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Most popular questions

231 Why are so many Americans against Obamacare? 2017-05-05T09:06:36.207

201 Why doesn’t the IRS just send me a bill for the taxes I owe based on the info they already have? 2018-04-09T01:02:25.590

200 Why is communism considered as evil (like fascism and nazism) in the United States? 2017-11-15T16:14:06.727

154 Has there ever been a documented instance of the problem that net neutrality purports to solve? 2017-11-22T14:57:18.220

146 Why is President Trump making such a big deal about fake news, and specifically targeting reputable organizations like The New York Times and CNN? 2017-02-26T01:36:04.987

138 Why is the Trump Administration often labeled as anti-science? 2017-04-23T16:50:12.640

128 Why were pre-election polls and forecast models inconsistent with the election of Donald Trump? 2016-11-09T10:32:55.367

127 Why is populism seen as being negative or bad? 2017-02-08T06:41:07.393

124 Why don't Presidential debates disable the candidates' microphones while it's not their turn to speak? 2020-09-30T01:20:34.353

121 Why is it that Bernie Sanders is always called a "socialist"? 2019-02-22T10:17:44.277

121 Why is it considered racist to say "White Lives Matter"? 2020-08-05T01:47:38.027

120 Why do European cities have so many homeless and beggars despite its high-tax welfare system? 2018-09-12T14:43:45.347

118 Why does the pardon of Arpaio show contempt for the rule of law? 2017-08-28T23:49:03.227

118 Why does religion get a special treatment in anti-discrimination laws? 2018-09-04T15:41:45.683

117 Why couldn't Republicans who voted to repeal Obamacare so many times under Obama do it under a Republican president? 2017-03-24T21:02:43.900

116 How did Trump's January 6 speech call for insurrection and violence? 2021-01-12T15:22:05.160

113 Why is the climate change debate so often framed in terms of whether or not it's due to human activity? 2017-11-02T14:42:35.180

113 Why does there seem to be a lack of conservative comedy and comedy-news compared to liberal? 2018-08-15T16:01:57.980

113 What are the main reasons for why negotiating a proper Brexit deal has been so hard? 2018-11-25T12:02:39.010

113 Why is Trump dubbing COVID-19 as the "Chinese virus" considered offensive, while many past epidemics have had similar naming schemes? 2020-03-21T02:50:55.857

112 Why are green parties so often opposed to nuclear power? 2019-12-04T14:44:57.810

111 What is the point of impeaching Trump? 2019-09-25T18:33:08.397

110 What is the capitalist answer to automation? 2017-04-19T15:21:22.427

108 Why hasn't competition between health insurance providers led to lower prices for consumers? 2020-03-05T08:59:45.780

107 Why are states purportedly performing assassinations with chemical and radioactive weapons? 2018-03-13T01:19:00.757

103 Why is a border wall such a polarising issue in American politics? 2019-01-11T21:18:03.000

101 Why is Greece's debt considered a problem but not US debt, which is much larger? 2017-06-19T10:54:01.000

100 Why is globalisation so disdained? 2018-05-15T11:51:12.573

98 What is capitalism's answer to constant economic growth hitting the limit of the planet's finite resources? 2019-01-16T08:35:39.070

97 "Putin enters a bar and proclaims, 'Next round's on the house!'" What's the point of this popular Russian joke? 2020-05-01T15:53:32.290

94 Why was Trump winning the 2016 election, when I know so few people who admit to voting for him? 2016-03-01T02:55:11.723

93 Why is there no effective anti-gun lobby in the United States? 2017-11-08T16:30:31.123

93 What can an independent election observer in Russia do if they notice irregularities? 2018-03-19T07:56:19.003

93 Why allow convicted criminals to vote? 2018-07-20T16:23:01.937

93 What is the purpose of democracy? 2020-01-02T15:30:32.930

92 Is President Trump right that there was violence on "both sides" in Charlottesville? 2017-08-15T23:37:37.613

92 Why do some people take issue with kneeling during the anthem in US? 2017-09-26T15:37:23.223

91 Why does ISIS continue to do things to make their "enemy" even more determined to go after them? 2017-05-23T14:09:46.753

90 Is there a way to block an elected President from entering office? 2016-11-09T17:41:08.390

90 Do other countries guarantee freedoms that the United States does not have? 2019-08-08T07:03:04.857

89 How can I respond to Whataboutism? 2017-02-28T16:54:42.907

89 Do politicians use bug trackers or version control etc.? 2017-08-05T15:08:50.590

88 Why is the British government so determined to arrest Julian Assange? 2018-03-07T15:55:49.113

88 What does it actually mean for the Republicans to have lost the House of Representatives? 2018-11-07T13:13:54.897

87 Could Ecuador get Julian Assange out of the UK by giving him some mail to deliver? 2018-01-15T16:18:37.213

87 What is the capitalist answer to rail passenger transportation being non financially profitable? 2018-09-26T08:33:34.147

87 Why is Elizabeth Warren's Native American ancestry a political issue? 2018-10-16T02:28:58.133

84 How does Donald Trump Jr. benefit from releasing the e-mails he released? 2017-07-12T07:23:52.743

84 Is there any record of Trickle Down Economics improving the economy? 2017-12-05T23:35:43.873

84 What are the benefits for the US in declaring Jerusalem as Israel's capital? 2017-12-06T19:16:49.643


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