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Judge Napolitano: Boston Bombing Reopens Privacy or Safety Debate

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I want Freedom Watch back!

I want Freedom Watch back! The Judge is a natural teacher.

The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. - Heinlein

On the Docket...

Bring back the Judge on Freedom Watch!

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."


There is no duration defined in the Oath

Napolitano at his best...

This couldn't be said any better. I think he's changing the hearts and minds of the Fox News reports.

Mirand Sharma

Just a little more info on Heisenberg

Foreword: This post is not to attempt to discredit Andrew Napalotina, but for those who are more interested more in why Heisenberg was mentioned.

  • I love Judge Napalitano's talks, but just to clarify "Heisenberg's law of physics" he mentioned:

    This is actually not a "law"! what I believe he was referring to was the Heisenberg's Principle (after the man who is credited for coming up with it).

    What's more, he is probably confusing Heisenberg's principle (aka, the "uncertainty principle") with the "observer effect."

    Heisenberg's principle states (to put it simply) that there is a limit on our (current) accuracy of measuring complementary properties of a particle. That is, if we know the position of a particle, then we will not know the momentum.

    The observer effect refers to changes that happen when the act of observation itself happens. This is usually due to the instruments used. For example, measuring the pressure of a tire will cause some air to escape and give a (slightly) different measurement from before the air escaped.

    Seeing as he is not a physicist, it is easy to forgive him for not getting this correct, but as a speaker he should be understanding of what it is he is speaking about. As it is, I am unsure what point he is trying to make about observing people with camera's and microphones.

    To take the observer's effect and apply it to cameras in the street is confusing because we are not dealing with subatomic particles, we would be dealing with macro objects (e.g. people). It just doesn't matter enough. Psychologically, Judge Napalitano may have something more to speak of, but that is outside physic's scope and would be better off referring to something like the Hawthorne effect.

    Regardless, bringing physics into the picture is usually used as an appeal to false authority, that is simply just rhetoric and beneath Mr. Napalitano who has plenty authority in dealing with constitutional issues.



    But kudos to the Judge Napalitano for speaking out against this. No hate on the man.

  • This Comment Of His Says It All

    "The question is, will the courts and the police respect the law of the land or will they be so terrified of terrorists that they'll disobey the law of the land and then they, and not the terrorists, will be taking away our freedoms."

    Should be President!

    after a Ron Paul presidential term. Dreaming.

    video should be framed and

    video should be framed and mounted

    bravo judge

    Police broke into Boston homes...

    They terrorized people, in the name of what? There are many thousands of armed and dangerous criminals out there, but they don't lock down a whole city and neighborhoods to try and find those criminals!!

    The teen and his brother most likely had NO GUNS, yet the older & presumed innocent brother was killed. The ONLY people cheering were mindless numb nuts the Media wanted to focus on to JUSTIFY the behavior of the government which emanated from the WHITE HOUSE and the FBI.

    NO WARRANT was ever issued, as they didn't have enough evidence to get a warrant from a Judge. Instead, the FBI convicts this teen in the MEDIA without proof, and even MORE SUSPICIOUSLY without admitting publicly the FBI had trained Special Ops & the hired "Craft" guys with BLACK backpacks all around the race!! And several were within 20 feet of the bomb! Very suspect, as what were they doing there in the first place! If they thought there was a bomb and had their bomb-sniffing dogs, then, WHY didn't they clear the area??

    They cleared the courthouse, didn't they, but don't ask them a question about this, and for heaven's sake, don't you dare look at other photos!!

    Ladies & Gentlemen.....our government is NO longer "accountable".

    Bostonians lost freedom to leave their homes, to go to work and school and go to the grocery stores, for God's sake!

    The suspects had packs too flat, but not the Craft ops

    It has been pointed out that, "the suspects", had packs that would have bulged bigger if pressure cookers were inside, but many of the photos of Craft agents present had packs that fit the size necessary to contain such. Not saying it's so for the later, but how so the former? They were tried and executed without evidence OR charges it seems, eh?

    Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass





    Those talking heads looked

    Those talking heads looked bewildered. Like they were truly hearing these concepts for the first time. This precious moment brought to you by the NEA and "your" US Department of Education.

    “Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian.” ― Henry Ford.


    So true


    "hahahahhahahaha......im lauging because he should'nt have told you that"

    oh,.... boy!

    Wow. Well said Judge. I hope

    Wow. Well said Judge. I hope you are the next Attorney General of the USA.

    Front page bump

    Front page bump

    I'm glad to see the judge

    Talk about this! Excellent post