The Buzz

A $10 million bump for the Concord-area economy for a little noise at Bruton's “Bellagio of drag strips”? Folks, that's too good a deal to pass up.

Charles Gibson from ABC News has spent more time interviewing and asking questions of Sarah Palin than John McCain did before he chose her. Frightening.

If Palin gets the job, she must be able to take on the likes of Putin and bin Laden. And you people complain that Charlie Gibson was being rough on her!

Headline: Merrill Lynch sold to Bank of America / Charlotte grabs the bull by the horns.

The Republician admistration must be make up of rocket scientists, because everything – gas, food, etc. – has shot into orbit.

Forget drilling off-shore. Drill in Raleigh, Greensboro and Winston-Salem, where gas has been 10 to 20 cents cheaper than here for weeks.

As I passed gas stations charging $4.29 a gallon, I couldn't help thinking that if we'd started offshore dril-ling 10 years ago, the price today would be only $4.27 a gallon.

Strangest thing happened to me today. I heard two guys talking trash about North Carolina and Duke. The strange part is they were talking football.

Judging from his record, the only thing Obama would change is his mind – if he could decide whether to vote “yes” or “no” instead of “present.”