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|About Me:||I'm a junior... homeschooled... and a team policy debater.|
|Activities:||Auto Racing, Cycling, Dancing, Golf, Hiking, Skiing, Swimming, Weight Lifting|
|Quotes:||"A democracy is nothing more than mob rule, where fifty-one percent of the people may take away the rights of the other forty-nine." - Thomas Jefferson|
I'm sure everyone has heard the saying, "Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can't hurt me any." This statement rings true in my mind. Basically, the action of uttering words does not effect nor harm you, unless you allow it to do so. There are a countless number of words or combination of words that could be said to someone. Some are good (compliments), and some are not good (insults). But what makes an insult a damaging remark? If i tell you, "You are an smelly jerk," why would...
Most people believe that the use of chemical concoctions or prescription drugs for recreational purposes is a terrible practice. Some, however, believe that drug use should be legalized. This attitude spans those who believe that drug use is terrible and they would never use it themselves; and those who want to freely use drugs. Jake's position is for legalization. But it is not apparent to which camp he belongs. I am vehemently opposed to the legalization of recreational drugs. My curiosity...
I am giving you the open floor as a first speech. The last guy who challenged you on this quit the debate. I find this point of yours to be immature, so if you belive it. Defend it. I leave making the first debating points to you....
The United States must withdraw from the UN. The United Nations is an organization that seeks to destroy the ultimate sovereignty of the United States. There are 2 main reasons why this is a bad thing. First, the UN isn't a US friendly organization. Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annon, said that Cuba is a nation that the world could learn from. Is Cuba anything like what the United States should become? I don't think so. Also, the US has a Constitution that proclaims everyone to have unali...
Yes you can legislate morality. We've been doing it for centuries. There isn't a law enforced today that doesn't legislate morality? Take speed limits for example. Everyone in his right mind understands that you need to enforce speed limits. It isn't right for people to go 55 in a 30 zone or 90 in a 55 zone. Why? because you could cause a serious accident. So what do we care? We care because if someone causes an accident, you could very easily kill someone. It isn't right for someone to put thei...
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This list identifies where debaterjake stands on popular issues. The choices are limited to the following:
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|||Global Warming Exists||Con|
|||Medicaid & Medicare||Con|
|||National Health Care||Con|
|||National Retail Sales Tax||Pro|
|||War in Afghanistan||Pro|
|||War on Terror||Pro|