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ISIS seen as a bigger threat than Al Qaeda image

ISIS seen as a bigger threat than Al Qaeda

The Islamic State is seen as a greater threat to the United States than Al Qaeda, and many Americans support cooperating with Assad to fight them The emergence of the Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS) and its recent execution of an American hostage has made Americans more aware -- and more concerned -- about the group.  In the latest Economist/YouGov Poll, nearly half the public views IS as an immediate and serious threat to the United States, more than ... read more


Politics

Public: it's unfair to criticize a president for playing golf

Public: it's unfair to criticize a president for playing golf image

However, Americans are more reluctant to absolve President Obama of that very criticism Barack Obama is back in the White House today after spending most of the last two weeks with his family on Martha’s Vineyard, an island off the ... read more

Most Democrats support prosecution of Rick Perry

Most Democrats support prosecution of Rick Perry image

Democrats overwhelmingly support the prosecution of Rick Perry, but independents do not read more


Consumer

Burger King’s Target Tim Hortons: High Quality And Value But Low Awareness

Burger King’s Target Tim Hortons: High Quality And Value But Low Awareness image

In acquiring Canadian-headquartered coffee shop chain Tim Hortons, Burger King gets a chain with high marks in value and quality perception but less than a third of the brand awareness of its U.S. rivals. With 866 outlets in the U.S., ... read more

Despite increases in hacking, Americans still don't change passwords enough

Despite increases in hacking, Americans still don't change passwords enough image

Despite increased concern about Internet security only 62% of Americans have changed the password on their personal email account in the past year, 53% have updated their online banking password and fewer than half have updated their social media passwords ... read more


Life

Americans reject Dawkins' Down's Syndrome statement

Americans reject Dawkins' Down's Syndrome statement image

People overwhelmingly disagree with Richard Dawkins when he said that it is immoral to not abort a fetus with Down's Syndrome, with many disapproving of getting an abortion at all in that case read more

College athletes: Support them, but don't pay them

College athletes: Support them, but don't pay them image

Most people think that college athletes should be allowed to endorse products, but they don't support performance-related pay or unionization read more


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ISIS seen as a bigger threat than Al Qaeda

08/27/2014

The Islamic State is seen as a greater threat to the United States than Al Qaeda, and many Americans support cooperating with Assad to fight ... read more

What if Hillary Clinton had been elected in 2008?

08/21/2014

Most Democrats are happy that it was Obama and not Clinton who was elected in 2008, though Hillary's favorables are higher than President Obama's What ... read more


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