Senator Pat Roberts, speaking about the NSA surveillance scandal, had this to say: "You don't have civil liberties if you're dead."
Hearing this, from the great beyond, the ghost of Patrick Henry answered, "Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!"
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