WASHINGTON (MEDIA GENERAL) — Holiday shopping season is a spending free-for-all and the government is monitoring every credit card swipe without Americans’ knowledge or consent, warn congressional Republicans.
“They know what you bought,” said Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga. “They know what you paid for it with – if you paid with a credit card or debit card.”
In other words, Macy’s knows you bought mom that vase, and so do government regulators.
But bureaucrats overseeing the project say it’s not that simple.
This is a major operation.