If You Live In These States You'll Soon Need A Passport For Domestic Flights

Tyler Durden's picture

Submitted by John Vibes via TheAntiMedia.org,

To comply with the 2005 Real ID Act, which the U.S. government has been slowly implementing for the past decade, citizens in a number of different U.S. states will now be forced to obtain a passport if they want to board an airplane - even for domestic flights.

The Department of Homeland Security and representatives with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection have declined to comment on why certain states have been singled out, but starting in 2016, residents of New York, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Hampshire, and American Samoa will need a passport to fly domestically. All other states will still be able to use their state-issued driver’s licenses and IDs — for now, at least.

According to the Department of Homeland Security’s guidelines on enforcement of the Real ID Act,

“The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on December 20, 2013 a phased enforcement plan for the REAL ID Act (the Act), as passed by Congress, that will implement the Act in a measured, fair, and responsible way.


Secure driver’s licenses and identification documents are a vital component of our national security framework. The REAL ID Act, passed by Congress in 2005, enacted the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation that the Federal Government ‘set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver’s licenses.’ The Act established minimum security standards for license issuance and production and prohibits Federal agencies from accepting for certain purposes driver’s licenses and identification cards from states not meeting the Act’s minimum standards.  The purposes covered by the Act are: accessing Federal facilities, entering nuclear power plants, and, no sooner than 2016, boarding federally regulated commercial aircraft.


States and other jurisdictions have made significant progress in enhancing the security of their licenses over the last number of years. As a result, approximately 70-80% of all U.S. drivers hold licenses from jurisdictions: (1) determined to meet the Act’s standards; or (2) that have received extensions. Individuals holding driver’s licenses or identification cards from these jurisdiction may continue to use them as before.


Individuals holding licenses from noncompliant jurisdictions will need to follow alternative access control procedures for purposes covered by the Act.  As described below, enforcement for boarding aircraft will occur no sooner than 2016.”

According to the fine print, not all 50 states have driver’s licences that meet the Real ID requirements, which could possibly explain why the aforementioned regions will not qualify in 2016. However, there is no specific mention of what the requirements actually are.

The Real ID act has been controversial since its initial proposal over ten years ago and is seen by many as a massive violation of privacy. One of the primary reasons it has taken the government so long to roll this program out is that the program is wildly unpopular and creates heavy backlash every time it appears in the news.

The tightening of the Real ID restrictions are seemingly intended to push people towards attaining the newly issued “enhanced ID,” which adds more unnecessary paperwork and bureaucracy to the already tedious process involved in identification applications.

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Manthong's picture

Your papers, please.

Vuke's picture

Not necessary.  I'm from the Land of the Free.

Manthong's picture

Zo.. you vant to resist. Yes?

Schtep ofer here.

..ve haf vays of making you tock.

LetThemEatRand's picture

I'm glad this was a big topic during the last Presidential debate.  Gay marriage, moar war, fetuses, etc were well covered, of course.

Calmyourself's picture

Rand, If i am ever going to agree with you now, NOW is the time to expand your point..

Stainless Steel Rat's picture
Stainless Steel Rat (not verified) Calmyourself Sep 19, 2015 11:28 PM

Repub debates in one word: #hekeptussafe  (followed by applause)

Keyser's picture

So, you need a passport or Real ID to travel within the country, but zero identification needed to vote... Check, got it now... 

IndyPat's picture

Or walk across the boarder.

Motasaurus's picture

Constitution? What constitution?

VinceFostersGhost's picture





Chip me like a dog........only then can I be a free American.

Gavrikon's picture

When we start to enforce immigration laws, and have an immigration policy that actually benefits America and Americans, I'll think about it.

BTW, my name is "Not Sure."

Stainless Steel Rat's picture
Stainless Steel Rat (not verified) Gavrikon Sep 20, 2015 7:10 AM

Wow, I was definitely trying to insinuate the absolute stupidity of the Republicans with my comment.  I can see by the lack of downvotes that people think I was insinuating that he did anything of the sort.  He fucking kept war profiteering and the banksters safe.  He was the biggest freaking crook on the planet!

aint no fortunate son's picture

Yeah, they're already doing implantable chips for pets, probably plenty of folks on both sides of the aisle that will think its a good idea for us too... their justification to the sheep will be that it's better than a tattoo

Tarshatha's picture

The big will be when you need a travel visa to leave the States.

Just look at East german to see your future.

Never One Roach's picture

Border controls at State lines will check your papers ... unless you're an illegal then free to pass.

RafterManFMJ's picture

Val Kilmer "Where are they taking him?!"

Natzi "They're not taking him anywhere."


ZD1's picture



The District of Columbia and the following states have enacted laws to allow unauthorized immigrants (aka illegal aliens) to obtain a driver’s licenses: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Vermont and Washington.

These states will issue a license if an applicant provides certain documentation, such as a foreign birth certificate, a foreign passport, or a consular card and evidence of current residency in the state. There is no requirement that any of those documents be valid or be verified.



DutchR's picture

Let Apple do the marketing for the iChip, see how handy it is no waiting in lines, automatic reservations, because now we are 100% sure you are not a terrorist'a, and people will PAY for that shit......


Hope i'm not profetic

Jerome Lester Horwitz's picture

Right...and in the process highlighting the stupidity of your comment since you clearly have fallen for the Left - Right Paradigm. Now please tell us why the Democrats are so awesome.

Chuck Walla's picture

Looks like MediaMatters and/or MoveOn have unleashed a total troll here. Or are you a .gov employed troll? Hard to tell.


James-Morrison's picture

This article is fanning mass hysteria.

Who can afford to fly.

"Pack up the truck, and move to Beverly, (Hills that is--
Swimming pools, Movie stars)".

In other words, drive or hitch-hike, who flys?

LetThemEatRand's picture


The beauty of this is that even if you don't think his administration had something to do with 9/11, it still happened on W's watch.  But he kept us safe.  

TeethVillage88s's picture

Fuck u drinkin or what?

Yeah W is Traitor, Cheney Traitor, but what is your point?

Keyser's picture

It's a War Slogan, something for the sheeple to rally around with their miniature flags and yellow ribbons... Have you never seen Wag the Dog? 


Stainless Steel Rat's picture
Stainless Steel Rat (not verified) Keyser Sep 20, 2015 7:34 AM

Bush and Cheney should have died in The Hague at the end of a rope.  A 3rd grader could prosecute the case.  Clear evidence in this document establishes that the Iraq war, which allegedly could not be foreseen, was fought for no other purpose than the expanding the military industrial complex.  The whole UN charter and the whole point of the UN was to stop "wars of aggression".  The charge that hung all of the Nazis was that they waged a war of aggression. Cheney directly benefited from Haliburton's war profiteering because he continued to receive payouts based on the performance of the company post-exit.

willwork4food's picture

The only good Bush/Cheney are dead Bush/Cheneys.

TheReplacement's picture

LMFAO.  You really believe that about the UN?  Seriously, after everything that has happened you honestly believe the UN was meant to stop wars of aggression.... and skittle shitting unicorns too!

RichardParker's picture

Halliburton was only charging the government $100 a load to do the laundry for US Servicemen after their superiors expressly forbid them to do it themselves.



Calmyourself's picture

Stainless steel rat, one of my faves,  Harry Harrison...  Now, wtf does this have to do with the subject at hand, keeping me safe has not a damned thing to do with this shit....  This is pure and simple small moves toward the police state love how they use liberal ( too stupid to complain, MN) with New Hampshire, Louisiana juxtapose much....

cossack55's picture

"Live Free or Die" NH? We'll see.

live free's picture

Being that I may or may not live in NH, I will say that live free or die is only practiced by true new hampshireites.  The people in charge of the state only pay lip service to it. There are quite a few state reps/senators trying to keep it "free" and get rid of the worst laws, but its like trying to cap a fire hose with saran wrap.



BarkingCat's picture

New Hampshire has been flooded by Massholes and is not the same state anymore.
Just like the American Revolution started in Massachusetts but that state is 180 opposite to the principles it's ancestors espoused; ironically while still speaking those original words which now are nothing other than empty platitudes

Icelandicsaga...............................................'s picture

In Georgia and other states, they have your fingerprint embedded in the license. Many protested at the time, to no avail. am sure some sort of biometric system is in the cards in my lifetime. Before the chip comes retina scans or hand thumb print to buy or sell. We are owned, unless we can get off the planet or move to the amazon, just a bunch of chipped zoo animals to Lord Sauron and his buddies. Short of an asteroid hit taking out r population centers where the control freaks live, we are screwed. Of course many of them have options bunkers  to run to, should they know its coming.

All Risk No Reward's picture

I didn't know not playing along with another terrorist attack was a good thing...

AitT - Sir Isaac Newton Weighs in on the World Trade Center North Tower Collapse Official Narrative

Clearly a top building section that never decelerates as it falls through an exploding building didn't do the crushing.

Even a cue ball slows down when it hits another ball that is loose on the table.

