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What portion of U.S. residents aged 16 to 65 years are able to correctly answer a question requiring basic logic, addition, and division? According to the latest nationally representative adult…

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What portion of U.S. residents aged 16 to 65 years are able to correctly answer a question requiring knowledge of the fact that “mean” is another word for “average” and…

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How long after fertilization do the hearts of pre-birth humans begin beating? The medical textbook “Gray’s Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Medicine and Surgery” documents that “the heart tubes fuse…

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Which of the following people stated, “I guarantee you we’re going to end fossil fuels”? During a campaign event in New Castle, NH on 9/6/19, Joe Biden walked over to…

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What is the least expensive and safest way to transport petroleum and natural gas across land? Per the U.S. Department of Transportation, “Pipeline transportation is the safest and most economical…

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When Hungary constructed a fence along its border with Croatia to prevent illegal immigration from the Middle East and Africa, by how much did illegal arrivals decline? In 2015, the…

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Which of the following people had authority over the agency that first suggested the National Guard protect the Capitol Building on January 6, 2021? The official Capitol Police timeline of…

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What was the main conclusion of a 2020 CDC review of all “gold standard” studies that examined the effects of masks on the transmission of the flu in non-healthcare settings?…

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Can surgical and cloth masks negatively impact performance during exercise? A study published in 2021 by the journal Applied Sciences measured the effects of a surgical mask on 72 recreational…

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During the inflation of the previous year, have retail prices risen faster than wholesale prices? The Consumer Price Index, which is the most widely used measure of retail inflation, rose…

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When private and charter school choice programs are implemented, do children who remain in conventional public schools academically decline? At least 21 high-quality studies have been performed on the academic…

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In the United Kingdom (where government keeps detailed healthcare records on nearly all citizens), what portion of all deaths involving Covid-19 are among the fully vaccinated? An accurate measure of…

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What portion of all federal government spending is for national defense and veterans’ benefits? In 2020, 14% of all federal government spending was for national defense and veterans’ benefits. In…

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According to Albert Einstein, who were the only group of people in Germany that had the “courage and persistence” to stand up against “Hitler’s campaign for suppressing truth”? In 1940,…

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What portion of the U.S. economy is consumed by federal, state and local taxes? In 2020, federal, state and local governments collected a combined total of $5.4 trillion in taxes,…

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In a recent nationwide study in Denmark, for how long did the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines provide statistically significant protection against infection with the Omicron variant? A recent nationwide study…

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Under the laws of the Soviet Union, who was explicitly denied freedom of speech? After socialists came to power in Russia and established the USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics),…

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Who suffers from the asset inflation that occurs when governments create more money than required by their economies? Inflation occurs when governments create and circulate more money than needed by…

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What portion of all mortgages for U.S. single-family homes are insured against default by taxpayers? On January 13, 2021, the U.S. Government Accountability Office reported that the “federal government supports…

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Which of the following “isms” is consistently associated with the social ills that afflict a greater portion of black people than whites? Many people blame racism for the grave problems…

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Who wrote that only guilty people fear free speech? When Benjamin Franklin was 16 years old, the state of Massachusetts imprisoned his brother for criticizing the government. In response, Franklin…

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Do N95 masks cause headaches? A 2006 study found that 37.3% of healthcare workers “reported headaches when they wore the N95 face-mask,” and 62.7% of them “had no pre-existing headaches.”…

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Do face masks impede social bonds and communication? Studies published in a wide range of academic journals show that face masks negatively impact social bonds and communication by obscuring smiles…

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If Congress had never changed the original Social Security Act of 1935, how much longer would the program stay solvent than the Social Security Administration’s current best estimate? If Congress…

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What was the average follow up time for people who enrolled in the main clinical trial used by the FDA to approve Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine? In approving Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine,…

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What portion of high school graduates who took the ACT college readiness exam in 2019 met the test’s benchmarks for college readiness in all four subjects (English, reading, math, and…

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Do national debts that exceed 90% of nations’ economies typically harm economic growth? Considerable (but not definitive) evidence indicates that national debts beyond 90% of nations’ economies harm economic growth….

