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McCrory likes 'pink licenses' aimed for immigrants

The Charlotte Observer -- Gov. Pat McCrory says he signed off on the controversial “pink licenses” that will be issued to some young illegal immigrants who were granted protection from deportation for two years.

The new North Carolina governor said he thought it was important that the driver’s licenses for immigrants clearly distinguish “between legal presence versus legal status.”

Critics have decried them as a modern-day scarlet letter. The new driver’s licenses will have a bright pink stripe and bold words “NO LAWFUL STATUS,” written in red capital letters across the front, according to mock-ups.
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QualTekGuy
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Message Posted: Mar 2, 2013 7:52:24 PM

Driving is a priviledge, not a right. If it were a right, it would be a right that is extended to the citizens of the U.S., not illegal immigrants.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 3:58:40 AM

as for licenses ... it's a money maker for the state and it helps defray costs of insurance.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 1, 2013 3:58:16 AM

LEC: probably down there with some other lost continents: on the sea floor :)
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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Feb 28, 2013 9:37:32 PM

In that case Pops, you might want to publish a paper on your "theory" and see how far it goes.

Still did not answer my question....I must believe you don't know!

Besides this discussion is not on topic, I am afraid the Mods don't appreciate the tangents.

[Edited by: LetemEatCake at 2/28/2013 11:39:17 PM EST]
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2013 10:57:32 PM

LOL, it's not my theory Cakes, it's that of the studies done by the National Geographic Society.

The fact remains either way, the ten Native American is an oxymoron.

The Truth shall set you free!!!

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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2013 10:25:45 PM


Don't be patronizing Pop, I am not a child! There is evidence, but scientist do not agree. As I stated,

"Several models for the Paleo-Indian settlement of America have been proposed by various academic communities. Modern biochemical techniques, as well as more thorough archaeology, have shed progressively more light on the subject."

While your theory is not in the forefront of scientific study, it maybe possible.

"While there is general agreement that America was first settled from Asia by people who migrated across Beringia, the pattern of migration, its timing, and the place of origin in Asia of the peoples who migrated to America remains unclear."

I still stand by my original comment that "The Native American walked across the land bridge from Asia 10-15,000 years ago."

Do you know where Beringia is located?
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2013 10:18:09 PM

that would help states like MD to get mo' money from the large amount of illegals and cost of insurance could come down as it's spread over a wider base.
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2013 1:09:28 PM

Very good Cakes, I see you did some research! As your info states "the place of origin in Asia of the peoples who migrated to America remains unclear", I appreciate the validation of my post showing that there's evidence of the Southeast Asians first traveling to America.
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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Feb 27, 2013 7:58:29 AM


"The question of how, when and why humans first entered the Americas is of intense interest to archaeologists and anthropologists, and has been a subject of heated debate for centuries. Several models for the Paleo-Indian settlement of America have been proposed by various academic communities. Modern biochemical techniques, as well as more thorough archaeology, have shed progressively more light on the subject.

Current understanding of human migration to and throughout the Americas derives from advances in four interrelated disciplines: archeology, physical anthropology, DNA analysis and linguistics. While there is general agreement that America was first settled from Asia by people who migrated across Beringia, the pattern of migration, its timing, and the place of origin in Asia of the peoples who migrated to America remains unclear.

In recent years researchers have sought to use familiar tools to validate or reject established theories such as Clovis first. As new discoveries come to light, past hypotheses are reevaluated and new theories constructed. The archeological evidence suggests that the Paleo-Indians' first "widespread" habitation of America occurred during the end of the last glacial period or, more specifically, what is known as the late glacial maximum, around 16,500–13,000 years ago."
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2013 10:50:25 PM

LOL, actually Cakes, there's evidence that the first to come to America were Southeast Asians who occupied Australia 60,000 years ago and then expanded into the Americas about 13,500 years ago, prior to Mongoloid people arriving from northeast Asia.

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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2013 9:16:56 PM


LMAO! Pop...how far back are you going to negate janbajamar's comments? The Native American walked across the land bridge from Asia 10-15,000 years ago. About that time your ancestors if you are Caucasian...were still learning how to use tools and mating with the Neanderthal.

