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US citizens must take front line in national security: Napolitano
She insisted that President Barack Obama's administration was committed to repairing the erosion of civil liberties that took place under his predecessor, George W. Bush.
Originally posted by Aggie Man
So if I see a shady character leave a package/luggage lying around and I tell the proper authorities...that's snitching?
What if I saw that, didn't report it....and the damn thing blew up killing/ maiming/traumatizing....WELL I GUESS AT LEAST I WOULDN'T BE A SNITCH
Originally posted by Frankidealist35
That's right. They want YOU to spy on your fellow neighbors. Napolitano wants you to be big brother. She wants you to play the role of fellow big government in spying on neighbors who the state dislikes. She wants YOU.
Doesn't anyone see anything wrong with this? This was taken right out of 1984's playbook. This is Orweillian like.
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"For too long, we've treated the public as a liability to be protected rather than asset in our nation's collective security," Napolitano said Wednesday during a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations. "This approach, unfortunately, has allowed confusion, anxiety and fear to linger."