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Unlicensed Means You're Deadlier

Cambermeister Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 1:37 PM
OH MY GOD! When will this nation honor the request of Thomas Jefferson and treat everyone the same? Why can't we enforce the law equally? Why are Democrats obsessed with treating folks differently based on skin color or ethnicity or national origin? What must we do to once and for all treat everyone the same?
Texas Chris Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 9:19 AM
We shouldn't be expecting government to enforce safety rules. It's just not possible for them to do so without seriously infringing on our freedoms. More likely they'll end up using the illusion of safety provision to raise a little revenue.

No, government should not be licensing drivers. Government's most basic job is to enforce contracts and adjudicate compensation of victims for damages. That means first that there must be damages, second that the proper owner of the damaged property seeks compensation, and third that the person responsible for the damage refuses to compensate.
Ann Anon Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 7:28 PM
Because they are racists and think that people who are darker are less competent and must be given multiple opportunities that nobody of lighter persuasion gets.
gwharpo Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 2:52 PM
Because it's "Fair" and "levels the playing field". Barf!
Unlicensed drivers are nearly three times likelier than licensed drivers to cause a fatal crash in California. Indeed, unlicensed drivers are likelier to cause fatal crashes than drivers who have had their licenses suspended or revoked. So found a new study released by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

The study recommended "the use of countermeasures, including vehicle impoundment," to save lives.

That's a problem for San Francisco. In 2009, then-Mayor Gavin Newsom said police would allow unlicensed drivers to avoid a 30-day impound if they could find someone with a license to drive away their car in 20 minutes.

Then-police Chief (current District...