fosters 1st, 10th Amendment concerns
of Licensing flies in face of state and federal
constitutions as it implements Clinton's Drivers LIcense
(9-4-98)--On Sept. 3, 1998, the WA Dept. of Licensing
decided to divide businesses and individuals into two
first class of businesses, listed at right, were
allowed to retain their Vehicle Information
Processing System (VIPS)
access after Sept. 3, 1998.
priviliges make it possible to phone in to DOL, punch in
an alpha-numeric license number, and determine the owner
of a car or boat.
9-03-98, the notoriously left- wing Washington State
Dept. of Licensing took away these priviliges from
hundreds of other businesses in the state,
setting them up as second class citizens. Second
classers have no VIPS privilges, now.
new DOL reg, which has the force of law, flies in
the face of the Washington
PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES
PROHIBITED. No law
shall be passed granting to any citizen, class of
citizens, or corporation other than municipal, privileges
or immunities which upon the same terms shall not
equally belong to all citizens, or
- Of course, the left-wingers who
infest Olympia have little but contempt for any
constitution, state or federal.
state has never revealed criteria regarding why some
businesses retain VIPS phone access, and other businesses
were "cut off", except to say its decision was based on
which was later deemed against the federal
constitution as well.
- Western Wisconsin
District Judge Barbara B. Crabb wrote in June, 1998, that
the Act "violates the Tenth
the United States Constitution."
Those who brought the
suit against the feds and their Act include a half
dozen Wisconsin state representatives, a state senator,
and Roger D. Cross, who heads up Wisconsin's Dept. of
Judge Crabb's ruling
frees up Wisconsin's vehicle information. But it
apparently applies only to the Wisconsin District,not
elsewhere. No one has so far brought a corresponding
federal suit in Seattle's U.S. District Court.
The Act has served as
the sole basis for the Democrat Locke Administration's
cutting off access to vehicle license information to
selected businesses in Washington state.
- Nor has anyone
challenged Locke's DOL regarding his blatent ignorance of
Article 1, Section 12 of the state constitution.
The state has not said
what criteria were used to terminate certain businesses,
while allowing others to retain access.
Washington's Dept. of
Licensing knows about the Crabb decision in Wisconsin,
according to DOL public affairs official Mark
Varadian. The Democrat Locke Administration, however,
has chosen to ignore the federal court ruling. At the
same time, Locke and Co. ignore the state constitution
the governor has also sworn to uphold.
can click on a city at right to find out which businesses
within it retain VIPS access codes today.
2010--Later arguments have arisen against the DPPA.
As years have gone by, the Act has been shown to severely
hamper the press' traditional news gathering efforts. To
the degree Democrats and RINOs (Republican In Name Only)
have barred news organizations from DMV data,
concerns have arisen across the country.
- YVN had a strong hunch
about this effect 14 years ago and was pummeled
by state bureaucrats).