Passport to the Total State

“It is the mandatory nature of any travel document that converts it into a violation of rights.”

The passport has grown into what is arguably the single most powerful tool of totalitarian America, second only to law enforcement itself. It no longer pretends to protect individuals; not a single terrorist has been apprehended as a result of passport checks. But it does cement the totalitarian state. The mandatory passport should be reviled and rejected as an abuse of human rights and common decency.
Wendy McElroy Continue reading