"Americans have long rejected a national ID, but many U.S. state governments are quietly developing national ID systems in a variety of forms. One is the uniform identity card system envisioned by the REAL ID Act. That federal law, passed in 2005, seeks to subject state drivers’ licensing to federal data collection and information-sharing standards that will facilitate identification and tracking..."
This is an extraordinary research paper that bears mirroring.
This goes beyond Democrat and Republican and is more about character and the person’s ability to counter the pressure to do evil things to US Citizens that support the power of few over the many.
Trump is a lousy character, but while he’s happy to make it worse this certainly didn’t start with him.