In response to:

Why Does Anyone Need to Read About Celebrities?

latebloomer Wrote: Feb 27, 2013 6:42 PM
Take note of the following item: " It's called a quotation mark. The most frequent use of this puntuation device is to denote words spoken by another person. Now, go back to the top of the column and find the 4 separate instances of words placed inside those marks. These are known as direct quotes- a verbatim utterance of the person with whom they are associated in the short paragragh in which they occur. Now, then- what was your point, again?

Having given up on trying to persuade Americans that taking guns away from law-abiding citizens will reduce the murder rate, Democrats have turned to their usual prohibitionary argument: "Why does anyone need (an assault weapon, a 30-round magazine, a semiautomatic, etc., etc.)?"

Phony conservative Joe Manchin, who won his U.S. Senate seat in West Virginia with an ad showing him shooting a gun, said, "I don't know anyone (who) needs 30 rounds in a clip."

CNN's Don Lemon, who does not fit the usual profile of the avid hunter and outdoorsman, demanded, "Who needs an assault rifle to go...