GEEZ!
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NOTSOGRN
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2013 9:00:34 AM

.
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"Illegal Immigrant" works for me but,“NO LAWFUL STATUS” is doable...
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ejl2000
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2013 4:36:44 AM

make the cars pink too!
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yardslave
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Message Posted: Feb 26, 2013 3:54:51 AM

What would Ann Landers have said?
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BKool
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 11:05:03 PM

good idea
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2005Retired
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 11:03:32 PM

pick a color
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vulcan96
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 11:01:58 PM

sounds like a very good idea to me
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Rooster922
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:58:32 PM

Oh my. A new modern way of Branding.

Two said, what it has to do with gas prices? It's becoming boring topic you eat even while sleep. Have some humor.
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VikingWoman
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:56:54 PM

Does Mary Kay approve of this?
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DixieQueene
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:53:38 PM

issue no licenses...its these people that makeup for a perentage of the bad drivers...stay home in bed, because you are collecting unemployment anyway
while I go to work for you
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:53:16 PM

"We all came from somewhere else, except the Native American."
==========================
Even the "native American" originated elsewhere. False analogy.
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Brucevanf
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:50:30 PM

This is a ridiculous idea and how does this effect gas prices.
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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:50:19 PM

Well said Jabajamar... maybe all aliens should wear pink underwear for identification. Wait, that's already being done!

Seriously, I am afraid that in NC you would get a stop and ticket for DWB....driving while brown, similar to DWB as in many states!

[Edited by: LetemEatCake at 2/26/2013 12:51:52 AM EST]
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Ray_10589
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:49:09 PM

AGREEE MrPony
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greatartiste
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:48:17 PM

off the deep end...
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pa79th
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:47:49 PM

What does this have to do with the price of gasoline?
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:45:46 PM

This could be interesting
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TigerRose
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:44:42 PM

Oboy, new plates!
That might keep the
felons in the plate shop occupied
enough for a while, to maybe not think about
shanking each other, for a few hours.
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regout
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:44:10 PM

Discrimination
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MrPony
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:43:51 PM

I'm sorry Governor, "Illegal Immigrants" are by definition illegal and shouldn't be in this country, let alone driving!
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ican2step
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:43:51 PM

Okay
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janbajamar
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:40:00 PM

Absolutely a dumb move. Will lead to intentional & unintentional further discrimination. We all came from somewhere else, except the Native American. Just chill.
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10k
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:38:04 PM

i'm not a republican, but i am a north carolina resident who proudly voted republican-you git 'em gov..

the way i see it, they got two choices: use the pink tag, or move to a nobama state that loves their kind..

reclamation time is now..
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Dsin44
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:37:14 PM

dumb move...
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granitestater
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:34:35 PM

Round 'em up. Ship 'em out...
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davisadm
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:32:02 PM

Gov. McCrory is an idiot. I hope he is ousted during the next election.
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Vette1967
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:31:50 PM

Pink?...They could be mistaken for cancer survivors and be given lawful status. Seriously...this is a dumb idea.
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crreed1
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:30:44 PM

don't like pink don't get one
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GAS1251
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:29:34 PM

Sounds good to me.
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too_darned_high
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:28:02 PM

It is high time that the TRUE citizens of this nation (including those people who went through the long and tiring process to LEGALLY become citizens) stand up and give these elected government fools a clear message. I for one have had enough of my government handing out free passes to people who do not truly deserve it. Those that continue to do so will be fired come the next election! We've got to take a stand, people, and quit sitting by the wayside while this country gets run into the gutter by people who have only their own best interests in mind. Rep's and Dem's are BOTH to blame on this. Let's start making them represent US, as they are supposed to do, instead of themselves!
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Bigwaynef
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:27:28 PM

They best not drive into SC, they don't wanna see me!
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jim27106
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:26:49 PM

I live in NC. I am so embarrassed.

No lawful status. Ok. Pink. Really?

And yes, it is better to ID them than just have them skirt around undocumented at all.
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Buddy2264
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:26:39 PM

No comment...., well one something has to be done and I would guess it is a continuous problem and they keep coming in for jobs.
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mcbrownie220
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:25:04 PM

ok
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tedjm1
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:23:59 PM

Fits mold of the 'old south'.
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unicornpmb
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:23:30 PM

Should they be able to get a license in the first place?
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:22:52 PM

?
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mfeldstein
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:21:08 PM

Only in America.
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wshokie12
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:20:21 PM

Illegal immigrants should not even have licences.
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boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 10:19:51 PM

Everybody is going o want one of the new licenses.
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