Poll Archives

Obama says the latest GOP plan to reopen the government & raise the debt ceiling is a nod to the Tea Party. What's your opinion of the Tea Party?

Love, Love Love The Tea Party
 
79%
A Love Hate Relationship
 
10%
Can't Stand The Tea Party
 
11%

A new AP/NORC poll states that the average person is " old" at about 72. What's "old" to you?

About 65
 
19%
About 70
 
7%
72 It Is
 
5%
Over 80
 
13%
As Old As You Feel
 
56%

Do you believe the government shutdown, debt ceiling drama & congressional catfights are being used to cover up for the failures of the Obamacare Exchange sign-ups?

Yes
 
87%
No
 
13%

Which of the following do Americans have the lowest approval rating of?

Wall Street
 
39%
Hemorroids
 
2%
The IRS
 
15%
Congress
 
43%
Cockroaches
 
2%

A Long Island, NY Middle School has banned footballs, baseballs, tag, cartwheels & other activities that might injure children. You say?

Good Idea
 
10%
Bad Idea
 
26%
I Smell Lawyers
 
65%

Would you report a friend or family member who you knew was knowingly defrauding a government program(s)?

Yes
 
38%
Possibly
 
37%
Not A Chance
 
20%
Already Have
 
2%
No - Cuase I'm Doing It
 
2%

If your paycheck suddenly stopped, how long could you go without running into serious financial trouble?

The Very Same Day
 
35%
A Week Or Two
 
13%
2 - 3 Weeks
 
10%
A Month Or Two
 
35%
Never, I'm Set
 
8%

Day 3 of the Government shutdown with no end in sight. How long do you think it will be before they re-open the government?

A Few Days
 
8%
About A Week
 
13%
A Few Weeks
 
18%
A Month Or So
 
5%
Hopefully Never
 
55%

Has the government shutdown had any impact on you directly?

Yes
 
22%
No
 
78%

The government shutdown blame-game is in full swing. Who do you blame for the shutdown?

The Democrats
 
10%
The Republicans
 
3%
The President
 
18%
All Of Them
 
69%

A newly released survey shows people get their greatest pleasure in life from having a tidy house. Which of the following survey choices gives you the most pleasure?

Cleaning The House
 
23%
Going On Vacation
 
26%
Sex With A Partner
 
39%
Great Night Out
 
12%

There's a lot of talk lately about bringing back the idea of mandatory retirement with 70 being the most mentioned age. Regardless of age, do you agree or disagree with the idea?

Agree With Idea
 
19%
Disagree With Idea
 
81%

A new survey shows 68% of people think the U.S. is headed down the wrong track, while 25% say it's on the right track. What track do you see the country on?

Right Track
 
6%
Wrong Track
 
22%
Derailed
 
72%

Do you believe the internet, search engines & devices like smartphones, tablets, etc., are ruining people's memories?

Absolutely
 
37%
Somewhat
 
26%
Not At All
 
13%
I'm Sorry, What Was The Question?
 
24%

More & more medical experts are calling for a delay in the implementation of Obamacare as we approach the October 1st rollout. Should Obamacare be delayed for 1 year in order to work out the bugs?

Yes
 
76%
No
 
24%

The GOP has introduced a bill to ban people receiving food stamps from buying junk food. You say?

Agree
 
87%
Disagree
 
13%

E-cigarette use is on the rise & the gov't wants to regulate it as a "tobacco" product, saying it is a gateway to other tobacco products. Should the gov't be regulating E-cigarettes?

Yes
 
40%
No
 
12%
Hell No - It's Water Vapor
 
48%

A new study, "A Penny Saved is a Partner Earned: The Romantic Appeal of Savers", concludes that both men & women find savers to be sexier than spenders. Who do you find sexier?

Savers
 
88%
Spendthrifts
 
12%

The President & Congress are circling the Syrian war wagons, drumming up support to send the U.S. to war with Syria. Where do you stand on the issue?

Support War With Syria
 
20%
Oppose War With Syria
 
80%

Labor Day got it's start well over 100 years ago. The first American Labor Day was celebrated in New York on September 5, 1882, and quickly spread nationwide. In what country did Labor Day originate?

United States
 
36%
Soviet Union
 
22%
France
 
16%
Canada
 
12%
Germany
 
15%

Generally speaking, which do you enjoy more - the hours you spend on the job, the hours you spend doing leisure activities or both?

