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Old 07-27-2008
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don't forget it also becomes a source of government revenue and a bureaucracy that will only get bigger with time.
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Originally Posted by sailaway21 View Post
Please let's not get off onto that licensing argument again. Does anyone seriously think that driver's licenses make for competent drivers? Any boating license is going to be the equivalent of a driver's license; check for pulse and vision. Haven't got vision-here's a pamphlet on driving for the blind. If there were actual standards everyone wouldn't get a driver's license now would they?

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