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    Given the employment situation in the country...

    Given the employment situation in the country (and long term unemployment continually growing), I think I would be shooting for at least a year.
  2. Adjusting one year will lower the taxes on it and...

    Adjusting one year will lower the taxes on it and I am all for keeping as much tax money out of government hands as possible. The amount was only worth the one conversation, so I won't pursue it...
  3. Two things that don't go together - DMV and Logic

    So we got our personal property tax inventory and it lists our horse trailer which it always does. I notice that the inventory says it is a 1998 trailer. I think that is not right.

    So we go out...
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    I'll add: 1) No matter the job, dress...

    I'll add:

    1) No matter the job, dress professionally. It does not mean showing up in a suit for an entry level job but it means not showing up in jeans and sneakers.
    2) This will be unpopular...
  5. I've have thought for years that US riders...

    I've have thought for years that US riders suffered from soft scoring at home and then were shocked internationally when they did not receive the same low scores. It's not been unusual to see a US...
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    We have had that problem with a New Holland. My...

    We have had that problem with a New Holland. My wife had to shift forward in the seat to operate the pedals and the tractor shut off. The easy solution is to remove the plug and connect the two...
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    When the government was established it was never...

    When the government was established it was never envisioned that the the House and Senate would be full time jobs. Members went home on recess to tend to farms, run businesses, etc.

    Over the...
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    I don't get what the big deal is about late night...

    I don't get what the big deal is about late night hosts. All the shows are the same format that was originated back in the 50's.
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    We have a foxhound that came from the hunt. She...

    We have a foxhound that came from the hunt. She was a non-hunting fox hound. She used to be quite the wanderer but was always home for dinner. As she has gotten older, she is less inclined to go...
  10. When I had my implant done (front tooth) I was...

    When I had my implant done (front tooth) I was riding. They had to wait for the post to set and the dentist just glued the old tooth back in place for appearances sake. I was at Morven for a HT and...
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    I have had a set of Chicago Cutlery for over 20...

    I have had a set of Chicago Cutlery for over 20 years. They are still going strong.
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    Lex apparently we have enough military assets to...

    Lex apparently we have enough military assets to send them to track down a war lord in a country in Africa of no strategic importance.

    We could beef up presence at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey. We...
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    I said way back when the Crimean stuff started...

    I said way back when the Crimean stuff started that the US would huff and puff and then walk away as the Russians took Crimea. Well, same prediction but this time for the rest of Ukraine.

    The US...
  14. Putting aside crashes for a moment and...

    Putting aside crashes for a moment and conditioning for upper level horses because I think they are conditioned properly to do their jobs.

    One of the problems we have with horses is that we often...
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    We do a combination for the geldings. Regular...

    We do a combination for the geldings. Regular bedding around most of the stall and pelleted bedding where they pee. That system has really cut down our costs.
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    These guys and women always talk about being in...

    These guys and women always talk about being in it for the public service. So my suggestion is to pay them what the lowest rank in the military gets.
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    I thought duct tape could fix anything!

    I thought duct tape could fix anything!
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    I think top hats look sily. If you want people...

    I think top hats look sily. If you want people to take what you do seriously then ditch the top hat.
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    I use Trex deck boards as the feet on my jumps. ...

    I use Trex deck boards as the feet on my jumps. They never rot out.
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    There is something fishy about this story. My...

    There is something fishy about this story. My brother is a middle school math teacher in NYC and he told me that his kids take 1 math exam that is given in 1 day. The story would lead readers to...
  21. I looked at Boyd Martin's website and they charge...

    I looked at Boyd Martin's website and they charge WS $35 per day for a WS to keep a horse there. That's about 12K a year. You can't get student loans for that. That doesn't include farrier or vet...
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    So Jumper221 do you want to be a person working...

    So Jumper221 do you want to be a person working 29 hours without health insurance or 39 hours without health insurance?
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    Of course, they won't tell you how many have...

    Of course, they won't tell you how many have actually made a premium payment either.
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    Given the IRS recent actions of targeting...

    Given the IRS recent actions of targeting conservative groups I think they have a legitimate claim.
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    "the right side of history"

    "the right side of history"
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