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    Considering the ratholes they pee our tax dollars...

    Considering the ratholes they pee our tax dollars down, I'm more than happy paying as little as humanly possible.
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    That USED to be called "parenting." Remember,...

    That USED to be called "parenting." Remember, back when you got a SWAT for being a dick instead of a trophy and "special" status? Yeah.
  3. That reminds me of my first trailer, though mine...

    That reminds me of my first trailer, though mine was merely a tasteful "peacock" blue. :D Tiny step-up QH trailer, which with two over-muscled QH eventers on board was fondly dubbed, "Spam in a...
  4. C'mon, dressage people LIKE "sadistic!" :lol:

    C'mon, dressage people LIKE "sadistic!" :lol:
  5. Here's how those things usually go down around...

    Here's how those things usually go down around here, minus the Internet:

    Lady Eboshi sits down to beautiful sushi lunch and hot cup of tea.

    Animal Control speed-dials me to say X! has horses...
  6. Lots of times they've got a major disconnect...

    Lots of times they've got a major disconnect between what they envision themselves doing, and their present skill set. Good example is the frail, timid 60-something lady who goes to an auction and...
  7. Kitty had sense enough to make a quick exit,...

    Kitty had sense enough to make a quick exit, stage right! :D Mom didn't look too worked, up, surprisingly. Makes me wonder what might be going on OUT HERE at night! :uhoh:
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    On behalf of over-30 horses everywhere, I really...

    On behalf of over-30 horses everywhere, I really hope you're a troll.

    If she's telling you she doesn't want to "go," she's got an exceedingly good reason--she's the equine equivalent of a 90-year...
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    Steffen Peters is a vampire? Who knew? :lol:

    Steffen Peters is a vampire? Who knew? :lol:
  10. I like his conformation just fine, and...

    I like his conformation just fine, and remember--the MIND is the thing you can't make with conditioning and feed. If you "clicked" with him, call the vet for the PP!

    My first teacher had no...
  11. Anyone else build models? People used to give...

    Anyone else build models? People used to give them to my brother, who didn't come close to having the patience for them, so I built and displayed them. Cars and trucks were very easy, sailing ships...
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    "I have to move on."

    "I have to move on."
  13. Actually, I've seen a lot more...

    Actually, I've seen a lot more downright-miserable "dressage" horses than sore or unhappy hunters, trail or event horses. It is no coincidence that being ridden in an unnatural "compressed" frame...
  14. The point is, no one's been fracking in Nepal.

    The point is, no one's been fracking in Nepal.
  15. I used to accept that as received wisdom, also. ...

    I used to accept that as received wisdom, also. The idea in our times generally dates to publication of the book The Population Bomb, 100% of whose predictions have been totally wrong and baseless....
  16. So the train had just pulled into Grand Central,...

    So the train had just pulled into Grand Central, on a hot summer day. Having drank 20 oz. of coffee on the ride in, I thought I'd be clever and use train bathroom before disembarking. Had to walk...
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    AGENDA 21! Sounds like a made-for-TV conspiracy...

    AGENDA 21! Sounds like a made-for-TV conspiracy movie, doesn't it?

    (Cue theme music from Jaws) . . . :uhoh:
  18. Actually it keeps your life in really good...

    Actually it keeps your life in really good perspective to consider that 20,000 years from now your farm may be lying at the bottom of two-mile-thick glacial ice. Just like it was 20,000 years before...
  19. Now think of Pilates. THAT's barbaric! :D

    Now think of Pilates. THAT's barbaric! :D
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    NO ONE is responsible for managing anyone else's...

    NO ONE is responsible for managing anyone else's emotions. She stated the salient facts of the decision process, and owes no one anything more, most especially playing it for drama. Her feelings on...
  21. It isn't? Beaucoup many pasture accidents are...

    It isn't? Beaucoup many pasture accidents are caused by rusty T-posts, barbed wire, sink holes, cement water troughs, worn-out hay feeders and hay rakes left parked in the field. Any questions? ...
  22. THIS^. When a top NASCAR driver gets killed in...

    THIS^. When a top NASCAR driver gets killed in front of thousands of fans at the track and millions more on TV, everyone notices and lots of hollering.

    When your uncle Albert eats a guardrail in...
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    Having read this entire thread, and watching the...

    Having read this entire thread, and watching the flaming torches and pitchforks get pulled out just like they were for Amy Tryon, I have to ask who exactly some of you think you are to believe...
  24. For the whole of human civilization up until the...

    For the whole of human civilization up until the Space Age, Nature had its way with us. Floods and famines, volcanoes and blizzards, tsunami, drought and plague.

    For many thousands of years, we...
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    Lots of times I throw some bait out on COTH to...

    Lots of times I throw some bait out on COTH to see what gets reeled in--y'all should certainly know that by now! :lol:

    Slow day, stinky weather. And I've had the fruitbat left agenda up to...
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