Does Marco Rubio deserve credit for holding a town hall?

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) participated in a CNN town hall in which he faced survivors of the Parkland school shooting that left 17 people dead. Many have given Rubio credit for showing up and listening to his constituents. Rubio said he was open to the idea of raising the age to buy rifles and would reconsider the size of gun magazines. But others note Rubio still plans to take money from the NRA an…
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Favorite '90s Nickelodeon show: 'All That' or 'Kenan & Kel'?

You're not a true '90s kid unless you watched Nickelodeon classics "All That" and "Kenan & Kel." Because duh—Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell made the shows laugh-out-loud funny. Kenan and Kel just reunited. This means '90s kids are old now, and we should all vote on their most iconic comedy pairing. "All That" created popular sketch characters, like Repair Man, Ed, Pierre Escargot, and Superdude.…
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Should teachers be armed?

In a White House listening session with survivors of last week’s Florida school shooting and others who've lost loved ones to gun violence, President Trump said he'd consider a proposal to arm school teachers in order to prevent future massacres. The president said "teachers and coaches... would have a concealed gun on them. They’d go for special training.” Critics say arming teachers will only ma…
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Should Girl Scouts be permitted to sell cookies outside of weed dispensaries?

The Girl Scouts of Colorado now allows Girl Scouts to sell cookies outside cannabis dispensaries. Previously, Girl Scouts could only ply their wares outside "family-oriented" businesses, but the new regulations now permit sales at weed stores, and some scouts are making bank as a result. Critics are horrified and argue we must protect children from marijuana, but others applaud the girls' entrepre…
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Should we lower the voting age to 16?

The voting age in America was lowered from 21 to 18 during the Vietnam War, and in the wake of the Parkland school massacre, many argue we should lower it to 16. Protesting Florida teenagers say they're being targeted in school shootings, yet they have no say in gun legislation. Others point out that teenagers who work pay taxes, so they should be allowed to vote. But some say 16- and 17-year-olds…
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Is violent resistance ever justified?

In his approach to black liberation, civil rights leader Malcolm X famously differed from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. While Dr. King based his resistance on the methods of Mahatma Gandhi, arguing "for practical as well as moral reasons, nonviolence offers the only road to freedom for my people," Malcolm X believed self-defense was justified in the face of centuries of violence: "We want freedom by…
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Did the NFL betray its fans by dumping Papa John's for Pizza Hut?

Papa John's and NFL mutually ended their partnership after a turbulent year. Former Papa John's CEO John Schnatter made headlines by saying the pizza chain's slumping sales were due to player protests during the national anthem. Many fans agreed with Schnatter, criticizing the players for their protest. Still, the NFL dumping Papa John's is a safe move to distance itself from any political affilia…
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Did Mark Cuban know about the sexual harassment in the Mavericks organization?

A Sports Illustrated report alleges the Dallas Mavericks have a culture of sexual harassment perpetrated by former team president and CEO, Terdema Ussery. Team owner Mark Cuban was shocked by the report, saying he had no idea about the hostile environment because he worked more on the basketball operations side of the business. But as a hyper-involved owner, many believe there is no way he was com…
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Ultimate girl power anthem: ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ or ‘Express Yourself’?

Madonna and Cyndi Lauper were about female empowerment while dominating pop in the '80s. Madonna garnered the title Queen of Pop during the Reagan years thanks to anthems like "Express Yourself," which quite literally encouraged women to express how they feel. Lauper left her mark on pop music with hits like "Girls Just Want to Have Fun," an anthem that celebrates girlhood. Which '80s girl power a…
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Ultimate girl power anthem: ‘I’m Every Woman’ or 'Man! I Feel Like A Woman’?

Whitney Houston and Shania Twain recorded arguably the two most significant celebratory hits about womanhood. Whitney's dance-pop version of "I'm Every Woman" makes every woman want to get up and rejoice to this day. Shania's "Man! I Feel Like A Woman!" is a unique kind of country-pop song—fully embracing the awesomeness of feeling like, and simply being, a woman. Which song is the best girl power…
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