The Pew Research Center reports that the Census Bureau is thinking about killing questions in its American Community Survey, which has been attacked by Republicans as an invasion of privacy. Some of those questions in the housing section ask about the presence, or lack of, indoor plumbing facilities. How is such a question still relevant in 2014? Pretty relevant, as it turns out. Washington Post reporter Christopher Ingraham writes: Who doesn't have a flushing toilet? As it turns out, a ...

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