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https://youtu.be/LIF2XERcq_A?t=3m45s

From the Los Angeles Daily News this morning:

LOS ANGELES — A few protesters briefly blocked traffic on the northbound 101 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles before being hustled off of the roadway by authorities.

The protesters unveiled an anti-Trump banner shortly after 8 a.m. near the Los Angeles Street onramp to the freeway, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Five protesters were taken into custody, and the lanes were quickly cleared, according to the CHP.

Also, the lady protestor videoing this and giving us her invaluable commentary has her finger part-way over the lens.

When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best.

Kind of a One Riot, One Ranger moment for the CHP.

Here’s the group claiming credit for having “organized” this freeway stoppage:

https://refusefascism.org/2017/11/21/flash-1121-trumppence-must-go-protesters-engaged-in-non-violent-civil-disobedience-on-la-101-freeway-in-downtown-los-angele/

The five banner-holders were arrested on charges of misdemeanour trespass with bail set at $5,000.

 
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  1. Apologies if this seems trite to a Californian like you, Steve but for some of us who don’t live there, this is what that news clip evokes.

    • Replies: @El Dato
    @PiltdownMan

    Who is old enough to have watched this in the evening on bulbous glass TV with wood finishing?

    ;_;

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman

    , @Neoconned
    @PiltdownMan

    I call these ppl one issue liberals aka identity politics jerkoffs.

    Trump ironically is by traditional Republican standards a moderate. These ppl are just so far off in loony land that they think a union type northern Republican is "a fascist"....

    If they think it's bad here try this in Australia or Japan....

  2. Once they block traffic in a pro-deep state demonstration they have gone over to the dark side as far as the driving public is concerned, and they have thereby outlawed themselves.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    @exiled off mainstreet

    Good point, as people hate traffic just as much as they hate the cntrl-left. I think the key thing here is that Ponch and John, errr, C*H*I*P*s, took the side of law and order. That's probably their natural inclination anyway, if they are white men, but think about Charlottesville and the anarcho-tyranny that went on there.

    It's great to see the cops siding with the law over the cntrl-left here, as it's so rare. It brings me back to watching videos of CA Governor Ronald Reagan ordering tear-gassing of protesters in Berzerkely. I love the smell of tear-gas in the morning... smells like victory.

  3. I like the narrator’s ‘POC leftist accent’.

    • Replies: @the one they call Desanex
    @unit472

    Definitely a Mexican accent. Pronouncing “taser” with a soft s is a dead giveaway.

    Replies: @Difference maker

    , @The Last Real Calvinist
    @unit472

    Yes, and her commentary is really scintillating, e.g.:

    'Oh shit! This car just wants to, like, go right through!'

    She finally figures out her finger is over the lens at about the 7 minute mark.

    Replies: @SteveRogers42

  4. On what visa did this negative IQ Third World woman get into America?

    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
    @MG

    Good question, but who says one needs a visa to enter the country and stay here for a lifetime anymore?

    , @TWS
    @MG

    The border jumper visa.

  5. @PiltdownMan
    Apologies if this seems trite to a Californian like you, Steve but for some of us who don't live there, this is what that news clip evokes.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTDOLoDiOcg

    Replies: @El Dato, @Neoconned

    Who is old enough to have watched this in the evening on bulbous glass TV with wood finishing?

    ;_;

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    @El Dato


    Who is old enough to have watched this in the evening on bulbous glass TV with wood finishing?
     
    Nah, I was too engrossed in Chico and the Man* to (GET UP and) change stations. That was back when men were men, you were pretty sure the Charlies Angels were women, Hispanics were Chicanos, and TV's were furniture.

    * Immigrants were pretty cool back then. The lady in the video is not your father's immigrant. To think back to the day when the biggest threat we had from Mexico was from the Frito Bandito:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9P-JjbDD6U
  6. @exiled off mainstreet
    Once they block traffic in a pro-deep state demonstration they have gone over to the dark side as far as the driving public is concerned, and they have thereby outlawed themselves.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman

    Good point, as people hate traffic just as much as they hate the cntrl-left. I think the key thing here is that Ponch and John, errr, C*H*I*P*s, took the side of law and order. That’s probably their natural inclination anyway, if they are white men, but think about Charlottesville and the anarcho-tyranny that went on there.

