Posts tagged "census"

Is the number of same-sex marriages vastly overstated?

Pew Research Center says it is possible. Other research seems to be bearing it out: In new research presented at this month’s Population Association of America conference, bureau analysts reported that the 2010 census overcount of same-sex married couples may have been even worse than previously reported. When researchers matched census records for individual couples with... Read more »

Suburbia is dying, or so we're told

How amusing it is to see the suburbs getting attacked yet again. It usually comes from leftist elites that look down their noses at anything so middle class and bourgeois as the suburbs. References to the suburbs by such folks range from condescension to outright ridicule. They would have it that  only lower life forms want... Read more »

Illinois' wacky way of redistricting

If you thought that Illinois congressional and legislative redistricting was a mystery, take a closer look at what Gov. Pat Quinn and mostly Democratic lawmakers have conjured up.  The recently signed and deceptively named Illinois Voting Rights Act of 2011 requires that redrawn legislative districts conform to the most arcane and divisive rules yet seen for bestowing... Read more »
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Census quiz

When you are asked to answer 10 questions as part of the 2010 U.S. census, which of the following will not be one of them: 1. Are you an American citizen? 2. What is your telephone number? 3. How many people were living or staying in this [home] on April 1, 2010? 4. Are you... Read more »
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