Letter to the Editor
It seems that today’s Republicans are a different party than they used to be. Republicans used to be the party of small government and keeping the government out of people’s private business. Now Republicans want the government to tap you phone calls, trace your money, and watch everything you do. I remember when Republicans talked about fiscal responsibility, balancing the budget, and paying off the national debt. But you don’t hear about that anymore.
Now republicans consider it a patriotic act for people to give up their freedom. Now they want to allow the government to tap our phones without warrants and set up secret CIA torture camps in foreign countries that allow concentration like camps. Now Republicans run on the fear of terrorism saying that if you don’t vote for us then the terrorist will get you. It’s hard for a person to say that they are a Republican now that the meaning of Republican has changed.