Judge Napolitano on Giving Up Liberty for Security


Roman emperors and tribal chieftains, King George III and French revolutionaries, 20th-century dictators and 21st-century American presidents all have asserted that their first job is to keep us safe, writes Judge Andrew Napolitano. In doing so, they are somehow entitled to take away our liberties, whether it be the speech they hate or fear, the privacy they capriciously love to invade, or the private property and wealth they salaciously covet.