November 10th 11/10/2009

Who will win Uruguay’s runoff election?

Does the UN’s withdrawal of workers after a Kabul attack significantly hamper the Afghan reconstruction effort?

Does Chile need to reconsider its land restoration policies for its indigenous peoples?

Has Netanyahu beaten Obama?

Twenty years after the fall of the wall, has Western democracy finally triumphed over tyranny in Eastern Europe?

Will Abbas’ decision against re-relection hamper progress in the Middle East?

Should Brazil be concerned about the implications of its power outages on 2016?

What should we look for in Obama’s trip to Asia?

Can Mexico’s economy ever recover?

Will there be a renewal of the Russo-Georgian war?

Is all hope lost for Honduras?

Should Obama follow through on his pledge to renegotiate NAFTA?

Will David Cameron be the next Prime Minister of the UK?

Has Zardari failed to live up to the PPP hype?

Is NATO becoming irrelevant?



Should the US join the ICC?

What should be the role of quotas in American colleges and business enterprises?

Who will the GOP select in 2012?

Does NY-23 have meaningful implications for 2010?

What is the political legacy of Ted Kennedy?

Is Chris Dodd’s banking reform plan good policy?

Will Penry’s stepping down hurt or help the Colorado GOP against Ritter?

Will the Senate pass climate change legislation before Copenhagen?

Is Maine the nail in the coffin for gay marriage?

What's behind the war between the White House and Fox News?

Has the price of a college education in America gone too high?

Is Secretary LaHood a visionary in his push for tougher cell phone driving laws?

Does the Stupak amendment represent a new popular pro-life sentiment?

Is Obama doing enough to combat unemployment?

What effect has the Tea Party movement had on American politics?

Can Reid pass a public option through the Senate?

Is Joseph Cao the next Reagan?
November 4th 11/04/2009
Some of these questions are new, and some are from extemp central.

Will Germany’s new government be more open to letting Turkey into the EU?
Should Obama change his rendition policies after the verdict in Italy?
After the election debacle, does the Afghan government have any credibility left?
Should the US take the UN Goldstone Report seriously?
Is the U.S. wrong to consult Burma despite next year’s flawed election setup?
Why did Klaus change his mind on Lisbon?
Are Chirac’s corruption charges overly political?
Can Nigeria’s amnesty for militants in the Niger Delta bring the calm the country needs?
What is the key to Pakistan achieving success in South Waziristan?
Are crackdowns on the press making Iran’s economic situation worse?
Is Palau now our biggest ally?
If Zelaya is reinstated, is it a significant blow for Latin American democracy?
Who should be the first EU president?
Should the US intervene in the border dispute between China and India?
How should Poland react to Russia’s recent nuclear attack simulation?
Was Norway’s decision to raise interest rates wise?
What can be learned from Iceland’s debacle?
Are we doing enough to crackdown on pirates?

Will the perceived ineffectiveness of the stimulus bill hurt Democrats in 2010?
Did Obama act too early in declaring a national emergency over swine flu?
Do Tuesday’s off year election results mean Obama should slow down?
Should DC be granted voting rights in Congress?
Will a public option opt-out in the Senate healthcare bill enable it to overcome a filibuster?
How much input will the GOP provide to the Senate climate bill?
Should Obama go to Copenhagen?
Are accusations that tea party protesters are overthrowing the GOP inaccurate?
Does the current healthcare bill do enough?
Has the House ethics office been effective?
If one member of Obama’s cabinet should be cut loose after his first year in office, who should it be?
How will CIT’s bankruptcy impact future bailouts?
Is Obama’s foreign policy towards Russia too weak?
Has America abandoned its space program?
Is California’s crusade against flat screen televisions justified?
Should Congress rein in Obama’s czars?
Is Race to the Top good public policy?