Here's a real question for the Christmas season: to put up a real tree or an artificial one? You can register your own opinion at our online poll at nccivitas.org. Nationally, tradition holds: Real tree sales hold a two-to-one margin over artificial tree sales most years, with both segments doing more $1 billion each year. […]
The battle for the GOP nomination continues with last night’s third debate, spitefully “moderated” by CNBC. (By the way, there was nothing “moderate” or fair about most of the questions asked last night.)
Despite political pundits hailing Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz as triumphant, the American public seem to disagree, at least online. Every poll, from Drudge to TIME, has named Donald Trump as the winner of last night’s debate. He also came across as much more reserved, agreeable, and far less brash. No one can argue that there is more substance there.
Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) are an increasingly popular tool for expanding educational opportunity. Two states, Arizona and Florida, currently operate ESA programs. Three other states — Mississippi, Tennessee and Nevada recently approved laws to create ESA programs — while a number of other states are considering ESA legislation. ESAs are funded by transferring a percentage […]
We hear through the grapevine that some people are citing our most recent online survey to say NC voters would like to grant drivers licenses to illegal immigrants. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Online surveys aren't meant to be scientific studies of public opinion, but rather ways of letting people express their views […]
Our latest poll shows that state House Speaker Thom Tillis is leading Sen. Kay Hagan in the race for the Senate. He leads her 39 to 36 percent, with Libertarian Sean Haugh getting 8 percent. Considering only Hagan and Tillis, the latter led by 5 points. It's important to understand some of the underlying factors. […]