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Raising the U.S. minimum wage to $10/hour is a bad idea

Jzyehoshua
Hawkeye117

My position will be that raising the U.S. minimum wage to $10.00 an hour is a bad idea whose negatives outweigh the positives. Opponent's position will be that raising the U.S. minimum wage to $10.00 an hour is a good idea whose positives outweigh the negatives. 1st Round is for acceptance....

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6 Comments
Updated 19 Hours Ago

What should be the role of citizens in creating public policy?

Jacksepticeyrules125
jackthesnack

I believe that public policy should reflect the opinion of voters. Not that public policy should be created by officials who are most informed about the issues involved....

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2 Comments
Updated 7 Hours Ago

What should be the role of citizens in creating public policy?

Jacksepticeyrules125
DarthVitiosus

I think that public policy should reflect the opinion of voters. Not that public policy should be created by officials who are most informed about the issues involved. I am for the people. As the first 3 words of the Constitution. I think this, "WE THE PEOPLE." That is my idea....

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0 Comments
Updated 2 Hours Ago

Resolved: I am hungry

DaChinky88
Mattyyy

Give me food...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Prospective Job Applicants Should Not Be Asked To Reveal Prior Criminal Convictions

Bwacit
Blade-of-Truth

Prospective Job Applicants Should Not be Asked to Reveal Prior Criminal Convictions Criminal Conviction = the judgement of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of crime as charged. Prospective Job Applicants = people applying for a job Prior = Before an event Proposition Hello judge. Imagine this. A poor man is starving. He robs a store to help his family survive, and he is arrested. Later, he gets out of prison, and applies for a job so that he can be a better person and feed his...

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Updated 2 Hours Ago

Texas will slip into a recession due to falling oil prices

ceaser8901
Inventorkid

First round is acceptance. I hope the opposing side is ready to face a Texan. The opposing side will debate why Texas will go into a recession due to falling oil prices....

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Updated 6 Hours Ago

Resolved: A Minimum Wage Should Exist.

Raistlin
Subutai

This debate is over the minimum wage. Pro may argue from any or multiple lines of reasoning such as fairness, economic growth, living standards, moral standpoint, etc, as may con. There is one definition we need before starting this debate to remove any ambiguity. Minimum Wage- The lowest wage permitted by law [1] Please note that this debate is only over a government enforced minimum wage. This is why I have left out the part of the definition talking about special agreements. Any attemp...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Hour Ago

We should redistribute wealth from the top 1% to the lower-middle class

Benshapiro
Unitomic

I'm looking to have a short but concise debate. The full topic is "We should redistribute wealth from the top 1% to the lower-middle class in the USA through additional taxation." Wealth redistribution will incur an extra 10% tax per dollar earned over the existing income tax rate to the wealthiest 1% to be redistributed to the lower-middle class. First round is for acceptance....

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15 Comments
Updated 5 Days Ago

Women should be able to have abortions.

datbooty37
Philocat

Women should be able to have abortions....

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Raise the minimum wage.

nmgdebate2
awr700

This is an open debate. First person to respond is the first one I debate. Round 1 is for acceptance....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago