Here’s something most people don’t know. Your government can easily prevent you from getting a passport, revoke your existing passport, or prevent you from getting one, even if you haven’t broken any laws.
If you don’t have a passport, you can’t legally leave your own country. This means that your government can effectively remove your right to travel outside of its borders. It can literally trap you inside your own country, and again, even if you haven’t been found guilty of any crimes whatsoever.
I’ll give you one example that really freaked me out when I first learned about it many years ago. In the USA, when you go to renew your passport, if you have even one dollar in past due child support or alimony, regardless of the amount, and regardless of the reasons why, they can and often will not allow you to renew it (or get a new one).
That’s right. If you’re late on child support or alimony for any reason, you may actually be imprisoned within your on country if those dates coincided with you getting a new passport or renewing an existing one. This never happened to me personally, but I know of many other men who had this happen.
As of January 1st of this year, if you owe more than $50,000 to the IRS (or in many cases, if the IRS thinks you owe this, even if you don’t), the government now has the right to “turn off” your passport (if you have one) or deny you a passport (if you don’t have one). The IRS will literally call up the State Department and make sure you can’t leave the country.
Stuff like this used to be a conspiracy theory; now it’s law.
The USA isn’t the only country who does this. Many others in the Collapsing West world do. In Australia, amazingly, if you nothing but voluntarily file bankruptcy, the government can and will prevent you from getting a passport or revoke yours if you have one.
One of the “guaranteed rights” in the United Nations charter is the freedom to travel. I hate the UN and think it’s a huge cluster fuck and a waste of money, but UN member countries such as the USA, Australia, those in Europe, etc, ostensibly uphold these rights… even though they clearly don’t.
You need to understand that your passport is not your property. Your country owns your passport. You do not.
This is why it’s probably a good idea, at least in the long-term, to have at least two passports. (My plan is to eventually have three.)
I’m not saying you should get a second passport so you can break the law. As I’ve said many times, including in my book, the Alpha Male 2.0 always follows the law. This is because failure to do so could result in you being thrown in prison where you have no freedom, and freedom is the most important aspect to the Alpha 2.0.
I’m saying that in these darkening times, having just one passport long-term, and relying on that one passport long-term to serve all of your international travel needs and personal security isn’t the best idea. Just like you should have multiple incomes, multiple businesses, multiple women, etc, you should also have multiple passports. The days of relying on just one of those things for the long haul is long past.