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Should Sugary Sodas Have Warning Labels?
San Francisco became the first city to require warning labels on soda. Do you think these warnings are necessary?


71% of of writers and pundits say no
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entertainment | Can SeaWorld Recover From "Blackfish"?
Can SeaWorld Recover From When Blackfish premiered in 2013, it uncovered abuses with Tilikum, one of their killer whales. The award-winning documentary had a huge negative impact on the animal theme park. Will SeaWorld be able to recover from this negative publicity?

50% of writers and pundits say yes
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What do you think?
Can SeaWorld Recover From "Blackfish"?  


Yes, people will forget about it over time and the move and controversy will quickly become an afterthought.
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sports | Will Hope Solo Be Able To Redeem Herself?
Will Hope Solo Be Able To Redeem Herself?With the women's World Cup starting, star American player Hope Solo is front and center. With her domestic violence issues getting a lot of press, will Hope Solo be able to redeem herself, and keep the focus on soccer?

75% of writers and pundits say no
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What do you think?
Will Hope Solo Be Able To Redeem Herself?  
world | Is Jerusalem The Capital of Israel?
Is Jerusalem The Capital of Israel?SCOTUS recently ruled that a citizen born in Jerusalem could not list Israel as his place of birth. They ruled against him, stating that Jerusalem is NOT the capital of Israel, as it remains contested land. Should the U.S. officially declare Jerusalem the Capital of Israel? 

60% of writers and pundits say yes
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Is Jerusalem The Capital of Israel?  


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national | Is The New Abortion Law In Texas A Step Backwards?
Is The New Abortion Law In Texas A Step Backwards?The Texas Appeals Court recently upheld a law that will result in the closing of the majority of abortion facilities in the state. Is this new law a step backwards for the women of Texas?

92% of writers and pundits say yes
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What do you think?
Is The New Abortion Law In Texas A Step Backwards?  
entertainment | Should Rachel Dolezal Be Punished For Lying?
Should Rachel Dolezal Be Punished For Lying?The head of the NAACP's Spokane office, Rachel Dolezal, was discovered to be a white woman, presenting herself as black. Should she be punished for this misrepresentation?

75% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Hillary Clinton's Populist Stance Win Her The White House?
Will Hillary Clinton's Populist Stance Win Her The White House?At her first major political rally, Hillary Clinton channeled FDR, promising to tackle big business, and bring up the middle class. Will her populist stance help win her the White House?

86% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Not Having A College Degree Hurt Scott Walker?
Will Not Having A College Degree Hurt Scott Walker?Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin only attended Marquette University for two years, failing to graduate. Will not having a college degree affect his chance at the White House?

60% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Will American Pharaoh Winning The Triple Crown Help Horse Racing?
Will American Pharaoh Winning The Triple Crown Help Horse Racing?With American Pharaoh winning the Triple Crown, the country is excited about horse racing. Will the exciting win help improve the popularity of the sport?

58% of writers and pundits say yes
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world | Will The G7 Agree To Sanctions For Russia?
Will The G7 Agree To Sanctions For Russia?The G7 is meeting in Germany, trying to determine a way to curb Russian aggression in the Ukraine. Will the powerful group of leaders be successful?

64% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Did The Interview Of The Duggar's Backfire?
Did The Interview Of The Duggar's Backfire?Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar were interviewed by Megyn Kelly, hoping to clear the air regarding their son Josh, who has admitted to molesting his younger sisters. The interview left more questions than answers. Did the primetime interview backfire on the Duggar's?

78% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should The U.S. Go Metric?
Should The U.S. Go Metric?Upon announcing his candidacy for President, Lincoln Chafee stated the United States should adopt the metric system. Should the U.S. join the rest of the world and go metric?

89% of writers and pundits say no
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entertainment | Is The Movie "Aloha" A Symbol Of Whitewashing In Hollywood?
Is The Movie In Cameron Crowe's "Aloha", Asian lead character Allison Ng is played by Emma Stone, a white actress. Is this miscasting a sign of white privilege in Hollywood?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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world | Will Greece Leave The Eurozone?
Will Greece Leave The Eurozone?With Greece unable to make debt repayments, and unwilling to take further austerity measures, economists are concerned Greece will be dropped from the euro. Do you think Greece will default and leave the Eurozone?

86% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Will The Warriors Win The NBA Championship?
Will The Warriors Win The NBA Championship?The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers are meeting in the 2015 NBA Finals. Current MVP Stephen Curry will be going against former MVP LeBron James. Will the Warriors be able to win the championship, their first in 40 years?

92% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Will "Chiraq" Be Well Received?
Will Spike Lee is making a new movie based on black-on-black violence in Chicago. Many residents are unhappy about the name, likening Chicago to Iraq. Will the movie be well received?

83% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Does Marco Rubio's Driving Record Matter?
Does Marco Rubio's Driving Record Matter?The driving record of Marco Rubio and his wife were recently made public, and they have numerous violations between them. Does a presidential candidate need a good driving record?

79% of writers and pundits say no
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entertainment | Will Tidal Be Successful?
Will Tidal Be Successful?Rapper Jay-Z debuted his new music streaming service in April to much fanfare, but it has been struggling ever since. Will Tidal be able to succeed?

70% of writers and pundits say no
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sports | Is Jordan Spieth The New Tiger Woods?
Is Jordan Spieth The New Tiger Woods?Golfer Jordan Spieth won the U.S. Open, his second major in a row. Is the 21-year-old golf phenom the new Tiger Woods?

93% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Is Nikki Haley Right In Calling For The Removal Of The Confederate Flag?
Is Nikki Haley Right In Calling For The Removal Of The Confederate Flag?After days of calls for the removal of the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina statehouse, Governor Nikki Haley has called for it's removal. Is the Republican governor justified in calling for the removal of the racist flag?

77% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Does The U.S. Need Stronger Gun Control Laws?
Does The U.S. Need Stronger Gun Control Laws?In the wake of the tragic mass shooting at the AME church in Charleston, South Carolina, people are questioning our gun laws. Should the U.S. enact stronger gun control laws?

61% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Will Jeb Bush Be Able To Recover His Campaign?
Will Jeb Bush Be Able To Recover His Campaign?With Jeb Bush finally announcing his candidacy, may wonder if his late start will be a hindrance. Will Jeb be able to recover his momentum?

63% of writers and pundits say yes
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world | Will The Influx Of American Tourists Ruin Cuba?
Will The Influx Of American Tourists Ruin Cuba?With improved relations between Cuba and the U.S., more Americans are traveling to the Caribbean country than ever. Will visitors to the once forbidden tropical island change the country forever?

50% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Is Ageism A Problem In Hollywood?
Is Ageism A Problem In Hollywood?37 year-old actress Maggie Gyllenhaal was recently turned down for a role playing the lover to a 55 year-old. Is ageism alive and well in Hollywood?

86% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will The Release Of Emails Hurt Clinton's Chances?
Will The Release Of Emails Hurt Clinton's Chances?Hillary Clinton's emails regarding the Benghazi tragedy have been released. Will the information discovered in these emails hurt her chances at the White House?

83% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Did Qatar Buy The 2022 World Cup?
Did Qatar Buy The 2022 World Cup?With the resignation of Sepp Blatter, many are expecting to find additional corruption within FIFA. Many questioned the choice of Qatar for the 2022 World Cup, since its weather is not conducive for soccer, but they were awarded the Cup anyway. Do you think the tiny, hot emirate purchased the 2022 World Cup?

71% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Is "Binge TV" Watching A Problem?
Is With the upcoming premiere of Season 3 of Netflix's Orange is the New Black, many in the entertainment industry are turning against the Binge TV model. Do you think Binge TV watching is a bad idea?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Does Martin O'Malley Have A Chance?
Does Martin O'Malley Have A Chance?Martin O'Malley has announced his intentions to run for President. Does the democratic ex-Governor have a shot at the White House?