    It’s great to see the cops siding with the law over the cntrl-left here, as it’s so rare. It brings me back to watching videos of CA Governor Ronald Reagan ordering tear-gassing of protesters in Berzerkely. I love the smell of tear-gas in the morning… smells like victory.

  7. @El Dato
    @PiltdownMan

    Who is old enough to have watched this in the evening on bulbous glass TV with wood finishing?

    ;_;

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman

    Who is old enough to have watched this in the evening on bulbous glass TV with wood finishing?

    Nah, I was too engrossed in Chico and the Man* to (GET UP and) change stations. That was back when men were men, you were pretty sure the Charlies Angels were women, Hispanics were Chicanos, and TV’s were furniture.

    * Immigrants were pretty cool back then. The lady in the video is not your father’s immigrant. To think back to the day when the biggest threat we had from Mexico was from the Frito Bandito:

    • LOL: BB753
  8. @unit472
    I like the narrator's 'POC leftist accent'.

    Replies: @the one they call Desanex, @The Last Real Calvinist

    Definitely a Mexican accent. Pronouncing “taser” with a soft s is a dead giveaway.

    • Replies: @Difference maker
    @the one they call Desanex

    It's a lot easier than that

  9. @unit472
    I like the narrator's 'POC leftist accent'.

    Replies: @the one they call Desanex, @The Last Real Calvinist

    Yes, and her commentary is really scintillating, e.g.:

    ‘Oh shit! This car just wants to, like, go right through!’

    She finally figures out her finger is over the lens at about the 7 minute mark.

    • Replies: @SteveRogers42
    @The Last Real Calvinist

    "They're not sending their best".

    Replies: @Eagle Eye

  10. At least the color commentary referenced aggression towards North Korea, a real issue and Trump (Bush & Obama) screw up.

  11. The sacred Civil Rights movement, spearheaded by the Sinless Martin Luther King Junior, set the precedent that as long as your protests are Left of center, you can disrupt any business or other normal activity for as long as you wish. That is at least as important as the Zeroth Amendment. It is one of those unalienable rights.

    Therefore, this police action is Nazi.

  12. I love the smell of tear-gas in the morning… smells like victory.

    “Please put a flower into the barrel of my gun before I open fire. ‘Kay, great, thanks…”

  13. It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    • Replies: @Reg Cæsar
    @AndrewR


    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.
     
    The Pamplona Gambit.
    , @Half Canadian
    @AndrewR

    The problem is that hitting these human roadblocks still damages your car.
    Pass a law that makes them liable? Then you're getting somewhere.

    , @RadicalCenter
    @AndrewR

    YES. Particularly given that once we allow our vehicle to be stopped, we are at the mercy of rocks, metal pipes, bats, whatever the thugs have at their disposal, being dragged out of the vehicle, etc.

    We live right in downtown LA, and I am never stopping my vehicle for a crowd of thugs blocking the road, especially if my wife and children are with me.

    , @Alfa158
    @AndrewR

    Legal definition:
    "False imprisonment occurs when a person is restricted in their personal movement within any area without justification or consent."
    The person blocking your car is committing a felony and the driver is justified in attempting to escape from the crime being committed against them. Technically speaking, the driver could leave their car in gear and slowly move forward pushing the felon out of the way without causing harm.
    In practice of course the felons will freak out and start pounding on your car, while the cops will get annoyed that you are taking action that creates bad optics and probably arrest you. The police prefer that victims and bystanders be as passive as possible so they aren't complicating things for them. Cops really hate complexity.

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

    , @AnotherDad
    @AndrewR


    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.
     
    Thanks Andrew. Exactly right. These people are not "non-violent", they are essentially kidnapping thousands of people for hours--or at least trying to. You are trying to physically imprison me ... i'm going to do what I can to stop you. (These folks have been lucky they generally haven't ended up with a half-Irish hothead like me in the front row. I'm basically a pretty whimpy guy, but if you get in my face and poke me, then I tend to blow my top. Not a great trait, but in this case it would be "protest ending".)


    BTW, there's a metaphor in there--I think--with the behavior of the woman--again, I'm guessing--driving the black SUV on the left. She's just a complete pussy and by being such a pussy is actually enabling these goons. Analogize to the white woman problem we have.