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Based on the latest federal estimates, if the U.S. stopped importing all crude oil and other petroleum products, how long would the nation’s domestic petroleum resources last at the current…

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Who stated that “there are specific times and places where you could confuse America for a developing country, as elections are tampered with”? A New York Times video op-ed published…

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Has the science about masking materially changed in the past year? Claims that “masks work” and “don’t cause harm” have been enforced by governments and corporations around the world for…

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In what grade do Seattle public schools begin instructing students to affirm transgenderism? Seattle public schools begin instructing students to be “Trans-Affirming” and “Queer Affirming” in grades K-3. For example,…

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In the first month of the Covid-19 pandemic, which of the following individuals or organizations accurately estimated the death rate for people who contract Covid-19? In March 2020 during the…

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How many material falsehoods and omissions did the Obama administration make when applying for warrants to surveil people associated with the Trump campaign? In 2019, the Inspector General (IG) of…

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Who stated that the current Covid-19 vaccines “will ultimately need to be replaced” by “vaccines that induce more broadly protective and more durable immunity”? In a commentary published by the…

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Which of the following U.S. presidents cancelled plans to protect Eastern Europe from Russian aggression by deploying missile interceptors in Poland, a decision that Vladimir Putin praised as “very right…

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Has any study objectively proven that Covid-19 vaccines save more lives than they take? Medical journals are clear that the only way to accurately determine the life-or-death impacts of medical…

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Which of the following nations doesn’t have the power to veto resolutions of the UN Security Council, which is supposed to be responsible for maintaining international peace and security? The…

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Is there any first-hand evidence that Joe Biden threatened to withhold a billion dollars from the Ukraine unless a prosecutor investigating his son was fired? Media outlets and “fact checkers”…

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What portion of all U.S. energy consumption was provided by solar energy in 2020? During 2020, amid the Covid-19 outbreak and travel restrictions that reduced gas consumption, solar provided 1.3%…

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What portion of all U.S. energy consumption was provided by wind energy in 2020? During 2020, amid the Covid-19 outbreak and stay-at-home orders, wind provided 3.2% of all U.S. energy,…

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According to a math framework adopted by the Los Angeles County Office of Education, asking students to do which of the following things is a form of white supremacy? According…

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Has the current president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, done anything to expose the Biden family to charges of corruption? Running on an anti-corruption platform, Volodymyr Zelensky won a landslide election…

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In Sweden, which is one of the most LGBTQ-friendly countries in the world, is the suicide rate among people who have undergone sex reassignment surgery higher than that of the…

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Did President Trump call neo-Nazis “very fine people” or “very good people”? This week at a NATO summit, President Biden claimed that he decided to run for president because President…

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Does federal law allow foreigners who are likely to become a burden on taxpayers to immigrate to the United States? Federal law explicitly prohibits foreigners from immigrating to the U.S….

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Who stated that “the most potent vaccination is getting infected yourself”? In 2014, Dr. Anthony Fauci was asked if someone who recently contracted the flu needed to get a flu…

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What portion of convicts released from state prisons are rearrested within 10 years for committing a completely new offense (not a probation or parole violation)? A 2018 U.S. Justice Department…

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Does the government of China have personal information that may be used for blackmail against large numbers of U.S. politicians and other government employees? In 2015, cyber specialists associated with…

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How many arrests for murder appear in the criminal records of non-citizens in the United States? In 2018, the U.S. Government Accountability Office published a study which found that the…

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Are illegal immigrants more likely to commit serious, imprisonable crimes than the general U.S. population? Data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Justice show that illegal immigrants commit…

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Which of the following policies is not in the 1920 Nazi platform? The 1920 platform of the “National-Socialist German Workers’ Party” (the English translation of the words that underlie the…

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Is the United States a pure democracy? As defined by multiple dictionaries, democracy means “majority rule” or “government by the people.” The records of the U.S. Constitutional Convention show that…

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What portion of the U.S. population is regularly enrolled in Medicaid, the federal government’s primary healthcare program for low-income people? The average portion of the U.S. population receiving Medicaid benefits…

