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    Was reading an older issue of Smithsonian Air &...

    Was reading an older issue of Smithsonian Air & Space magazine, with a story on how the Soviets lost the race to put a man on the moon. One of the Russians who was in the program back then noted that...
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    Heard fleetingly on one of the Conservative radio...

    Heard fleetingly on one of the Conservative radio shows that there IS a Conservative-friendly social media platform out there...but I don't remember what it was called. Started up recently.
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    What about the United Negro College Fund... ...

    What about the United Negro College Fund...

    That line came from a Sunday comic strip, in which one of the white characters is trying to "teach" his mother what NOT to say about "blacks"...
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    Both Larry Elder and Chris Krok (that I heard)...

    Both Larry Elder and Chris Krok (that I heard) called it best--the folks who are looting ARE NOT PROTESTING ! THEY ARE LOOTING! There IS a difference.

    The cops COULD shoot the looters, but then...
  5. I saw a photo yesterday (forgot if it was online...

    I saw a photo yesterday (forgot if it was online or in the Dallas Morning News I bought to get the story on the deceased former Vietnam War POW/Congressman Sam Johnson), but Chinese President Wei was...
  6. Technology in the classroom is supposed to...

    Technology in the classroom is supposed to revolutionize education...
    NO more textbooks! Everyone will be "issued" a laptop computer, pre-loaded with ALL of the textbooks needed for that school...
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    Think that case was in Ohio a couple of years ago...

    Think that case was in Ohio a couple of years ago or more, Fun part was that the shooting was caught on video...but at something like 100 yards away.
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    'Black Grievance Industry'. Heard it used SEVERAL...

    'Black Grievance Industry'. Heard it used SEVERAL times over the years on Conservative radio. Describes the typical backlash from "leaders" in the black community who throw down on EVERY instance in...
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    HOW can data like that be "thrown out"" The law...

    HOW can data like that be "thrown out"" The law requires (oh dear, I can hear the can opener now...) that PDs and other law enforcement agencies keep statistics on ALL incidents in which one of their...
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    I was listening to Gorka's show last night when...

    I was listening to Gorka's show last night when Gaetz was on. Hell yes...
  11. Sticky: William Byron Kyle Busch Chase Elliott ...

    William Byron
    Kyle Busch
    Chase Elliott

    Harvick

    Saw a story this week on how some Cup racer (forgot who) won the Truck race, beating Kyle Busch across the line, and remembered a little news...
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    FIRE them first, THEN charge them with...

    FIRE them first, THEN charge them with murder...although some people believe the cops could sue the city for firing them without first having a disciplinary hearing to determine if their actions...
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    We're granted life , liberty, and the pursuit of...

    We're granted life , liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. WE don't get to BE happy, but we are guaranteed to pursue happiness?
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    The problem with God-given rights to some people...

    The problem with God-given rights to some people is that, if those people are atheists, then there is no "God" to 'give' those rights.
    Then there's the "interpretation" of those rights. There was a...
  15. Harvick Truex Jr. Kurt Busch Kyle Busch ...

    Harvick
    Truex Jr.
    Kurt Busch

    Kyle Busch


    Read one of the stories on the other race this morning, and they noted that one of the penalized crews would be losing its crew chief, car chief, and...
  16. Kyle Busch Harvick Alex Bowman Bowyer

    Kyle Busch
    Harvick
    Alex Bowman

    Bowyer
  17. Re: Helmeted drivers after a race... Reminds me...

    Re: Helmeted drivers after a race...
    Reminds me of the episode of the OLD 'Top Gear' on BBC America, when The Stig took off his helmet to reveal "he" was...F1 champion Michael Schumacher!?!?.
    ...
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    Wait a minute--I guess the stores in Virginia...

    Wait a minute--I guess the stores in Virginia don't have the same rules as in Texas. Some places REQUIRE customers to wear a mask while inside any business (Dallas County, for one), so if I somehow...
  19. I haven't either. DID read he finished his...

    I haven't either. DID read he finished his diversity indoc.

    Just thunk--he's still have a ride in Cup if he had only uttered the phrase "Mother------" instead of the N-word...:)
  20. Denny Hamlin Joey Logano William Byron Kevin...

    Denny Hamlin
    Joey Logano
    William Byron

    Kevin Harvick

    SHOULD be interesting, with these racers having NOT SPENT any significant amount of time in a race car since...MARCH? IRacing is...
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    The linked story has this line: Hey now,...

    The linked story has this line:



    Hey now, but wouldn't firing him be a violation of his rights to free speech?? Just wondering...

    Could the case make it to the Supreme Court?
  22. Some schools don't do sports. The local TAMUCT...

    Some schools don't do sports. The local TAMUCT and CTC don't (CTC did do a NJCAA tennis team back in the early '70s. After winning three championships in four years, it quit the program). UT...
  23. Saw another, slightly newer update of that story...

    Saw another, slightly newer update of that story that says that Chicagoland is NOT being torn down--they're just cutting off a piece of the track grounds to build houses.

    Makes some sense. I...
  24. Florida Tech CANCELS its coming football season, due to the coronavirus.

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/ncaafb/florida-tech-eliminates-football-because-of-coronavirus-pandemic/ar-BB13Vnpl?li=BBnb7Kz
  25. I ain't watching any "Cornhole championships". I...

    I ain't watching any "Cornhole championships". I looked up the work on the internet, and it has at least two meanings...
    One of them is OK for family viewing. The other...no.
  26. Heard that true Scotsmen don't wear anything...

