Rewriting parody |

Rewriting parody

A recent (Aug. 2) letter to the editor lent itself well to a parody rewrite, “Goodbye, America (another view).”

Should the electorate vote Republican in November, America as we know it will cease to exist.

Conservatives willingly give up their inalienable rights under the guise they are protecting America from a myriad of claimed evils via the Patriot Act. The power base will be the haves and the have-mores.

The wealth will be under corporate control. Just reflect on the horrendous legislative, executive and court decisions enriching the corporate government. The rights of the people will be gradually disemboweled, making it powerless and eventually eliminated, once the right to vote has been eliminated or rendered ineffective via partisan gerrymandering.

The judges can make or overturn laws, including the presidential election. Once all rights have been removed, the Constitution will be disbanded and despotism will have at last succeeded. The self-proclaimed knowledgeable youth would do well or think about it, as the dyed-in-the-wool partisan Republicans should.

Margaret Baker

Nevada City

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