Innovations In LeMons Penalties: McCain's Uphill Slog, Obama's Change…

We thought of a bunch of new penalties for the 24 Hours Of LeMons Texas » 10/23/08 10:00am 10/23/08 10:00am, and the zero-tolerance attitude of the black-flag crew meant that we every one of them. Because we're in election season, it seemed like our patriotic duty to provide punishments based on the presidential candidates. Hey, we even included…

Brian Williams Launches Into Bizarre Racing Tangent After Obama's Speech

After Obama's victory speech last night you'd expect the pundits to discuss meaning, rhetoric and intent. Instead, NBC's Brian Williams launched into a discussion of short track racing in rural Montana. Ignore, if you can, that Brian Williams is apparently an aficionado of a form of racing that makes NASCAR look like… » 6/04/08 1:20pm 6/04/08 1:20pm

NY Times Calls Hillary-Endorsing Sarah Fisher IRL's "Top Woman"

In a long article about the Indiana Democratic Primary, there's a picture of Hillary Clinton getting the endorsement of IRL racer and team-owner Sarah Fisher, with the caption "Hillary Rodham Clinton paid an election-day visit to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday to appear with race car driver Sarah Fisher, a… » 5/06/08 4:40pm 5/06/08 4:40pm

Proposed Gas Tax Holiday Panned As Gimmick; Also, Water Is Wet

Floating around the policy wonk-o-sphere and on the front page of most of the news dailies today is this idea of a temporary holiday on Federal gas taxes for the summer driving season. Presidential candidates Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-copycat) have hopped on the "good idea" bandwagon, while… » 4/30/08 4:00pm 4/30/08 4:00pm

Clinton, Sununu Demand Backup Cameras For All

According to the NHTSA, "back-over" incidents kill 183 Americans every year, more than vending machines and schnauzers combined. The unlikely senatorial duo of John E. Sununu (not to be confused with John H. Sununu) and Hillary Clinton are introducing the Cameron Gulbransen Kids and Cars Safety Act, which would… » 2/27/07 1:14pm 2/27/07 1:14pm

Screw You, Hillary, We Don't Back Your Double Nickels

Listen, we spend enough time doing 55 or less on the Dime as it is (I-10 is not the most uncongested freeway in Los Angeles), and the last thing we need is for Hillary Rodham Clinton to undo the work her husband signed into law a decade ago allowing the states to set their own speed limits and freeing us from the… » 5/24/06 5:00pm 5/24/06 5:00pm