As many of you are probably aware, last night was the final episode of Freedom Watch, hosted by Judge Andrew Napolitano. Freedom Watch was no ordinary pundit show, pointlessly continuing an irrelevant debate between socialists and neocons. The Judge was no ordinary pundit, holding back his true opinions out of fear of upsetting sponsors, suits, or the PC-police. He called himself the Night Watchman, and it is a role he took very seriously.
I have to admit that first I was surprised by the news that his show was being cancelled, but I don’t think it should be surprising at all. The surprising part should be that they gave him a show in the first place, and allowed him to continue it as long as he did. The Judge did a lot of things you won’t see on cable news very often, from calling out “Cousin Janet’s Goons” to openly questioning the drug war. He regularly had as guests superstars from the freedom movement, like the folks from Reason, and Mises Institute guys (including Lew Rockwell, a complete pariah to the MSM). He helped beat the drum for Ron Paul, while everyone else collecting a paycheck from Rupert Murdoch shamelessly parroted the same tired lies about the good doctor.
The Judge says he will still be all over Fox, and that he has more surprises in store for us. Whether this holds true or not, the ending of his show can be a new beginning for us all. Those of us who care about freedom should take this as a challenge. See the Judge as our Obi-Wan, strike him down and he becomes more powerful than you could ever imagine. If Fox won’t give us the coverage of the issues we demand, well, I suppose we’ll have to just take matters into our own hands. This blog is but a small whisper in a forest of the next generation of freedom-loving individuals who hope to see liberty restored in our lifetimes. The Judge has both inspired me, and challenged me to better myself. To become a night watchman. If enough of us shine a light on the darkness of the great evil facing our nation, maybe, someday, the villagers will wake up and choose to fight it. Perhaps then, we could once again have a society that respects THESE principles:
That government is best which governs least.
The people are entitled to a government that stays within the confines of the constitution.
The constitution was written to keep the government off the people’s back.
The revolution continues, always…