There is a reason why the 911 Commission Report stopped at "initiation of failure." Someone knew that there was no explanation consistent with the Debt-Money Monopoly financed narrative could explain constant acceleration through the lower section of the building.

For those that don't know - when an object hits another object it decelerates due to the equal and opposite force of the "hit" applied to the object doing the hitting. If there was no equal and opposite hit, then there was no hit.


Watch the videos in the link above. It is all there.

Or take the blue pill, but there will be richly deserved ongoing banquet of consequences waiting for you.

Keyser's picture

Please don't confuse the sheeple with facts, their heads will explode and you will never be invited to another cocktail party... 

live free's picture

It's called the coefficient of restitution.  The energy something an object hits another object is transferred, and energy is always "lost".  Completely agree.

All Risk No Reward's picture

live free, I think you will find NIST's history of trying to conceal WTC7 free fall acceleration and their admission that the observe freefall acceleration was impossible before they were force to admit freefall acceleration. 

It would be comedic if it wasn't so tragic.

NIST Admits Freefall is Impossible Before Being Forced To Admit Freefall (of the entire perimeter of WTC7) Occured For Over 100 feet




BTW, here is all of Chandler's work and it is science based and outsanding...


live free's picture

I have seen the report and was actually in a meeting with the company that did their structural analysis and they used it in their portfolio.  I almost walked out of the meeting.....  had to hold my mouth shut.



All Risk No Reward's picture

You won't get a job if you don't accept the "mark" of the Debt-Money Monopolist (woman riding, controlling the empire system) controlled government Beast system.

The "mark" on the forehead represents the mind and the mark on the hand represents the works of the Beast establishment controlled mind.  It says you have to go along with phony math and phony physics or else you will not be able to buy or sell (with no money).

All those people who promote this wickedness supporting nonsense literally have the "Mark of the Beast" on their foreheads and hands - right here...  right now...  and for a paycheck so they can buy and sell!

BarkingCat's picture

I will admit that I do not believe the conspiracy
theories on this and most of the "proof" I have seen is idiotic.
This video I will have to watch.
One thing I am curious about is why isn't there thousands of high school physics teachers pointing this out to all their students?
This should have been something that all of them would notice immediately.

All Risk No Reward's picture

BC, do come back and tell us what you think of the video(s) after having watched them.

I try to focus most of my energy on empirical, incontrovertible fact.  This video is empirical, incontrovertible fact.

As to why people choose ignorance over that which is real but very scary...

I call it "trauma aversion mind control."  It is where the person's subconscious prevents the person's conscious self from actually rationally analyzing a subject because the implications are sooooo scary.

George Orwell called it crimestop in 1984 and defined it thusly...

"The faculty of stopping short, as though by instinct, at the threshold of any dangerous thought. It includes the power of not grasping analogies, of failing to perceive logical errors, of misunderstanding the simplest arguments if they are inimical to Ingsoc, and of being bored or repelled by any train of thought which is capable of leading in a heretical direction. In short....protective stupidity."

David Chandler, the creator of the main video, has explained that his colleagues REFUSE TO LOOK AT HIS MATERIAL.

I also was able to boil down the fraud of debt based monetary systems to a problem of applied 5th grade mathematics.

It goes like this...

If I lend you $20 ARNR reserve notes @ 5% interest, in one year you owe me $21 due bookkeeping adjustments that add $1 interest liability to your balance sheet and $1 interest asset to my balance sheet.

In short, you (government, corporations, private individuals) owe me (international banking cartel controlled by the Debt-Money Monopolists) $21, but you only have $20 AND I CONTROL THE ONLY DOLLAR AVAILABLE TO PAY ME BACK.

In short, I'm your daddy and what you think of as government is my B*.

Now, that's a simple example.  The math is 5th grade level.

Go find a couple Masters and/or PhDs in economics and finance and try to get them to admit the obvious truth of that example.

It is the rare one that will...  they will say...

But I can earn money to pay the debt down...  No, I didn't create any more money so there is nothing to earn.  But even if I did, any $20 increment I created would have the same defect (feature if you are criminal collecting interest on the world's money supply because you gamed the system and the people are galacticly ignorant chumps).

I also have been told, "well, I don't think it works that way."  Well, OK.  Your thoughts must define reality, so it is a pleasure to meet a god.  And yes, that was a highly educated person.  Do you think they did any follow up research?  No.  

Because they cower at thought the establishment is financed by wickedness.