    Replies: @Expletive Deleted

    , @Wilkey
    @AndrewR

    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    It should be. The shitty part is that no small number of drivers are harmed and even killed when they hit deer and other animals and the animal comes flying through the window, colliding with the driver. Hitting a 180 pound human at freeway speeds will probably kill the human, but the driver is taking a big risk, too. We can change liability laws but not the laws of physics.

    Replies: @AnotherDad, @Anonymous

    , @TWS
    @AndrewR

    Yep. Make them liable for all damages and costs as well. If emergency vehicles are blocked or tied up make it a class A felony. We'll see how many of the idiots will keep up this low level guerrilla warfare.

    People will be happy to see them returned across the border with an air launched cannon if they keep this up.

  14. @PiltdownMan
    Apologies if this seems trite to a Californian like you, Steve but for some of us who don't live there, this is what that news clip evokes.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTDOLoDiOcg

    Replies: @El Dato, @Neoconned

    I call these ppl one issue liberals aka identity politics jerkoffs.

    Trump ironically is by traditional Republican standards a moderate. These ppl are just so far off in loony land that they think a union type northern Republican is “a fascist”….

    If they think it’s bad here try this in Australia or Japan….

  15. Willfully blocking highway traffic at 8AM is one of those problems that will just sort itself out, given enough traffic.

    Maybe the protesters could position themselves between the motorists and a Starbucks for maximum effect.

  16. Is anyone else struck by the bizarre nature of an anti-Trump protest that inconveniences the citizenry in Los Angeles? That is, a place where Trump has no more chance of winning an election than Bibi Netanyahu would have in Cairo?

    • Agree: Jim Don Bob, TWS
    • Replies: @RadicalCenter
    @CJ

    True, but Trump surely did much better among people who commute into LA for work, than people who don't work at all (many students, the long-term unemployed, the welfare clientele, all a big part of the Dem coalition), take mass transit because they can't afford a vehicle, take mass transit because their driver's license has been revoked/suspended, or who bike to work within LA.

    , @Hare Krishna
    @CJ

    They always mount their protests in places where the possibility of encountering a Trump voter is like the possibility of encountering Roy Moore voters at the Castro Street Halloween Parade (or like the possibility of encountering Moore at a senior citizens home)

    Some resistance. Why don't they try mounting a protest in the Inland Empire or Southern Orange County?

    , @Inquiring MInd
    @CJ

    No, no, no. You have to make it much more personal.

    How about "a place where Trump has no more chance of winning an election than Bibi Netanyahu would have in Broward County."

    Something tells me that Mr. Netanyahu would draw more votes in Cairo than in Florida's 23rd Congressional District.

  17. From the narrator’s accent I can tell she is a paperwork American.

  18. The latino woman who was filming and providing the outraged play-by-play will no doubt someday be sitting on the L.A. City Council,……………..maybe even in the State Assembly.

    To paraphrase Jack Reacher: Remember, California. You wanted this.

  19. Oh, please. In a real fascist regime, these people would be considered lucky if they were the *only* ones to end up disappearing without a trace within a few days.

    Things are going to get pretty ugly in this country when all the jobs that could possibly keep a person of 90 IQ busy are automated, have time to listen to whoever, and in all likelihood, will be angry enough to do so. The proles don’t spark the revolution, but they are the ones who can keep it going.

    • Replies: @TWS
    @nebulafox

    No kidding. Trump-Pence regime? If it was a regime the terrorists would have been cleared off the road with rubber bullets, fire trucks and paddywagons. If reality matched their rhetoric they'd be self deporting so fast there'd be a standing traffic jam from the border to Oregon.

    Replies: @nebulafox

  20. @AndrewR
    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Half Canadian, @RadicalCenter, @Alfa158, @AnotherDad, @Wilkey, @TWS

    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    The Pamplona Gambit.

  21. • Replies: @Mr. Anon
    @SteveRogers42

    "What happened to the American Dream? It came true!"

    Best line in the movie. There's a lot of truth in it.

  22. @The Last Real Calvinist
    @unit472

    Yes, and her commentary is really scintillating, e.g.:

    'Oh shit! This car just wants to, like, go right through!'

    She finally figures out her finger is over the lens at about the 7 minute mark.

