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Pindin’ Bidness

Pindin’ Bidness or those of you that don't speak Texan, that is "Pending Business."  And if you want to learn to speak Texan, I suggest you sit in the Texas House Ag Committee hearings for a couple of days.  You can hear the chairman call for "pindin' bidness" as he places his cowboy hat on the table while another starts gnawing on a big cigar in the back of the room.  I have never felt the spirit of Texas stronger (or had a thicker accent) than in that moment. I'm sure you are wondering why I was in this mecca of cow punching politicians (that means cowboy) soaking up the Lone Star Spirit while I should be in class learning pathology and toxicology.  I was attending congressional hearings concerning pindin' equine dentistry legislation, sorry can't help myself.  The practice of equine dentistry has been the source of major contention for many years.  In Oklahoma, the legislative pendulum has swung drastically and quickly from one... (Read More)