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All Hot and Bothered

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 1:30 p.m. Times change, but the Constitution changes with them. That’s the way the Founders intended it. To some extent, we all wish things were the way they used to be. Two nights … Continue reading

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In and Out, Up and Down, Left and Right …

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, June 29, 2015, 10:29 a.m. A few observations from Kyle Busch’s victory in Sunday’s Toyota/SaveMart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, the road course in California’s Wine Country: The chief question raised by the weekend is whether or … Continue reading

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The Talented Mister Busch (Well, the Elder One, That Is)

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 21, 2015, 9:53 a.m. The long arm of the law has hung over Kurt Busch ever since the NASCAR weekend at Dover International Speedway that culminated in the AAA 400 on Sept. 28. The older … Continue reading

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Fame and Fortune and Fate

Clinton, South Carolina, Friday, February 20, 2015, 11:38 a.m. I’m digesting the results of Thursday night’s Budweiser Duel(s). And breakfast. The link sausage I bought at Sam’s Club is tasty. I’m delighted David Ragan made the Daytona 500. His was … Continue reading

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I Can But Sigh

Clinton, South Carolina, Monday, February 16, 2015, 10:20 a.m. NASCAR snuck up on me. I was busy enough that I sort of watched the weekend’s activities fresh. I went out to watch Presbyterian College’s opening baseball game – the Blue … Continue reading

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Lewis Carroll, the Father of NASCAR

Clinton, South Carolina, Sunday, February 15, 2015, 2:18 p.m. Bizarro World is back. Famous people did not say the following: Just when they thought it was safe enough to go back [near] the water … I belong to no organized … Continue reading

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But First the Puck Will Drop

Clinton, South Carolina, Saturday, February 14, 2015, 9:48 a.m. If not for the hectic nature of the day, I’d be stoked, or one of those other tragically hip clichés that are now acceptable to indicate an inordinate level of preliminary … Continue reading

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You’d Think That People Would’ve Had Enough of Silly Love Songs

Clinton, South Carolina, Thursday, February 12, 2015, 9:45 a.m. No one has asked me who will win the Sprint Cup championship? Perhaps they already know my opinion, it having been made to the point of tedium in this space. I’d … Continue reading

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The Road Does Not Go On Forever, and the Party Sometimes Ends

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 9:02 a.m. I feel fortunate this morning. For some unusual reason, I awakened a little after six. I was going to try to go back to sleep, and I don’t know why I … Continue reading

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The Winds of Daytona Beach Beckon

Clinton, South Carolina, Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 10:16 a.m. For the second day in a row, I was up unusually early this morning. About seven. Where once I routinely rose at six or six-thirty, now it’s more often eight-thirty or … Continue reading

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