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Kentucky Congressman Denies Allegations of Ethical Misconduct – WFPL

Kentucky Congressman Denies Allegations of Ethical MisconductWFPLConnie Harriman-Whitfield, then vice chair of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, whispers in the ear of husband, U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., during a press conference on Sept. 5, 2006, in support of the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act. and more »

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John Ostwald: Horse Sense – Troy Record

John Ostwald: Horse SenseTroy RecordSlaughter involves crossing the borders to Mexico or Canada for hundreds of miles without food or water. They don't die quickly but sustain repeated blows to their heads.… Owners generally make good money on their race horses and can surely afford to …

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On Tacitus and the tyranny of monarchy and democracy – RenewAmerica

On Tacitus and the tyranny of monarchy and democracyRenewAmericaSenators had become so irrelevant since the early first century that Caligula (ruled 37-41) seriously spoke of making his favorite horse a senator (he made the horse a 'priest' instead) and turned the palace into a brothel discussing intimate sexual …

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Family reunion pays tribute to Secretariat – The Free Lance-Star

The Free Lance-Star Family reunion pays tribute to SecretariatThe Free Lance-StarThe tribute was just part of the Heritage Horse Show, a free three-day event running through today. The show also brought attention to a program that saves retired thoroughbred horses from slaughter and finds new lives for them. One such horse is … and more »

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Abandoned horses flooding shelters – The Durango Herald

Abandoned horses flooding sheltersThe Durango HeraldAt the Red Bucket Equine Rescue about 50 miles east of Los Angeles, Susan Peirce has taken in old, sick, starving, feral and abandoned horses, as well as those considered too slow or lame to race. She's intercepted horses headed for legal slaughter in …

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John Ostwald: Horse Sense – Troy Record

John Ostwald: Horse SenseTroy RecordSlaughter involves crossing the borders to Mexico or Canada for hundreds of miles without food or water. They don't die quickly but sustain repeated blows to their heads.… Owners generally make good money on their race horses and can surely afford to …

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Family reunion pays tribute to Secretariat – The Free Lance-Star

The Free Lance-Star Family reunion pays tribute to SecretariatThe Free Lance-StarThe tribute was just part of the Heritage Horse Show, a free three-day event running through today. The show also brought attention to a program that saves retired thoroughbred horses from slaughter and finds new lives for them. One such horse is … and more »

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Abandoned horses flooding shelters – The Durango Herald

Abandoned horses flooding sheltersThe Durango HeraldAt the Red Bucket Equine Rescue about 50 miles east of Los Angeles, Susan Peirce has taken in old, sick, starving, feral and abandoned horses, as well as those considered too slow or lame to race. She's intercepted horses headed for legal slaughter in …

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The Great War 100 years later – Aiken Standard

NPR The Great War 100 years laterAiken StandardThe conflict's most obvious product was human slaughter, raised to levels previously unimaginable. From the war's … It was a conflict of strange contrasts, with modern weaponry meeting military tactics from horse-and-buggy days. Cavalry still …The Great War unleashed chaos that still reverberates around the world 100 …Lexington […]

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On Tacitus and the tyranny of monarchy – RenewAmerica

On Tacitus and the tyranny of monarchyRenewAmericaSenators had become so irrelevant since the early first century that Caligula (ruled 37-41) seriously spoke of making his favorite horse a senator (he made the horse a 'priest' instead) and turned the palace into a brothel discussing intimate sexual …

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