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|President:||Ron Paul (Republican Party)||Email:||- Private -|
|Relationship:||- Private -||Income:||Not Saying|
|About Me:||I'm interested in sleep, government, debating politics, and government policy. I love running and other things too.|
|Activities:||Running, debating, Cross Country, lucid dreaming, student government.|
|Beliefs:||Libertarian. I believe in free markets, personal responsibility, liberty, and limited government.|
|Books:||Mostly nonfiction; "No, They Can't" (By John Stossel), "Stealing from Each Other" (By Edgar Browning), "Libertarian War on Poverty" (By Daniel Robin), "Lockdown" (By Alexander Smith)|
|Movies:||Office Space Terminator II Forrest Gump|
|Music:||I like a lot of music; including Tom Petty, R.E.M., Men at Work, mostly 1980s music.|
|Quotes:||"I would agree with St. Augustine that an unjust law is no law at all." - Martin Luther King Jr.|
"This feels good, being back in Michigan. You know, the trees are the right height." - Mitt Romney
"The most important family policy, urban policy, labor policy, minority policy, and foreign policy America can have is an expanding entrepreneurial economy of high-wage, high-skilled jobs." - Bill Clinton
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter." - Winston Churchill
|TV Shows:||Breaking Bad Stossel|
This is for Penn's tournament. Resolved: The continuation of current U.S. anti-drug policies in Latin America will do more harm than good.To clarify: I am supporting the policies, Contra is attacking them.Due to laziness and the fact that rules aren't really neccessary, I think we can just start the debate. Good luck to both of us; first round is acceptance. ...
With America’s infant mortality rate at 50th in the world, most of the countries we’re behind have universal health care. Instead of progressing with the rest of the world, we let corporations profit on our sick and weak, at the expense of our economy. The economy has the potential to go far up if healthcare was put into government hands due to companies having to spend less on employee benefits. Because of these advanta...
Should the US military budget get cut? Yes or No? What are you thoughts....
So this is how it's going to go: Round 1: Intro/Opening statements of your side. Round 2: State arguments and also defend your side. Round 3: Rebuttals So I've decided to take the con side of this debate. I think shoplifting has its morals as well, and while shoplifting is still physically stealing, are they ethically stealing? That is the question I want to make clear because that is how I interpret shoplifting. I don't condone stealing and in some cases it may be wrong, but there's a...
R1: Acceptance and DefinitionsR2: Arguments and RebuttalsR3: Rebuttals and ClosingPersonal Retirement Accounts: Basically indivividual or jointly owned (say by married couples) accounts in which the owners save money to invest in various securities as they wish.Entitlements: The social welfare programs ran by the federal government including Medicare, and Social Security. Mostly financed by payroll taxes.*No new arguments last round*No semantics*Forfeit = auto...
|Statistics based on completed debates.|
This list identifies where Contra stands on popular issues. The choices are limited to the following:
- N/O - No Opinion
- N/S - Not Saying
- Und - Undecided
- Con - Against
- Pro - In Favor
You can also click each issue to find other members that agree with Contra's position on the issue.
|||Global Warming Exists|
|||Medicaid & Medicare|
|||National Health Care|
|||National Retail Sales Tax||Con|
|||War in Afghanistan||Con|
|||War on Terror||Con|