A pair of senators, one red, one blue, have today proposed a biometric ID system to "mend" immigration. It's part of a bipartisan immigration bill backed by President Obama, and proposes to replace everyone's social security cards with one that stores biometric information about the individual. But just how practical is the proposal? Perhaps it's worth casting a look at similar proposals in Britain.
This column is about leading change and that's what I elected Barack Obama to do. I am one of the milions of independent voters who embraced Obama in 2008 and still have high hopes for him. Scott Brown is our next message to Washington. I hope Barack is listening.