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Fri Jul 12, 2019, 05:50 AM

"This is a question that's been included in every census since 1965," 😄 a sadly funny LIE

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I'm sure this has been covered here but I heard the local talk radio idiot yesterday claim the citizenship question has ALWAYS been on the Census until Obama decided we didn't need it anymore in 2010...so I had to check it out. Short, straightforward, sound like you know what you are talking about, that's the key to their propaganda.....but then there's the actual truth.
One last point - Trump had absolutely no position to comment on this at all. It's been decided by the courts and it's the responsibility of Congress not the Executive Branch.


NPR FACT CHECK: Has Citizenship Been A Standard Census Question?

The claim
"This is a question that's been included in every census since 1965," (Sarah Huckabee) Sanders said Tuesday, "with the exception of 2010, when it was removed."

Sanders mentioned the year 1965 on Tuesday, but the census only comes every 10 years, so it isn't clear what she was referring to, and the White House did not respond to a request for clarification. That's funny in that she skipped over the painfully obvious math in her lie.

The last time a citizenship question was among the census questions for all U.S. households was in 1950. That form asked where each person was born and in a follow-up question asked, "If foreign born Is he naturalized?"

In 1960, there was no such question about citizenship, only about place of birth.

In 1970, the Census Bureau began sending around two questionnaires: a short-form questionnaire to gather basic population information and a long form that asked detailed questions about everything from household income to plumbing. The short form went to most households in America. The long form was sent to a much smaller sample of households, 1 in 6. Most people didn't get it.

Starting in 1970, questions about citizenship were included in the long-form questionnaire but not the short form. For instance, in 2000, those who received the long form were asked, "Is this person a CITIZEN of the United States?"

The short form kept it simple: name, relationship, age, sex, Hispanic origin, race, marital status and whether the home is owned or rented.

Later, the census added the American Community Survey, conducted every year and sent to 3.5 million households. It began being fully implemented in 2005. It asks many of the same questions as the census long-form surveys from 1970 to 2000, including the citizenship question.



But if the 2020 census form does ultimately ask about citizenship status, it will be the first time the U.S. census has directly asked for the citizenship status of every person living in every household. --- emphasis from the article.

https://www.npr.org/2018/03/27/597436512/fact-check-has-citizenship-been-a-standard-census-question

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Reply "This is a question that's been included in every census since 1965," 😄 a sadly funny LIE (Original post)
underpants Jul 2019 OP
Sherman A1 Jul 2019 #1
3Hotdogs Jul 2019 #3
Sherman A1 Jul 2019 #4
3Hotdogs Jul 2019 #5
Sherman A1 Jul 2019 #8
The Wizard Jul 2019 #2
durablend Jul 2019 #6
turbinetree Jul 2019 #7

Response to underpants (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 06:22 AM

1. I don't bother listening to anything he says

If his lips are moving, he is lying 🤥.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #1)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 07:53 AM

3. Then read the article.

The moving lips refer to Sarah, not Bernie.

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #3)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 08:06 AM

4. Anything coming from the administration is likely a lie

so why bother reading or listening. The particular source of the lie is inconsequential.

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Response to Sherman A1 (Reply #4)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 08:10 AM

5. Actually, I misread YOUR post.

Carry on.

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #5)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 11:43 AM

8. Why

Thank You So Very Much......

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 07:41 AM

2. The lying is pathological

Electric shock therapy could be the remedy.

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 08:23 AM

6. Doesn't matter

His deplorables believe it and that's all that matters

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Response to underpants (Original post)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 08:51 AM

7. SO Sarah, when when the last time you were asked if your were an American Citizen................

How about your father, better yet how about the kompromat asshole in the white house, you do know what kompromat means right, they don't ask Russian words on the census forms, because most citizens are citizens and have no need.............................

LOCK YOUR ASS UP.....................that's all I got to say..........................LOCK YOUR ASS UP.....................

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