On The Job
 
47%
Leisure Activities
 
27%
Both
 
26%

If our Commander-In-Chief decides to take the U.S. into war with Syria, without a vote from Congress, should the House & Senate move to impeach President Obama?

Yes
 
94%
No
 
6%

A Singapore Airlines partner, Scoot Airlines, has a new program where travelers can "upgrade" to a kid-free zone for $14. Should more airlines offer this option?

Yes
 
96%
No
 
4%

The Body Mass Index (BMI) is used to measure if someone is fit, overweight or obese. When was the BMI index developed?

2010
 
45%
1991
 
18%
1965
 
14%
1912
 
8%
1830
 
16%

Ben Affleck has been tapped to play the new Batman. Who do you think has portrayed the best Batman on film?

Christopher Reeve (1978)
 
42%
Michael Keaton (1989 & 1992)
 
27%
Val Kilmer (1995)
 
5%
George Clooney (1997)
 
1%
Christian Bale (2005 & 2008)
 
25%

D.C. officials want to subsidize pot purchases for poor people. Dispensaries would be forced to put aside 2% of profits to subsidize low-income people at or below 200% of poverty level. You say?

Great Idea
 
17%
Stupid Idea
 
26%
What's Next? Munchie Subsidies?
 
57%

The Hill has released it's annual report on the richest members of Congress. Which of the two major political parties has the most members in the Top 10?

The Evil, Greedy, Capitalist Republican Party
 
18%
The Kind, Caring, I Feel Your Pain Democrat Party
 
82%

Hawaii is a welfare paradise. A mother with 2 kids can get $49,125/yr (tax-free), more than the first year salary of many teachers, secretaries & computer programmers. Have you ever considered throwing in the towel & living off Uncle Sam?

Not For One Single Second
 
53%
Thought About It But Would Never Do It
 
32%
Seriously Considering Doing It
 
10%
Thought About It? I'm Living It
 
2%
Did It & Now I'm Back To The Daily Grind
 
3%

As kids start heading back to school, they're finding more & more public schools enforcing a "strict dress code", with 25% demanding students wear uniforms. You say?

Yes, Dress Codes and/or Uniforms
 
60%
Strict Dress Codes But No Uniforms
 
33%
No Dress Codes and/or Uniforms
 
7%

Johns Hopkins School of Public Health has released a new survey of ER admissions that are alcohol related. Which of the following accounted for the highest percentage of these ER admissions?

Colt 45 Malt Liquor
 
33%
Budweiser Beer
 
21%
Steel Reserve Malt Liquor
 
8%
Barton's Vodka
 
11%
Bud Light
 
27%

The US government refuses to call the deadly military overthrow in Egypt a coup. Doing so would mean the $1.5 billion we send Egypt would stop immediately. Who do you think has the most say in this word game?

The Egyptian Government
 
21%
The Israeli Government
 
5%
The United States Congress
 
18%
The Military Industrial Complex
 
56%

Prez Obama, without Congress' approval, wants to charge every mobile-phone user to expand high-speed Internet access to 99% of schools in 5 years. The ConnectEd program will cost users $6 billion. You say?

Great Idea & I'm Willing To Pay
 
11%
Great Idea But Not One Dime From Me
 
7%
Another Gov't Giveaway To Buy Votes
 
82%

A Pew Research Center analysis has found the number of adults between 18 & 31 living at home has risen to a 40 year high (36%). How long is too long for kids to live at home after finishing college?

1 Year
 
31%
2-3 Years
 
18%
3-5 Years
 
5%
No Limit
 
11%
A Long Weekend
 
35%

The AG, federal prosecutors & members of Congress are looking to eliminate "mandatory minimum" drug sentences for low-level, nonviolent drug offenders, instead pushing for drug treatment & community service. You say?

Agree, War On Drugs Is A Failure
 
76%
Disagree, Prison Is The Only Answer
 
24%

In a new YouGov poll, 53% of Democrats & 27% of Republicans say the "American dream is no longer achievable". How do you see the "American dream"?

Living It
 
13%
Achievable
 
7%
Fading Away
 
20%
Making A Comeback
 
1%
Gone
 
58%

If you were making $558,625 / yr, which of the following would you be?

