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GOP Could Use the Whiskey the Tea Party Drinks

Harold206 Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 7:43 AM
John, please allow me to become your proofreader. I'll even do it for free. Maybe some of us will better be able to understand and make sense of your articles without having to parse every other word in them.
Richard_B Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 8:55 AM
" I'll even do it for free."

Your use of the word "for" indicates that you do not understand grammar very well. You should have said " I'll even do it free."
JFK Democrat Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 7:56 AM
Harold instead of writing "... will better be able...", you should have written: ".... be better able..."
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 7:59 AM
Thank you, sir. I missed that.
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 7:50 AM
Harold, much as I applaud your superior gifts in this area, I feel capable of understanding Mr. Ransom's articles on my own.

While many of our heroes have lost their gloss, Abraham Lincoln still shines brightly for many Americans because there is so much to learn from his life.

For example, in 1858 Abraham Lincoln was defeated in his race for the United States Senate by Stephen Douglas, making it Lincoln’s third electoral defeat in a row. As Lincoln emerged from the telegraph office into the rain-soaked street in Springfield, Illinois he lost his balance when his foot slipped on the slick boardwalk. Catching himself before he tumbled into the mud Lincoln muttered to under his breath, “A slip, but not a fall.”...