Posts Tagged with "census"

Attack of the Census Worker

Monday, July 12, 2010

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I was sitting on the porch, laptop propped oddly enough on my lap while the kids were sitting on the steps blowing bubbles when a large black GMC drove up and parked behind the neighbor’s car. I jotted down the license plate, not because of any particular paranoia, but because we’re currently collecting a little […]

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Census Reminder

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

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We got a little postcard from the Census Bureau yesterday reminding us to complete and send back the form. Haven’t done that yet. Kinda want to write on the postcard “Was just testing what you claimed on the TV commercials about not being able to move forward until we return it…” and send the postcard […]

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Another Curious Census Statement

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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Since the previous Census post garnered some level of Department of Justice interest, I might as well take advantage of it. I’ve been thinking about the race questions more, so went back to the official Constituent FAQ from the Census Bureau, and found this statement: Information on race is required for many federal programs and […]

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Census Would Never Be Misused…

Tuesday, March 16, 2010


We got our census form today, and there are definitely some more intrusive questions. Like many people, I’ve been researching what is officially required to be answered by law. Unfortunately, answers are all over the place. So let’s start with what the bureau itself states in their FAQ online in reference to something simple, like […]

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