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Minimum Wage should not increase to $15

LordHelm

Resolution: The US Minimum Wage should not be raised to $15 an hour.Rules:- No Acceptence without permission.- No semantics.- Sources may be in an external link. ...

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5 Comments
Updated 22 Hours Ago

The United States Should Abolish the Federal Reserve

The_Commander
CaptainAhab

R1: Acceptance R2: Opening Arguments (no rebuttals) R3: Rebuttals R4: Defense & Conclusion (no new arguments)...

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4 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Too big to fail is too short minded for longer economic growth.

Mfuss
lannan13

Definition 'Too Big To Fail': The idea that a business has become so large and ingrained in the economy that a government will provide assistance to prevent its failure. "Too big to fail" describes the belief that if an enormous company fails, it will have a disastrous ripple effect throughout the economy. [1] The argument of "Too Big to Fail", is a theorized and untested argument. Too big to fail and moral hazard walk hand in hand and when the too big to fail doctrine is set to motion moral...

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Resolved: On Ballance, Anarcho-Capitalism is preferable to Anarcho-Communism.

lannan13

This debate is impossible to accept. If you accept without permission then you forfeit all 7 points to me. If you wish to accept then please leave a comment. Rules First Round is terms and definitions by Pro and acceptance by Con. Second Round is for Opening arguments, NO rebuttals. Third Round is for Rebuttals. Forth Round is for Rebuttals and conclusion. No semantics, the definitions provided are the ones to be used. No trolling. BOP is shared. Minimum ELO is 2000. No Profanity...

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Corporate Tax Should be Lowered

bballcrook21
Tex-Texas

I will be arguing that Corporate Tax should in fact be lowered as to accommodate for growth as well as incentivize investment into our private sector. Rules are as follows: Round 1: Acceptance/Informal short summary of primary argument. Round 2: Statement of Opening Arguments. Round 3: Continuation of Argument and Rebuttal. Round 4: Final Rebuttal and Conclusion. Please, do not troll....

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3 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

This House would limit the amount of food aid that developed nations can freely provide.

ShabShoral
FourTrouble

This debate is for the WODC. The final round must include no new arguments. The first round is for acceptance - this round should be posted immediately by the other side. Standard rules apply - no trolling/ridiculous semantics. The most common and reasonable definitions will be used. ...

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35 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Minimum Wage Should Not Be Raised

bballcrook21
Brian1813

I will be arguing for a stable federal minimum wage in the United States. I personally believe that the minimum wage should be abolished altogether, as I believe in almost nonexistent government intervention in business. However, I am arguing that we should not increase the minimum wage any higher then it already is on a federal basis. This comes from the fact that Seattle, NYC, LA, and Chicago have all raised their minimum wages to an exorbitant amount, which will eventually end up in los...

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Should the Minimum Wage increase in the United States?

SnaxAttack
ax123man

This debate is about whether or not we shoul raise the minimum wage, or not. I am on the side of "Con" where I disagree about the minimum wage increasing, and my opponent will be the opposite.Structure:1st Round: Acceptance and any needs of clarification or questions (Post in the Comment Section)2nd Round: Opening Argument (Please Keep this Argument short!)3rd and 4th Round: Rebuttals and any New Arguments you like to Add5th Round:...

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1 Comments
Updated 2 Weeks 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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131 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

WODC Round 3 - Economy

Zaradi
TheJuniorVarsityNovice

Full resolution is "This House believes a more globalized economy would net benefit indigenous cultures." First round is acceptance. Minimum 2.5k Elo to vote....

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51 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago