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The Daily Citizen (Dalton, Georgia) ^ | Oct. 26, 2013 | Charles Oliver

Posted on 10/26/2013 6:35:04 PM PDT by GrootheWanderer

It took more than two months, but on Thursday Dee Holden found out her Georgia driver’s license had been renewed.

“I was so relieved and so thankful,” she said.

Holden, a Whitfield County resident, first went to the Dalton office of the Department of Driver Services in August to have her license renewed. A Georgia license holder for almost 40 years, she thought the visit would be routine.

“I went Aug. 15. I called first, and the phone message gave me directions. I was sitting there and I saw something that said you have to have bills and you have to have a birth certificate. The message didn’t say anything like that,” she said. “So I went out to the car and got some things out that had my name and address on them. I thought surely I wouldn’t need my birth certificate to renew a license I’ve had for more than 30 years.”

Last year, the state adopted new rules to help bring it into compliance with the federal 2005 REAL ID Act, which sets requirements for driver’s licenses to be used for federal ID for purposes such as boarding commercial airplanes or entering federal courthouses.

To obtain or renew a Georgia driver’s license now, a person must present at least one document to prove they are a citizen, one document showing Social Security number and two documents showing the person’s address. Women who have been married need their marriage license to show their name change. Women who have been divorced and change back to their maiden name will need their divorce papers.

(Excerpt) Read more at daltondailycitizen.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Georgia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: drivers; georgia; homeland; realid
I'm glad she finally got her license.
1 posted on 10/26/2013 6:35:04 PM PDT by GrootheWanderer
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To: GrootheWanderer

“To obtain or renew a Georgia driver’s license now, a person must present at least one document to prove they are a citizen, one document showing Social Security number and two documents showing the person’s address. Women who have been married need their marriage license to show their name change. Women who have been divorced and change back to their maiden name will need their divorce papers.”

And I’m sure the illegals comply.


2 posted on 10/26/2013 6:39:58 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: GrootheWanderer

So when California allows illegals to obtain a drivers license they are in violation of the Real ID federal law?


3 posted on 10/26/2013 6:44:28 PM PDT by McGavin999
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To: GrootheWanderer

She should’ve told them she was running for POTUS and it was locked in a vault in Hawaii; no problems.


4 posted on 10/26/2013 6:46:15 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (What good are conservative principles if we don't stand by them?)
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To: GrootheWanderer

FWIW, I renewed my South Carolina driver’s license three weeks ago.

Didn’t need any extra documentation, just the old license and $12.50.

Sounds like the Feds are trying to turn the state driver’s license into a federal ID.


5 posted on 10/26/2013 6:47:22 PM PDT by upchuck (To more accurately reflect its intent, healthcare.gov should be renamed to healthinsurance.gov)
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To: upchuck

We’ve had to show the extra identification here in Washington State for several years (except for the illegals), but you only have to show it once.


6 posted on 10/26/2013 6:53:09 PM PDT by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: upchuck

About a year ago, I went to the MVA in Maryland. All I wanted was to get plates for a used car I’d just purchased. What took 10 minutes when I lived in Michigan was a four trip, 9 hour adventure, I also had to drive at least 150 miles out of my way in total.


7 posted on 10/26/2013 6:53:45 PM PDT by cyclotic (Hey BSA-I'm gone. Walk Worthy-traillifeusa.com)
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To: GrootheWanderer
They don’t show up on the Homeland Security database.

Don't like the sound of that.

8 posted on 10/26/2013 6:59:07 PM PDT by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: McGavin999
So when California allows illegals to obtain a drivers license they are in violation of the Real ID Federal law?

That's why they call it the Department of Mexican Voters...

9 posted on 10/26/2013 7:00:19 PM PDT by FDNYRHEROES (It's 3 AM. Let me sleep on it. I'll get back to you in 16 hours.)
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To: GrootheWanderer

So now we basically have a national ID system without having the fuss of creating a national ID system! Great!

Thank you George Bush!


10 posted on 10/26/2013 7:13:32 PM PDT by Marie (When are they going to take back Obama's peace prize?)
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To: McGavin999

“So when California allows illegals to obtain a drivers license they are in violation of the Real ID federal law?”

Their licenses are going to be different and also marked that they cannot be used for identification.


11 posted on 10/26/2013 7:33:03 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: GrootheWanderer

All I had to do was either send a check with the State-supplied form, or go online.

No DMV line or anything like that poor woman suffered through.

