I wish it were funny but it’s not, and it was the jackboots in “Homeland Sekurity” who came up with it. If the CG invented it it would still be under review or we would have 17 different versions.
What is really creepy is that while the US redneck was all bent out out shape about the godless commies in Russia making their people carry internal passports and such anti-American, anti-freedom stuff, the patriotic freedom loving citizens of Plaquemines Parish wanted to make everyone working in the oil fields get a Parish ID card so they could keep out those who weren’t god fearing, pro-freedom, flag waving red white and blue patriots.
Sometimes it feels like mariners are the blackshirt’s favorite group for social control experiments. After all, they can manipulate us with a tiny piece of plastic that costs pennies and charge us hundreds if not thousands of dollars to comply, then destroy us with the stroke of a pen. Just like the good folks our fathers and grandfathers tried to stop a generation or two ago.
Just think about the term Homeland Security … if that doesn’t give you the creeps you haven’t read much history.