Most Notable Quotations of 2013 So Far?

Geoffrey Steven Nathan geoffnathan at WAYNE.EDU
Mon Aug 26 23:59:48 UTC 2013

So far my favorite for expressing the zeitgeist is the founder of Lavabit, Snowden's secure email system:

"I have been forced to make a difficult decision: to become complicit in crimes against the American people or walk away from nearly ten years of hard work by shutting down Lavabit"

Ladar Levison, (accessed Aug. 26)

Geoffrey Nathan
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On Aug 26, 2013, at 6:55 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

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> My personal favorite:
> =93Well, as far as I=92m concerned, Canada=92s not really foreign soil."
> Said by Cruz

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