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    Mar. 27, 2015, 02:53 PM
    mp replied to a thread Richard III in Off Topic
    That is true. But there is only one contemporary mention of the rumors that the princes were dead. The rumors that Richard had killed the princes...
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    Mar. 27, 2015, 01:00 PM
    mp replied to a thread Richard III in Off Topic
    Yes, you can make a case for either side doing the deed. However, Henry's reason was a bit more pressing than Richard's, as his claim to royalty had...
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    Mar. 27, 2015, 12:13 PM
    mp replied to a thread Richard III in Off Topic
    I think you will enjoy it, Louise. I read it while I was taking Professor Kendall's class in 1972 and I've been fascinated by Richard ever since...
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    Mar. 27, 2015, 11:49 AM
    mp replied to a thread Richard III in Off Topic
    Have you read Paul Murray Kendall's Richard the Third? It was written 60 years ago, but it's well-researched from resources contemporary to Richard....
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    Mar. 24, 2015, 11:49 AM
    Per the Chronicle editor, you didn't win that bet. I'd say you need a big steaming helping of perspective on what "horrible" looks like. ...
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    Mar. 19, 2015, 01:21 PM
    WoW! I didn't know that. I could probably get more worked up if I knew who Ed Schultz is.
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    Mar. 17, 2015, 03:52 PM
    mp replied to a thread Hotel Etiquette in Off Topic
    That's why it's called the "hospitality" industry and not the "go to hell, buddy" business. ;) Sorry you have to go through this, but thank...
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    Mar. 16, 2015, 05:09 PM
    mp replied to a thread Nice going, Eric Holder. in Off Topic
    Email and ask him. :)
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    Mar. 16, 2015, 03:52 PM
    mp replied to a thread Axel Steiner as clinician in Dressage
    Thanks for posting when you'll be doing commentary again, Mr. Steiner. I look forward to watching and listening in.
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    Mar. 16, 2015, 03:33 PM
    mp replied to a thread Nice going, Eric Holder. in Off Topic
    What a strange interpretation of my post. The shootings at the Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom were hate crimes -- federal offenses....
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    Mar. 16, 2015, 12:58 PM
    mp replied to a thread Nice going, Eric Holder. in Off Topic
    My goodness. Such a black-and-white world you live in. (No pun intended.) People who resist arrest might be stupid. They might also be mentally...
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    Mar. 16, 2015, 10:48 AM
    mp replied to a thread Nice going, Eric Holder. in Off Topic
    It could also be a strategy to calm down the community and show citizens that "justice" is on their side, even if it has not seemed that way in...
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    Mar. 13, 2015, 01:28 PM
    mp replied to a thread Nice going, Eric Holder. in Off Topic
    I agree. Sswor, you don't need to interpret Coyote's comments. Really. They're ugly enough all on their own.
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    Mar. 12, 2015, 11:21 AM
    Very small sample size, but ... this really isn't the case where I work. The women tend to alternate with the spouse when things come up. And we have...
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    Mar. 12, 2015, 10:23 AM
    mp replied to a thread Nice going, Eric Holder. in Off Topic
    :confused:
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    Mar. 12, 2015, 09:33 AM
    mp replied to a thread Nice going, Eric Holder. in Off Topic
    You can blame Eric Holder all you want, but Ferguson was a hot mess with regard to policing and how they administered justice long before he took...
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    Mar. 11, 2015, 05:42 PM
    Long pause and then say: "I'll forgive you for asking that question if you'll forgive me for not answering it." I've also countered intrusive...
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    Mar. 10, 2015, 05:31 PM
    Spinoff threads.
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    Mar. 5, 2015, 04:18 PM
    mp replied to a thread Is my horse ruined in Dressage
    :yes: One of the best bits of wisdom I ever read about training and riding horses came from Bill Dorrance's book. Paraphrasing here, but it goes...
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    Mar. 5, 2015, 10:04 AM
    The subtly of Missouri dirty politics is lost on you, I guess. ;) Claire McCaskill (Democrat) supporters made heavy contributions to Todd Akin's...
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    Mar. 4, 2015, 05:47 PM
    The ad implied that Schweich was a weak candidate and that "someone" was meddling in the Republican nomination process ... as was done with the U.S....
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    Mar. 4, 2015, 12:35 PM
    mp replied to a thread Deer Fencing in Off Topic
    Here’s what worked for me: Step in posts – the kind you can use for a portable electric fence – with clothesline strung between them and Irish...
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    Mar. 4, 2015, 10:59 AM
    Update: Prior to his suicide, Tom Schweich was the target of a whisper campaign that he was Jewish. Several news organizations report it was started...
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    Mar. 4, 2015, 10:21 AM
    mp replied to a thread Bottle babies? in Off Course
    I raised one. We trained him to a bucket, not a bottle and he caught on very quickly. He's 15 now and has always been people-oriented, but all of our...
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    Mar. 3, 2015, 03:17 PM
    mp replied to a thread Why would you want a gun ? in Off Topic
    Wow. For the whole thing, but especially the part I bolded. I repeat ... Wow.
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    Mar. 2, 2015, 04:27 PM
    Peel it like an orange. Take a very sharp knife and completely cut away the membrane so you can pop out the sections into a bowl and eat them with a...
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    Mar. 1, 2015, 04:25 PM
    mp replied to a thread If you oppose Obamacare in Off Topic
    One can also hop on an online BB to proclaim the purity of one's politics and argue with other people about it, can't one? :yes: I'm thinking...
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    Mar. 1, 2015, 10:04 AM
    mp replied to a thread If you oppose Obamacare in Off Topic
    Seriously? My husband was self-employed for 40+ years and always had health insurance. ACA has nothing to do with Mack's unfortunate circumstances....
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