While libby takes a fall, the beat goes on:
chertoff releases a proposal for implementation of the Real ID law (2 years after passage -- yes, they were dragging their feet.)
Cost? 23 BILLION! in 2006 dollars.
When you open the link to the pdf file -- buried on page 106 of 162 is the cost estimate.
23 effing billion effing 2006 effing dollars!
When you're setting up a police state, be sure to bring your visa card!