Filling Out the Census Form
Original post made by Paul Losch, a resident of Palo Alto, on Apr 2, 2010
It was not lost on me that the US Census form was due to be sent on on April Fool's Day.
I sent mine in a few days back, no big deal to respond to it. It is part of our Constitution that requires people to do, as I did this past month, every 10 years.
It appears that this cycle has brought out all sorts of "advocates" who are admonishing the people they purport to speak for to not fill out the form.
Libertarians, Illegal Immigrants, and many folks in between.
I think this is a reflection on how the current climate socially is in a state of confusion, acrimony, and a lack of understanding about how there are basic things that made this country as great as it is.
And it is in our country's Constitution.