National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted on January 27, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
2* Is the following statement true or false? Most federal spending is spent on only three programs—Social Security, Medicare and national defense.
3* To ensure its safety, should the United States always spend at least three times as much on defense as any other nation?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence