You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #3: There has been a checkpoint [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU
quinnox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-27-03 11:58 PM
Response to Original message
3. There has been a checkpoint
at the California-Oregon border for decades. I believe it is officially to check for fruit being taken over, but of course it could be used for alerts on fugitives as well. It is a minor inconvenience, I don't have a problem with it.
Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
  -At the state patrol office near the Tenn-Ga line NAZISM is alive and well. burr  Jul-27-03 11:49 PM   #0 
  - Use the back roads ??  sinookas   Jul-27-03 11:55 PM   #1 
  - Has anyone else experienced this?  IndianaGreen   Jul-27-03 11:56 PM   #2 
  - Tell this to the Georgia and Tennessee police!  burr   Jul-28-03 12:01 AM   #7 
  - There has been a checkpoint  quinnox   Jul-27-03 11:58 PM   #3 
  - I live in GA and I'm not aware of any such law  Eloriel   Jul-27-03 11:59 PM   #4 
  - Yes and my aunt and cousins have as well!  burr   Jul-28-03 12:11 AM   #10 
  - Eloriel...check your PM...thanks  jchild   Jul-28-03 12:56 AM   #13 
  - I live in Georgia  Jawja   Jul-28-03 07:11 AM   #60 
  - That's the first I heard of such a thing  Droopy   Jul-27-03 11:59 PM   #5 
  - These are passengers that are being checked for I.D., not just drivers.  burr   Jul-28-03 12:06 AM   #8 
  - What in the hell are you doing in the south anyway  sasquatch   Jul-28-03 12:00 AM   #6 
  - You made me lol!  Pastiche423   Jul-28-03 01:55 AM   #36 
     - Good riddence then ....  Judson39   Jul-28-03 05:39 AM   #57 
  - What about DUI checkpoints?  Devlzown   Jul-28-03 12:07 AM   #9 
  - I crossed that line about a year ago  zoidberg   Jul-28-03 12:39 AM   #11 
  - I'm going to be crossing there this week!  jchild   Jul-28-03 12:44 AM   #12 
     - It was the I.D. cards that they were asking for.  burr   Jul-28-03 01:08 AM   #19 
        - All that website says is that a person CAN get an ID if they want or need  jchild   Jul-28-03 01:18 AM   #24 
        - So what?  burr   Jul-28-03 01:36 AM   #29 
           - I just called the highway patrol office that has I-75 at the state line  jchild   Jul-28-03 01:48 AM   #32 
              - Nope, no hard feelings...  burr   Jul-28-03 01:56 AM   #37 
                 - Please do...  jchild   Jul-28-03 02:04 AM   #40 
        - Wait wait wait, this happened to my son in Texas  sandnsea   Jul-28-03 02:06 AM   #42 
        - at the national border?  jchild   Jul-28-03 02:09 AM   #44 
        - Just drivin' through the state of Texas  sandnsea   Jul-28-03 02:33 AM   #47 
        - That's the drug war for ya  OldSoldier   Jul-28-03 06:48 AM   #59 
        - According to the National Lawyers Guild, this is illegal  Mairead   Jul-28-03 03:54 AM   #52 
        - Five?  Muddleoftheroad   Jul-28-03 06:26 AM   #58 
  - Why anyone would want to go to or into Georgia  Dont B bush N Me   Jul-28-03 12:58 AM   #14 
  - To go around GA would take hours...  jchild   Jul-28-03 01:00 AM   #16 
  - Backatcha: "Why anyone would want to go to or into" the USA  Melinda   Jul-28-03 01:06 AM   #18 
  - Melinda...I agree  jchild   Jul-28-03 01:15 AM   #23 
     - lol@Rock City  Melinda   Jul-28-03 01:23 AM   #25 
        - Boiled peanuts are hugely social here...  jchild   Jul-28-03 01:25 AM   #26 
           - Oh I've had them! Along with.......  Melinda   Jul-28-03 01:35 AM   #28 
              - Well, if you haven't had a tomato sandwich, you haven't lived!  jchild   Jul-28-03 01:49 AM   #33 
  - That's right...we all voted for Chambliss  mitchum   Jul-28-03 01:11 AM   #22 
     - You'd think people who read DU would KNOW about the voting  DemBones DemBones   Jul-28-03 04:43 AM   #54 
     - I put my tinfoil hat on but I'm not recieving those messages yet.  Dont B bush N Me   Jul-28-03 05:01 AM   #56 
     - He was elected and thats enough for me to stay out of that $%^#hole  Dont B bush N Me   Jul-28-03 04:57 AM   #55 
  - Burr...please be more specific on this...I am traveling the same route  jchild   Jul-28-03 12:58 AM   #15 
  - Here is what happened.  burr   Jul-28-03 01:28 AM   #27 
     - I am sorry but..............  Cheswick   Jul-28-03 07:43 AM   #62 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-28-03 01:03 AM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-28-03 01:08 AM   #20 
  - Eyup, my husband drives to Knoxville and Nashville quite...  Melinda   Jul-28-03 01:09 AM   #21 
     - The same is true here...  burr   Jul-28-03 01:40 AM   #30 
        - Are you sure your family didn't meet an over-enthusiastic cop?  Melinda   Jul-28-03 01:44 AM   #31 
           - It did seem out of place, especially if you were there!  burr   Jul-28-03 01:50 AM   #34 
           - I just called.  jchild   Jul-28-03 01:55 AM   #35 
              - we were pulled over...  burr   Jul-28-03 02:00 AM   #38 
                 - Sounds like you had a rookie squad to me.  jchild   Jul-28-03 02:05 AM   #41 
                 - Hey Burr!  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-03 02:34 AM   #48 
                    - This is my family I am discussing, so I should stop giving these details.  burr   Jul-28-03 02:42 AM   #49 
                       - Sounds nuts  nothingshocksmeanymore   Jul-28-03 02:56 AM   #50 
                       - It reminded me of my last airplane flight...  burr   Jul-28-03 03:23 AM   #51 
                       - Sounds Like They Were Looking For Someone  Crisco   Jul-28-03 07:47 AM   #63 
  - What an understanding and kind place this is!  burr   Jul-28-03 02:04 AM   #39 
  - Burr, I feel for you that this happened.  jchild   Jul-28-03 02:07 AM   #43 
     - Friends...  burr   Jul-28-03 02:11 AM   #45 
        - Ok....thanks for alerting me about it.  jchild   Jul-28-03 02:14 AM   #46 
  - next time tell them...  Set   Jul-28-03 04:12 AM   #53 
  - Sounds like "ethnic profiling". Is that likely? eom  jody   Jul-28-03 07:36 AM   #61 
  - There is absolutely no way this is true.  Skinner   Jul-28-03 11:25 AM   #64 

Home » Discuss » Archives » General Discussion (Through 2005) Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC