Left ID at home? Seattle man proves you can fly anyway

Flying across the country? Leave your pocketknife in the car. Don’t carry more than a few ounces of liquids onto the plane. And don’t forget that ID.

Wait? ID? Turns out we don’t need no stinking ID. The Transportation Security Administration concedes you still should be able to board that plane.

Consider the travels of Phillip Mocek, a Seattle software developer who grew up in Blue Springs. A few years ago, he read about a court case challenging various U.S. travel rules and decided he didn’t like the idea of having to prove his identity to board a jet.

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