Those of us who are on the left find all of this sudden concern for our privacy and civil liberties by you and others on the right very puzzling. All of the programs you good folks are condemning are the same programs that began (with great enthusiasm from Congress, I might add) under President Bush. You all said nothing negative at that time, since Mr. Cheney would regularly remind us that anyone who objected was unpatriotic. Republicans REPEATEDLY voted to re-authorize these aspects of the Patriot Act. And that includes some of the folks who are now complaining about it.
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