Fact TankDecember 29, 2008

Women Call the Shots at Home

In fully 43% of all couples it’s the woman who makes decisions in more areas than the man.

Fact TankDecember 29, 2008

Gay Marriage at the Ballot Box

Twenty-nine states have passed voter-approved constitutional bans on gay marriage.

Fact TankDecember 29, 2008

Uniters, Not Dividers

Three-quarters of all voters want GOP leaders to work with Obama.

Fact TankDecember 29, 2008

New Year’s Resolution: Get a Better Economy

One-in-four Americans believe the national economy will be better a year from now.

Fact TankDecember 15, 2008

Not So Silent Nights

Fully 87% of Americans are not at all bothered by Christmas music in stores and public places.

Fact TankDecember 15, 2008

Merry Christmas vs. Happy Holidays

While more Americans would rather hear Merry Christmas than a less religious greeting, a plurality (45%) say it doesn’t matter.

Fact TankDecember 15, 2008

TV: Have It But Could Live Without It

Nearly everyone in the U.S. has a TV set, but only 64% consider it a necessity.

Fact TankDecember 15, 2008

Be Good for Goodness Sake!

Despite American Humanist Assn. bus ads proclaiming “Why believe in a god? Just be good for goodness’ sake,” a 57%-majority of Americans say belief in God is a prerequisite for morality.

Fact TankDecember 15, 2008

First Pooch

Both the Obama and Biden families will be bringing a new family dog to the executive branch in January, joining the nearly six-in-ten Americans who own a pet.

Fact TankDecember 15, 2008

Technology and Family Closeness

One-quarter of adults believe internet and cell phones have brought their families closer together.