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1 HappyWarrior  Sun, Nov 20, 2011 12:39:04pm

Yep nothing wrong with these laws. Nothing.

2 shecky  Sun, Nov 20, 2011 1:07:39pm

The takeaway here is that the law needs to be amended so that it targets brown skinned folks from south of the border, not Europeans.

3 funky chicken  Sun, Nov 20, 2011 1:08:06pm

Hey, at least they are consistent. I gotta wonder about the rental car with no tags. Somebody's getting an earful. LOL. Give the man a demo for chrissakes.

4 Romantic Heretic  Sun, Nov 20, 2011 3:52:40pm

Soon, The State will be pure!

I wonder if it's ironic that a German was arrested and charged under this fascist law?

5 Stanghazi  Sun, Nov 20, 2011 5:08:55pm

Thanks for the promote and tweet Charles. Alabama, as they damn well know, is killing themselves. Idiots who once again don't think through the consequences of their xenophobia.

6 BishopX  Sun, Nov 20, 2011 5:16:09pm

Alabama has three foreign owned auto plants (Honda, Hyundai and Mercedes). I wonder how long they're going to stick around if visiting executives start getting thrown in jail.

7 Grimalkin  Sun, Nov 20, 2011 5:25:49pm

re: #3 funky chicken

Hey, at least they are consistent. I gotta wonder about the rental car with no tags. Somebody's getting an earful. LOL. Give the man a demo for chrissakes.

If your not from around here, you might not know, Mercedes-Benz has a plant in Vance, AL and every once and awhile you'll see an odd Mercedes with manufactures tags around the Tuscaloosa - Birmingham area. It was probably one of those. Husband and I had a bet, which would be arrest first under this law, a German or a Japanese Executive, 'cause JVC also has a plant in the Tuscaloosa area.

8 Grimalkin  Sun, Nov 20, 2011 5:37:04pm

Correction - reread article, was a rental car. You can rent a car with an international or some foreign Drivers Licences. He just didn't have his passport and visa with him when he was stopped.

9 SanFranciscoZionist  Sun, Nov 20, 2011 6:23:53pm

Moroni Deported To Sweden: Claims He's Not From There

10 Etaoin Shrdlu  Sun, Nov 20, 2011 7:23:48pm

When I as a Canadian visit the United States (legally of course), I do not have any form of identification that is acceptable under the Alabama law.

11 dell*nix  Sun, Nov 20, 2011 8:04:22pm

Cop stops a car without proper plates and asks for ID. Only ID produced is a German ID card. No passport, visa, German drivers license, International drivers license or US drivers license. Officer acted in response to requirements of the law by taking the driver to a magistrate as required. Charges were resolved when proper ID was brought to the station. Seems reasonable. Try doing the same thing outside the US and see what happens there.

Bet he checks his vehicle for proper tags next time he drives and his wallet for his drivers licenses.

12 Lord Baron Viscount Duke Earl Count Planckton  Mon, Nov 21, 2011 12:46:02am

Strange article. It got out of control only after a white man has been arrested?


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