Staff / TruthdigApr 4, 2014
Ketamine is known to horse enthusiasts as an equine tranquilizer and to recreational pharmacology enthusiasts as the party drug "Special K." It might also have other unexpected applications, including as part of a treatment regimen for depression. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
By Dave Philipps, ProPublicaSep 29, 2012
Animal welfare advocates fear wild horses sold by the government to a well-known advocate of horse slaughter are being sent to the killing floor. Dig deeper ( 13 Min. Read )
By Ann Jones, TomDispatchMar 8, 2012
Since May 2007, 76 NATO soldiers have been killed and an undisclosed number wounded in 46 recorded “deliberate attacks” by members of the Afghan National Security Force. These figures suggest more than a recent “trend of Afghan treachery.” Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
Deanne Stillman / TruthdigFeb 14, 2011
February 1st marks the 50th anniversary of the release of “The Misfits,” the iconic and underrated film about Nevada mustangers who brutally capture wild horses so they can sell them to the slaughterhouse.February 1st marks the 50th anniversary of an iconic film about Nevada mustangers who brutally capture wild horses so they can sell them to the slaughterhouse. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Deanne Stillman / TruthdigMay 4, 2010
It is a sad fact of American life that horse killing is not an anomaly. In fact, such episodes have been playing out across our land for decades. Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 4, 2008
File this under just plain weird: Hillary Clinton picked Eight Belles, the only filly in the race, to win the Kentucky Derby. She came in second, behind Big Brown, and, sadly, had to be euthanized on the track because she broke two ankles after crossing the finish line. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 11, 2006
Because the House is considering an anti-gambling bill that would include an exemption for horse racing and intrastate lotteries The disgraced lobbyist worked to ensure the latter in a bill several years ago
Gambling is bad, bad, bad Unless it's on horsies or lotteries Then it's OK
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