“I actually feel sick.”
Karen is at her desk studying the 2010 U.S. Census form that just arrived in the mail.
“What’s happening to this country?” Karen murmurs, “this obsession with race and color.”
Indeed, the 2010 Census overflows with grim little boxes that demand to know your race, color, ethnicity, and tribe.
The federal government has a dizzying array of racial programs that need to be fed. There are laws, there are grants, there are endless entitlement programs for your every racial/ethnic/gender category.
In 1935, the Germans created the Nuremberg Laws in order to “scientifically” categorize Jews.
I was brought up to believe that only Nazis—and vampires—are obsessed with blood.
I thought we were Americans.
Bravo for Michele Bachman who refuses to fill out the entire form.