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What is the right course for Department of Defense spending?

| March 06, 2014

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.

POLL: Should the federal minimum wage be raised?

| January 15, 2014

With many states going well above the current federal minimum of $7.25 per hour, is it time the U.S. government raised its own minimum? Weigh in on the subject via this poll and in comments. ...

What’s your business outlook for 2014?

| December 27, 2013

Always a hot topic this time of year, share your thoughts on 2014 predictions for your own business under this poll probing the coming year. Will you be able to negotiate rate increases/acquire new freight? ...

Hot buttons poll: What’s your view on the filibuster rule change?

| November 22, 2013

On November 21, 2013, reacting to Republicans' continued blocking of votes on federal appeals court nominations, Senate Democrats exercised the "nuclear option" on filibuster rules; what's your view of the move?

Hot buttons: Should Iran be allowed to pursue nuclear power?

| October 14, 2013

Give Iranian overtures to the United States hoping to mend relations, this poll asks a simple question relating to your views on how the U.S. and community of nations should approach Iran's nuclear efforts.

Will you participate in the ‘Truckers Ride for the Consitution?’

| October 01, 2013

The "Truckers Ride for the Constitution" Facebook page has been calling drivers to participate in an Oct. 11 Washington, D.C., area convoy, demonstrations around the country through the 13th and more, likewise a buy-nothing solidarity ...

Hot Button: What would be the No. 1 effect of a wide owner-operator shutdown?

| September 27, 2013

Opinion on the potential effects resulting from a wide shutdown has varied widely among Overdrive readers -- from a solid negative for truckers' public image to political leverage on regs.

Drones: How do you view their use in combat operations?

| August 30, 2013

As pundits debate the growing use of drones in countries that are at least ostensible U.S. allies -- Yemen, Pakistan -- this poll ask for your view of drone use all told by the United ...

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