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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.

Bill Sparkman, Kentucky Census Worker, May Have Committed Suicide

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and JEFFREY McMURRAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Investigators probing the death of a Kentucky census worker found hanging from a tree with the word "fed" scrawled on his chest inc...

AP sources: Insurance Probed In Census Taker Death

AP | JEFFREY McMURRAY and DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A census taker found hanging from a tree had named his son as his life insurance beneficiary, and investigators are looking int...

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?

Bill Sparkman Found Naked, Gagged And Bound

AP | ROGER ALFORD and JEFFREY McMURRAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BIG CREEK, Ky. — A part-time census worker found hanging in a rural Kentucky cemetery was naked, gagged and had his hands and feet bound with du...

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.

Census Worker Hanged With "Fed" On Body

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT and JEFFREY McMURRAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MANCHESTER, Ky. — A U.S. Census worker found hanged from a tree near a Kentucky cemetery had the word "fed" scrawled on his chest, a law enforce...