essentially ask for/demand each and every day while holding your hands out for government health care, retirement income, regulation on business, etc, etc?

You just got OWNED

Brosephus™

July 11th, 2012
3:16 pm

The sad thing is, it was attached to the supplimental bill for the war on terror by the house as a rider. The Senate passed that supplimental bill 100-0. This is the stuff that happens when you attach unrelated legislation to other bills. Can’t blame this one on Obama or the Democratic Party. This is another GOP timebomb of a gem.

:lol:

Butch Cassidy

July 11th, 2012
3:17 pm

Ben Shockley – “You just got OWNED”

Actually, you did. godless isn’t a “lib”.

You’re welcome godless. :)

carlosgvv

July 11th, 2012
3:17 pm

And yet, all you “compassionate conservatives” here will believe every word Romney says and every Republican TV commercial, while absolutely refusing to believe anything Obama says.

And you wonder why liberals feel the majority of you aren’t playing with a full deck?

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

July 11th, 2012
3:18 pm

Getting a drivers license is not a RIGHT, getting health care provided by the government is not a RIGHT and voting in a presidential election is not a RIGHT under the Constitution.

http://www.fairvote.org/right-to-vote-f-a-q

http://writ.news.findlaw.com/dorf/20001213.html

Brosephus™

July 11th, 2012
3:18 pm

Isn’t that what you libs essentially ask for/demand each and every day while holding your hands out for government health care, retirement income, regulation on business, etc, etc?

You just got OWNED

godless heathen a lib?? You just owned yourself.

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0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

July 11th, 2012
3:19 pm

Got to run. Everyone be nice to each other !

td

July 11th, 2012
3:20 pm

I will endure the waiting in line once every 8 years to stop illegals from getting DL’s and to not raise my taxes.

No more debate needed.

Butch Cassidy

July 11th, 2012
3:20 pm

Bro – “godless heathen a lib?? You just owned yourself.”

Ben can’t even keep track of his own team. LOL :)

Road Scholar

July 11th, 2012
3:20 pm

BS (like your initials!): “Jay has been instructed by his handlers to deflect attention from jobs, unemployment, and the economy, wherever and however possible.”

So, how do you expect to deflect the issue of your stupidity? This is Jay’s third post today. The last was on healthcare…which pertains to the economy. Strike 1! Many posts stated they resented the vote for refocusing on jobs. Strike 2!….Try to go for strike 3?

Doggone/GA

July 11th, 2012
3:21 pm

Well, I’ve got 5 years before I need to renew my license…plenty of time to gather all the info I need!

Keep Up the Good Fight!

July 11th, 2012
3:22 pm

The Voting Rights Act codifies the 15th Amendment’s permanent guarantee that, throughout the nation, no person shall be denied the right to vote on account of race or color.

Recon 0311 2533

July 11th, 2012
3:22 pm

“And you wonder why liberals feel the majority of you aren’t playing with a full deck?”

Conservatives don’t wonder or have much concern with that we’re only concerned with getting liberal politicians out of office.

Road Scholar

July 11th, 2012
3:23 pm

Do ya’ think, that an illegal, who wants to stay under the radar, would actually get a drivers license?

Donovan

July 11th, 2012
3:23 pm

Guess what liberals? This policy change also keeps illegal aliens at bay along with terrorists. And yes, illegal aliens can get fraudulent documents past DMV personnel.

By the way, I thought you guys were all for government overreach?

How about chewing on this… Your “drain-the-swamp” gal in the House, Nancy Pelosi, joined the ranks of overseas investors just like your DNC hypocrite shill, Debbie Wasserman Schulz.

Seems that she made between $1M & $5M from Asian investments with Matthews International Capital Management that boasts of outsourcing success.

And you Democrats castigate Mitt for foreign investments and outsourcing. Not only are you low class club members, but absolute hypocrites to boot.

TaxPayer

July 11th, 2012
3:23 pm

Right wing bloggers should start wearing an R after their names so Ben can spot ya in a crowd.

Erwin's cat

July 11th, 2012
3:24 pm

I thought I heard that more regulation was a good thing?

Brosephus™

July 11th, 2012
3:24 pm

Getting a drivers license is not a RIGHT

It might not be, but according to the 24th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States:

“Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.

Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.”

If you’re going to require ID to vote in state elections, that’s all fine and good. When you step into the federal realm, you might wanna make those ID’s as easy and accessible as possible to obtain. There are a few states that face extra scrutiny when it comes to electoral processes. If they really want that scrutiny to go away, you don’t do that by kicking the proverbial hornet’s nest.

