Tuesday, July 19, 2005

An option

In the quest for recognition, the Honorable
Peter Anderson, Secretary General of the Conch
Republic has created "Official Conch Republic
Passports". The Secretary General has extensively
traveled our surrounding Caribbean Nations with
nothing more than his Diplomatic Passport and has
been well received by many as a Diplomat and as a
Government Official of the Conch Republic and even
had his passport endorsed by nearly all! Officially,
our passports, Diplomats and Citizens, have been
well received by 13 Caribbean Nations as well as
Germany, Sweden, Havana, Mexico, France, Spain,
Ireland, and Russia."

Further down...
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are you serious about being your own country?
A: We are very serious about being funny and we
try to be funny when we are being serious.

Q: What about America, are you still Americans?
A: Of course! We are dual citizens, U.S. and
Conch Republic. In fact we like to think we
represent what is best about America…a people
unafraid to stand up to government gone mad with

Q: Can I travel on my Conch Republic passport?
A: We do not represent our passports as valid
travel documents. That said, people have traveled
all over the world on them. The Conch Republic
passport even saved one man's life in Guatemala
when confronted by armed revolutionaries…"Americano
no! Republica de la Concha". He was filled with
shots of Tequila instead of shots from the

Q: Can I get a Conch Republic passport even if I
don't live here?
A: As a sovereign state of mind, we accept
citizens of like mind wherever and whenever they
shall apply.

"We've seceded where others failed."

That's the motto under the seal of the Republic
of Conch.

Freedom is all about options.

More is better.

Your choice.

To read all about it go here.

Via Sanityranch
(scroll down a bit)