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Well, whew! I feel so much better now. If you haven't done anything wrong you have nothing to worry about, do you?
For details on how such documents have been used in the past, google "Soviet Union" and "internal passports."
Then google or otherwise access the works of T. Jefferson, B. Franklin, P. Henry and other such radicals on the topic of of liberty, security, and people getting what they deserve. Or get used to hearing the words from anybody in a uniform, "Let me see your papers."
And you know the Right will spin this to mean the Democrats are so far left that they want a Communist state. After all, it was the Dems who wanted the 9/11 Commission, right?