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The nonexistent question that may haunt the census [Mega-barf Alert]
The Boston Globe ^ | February 17, 2020 | Rene Graham

Posted on 02/17/2020 12:52:44 PM PST by fwdude

The 2020 Census will not have a citizenship question. Yet it may still achieve its sinister goal — keeping immigrants from participating.

When the Supreme Court last summer prevented the Trump administration from asking census respondents whether they are American citizens, some were quick to declare victory. In reality, it was akin to a small win in a raging war with multiple shifting fronts. Whether or not the question was allowed, its mere evocation was designed to have a chilling effect on vulnerable portions of the population.

“It’s about creating a culture of fear, and when you create a culture of fear, it neutralizes people, it paralyzes people,” LaTosha Brown, cofounder of Black Voters Matter, a grass-roots organization dedicated to protecting voter rights, increasing registration, and fighting voter suppression in communities of color, said in an interview.

(Excerpt) Read more at bostonglobe.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: census; corruption
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So, when Trump loses, he really wins?

Cry me a river, leftist loons. Illegals and non-citizens have BETTER be careful about participating in a government they have no right to participate in.

1 posted on 02/17/2020 12:52:44 PM PST by fwdude
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To: fwdude
“It’s about creating a culture of fear, and when you create a culture of fear, it neutralizes people, it paralyzes people,”

Kinda like the IRS?

2 posted on 02/17/2020 12:54:36 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: unixfox

You win the Internet today.


3 posted on 02/17/2020 12:57:17 PM PST by Viking2002 (There's a little Al Bundy in all of us. And we vote.)
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To: fwdude

I’ll have to remember this when I’m out there “enumerating” in April. Maybe I’ll ask people if they are Mexican citizens or Kenyan citizens.

Can’t get in trouble if I don’t ask if they are American citizens, can I?


4 posted on 02/17/2020 12:59:35 PM PST by Ratman0823 ("Worry less about who you might offend and care more about who you might inspire" - Mike Baxter)
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"...Yet it may still achieve its sinister goal — keeping immigrants from participating..."

Yeah. Upholding the Constitution is sinister. (rolls eyes)

5 posted on 02/17/2020 1:00:58 PM PST by rlmorel (Finding middle ground with tyranny or evil makes you either a tyrant or evil. Often both.)
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To: fwdude

So, if you are black and are counted, you are in trouble. They know who you are and where you are.

Since you don’t cont, don’t be counted....... that’s the ticket


6 posted on 02/17/2020 1:01:04 PM PST by bert ( (KE. NP. N.C. +12) Progressives are existential American enemies)
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To: fwdude

I’m following through with my plan to write “American Citizen” in the “race” question under “other.” I mean, what can they do to me? Why have the “other” category if it is not available for other answers?

I’ll push this issue until the question is on the census.


7 posted on 02/17/2020 1:01:06 PM PST by fwdude (Poverty is nearly always a mindset, which can’t be cured by cash)
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To: fwdude

Looking at these leftist rags, makes you ask, “just how bored can these useless people get with themselves?”


8 posted on 02/17/2020 1:01:12 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: unixfox

What we’re seeing is a culture of fear inculcated by
a fear of culture.


9 posted on 02/17/2020 1:04:41 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Ratman0823
“There are communities of color, particularly immigrant communities, that even though the question is not on there, they will still be afraid to fill it out.”

Trump, you brilliant bastard.

Maybe they can impeach him again for this non-existent citizenship question.

10 posted on 02/17/2020 1:05:47 PM PST by fwdude (Poverty is nearly always a mindset, which can’t be cured by cash)
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To: fwdude

We want illegal aliens to be afraid to pop their heads up.
We have been making life way too easy for them for far too long.


11 posted on 02/17/2020 1:07:34 PM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizens Are Born Here of Citizen Parents_Know Islam, No Peace-No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: fwdude

“...It’s about creating a culture of fear...”

No, it’s about recognizing ILLEGALS.....


12 posted on 02/17/2020 1:09:05 PM PST by JBW1949 (I'm really PC.....Patriotically Correct)
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To: fwdude
I'm a member of a vulnerable class too.

If I break the law, law enforcement will site me, the district attorney
will prosecute me, and I will have to deal with the punishment.

That's the reality those of us who are not Leftists have to deal with.

And then when the Leftist gain power, you mind their laws or wind
up in a ditch with lots of other people.

13 posted on 02/17/2020 1:09:21 PM PST by DoughtyOne (The DNC has a taxidermist on speed dial for Nancy, Hillary, and Ruth.)
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To: Ratman0823

Kenyan citizens? Are you going to be doing your census questioning on Martha’s Vineyard?


14 posted on 02/17/2020 1:16:12 PM PST by EvilCapitalist (If it takes a bloodbath, let's get it over with. No more appeasement. -Ronald Reagan)
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To: JBW1949

It’s about creating a culture of fear AMONG LAWBREAKERS!

GOOD! Lawbreakers should live in fear.


15 posted on 02/17/2020 1:16:26 PM PST by NobleFree ("law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the right of an individual")
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To: fwdude

LaTosha Brown, cofounder of Black Voters Matter,


LaTosha, you do realize that virtually all black voters and their ancestors have been American citizens for nearly 150 years. The citizenship question wasn’t aimed at black voters, but rather the group that is supplanting black voters. The ones taking the jobs many blacks used to take, replacing blacks in historically black neighborhoods.

Yes, I know that to be politically correct, “people of color” pretend to be united against the evil white man, but everyone knows, including, I expect, you, that there is no great love lost between most hispanics and American blacks.


16 posted on 02/17/2020 1:25:44 PM PST by hanamizu
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To: fwdude

I predict that when the US goes bankrupt trying to support all the welfare wannabes in the southern hemisphere and tells them they won’t be receiving welfare any more they will fight and burn their way back to their home countrys across the Southern Border.


17 posted on 02/17/2020 1:28:41 PM PST by antidemoncrat
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To: NobleFree

There ya go....


18 posted on 02/17/2020 1:32:30 PM PST by JBW1949 (I'm really PC.....Patriotically Correct)
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To: hanamizu

I think it’s funny that the formerly allowable “colored people” is a verboten phrase, but it’s ok to say “people of color”.


19 posted on 02/17/2020 1:33:24 PM PST by Dilbert San Diego
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To: hanamizu

Bingo! The Marquez Brothers Food Company was fined here in California for not hiring Whites, Blacks and Asians.

“Marquez Brothers Fined $2 Million for Refusing to Hire Non-Hispanics. Marquez Brothers, the San Jose, CA based company that produces the El Mexicano brand of foods, will pay a fine of $2 million for rejecting non-Hispanic job applicants, including two African Americans at their location in Hanford”

LaTosha or whatever her name better wake up and realize what she is doing is counter productive against her own people.


20 posted on 02/17/2020 1:52:29 PM PST by Patriot Babe
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