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Does federal law prohibit foreigners from owning shares in U.S. corporations that influence U.S. elections? Although federal law prohibits foreigners from directly spending money on U.S. political campaigns, it does…

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In 1989, a NASA scientist and leading researcher on global warming projected that the Earth’s average temperature would increase by 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit “by the year 2020.” What was the…

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According to the Declaration of Independence, what is the primary purpose of government? The Declaration of Independence states that “all men” are “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,…

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Who wrote that overthrowing liberty requires suppressing free speech? When Benjamin Franklin was 16 years old, the state of Massachusetts imprisoned his brother for criticizing the government. In response, Franklin…

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When Democratic President Lyndon B. Johnson proposed a “hospital insurance” (i.e., Medicare) program for senior citizens in 1964, how much did he say the maximum monthly tax per worker would…

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Which of the following factors is NOT a primary driver of living standards? As explained by a diverse array of economists, “The most important factor determining living standards is productivity…

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When scientists at the biotechnology firm Amgen attempted to reproduce the findings of 53 peer-reviewed papers about cancer drugs, what portion of these studies were they able to confirm? In…

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In the United States, which of the following can be legally killed by dismembering their bodies? Federal humane law bans slaughtering livestock through dismemberment because the law requires that livestock…

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Up until what point of pregnancy does Roe v. Wade prohibit states from banning abortion? Contrary to media reports which claim that Roe v. Wade prohibits states from banning abortion…

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Among the 21 Democratic Senators who voted against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, how many of them later switched to the Republican Party? Among the 21 Democratic Senators who…

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Which of the following nations has not sanctioned a Russian billionaire who owns a company which builds drones used to bomb Ukraine? A Russian billionaire named Vladimir Yevtushenkov has recently…

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Why was a Honduran man who was caught crossing the U.S. border and later charged with 6 felonies relating to child sexual assault allowed to enter the United States? After…

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Among the nations of Europe, do those with greater levels of welfare spending have lower levels of wealth inequality? A study published by the European Central Bank in 2016 found…

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What is the primary cause of inflation? In accord with numerous facts, Ben Bernanke of the Federal Reserve stated in 2002, “U.S. dollars have value only to the extent that…

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Does the largest federal preschool program produce a clear pattern of lasting positive impacts on children? The largest federal preschool program is Head Start, which “provides comprehensive educational, social, health,…

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Which of the following interventions has been proven to reduce the indoor presence of airborne pathogens by 98%? A study published by the journal Nature in March 2022 found that…

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Do people who commit mass shootings have significantly higher rates of serious mental illness than the general public? Perpetrators of mass shootings are far more likely to suffer from serious…

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What do the letters “AR” stand for in the AR-15 rifle? Per the U.S. Army, “America’s most popular rifle – the AR-15 – is often portrayed as being something it…

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Which U.S. president appointed all of the Supreme Court justices who ruled that he could place U.S. citizens of Japanese descent into detention camps during World War II without evidence…

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What portion of young adults in the U.S. are unqualified for military service because of poor physical fitness, weak educational skills, illegal drug usage, medical conditions, or criminal records? Various…

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Before Russia invaded Ukraine in 2014, which of the following people predicted the attack? In 2008, Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin stated that Barack Obama’s “indecision and moral equivalence” about…

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Who receives most of the financial benefits from “green energy” mandates? As detailed in scholarly publications like the encyclopedia “Environmental and Natural Resource Economics,” the financial benefits of “green energy”…

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If public schools armed, trained, and compensated one out of every five teachers to protect the lives of students, how much would this increase the average cost of education? Under…

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Which of the following phrases accurately describes what the media calls “assault weapons”? “Assault weapons,” a term often used by journalists, are semi-automatic rifles, pistols, and shotguns that share some…

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Which of the following nations has the smallest portion of their population institutionalized in public psychiatric hospitals? The portion of the U.S. population institutionalized in public psychiatric hospitals is one-fifth…

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After Britain passed a law requiring the registration of all firearms, what was its next major gun control law? In 1968, Britain passed a law requiring civilians to obtain a…

