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I Wonder About The Census Questions

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    Used To Work For Them 10 Yrs Ago

    BTW, if you do work for them this time around and you do the thing w/ the maps- count each one you do. They do NOT tell you that at the beginning- only at the end. Just an FYI. And my impression of the census manager types were that they were gung ho on the census being important...
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F Dec 18, 2009

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    Census Questions

    Census questions,Sometimes,I wonder,Too personal,Are we prisoners?In our own land,Spied upon,Our every move,It’s true,Big Brother,He’s out there,Watching us!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Oct 17, 2011

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    Cats As Residents And Their Nationalities

    When I worked there 10 yrs ago (aside from coming across my own return - like a prize - and getting a floor-full of applause) I came across one return from a little old lady who counted her cats as residents and (like 11) and listed their "nationalities". Now I think...
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F Dec 22, 2009

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    The Little Flyer -why The Census

      You know, if I trusted our government, I wouldn't mind answering the census. I should say if I trusted our government has our best interest at heart and not some social liberal experiment in diluting the culture that made this a...
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F Dec 18, 2009

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    The Race Question

    Here's where i read into it. What is the point of this question? How does it help build roads or schools? Why don't they break down 'white' into british, french, italian, german? Do they assume because i put hispanic that I automatically in favor of thieving illegals? I suspect...
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    How Many Rooms/bedrooms

    and WTF does this have to do w/ schools? Elder care? roads? Seriously. Wish I had the balls to answer the number of people in residence and return the form. Period. And why are bathrooms *excluded* as rooms?
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    They Won't??? Ask Abt Finances?

    On the news tonight they were talking about the census and how workers will be coming around if you do not answer. And they are saying they *won't * ask your SSN or about finances (looking out for fraud). Well that's just not true- the census asks a whole helluva lot about...
    stupidityreigns stupidityreigns 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2010

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