Baseball purists continue to argue that the designated hitter rule sullies the integrity of the sport by adding a tenth man to a nine man game. But it remains the most significant difference between American League and National League play. During the World Series, the designated hitter rule only applies to games played in an American League stadium [source: Dodd].
For the many thousands of dollars it would cost us, we would want to recapture that from the consumer. And when you add many thousands of dollars, and then you look at a gas station where diesel is 40 to 50 cents more expensive than gasoline, it starts to say that the economics may not quite work. The timing is fairly similar to the 9 4X timing, but we decided as a company to let a little word of the 9 4X get out and keep the 9 5 a little bit closer.
That isn’t a hypothetical question, but one I remember clearly asking myself. I was teaching American History for the first time in one of our nation’s many embarrassingly homogeneous schools. I could not, with a straight face, teach my students that segregation had ended.
NOT. QUIT. Asking me for more candy. Homer, without asking Marge, invites Mr. Burns over for a picture op dinner. Marge complains that Homer isn letting her express herself, and he tells her she can the lovely home she keeps. The show concludes with a breathtaking encore performance of “Man in the Mirror.” As Spike Lee (who ended up using the performance to conclude his Bad25 documentary) says, “If you look at that performance, he’s somewhere else. That’s one of the great performances ever. You see the way Michael’s singing that song he’s not of this world.
Huge cabin, edge of the woods, with a big open field next to it and beautiful mountains beyond. I pull up in the driveway, and it’s nothing but lifted diesels and Harley’s. Everyone’s partying outside the house, on the patio and in the field. Cut to a morning scene and we could see the same man on his trisikad riding home. Several filthy kids in grimy, torn clothes came running after his trisikad. He stopped and the kids jumped into his huge pail, grabbing pieces of the left overs and happily eating to their hearts’ content..
Seehofer is the leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU), a hard right Bavarian party that has long been a crucial coalition partner for Merkel’s center right Christian Democratic Union (CDU). In defiance of the German chancellor, Seehofer is seeking to impose new border controlson the country a move that could cause her coalition government to collapse. President’s tweet, Seehofer offered Merkel a temporary reprieve and said he would not implement the new controls for two weeks.