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quinnox Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-27-03 11:58 PM
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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.
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  -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 
 

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