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Do you consider yourself a frequent flyer?

  • Yes

    9%
  • No

    87%
  • Not sure

    3%

Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable airplane etiquette for a person to recline his or her seat during a daytime flight?

  • Acceptable

    55%
  • Unacceptable

    24%
  • Not sure

    21%

Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable airplane etiquette for a person to recline his or her seat during an overnight flight?

  • Acceptable

    78%
  • Unacceptable

    9%
  • Not sure

    13%

A company called ’Knee Defender’ sells a device that you wedge into the airplane seat ahead of yours, keeping the person sitting in front of you from reclining their seat. Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable airplane etiquette to use a product like this?

  • Acceptable

    16%
  • Unacceptable

    65%
  • Not sure

    18%

Which do you think would be a bigger inconvenience on a daytime flight?

  • Having someone in front of you recline their seat

    34%
  • Not being able to recline your own seat

    43%
  • Not sure

    22%

Which do you think would be a bigger inconvenience on an overnight flight?

  • Having someone in front of you recline their seat

    15%
  • Not being able to recline your own seat

    70%
  • Not sure

    15%

How closely are you following the news about recent events in Iraq?

  • Very closely

    25%
  • Somewhat closely

    39%
  • Not very closely

    24%
  • Not closely at all

    12%

Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Obama is handling the situation in Iraq?

  • Strongly approve

    10%
  • Somewhat approve

    26%
  • Somewhat disapprove

    16%
  • Strongly disapprove

    27%
  • Not sure

    21%

As you may know, President Obama recently authorized the U.S. military to conduct air strikes against insurgents in Iraq. Do you support or oppose this decision?

  • Strongly support

    37%
  • Somewhat support

    27%
  • Somewhat oppose

    11%
  • Strongly oppose

    9%
  • Not sure

    17%

How closely are you following the news about recent events in Syria?

  • Very closely

    22%
  • Somewhat closely

    38%
  • Not very closely

    25%
  • Not closely at all

    15%

Do you support or oppose the use of military force against ISIS militants in Syria?

  • Strongly support

    38%
  • Somewhat support

    25%
  • Somewhat oppose

    9%
  • Strongly oppose

    7%
  • Not sure

    21%

Would you support or oppose the United States conducting air strikes against insurgents in Syria?

  • Strongly support

    37%
  • Somewhat support

    23%
  • Somewhat oppose

    11%
  • Strongly oppose

    9%
  • Not sure

    19%

Do you think that large U.S. employers should be required to provide paid vacation time to their employees?

  • Yes

    75%
  • No

    17%
  • Not sure

    8%

Do you receive paid vacation time from your current employer?

  • Not employed

    58%
  • Yes

    28%
  • No

    15%

In the past 12 months, have you taken a vacation?

  • Yes

    46%
  • No

    54%

How closely have you been following recent events going on in Ukraine?

  • Very closely

    14%
  • Somewhat closely

    39%
  • Not very closely

    31%
  • Not closely at all

    16%

Do you approve or disapprove of Barack Obama’s handling of the situation in Ukraine?

  • Approve strongly

    7%
  • Approve somewhat

    25%
  • Disapprove somewhat

    18%
  • Disapprove strongly

    23%
  • Not sure

    28%

Do you support or oppose the United States imposing new economic sanctions on Russia in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine?

  • Support strongly

    32%
  • Support somewhat

    26%
  • Oppose somewhat

    10%
  • Oppose strongly

    6%
  • Don’t know

    25%

Do you think the United States’ response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine has been too tough, not tough enough, or about right?

  • Too tough

    5%
  • About right

    27%
  • Not tough enough

    36%
  • Not sure

    32%

Do you think the United States has any responsibility to protect Ukraine if Russia were to invade?

  • Yes

    29%
  • No

    38%
  • Not sure

    33%

In principle, do you think it is right or wrong to pay ransoms to kidnappers to secure the release of hostages?

  • Right

    23%
  • Wrong

    51%
  • Don't know

    26%

Do you think the US government should or should not pay ransoms for US nationals held as hostages abroad?

  • The US should pay ransoms

    19%
  • The US should not pay ransoms

    54%
  • Not sure

    27%

Imagine a relative of yours had been taken hostage. If you were able to raise the money for a ransom, would you pay it?

  • Yes, I would pay a ransom

    56%
  • No, I would not pay a ransom

    21%
  • Not sure

    23%

Which would you prefer more?

  • The government use military force to attempt to rescue your relative

    61%
  • Pay the ransom

    17%
  • Don't know

    21%

Do you think the US government has an obligation to use military force to attempt to rescue US nationals held as hostages abroad?

  • Yes

    67%
  • No

    11%
  • Not sure

    21%

How closely are you following the news about recent events in Iraq?

  • Very closely

    28%
  • Somewhat closely

    42%
  • Not very closely

    20%
  • Not closely at all

    10%

Do you approve or disapprove of the way President Obama is handling the situation in Iraq?

  • Strongly approve

    12%
  • Somewhat approve

    28%
  • Somewhat disapprove

    18%
  • Strongly disapprove

    23%
  • Not sure

    19%

As you may know, President Obama recently authorized the U.S. military to conduct air strikes against insurgents in Iraq. Do you support or oppose this decision?

  • Strongly support

    35%
  • Somewhat support

    31%
  • Somewhat oppose

    13%
  • Strongly oppose

    7%
  • Not sure

    14%

Do you support or oppose sending US ground troops to fight against the insurgents in Iraq?

  • Support

    20%
  • Oppose

    56%
  • Not sure

    24%

Do you support or oppose Sending US troops to assist Iraqi army units against the insurgents in Iraq?

  • Support

    37%
  • Oppose

    38%
  • Not sure

    25%

Do you support or oppose drone strikes against the insurgents in Iraq?

  • Support

    62%
  • Oppose

    16%
  • Not sure

    22%

Do you think the US government...

  • Should have a tougher response towards insurgents in Iraq

    44%
  • Has gotten the response about right

    22%
  • Should respond less aggressively towards insurgents in Iraq

    13%
  • Don’t know

    21%