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The FBI: Past, Present, and Future

Americans have had a longstanding fascination with the FBI. The bureau has been the subject of numerous television shows and movies: The X-Files, Twin Peaks, and Silence of the Lambs, to name a few. Recently, however, […]

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What is a Hung Parliament?

According to British author Walter Bagehot, “A Parliament is nothing less than a big meeting of more or less idle people.” Whether or not you agree, one thing is certain: when parliament is hung, they […]

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What is Executive Privilege?

When we think of the term executive privilege, we tend to think of scandal, smarminess, secrecy, and crimes committed by the executive branch – okay, we tend to think of Richard Nixon. Executive privilege, however, […]

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A Short History of Trivia

The History of Trivia Here at Sporcle, we have dedicated exorbitant amounts of time to ensuring that you, Sporclers, have plenty of resources to waste as much time and get as little work done as […]