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Wednesday, December 23, 2009


Who do you think is currently winning the war in Afghanistan: the U.S. and its allies, the insurgents in Afghanistan, or neither side?
18% U.S. and allies
14% Insurgents
67% Neither side

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Financial institutions

In general, do you think there is too much, too little, or about the right amount of government regulation of the stock market and financial institutions?
29% Too much
45% Too little
23% About right

Friday, December 18, 2009


Do you generally approve or disapprove of the job Barack Obama is doing in handling the war in Afghanistan?
46% Approve
42% Disapprove

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Climate change

Do you think the federal government should or should not regulate the release of greenhouse gases from sources like power plants, cars and factories in an effort to reduce global warming?
65% Should
29% Should not

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Health care

Do you think it would be better to pass Barack Obama's health care plan and make its changes to the health care system or to not pass this plan and keep the current health care system?
41% Pass Obama's plan
44% Keep current system

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Climate change

As you may know, representatives from around the world are gathering for a United Nations conference on global climate change in Copenhagen. Do you favor or oppose the U.S. signing a binding global treaty at the Copenhagen meeting that would require the U.S. to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions?
55% Favor
38% Oppose

Health care

Which comes closer to the way you feel? Government reform of the nation's health care system is necessary to control costs and expand coverage. OR, Government action on health care will do more harm than good.
51% Necessary
46% Do more harm than good

Monday, December 14, 2009

Global warming

Which comes closer to your view? Global warming is a very serious problem and should be one of the highest priorities for government leaders. Global warming is serious but does not need to be a high priority. Global warming is not serious and can be addressed years from now?
37% One of highest priorities
33% Serious, not high priority
23% Not serious, address later
4% Not serious, never address (vol.)

Thursday, December 10, 2009


To avoid any more taxpayer bailouts, which of the following do you think is the better course: break up large banks, impose stricter regulation of large banks, or allow large banks to fail?
10% Break up
52% Stricter regulation
31% Allow to fail