Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Quote of the Day

"The makers of our constitution undertook to secure conditions favorable to the pursuit of happiness... They sought to protect Americans in their beliefs, their thoughts, their emotions and their sensations. They conferred, as against the government, the right to be let alone - the most comprehensive of the rights and the right most valued by civilized men."

- Judge Louis Brandeis - Olmstead v. U.S.

The "right to be left alone" is probably the one right that will forever remain unrealized.

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