"A lot of people will be shocked at the billions of dollars we've spent and the results they're going to see, which confirm previous examinations of the Soviet-style screening system we've put in place," Rep. John Mica (news, bio, voting record), R-Fla., told The Associated Press on Friday.

This quote pretty well sums it all up and the Real ID Act will do no more than push us a little further down the same road. <img src="/images/graemlins/mad.gif" alt="" />