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Taxes should be Raised on the Rich

1Historygenius
WillYouMarryMe

Hey folks! This is my 100th debate on DDO, so I decided to do my favorite topic being the supply-sider that I am. The rich shall be defined as those making $250,000 annually or higher. In this debate, I will argue that taxes should not only be increased on the rich, but in fact lowered.RulesRound 1 for acceptanceNo trolling or semanticsA forfeit is an automatic defeatLet's have fun! ...

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26 Comments
Updated 2 Hours Ago

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: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 21 Hours 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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1 Comments
Updated 22 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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111 Comments
Updated 1 Week 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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44 Comments
Updated 1 Week 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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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 4 Days 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 1 Week Ago

Chrome is better than Firefox (this is a fun debate)

BestDebate
SeventhProfessor

YES!! CHROME...

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago