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  1. Dunning–Kruger effect; not sure it's a...

    Dunning–Kruger effect; not sure it's a "syndrome." ;)

    The subjects of licensing and/or certification have come up several times here over the years. Farriers, trainers, instructors, boarding...
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    When I was in my first squadron one of my people...

    When I was in my first squadron one of my people "disappeared."

    One evening while we were at sea he was walking down a passageway and met our Air Group Maintenance Officer (who was a very salty...
  3. I wonder about this. Rollkur was brought to us...

    I wonder about this. Rollkur was brought to us by people who would have flown through a "professional" certification based upon personal accomplishment. Many highly questionable techniques come...
  4. Actually, you don't. And there is no...

    Actually, you don't.

    And there is no difference between a President and a Member of Congress, in Constitutional theory. Both represent constituencies. The only difference is the size of that...
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    No, not really. Having room to move around the...

    No, not really. Having room to move around the horse is a Good Thing.

    That said, a bigger room allows the horse to move more and that means the handler must acclimate the horse to the space and...
  6. There's an old saying that "figures don't lie." ...

    There's an old saying that "figures don't lie." It's true to a point, but ignores the fact that liars can figure.

    Photos don't lie, at least to a point. But a photo can be used to promote a lie....
  7. No, on all counts. He represents you whether...

    No, on all counts.

    He represents you whether you like it or not.

    The incumbent was elected by those who voted, not by those who didn't. To claim otherwise is to just be silly.

    If you are a...
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    The problem with "equestrian retirement...

    The problem with "equestrian retirement communities" is that they can be intensely narrow in their focus and resale can be an issue.

    Right now there is a huge "slug" of Boomers with horses hitting...
  9. The following is relevant. It's the TN Statute...

    The following is relevant. It's the TN Statute on Animal Cruelty:

    39-14-202. Cruelty to animals.

    (a) A person commits an offense who intentionally or knowingly:

    (1) Tortures, maims...
  10. The People of the United States of American...

    The People of the United States of American through their elected representatives.

    In the case of a State, the citizens of that State.

    NEWS FLASH: We are a functioning constitutional republic...
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    Report, but in a timely fashion. Waiting a...

    Report, but in a timely fashion. Waiting a couple of days after an assault is going to make the police take the matter very lightly unless there was a REALLY good reason for the delay.

    That the...
  12. Marines? Dishonest? Say it isn't so!!! :) G.

    Marines? Dishonest? Say it isn't so!!! :)

    G.
  13. Something somebody in the Air Force might say. ...

    Something somebody in the Air Force might say. Notorious liars, those folks!!! :)

    G.
  14. If this is true then you need to know the...

    If this is true then you need to know the difference between a "sea story" and a "fairy tale."

    A "fairy tale" begins "Once upon a time..."

    A "sea story" begins "And this is no shit..."

    Just...
  15. Well, there you have it!!! :lol: G.

    Well, there you have it!!! :lol:

    G.
  16. Precisely, what are we supposed to be denying? ...

    Precisely, what are we supposed to be denying?

    That the Earth's climate is changing (and warming)?

    That the change is the result, in total, of human activity?

    That the change is, in part,...
  17. I once visited Camp Pendelton! Or, to quote ...

    I once visited Camp Pendelton!

    Or, to quote Lili Von Shtupp, "Oh, it's twue. It's twue. It's twue, it's twue! "

    G.
  18. I don't hate Obama. I consider him inept and out...

    I don't hate Obama. I consider him inept and out of his depth. For an interesting view of him and his presidency Google the Dunning–Kruger effect. Then consider Hillary's documented public...
  19. The same is true of your computer, cell phone,...

    The same is true of your computer, cell phone, flat screen TV, etc. :)

    You own it, and you have the right to use it (including the software) IAW the terms of your sales contract.

    G.
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    Sorry about that. Wrong killing thread. G.

    Sorry about that. Wrong killing thread.

    G.
  21. Pres. Eisenhower, when asked about a particularly...

    Pres. Eisenhower, when asked about a particularly nasty dictator we were allied with, is said to have observed, "Yes, he's a son of a bitch; but he's OUR son of a bitch."

    Sometimes presidents have...
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    Has it been established that LE killed this man? ...

    Has it been established that LE killed this man? Or just that he died in custody? Last I heard it was the latter.

    G.
  23. I don't discredit you; I discredit many of your...

    I don't discredit you; I discredit many of your observations and opinions. Big difference between he two.

    G.
  24. Old Joke: During WWI a bunch of Doughboys were...

    Old Joke: During WWI a bunch of Doughboys were sitting around in a trench passing the time. Talk turned to philosophy and they were discussing getting hit. One of their number, The Old...
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    It's not me that's trying to figure out where to...

    It's not me that's trying to figure out where to put the goal posts!!! :)

    One way to put a "fix" in for any governmental initiative is to load the "expert committee" with folks who speak only in...
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