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WHY DOES ANYONE NEED TO READ ABOUT CELEBRITIES? ... Ann Coulter
Ann Coulter Dot Com ^ | 27 Feb 2013 | Ann Coulter

Posted on 02/28/2013 2:02:58 AM PST by Rummyfan

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 hunting?"

Fantasist Dan Rather said, "There is no need to have these high-powered assault weapons."

And prissy Brit Piers Morgan thought he'd hit on a real showstopper with, "I don't know why anyone needs an assault rifle." Of course, where he comes from, policemen carry wooden sticks.

Since when do Americans have to give the government an explanation for why they "need" something? If that's the test, I can think of a whole list of things I don't know why anyone needs.

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1 posted on 02/28/2013 2:03:08 AM PST by Rummyfan
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>> And prissy Brit Piers Morgan thought he’d hit on a real showstopper with, “I don’t know why anyone needs an assault rifle.”

Imagine an abridged Revolutionary War.


2 posted on 02/28/2013 2:33:24 AM PST by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: Rummyfan

Where I am from, they are for protection from the roaming packs of feral animals with fully automatic weapons. I used to shudder when I listened to what was being fired off on New Year’s Eve. When offered a chance to move to Texas, I decided in less than 5 minutes to leave. No way was I going to live in the bowels of another city over run by lowlife. Forty mi. north of Houston(and SJL) in the country is just about right.


3 posted on 02/28/2013 2:47:51 AM PST by rightly_dividing
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To: Rummyfan
"I don't see why anyone needs ..." is code for: "I don't do it, so let's ban it."

Exactly. I'm going to level the next liberal who asks me why I need a gun.

4 posted on 02/28/2013 2:52:16 AM PST by Steve1789 (I miss having a president who loves this country.)
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To: Rummyfan
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."

Well, Joe, why do you need more than one phone in your house? You can only talk on one phone at a time, so why have more? You are wasting resources if you have more than one.

5 posted on 02/28/2013 3:07:30 AM PST by olezip
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To: Rummyfan

Hmmm... Strangely, there was no mention of Chris Christie’s position on guns.


6 posted on 02/28/2013 3:24:10 AM PST by PalmettoMason (South Carolinians need to start choosing a primary challenger to Nikki Haley NOW!!!!!!!)
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To: Rummyfan

I ask and I continue to ask the lefties, “ what does it matter what kind of gun a law abiding citizen has “?

I never get a straight answer


7 posted on 02/28/2013 3:25:23 AM PST by South Dakota (shut up and build a bakken pipe line)
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To: Gene Eric
We should not engage in “Why do you need” debates (at least not on the receiving side!). What you “need” is, in most cases, subjective, and therefore fertile ground for rhetoric. We do NOT need to make an excuse to own guns. We have a constitutional right to have them and that is good enough. Debate over.
8 posted on 02/28/2013 3:56:00 AM PST by beef (Who Killed Kennewick Man?)
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To: Rummyfan

It’s the Bill of Rights, not a “Bill of Needs”


9 posted on 02/28/2013 3:58:50 AM PST by Dilbert56
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To: Gene Eric

I don’t know why Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity is true, but that doesn’t make it false.


10 posted on 02/28/2013 4:02:11 AM PST by ALPAPilot
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To: Steve1789

I don’t need one either, but I do need the right to own one. A soon as the government starts telling me what I need or don’t need (like healthcare or firearms) we have tyranny. It is called the bill of rights, not the bill of needs.


11 posted on 02/28/2013 4:26:14 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Rummyfan
The old why do you need it argument.

Remember when the 55 mph national speed limit was instituted some years back? The do-gooders then railed on automakers to change the speedometers because the display was capable of registering speeds over 55, and people didn't need to go any faster than that.

12 posted on 02/28/2013 4:51:58 AM PST by ken in texas (I was taught to respect my elders but it keeps getting harder to find any.)
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To: Rummyfan

We need the right to decide for ourselves what we need, or more accurately we HAVE the right.


13 posted on 02/28/2013 7:07:35 AM PST by Anima Mundi (Envy is just passive, lazy greed.)
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To: Gene Eric

“Why does anyone need (an assault weapon, a 30-round magazine, a semiautomatic, etc., etc.)?”

Because I can’t get a phased plasma rifle in a 40 watt range!


14 posted on 02/28/2013 7:48:58 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (THE SOUND OF MUSIC at the POTEET THEATRE in OKC! See our murals before they are painted over!)
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To: Steve1789

Seems like the only ones who ask is the ones who don’t own guns wheter liberal or not. I have some conservative co-workers, non OB supporters, who are spouting that mess too. I always say that you need a gun for protection because most gun owners rarely hunt.

I tell them that ARs etc are not for hunting but protection against a corrupt government. I always ask what they will do if someone kicks down their door at 3AM and I always get a blank look.


15 posted on 02/28/2013 10:55:55 AM PST by USAF80
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