Category Archives: Janine

Why I Rescue Horses, Not People….

This week I watched a flood of posts, comments and rants on horse shippers.  Last week, I watched a flood of posts, comments and rants on killpens.  The week before it was quarantine barns. I suspect this is all displaced … Continue reading

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If Hitler had the same access to technology in 1933 as the US President in 2016

As an over-educated, over-caffeinated technologist with an over-active imagination, I get scared when I hear the press compare Trump to Hitler because I see the perfect storm brewing on the horizon.  A triangulation of emerging technologies, a supremacist leader, and an … Continue reading

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What you should know about Competency Based Education.

I wanted to title this post “Competency Based Education for Dummies” yet I don’t believe that “Dummies” actually exist.   People aren’t “Dummies.”   They may lack education or lack interest in learning a topic.  However, chances are if you … Continue reading

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What’s in your reference list?

As an academic and college professor, I am perplexed. We are at a crossroad of change, fueled by an evolving online world cluttered with interesting and innovative business content. My question is: What is a valid source for research in … Continue reading

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We are rescuers not miracle workers

Sometimes you need to visit the dark side to see the light.  I went to the darkside.  I have visited the killpen where horses are unloaded, microchipped, and sorted onto slaughter trucks destine for Mexico.  There were so many horses … Continue reading

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The Grinch stole Christmas, and Facebook stole Birthdays….

Well, Facebook didn’t actually steal Birthdays, more like Hijacked.   Similar to if you were on a business trip to Detroit in January, and bad guys hijacked your flight to the Bahamas.  Not sure you would complain too much when … Continue reading

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Running the numbers on horse slaughter.

Just another day in Texas.  This week there are 30 yearling horses, and 58 donkeys that need homes. The truck will leave and the pens will fill again with more.  It has been reported that over 1,000 horses per week … Continue reading

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6 things to consider before you reply to “Free on Craigslist” or rescue a horse from a feedlot.

 ‘Free on Craigslist’ horse (FOCL):  In every state there are horse brokers who troll Craigslist looking for horses.  It’s like finding a wallet full of cash on the street. They collect the FOCL horses and dump them right into the … Continue reading

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Walmart’s Slaughter Truck

I know it is a “Livestock Trailer” and not a “Slaughter Truck” – Regardless, the sight of one of these trucks makes me cringe.  When I see one of these trucks on the road, I assume the worst and it makes … Continue reading

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Horses; where common sense is required & Darwinism still applies.

I pulled into my driveway, forgot to put the standard-shift car in gear and it rolled away.   As I chased after the car, I was angry that my car doesn’t have a sensor to remind me of all that I … Continue reading

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