NFL Rookie
 
15%
NBA Rookie
 
2%
MLB Manager
 
1%
NHL Manager
 
2%
Santa Ana City Manager
 
80%

Sen. Rand Paul is leading the Republican alternative to a Detroit "rescue plan". He wants to divert the money we're sending to Egypt ($1.5 billion/yr.) to assist in Detroit's recovery. You say?

Great Idea, I'm All For It
 
21%
No Federal Bailout Of Detroit
 
3%
No Detroit Bailout & Continue Egypt's Foreign Aid
 
3%
No Detroit Bailout & Zero Foreign Aid For Egypt
 
73%

In Phoenix today, the Prez said one of the keys to a sustainable housing recovery is immigration reform. His logic is the more people that are buying homes, the higher prices will go. Was the Prez pitching home ownership or amnesty or both?

Home Ownership
 
7%
Amnesty
 
61%
Both
 
32%

Smartphones are changing the way we live & learn. Some prominent people in education are saying there's no longer any need for kids to learn spelling and/or grammar. Why bother, the phone does it for you.

Agree
 
10%
Disagree
 
90%

Cities, including New York, San Francisco & Ft Lauderdale, are offering their homeless a trip "home" by air, bus or train. Homeless advocates say this is just dumping & there's nothing humane about it. You say?

It's Dumping & It's Wrong
 
31%
It's Humane To Send Them Home
 
20%
It's Dumping & I Support It
 
49%

Homeownership in America is back to the level it was 18 years ago. Now there is another push to get more low-income & minority buyers into the market. Does everyone in America deserve to own a home?

Yes, It's The American Dream
 
9%
No, We Don't Need Another Crash
 
4%
Only If They Can Afford It, Period
 
87%

Euromonitor has released it's middle-class consumer spending priorities survey. Which of the following tops the spending priorities list?

New Vehicle
 
40%
Pay Down Debt
 
31%
Increase Savings
 
6%
Travel
 
10%
Shopping
 
13%

The Prez & his Crony Congressional Crapitalists are pushing for a "special, one-time" corporate tax break for the $900 billion in overseas profits. When they did this in 2004, were jobs created, lost or stayed the same?

Created
 
14%
Lost
 
51%
Stayed The Same
 
35%

Pope Francis signaled an openness to gay priests serving inside the Catholic Church stating "Who am I to judge a gay person of goodwill who seeks the Lord? You can't marginalize these people." You say?

I'm With The Pope On This
 
60%
Gotta Say Nope To The Pope
 
40%

A $5.5 Billion lawsuit has been filed in NYC over inclusion of an "automatic gratuity" on every restaurant bill at places like Olive Garden & Red Lobster. Should there be an automatic gratuity at every bar & restaurant in each state?

Yes
 
30%
No
 
67%
Yes + 20%
 
3%

Touting Obamacare, the Prez said that 13 million people have gotten health insurance rebates this year & 8.5 million more will get them soon. Have you seen a rebate on your health insurance premium?

Yes
 
9%
No
 
91%

Major League Baseballs' All-Star game last night was a sellout but keeping sports fans in the seats is getting harder to do. Ticket pricing is one of the reasons. Which of the following has the highest average ticket price?

Los Angeles Lakers / Basketball
 
37%
New York Yankess / Baseball
 
19%
Daytona 500 / NASCAR
 
14%
New England Patriots / Football
 
19%
Oklahoma Sooners / College Football
 
11%

Union leaders fired off a letter to Reid & Pelosi calling Obamacare a threat to the 40 hour workweek & expressed their concern for millions of small businesses & their workers. What do you think the unions real concern is?

Sincere About Small Businesses & Workers
 
15%
Genuinley Concerned About Obamacare
 
0%
Looking For A Special Union Exemption
 
74%
All The Above
 
12%

Americans love their beer! The Beer Institute has ranked the top 10 states where the most beer is consumed for every adult of legal age. Which of the following states downed the most suds?

New Hampshire
 
17%
Montana
 
9%
Texas
 
42%
North Dakota
 
16%
Nevada
 
16%

Now that the Banker Gangsters on Wall Street have stolen enough money, some Senators say it's time to put some controls back in place. One of them is John McCain, who voted to do away with those controls in 1999. You say?

Better Late Than Never
 
13%
They'll Always Find A Way Around The Rules
 
25%
John McCain Is A Tired Old Fool
 
61%