It was a beautiful Sunday evening around 7:30PM. I had just finished cooking a dinner of chicken wings & a dessert funnel cake for my wife and kids. I was in the kitchen cleaning up when the doorbell rang. My wife & kids were sitting close to the door, watching an episode of Life on the Discovery Channel. My wife answered the door, which was open to allow the cool breeze to come in. There stood a pair of census enumerators. I immediately walked out of the kitchen, and my wife informed them they would need to speak to me.Read more »
A U.S. Census worker has been charged with rape and burglary, after two women in southern Indiana claim they were attacked. One of the victims was a 21 year-old physically handicapped woman. Four days before the attack, neighbors in the area say they saw Miller in the area on census business. The victim told police Miller had asked about their census information. She said they had already submitted the form. She also told police that Miller stuck around and tried to get more details.
Federal employees unleashed on American public starting today.Read more »
Nearly one in three Americans failed to return their census questionnaires by Friday’s official deadline, the Census Bureau said.Read more »
Early Dora episodes were a good learning tool when my daughter was 9-14 months old. I already started to dislike the shows when they started going all out with the fantasy show/movies but this is way to much for me.
Look man, I have a kid now. These things are important to me.Read more »
We live in an America where third party voters are suspected by government as being highly dangerous, pro-lifers are condemned on prime-time tv as clinic-bombing extremists and of being “one branch of the broader movement of violent, militant, anti-government extremism in this country” (Rachel Maddow), and opponents to this socialized health-care are openly being called “terrorists” by members of the political class. And now the conservatives ...Read more »
Fortunes cookies contain bits of insight, a few lucky numbers, and now: U.S. Census Bureau ads.
As a part of its most expensive communications campaign to date – at $340 million — the bureau spent $3,000 to advertising the 2010 Census in 2 million fortune cookies distributed in restaurants and grocery stores in Washington state, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.Read more »
"India's Home Minister, P Chidambaram, has described the process as the biggest of its kind in human history."Read more »
Anti-government sentiment could be dampening the census response in Texas, which has been counting on picking up four congressional seats and millions of dollars in federal funding.Read more »
I'm the cleaning person at church and was working there a week ago, the phone rang and a woman saying she was working for the US Census Bureau Burlington VT office was asking churches how many people attend. I went and told her but then brought up the Constitution which says they're only authorized to ask heads of households how many live there and that her question is wrong since I felt is goes against the seperation of church and state. She didn't care to here all that and gave me a curt thank you and goodbye.Read more »
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