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||75%|
|A Love Hate Relationship||12%|
|Can't Stand The Tea Party||13%|
A new AP/NORC poll states that the average person is " old" at about 72. What's "old" to you?
|72 It Is||5%|
|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?
Which of the following do Americans have the lowest approval rating of?
A Long Island, NY Middle School has banned footballs, baseballs, tag, cartwheels & other activities that might injure children. You say?
|I Smell Lawyers||65%|
Would you report a friend or family member who you knew was knowingly defrauding a government program(s)?
|Not A Chance||20%|
|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%|
Has the government shutdown had any impact on you directly?
The government shutdown blame-game is in full swing. Who do you blame for the shutdown?
|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?
Do you believe the internet, search engines & devices like smartphones, tablets, etc., are ruining people's memories?
|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?
The GOP has introduced a bill to ban people receiving food stamps from buying junk food. You say?
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?
|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?
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?
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%|
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?
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?
The Body Mass Index (BMI) is used to measure if someone is fit, overweight or obese. When was the BMI index developed?
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?
|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%|
|Steel Reserve Malt Liquor||8%|
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?
|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"?
|Making A Comeback||1%|
If you were making $558,625 / yr, which of the following would you be?
|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?
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.
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?
|Pay Down Debt||31%|
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?
|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 + 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?
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?
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%|