69% of writers and pundits say no
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world | Will Puerto Rico Default?
Will Puerto Rico Default?U.S. Territory Puerto Rico is unable to pay it's debts, and is unable to find a viable solution. Will the Caribbean island default on its debt?

50% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Will Serena Williams Make History At The U.S. Open?
Will Serena Williams Make History At The U.S. Open?Serena Williams has been on a roll this year, winning 3 of 4 grand slam titles. If she wins the U.S. Open, she will have won all 4 grand slams, something that has only happened 6 times in history. Will Williams make history this year?

78% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Be Held In Contempt?
Should Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Be Held In Contempt?County Clerk Kim Davis has continued to refuse to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, despite being ordered to do so by the Supreme Court. Should the Kentucky Clerk be held in contempt?

80% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should Joe Biden Run As A One-Term President?
Should Joe Biden Run As A One-Term President?Vice President Joe Biden has been pondering a run for the presidency, but his age is a factor. Biden is said to be considering a one-term presidency. Should the VP run and promise to stick to one term?

56% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Did Hillary Clinton Win The Debate?
Did Hillary Clinton Win The Debate?The Democrats hosted their first presidential debate, with Clinton, Sanders, O'Malley, Webb and Chafee. Both Clinton and Sanders were especially outspoken, and seemed to get the most cheers from the crowd. Did Hillary Clinton win the debate?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Is The Republican Party Imploding?
Is The Republican Party Imploding?With the inability to elect a speaker, and the issues surrounding the Benghazi and Planned Parenthood investigation, many are questioning the health of the Republican Party. Going into the 2016 presidential election, is the GOP doomed?

59% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Was Immigration The Top Topic At The Debate
Was Immigration The Top Topic At The DebateThe first Republican debate addressed abortion rights, ISIS, and the Common Core. But immigration seemed to steal the evening, fueled by Donald's Trumps opinions. Was immigration the #1 topic?

80% of writers and pundits say yes
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world | Is The Release Of $150 Billion Of Iran's Sanctioned Funds A Concern?
Is The Release Of $150 Billion Of Iran's Sanctioned Funds A Concern?With the historical deal announced between Iran and the U.S., many are concerned about the billions of dollars that will be released when sanctions are dropped. Should this influx of cash to the Iranian government be a concern?

50% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should Military Recruiters Carry Guns?
Should Military Recruiters Carry Guns?With the tragedy in Chattanooga that left 4 Marines killed, and more injured, people are asking why the Marines were not carrying guns. Military recruiting stations are currently "Gun Free Zones" Should military recruiters carry guns?

73% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Hillary Clinton's New Interview Help Her Campaign?
Will Hillary Clinton's New Interview Help Her Campaign?Hillary Clinton sat down for her first major interview with CNN, and spent much of her time defending herself and her husband. Will the interview help her campaign?

71% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Should Uber Be Limited In NYC?
Should Uber Be Limited In NYC?NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio wants to limit the number of Uber cars in the city at one time. Many disagree, believing free enterprise should come first. Should Uber be limited in New York City?

67% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Was The Mini-Debate Effective?
Was The Mini-Debate Effective?FoxNews held an earlier debate for the 7 candidates not included in the main Republican debate. Do you think the mini-debate was effective?

71% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Jim Gilmore - All Articles And Topics - Twitter trends
Jim GilmoreFormer Governor of Virginia, Jim Gilmore is running for the 2016 Republican nomination.

100% of articles are anti-Jim Gilmore
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national | Did Jeb Bush Come Off As Weak At The Debate?
Did Jeb Bush Come Off As Weak At The Debate?Jeb Bush had the #2 spot at the Republican debate, but had a difficult time getting his message across. Did the flip-flopper come off as weak at the debate?

85% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Did Chris Christie Hurt Rand Paul At The Debate?
Did Chris Christie Hurt Rand Paul At The Debate?Chris Christie and Rand Paul went at it over the Patriot Act. Despite the fast back and forth, many thought Governor Christie was the clear winner. Did Christie hurt Paul at the debate?

56% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Obama's Refusal To Use The Word GENOCIDE Have Consequences?
Will Obama's Refusal To Use The Word GENOCIDE Have Consequences?With the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide approaching, Obama has decided to not use the word Genocide, angering activists. Will this decision have consequences for the President?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Lincoln Chafee - All Articles And Topics - Twitter trends
Lincoln ChafeeDemocratic former Governor of Rhode Island, Lincoln Chafee is a potential challenger to Hillary Clinton for 2016 Democratic nomination.

54% of articles are anti-Lincoln Chafee
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national | Rand Paul - All Articles And Topics - Twitter trends
Rand PaulThe Libertarian son of former Congressman Ron Paul, Rand Paul is a physician and Senator from the state of Kentucky.

62% of articles are anti-Rand Paul
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national | Is Tom Cotton An Idiot?
Is Tom Cotton An Idiot?Republican Senator Tom Cotton says we could rid Iran of nuclear capabilities with a few days of bombing. Do you think Cotton is an idiot?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Will Season 5 Of Game Of Thrones Be The Best Ever?
Will Season 5 Of Game Of Thrones Be The Best Ever?Season 5 of Game of Thrones premieres Sunday, April 12 to much excitement. Will this be the best season of GOT ever?

86% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Should college basketball players be paid?
Should college basketball players be paid?With the incredibly profitable March Madness coming to an end soon is it time to pay college basketball players?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should The U.S. Abolish The Death Penalty?
Should The U.S. Abolish The Death Penalty?The death penalty in the U.S. is a very controversial topic, with strong arguments for both sides. Should the U.S. end the death penalty?

87% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Will American Idol Be Missed?
Will American Idol Be Missed?American Idol was cancelled after 15 seasons. Will the long-running and loved talent show be missed?

62% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Could The Los Angeles Clippers Go All The Way??
Could The Los Angeles Clippers Go All The Way??The L.A. Clippers have long been the laughing stock of the NBA, having never won a championship. Could this be their year?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Is Tiger Woods Past His Prime
Is Tiger Woods Past His PrimeTiger Woods game has been suffering lately, and he hasn't won a tournament since 2013, and a major since 2008. Has he passed his prime?

93% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | John Kasich - All Articles And Topics - Twitter trends
John KasichRepublican Governor of Ohio, and potential candidate for the 2016 Republican nomination.

85% of articles are pro-John Kasich
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national | Rick Perry - All Articles And Topics - Twitter trends
Rick PerryFormer Texas Governor Rick Perry might be throwing his hat in the ring for 2016 Republican nomination.

64% of articles are pro-Rick Perry
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national | Is Obamacare Working?
Is Obamacare Working?Since being signed into law five years ago, The Affordable Care Act has seen it's ups and downs. Do you think Obamacare is working?

54% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Should Carly Fiorina Be Considered A Serious Contender?
Should Carly Fiorina Be Considered A Serious Contender?Carly Fiorina is expected to announce she is running for President this week. Is the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard a serious contender?

50% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Is "The Wire" An Accurate Look At Baltimore Inner-City Life?
Is With the recent riots and unrest in Baltimore, many are looking to HBO's hit show "The Wire" as an example of life in the inner city. Is this comparison a fair one?

63% of writers and pundits say no
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entertainment | Are Treadmills Inherently Dangerous?
Are Treadmills Inherently Dangerous?Following the accidental death of SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg, the media has focused on the safety of treadmills. Are treadmills inherently dangerous?

67% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Does Pamela Geller Hold Any Responsibility For The Muhammed Drawing Contest Shootings?
Does Pamela Geller Hold Any Responsibility For The Muhammed Drawing Contest Shootings?Two gunmen were killed when attempting to attack an anti-Muslim Muhammed drawing contest in Texas. Organized by the divisive Pamela Geller, does she hold any responsibility for the attack?

67% of writers and pundits say no
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sports | Will Los Angeles Get An NFL Team?
Will Los Angeles Get An NFL Team?Los Angeles has been without an NFL team for years now. Will the Rams be packing up and moving to LA?

86% of writers and pundits say yes
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