NATIONAL I.D. To follow up on Ben's post, I see Kevin Drum makes a similar critique of the GOP legislation, but also comes out in favor of a universal I.D. given to everyone in the country. This is an idea that Boston bossman Bob Kuttner proposed in 2004. I remember finding his old column on the subject highly persuasive -- it's worth a read.
(If there's one thing we know about comment trolls, it's that they're lazy)