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Should Parents Use the Internet to Check Up On Their Kids? — Survey of the Day

We're probably at the point where just about every parent with a school-age child has a certain level of Internet sophistication. This means that it is fairly easy for most parents to check up on what their kids are getting into online. But are they?

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Should We Raise Taxes on the Wealthy to Avoid the ‘Fiscal Cliff’? — Survey of the Day

Negotiations between President Obama and the Republican-led House of Representatives over the "fiscal cliff" are heating up. Some economists believe if a compromise isn't made by December 31 of this year, the U.S. economy could fall back into recession.

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Clinton vs. Reagan: Who Gets Your Vote in the Ex-President Showdown? — Survey of the Day

In a recent Yahoo News and Esquire poll of 1,002 adults, Barack Obama was pitted against Ronald Reagan and Mitt Romney got a hypothetical matchup with Bill Clinton. In both cases, the ex-president defeated the current presidential candidate by a healthy margin.

Which begs the question of who would win a fantasy presidential matchup of Clinton vs. Reagan? Yahoo and Esquire surveyed that, too. 

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Do You Have a Religious Affiliation? — Survey of the Day

For the first time in U.S. history, Protestants do not comprise a majority of the population—but not because another religion is about to surpass it. Instead, the fastest-growing religious affiliation in America is, in fact, no religious affiliation.

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Are You Lower, Middle or Upper Class? — Survey of the Day

There has been much discussion and debate about how much damage the great recession did to the middle class. According to a new survey from the Pew Research Center it has certainly affected at least the way Americans view their financial standing.

Pew asked 2,508 adults if they were in the upper class, upper-middle class, middle class, lower-middle class or lower class. T

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images

Are Political Conventions a Waste of Time? — Survey of the Day

This week, the Republicans are holding their national political convention in Tampa, Florida. Next week it will be the Democrats doing the same in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Phillip Taylor, Flickr

Would You Pay a Surcharge for Using Your Credit Card? — Survey of the Day

When you use plastic to make a purchase, the credit card company bills the vendor a surcharge between 1.5 and three percent.

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Ivan Pope, Flickr

What’s the Biggest Health Problem Facing Kids? — Survey of the Day

It’s probably safe to say that kids these days aren’t as healthy as youngsters have been in the past.

But of all the health risks that children of the 21st century face, which poses the biggest threat?

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Lulu ision

Do You Believe What the Media Tells You? — Survey of the Day

Credibility is pretty essential for the media. If folks don’t believe what they read in the paper or see on the news, what’s the point?

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How Many Drinks Do You Have a Week? — Survey of the Day

According to a new survey from Gallup, 66 percent of adults drink alcohol, up from 64 percent last year.

But are these Americans who imbibe enjoying the occasional glass of wine or are they pounding beer after beer?

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