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What portion of all U.S. college spending on actual education (not dorms, food, administration, recreation, etc.) is now funded by taxpayers? During 2019, U.S. federal, state and local governments spent…

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Are AR-style rifles useful for home defense? Among eight firearm experts interviewed in 2015 by the magazine Tactical Life, three of them use an AR-style rifle to defend their home,…

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What portion of U.S. households receive more in federal, state, and local government benefits than they pay in federal taxes? In 2018 (latest data), roughly 60% of U.S. households received…

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What particle sizes must surgical masks filter to meet the FDA’s Covid-19 guidance for face masks? The FDA’s Covid-19 guidance for surgical masks states that manufacturers cannot make “filtration claims”…

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How many young female gymnasts were allegedly sexually abused by Dr. Larry Nassar AFTER the FBI was given evidence that he was committing these assaults? As documented by the Inspector…

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What is the most common way in which governments effectively default on their debts? As explained in a 2009 Princeton University Press book titled “This Time is Different: Eight Centuries…

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Which of the following factors is most strongly associated with people’s self-assessments of how well they live? A 2017 survey of adults across Great Britain found that “better sleep is…

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What is the average annual spending for each public school classroom in the United States? Per data from the U.S. Department of Education, governments spend an average of $15,621 for…

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Shortly after the opening of the U.S. stock market today (6/16/22), was the price-to-earnings ratio of the S&P 500 significantly higher or lower than its average over the past century?…

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What did James Madison, the father of the Constitution and primary author of the Bill of Rights, consider to be the worst form of oppression? During the Constitutional Convention, Madison…

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What portion of the people who fail federal background checks for firearm purchases are prosecuted by the federal government for attempting to illegally buy a gun? The federal government has…

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In Sweden, which is “one of the most gay-friendly countries in the world,” are suicide and suicide attempt rates among LGBTs higher, lower, or about the same as heterosexuals? At…

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Over the course of their lives, do electric vehicles create more or less toxic pollution than standard cars? Politicians are encouraging, subsidizing, and mandating the use of electric vehicles while…

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On average, how many people die per year while illegally crossing the U.S./Mexico border? From 1998 to 2020, about 8,050 people died while illegally crossing the U.S./Mexico border, or an…

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How many convicted criminal aliens released by the Obama administration were later charged with murder-related crimes committed in the United States? A 2016 letter from the Obama administration to the…

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According to the Declaration of Independence, what is the primary purpose of government? The Declaration of Independence proclaims that “all men” are “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,…

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In 2021, what portion of the U.S. economy was consumed by federal, state, and local government spending? In 2021, U.S. federal, state, and local governments spent a combined total of…

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In scientific surveys of non-citizens, what portion of them stated “I definitely voted” in the U.S. presidential elections of 2008 and 2012? All 50 states have laws that require people…

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When politicians and journalists use the phrase “carbon pollution,” to which of the following substances are they typically referring? There are more than 10 million different carbon compounds, but politicians…

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Which US. president derecognized the government of Taiwan and declared that the Communist government in China is the sole legitimate ruler of both China and Taiwan? When Soviet-backed communist militants…

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Relative to other nations, how do U.S. fourth graders rank in terms of their math ability? In international tests administered to students in dozens of nations, U.S. fourth graders rank…

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What portion of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. have false identity documents that might allow them to illegally work, vote, and receive welfare? In 2017, California Senate Leader and Democrat…

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Which of the following initiatives caused a 50% reduction in felony arrests for high-risk male youth in one of the nation’s largest school districts? Per a 2011 paper in the…

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Is the average temperature of the earth at ground level warmer now than it was 1,000 years ago? Scientists use “proxies” to estimate average global temperatures in the era before…

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If the federal government raised the minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 per hour, how much would this raise the average income of families below the poverty line? According to…

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Are local and regional heatwaves, cold spells, and other weather extremes proof of global warming? Media outlets often cite local and regional heatwaves, cold spells, and other weather extremes as…

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In the United States, what portion of aggravated assaults reported to police result in an alleged offender being identified and acted upon by the criminal justice system? Nationwide in 2019,…

