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Should drones be illegal in the USA

MayatheHairGreaser
CentristX

I believe that drones should be illegal. Drones have caused a lot of distress to pilots and could one day be a great problem and could cost people their lives....

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Resolved: Capital punishment deters homicide

16kadams

I decided to forgo a team debate and just do a 1v1, sorry peeps. And I made it more specific so people like bsh won't pull philosophy on me. Resolved: The death penalty deters homicide == Definitions == "Capital punishment or the death penalty is a legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime." -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_punishment The death penalty (DP) has been used over 1400 times since reinstatement in 1976. The most recen...

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23 Comments
Updated 19 Hours Ago

Guaranteed Minimum Income

thett3
WillYouMarryMe

Full resolution: The United States should begin conversion of the existing welfare structure into aguaranteed minimum income.Right now, I've made this debate impossible to accept. If you're interested, comment or PM me.Some definitions: A guaranteed minimum income is a mechanism to ensure that every citizen has enough income to live on.The existing welfare structure in the United States consists of various programs, CATO identifying at least 126[1]. It is...

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130 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Resolved:The Federal Reserve Should Not Be Ablished

That1User
Geographia

Intro I am challenging Georaphia for Round 1 of bsh1's March Beginners' Tournament. The resolution holds clear: Pro shall argue that The Federal Reserve indeed should not be abolished, and Con shall argue that it should. The burden of proof is equally shared between both debaters. Definitions Federal Reserve: The Central Bank of the United States of America. Should: Ought to Abolished: To officially come to an end. Stucture Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Cases Round 3...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

On balance, economic globalization benefits worldwide poverty reduction

evanallred123
Max.Wallace

This is going to be a clean debate. No insults or trolling.Round Parameters:Round 1: Acceptance of termsRound 2: Cases, no rebuttalsRound 3: Rebuttal and new arguments if necessary.Round 4: Rebuttal and new arguments if necessary.Round 5: Final focus, no new arguments, just reiteration.Definitions:On balance: Taking every factor into consideration.Econ...

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Updated 4 Days Ago

Raise Minimum Wage

ConceptEagle
Varrack

The minimum wage should be raised to $16.97 or more. According to the Huffington Post, the amount of money a full time worker needs to be paid in order to survive in the cheapest county in the US is $10.20.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/17/worker-wage_n_3610530.html...

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45 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

Huge Lego Buildings ( with brick sized Legos)

redjayphinex
Gatto_Gateaau

Yes, lego buildings are possible to make if the legos are the size of bricks. If you think about it when you make buildings with these types of legos you dont need to demolish buildings, even if you do demolish the building you are able to use the same pieces again to make a new house. This virtually illiminates the problem...

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1 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Should all disabled kids get a service dog, no matter the financial need?

ajfowler
imabench

I think that.........

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks Ago

The Federal Income Tax Should be Abolished

Futurepresident2048
AlternativeDavid

The federal income tax should be abolished. In 1776 America fought for freedom from a power that was over taxing the people of America. Our country was created out of a hatred for taxation and after living for so long without it we brought its creation in the 1900s. The federal income tax does nothing but take away the fruits of all Americans labor and give the government more money to waste fully spend. We must end this complicated, horrible system and save the American people money....

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9 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

Abortion: Prolife or Prochoice

RXR
humanright2debate

Round 1: Acceptance Round 2: Argument/Rebuttle Round 3: Argument/Rebuttle Round 4: Arguement/Rebuttle Round 5: CLOSING STATEMENT, NO REBUTTALS AND WHY YOU SHOULD BE VOTED. Rules: -Wikipedia is not allowed. -No Trolling -No insults or smart comments -Can't vote for themselves. In Conclusion: VOTE FOR WHO HAS THE BETTER ARGUMENT, NOT THE SIDE YOUR ON. Let the Games Begin...

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26 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago