Saturday, August 15, 2020

Bar-S Hot Links Are No Longer Available At Our Local Grocery Store

 Why?  From transportationnation:

Washington D.C. – The Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC) has filed a complaint in U.S. District Court alleging the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) is not enforcing federal law.

Many truckers continue to fume about those who are staging protests along major U.S. roadways and why local, state and federal law enforcement officials aren’t doing more to prevent them.

The demonstrations have led to multiple deaths and injuries as well as extended delays for motorists and truckers along those routes.

A much discussed federal law known as the Hobbs Act makes it a crime punishable by up to 20 years in jail to obstruct, delay or affect commerce by robbery or extortion or threaten physical violence to any person engaged in interstate commerce.

The SBTC is now suing the USDOT for not enforcing the Hobbs Act.

In an amended complaint filing to its lawsuit first filed in April of this year, the SBTC is accusing USDOT Secretary Elaine Chao of  failing to “enforce the Hobbs Act to protect commercial motor vehicle drivers who were physically attacked, beaten and often killed by protestors around the country.”

I searched for news coverage about this; all I could find was  this from the San Jose Mercury News:

ST. LOUIS — A man was killed after being dragged by a FedEx truck overnight in downtown St. Louis during a night of protests, police said Saturday.

The incident happened near N. Broadway and O’Fallon shortly after 3:00 a.m. The man was taken to a hospital where he later died, police said.

Police said the truck was forced off Interstate 70 due to protesters on the roadway. The truck got off onto North Broadway, heading toward Cass. While on N. Broadway, police said, the driver stopped the truck due to more protesters in the road.

Bystander Jared Arms captured a video of protesters blocking off a section of the road with their cars and setting something on fire when the FedEx truck approached. As it came to a halt, a crowd of protesters surrounded the front of the truck and began banging and climbing onto the passenger side. Police said two people standing on the passenger side footboard of the truck pointed guns at the driver.

Demonstrators were also seen running off with packages from the truck.

The Democrats want a race war; they won't like the results; none of us will. 


  1. Demonstrators were also seen running off with packages??
    No those are looters and thieves . Not sorry.

  2. I worry about Ma Deuce starting to come to these things.

  3. Show me a "journalist" who knows what a category error is.

  4. Another example is an Eritrean immigrant using an exit to get onto a closed by the police section of an Interstate, driving fast and going around some barriers and hitting two women dancing in the Interstate. A state of affairs that had been going on for weeks, I think. One died, the MSM spun it by saying it was a "luxary" car, a Jaguar that various commentators said was an old used one, you could tell us for sure.

    See also for example a truck driver who was simply confused, was careful to avoid protesters on the Interstate and stopped, only to of course get Reginald Dennyed.

  5. Hobbs Act. Unlike the Logan Act which apparently no one has ever been charged with.

    I remember reading an account from some ex District Attorney in which the attorneys competed to find imaginative ways to charge a famous person selected at random, with a crime. Examples he gave were John Lennon and Mother Theresa. Not allowed were such crimes as Marijuana possession for John Lennon. This necessitated an intimate knowledge of the Penal Code, and resulted in (to laypeople) bizarre charges on the order of a crime from Soviet Union in the 1930's, "Forming Independent Opinions". Unfortunately, I have forgotten some of the obscure crimes this ex DA and his colleagues came up with.

  6. If the commies want a race war I'm ready to give it to them. I weep when I look down my street, all those utility booked and trees with not a single commie hanging from them. What a waste!