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In the United Kingdom during 2022, what portion of all deaths involving Covid-19 have been among people who were fully vaccinated and boosted? An accurate measure of the vaccine status…

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Do biological males have a strength advantage over females after their testosterone levels are suppressed enough to compete in the Olympics? A study published by the journal Sports Medicine in…

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When Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz led a hearing into allegations of corruption in the U.S. Secret Service, how many of this agency’s employees illegitimately accessed his personnel file? The Department…

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Since the Taliban overthrew in elected government of Afghanistan, have women been treated better, worse, or the same? Based on interviews with Afghan citizens, aid workers, and journalists, Amnesty International…

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Equally divided among every household in the United States, how large was the gap between government spending and revenues in 2021? In 2021, federal, state, and local governments spent $9.2…

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After the federal government pays back with interest the $2.9 trillion that it owes to Social Security, what is the estimated average shortfall for everyone currently in the program? After…

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If President Obama’s carbon dioxide regulations were implemented, by how much would they have raised the cost of electricity by now? According to a 2013 study by the U.S. Energy…

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How much do hidden federal taxes reduce the average annual income of U.S. households? In 2018 (latest data), hidden federal taxes reduced the average income of U.S. households by about…

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How many material falsehoods and omissions did the FBI and Obama administration Department of Justice make when applying for warrants to spy on the Trump campaign? In 2019, the Obama-appointed…

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What nation dominates the global supply chain for electric car batteries? The batteries used in electric cars are mainly comprised of lithium-ion cells, and a 2020 report by Benchmark Mineral…

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Why does the Biden administration oppose the only long-term nuclear energy waste storage facility planned for the U.S.? Because the products of nuclear fission emit hazardous levels of radiation, generate…

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Does the “Inflation Reduction Act” just passed by Congress reduce inflation? Contrary to its name, there is no credible evidence the “Inflation Reduction Act” will reduce inflation. The Penn Wharton…

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Have rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide over the past four decades decreased the earth’s natural vegetation productivity? Contrary to a 1989 prediction by the deputy executive director of the…

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Has President Biden broken his campaign promise to not raise taxes on people making less than $400,000 per year? At the signing ceremony for the “Inflation Reduction Act,” President Biden…

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What portion of all spending by public colleges in the U.S. is dedicated to student instruction? The latest data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that public colleges dedicate…

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What portion of federal career employees are dismissed each year for reasons relating to poor job performance? A study published by the U.S. Government Accountability Office in 2015 found that…

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Adjusted for inflation, has the average government funding for each college student increased or decreased over the past decade? Inflation-adjusted government funding for each college student has grown by 15%…

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If the federal government’s debts, liabilities, and unfunded obligations were equally divided among all U.S. households, how much per household would this be? At the close of the federal government’s…

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What portion of all federal student loans are now actively being repaid? In 2020, Congress passed and President Trump signed a “Covid-19 relief” law that suspended student loan payments and…

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What is the average cost to each U.S. household of President Biden’s student loan reductions and cancellations? The Penn Wharton Budget Model estimates that Biden’s student loan reductions and cancellations…

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Have clinical trials for the Covid-19 mRNA vaccines found statistically significant and clinically meaningful benefits like preventing hospitalization and death? The clinical trials for the Covid-19 mRNA vaccines have been…

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Which of the following tenets is not part of the fascist movement that spread through Europe in the 20th century? Mussolini’s “Fascist Manifesto” calls for progressive taxes, heavy unionization, minimum…

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Which of the following states has the highest real poverty rate in the nation? The U.S. Census Bureau publishes a “Supplemental Poverty Measure” that accounts for factors missed by standard…

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How many unauthorized immigrants has the Biden administration allowed into the United States after they were apprehended crossing the border? Citing “internal Homeland Security data and court filings,” the New…

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Are illegal immigrants more likely to commit serious, imprisonable crimes than the general U.S. population? Data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Justice show that illegal immigrants commit…

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Who warned that “Science can flourish only in an atmosphere of free speech”? In a two-sentence essay titled “Science and Dictatorship,” Albert Einstein warned, “A dictatorship means muzzles all round,…

