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What is our country turning into?

(+) Good riddance (-) Riddance is about the only good (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2005)

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Should the U.S. work more closely with international bodies and take fewer unilateral foreign policy and military decisions?

(+) You might sleep safe feeling protected by the US. (-) Motives are driven by self interest. (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2001)

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Garleon's Ciao General Election

(+) Nothing would ever get done (-) Nothing would ever get done (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2006)

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Current Debate - The Gaza Conflict: How could the Israeli-Palestinian \

The Gaza Conflict: How could the Israeli-Palestinian "question" be solved?

(+) None at all (-) Bloodshed, civilian death, ruined buildings and hatred from both sides (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2009)

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The Arab world is on fire! Will this lead to the democratisation of the region? How will the European countries be affected?

(+) Freedom (-) Oil price on the up! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2011)

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Current Debate - Dealing with cyberbullying: Tips for kids and parents

Dealing with cyberbullying: Tips for kids and parents

(+) Usually temporary, can be dealt with (-) Absolutely awful to experience (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2013)

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Current Debate - Cricket World Cup: do you think it\'s been a successful tournament for the ICC?

Cricket World Cup: do you think it's been a successful tournament for the ICC?

(+) Good show! (-) Too many rule changes (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2015)

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Current Debate - Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

Is legal media downloading the way of the future?

(+) Media is available to everyone with just the click of button (-) Leads to illegal downloading and hacking, costs more and requires more knowledge of technology (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2011)

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Current Debate - Should children\'s books have age certifications or ratings?

Should children's books have age certifications or ratings?

(+) More information on books could help parents make informed decisons. (-) Limiting which books children can read will limit the number of children that do read. (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2012)

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Current Debate - Was the press right to publish the naked photographs of Prince Harry and Kate Middleton?

Was the press right to publish the naked photographs of Prince Harry and Kate Middleton?

(+) Hopefully the rewards will finance breast cancer research. (-) Life thru a lens - equals many intrusions. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2012)

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Current Debate - Gay Marriage

Gay Marriage

(+) Throws some reality on to the subject (-) Needless soul searching (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2010)

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Current Debate - Are Print Newspapers Dead?

Are Print Newspapers Dead?

(+) Free news (-) True news? (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2013)

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What's Right or Wrong with Democracy?

(+) Err... (-) Low turnout, faults with FPTP (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

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What is your opinion of compulsory drug testing in the workplace?

(+) Could Help (-) Personal Rights? (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2003)

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Current Debate - Your feeings about the NHS

Your feeings about the NHS

(+) many (-) many (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2007)

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Current Debate - John Terry’s scandal - Should he remain the captain of England national team or not?

John Terry’s scandal - Should he remain the captain of England national team or not?

(+) Retaining Terry would have been better for English football and for resisting witch-hunts (-) Sacking him served no purpose except to appease media rabble-rousers (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2010)

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Current Debate - Do you think that a minimum pricing of alcohol should be brought in?

Do you think that a minimum pricing of alcohol should be brought in?

(+) It could deter some people from over indulging (-) It will cost me more money! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2012)

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Current Debate - Prince William and Kate Middleton are to marry in spring 2011. What are your thoughts on the happy couple and their future together?

Prince William and Kate Middleton are to marry in spring 2011. What are your thoughts on the happy couple and their future together?

(+) The fairytale will last through-out the day for Catherine Middleton (-) Common folk will have to endure it and see re-runs of it for years to come (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2010)

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How should university education be funded?

(+) Education is a benefit for all (-) But someone has to pay the cost (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Current Debate - Horse meat scandal! Are the supermarkets the only people to blame?

Horse meat scandal! Are the supermarkets the only people to blame?

(+) Tastes nice (-) We are all hypocrites (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2013)

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Current Debate - Is the government right to freeze minimum wage for young people?

Is the government right to freeze minimum wage for young people?

(+) Plenty of young willing workers (-) Massive immigration (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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Current Debate - The Oscars 2009: How did you feel about this years winners?

The Oscars 2009: How did you feel about this years winners?

(+) Gorgeous Host, Great Awards Ceremony Awarding Everyone In The Film Industry (-) Long (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2009)

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Current Debate - What are your views on the Global Occupy Movement?

What are your views on the Global Occupy Movement?

(+) Noble goals. I'm a supporter of freedom of expression. (-) Fundamentally flawed idea behind it. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2012)

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Current Debate - What was your favourite Summer 2009 music festival experience?

What was your favourite Summer 2009 music festival experience?

(+) Fantastic Experience, Great Music, Lovely People, Wonderfully Organised (-) Maybe Pricey For Those Not Into Music As Much (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2009)

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Anti-Bacterial Products containing Triclosan

(+) Kills Bacteria in the short term (-) Strengthens Bacteria in the long term (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2005)

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Should students really be paid just for showing up at college?

(+) Can help people stay in education (-) There will alway be those that can take advantage of the system, and those that just miss out (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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Bonfire Night - Splendid celebration or public nuisance?

(+) Fireworks Night (-) Fireworks Month (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2008)

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Current Debate - London Olympics 2012: Will the games be a success?

London Olympics 2012: Will the games be a success?

(+) "Full of sound and fury…" (Macbeth) (-) "…signifying nothing." (except enormous expense) (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2011)

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Current Debate - Tesco Car Parks

Tesco Car Parks

(+) Generally quite safe (-) Not very close to store on busy days (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2007)

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Current Debate - Plastic surgery

Plastic surgery

(+) injured people can be reconstructed again, better life, self-confidence, safer nowadays (-) health risks, doctors may treat you wrong, expensive (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2010)

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The legacy of Tony Blair

Advantages: Good riddance
Disadvantages: Riddance is about the only good

...any longer for Ciao to list “The Legacy of Tony Blair” as a Current Debate topic you’ll all have forgotten who he is/was. I wish. In fact, I suspect he’ll be remembered all too long, since he’s had a profound effect on what our country’s tur ...

torr 05.07.2007 · Read full review
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We are a country...

Advantages: Sadly none
Disadvantages: Make your own mind up

As I think about the different decades of my life it makes me think about my elders who I once knew and have now died. As each year would bring something new, maybe shocking or just different they would say 'What is this country coming to?' So here ...

teacherofhooch 09.02.2006 · Read full review
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People by numbers

Advantages: As long as you prefer numbers
Disadvantages: If you dont like numbers

So here I am again, back after a very traumatic few months that have seen my Mother die, bankruptcy for the second time, my health in serious trouble, (including a night on a heart monitor) and further investigations to come, and being supposedly diagnose ...

milleniumzeus 16.02.2006 · Read full review
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UK 10 years on, wealthier but not happier

Advantages: Vibrant, tolerant, open-minded
Disadvantages: Expensive, too frenetic, too crowded

I have read a couple of reviews over the last few days on this theme of “what is our country coming to?” and if I thought I’d try to set down my thoughts on this. I started working in Belgium in January 1997, and although we are now settled in the Flemis ...

lobourse 28.07.2007 · Read full review
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Big Brother is watching you!!

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An open letter to my fellow members of Great Britain. I feel the need for a rant, for a loud and long rant. I am going to drag out my battered old soapbox, stand on it and vent my spleen against this nanny state of a country that we now live in. ...

oldchem 03.09.2009 · Read full review
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