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Tue., Dec. 7, 2010, 2:25 p.m.

WalMart Joins Security Spy Effort

Monday in a conference call with reporters, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the expansion of the recent campaign, “If You See Something, Say Something” to hundreds of Walmart stores across the country. The campaign, which was first started in New York City, is designed to elevate awareness among the public to report possible suspicious activity to law enforcement.  Napolitano recently taped a PSA that will play in Walmart stores that have video displays in the checkout lanes/KBOI. More here.

Question: Is America moving toward Big Brotherism where neighbor spies on neighbor?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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