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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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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 | Will Donald Trump's Off-Color Immigration Remarks Affect His Presidential Campaign?
Will Donald Trump's Off-Color Immigration Remarks Affect His Presidential Campaign?With NBC Universal severing ties with Donald Trump for racist remarks, Trump has been more visible than ever. Will his anti-immigration views hurt his candidacy?

56% 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 Pope Change Views On Climate?
Will The Pope Change Views On Climate?The Pope is releasing an encyclical stating that climate change is real, and caused by human activity. Will the Pope's strong stance convince climate change deniers? 

69% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Does Lincoln Chafee Have A Shot?
Does Lincoln Chafee Have A Shot?Lincoln Chafee has entered the pool of Democrats seeking the nomination. Does the former Senator and Governor of Rhode Island stand a chance?

91% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Should Bernie Sanders Be Taken Seriously?
Should Bernie Sanders Be Taken Seriously?When he announced his bid for President, no one thought Bernie Sanders had a chance of winning. However, his ideas are making people think. Should the Vermont Socialist be taken seriously?

70% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should Marco Rubio's Spending Be An Issue?
Should Marco Rubio's Spending Be An Issue?It's been disclosed that Marco Rubio cashed out his IRA to cover expenses at home, and faces financial penalties for doing so. Should the Florida Senator and Republican candidate's spending habits be a concern?

67% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Lindsey Graham - All Articles And Topics - Twitter trends
Lindsey GrahamRepublican Senator from South Carolina, this career politician is considering a run for the White House.

58% of articles are anti-Lindsey Graham
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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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sports | Will Qatar Lose The World Cup In 2022
Will Qatar Lose The World Cup In 2022With all the talk of corruption in FIFA, pundits are discussing whether Qatar will keep the 2022 World Cup. Will the small, hot, desert country keep the highly influential sporting event?

75% of writers and pundits say yes
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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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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 Birthright Citizenship End?
Should Birthright Citizenship End?Birthright Citizenship, a section of the 14th Amendment, states anyone born in the U.S. is automatically a citizen. Both Donald Trump and Scott Walker want to repeal the law. Should birthrate citizenship end?

67% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Should We Abolish The Death Penalty?
Should We Abolish The Death Penalty?After this week's execution of Kelly Gissendaner, and the planned execution of Richard Glossip (now stayed), many are calling for the end of the death penalty. With 17 death row inmates exonerated since 2011, is it time to end this medieval practice?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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world | Could The Hajj Stampede Have Been Prevented?
Could The Hajj Stampede Have Been Prevented?Over 700 people were killed at the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The annual event welcomes almost three million people, all of whom congregate together. Could the Saudi Arabian government done something to prevent the stampede?

73% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Did Carly Fiorina Win The Debate?
Did Carly Fiorina Win The Debate?After being considered the winner of the 1st mini-debate in August, Carly Fiorina came into the 2nd debate with a lot to prove. Many are complimenting her performance and how she handled Donald Trump. Do you think Fiorina won the debate?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will The Pope's Visit Change Views On Immigration
Will The Pope's Visit Change Views On ImmigrationWith Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, many people expect the first Latin American Pope to discuss immigration. Will the Pope's visit start a dialogue on immigration issues?

64% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should The Ten Commandments Be Removed From Oklahoma Capitol?
Should The Ten Commandments Be Removed From Oklahoma Capitol?The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled in favor of removing a granite monument from the state Capitol, stating the separation of church and state. Should the Ten Commandments be removed?

67% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Should Professional Athletes Have To Pay Jock Tax
Should Professional Athletes Have To Pay Jock TaxProfessional athletes have to pay additional tax levies on wages earned playing games out of state. Should they have to?

83% of writers and pundits say no
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entertainment | Is Gwyneth Paltrow Out Of Touch With Regular Americans?
Is Gwyneth Paltrow Out Of Touch With Regular Americans? Gwyneth Paltrow recently attempted to live off of $29 a week, a challenge to eat how poor Americans do. Her food choices were ridiculed, which asks the question, is the actress out of touch?

64% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Mike Huckabee - All Articles And Topics - Twitter trends
Mike HuckabeeThe former governor of Arkansas, this Republican and previous presidential candidate is considering another run at the White House.