TaxPayer

July 11th, 2012
3:25 pm

Do ya’ think, that an illegal, who wants to stay under the radar, would actually get a drivers license?

You just had to go and stick the word “think” in there didn’t ya. :smile:

Butch Cassidy (I)

July 11th, 2012
3:25 pm

Taxpayer – “Right wing bloggers should start wearing an R after their names so Ben can spot ya in a crowd.”

Like this?

Peadawg

July 11th, 2012
3:26 pm

Brosephus™
July 11th, 2012
3:16 pm

Is that like Harry Reid sticking DADT in w/ a military spending bill and whining b/c it didn’t pass?

JamVet

July 11th, 2012
3:26 pm

…only citizens and folks who had who had a little rudimentary knowledge of how our governments works were voting.

Citizens AND folks???

Like I said, you just miss the poll tax days.

You boys in the Anti-patriot Party are pathetic.

Instead of wanting and encouraging every eligible American to vote, you want to start excluding different groups again.

With you being the arbiters of who is intelligent or whatever enough.

The laugh of the day…

Keep Up the Good Fight!

July 11th, 2012
3:26 pm

I thought I heard that more regulation was a bad thing?

TaxPayer

July 11th, 2012
3:27 pm

Is that blush on Nathan’s face natural or maybelline

JamVet

July 11th, 2012
3:27 pm

…to stop illegals from getting DL’s…

Nothing like treating the symptoms and pretending you are curing the disease.

It’s called Republicanism..

godless heathen

July 11th, 2012
3:27 pm

Thanks Butch.

TaxPayer

July 11th, 2012
3:28 pm

Butch,

Don’t be confusing Ben even more.

Keep Up the Good Fight!

July 11th, 2012
3:28 pm

Peadawg

July 11th, 2012
3:28 pm

I guess Jay is only for regulation bills if Democrats sponsor it.

JamVet

July 11th, 2012
3:29 pm

By the way, I thought you guys were all for government overreach?

Don’t think, meat.

Yeah, poor Benji. What a mess.

Calling heathen a liberal is just more proof of how UTTERLY clueless the guy is…

Butch Cassidy (I)

July 11th, 2012
3:29 pm

I’m confused. The Republicans say that regulations are bad for business and stifle growth, yet they vote for and support a bill that will keep employees standing in lines at the DMV for 4 hours? How does that translate into productivity?

HDB

July 11th, 2012
3:29 pm

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

July 11th, 2012
3:18 pm

Scout….the 15th Amendment seems to counter your idea about the Constitutional RIGHT to vote!! Better recheck what you swore to “preserve, protect, and defend”…….

carlosgvv

July 11th, 2012
3:29 pm

Recon – 3:22 “conservatives don’t wonder or have much concern”

That sums up your true mental state far better than I ever could.

Peadawg

July 11th, 2012
3:29 pm

BTW, I’m fine w/ the new requirements since it’ll probably prevent illegal immigrants from getting a drivers licence.

stands for decibels

July 11th, 2012
3:30 pm

godless heathen a lib?

Just like that hippie Peadawg, yep.

stands for decibels

July 11th, 2012
3:31 pm

I think we can all stand together and say “bully bully! Huzzah!” at any new measures to increase the number of undocumented, uninsured drivers on the streets of Georgia.

Good show, chaps.

Kamchak ~ Thug from the Steppes

July 11th, 2012
3:32 pm

“When driver’s licenses are outlawed, only outlaws will have driver’s licenses.”
– Thomas Jefferson

TaxPayer

July 11th, 2012
3:32 pm

How does that translate into productivity?

Through proper use of non-union employees receiving minimum wage with no overtime or healthcare benefits. It’s the Republican way.

Jm-pass TSPLOST silly people

July 11th, 2012
3:32 pm

Unfunded mandate :)

Jm-pass TSPLOST silly people

July 11th, 2012
3:33 pm

Nathan Deal did something while in congress?

I’m shocked….

TaxPayer

July 11th, 2012
3:34 pm

Is an illegal immigrant breaking the Georgia laws if he does not get caught?

Just say NO

July 11th, 2012
3:35 pm

Since the DMV is a state run agency and is now requiring a wait time of four to five hours, what makes Governor Deal believe that we can trust them with T-Splost funds?

Brosephus™

July 11th, 2012
3:35 pm

Pea

Yep. You could also say that goes to show that Reid ain’t got the swag that the GOP has. They succeeded where he failed. ;)

Butch Cassidy (I)

July 11th, 2012
3:35 pm

I can hear Deal selling this to prospective companies looking to relocate.

