FOX News Senior judicial analyst, Judge Andrew Napolitano and I are buds. If you haven't heard, he and I chat weekly in "Judging Freedom", 20 minutes of revealing (and usually entertaining) conversation about current events that impact Freedom and, by extension, our personal, daily lives.
I've often told the Judge, on and off the air, he should come out swinging harder than he is seen on FOX, even harder than he has done in "Judging Freedom". Whether my
exhortations have had any effect is up to him to say! Regardless, his latest is the first I've seen him present without the gloves on.
Last week, we learned how deep the disrespect for the Constitution runs in the government and how tortured is the logic that underlies it. In a little-noted speech at Washington and Lee School of Law, Gen. Michael Hayden, the former director of both the CIA and the NSA, told us. In a remarkable public confession, he revealed that somehow he received from some source he did not name the authority to reinterpret the Fourth Amendment's protection of privacy so as to obliterate it. He argued that the line between privacy and unbridled government surveillance is a flexible and movable one, and that he — as the head of the NSA — could move it.
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