Wednesday, June 10, 2009

GOP's Civil Liberties Hypocrisy

By Nat Parry
June 10, 2009 (Originally posted April 20, 2009)

Editor's Note: Amid a surge of right-wing terrorism and intimidation -- including the murder of a Kansas abortion doctor and a fatal assault on Washington's Holocaust Museum -- we are re-posting an article from April that examined the Republican fury over a Homeland Security report that warned of exactly such possibilities:

Just as Republicans have refashioned themselves as fiscal conservatives in the age of Obama, apparently forgetting that they allowed a budget surplus to be transformed into a record deficit while George W. Bush was President, they now seem to be taking up the cause of civil liberties – at least as far as right-wing groups are concerned.

Read on.

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