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    Originally posted by pds View Post

    He has some very wealthy relatives. Ever heard of Morris Communications in Augusta Ga?
    I live near Augusta, GA (work in North Augusta, SC). I have never heard of them.

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      Originally posted by ladyj79 View Post

      And because this thread is about the sexual assault of children in our sport, and you are actively and publicly proclaiming you are too lazy to do anything to stop it. Not even read a thread on the internets that you actively injected yourself into.

      Shameful. And seemingly proud of this callous indifference to --again-- the forcible sodomy of children.

      No think. No think. only speak.
      Exactly. The indifference to horse people over trainers and shows is just disgusting.

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        They used to have money....and they never claimed GHM.
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          Originally posted by Ammy View Post
          I haven't followed this. Would someone please briefly explain why everyone is so sure he's guilty.

          Yes I am just too lazy to read 235 pages.

          Other - Obviously child abuse of any kind is horrific and the perpetrator(s) should be punished. I don't know GM. I've never ridden with GM. I don't know anyone who has. I have no idea whether he is or is not actually guilty I'm simply curious why so many are so certain of his guilt.
          Even if you overlook the fact that it was pretty common knowledge, the fact that he went through the hearings and the appeal and lost both times is more than enough for me.
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            Originally posted by Ammy View Post
            Wow indeed. What an utterly rude person you are.
            I don't believe that Ladyj79 is "utterly rude". However, you seem to feel utterly entitled.

            Do you actually think It's terribly rude for people to expect you to use your own fingers to google the subject, or even worse, to actually expect that you might bother to read even part of this thread if you are truly interested in the subject ? Granted it is a long thread but you needn't read much of it to get the gist.

            Oh those rude people who aren't eager to do everything for you because you can't be bothered to do it for yourself. Because you say that you are "lazy".

            Just think for a minute about how that attitude might easily rub people the wrong way. It may just be a very unfortunate choice of words on your part, or it may be that you don't care enough about the subject to lift a finger.

            It's difficult to read people's motivation on the web and It's a rather serious subject, so that is why you received the negative reaction that you did.
            Last edited by skydy; Aug. 13, 2020, 03:08 AM. Reason: To clarify

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              Originally posted by skydy View Post

              I don't believe that Ladyj79 is "utterly rude". However, you seem to feel utterly entitled.

              Do you actually think It's terribly rude for people to expect you to use your own fingers to google the subject, or even worse, to actually expect that you might bother to read even part of this thread if you are truly interested in the subject ? Granted it is a long thread but you needn't read much of it to get the gist.

              Oh those rude people who aren't eager to do everything for you because you can't be bothered to do it for yourself. Because you say that you are "lazy".

              Just think for a minute about how that attitude might easily rub people the wrong way. It may just be a very unfortunate choice of words on your part, or it may be that you don't care enough about the subject to lift a finger.

              It's difficult to read people's motivation on the web and It's a rather serious subject, so that is why you received the negative reaction that you did.
              Plus: two articles in the NY Times plus at least three from COTH will get anyone up to speed in less than half an hour.
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                Originally posted by Ammy View Post
                I haven't followed this. Would someone please briefly explain why everyone is so sure he's guilty.

                Yes I am just too lazy to read 235 pages.

                Other - Obviously child abuse of any kind is horrific and the perpetrator(s) should be punished. I don't know GM. I've never ridden with GM. I don't know anyone who has. I have no idea whether he is or is not actually guilty I'm simply curious why so many are so certain of his guilt.
                Sure I can explain for you.

                Go to page 1, then read all the comments and the linked articles and research

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                  I think it's rude not to care enough about a problem as serious as pedophelia. If you want to be that rude, you can get along by [edit] about your lack of concern. But if you tell folks you can't be bothered, be prepared for some blow back. I don't think you'll be able to earn a spot on the moral high ground from this position, no matter how mean those on the moral high ground are.
                  Last edited by Moderator 1; Aug. 13, 2020, 08:39 PM.
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                    Originally posted by Jealoushe View Post

                    Sure I can explain for you.

                    Go to page 1, then read all the comments and the linked articles and research
                    Seriously. When I get answer requests on Quora for similar questions I've started replying using a Let Me Google That For You link. You don't come into a 200+ page topic and be like "I'm lazy, someone summarize for me."

                    For anyone worried about buying a Kindle edition, he was trad-pub so unless he did HUGE sales or got a teeny weeny advance he's not getting royalties. Those don't pay out until the book earns out its advance on traditional contracts and most books never do. (Meaning the publisher makes sufficient profit over expenses to cover their expenses and make their profit first.)
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                      Originally posted by danceronice View Post

                      Seriously. When I get answer requests on Quora for similar questions I've started replying using a Let Me Google That For You link. You don't come into a 200+ page topic and be like "I'm lazy, someone summarize for me."
                      Yeah that's weird behavior. Rolling up on a 230+ page thread and acting put out because someone else won't summarize it for you. People are weird.
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                        Originally posted by danceronice View Post

                        Seriously. When I get answer requests on Quora for similar questions I've started replying using a Let Me Google That For You link. You don't come into a 200+ page topic and be like "I'm lazy, someone summarize for me."

                        For anyone worried about buying a Kindle edition, he was trad-pub so unless he did HUGE sales or got a teeny weeny advance he's not getting royalties. Those don't pay out until the book earns out its advance on traditional contracts and most books never do. (Meaning the publisher makes sufficient profit over expenses to cover their expenses and make their profit first.)
                        especially since they appear to find this stuff hard to believe, so you don't believe GM is a pedo predator but if we give you the coles notes you suddenly will? Not likely.

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