When I was a contractual worker to the local DMV office, in 2008, there were a lot of Katrina folks ‘ax-ing’ me the following question, in regards to filling out their voter registration form:
“Which pawty is da one for duh peeple?”
My canned answer was: “I’m sorry, I cannot assist you with that information by law.”


12 posted on 10/26/2013 7:36:52 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: Slyfox
> They don’t show up on the Homeland Security database.

Don't like the sound of that.

Since immigration is now under Homeland Security now, I don't see how it is concerning that her immigration papers would be in their database. Unless you are expressing concern that they aren't in a Homeland Security database.

13 posted on 10/26/2013 7:43:39 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Everyone get online for Obamacare on 10/1. Overload the system and crash it hard!)
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To: Terry L Smith

Neither.


14 posted on 10/26/2013 7:52:28 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: KarlInOhio
"Homeland Security"

No, I don't feel secure knowing that they are pretending to have my back.

15 posted on 10/26/2013 7:57:17 PM PDT by Slyfox (Satan's goal is to rub out the image of God he sees in the face of every human.)
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To: GrootheWanderer

The DHS is your friend (fiend?).


16 posted on 10/26/2013 8:19:08 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

Paladin2 wrote:
“Neither.”

Neither what?
Neither who?
Neither when?

Dear paladin2,
WHEN you reply to something anybody wrote, including myself, it would be good for the rest of the reading audience to understand to what you are replying.

I had already gone on to other things, so I had to stop, backtrack, and find which posting of mine that you had referred.

If -I- had to do that, imagine how confused the poor reader, after me, would be, in attempting to divine the interpretation of your cryptic answer, i.e., “Neither.”

And, in summation, I was “neither” posing, nor soliciting an answer for myself. I was using their question as a demonstration of the, intellectually devoid, criminal mindset that allowed the bat rastard usurper, who presently is the sitting President.


17 posted on 10/26/2013 8:30:22 PM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: Terry L Smith
" it would be good for the rest of the reading audience to understand to what you are replying."

#12.

18 posted on 10/26/2013 8:34:05 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: dalereed

Except to vote in demorat elections of course.


19 posted on 10/26/2013 9:13:25 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Paladin2

Was going to tell a story about going to local DMV, which took me two weeks to get the nerve up to tackle , because of past experience was dreading it. I will not give all the details for fear they will change it. Due to my Ethnicity I was moved to the head of the line. Everyone else was waiting for a bilingual person to help them fill out their papers, and since they allll outnumbered this ole white boy, I was moved to a line all by myself. Smiled and waved to all of them on my way out the door.


20 posted on 10/26/2013 9:19:55 PM PDT by easternsky
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To: easternsky

Kool, but scarey - Upcoming Halloween and all.


21 posted on 10/26/2013 9:41:06 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: GrootheWanderer

Let me guess that illegals are exempt


22 posted on 10/26/2013 9:44:02 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: GrootheWanderer

Frankly I’m glad they tightened up the requirements to prove who the hell you are when you renew your license. Now if they would only do it for voting.


23 posted on 10/26/2013 9:50:43 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Play the 'Knockout Game' with someone owning a 9mm and you get what you deserve)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

“Except to vote in demorat elections of course.”

they already made it illegal to ask for ID to vote in California.

There hasn’t been a legitimate vote count in California in over 20 years.


24 posted on 10/26/2013 10:26:38 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: GrootheWanderer

My wife recently received a letter from the TX DPS that requires two forms of ID along with her expiring license before they will renew her. Her’s expires in December. I just renewed mine online with no problem. I don’t understand.


25 posted on 10/26/2013 10:45:03 PM PDT by jy8z (When push comes disguised as nudge, I do not budge.)
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To: dalereed

We got out back in the early 90s.Thank God.


26 posted on 10/27/2013 7:42:57 AM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Paladin2

Paladin12 has to be thanked for his magnanimous support, and overwhelming input of enlightenement, without which I might still be quite bewildered, befuddled, and confused.

To borrow a line from those esteemed gentlemen, Bartle and James,

“Thank you for your support.”


27 posted on 10/27/2013 11:01:01 AM PDT by Terry L Smith
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To: GrootheWanderer

My wife had to renew her expired license last month. Took a week, trips to four government offices and $$$ in fees. She was born and raised here in Mississippi.


28 posted on 10/27/2013 7:43:05 PM PDT by Vietnam Vet From New Mexico (If you don't want to stand behind our troops, feel free to stand in front of them.)
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To: Vietnam Vet From New Mexico

Coming to a health care facility near you.


29 posted on 10/27/2013 7:46:07 PM PDT by 21twelve ("We've got the guns, and we got the numbers" adapted and revised from Jim M.)
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