Republicans are crowing about the latest approval ratings of Barack Obama, gathered by Gallup. They show Barack Obama with an approval rate of just 43 percent. That’s bad. Heck. I don’t approve of the job Barack Obama is doing as President. However, I disapproved of
Earlier this week, Rowan created a visualization of Pew Research polling data regarding the rejection of atheists as marriage partners in the United States. The lesson was pretty clear: if you’re an atheist in the United States and you want to be accepted by your
Throughout his presidency Barack Obama has enjoyed a higher rate of support among atheists than among Christians. A new poll from Gallup shows that, although this higher rate of support from atheists continues, support for Obama from atheists has decreased by 20% since the first
The Gallup Poll does a great job of juxtaposing two trends. On the one hand, we have Americans who are consistently convinced each year that crime has worsened compared to the year before: And on the other hand, we have actual crime report data from
By combining the data from two recent Gallup surveys, we can see that intense religious devotion seems to be a poor path for self-improvement.
A campaign strategy that appeals to religious Iowans while shunning the significant secular minority in the state is unlikely to succeed.
In a press release that has already caused significant hubbub, the Gallup organization has released polling data from 2008 in which Americans are asked to identify themselves as Democratic, leaning Democratic, leaning Republican or Republican. Gallup finds that majority of its respondents identify as Democratic