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John Kasich Should Have Been the GOP Nominee

TheConservativeSocialist
Eshan13

Donald Trump officially secured the Republican party presidential nomination last week at the RNC Convention in Cleveland. I will argue that the nomination should have gone to Ohio governor and former presidential candidate John Kasich. ROUND ONE: ACCEPTANCE ROUND TWO: ARGUMENTS ROUND THREE: REBUTTALS ROUND FOUR: REBUTTALS & CLOSING STATEMENTS Good luck!...

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Updated 2 Hours Ago

Vladimir Putin

harrytruman
brando2000

I will be arguing that Putin is a great leader and a likeable guy....

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Updated 1 Hour Ago

Resolved: People Should Support the Boycott, Divestment and Sactions Movement (BDS)

BrendanD19
LaL36

This debate will be over the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement better known as BDS. The Pro will argue in favor of BDS, and the Con shall argue against BDS.DEBATE STRUCTURE1. Acceptance, No Arguments2. Opening statements (no rebuttals)3. Rebuttals4. Rebuttals5. Final Rebuttals and closing arguments RULES1. The burden of proof is shared2. Forfeiting will results in a full 7-point loss3. No images or videos are permitted. Links to videos or I...

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Updated 6 Hours Ago

Donald Trump is a better candidate than Hillary in everyway

Mhairtin
tanminecraft2

I believe Donald J.Trump is the superior candidate over Hillary Clinton...

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Updated 1 Hour Ago

Allow hack backs (retaliatory attacks) against the Chinese government

devinator534
Amedexyius

First round is acceptance. Second round will be constructives. Third round will be rebuttals. Fourth round will be closing arguments...

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Should illegal immigrants be given pathway to citizenship?

Jamais23
lannan13

I don't believe or would I ever agree that illegal immigrants should be able to be given pathway to citizenship. Once you accept to debate, please do not start writing your points because I will start in the next round. As for now, just write that you have accepted this. Thanks and good luck!...

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Updated 12 Hours Ago

This house would abolish the Electoral College

ThinkBig
Death23

Note: If you wish to accept this debate, please apply in the comment section or PM me.Full Resolution:This house would amend the United States Constitution to abolish the Electoral College. Structure:Round 1 - Acceptance onlyRound 2 - Opening arguments onlyRound 3 - RebuttalsRound 4 - Rebuttals/closing statements

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Negative Debate: Trump v. Clinton

Hillary4Prez
brontoraptor

Hello! Because I am growing steadily more cynical about the state of our politics, what with polarization and growing animosity between political ideologies (just read this report from the Pew Research Center: http://www.people-press.org/2014/06/12/political-polarization-in-the-american-public/), I thought that it might be interesting to conduct this debate. Here are the rules:

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Updated 13 Hours Ago

it doesn't make sense for most conservatives to like trump economically

dairygirl4u2c
Chase226

it doesn't make sense for most conservatives to like trump economically he supports some protectionism per free trade, but most conservativs like pure free trade. so this can't be a reason they support him economically. he wants to cut taxes by a trillion dollars a year. he has no serious plans to make any signicant cuts in spending. this will send the national debt into a spiral especially with the current and future deficit without the cuts not even being included w that trillion. there...

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Updated 33 Minutes Ago

The US should adopt a carbon tax

tejretics
lannan13

This is for the final round of Famous's Tournament, and the first round of Bsh1's Tournament. "Carbon tax" refers to "a tax levied on the carbon content of fuels." Lannan should start arguing in Round 1 and waive the final round (posting merely "no round as agreed")....

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Updated 2 Days Ago