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Should we track down former Nazis?

jenkinsm
Sandra888

I understand what these people did. World war 2 had ended in 1945. That was 70 years ago. A couple hundred years ago we killed thousands of American Indians because we invaded their land and put them to work. The people that did it are still called heroes today. No one would have hunted them down if they were alive. These people were just following their gut. Some of them were good people as well. They snuck bread to dying children or were doctors in the infirmaries. They helped people. All the...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

is solitary confinement an acceptable punishment?

deelux1775
antonellaa

For purposes of this argument let"s define the following terms as: 1. Solitary Con@257;nement (S.C.) is a form of con@257;nement whereby prisoners are held alone in a single cell where they spend between 22.5 and 24 hours a day. They have no contact with the outside world or with their fellow prisoners and very limited contact with prison staff. 2. Prisoners are persons found guilty of a criminal offense and serving a sentence of imprisonment. 3. Retribution is the debt that is being repaid t...

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Updated 5 Days Ago

The decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson was justifiably correct

Ja50n
YaHey

1st round acceptance 2nd round arguments 3rd round arguments and rebuttals 4th round conclusions No Racism or abusive language No trolling As I'm still quite inexperience please no bombarding of information. Note: I'm not saying the death of Michael Brown is not justifiable, it is sad that a young man like him has departed. But I feel inclined to inform people why the decision was made about the indiction trial....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Sony Take Responsibility for your Actions

james50
lstef

I don't understand why Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton decided make a movie Threatening the life of North Korea Leader Kim Jong- Un thinking that it would funny. First of all its against the law to threaten the life of another human being especially Kim Jong- Un the leader of another country that the United States does not have a good relationship with. I don't condone the that course of action Kim Jong - Un has taken to retaliate but what would you do if your life was threaten....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Protective Edge was justified, and was conducted with professionalism

FreedomHawk
18Karl

I will argue in this debate that Protective Edge (name of the latest Israeli military operation in Gaza Strip, and, to a lesser extent, in the West Bank) was justified, and was also conducted with professionalism and moderation . First round for acceptance Second round for the argumentation Third round for rebuttal and counter-argumentation Last round for conclusion...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Is police brutality a problem in the US?

Leo.Messi
ThadeusSmith

Police brutality is a big issue in the United States, as I will show you if you accept this debate my freind....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Darren Wilson was in the right

thatguy554
JayConar

The fact of the matter with this case is that Michael Brown has no argument for his defense. I'm not saying that it isn't horrible to lose a family member, but when someone assaults an officer of the law, you cannot pull an about-face and say that the officer was in the wrong. Here are the facts, -13 shots were fired at Brown, only a small number actually hit. -Blood and DNA from Brown were found on officer Wilson's weapon and pant leg, as well as inside the squad car, supporting the argu...

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12 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Is the Ferguson uproar really about Michael Brown?

tyleremery2383
Jzyehoshua

Resolved: the riots in Ferguson are not necessarily about the killing of Michael Brown, but is the result of long-standing racial tensions in St. Louis. Debate layout: Round 1 is for acceptance. Round 2 is for arguments. Round 3 is for closing statements. I thank Pro in advance for accepting and for a good debate! Good luck!...

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12 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Death Penalty

DebaterxXx
james14

First Round: Acceptance Preceding Rounds (2-3): Arguments/Refutes Last Round: Conclusions (restatement of previous points) Time to Argue: 72 hours Words: 8,000 characters GOOD LUCK!...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

The USFG should give military aid to the Nigerian government to fight Boko Haram

LiliaC
warren42

Hello! First round is for acceptance, 2nd new arguments (no rebuttals), 3rd is for arguments and rebuttals, and 4th is for conclusion (no new arguments). Thank you!...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago