First they came for the Whistleblowers, and I did not speak out

nsa-logoFirst they came for the Whistleblowers, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Whistleblower.

Then they came for the Boing Boing Readers, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a  Boing Boing Reader.

Then they came for the Linux Users, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Linux User.

Then they came for people who mocked the NSA, and I did not speak out—
Because I was not mocking the NSA.

Then they came for the Jews (they always eventually come for the Jews even when Jews think they are mainstream), and I did not speak out—
Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.

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