    Heard that true Scotsmen don't wear anything under the kilt...

    Reminded of the song 'The Scotsman' from the old Dr. Demento radio show...

    SPOILER ALERT: The last line of the song is, "Lad, I...
  27. Don't most NASCAR pit crew members now wear...

    Don't most NASCAR pit crew members now wear full-face helmets, or is it just the gas can members?

    ANd how does one maintain social distancing during a pit stop, particul;arly if the crew is fixing...
  28. Trucks are supposed to race at TMS the first...

    Trucks are supposed to race at TMS the first weekend in June, along with IndyCar the same weekend. No word yet if that date stays intact.
  29. Former Cup champion Matt Kenseth to take Kyle Larson's seat in the #42.

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/motorsports/chip-ganassi-racing-taps-kenseth-to-drive-no-42-chevrolet/ar-BB13h9M8
  30. Saw an online story this morning, on a dirt track...

    Saw an online story this morning, on a dirt track in South Dakota..that decided IT'S TIME NOW to return to racing.
    Half packed stands would be 900, but with social distancing, it's going to be 700...
  31. I was at Texas World Speedway in 2014, for a...

    I was at Texas World Speedway in 2014, for a Houston-based Mustang club run. The story back then was that the track was going to close THAT year, so the Mustangers did a 'Last Blast' event. Invited...
  32. TMS President Eddie Gossage said in an interview...

    TMS President Eddie Gossage said in an interview a week or so ago that he was NOT INTERESTED in holding races there with no one in the stands. I figure he's not going to make any money doing that (a...
  33. Saw one story online that quoted Ganassi as...

    Saw one story online that quoted Ganassi as telling Larson that he could "return to Ganassi Racing" at some point in the future...
    Just not anytime soon.
  34. Separate company. Speedway Motorsports is Bruton...

    Separate company. Speedway Motorsports is Bruton Smith's racetrack company.
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    Ironically, Larson was once heralded as a...

    Ironically, Larson was once heralded as a "minority race driver"--based on one or two of his grandparents being full Japanese...
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    From the internet today, I thought I saw a...

    From the internet today, I thought I saw a headl;ine that said that Bern has officially endorsed Slow Joe 'Biden' his time'...
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    This just in: Bernie is officially OUT!!

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/elections-2020/bernie-sanders-drops-out-of-presidential-race/ar-BB12kFt1?li=BBnb7Kz
  38. SAY WHAT?!? Bubba Wallace LOSES one of his sponsors...for quitting a VIRTUAL NASCAR r

    Here's the link:

    https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/motorsports/bubba-wallace-loses-real-sponsor-from-quitting-virtual-race/ar-BB12ehxp?li=BBnbfcL

    And here's the story for those who don't do...
  39. Wondering if anyone at TMS is actually working, I...

    Wondering if anyone at TMS is actually working, I was "up there" a few weeks or so ago, and the ticket office was shut down due to the Coronavirus...
  40. If a track like Texas hosts two races, one of...

    If a track like Texas hosts two races, one of them a Chase race, then does the first one count towards the Chase points before the Chase?
  41. NASCAR used to run races DURING the week back in...

    NASCAR used to run races DURING the week back in the "darksider" days, before Winston showed up with money for the Cup. Granted, most of them were at little 1/2-mile and shorter tracks in the middle...
  42. Was looking at a NASCAR schedule yesterday. There...

    Was looking at a NASCAR schedule yesterday. There are only TWO free weekends within its schedule--the last weekend of July and the first weekend of August...and they've cancelled at least seven...
  43. Thread: Super Tuesday

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    NOT UNLESS Obama endorses him FIRST...otherwise,...

    NOT UNLESS Obama endorses him FIRST...otherwise, Joe won't do it.
  44. Thread: Super Tuesday

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    And Joe has promised to name a black woman to the...

    And Joe has promised to name a black woman to the Supreme Court.
    Geeez...every black female judge in America is now working on their resumes...

    As Larry Elder (black Conservativer) noted on his...
  45. Because some folks seem to believe that the...

    Because some folks seem to believe that the coronavirus ISN'T THAT BAD!! They think it'll "blow over" in a week or two, that some people WILL die but that's not worth shutting down EVERYTHING in a...
  46. They won't, without doubleheaders (TWO TRUCK...

    They won't, without doubleheaders (TWO TRUCK RACES ON THE SAME DAY! XFINITY AND CUP RACES ON BOTH SATURDAY AND SUNDAY! ONE DAY NASCAR WEEKENDS!) or running races during the week (The All-Star race...
  47. Thread: Super Tuesday

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    Back to politics: Greg Gutfeld recently...

    Back to politics:
    Greg Gutfeld recently observed, on his Fox News show, that the final two Democratic candidates are..the "two old guys from 'The Muppet Show'!?!
  48. Oh, I JUST checked the Goodguys website--it...

    Oh, I JUST checked the Goodguys website--it appears that the City of Fort Worth ASKED them to cancel the show this weekend, so they cancelled the last two days (today and Sunday).

    IndyCar was...
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    Was listening to the John Clay Wolf radio show on...

    Was listening to the John Clay Wolf radio show on KLBJ 93FM this morning. The John Clay Wolf show is syndicated out of Dallas, and the focus of the show is that Wolf is buying used cars for his...
  50. NASCAR might lose a LOT of fans if they "blow...

    NASCAR might lose a LOT of fans if they "blow off" THREE consecutive race weekends...
    Don't know if there's enough "free" weekends left in the year to make the dates up...why, NASCAR might HAVE to...
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