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Bill Sparkman Hanged

Discussion Of Dead Census Worker Highlights Right-Wing Paranoia

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

According to reports, the body of a part-time Census field worker had the word "fed" scrawled across his chest. Suddenly, big government is a big problem, and the "Feds" are to blame.

First HuffPost Blog: When Wrong, We Need to Own up to It

Steve Marmel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Marmel

Does Michele Bachmann get to continue walking around like she's not complicit in the death of census worker Bill Sparkman? Or do we finally start holding people accountable for their words and actions?

Waking Up To the Coming Battle Over the Census

Simon Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Rosenberg

Last night's reports of the murder of a US Census worker will bring national attention to the emerging politics of the Census count, something that we've long been worried about at NDN.