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    This. A high school graduate (male) would go down...

    This. A high school graduate (male) would go down to the plant with his dad or gramps or uncle, and he'd hire on for a full time job that paid a living wage. He and his future family had a decent...
  2. I had the same sort of problems with my mother...

    I had the same sort of problems with my mother before she went into a nursing home. She would gripe at me for staying at the barn to do lessons or meet the farrier or whatever. She kept it up until...
  3. OMG, yes! I love programs like that. It is...

    OMG, yes! I love programs like that. It is arrogant beyond belief to think we are the only intelligent beings in existence. My husband is a PHD theoretical physicist and says that there isn't going...
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    * Ahem * Another 'blame the parents' situation. ...

    * Ahem * Another 'blame the parents' situation.

    Sixty years ago when I was eight, and didn't behave, my parents had no worries about spanking me. If a relative, friend or neighbour said I...
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    I wish this was true.

    I wish this was true.
  6. Up to $1,000 a day to care for child migrants???

    We can't afford to keep doing this. I did the math and it is scary.

    http://news.msn.com/us/up-to-dollar1000-a-day-to-care-for-child-migrants-1
  7. “Men do tend to talk about things on a much...

    “Men do tend to talk about things on a much higher level,” Ellmers said. “Many of my male colleagues, when they go to the House floor, you know, they’ve got some pie chart or graph behind them and...
  8. If you don't mind a bit of a commute, you can...

    If you don't mind a bit of a commute, you can live north of Atlanta. It is great horse country, lots of boarding barns, good trainers and coaches.
  9. OMG. And the GOP wants women to vote for them? ...

    OMG. And the GOP wants women to vote for them?

    The sad part is that there are women who will agree with this, just as soon as they ask their husbands if it is okay to have an opinion.
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    I think this is very true. An accident with a...

    I think this is very true. An accident with a long recovery, or a major illness, and you are not the rider you want to be. Sigh....
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    Had a client who left after we had a discussion...

    Had a client who left after we had a discussion about how a foal would bond to a human. She insisted that if you brought a mare into your home, like a dog, and when the foal was born, it would be...
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    We unloaded once. ONCE. At a truck stop, thinking...

    We unloaded once. ONCE. At a truck stop, thinking it was safe. Truck with a big load came very close, and hit the air brakes. Horse got away from me and went towards the interstate ramp, but...
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    One of the points in the article was about...

    One of the points in the article was about allowing the educated and trained to enter the US.

    I don't know what the answer is. I just know we need one.
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    Good points. I agree, there is no good answer.

    Good points. I agree, there is no good answer.
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    OMG! Wonderful blog! I wish everyone who wanted...

    OMG! Wonderful blog! I wish everyone who wanted to blame women, for not wearing burkas or something, would be required to read this article. Thanks for posting!
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    Fixed the link.

    Fixed the link.
  17. The machine did that? Wow.

    The machine did that? Wow.
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    Stalemate on Immigration Reform

    This quote is from an article in the New York Times.

    "The current stalemate — in which greater pride is attached to thwarting the opposition than to advancing the nation’s interests — is...
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    I am so sorry. Sounds awful.

    I am so sorry. Sounds awful.
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    The Code of the West apparently has a 'No...

    The Code of the West apparently has a 'No Helmets' clause.
  21. I advertised an Arabian X QH cross, registered as...

    I advertised an Arabian X QH cross, registered as a Half-Arabian. The ad said:

    Half-Arabian Weanling, bay, will need to be gelded, nice, $400. (This was a long time ago.)

    Caller: "Hello? That...
  22. They also have children.

    They also have children.
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    Any sexual relationship in which the partners are...

    Any sexual relationship in which the partners are not equals, and one person is just plain exploiting the other person, is wrong. Dead wrong.

    I know, a simplistic point of view. And I do think...
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    If there is a tractor supply place, or something...

    If there is a tractor supply place, or something like that, you can get a solar charger before you leave, and have it to set up immediately. They work very well, and can charge a long fence line.
  25. Poor little pony. Stupid owners.

    Poor little pony. Stupid owners.
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