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Mitt Romney (Really) Doesn’t Have That Much Money

Romney’s “2 Cadillacs” and “my friends own NASCAR teams” stories might seem like old news now, but if he gets the GOP’s nod, you can bet that stories about his wealth will begin to circulate again in preparation for this fall’s election.  Since 80% of Conservatives seem to think he’s going to win the nomination (and he has the largest ...

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Mrs. Class Warfare Booed at Nascar Finale

NASCAR racing may be the most patriotic sport in America. The U.S. flag being towed around Homestead raceway before the start of the Ford 400 this past weekend is but proof (image left). NASCAR also has a longstanding tradition of including prayers before each and every race, and is the only American sport to continue to do so in recognizing ...

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Tony Stewart, Who Declined Obama's Invitation, Is NASCAR Champion

Just so you know, for those of you who don’t watch NASCAR racing, the season championship was decided today at the Miami-Homestead Speedway. In this CDN article by Benjamin Wallace, he says that President Obama invited eleven NASCAR drivers to the White House. The offer was declined by five of the eleven: Carl Edwards (car #99), Kurt Busch (22), Tony ...

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NASCAR Crowd Boos Michelle Obama

Why the Obama campaign thought this was a good idea, I have no idea! Don’t they realize they are (in Obama’s very own words) in “enemy” territory? And… wouldn’t ya know it– the AP is reporting a completely different story! It seems they “interpreted” the crowd as giving her a hearty reception, even going so far as to give her a standing ...

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Left Turns, Fireballs and GOP Debates

Why do people watch races? Of course it’s to see their favorite driver take the checkered flag, but also.. the crashes. Is that also why we watch political debates? In the early debates, we might have been watching traded-barb after traded barb to mentally score the good answers and the bad. Race fans watch the constant stream of left turns, on ...

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Black Flagged

It’s not every day that politics and NASCAR collide to grab the attention of  the nation. Obama invited eleven NASCAR drivers to the White House and was declined by five of the eleven. Carl Edwards, Kurt Busch, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick and Greg Biffle decided their previous engagements are more important than meeting with Obama. The reaction to the decision ...

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