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    May. 29, 2015, 02:28 PM
    OP, something similar happened to us a few years ago. We awoke to the dogs going ballistic and my husband said "get up! the horses are out!" I...
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    May. 28, 2015, 08:27 AM
    mp replied to a thread Flushing Rush...Buh- BYE!!! in Off Topic
    And hello to you. :) Whether viewers were stupid before they began watching Fox News or they became that way after they began watching is a moot...
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    May. 27, 2015, 08:31 PM
    mp replied to a thread Flushing Rush...Buh- BYE!!! in Off Topic
    2007 study by Pew Research "Pew judged the levels of knowledgeability (correct answers) among those surveyed and found that those who scored...
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    May. 27, 2015, 11:09 AM
    mp replied to a thread Why does my stomach hurt? in Off Topic
    A better question: Why are you eating yogurt if it makes your stomach hurt?
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    May. 26, 2015, 12:08 PM
    Balanced right lead canter departs consistently. Sitting up straight consistently. Riding with focus and ignoring all the evasions, kicking...
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    May. 22, 2015, 09:51 PM
    mp replied to a thread It's Friday night....... in Off Topic
    Watching the Royals kick Cardinal butt. Very satisfying.
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    May. 21, 2015, 12:48 PM
    To you. One of the most valuable things I learned from managing people is this: No matter how odd, self-destructive, wrong-headed or ridiculous...
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    May. 21, 2015, 12:33 PM
    Because you don't get to be the arbiter of what is offensive to someone else. There. That should clear it up for you.
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    May. 21, 2015, 10:41 AM
    mp replied to a thread Flushing Rush...Buh- BYE!!! in Off Topic
    This is what puzzles me. Many on the far right are against widely available birth control, yet when the unplanned babies arrive it's "lady, you're on...
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    May. 20, 2015, 06:22 PM
    mp replied to a thread Flushing Rush...Buh- BYE!!! in Off Topic
    OK. Found that stuff previously. In my book, that makes him guilty of inciting a riot and preying on people's emotions. But not a murderer. I was...
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    May. 20, 2015, 06:11 PM
    mp replied to a thread Flushing Rush...Buh- BYE!!! in Off Topic
    You've claimed Al Sharpton is a murderer before. And I was curious, so I googled it and didn't come up with anything. Can you explain? I don't...
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    May. 20, 2015, 12:01 PM
    Law enforcement didn't start the incident. What the Twin Peaks waitresses say They finished it. I doubt there was a conspiracy, of the...
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    May. 20, 2015, 11:27 AM
    mp replied to a thread Most ridiculous spook? in Off Course
    The John Deere tractor parked where the Ford tractor usually sits. Both are virtually the same size. A water tank where there wasn't one before. ...
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    May. 19, 2015, 12:38 PM
    mp replied to a thread Using Your Thigh Question in Dressage
    Yup. Everyone has to start somewhere. And thank heavens for the instructors who've put up with me and patiently explained what is second nature...
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    May. 19, 2015, 10:25 AM
    mp replied to a thread Using Your Thigh Question in Dressage
    My instructor recently commented that as riding skills become more refined, you should be mostly using the middle of your body to cue the horse --...
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    May. 18, 2015, 02:46 PM
    mp replied to a thread Using Your Thigh Question in Dressage
    What netg said.
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    May. 18, 2015, 12:19 PM
    mp replied to a thread Flying Changes of Lead in Off Course
    Two very different disciplines. Code Red is balanced, and his weight is mostly shifted to his HQ. But he is not straight when he makes the lead...
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    May. 14, 2015, 12:30 PM
    Good god. That is his opinion. He has the right to state it. Period. Given your level of umbrage, you'd think he said he was going to use...
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    May. 14, 2015, 12:15 PM
    I do watch Fox News. I find it totally incredible in every sense of the word. I can only watch for so long, but long and often enough to know what's...
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    May. 14, 2015, 11:43 AM
    Obama has the same right to say what he thinks, just the same as you and I do. President Harry Truman once threatened to beat up a music critic...
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    May. 14, 2015, 11:25 AM
    I don't watch either of those channels, so I wouldn't know. But you called what Fox News does "reporting." Most of it isn't. It's a distinction...
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    May. 14, 2015, 11:20 AM
    Yes. As I said, Stewart is editorializing. He is not reporting and he acknowledges that. And if his goal is make people laugh, I find that more...
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    May. 14, 2015, 10:49 AM
    Most of the programming on Fox News is not reporting. It is editorializing on current events. Jon Stewart does the same thing, only he does a...
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    May. 13, 2015, 05:12 PM
    He has a pre-existing condition (diabetes) and still decided he didn't need health insurance. Now that he's facing the financial consequences,...
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    May. 13, 2015, 01:56 PM
    I skip all the frozen stuff and go straight for the cheese. Gloucester (layers of stilton and cheddar), port wine cheese and others I can't remember...
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    May. 11, 2015, 05:08 PM
    mp replied to a thread edited in Off Course
    In my experience, when someone says another person is "quite well off" it means "he's got more money than I do." ;) Your friend has been using...
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    May. 11, 2015, 04:37 PM
    mp replied to a thread Can we discuss movement? in Dressage
    Yup. All the flash, movement, jump in the canter etc won't do you any good if the horse doesn't have a willing temperament. Also, can we lose the...
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    May. 7, 2015, 04:58 PM
    mp replied to a thread WOW Stephen Colbert donation! in Off Topic
    It is true and it is seriously cool.
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    May. 7, 2015, 09:18 AM
    No thanks. The video shows a sweet filly who's putting up with the handler, not really learning anything. It would have been better just to leave it...
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    May. 4, 2015, 05:54 PM
    Pass. Asking for a deposit to hold a lame horse for 23 days and a vague promise of getting the money back doesn't sound like a very good deal to...
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