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POLL: Where do you stand on U.S. strategy against ISIS?

The United States has telegraphed a strategy of coalition-building in the region around Iraq and Syria and elsewhere to support U.S. role, primarily in a training/air capability as most recently expressed, in the fight against ISIS, aka ISIL or Islamic State. Do you support?

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Readers on child-migrant wave: Current law adequate solution

A slight majority of Overdrive readers saw current law as adequate on the border, provided adequate enforcement was in place.

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POLL: Should military-style equipment be used by local law enforcement?

A national debate about the militarization of public space has erupted in the wake of violence in Ferguson, Mo. Weigh in here on the question of whether local law enforcement ought to routinely deploy military-type hardware.

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POLL: What strategy would most effectively deal with flood of migrant children?

With the recent flood of migrant children from countries in Central America and elsewhere, this poll probes the options for effectively dealing with the problems.

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Truckers favor none-of-the-above option on Iraq

A small majority of Overdrive readers favor no U.S. intervention in the ongoing crisis in Iraq.

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POLL: What role should the U.S. play in Iraq crisis?

With the Obama administration considering a variety of options from air strikes to intelligence and military targeting support, weigh in here on how you think the U.S. should be involved in the current crisis...

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POLL: Do you support OOIDA’s call for Anne Ferro’s resignation?

OOIDA's June 6 letter to the DOT secretary alleged a "bias against truckers" that precluded Ferro's impartial conduct in her job as the FMCSA's chief regulator. Where do you stand on the call for her resignation?

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POLL: What should the govt. do about the VA?

In the wake of the scandal over allegations that the VA doctored wait times and other stats, what do you think would do the most to affect change there for better service or to get the VA on the right track? Tell us here.

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POLL: Has your view of Obamacare changed?

A day after the first open-enrollment period for the health-insurance exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act closed, we want to know how the intervening six months have affected, if at all, your view of the ACA. Tell us here.

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What is the right course for Department of Defense spending?

Is the plan Defense Secretary Hagel outlined appropriate, or should DOD stick to lower sequestration levels -- or take another route entirely? Tell us your thoughts in this poll.

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