Post User Polls

Archive: January 30, 2011 - February 5, 2011

More rules and regulations for generator use?

For Arthur Bennett, blackouts now come with a soundtrack. When last month's "thundersnow" knocked out power in Bennett's Montgomery County neighborhood, the preindustrial hush inside his house -- when even the refrigerator seemed to hold its breath -- soon gave...

By Jodi Westrick | February 5, 2011; 9:28 PM ET | Comments (1)

Could Reagan win the 2012 nomination?

While Ronald Reagan's legend has grown among Republicans since he left office, the party has also become more conservative. Could Reagan get elected today? Could Ronald Reagan win the Republican presidential nomination in 2012?...

By Andrea Caumont | February 4, 2011; 2:43 PM ET | Comments (0)

As a Redskins fan, what are you most embarrassed by?

Tom Jackman reports that Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth has been charged with simple assault for an alleged road rage incident. The charge is another black eye for the Redskins' franchise, which made headlines this week for Dan Snyder's defamation...

By Andrea Caumont | February 4, 2011; 1:36 PM ET | Comments (0)

Sneak Peek: Super Bowl ads

Super Bowl ads are starting to trickle out. Take a look at the early releases below and let us know which is your favorite. Sneak preview: Which is your favorite Super Bowl ad so far?...

By Andrea Caumont | February 3, 2011; 3:42 PM ET | Comments (0)

How much should D.C. Council members get paid?

D.C. Council members are the second-highest-paid big-city legislators in the nation and spend more on staff and other expenses than any other city-level lawmaking body in the nation, according to a newly released report by the Pew Charitable Trust. Several...

By Abha Bhattarai | February 2, 2011; 11:35 AM ET | Comments (0)

What's the proper punishment for spitball-like projectiles?

Andrew Mikel II used a plastic tube to blow small plastic pellets at fellow students in Spotsylvania High School. School officials responded by expelling Mikel for possession and use of a weapon. The school called a deputy sheriff onto the...

By Ryan Kellett | February 1, 2011; 5:17 PM ET | Comments (1)

Whose healthful game-day snacks should win the smackdown?

It may be Green Bay versus Pittsburgh for the Super Bowl, but it's also Post food editors Joe Yonan versus Bonnie Benwick in the battle of the healthful game-day snack. Click on the links below to see the recipes and...

By Ryan Kellett | February 1, 2011; 12:30 PM ET | Comments (0)

Would you paint a room in your house Honeysuckle pink?

If you've grown tired of the grays, off-whites and earth tones that have dominated the design scene in recent years, you're in for a treat. Honeysuckle, a bright and vibrant pink, has been named 2011 Color of the Year by...

By Jodi Westrick | January 31, 2011; 6:29 PM ET | Comments (0)

Will you bank at big-box stores?

Familiar retailers like Kmart, Wal-Mart and Best Buy are beginning to mainstream the $320 billion industry of alternative financial services by offering check cashing, money transfers, or other transactions at their outposts....

By Local Editors | January 31, 2011; 4:28 PM ET | Comments (0)

RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2011 The Washington Post Company