Survey of Retired Americans Please complete to the best of your ability. Thank you for your participation. Are You:*MarriedWidowedDivorcedSingleNo AnswerDo you smoke?*Yes, RegularlyYes, OccasionalyI QuitNever SmokedNo AnswerDo you consider your self a:*RepublicanDemocratIndependentOtherNo AnswerDo you vote?*AlwaysOccasionalyHardly EverNeverNo AnswerDo you believe that the politicians in Washington are working in the best interest of folks in?*YesNoNo AnswerDo you:*Own your homeRent your homeLive with friends/reletivesLive in a retirement communityOtherWho do you think is the biggest threat to America?*TerroristsDemocratsRepublicansNorth KoreaSyriaIranIllegal AliensAll PolititiansNo AnswerIs Social Security your only source of retirement income?*YesNoNo AnswerShould Social Security benefits continue to be taxed?*YesNoNo AnswerThere is a growing movement calling for legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes. Do you support the legalization of marijuana?*YesNoNo AnswerDo you feel the taxes you pay, are:*Too highJust rightToo lowNo AnswerDo you believe moral values in America, are:*Getting BetterGetting worseSame as they've always beenNo AnswerDo you support the Tea Party movement?*YesNoNo AnswerDo you feel the politicians in Washington are doing a good job?*YesNoNo AnswerDo you support the idea of a strong third party in order to give voters more choices?*YesNoNo AnswerDo you own a gun?*YesNoNo AnswerDo you believe current gun laws should be:*More strictLess strictKept the sameNo AnswerAre you:*ChristianJewishLess strictHinduMuslimAtheistAgnosticOtherDo you believe there is a war on Christmas?*YesNoNo AnswerDo you feel the economy is:*Getting BetterGetting worseStaying the sameNo AnswerDo you support welfare reform?*YesNoNo AnswerShould the government put an end to corporate welfare?*YesNoNo AnswerDo you consider yourself pro-life/anti-abortion?*YesNoNo AnswerShould Social Security be reformed?*YesNoNo AnswerShould Social Security benefits be reduced?*YesNoNo AnswerShould the age of eligibility to receive Social Security be increased?*YesNoNo AnswerShould payroll taxes be increased to ensure future payments of Social Security benefits?*YesNoNo AnswerDoes the annual Social Security cost-of-living-adjustment increase enough to keep up with your increases in living expenses?*YesNoNo AnswerIn the last 12 months, have your medical/prescription costs:*Gone upGone downStayed the sameNo AnswerDo you believe the death tax/estate tax should be abolished?*YesNoNo AnswerThere has been an increase of young, able-bodied people who are not working and receiving Social Security disability checks. Do you believe a person who has a headache or who is sad or who has a sore back should get disability checks and be told not to work again for the rest of their life?*YesNoNo AnswerIn the last 30 years, Congress has taken over $2.6 trillion out of the Social Security Trust Fund and replaced that money with IOUs. Would you support legislation that will forbid Congress from taking any more money out of the Trust Fund?*YesNoNo AnswerWould you support legislation that will require Congress to repay the money they have raided from the Trust Fund, instead of leaving you and me with a bunch of IOUs?*YesNoNo AnswerYour answers today will help the Council for Retirement Security with our work to protect your Social Security benefits. Thank you for your help!