"Having been thru all of the trucker shutdowns of the past nearly fifty years this one falling on its face came as no surprise."
The Ride for the Constitution fiasco of last weekend brings to mind the quote often associated with war reporting: "The first casualty when war comes is truth." That’s California Sen. Hiram W. Johnson, addressing the ...
The Ride for the Constitution protest — part of a supposed nationwide trucking strike— was deemed a bust, having little effect on traffic or attention garnering from those on Capitol Hill, reports say.
As the Ride for the Constitution effort got rolling October 11, reports of some participation in its plan to clog the beltway began trickling out.
Reader reactions for and against the Ride for the Constitution, slated to run Oct. 11-13. Our poll on participation in the action continues to show support falling but still at significant levels.
Support for the Ride for the Constitution trucking shutdown has been waning due to the lack of credibility of its organizers and an overall lack of direction and organization.
Detail/background on the trucking-related grievances in the Ride for the Constitution manifesto and further reporting on logistical elements of the effort.
"Let's make sure that the public knows there are members of the trucking industry that are informed and are a part of the political process and are not anarchist thugs."
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