    Replies: @SteveRogers42

    “They’re not sending their best”.

    • LOL: jtgw
    • Replies: @Eagle Eye
    @SteveRogers42


    “They’re not sending their best”
     
    What if Trump was wrong (or too polite/PC - does happen), and they are in fact sending their best?

    Replies: @SteveRogers42

  23. @MG
    On what visa did this negative IQ Third World woman get into America?

    Replies: @RadicalCenter, @TWS

    Good question, but who says one needs a visa to enter the country and stay here for a lifetime anymore?

  24. @AndrewR
    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Half Canadian, @RadicalCenter, @Alfa158, @AnotherDad, @Wilkey, @TWS

    The problem is that hitting these human roadblocks still damages your car.
    Pass a law that makes them liable? Then you’re getting somewhere.

  25. @AndrewR
    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Half Canadian, @RadicalCenter, @Alfa158, @AnotherDad, @Wilkey, @TWS

    YES. Particularly given that once we allow our vehicle to be stopped, we are at the mercy of rocks, metal pipes, bats, whatever the thugs have at their disposal, being dragged out of the vehicle, etc.

    We live right in downtown LA, and I am never stopping my vehicle for a crowd of thugs blocking the road, especially if my wife and children are with me.

  26. @CJ
    Is anyone else struck by the bizarre nature of an anti-Trump protest that inconveniences the citizenry in Los Angeles? That is, a place where Trump has no more chance of winning an election than Bibi Netanyahu would have in Cairo?

    Replies: @RadicalCenter, @Hare Krishna, @Inquiring MInd

    True, but Trump surely did much better among people who commute into LA for work, than people who don’t work at all (many students, the long-term unemployed, the welfare clientele, all a big part of the Dem coalition), take mass transit because they can’t afford a vehicle, take mass transit because their driver’s license has been revoked/suspended, or who bike to work within LA.

  27. Can we get the name of the officer responsible and make him police commissioner? Please? Oh, and can the narrator of this video be fast-tracked back to Chihuahua? If we can get that done I’ll add to the lists of things I’m thankful for tomorrow.

    • Replies: @Eagle Eye
    @Harry Baldwin


    can the narrator of this video be fast-tracked back to Chihuahua?
     
    I would have guessed Oaxaca.

    In either case, "her people" are definitely not the inventors of a wheel culture. This fact and the prevailing moon phase may explain her instinctive urge to interfere with wheeled vehicles driven by Yanquis.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Harry Baldwin

    , @Charles Erwin Wilson
    @Harry Baldwin


    Can we get the name of the officer responsible and make him police commissioner?
     
    I am thinking FBI director.
  28. @AndrewR
    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Half Canadian, @RadicalCenter, @Alfa158, @AnotherDad, @Wilkey, @TWS

    Legal definition:
    “False imprisonment occurs when a person is restricted in their personal movement within any area without justification or consent.”
    The person blocking your car is committing a felony and the driver is justified in attempting to escape from the crime being committed against them. Technically speaking, the driver could leave their car in gear and slowly move forward pushing the felon out of the way without causing harm.
    In practice of course the felons will freak out and start pounding on your car, while the cops will get annoyed that you are taking action that creates bad optics and probably arrest you. The police prefer that victims and bystanders be as passive as possible so they aren’t complicating things for them. Cops really hate complexity.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    @Alfa158

    Cops really hate complexity.

    That's a good lesson for everybody. When around cops, keep things simple.

  29. @CJ
    Is anyone else struck by the bizarre nature of an anti-Trump protest that inconveniences the citizenry in Los Angeles? That is, a place where Trump has no more chance of winning an election than Bibi Netanyahu would have in Cairo?

    Replies: @RadicalCenter, @Hare Krishna, @Inquiring MInd

    They always mount their protests in places where the possibility of encountering a Trump voter is like the possibility of encountering Roy Moore voters at the Castro Street Halloween Parade (or like the possibility of encountering Moore at a senior citizens home)

    Some resistance. Why don’t they try mounting a protest in the Inland Empire or Southern Orange County?

  30. @Harry Baldwin
    Can we get the name of the officer responsible and make him police commissioner? Please? Oh, and can the narrator of this video be fast-tracked back to Chihuahua? If we can get that done I'll add to the lists of things I'm thankful for tomorrow.

