Ben Franklin kicking it on the current spying debate tip

"Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."

I was reading Christopher Hitchens' excellent essay in the April 2006 Vanity Fair in which he referenced this quote from BF and it made me wonder if this is engraved into any marble in DC anywhere. I'd love to see it engraved on the edifice of whatever building the NSA is in.

Posted: Sun - March 19, 2006 at 10:41 AM           |