“The good news is that we will keep illegals from obtaining drivers licenses.

The bad news is is that your employees will need at least a half day off in order to renew theirs.”

They BOTH suck

July 11th, 2012
3:35 pm

Bro @ 3:24

Now why you want to come to the table with logic…….

You know where you are at.

0311/8541/5811/1811/1801

July 11th, 2012
3:36 pm

HDB:

Quick return and then I must leave ………. late already:

I said “presidential elections. See the two websites I posted. It is not a total RIGHT except as outlined in the Constitution.

Felons in most states ……….. no right to vote.
Citizens in U.S. Territories ……….. no right to vote in presidential electons.
U.S. soldiers (age 17) ………. no right to vote in presidential elections.

Got to run ……….. would love to continue this evening !

St Simons

July 11th, 2012
3:36 pm

once we ‘cram ACA down their throats’ and take thar gunz,
we should add the mandate to voting, like Australia did.
You have 2 weeks to vote, every single person gets to vote,
and if you don’t, you pay a penalty on your income tax.
They’d be the Whigs in one cycle.

weetamoe

July 11th, 2012
3:36 pm

Jawohl, the White Power Boys who are poisoning the wells in black communities and roasting black babies on a spit. Gee whiz, all Luckovich did was depict a small black child with a tail.

Peadawg

July 11th, 2012
3:37 pm

“Yep”

Thanks, Bro. Just doing my due-diligence to be fair and balanced.

They BOTH suck

July 11th, 2012
3:38 pm

Does Deal still have to intercede on behalf oh his businesses that DEAL with the state or now that he is Governor does he just look in the mirror and have a conversation?

Maybe he divested himself of those “DEALS” he had a few years ago.

We sure got a bargain with this guy……..

Brosephus™ (B)

July 11th, 2012
3:38 pm

Butch

Gonna join you in labeling my political affiliation, lest I get improperly labeled by our “shoot first, aim later” poster. The “B” is for the party of Brosephus. Act quickly, and you can buy shares and join the ranks. :)

td

July 11th, 2012
3:39 pm

Brosephus™

July 11th, 2012
3:24 pm

Getting a drivers license is not a RIGHT

It might not be, but according to the 24th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States:

“Section 1. The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary or other election for President or Vice President, for electors for President or Vice President, or for Senator or Representative in Congress, shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State by reason of failure to pay any poll tax or other tax.

Section 2. The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.”

If you’re going to require ID to vote in state elections, that’s all fine and good. When you step into the federal realm, you might wanna make those ID’s as easy and accessible as possible to obtain. There are a few states that face extra scrutiny when it comes to electoral processes. If they really want that scrutiny to go away, you don’t do that by kicking the proverbial hornet’s nest.

It is not a tax but a fee. Sort of like the Dems case for Obamacare.

You can not buy a beer in this state without a photo id. You can not receive welfare benefits without proving identity. Why should you be allowed to vote without proving who you are and if you are legal.

Erwin's cat (FU)

July 11th, 2012
3:40 pm

Felines United

Redneck Convert (R--and proud of it)

July 11th, 2012
3:40 pm

Well, seems to me the state ought to make lemonade out of lemons. If they’re going to ask for your birth certificate, SS card, and marriage liscence, plus the power and telephone bills to prove where you say you live, they might as well do your annual checkup for you. Just put ‘em all on a table and use a long scope to look up their rear end and their Private Parts. When you leave the place they could tell you, “Here’s your new drivers liscence and you better get that polyp halfway up your gut looked at.”

Anyhow, whatever happened to the Right of Privacy? You can’t get a drivers liscence without telling the guvmint everything about you and you can get arrested if you don’t tell the guvmint about every penny you make. And every 10 years the guvmint sends people around to ask all kinds of personal questions, and you got to answer them. That’s why I always look around the toilet bowl before I ever set down. I don’t want to be watching TV one night and see a news clip about my butt showing up because I never noticed the little camera the guvmint put down inside of the bowl. Course, I think the idea of a guvmint bedroom monitor is still a pretty good one.

Have a good p.m. everybody.

Brosephus™ (B)

July 11th, 2012
3:40 pm

They BOTH

Well, I took an oath to defend the Constitution against ALL enemies both foreign AND domestic. If I didn’t do my job, I would be violating my oath. ;)

—————-

Peadawg

And that’s what I respect about you. You speak your beliefs without barking the party line.