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It's Tax Day!

Most Americans expect to receive a tax refund this year, and are more upset by people who don't pay their fair share than the amount of taxes they themselves pay More than half of those in the latest Economist/YouGov Poll claim they expect an income tax refund, so perhaps April 15 may not be too painful for many Americans.  They do prioritize reducing the deficit over cutting taxes, and more are bothered by those who get away with paying less ... read more


Politics

Obamacare: Still divisive, still disliked

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OBAMACARE:  STILL DIVISIVE, STILL DISLIKED The Affordable Care Act remains a divisive issue for Americans, despite the good news about large numbers of enrollments just before the deadline exceeding the program’s goal, and a website that finally seemed to work ... read more

Earmark spending: it's only pork if its going elsewhere

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Americans tend to think that most members of Congress direct too much federal spending to home districts - except, that is, their own district read more


Consumer

Taco Bell and McDonald's breakfast wars are raging

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The breakfast war is raging and it looks like Taco Bell is winning the opening battle for consumer perception battle over McDonald’s. McDonald’s general impression with fast food eaters has declined over the past two months – potentially driven by ... read more

T-Mobile's value strategy pays dividends

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The relentless marketing battle between wireless carriers has recently pushed T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless into a virtual tie on Value perception. Verizon Wireless’ “More Everything” plans launched February 13th with a blitz, touting more data for some customers, free international ... read more


Life

Is it OK to have someone fired for poor service?

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One-third of Americans say that it's acceptable to try and have someone fired for giving poor customer service read more

Americans Spring into their favorite season

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Springtime is the nation’s most-loved season of the year, and now that the season has sprung, Americans are most looking forward to the warmer weather, plants and wildlife, and the longer days, as well as beginning to think about spring ... read more


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It's Tax Day!

04/15/2014

Most Americans expect to receive a tax refund this year, and are more upset by people who don't pay their fair share than the amount ... read more

Obamacare: Still divisive, still disliked

04/14/2014

The country is still highly divided over Obamacare, with many wanting to repeal it even as half of Democrats want to expand the law The ... read more


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