    Replies: @Eagle Eye, @Charles Erwin Wilson

    can the narrator of this video be fast-tracked back to Chihuahua?

    I would have guessed Oaxaca.

    In either case, “her people” are definitely not the inventors of a wheel culture. This fact and the prevailing moon phase may explain her instinctive urge to interfere with wheeled vehicles driven by Yanquis.

    • Replies: @Achmed E. Newman
    @Eagle Eye


    I would have guessed Oaxaca.
     
    I'd have reckoned Aoxomoxoa, but I'm not good at this.

    Speaking of Aoxomoxoa, and since this story is from California, how can one not insert something from the 1969 album:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AtVtx6H738


    ... instinctive urge to interfere with wheeled vehicles driven by Yanquis.

     
    Haaa!

    Replies: @willieskull68

    , @Harry Baldwin
    @Eagle Eye

    I admit it, Chihuahua is just the first funny-sounding Mexican place that came to mind.

    Replies: @Eagle Eye

  31. Hispanic accents aren’t very effective when making self-righteous and self-absorbed public pronouncements. I keep thinking that lady is going to segue into a taco sauce commercial.

    • Replies: @TWS
    @J1234

    They would sound a lot more sympathetic if they didn't sound like they didn't need no steenking badges.

    Replies: @Mr. Anon, @J1234

  32. @Alfa158
    @AndrewR

    Legal definition:
    "False imprisonment occurs when a person is restricted in their personal movement within any area without justification or consent."
    The person blocking your car is committing a felony and the driver is justified in attempting to escape from the crime being committed against them. Technically speaking, the driver could leave their car in gear and slowly move forward pushing the felon out of the way without causing harm.
    In practice of course the felons will freak out and start pounding on your car, while the cops will get annoyed that you are taking action that creates bad optics and probably arrest you. The police prefer that victims and bystanders be as passive as possible so they aren't complicating things for them. Cops really hate complexity.

    Replies: @Steve Sailer

    Cops really hate complexity.

    That’s a good lesson for everybody. When around cops, keep things simple.

  33. @Eagle Eye
    @Harry Baldwin


    can the narrator of this video be fast-tracked back to Chihuahua?
     
    I would have guessed Oaxaca.

    In either case, "her people" are definitely not the inventors of a wheel culture. This fact and the prevailing moon phase may explain her instinctive urge to interfere with wheeled vehicles driven by Yanquis.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Harry Baldwin

    I would have guessed Oaxaca.

    I’d have reckoned Aoxomoxoa, but I’m not good at this.

    Speaking of Aoxomoxoa, and since this story is from California, how can one not insert something from the 1969 album:


    … instinctive urge to interfere with wheeled vehicles driven by Yanquis.

    Haaa!

    • Replies: @willieskull68
    @Achmed E. Newman

    That must be the abbreviated version of St. Stephen; the one I remember (or don't) last till morning

  34. @CJ
    Is anyone else struck by the bizarre nature of an anti-Trump protest that inconveniences the citizenry in Los Angeles? That is, a place where Trump has no more chance of winning an election than Bibi Netanyahu would have in Cairo?

    Replies: @RadicalCenter, @Hare Krishna, @Inquiring MInd

    No, no, no. You have to make it much more personal.

    How about “a place where Trump has no more chance of winning an election than Bibi Netanyahu would have in Broward County.”

    Something tells me that Mr. Netanyahu would draw more votes in Cairo than in Florida’s 23rd Congressional District.

  35. @SteveRogers42
    @The Last Real Calvinist

    "They're not sending their best".

    Replies: @Eagle Eye

    “They’re not sending their best”

    What if Trump was wrong (or too polite/PC – does happen), and they are in fact sending their best?

    • Replies: @SteveRogers42
    @Eagle Eye

    Hmmmm....

    Now THAT is food for thought.

  36. @Harry Baldwin
    Can we get the name of the officer responsible and make him police commissioner? Please? Oh, and can the narrator of this video be fast-tracked back to Chihuahua? If we can get that done I'll add to the lists of things I'm thankful for tomorrow.

    Replies: @Eagle Eye, @Charles Erwin Wilson

    Can we get the name of the officer responsible and make him police commissioner?

    I am thinking FBI director.

