73 Blog Posts From the Roadblocks Tag


War on Cars Watch for February 13, 2019

War on Cars Watch for February 13, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

Time to purge the NYPD

Time to purge the NYPD

NYPD Acting Deputy Commissioner for Legal Matters Ann P. Prunty violated our civil rights last week. She said if we reveal the location of police enforcement on a public street we can go to jail. Police pretend to want to inform the public of roadblocks. I call the pro forma announcements of roadblock locations “little […]

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, […]