Letters from the Front Line:Kathy: Thank you for the information that I never realized was the reasoning behind, “Dog Days of Summer”. August was always referred to by Parents, and Grandparents the unbearable heat of summer. These were the days I...Paddyannie: I love your border collie action photos. The dogs eye the toy like they would a sheep! It makes them look like a Sherlock Holmes totally focused on one problem. Bet the ancient Egyptians didn’t picture the Dog Star as...Paddyannie: People pray for protection from Ebola, but their priest catches Ebola. People go to the hospital, but the nurses there are dying of Ebola. People ask their doctor’s advice about staying healthy, not being caught by...Paddyannie: Makes me wonder why one person survives when most of his family members don’t? Did he not touch them? But the article says he is an Ebola survivor – which would imply that he caught Ebola (no, it caught him), but...Paddyannie: Here is a good article about what is happening in the hospitals in the Ebola areas of Africa. Scary. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08 /08/world/africa/dont-touch-th e-walls-ebola-fears-infect-hos pital.html?&_r=0Paddyannie: There is suppose to be a man on the news tonight in Charlotte NC who recently lost 7 family members to Ebola – they live in Africa. That’s rough, to be both grieving and scared of who else might be next. Chris of...Kathy: Hi Paddyannie: It is really not that I am insulted. Guess the better word is disgusted and take high exception to these terms of right and left wing. The problem is extremist, radicals, racist and terrorism in manipulation...Paddyannie: Hi Kathy, Did anyone here call you an extremist? I don’t agree with whoever wrote the definition you quote for “extremist”. A think it just means a person whose opinions about some topic are to either...Paddyannie: Well said. Several breeds are currently bred for painful conditions. What good is a dog show when dogs with painful inherited diseases are the winners and dogs without the mutations are killed or castrated and banned from...Paddyannie: I read the post and am responding to it, not to all the comments. Chris you might of stepped into the poo. Bad idea to mention color without mentioning that fur color in dogs isn’t the same genes as skin color in...Christopher: He responded to an argument with a mere insult. I responded to an insult with a question. I didn’t lose anything, nor have you pointed out anything interesting. Do try harder.
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