  37. @AndrewR
    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Half Canadian, @RadicalCenter, @Alfa158, @AnotherDad, @Wilkey, @TWS

    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    Thanks Andrew. Exactly right. These people are not “non-violent”, they are essentially kidnapping thousands of people for hours–or at least trying to. You are trying to physically imprison me … i’m going to do what I can to stop you. (These folks have been lucky they generally haven’t ended up with a half-Irish hothead like me in the front row. I’m basically a pretty whimpy guy, but if you get in my face and poke me, then I tend to blow my top. Not a great trait, but in this case it would be “protest ending”.)

    BTW, there’s a metaphor in there–I think–with the behavior of the woman–again, I’m guessing–driving the black SUV on the left. She’s just a complete pussy and by being such a pussy is actually enabling these goons. Analogize to the white woman problem we have.

    • Replies: @Expletive Deleted
    @AnotherDad


    These people are not “non-violent”, they are essentially kidnapping thousands of people for hours–or at least trying to. You are trying to physically imprison me … i’m going to do what I can to stop you.
     
    known as "kettling" over in Old London Town, it's the preferred ordeal inflicted on anti-Iraq-War protesters, trade unionists and what have you by the police. So what if a few CND-type old ladies die because they are too embarrassed to pee in front of a mob of strangers, or somebody runs out of insulin?
    Eggs, omelettes, comrade. Always remember the Great Omelette ..
  38. @AndrewR
    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Half Canadian, @RadicalCenter, @Alfa158, @AnotherDad, @Wilkey, @TWS

    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    It should be. The shitty part is that no small number of drivers are harmed and even killed when they hit deer and other animals and the animal comes flying through the window, colliding with the driver. Hitting a 180 pound human at freeway speeds will probably kill the human, but the driver is taking a big risk, too. We can change liability laws but not the laws of physics.

    • Replies: @AnotherDad
    @Wilkey


    Hitting a 180 pound human at freeway speeds will probably kill the human, but the driver is taking a big risk, too. We can change liability laws but not the laws of physics.
     
    Yes, but hitting the "protester"--i.e. attempted kidnapper--at highway speeds in not required.

    One can just ease your car into them slowly giving them plenty of time to think better of their protest and get the heck out of the way. Deciding to stay and take a trip under your vehicle becomes their choice. They've then had the choice to a) not decide to attempt this protest by kidnapping in the first place and b) abandon it when you take measures to escape their kidnapping. Their failure to do either is what injures/kills them.
    , @Anonymous
    @Wilkey


    It should be. The shitty part is that no small number of drivers are harmed and even killed when they hit deer and other animals and the animal comes flying through the window, colliding with the driver. Hitting a 180 pound human at freeway speeds will probably kill the human, but the driver is taking a big risk, too. We can change liability laws but not the laws of physics.
     
    Volvos are the only cars that features steel surrounding the passenger cabin that is infused with boron, effectively creating an almost impenetrable "roll cage" for the passengers, making it the safest car for hitting illegal immigrant protestors at freeway speeds that you can buy.

    The considerable discount offered by most car insurance companies, that recognizes Volvo's consistently high safety statistics, significantly offsets the long-term costs of ownership, while the confidence that you can safely clear a path on the freeway at will is priceless:

    https://youtu.be/fDPH8Q-uKLo
  39. @Eagle Eye
    @Harry Baldwin


    can the narrator of this video be fast-tracked back to Chihuahua?
     
    I would have guessed Oaxaca.

    In either case, "her people" are definitely not the inventors of a wheel culture. This fact and the prevailing moon phase may explain her instinctive urge to interfere with wheeled vehicles driven by Yanquis.

    Replies: @Achmed E. Newman, @Harry Baldwin

    I admit it, Chihuahua is just the first funny-sounding Mexican place that came to mind.

    • Replies: @Eagle Eye
    @Harry Baldwin


    I admit it, Chihuahua is just the first funny-sounding Mexican place that came to mind.
     
    You haven't tried saying, REALLY saying, "OAXXXXXXXXXXAAAACA"
  40. @the one they call Desanex
    @unit472

    Definitely a Mexican accent. Pronouncing “taser” with a soft s is a dead giveaway.

