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Scott Bell calls the action during a Zucchini 500 race.

The inspiration for this piece came while checking out at the Creswell Bi-Mart last week. There was an older man without a facemask on, bellowing his displeasure at Gov. Kate Brown’s requiring citizens to wear facemasks in hard-hit Oregon counties. He said the “The whole thing is (expletive deleted) and unconstitutional,” to anyone who cared to listen. My first impulse was wanting to retrieve the copy of the Constitution and Declaration of Independence I carry . . .