Not sure if this is L&P


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joab
June 3, 2004, 06:39 PM
But look what I had to sign to buy a house todayPatriot Act Identification Documentation (http://img5.photobucket.com/albums/v14/bugman/posting/Picture_001.jpg)

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fjolnirsson
June 3, 2004, 06:49 PM
:barf: http://www.tomeaker.com/Icons/a_puke.gif
:cuss: :fire:

RevDisk
June 3, 2004, 06:59 PM
Anyone else get an ominous feeling? I mean, I know plenty of banks pretty much require just about every form of paperwork or ID imaginable for a morgage. But hey, it's THEIR money and plenty of it at that, so ya can't blame them in that respect. Still... Still, I just keep imaging the day when it's some guy in a leather trenchcoat saying "Papers please."

A friend of mine just commented that she saw similiar required paperwork back in Soviet era Romania. Pretty much even had the same wording, sans "USA Patriot Act. " :banghead:

Don't worry, it will only likely get worse from here. :cuss:

Treylis
June 3, 2004, 10:05 PM
We all know who we can thank for not vetoing the PATRIOT Act.

Art Eatman
June 3, 2004, 10:14 PM
I upgraded to a 2000 GMC pickemup back in February. Same deal. The paperwork lady at the Georgia dealership never turned a hair at my Texas CHL.

Funny. The bank folks think it's idiotic. The car dealer folks think it's idiotic. WE think it's idiotic.

Conclusion: We're ruled by idiots.

Question: Who reads all that stuff? After all, some 15 million NEW cars are sold, each year. I dunno how many used cars get sold. Dunno if this is also a condition of leased cars...

Anybody got a nose count on house-sales?

Who reads all that stuff?

How many dead trees' worth of paper? All hail the "Paperwork Reduction Act".

:), Art

Michigander
June 3, 2004, 10:43 PM
There's a notice in my credit union. Same requirements to open an account. :(

editted to add:

How does this prevent someone from purchasing a boxcutter and getting on a plane? :scrutiny:

dischord
June 4, 2004, 02:10 PM
How does this prevent someone from purchasing a boxcutter and getting on a plane? Well, there is that PATRIOT ACT BOX CUTTER PURCHASE NOTIFICATION, HAPPY PUPPY HUGS AND DATA COLLECTION QUESTIONNAIRE ... in triplicate

joab
June 4, 2004, 05:17 PM
I wasn't sure if I was being overly sensitive or not. But the bottom line is, I sold out and filled the damn thing out. If I didn't I didn't get the loan.
Makes me wonder if I ,despite all my high talk, will also just go along to get along when the gun bans, turn ins, and buy-backs start:(

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