    Replies: @Difference maker

    It’s a lot easier than that

  41. Well that just seems UNFAIR. When conservatives go to the “Middle of the Road” they just lose elections or are shot by people who they “outreach” to. This has to be some kind of mistake. Either due to a lack of funding for “education” or the complete misunderstanding of metaphors by people who are “functionally literate”.

  42. @Wilkey
    @AndrewR

    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    It should be. The shitty part is that no small number of drivers are harmed and even killed when they hit deer and other animals and the animal comes flying through the window, colliding with the driver. Hitting a 180 pound human at freeway speeds will probably kill the human, but the driver is taking a big risk, too. We can change liability laws but not the laws of physics.

    Replies: @AnotherDad, @Anonymous

    Hitting a 180 pound human at freeway speeds will probably kill the human, but the driver is taking a big risk, too. We can change liability laws but not the laws of physics.

    Yes, but hitting the “protester”–i.e. attempted kidnapper–at highway speeds in not required.

    One can just ease your car into them slowly giving them plenty of time to think better of their protest and get the heck out of the way. Deciding to stay and take a trip under your vehicle becomes their choice. They’ve then had the choice to a) not decide to attempt this protest by kidnapping in the first place and b) abandon it when you take measures to escape their kidnapping. Their failure to do either is what injures/kills them.

  43. @Achmed E. Newman
    @Eagle Eye


    I would have guessed Oaxaca.
     
    I'd have reckoned Aoxomoxoa, but I'm not good at this.

    Speaking of Aoxomoxoa, and since this story is from California, how can one not insert something from the 1969 album:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AtVtx6H738


    ... instinctive urge to interfere with wheeled vehicles driven by Yanquis.

     
    Haaa!

    Replies: @willieskull68

    That must be the abbreviated version of St. Stephen; the one I remember (or don’t) last till morning

  44. @Harry Baldwin
    @Eagle Eye

    I admit it, Chihuahua is just the first funny-sounding Mexican place that came to mind.

    Replies: @Eagle Eye

    I admit it, Chihuahua is just the first funny-sounding Mexican place that came to mind.

    You haven’t tried saying, REALLY saying, “OAXXXXXXXXXXAAAACA”

  45. @MG
    On what visa did this negative IQ Third World woman get into America?

    Replies: @RadicalCenter, @TWS

    The border jumper visa.

  46. @AndrewR
    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    Replies: @Reg Cæsar, @Half Canadian, @RadicalCenter, @Alfa158, @AnotherDad, @Wilkey, @TWS

    Yep. Make them liable for all damages and costs as well. If emergency vehicles are blocked or tied up make it a class A felony. We’ll see how many of the idiots will keep up this low level guerrilla warfare.

    People will be happy to see them returned across the border with an air launched cannon if they keep this up.

  47. @nebulafox
    Oh, please. In a real fascist regime, these people would be considered lucky if they were the *only* ones to end up disappearing without a trace within a few days.

    Things are going to get pretty ugly in this country when all the jobs that could possibly keep a person of 90 IQ busy are automated, have time to listen to whoever, and in all likelihood, will be angry enough to do so. The proles don't spark the revolution, but they are the ones who can keep it going.

    Replies: @TWS

    No kidding. Trump-Pence regime? If it was a regime the terrorists would have been cleared off the road with rubber bullets, fire trucks and paddywagons. If reality matched their rhetoric they’d be self deporting so fast there’d be a standing traffic jam from the border to Oregon.

    • Replies: @nebulafox
    @TWS

    One reason among several hundred, ranging from background to personality to political interests, that the Trump/Hitler comparison fails: to put it very, *very* mildly, Hitler would have people blocking the highways in protest dead or in camps wishing they were dead faster than you can sing "We Shall Overcome". Trump is busy fantasizing that he never ran for President and was back on the Howard Stern show.

  48. @J1234
    Hispanic accents aren't very effective when making self-righteous and self-absorbed public pronouncements. I keep thinking that lady is going to segue into a taco sauce commercial.

    Replies: @TWS

    They would sound a lot more sympathetic if they didn’t sound like they didn’t need no steenking badges.

    • Replies: @Mr. Anon
    @TWS


    They would sound a lot more sympathetic if they didn’t sound like they didn’t need no steenking badges.
     
