71 Blog Posts From the Roadblocks Tag


Carrot and Stick

Carrot and Stick

Reinhard Heydrich, who was the Reichsprotektor of Bohemia and Moravia — formerly Czechoslovakia, until the Nazis decided it wasn’t anymore — was probably the smartest Nazi. He knew how to wheedle his victims into cooperating in their own victimhood. “His Czechs” — as he styled them — would be rewarded with extra rations and less […]

New Hampshire terrorists win a round

I used to enjoy hiking in the White Mountains. Those days are over. The federal government decided that the chokepoint where I-93 crosses Franconia Notch is a good place to set up a roadblock. They had one last year, and another this year. Ostensibly the roadblocks were to enforce immigration law. Not really. Agents’ dogs […]

Speed Trap at a Crossroads: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #489

Speed Trap at a Crossroads: oos Weekly E-Newsletter #489

Parkers Crossroads is a quiet little Tennessee hamlet (pop. 330) adjacent to Interstate 40, located about midway between Memphis and Nashville. Blink for an instant and you might miss Exit 108, the only direct access to Parkers Crossroads from the interstate, as you motor by. Not too many have had to worry about that, though, […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: May 14, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: May 14, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –Dealing with a Disgraced Cam Company– –FL outlaws license plate frames– –NH Court strikes down interstate roadblock– Friday, May 11, 2018 Maryland, Virginia Schools Deal With Disgraced Camera Company The Federal Bureau of Investigations continues to unravel the corruption scandal that has thus far brought two felony guilty pleas related […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: March 19, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: March 19, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –oos asks Feds to stop funding ticket traps– –Feds try to restore confidence in Drugged Driver Survey– –New Miami, OH cannot survive without ticket revenue– Friday, March 16, 2018 Motoring Group Asks Feds To Stop Funding Ticket Traps Speed trap towns should not get money from Uncle Sam if they […]