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    Dear Conservatives, There are MANY types of...

    Dear Conservatives,

    There are MANY types of Liberals, we are not a monolithic bloc. By damning all liberals with a broad brush you are alienating possible supporters in the future.

    I am 63. ...
  2. There was a big to-do in the press at that time. ...

    There was a big to-do in the press at that time. Those fancy uniforms quickly disappeared. I don't remember reading or hearing any approval for those uniforms, a rare example of agreement of the...
  3. Let me see: President Adams, Aliens and...

    Let me see:

    President Adams, Aliens and Sedition Act, rather early in our history. Fortunately that mistake was corrected.

    As I remember only one US President successfully assumed...
  4. Hi LauraKY, I agree that Athenian Greece and the...

    Hi LauraKY, I agree that Athenian Greece and the Roman Republic were good first steps in our journey. However, for all our faults, we have gone SO MUCH FURTHER than they ever did (abolition of...
  5. I distinctly remember being taught Parson Weems...

    I distinctly remember being taught Parson Weems (?) mythologized "facts" as completely true. (ie. the cherry tree). Living a mile from Mount Vernon we were told lots of good stuff about George...
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    I have found amazing pain relief from using BOT...

    I have found amazing pain relief from using BOT human products. I have not yet tried the other brands.

    If I remember right BOT does the sheets, but I have not tried them yet. I do lie on the...
  7. As a child in the 1960's in Northern Virginia, I...

    As a child in the 1960's in Northern Virginia, I was largely taught American history like these specific right wingers wants it taught.

    It was a horrible shock to find out that it was mostly lies,...
  8. In the last ten years I've ridden two Arabs with...

    In the last ten years I've ridden two Arabs with EXTREMELY sensitive mouths. I could get contact but it was iffy.

    Then I changed to the Korsteel JP bits. Their mouths are still sensitive but the...
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    Another consideration as to why poor women have...

    Another consideration as to why poor women have kids early and often.

    There is a LOT of hidden incest/childhood sexual abuse (including teenage victims) around. Fathers, uncles, cousins,...
  10. I no longer have horses, I have MS and it got too...

    I no longer have horses, I have MS and it got too much for me. If some miracle happened and I could handle keeping horses on my land I would do the same with the grain, but I would investigate the...
  11. This was back decades ago. After great...

    This was back decades ago.

    After great dissatisfaction with the prepared feeds I got out the charts of feed values and made up my own feed combinations with: Western oats, local corn (NC),...
  12. Decades ago when I so totally lost my appetite...

    Decades ago when I so totally lost my appetite and ended up looking like a famine victim, I experimented around and discovered that a juice glass full of WHITE GRAPE JUICE before every meal brought...
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    A second vote for trying synthetic THC--Marinol...

    A second vote for trying synthetic THC--Marinol or Dronabinol (the generic). Decades ago my neurologist diagnosed me with fibromyalgia (in addition to my MS.) When I finally convinced my...
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    Sergei Kournakoff's "School for Riding" is mostly...

    Sergei Kournakoff's "School for Riding" is mostly about Mr. Kournakoff teaching his son to ride (pre teen son I think). This is the nearest thing to a multi-media book possible in 1938, has corner...
  15. Poll: YES.

    YES.
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    I am so sorry you are in pain. My neck still...

    I am so sorry you are in pain.

    My neck still suffers 30 years after a drunk driver plowed into me head-on. What has helped me the MOST for the residual pains from this wreck and the pains that...
  17. If at all possible keep all of your tack. Even...

    If at all possible keep all of your tack. Even the stuff you think you will never use again. If you stay in horses long enough you WILL need that particular "useless" piece of tack down the road. ...
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    I finally found out years ago that Jane Ott, on...

    I finally found out years ago that Jane Ott, on the basis of a horrible photograph, decided that *Wadduda 30 was a Muniqi and not a Saqlawi Al-Abd.

    I totally admire Craver's preservation of the...
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    I used to own two pure Davenport Arabians. For...

    I used to own two pure Davenport Arabians. For some reason they were never Blue Starred even though they were PURE, though they were Blue Listed. All lines of my horses traced back to the Davenport...
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    When I restarted riding on other people's horses...

    When I restarted riding on other people's horses I faced a problem, the stables' saddles rarely fit me (I'm fine for one ride, then it gets worse) and my good, ancient saddles did not fit all the...
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    We had a discussion about this on the Off Course...

    We had a discussion about this on the Off Course area.
    www.chronofhorse.com/showthread.php?438357-TWH-likes-to-PACE-WWYD
    It was started on May 29, 2014 in case I got the address wrong.

    It may...
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    Welcome to the wonderful world of horses. A...

    Welcome to the wonderful world of horses.

    A century ago the sex ratios would have been reversed, with the stables being totally dominated by men. It took two World Wars, female suffrage, and the...
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    When I got my first horse I planned to die owning...

    When I got my first horse I planned to die owning horses.

    Then my Multiple Sclerosis reared its head. It took my YEARS to finally realize that, because of my disabilities I would never again be...
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    About the mistakes in pedigrees, let me...

    About the mistakes in pedigrees, let me illustrate something from my preferred breeding group, the "pure Davenports". When the Kellogg Arabian breeding program was started in California, Kellogg...
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    Oh yes, I am aware of Ramzes, Shagyas and Siglavy...

    Oh yes, I am aware of Ramzes, Shagyas and Siglavy Bagdadi (sp?), I am talking about the pictures of Holstein mares before this particular blood was introduced, the mares I am referring to are back in...
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