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It has been suggested (and I surely agree) that this census needs to be modified.

There is a list as long as your arm (well - long enough) asking each individual to list their race. Since we are (Supposed to be) a color blind society it has been suggested, and I strong concur, that on this census you ignore this and choose (OTHER) when you come to this question.

And - put "AMERICAN" in the blank spot for race. ie. (OTHER - AMERICAN)

I fervently also further suggest emailing every one your email list to have them do the same. Let the government get the point that we are AMERICANS first and foremost.

1 posted on 03/13/2010 3:53:23 PM PST by jongaltsr
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or race? Other: “HUMAN”

as I have listed for decades.


2 posted on 03/13/2010 3:55:44 PM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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Not only American as race, also mark “N/A per the Constitution” on the rest of the sections.


4 posted on 03/13/2010 4:01:02 PM PST by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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I’ve got my paternal ancestry (from all over the British Isles and Cherokee Indian) and my Mom is German and Polish so I’ve decided to put down “ American/European Mutt” as my race.

Also, I’m going to make copies of the census before I mail it in. This way should a census worker show up on my doorstep all I will do is hand them a copy of what I mailed in and shut the door in their face.


5 posted on 03/13/2010 4:25:55 PM PST by proudofthesouth (We need a group of men with the intelligence, courage, & integrity that our Founding Fathers had.)
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I think I’ll be Hispanic/NotWhite this year. Being a Native American was kinda boring.


7 posted on 03/13/2010 5:20:31 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Democrats and Pelosi. The party of thieves, liars and tax cheats)
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As long as you answer 3 of the first 5 questions, it’s considered complete.


10 posted on 03/13/2010 5:43:45 PM PST by chae (I am karmic retribution)
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This is exactly what I’ll be doing....

I am Other in my own country but I am American (PERIOD)


11 posted on 03/13/2010 5:54:46 PM PST by jcsjcm (American Patriot - follow the Constitution and in God we Trust - Laus Deo)
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Agreed.
I've been doing this on these forms for the past ~20 years. But I make sure I put a big X through all the other categories before writing in 'American'.
These social engineers try to divide us and make us think of ourselves as balkanized groups of Americans - there is only one type of US citizen: 'American'. Drop the hyphens.
12 posted on 03/13/2010 5:55:16 PM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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If I understood my Bible correctly, we are all of the “Noahic” race. To be more specific, we could report descendance from Shem, Ham, and/or Japheth.


13 posted on 03/13/2010 6:11:09 PM PST by Hebrews 11:6 (Do you REALLY believe that (1) God is, and (2) God is good?)
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What race does Obama put down? Just asking.


14 posted on 03/13/2010 7:02:51 PM PST by my_pointy_head_is_sharp (Who would have thought we'd all be strip-searched in order to fly?!!)
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See, I’ve got a problem with this — I don’t KNOW my “race”/ethnicity, etc... etc... I mean I LOOK Caucasian, but I’m adopted so I really don’t know without a doubt that I am. Only problem is that the government knows more about the answer to this question than I do. [Oh, and last time I wrote down Adoptee American in the “Other” section — they don’t like that answer either. The Census taker and I had a “nice” chat 10 years ago...]

While I admit I’m being a bit “difficult” this just highlights the utter STUPIDITY of these questions. And, another reason why the government shouldn’t be asking all these invasive questions under the guise that if we don’t answer our “community may not get the money its entitled to”.


16 posted on 03/13/2010 7:30:36 PM PST by LibertyRocks (http://libertyrocks.wordpress.com ~ Anti-Obama Gear: http://cafepress.com/NO_ObamaBiden08)
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I think I'll just leave this here.

(runs away)

17 posted on 03/13/2010 10:05:48 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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http://www.lizmichael.com/census.htm

Declaration To Make To Census Takers

“I hereby affirm that the provisions of Title 13 ``requiring’’ me to disclose my race, personal financial data, birthdate, or any other personal, private information to the Bureau of the Census, an agency of the United States government; constitutes an unreasonable, unwarranted search of my person, house, papers, and/or effects; and a governmental invasion of the sanctity of my home and the privacies of life. As such, these provisions violate the Fourth Amendment of the US Constitution, and are thus wholly void and I am not bound to obey them.

I have completed the only those sections of the Census form pertaining to the Constitutionally-mandated actual enumeration, as follows:

1. The actual number of people living at the address printed on the form, excluding untaxed Native Americans;
2. Age of each person in accordance with US Const. Amendment XIV, Section 2.
3. Sex of each person, in accordance with US Const. Amendment XIV, Section 2.

I have thus fulfilled my obligation to the attainment of the actual enumeration of the populace of the United States.

Any fine or other sanction that is levied by any office or organization stemming from the unconstitutional provisions of Title 13 in connection with my response to this or any other Census-related questioning will be challenged in a court of law.”


19 posted on 03/15/2010 6:15:21 PM PDT by EBH (The warning bell of Freedom is ringing, can you not hear it?)
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http://2010.census.gov/2010census/how/questions.php

“Questions You May Have
Have a question about the census form?”


20 posted on 03/16/2010 6:38:14 PM PDT by Cindy
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