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Which of the following phenomena related to climate change have generally worsened over the past three decades? The following environmental and human welfare measures related to climate change have stayed…

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Are the average carbon dioxide concentrations in cloth and surgical masks high enough to potentially impair certain brain functions? A study published by the journal Environmental Health Perspectives in 2012…

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Has the earth experienced systemic changes in rainfall or droughts over the past 150 years? Contrary to predictions from people who claimed that global warming would cause more droughts and…

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On average, how much do federal subsidies for petroleum production subsidize a gallon of gasoline? On average, federal subsidies for petroleum actually penalize its production at a rate of less…

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Which of the following nations has the highest average level of material well-being? “Personal consumption” is a comprehensive measure of the goods and services consumed by people. It is the…

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By how much have the primary pollutants from every unit of coal-generated energy decreased in the U.S. since 1990? EPA data shows that from 1990 through 2021, sulfur dioxide emissions…

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Why do governments engage in inflationary policies? Numerous academic sources document that governments engage in inflationary policies to effectively tax citizens at higher rates and/or to default on their national…

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Which of the following ailments is the most common reason why people receive Social Security disability benefits? Among the 9.5 million people who were receiving Social Security disability payments in…

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What portion of the U.S. national debt is owned by foreign and international entities? At the close of the federal government’s 2021 fiscal year, foreign and international entities owned $7.6…

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Who is the only president of the past 30 years under which wealth inequality decreased? Based on data from the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances, which tracks the wealth…

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What portion of convicts released from state prisons are arrested for committing a violent crime within five years of their release? A 2021 U.S. Justice Department study of 404,638 convicts…

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Which of the following scientists wrote before the Covid-19 pandemic that “the benefits” of conducting “gain-of-function” experiments on “highly pathogenic” viruses “outweigh the risks”? In a 2012 commentary published by…

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What portion of all U.S. energy consumption is provided by wind energy? During 2021, wind provided 3.4% of all U.S. energy consumption. Because wind speeds fluctuate and are sometimes not…

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Which U.S. state contains the cities with the poorest air quality in America? California dominates the American Lung Association’s list of cities with the poorest air quality in America. In…

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On average in the United States, do people of different races with similar credit histories pay disparate mortgage costs? Contrary to the claims of many politicians, journalists, and activists, a…

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Which of the following races/ethnicities experienced the greatest percentage growth in their median family wealth during the three years of available data during Donald Trump’s presidency? Per a September 2020…

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Are U.S. federal, state, and local governments generally required to protect people’s rights to life, liberty, and property from infringement by private individuals? A wealth of evidence shows that the…

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Do black and Hispanic students have better educational outcomes in conservative or progressive cities? In 2020, the education nonprofit Brightbeam compared student outcomes in the 12 most progressive and 12…

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Based on the facts of science, when does every new human life begin? Per the “American Heritage Dictionary of Science,” there are four defining characteristics of life: “growth, reproduction, metabolism,…

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Which of the following types of climate-related deaths have generally increased in the U.S. over the past half century? Contrary to repeated predictions that climate change would increase extreme weather…

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Do surgical masks generally reduce microbe colonies in operating rooms? A study published by the journal Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research in 1975 found that the number of microbe colonies…

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After 5 decades of increasing social acceptance of transgenderism in The Netherlands, by how much has the early death rate of people who receive hormone treatment for gender dysphoria declined?…

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What portion of all federal government spending is for means-tested welfare programs? In 2021, 23% of all federal government spending was for means-tested welfare programs. This figure has risen from…

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According to the New York Times, why is “everyone moving to Texas”? In a NY Times column titled “Everyone’s Moving to Texas. Here’s Why,” Times columnist Farhad Manjoo cites “lower…

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Do puberty blockers given to youth who say they are transgender or non-binary have any substantial negative physical impacts? At least 9 studies on youth who were given puberty blockers…

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In 2021, what portion of all federal government spending was for social programs, such as healthcare, income security, education, housing, and recreation? In 2021, 73% of all federal government spending…

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