Only guilty bothered by NSA plan, right?

June 24, 2013 

I don't understand all this fuss over the NSA logging every phone call or scanning every email and social media site. If you have nothing to hide, why would this bother you?

It is not like the IRS or FBI has ever targeted any group of individuals under this administration. Oh, there was something about the AP and a Fox News reporter being snooped on, but again, if you have nothing to hide, this shouldn't be an issue.

I am not sure, but I think the IRS did pay some extra attention to some right-wing nut groups and I am sure they deserved it.

In all seriousness, trampling on the Constitution in the name of national security is not the way to ensure a free country or that our rights are protected. If some hack contractor has access to extremely sensitive information, who is to say that it couldn't or wouldn't be used for some nefarious purpose. Just ask the head of the IRS on the purpose of one of his more than 150 visits to the White House in two years to get your answer.

One doesn't have to be a conspiracy theorist to recognize that this administration is up to no good.

JEFF AZLIN

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