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Which NBA tough guy would win in a fight: Bill Laimbeer or Kevin Garnett?

May 19 is a good day to be born a tough guy. NBA greats Bill Laimbeer and Kevin Garnett, two of the league’s most physical players, drew their first breath on this day. Laimbeer was the resident provocateur on the Bad Boy Pistons teams, while Kevin Garnett whose bark was as sharp as his bite. Who would win in a fight? 🏀 👊
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#TeamKG
86.7%
#TeamLaimbeer
13.3%
3672

Does Anthony Weiner deserve jail time for sexting?

Disgraced ex-Congressman Anthony Weiner is pleading guilty to a charge of transferring obscene materials to a minor. The crime could land him in prison for up to 10 years, and he must now register as a sex offender. Some say 10 years behind bars seems excessively harsh just for exchanging illicit texts and images with someone. But critics say Weiner is indeed a predator—he knew the girl was...
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#WeinerForPrison
79.5%
#SextingNotACrime
20.5%
3673

Is it Facebook and Google's responsibility to stop fake news?

A lot of fuss has been made over fake news since the 2016 election, and people are pointing to Google and Facebook as the main culprits. Critics say Facebook and Google should not be the ones who determine what is and isn't considered fake news—that essentially turns both companies into the thought police. Others say Facebook and Google play a huge role in the media ecosystem. Both organizations...
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#StopFakeNews
94.4%
#NoCensorshipPeriod
5.6%
3674

Greatest witch hunt in U.S. history: Trump-Russia or the Salem witch trials?

After the worst week of Donald Trump's nascent presidency, including appointment of a special counsel to investigate his campaign's ties to Russia, President Trump tweeted he is the victim of "the single greatest witch hunt" in American history. Historians have taken issue with his claim, noting that that the colonial Salem witch trials of 1692 actually resulted in the execution of 20 people....
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#TrumpRussiaFTW
75.3%
#SalemWitchTrialsFTW
24.7%
3675

Should felons have the right to vote?

While laws vary from state-to-state, only Maine and Vermont allow incarcerated people to vote while in prison. Other states restrict voting—and in 10 states, felons can actually lose their voting rights for life. Critics say people who break the law lose the right to participate in our political process. But others argue mass incarceration and longer sentences disenfranchise more than 6 million...
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#NoVotesForCriminals
51.4%
#VotingRightsForAll
48.6%
3676

Is 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' as good as the original film?

The highly-anticipated "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" hit theaters on May 5, and Marvel fans are jamming out to the new mixtape. "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" is a fun, hilarious and adventurous blockbuster. The sequel holds an 81 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. But critics say it's just okay, and not as good as the original. It's hard to top the 2014 surprise hit. Does "Guardians...
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#OriginalGotGWins
55.5%
#GotG2Wins
44.5%
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Which ride sharing service is better: Uber or Lyft?

At this point, Uber's reputation can only get worse if CEO Travis Kalanick shoots someone on live television. Uber's critics say rival Lyft is the more friendly and ethical choice. Lyft works the same way, just with more ethics. But despite the numerous scandals (and pending Justice Department investigation), Uber's continuing to grow at record rates. The company's fans are sticking by it and say...
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#LyftBeatsUber
48.4%
#UberBeatsLyft
51.6%
3678

Was Jay Cutler a franchise quarterback?

Jay Cutler is hanging up the cleats after 11 years in the NFL, heading off to a sweet gig at Fox Sports. He retires with a 68-71 record, two playoff starts and one Pro Bowl appearance. The Ringer called Cutler the "greatest average quarterback of all-time," and jaded Bears fans look back at his mediocre eight year run in Chicago with nothing but disdain. But some analysts say Cutler was the most...
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#CutlerWasLegit
63.9%
#CutlerWasAwful
36.1%
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Was Fox News CEO Roger Ailes a visionary or a monster?

Fox News founder Roger Ailes is dead at age 77, and the debate over his legacy is fierce. As media adviser to four Republican presidents and founder of the most-watched cable news channel in TV history, Ailes' vision and ideas shifted the entire paradigm of American political media and culture—and drove conservatives to huge political gains. But others condemn Ailes for amplifying fear and...
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#HatsOffToAiles
48.7%
#GoodRiddanceRoger
51.3%
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Should all police officers be required to wear body cameras?

After a horrific incident of police brutality in a Pittsburgh high school, activists are once again calling for mandatory body cameras on all police officers. Supporters say recording encounters between citizens and cops reduces police violence and protects officers by providing supervisors, judges, and reporters objective evidence of incidents. But skeptics point out body cameras create privacy...
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#BodyCamsForCops
81.3%
#NoMoreSurveillance
18.7%