Breaker 1-9, freedom is under assault in 59501
The 1977 movie "Smokey and the Bandit" is truly an American classic. The plot was simple enough.
A couple of Georgia politicians needed 400 cases of their favorite beer for a shindig, the catch being that Coors was only available west of the Mississippi at the time. The politicians, known as the Enos brothers, offered to pay a hefty price if the beer could be fetched from Texarkana, Texas, and delivered to Atlanta, Ga., within 28 hours.
A glorious, gas-guzzling Pontiac Trans Am V-8 ran interference and distract...