'Truckers Ride for the Constitution' plan DC protest (Update: A hoax)

If you've ever lived in Washington, D.C. you know that morning traffic on the Beltway can be a pain in the neck. On October 11, it's going to get a lot worse. A lot worse: Earl Conlon, a Georgia trucker who is handling logistics for the protest, told U.S. News tractor-trailer drivers will circle the beltway "three lanes deep" as he rides with other participants to Congress to seek the arrest of congressmen for allegedly disregarding the Constitution. The truckers circling I-495 will keep the left lane open for emergency vehicles, Conlon said, but "everybody that doesn't have a supporter sticker on their window, good luck: Nobody in, nobody out." The trucks will be going the 55 mile-per-hour speed limit. D.C. commuters who wish to be allowed past the convoy must have "T2SDA" - an acronym for the event's original name, "Truckers to Shut Down America" - written on their vehicle, he said.   "It's going to be real fun for anyone who is not a supporter," Conlon said,...(Read Full Post)