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  1. Helvidius

    First Date

    What is your ideal first date? Also, if you could include first date ideas for a law student on a budget that would be terrific. I don't have any upcoming first dates, but it never hurts to be prepared!
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    Captain America - Potential SPOILERS!

    Just saw Captain America the other day, and I thought it was excellent. The movie had great casting, a solid plot, and made the characters genuinely likable. However, the ending drove me nuts! Anyone have thoughts on the movie, in particular the ending? Do you think it will be addressed in The...
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    Greatest 20th Century President

    From Teddy to Clinton, take your pick. Sorry, if you were going to select McKinley, but let's be honest... Also, please discuss who you picked and why you chose him! PS: the max amount of options a poll allows for is 10. If you like someone not on the list, sorry for the inconvenience!
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    Favorite Season

    What is your favorite season and why? Doesn't necessarily have to be favorite season in terms of weather, but what season are you most excited for?
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    What body type do you prefer?

    I played soccer throughout high school so I have always been lean and the only real part of my body I would train was the core/lower body. I rarely did upper body workouts. In college I put on some weight (not the good kind) and have been working to get back in shape. I am considering what type...
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    Suicide Rates Among Men and Women

    WHO: Suicide rates Each country listed had something in common: There was a higher rate of suicide among men than women. Most countries showed men were significantly more likely to commit suicide than women. Granted much of this data is about ten years old, why do you think there is such a...
  7. Helvidius

    Should the US leave the United Nations?

    Should the US leave the United Nations? Does the US benefit from its role in the UN or are we hurt by it? What should the US do?
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    Pat Buchanan's Letter to Obama

    Buchanan on Obama's race speech: "We hear the grievances. Where is the gratitude?" | Media Matters for America What are your thoughts on this letter? Is Buchanan right? Do you agree with some point and disagree with Others? Is he totally wrong?
  9. Helvidius

    Best Current U.S. Soccer Players

    Despite recently getting destroyed by Spain, I still wish to talk about the US men's national soccer team. Who do you think is currently the best US attacker? midfielder? defender? *Goalie not included as defender
  10. Helvidius

    Michael Jordan vs Lebron James

    Michael Jordan vs Lebron James, one on one, half-court, both in their prime. Who wins and why?
  11. Helvidius

    Tabula Rasa

    Tabular Rasa, or clean slate, is the idea that the human mind receives knowledge and forms itself based on experience alone, without any pre-existing innate ideas that would serve as a starting point. Do you think people are defined by their experiences and perceptions of the world, or do you...
  12. Helvidius

    Choose Your Own Civilization

    I wasn't sure where this thread should go. If you were told you would be sent back in time as a citizen of another country, which would you choose? Your current country is not an option. List a century and culture you would most like to be a part of.
  13. Helvidius

    Federal Reserve

    What do you think of the Federal Reserve? Has it served America well? Should the United States abolish, audit, or do anything to change the way the Fed operates? If you wish to replace the Fed, what would you replace it with?
  14. Helvidius

    Why was Bin Laden buried at sea?

    Why would Osama Bin Laden's body be buried at sea? This makes little sense and I find it somewhat suspicious.
  15. Helvidius

    Favorite Alcoholic Drink

    You are in a bar and can have any alcoholic drink you can think of. Nothing is off limits and the drink is free. What'll ya have?
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    What do you think of the American Civil Liberties Union?
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    Is TARP screwing over the American taxpayer?

    I was surprised to see this on msnbc: YouTube - Federal Reserve Bailout Economic Crash Trillions Thoughts on this video? Is Dylan Ratigan correct? If so, how much is the taxpayer being screwed? Future consequences?
  18. Helvidius

    Kobe Bryant Fined $100,000 for gay slur

    Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant fined $100,000 for directing homophobic slur at ref - ESPN Los Angeles This isn't about the legality of Kobe Bryant's gay slur. This is simply a debate as to whether or not you agree the fine was appropriate, and whether you think what he said was a big deal or...
  19. Helvidius

    Power of the President

    “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation." Is this statement true? Is Obama's intervention in Libya unconstitutional?
  20. Helvidius

    Calvin Coolidge: Good or Bad?

    I am looking for opinions on Calvin Coolidge and whether people consider him a good or bad president. Examples to support your conclusion are preferable.
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