Pollwatchers nation-wide did a double-take Tuesday after reports of an NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey pegged African American support for that Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney at 0 percent, versus 94 percent for Pres. Barack Obama. The telephone survey queried 1000 registered voters and included about 110 black respondents. Romney also trailed Obama with among women, Hispanics and voters under 35....more
Originally posted at www.moderndaypearls.com.I love pie charts. As well as other graphs. And pie. But if there's one thing I can't stand when it comes to graphs is ones that show polls with incomplete information that lead readers to believe more than one-third of Americans want to keep fighting the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Exhibit A:...more
BlogHer Research published over 40 polls in 2011, and from the responses we now have a pretty good idea of what the readers in our community like and dislike. We've compiled a list of the 10 most popular polls from last year and the results show that BlogHer women have tremendous skills in forecasting what the rest of the country will soon be buzzing about.
Can you please tell me what your top one or two frustrations are (were) about raising young kiddos. What issues did you feel like there were no (good) answers for? What are you struggling with right now? Bed time? Biting? Sharing? Sibling Rivalry? Feel free to explain as much or as little as you want! I am writing a book and want to see the topics that are relevant to a lot of people, not just the things I struggled (and am still struggling) with. Thanks for sharing - I appreciate your thoughts!! Enjoy your day!...more
Who is thinking for you? You may believe that you make decisions for yourself, but in reality everyone is heavily influenced by their environment. But the question is do we have to be, especially in a way that is detrimental to any community or group? We quickly jump to judge others and point fingers and forget to look within to discover what it is we are really against or hate....more
Casting my vote has never felt so good. Even despite my one passing
moment of Hillary-missing, I happily flipped the switch for Barack
Obama. A friend went with me to the polling station, and we were both
so excited it felt like Christmas—with the exception that we must wait
until tonight for Santa to bring us our present, a brand new Democratic
Last week, former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul held a press conference urging American voters to pull the lever for a third-party candidate this November -- any third party candidate.