    The narrator of that video sounded like a character out of Idiocracy.
    , @J1234
    @TWS

    LOL!

  49. @Eagle Eye
    @SteveRogers42


    “They’re not sending their best”
     
    What if Trump was wrong (or too polite/PC - does happen), and they are in fact sending their best?

    Replies: @SteveRogers42

    Hmmmm….

    Now THAT is food for thought.

  50. Anonymous [AKA "Veve"] says:
    @Wilkey
    @AndrewR

    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.

    It should be. The shitty part is that no small number of drivers are harmed and even killed when they hit deer and other animals and the animal comes flying through the window, colliding with the driver. Hitting a 180 pound human at freeway speeds will probably kill the human, but the driver is taking a big risk, too. We can change liability laws but not the laws of physics.

    Replies: @AnotherDad, @Anonymous

    It should be. The shitty part is that no small number of drivers are harmed and even killed when they hit deer and other animals and the animal comes flying through the window, colliding with the driver. Hitting a 180 pound human at freeway speeds will probably kill the human, but the driver is taking a big risk, too. We can change liability laws but not the laws of physics.

    Volvos are the only cars that features steel surrounding the passenger cabin that is infused with boron, effectively creating an almost impenetrable “roll cage” for the passengers, making it the safest car for hitting illegal immigrant protestors at freeway speeds that you can buy.

    The considerable discount offered by most car insurance companies, that recognizes Volvo’s consistently high safety statistics, significantly offsets the long-term costs of ownership, while the confidence that you can safely clear a path on the freeway at will is priceless:

  51. @AnotherDad
    @AndrewR


    It should be legal to run over anyone deliberately and illegally blocking a public road.
     
    Thanks Andrew. Exactly right. These people are not "non-violent", they are essentially kidnapping thousands of people for hours--or at least trying to. You are trying to physically imprison me ... i'm going to do what I can to stop you. (These folks have been lucky they generally haven't ended up with a half-Irish hothead like me in the front row. I'm basically a pretty whimpy guy, but if you get in my face and poke me, then I tend to blow my top. Not a great trait, but in this case it would be "protest ending".)


    BTW, there's a metaphor in there--I think--with the behavior of the woman--again, I'm guessing--driving the black SUV on the left. She's just a complete pussy and by being such a pussy is actually enabling these goons. Analogize to the white woman problem we have.

    Replies: @Expletive Deleted

    These people are not “non-violent”, they are essentially kidnapping thousands of people for hours–or at least trying to. You are trying to physically imprison me … i’m going to do what I can to stop you.

    known as “kettling” over in Old London Town, it’s the preferred ordeal inflicted on anti-Iraq-War protesters, trade unionists and what have you by the police. So what if a few CND-type old ladies die because they are too embarrassed to pee in front of a mob of strangers, or somebody runs out of insulin?
    Eggs, omelettes, comrade. Always remember the Great Omelette ..

  52. @SteveRogers42
    Almost Comedian time!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=ShTVpGuzk1M

    Replies: @Mr. Anon

    “What happened to the American Dream? It came true!”

    Best line in the movie. There’s a lot of truth in it.

  53. @TWS
    @J1234

    They would sound a lot more sympathetic if they didn't sound like they didn't need no steenking badges.

    Replies: @Mr. Anon, @J1234

    They would sound a lot more sympathetic if they didn’t sound like they didn’t need no steenking badges.

    The narrator of that video sounded like a character out of Idiocracy.

    • Agree: TWS
  54. @TWS
    @J1234

    They would sound a lot more sympathetic if they didn't sound like they didn't need no steenking badges.

    Replies: @Mr. Anon, @J1234

    LOL!

  55. @TWS
    @nebulafox

    No kidding. Trump-Pence regime? If it was a regime the terrorists would have been cleared off the road with rubber bullets, fire trucks and paddywagons. If reality matched their rhetoric they'd be self deporting so fast there'd be a standing traffic jam from the border to Oregon.

    Replies: @nebulafox

    One reason among several hundred, ranging from background to personality to political interests, that the Trump/Hitler comparison fails: to put it very, *very* mildly, Hitler would have people blocking the highways in protest dead or in camps wishing they were dead faster than you can sing “We Shall Overcome”. Trump is busy fantasizing that he never ran for President and was back on the Howard Stern show.

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