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Questions - Benchmarks - October 26-27, 2011

64% Say U.S. Society Fair and Decent
37% Say America's Best Days Are in the Future
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted October 26-27, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Some people say that American society is generally fair and decent. Others say it is basically unfair and discriminatory. Which do you believe is more accurate?

 

2* When people move to America from other parts of the world, should they adopt America’s culture, language, and heritage or should they try to maintain the culture, language, and heritage of their own country.

 

3* Generally speaking, would you prefer a more active government with more services and higher taxes or a smaller government with fewer services and lower taxes?

 

4* When you think about our nation in the context of history, are America’s Best Days in the future or in the past?

 

5* Many people think that the U.S. and its allies should co-operate more. Would it be better for the United States to do what our allies want more often or would it be better for our allies to do what the United States wants more often?

 

6* Does Barack Obama view American society as generally fair and decent or does Obama see it as basically unfair and discriminatory?

 

7* Does Barack Obama think it’s better for the United States to do what our allies want more often or better for our allies to do what the United States wants more often?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence