"Every man should know that his conversations,
his correspondence, and his personal life are private."
by:
Lyndon B. Johnson
(1908-1973) 37th US President (1963-1969)
Source:
Remarks, 10 March 1967
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 -- Anonymous, Reston, VA US      
So long as the government's listening, right? We're not suppose to be TOTALLY secure in our person, life, and papers, right? In a government "of, by, and for the people", I can only be as secure as my neighbor will allow me to be-- Sounds like freedom and liberty to me.
 -- Logan, Memphis, TN     
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    ...the abbreviated version of the Fourth Amendment.
     -- Joe, Rochester, MI     
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    "Every man and woman should know that their conversations, correspondence, banking, and health records are open to government and private scrutiny at all times, and should act accordingly. Never put anything in an email that you wouldn;t want your mother to hear repeated from the witness stand." Kim L. Ground 1950 -- witness to the decline of American civil liberties
     -- TheMANwithNoName, Tampa     
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    If only this were true. It seems nobody in government believes we REALLY have a right to privacy.
     -- Mike, Mount Holly, NC     
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    Why should it be otherwise?
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    this quote is really helpful to new begeners in the white house
     -- shante, montgomery     
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    What was the context of the quote?
     -- Pat, Albuquerque     
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