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  •  Americans are kind of (1+ / 0-)
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    leery of anything resembling a national ID card.

    I remember when I moved to England for a year we were supposed to register with the police department to tell them where we were living and I thought that was weird. The theory was that way if, say, there was a fire, they would be able to identify the bodies, I guess?

    Different countries do things differently!

    •  The origins of a nation have a lot to do with it (3+ / 0-)

      The US came about through revolution against authority

      Canada came about through an act of British Parliament

      The US constitution promises Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

      The Canadian constitution promises Peace, Order, and Good Government.

      "We are normal and we want our freedom" - Bonzos

      by matching mole on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 10:57:48 AM PDT

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