Letter: Republicans have lost their way

I read Mr. Handy's remarks on Aug. 3 calling me an unpaid columnist for the Miner. Very flattering. He's responding to the article I wrote about Sen. Gramm calling us whiners.

That article was based on facts. Gas was at $4.10 a gallon, in Mojave County the electric bills went up 20 percent, food prices are going up and winter fuel prices are going up. We are bailing out Wall Street and the banks with taxpayer money. These are all facts.

Never did I use the word depression. You sound like a Republican. I have been a Republican for 45 years, but they have lost their way.

I'm an American first, party second. Just look at the facts. And don't listen to either party.

Joe Zupancic

Golden Valley