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  • Aaron Sorkin
    Aaron Sorkin
    American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright 1961-
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    Certainly, last year we did an episode about the census and sampling versus a direct statistic. You just said the word 'census,' and people fall asleep.
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Blake Farenthold
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    Census data influences decisions made from Main Street to Wall Street, in Congress and with the Federal Reserve. Not to mention, the American people who look to, and trust, the data the government releases on our nation's unemployment, state of our economy, and health insurance coverage.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
    Caroline Knapp
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    Census figures be damned: If you choose to be alone, you're destined to spend a certain amount of time wondering why.
  • Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney
    American radio and television writer 1919-2011
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    I don't think the government is out to get me or help someone else get me but it wouldn't surprise me if they were out to sell me something or help someone else sell me something. I mean, why else would the Census Bureau want to know my telephone number?
  • Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney
    American radio and television writer 1919-2011
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    I hope all of you are going to fill out your census form when it comes in the mail next month. If you don't return the form the area you live in might get less government money and you wouldn't want that to happen, would you.
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Blake Farenthold
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    My subcommittee will be thoroughly investigating this issue and demanding answers from Census officials on allegations that the Census Bureau is changing the wording of survey questions used to determine our nation's annual report on health insurance coverage.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Shall we then judge a country by the majority, or by the minority? By the minority, surely. 'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or other than by their importance to the mind of the time.
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