Poverty - Debt Is Not a Choice

How To Be a Crook

Bank of England Admits that Loans Come FIRST … and Deposits FOLLOW

"The reality of how money is created today differs from the
description found in some economics textbooks:
• Rather than banks receiving deposits when households
save and then lending them out, bank lending creates
• In normal times, the central bank does not fix the amount
of money in circulation, nor is central bank money
‘multiplied up’ into more loans and deposits."

Being "in the Debt-Money Matrix" means that people are too cowardly and broke-back to systematically pursue truth to - even to its ugly end.

From the move The Matrix with some key contextual additions...

1. Morpheus: The Matrix is a [debt-money] system, Neo. That system is our enemy. But when you're inside, you look around, what do you see? Businessmen, teachers, lawyers, carpenters. The very minds of the people we are trying to save [from the ultimate consequent implosion of a debt-money system]. But until we do, these people are still a part of that system and that makes them our enemy. You have to understand, most of these people are not ready to be unplugged. And many of them are so inured, so hopelessly dependent on the system, that they will fight to protect it.

[Neo's eyes suddenly wander towards a woman in a red dress]

Morpheus: Were you listening to me, Neo? Or were you looking at the woman in the red dress?

Neo: I was...

Morpheus: [gestures with one hand] Look again.

[the woman in the red dress is now Agent Smith, pointing a gun at Neo's head; Neo ducks]

Morpheus: Freeze it.

[Everybody and everything besides Neo and Morpheus freezes in time]

Neo: This... this isn't the Matrix?

Morpheus: No. It is another training program designed to teach you one thing: if you are not one of us, you are one of them.

Note - Neo's is also taught that his basic pleasure instinct is used by the Debt-Money Matrix in order to set him up for the "head shot."  This is revelation of the Debt-Money Monopolist method shared through media.

2.  Morpheus: The [Debt-Money] Matrix is everywhere. It is all around us. Even now, in this very room. You can see it when you look out your window or when you turn on your television. You can feel it when you go to work... when you go to church... when you pay your taxes. It is the world that has been pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth.

Neo: What truth?

Morpheus: That you are a [debt-money] slave, Neo. Like everyone else you were born into bondage. Into a prison that you cannot taste or see or touch. A prison for your mind.


The problem is that there is no free lunch and this cowardice is leading up to a banquet of consequences THAT CANNOT BE AVOIDED.  That banquet gets ever more toxic as people cower from and avoid that which is real.

JoeSoMD's picture

What about the mass term?  The mass increased as floors piled up atop each other.   Wouldn't pancaking of multiple floors from above on a floor below create a geometric increase of load that would far exceed the acceleration term and deceleration effect they are hanging their hat on.  I'm not an expert so I don't know.  Maybe they are right.

All Risk No Reward's picture

Hi Joe, "pancaking" implies a top down "pancaking" force.  Since all forces are equal and opposite, as elucidated in Newton's Third Law, such a "pancaking" force would be met with an equal and opposite force that would act as a "support" force on the top section of the building.

This support force would result in observed deceleration of the top section of the building as observed in the known controlled demolition example shared in the video.

Since the reaction to a "pancaking" force DOESN'T EXIST, by definition, THERE WAS NO PANCAKING FORCE!

This is a fact.  It is observable.  The observation is repeatable.  The 911 investigation avoided this issue like it was the plague.

Write to them and send them a CD of the video.  THEY WON'T ANSWER YOUR INQUIRY.  Don't blame me if that gets you put under targeted surveilance, either.

As for the mass, it isn't relevant to this issue that proves there was no pancaking force, so it was SOMETHING ELSE that caused the lower section of the building to collapse.

My observation is that much of the mass was blown away from the building.  That mass couldn't be part of a pancaking mechanism even if there was a pancacking force present, WHICH THERE WASN'T.

This isn't opinion.  It is fact.  Forces are equal and opposite IN REALITY.  There was no opposite pancaking force observed BECAUSE THERE WAS NO PANCAKING FORCE!

It really is that simple.

moneybots's picture

"Clearly a top building section that never decelerates as it falls through an exploding building didn't do the crushing."


The top section didn't explode, nor did the rest of the Tower.  The top section collapsed down upon the rest of the Tower.  No laws of physics were broken. 

Acceleration began from zero.  Why would it decelerate, when it was accellerating up to speed?  Because someone wants to prentend it had to, to promote some false claim of controlled demolition?

It is a fiction to claim it had to decelerate.  It is also fiction to claim it fell through an exploding building. 

"Even a cue ball slows down when it hits another ball that is loose on the table."

train vs car.  train vs truck.  Never seen either of those slow down a train crashing into it.