Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
Major League Baseball is not only a private monopoly, it is one granted by Congress, in all it's wisdom. One could also challenge the National Basketball whatever, or or the Budweiser League. Though in amurka, or Spain, or Brittania, there are no solvency regulations, as there are in German football.

and your point is? To democratize NASCAR? what?

One goes to sport with the league you're given, not the one whatever, to paraphrase a criminal.

i am a conservative peasant, though i pay no fealty to FIFA. and i'm quite comfortable letting FIFA have control of this particular bread and circus, since i spend more energy trying to change the energy balance on this fuckin dumb planet, and find that changing FIFA ranks way low on the list of things.

You spend your time changing the monopoly which controls the sport of padded polar bears with skates, and i'll spend my time doing whatever it is that i do.

(you take a riff about goals in the World Cup and now move to political control of sports when we can't even control where the money goes?)

Did you know that 23.17% of NASCAR attendees were unable to enunciate after a day at the races, while only 23.17% of the Senate were able to enunciate BEFORE a race?

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Tue Jun 15th, 2010 at 07:23:56 PM EST
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You need to lay off of NASCAR, the 'merican national sport. These European wimps can kick balls around all day long if they want, but real men drive spec cars with pushrod V8 engines, carburetors, and solid rear axles. And cupholders.
by asdf on Tue Jun 15th, 2010 at 11:16:58 PM EST
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