51% of articles are pro-Mike Huckabee
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sports | Should Adrian Peterson leave The Vikings?
Should Adrian Peterson leave The Vikings?Adrian Peterson's agent recently said "We want out of Minnesota." Is this the right move for Peterson?

50% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Does Rob Kardashian Hate His Sister Kim?
Does Rob Kardashian Hate His Sister Kim?Rob Kardashian posted a photo to his Instagram of a bloody scene from the movie Gone Girl, intimating his sister Kim Kardashian is evil. Does Rob hate his sister Kim?

88% 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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national | Jim Webb - All Articles And Topics - Twitter trends
Jim WebbJim Webb, former Senator from Virginia, is considering a run for the White House. Whether the Democrat has a chance against Hillary Clinton is yet to be seen.

85% of articles are pro-Jim Webb
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national | Did Obama Lie About The Capture Of Osama Bin Laden?
Did Obama Lie About The Capture Of Osama Bin Laden?Journalist Seymour Hersh has accused the President of a cover-up regarding the hunt and capture of Osama bin Laden. Do you believe Obama lie about how the 9/11 mastermind was caught?

77% of writers and pundits say yes
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world | Is The Drug War In Mexico Finally Improving?
Is The Drug War In Mexico Finally Improving?Mexico has been fighting a serious drug war for years, trying to dismantle and beat the largest drug cartels. Is their war working?

75% of writers and pundits say no
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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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entertainment | Should Gay Men Be Allowed To Donate Blood?
Should Gay Men Be Allowed To Donate Blood?Gay men have been forbidden from donating blood since 1983, due to the AIDS scare. Now that we are more knowledgeable about HIV and AIDS, is it time to lift that ban?

85% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Will "The Mindy Project" Be More Successful On Hulu?
Will The Mindy Project was cancelled by Fox due to low ratings. Hulu picked up the fan favorite, and ordered a staggering 24 episodes. Will the comedy fare better on Hulu?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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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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sports | Can Jameis Winston Turn His Reputation Around?
Can Jameis Winston Turn His Reputation Around?Not surprisingly, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers chose Jameis Winston first in the NFL draft. Will the controversial quarterback be able to turn his negative reputation around?

80% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Is The United States Military Planning To Invade Texas?
Is The United States Military Planning To Invade Texas?U.S. Military forces are planning an exercise in the southwest called "Jade Helm 15", a two-month exercise common in military circles. Texas governor Greg Abbott fears martial law and has ordered state police to monitor U.S. forces. Are Abbott's fears justified?

81% of writers and pundits say no
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world | Will Ed Miliband Beat David Cameron For U.K. Prime Minister?
Will Ed Miliband Beat David Cameron For U.K. Prime Minister?The election for Prime Minister of the U.K. is this week, and both Miliband and Cameron are neck and neck. Come Friday, will Miliband be the new Prime Minister?

67% of writers and pundits say no
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sports | Will Manny Pacquiao Beat Floyd Mayweather?
Will Manny Pacquiao Beat Floyd Mayweather?The most lucrative fight is coming up, with Floyd Mayweather up against champion fighter Manny Pacquaio. Will Pacquaio beat favorite Mayweather?

75% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Ben Carson - All Articles And Topics - Twitter trends
Ben CarsonFamed Pediatric Neurosurgeon and award winning author, Dr. Ben Carson has announced he is running for President in 2016 as a Republican.

73% of articles are anti-Ben Carson
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world | Is Keeping Benjamin Netanyahu As Prime Minister Good For Israeli-U.S. Relations?
Is Keeping Benjamin Netanyahu As Prime Minister Good For Israeli-U.S. Relations?Benjamin Netanyahu was able to form a new Israeli government, and will continue as Prime Minister of the Middle Eastern ally. Is this good for U.S.-Israeli relations?

90% of writers and pundits say no
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sports | Should Stephanie Wei Have Lost Her Credentials For Live-Streaming Golf Practice?
Should Stephanie Wei Have Lost Her Credentials For Live-Streaming Golf Practice?Stephanie Wei used the Twitter app Periscope to live-stream a PGA sanctioned practice. The PGA Tour has since yanked her credentials for the rest of the season. Did the PGA make the right decision?

100% of writers and pundits say no
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