ridiculous-the "shoe being ripped off" is no big deal-horses everywhere pull shoes on occasion. The horse is fine. This is not a cruel activity for horses, the work is very easy for them and the carriage business gives tem homes, places to exist in our modern world. Keep them
What a pompous, arrogant article. So your view is the only correct view? Not hardly! Some of the other comments are SPOT ON!
Wow. I really don't see how you can call yourself an animal lover and condemn a small business that caters to the horse and the horse's well being. The thought of horses being free may make you feel as though you have liberated a whole species, but in fact you have sentenced most to death. Horses are not cheap to care for properly. $300 is the cost to shoe drafts in my area - that is per horse every 6 weeks. That doesn't include feed, water, hay, vet bills, barns to house during bad weather, bedding plus the time and labor to feed, scoop stalls. Oh wait, you need trucks and trailers too to take them to the vet. But don't forget, these horses tend to be taller than average, so that means a more expensive custom trailer. Horses without jobs are dead horses. When tractors became the go to piece of farming equipment, the working breeds nearly became extinct. Do you prefer extiction?
2 years ago in Mexico, all circus animals were banned. They were sent to zoos and sanctuaries, 80% are now dead. Is that acceptable to you? Is that humane? That is what you want to happen? Then in no way are you an animal lover.
By the writer's own admission it was the carriage horses that built the much loved Charleston of today. They were the takeaway that visitors loved. I'll bet that is still true today. As such they should be cherished and celebrated and given the best possible conditions to ensure they flourish. After all, visitors do not visit great cities for the traffic.
He's sooooo smart:
SOCIAL MEDIA. The best memes that resulted from the Presidential debate.
The carriage horses are like The Arts. They kept beauty and relief in the downtown area in hard times and flourish in good times. They calm traffic. Although you may shark to park, carries reduce speed through areas with heavy foot traffic. They offer a quiet and gentle experience in a bustling successful downtown and make your city a better tourist destination. Keep what works, keep the beauty.
In other news:
If you are a woman and support trump, you know your place.
If you are an immigrant and support trump, you know your place.
If you are a Mexican and support trump, you know your place.
If you are a Latina and support trump, you know your place.
If you are a Muslim and support trump, you know your place.
If you are LGBTQ and support trump, you know your place.
If you are obese and support trump, you know your place.
If you are disabled and support trump, you know your place.
If you are Asian and support trump, you know your place.
If you are not Christian and support trump, you know your place.
If you have been a POW and support trump, you know your place. (McCain)
If your wife was debased by trump and you support him, you know your place. (Cruz)
If you are African-American and support trump, you know your place.
If you are a bigot or White Supremacist and support trump? Well, that's fully expected!
who exactly is "they" "
There, there. They don't want you to know their identity. You know how those people are.
ok, I'll give you that. Apparently "1 of" may mean 1 of 1000. My "their" was just referring to wording in the column. My point was: who exactly is
"they", I feel that is relevant. If "They" refers to a Yahoo columnist, that holds a lot different weight than the League of Women Voters, for example.
Doesn't everything depend on what "their" definition is of whatever word you want to parse?
Not that it matters, but they did say "one of," which, in the company of the other things you mentioned, would indeed make it "one of" those things.
Anyway, I think I heard it from some NBC host, but my attention was flipping between the TV and Infowars on my laptop, so there was probably some hyperbole somewhere. (Depending on your definition.)
I have a solution i will place flying pigs at either side of the bridge equipped with golden harnesses and bike riders can attach themselves to those pigs and be flown across the bridge. I just need council approval for a corn cob per trip payment for the pigs.
Im sure this will be approved as quickly as the bike lane.
#when pigs fly
Who exactly is calling it " one of the biggest political events of modern political history"? And what is "their" definition of "modern history" - since 2008? I would consider a Black man elected President much bigger, or a presidential election being decided by a State Elections Committee's definition of a properly punched punch-card ballot, or half a dozen other events to be much bigger political events over the last, say, two dozen years. But then again, I forgot nothing important happened before Millenials.
to bad for the KAS they have been perfecting self entitled preppy party boy standards for decades. Such sound leadership in drinking and debauchery will be missed.
John Oliver's got the goods:
His group has ties to Dylan Roof. We should host an intervention for him regarding his oxygen habit.
that area can really use the shade for all of the people walking the dock/ aquarium area. bet they'll stop in as long as they are there. i like it.
a "world of pain" threatened and then never defined. pointing out the obvious is not journalism. only thing painful here is the editing.
We have an opportunity for Burke to become this high school, and there are many people already working to that end. As with any change, there are several different visions of what Burke should become. If we can get through these conversations with our shared goal in mind, we can move forward and make some big and positive changes in the lives of downtown families!
Fixing our downtown schools will be a huge help. Lifelong friendships, shared experiences, and perceptions start there. The city has recently revamped the downtown elementary schools, and there's now good diversity in them because white families with young kids aren't leaving downtown when their kids become school age. The next task - and it's a big one - is creating an academically successful and racially diverse high school with a strong athletics program. When I think back to my high school days, sports and clubs offered a chance to practice, play, travel, develop friendships with, and meet the families of people of different races. We were literally on the same team. There are no options for this to happen downtown today (aside from Buist, which is extremely hard to get I to). This challenge is a critical one to solve to bring Charleston's downtown residents together. Parents can't meet different parents of the downtown school soccer team or tennis team if one doesn't exist.
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