John Rice is a columnist/private detective, who has seen his business and family thrive in Forest Park. He thoroughly enjoys life in the village and still gets a thrill smelling Red Hots, watching softball and strolling through cemeteries.
The daily attacks on our bedrock beliefs and institutions can hit too close to home. I worked on the 2000 and 2010 Census and know how valuable the data is. Adding a citizenship question to the form would be disastrous.