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The Whole World Should Vote On The US President

mintchocs
fo-shizzle0855

Only US citizens should vote as they are the ones that are fundamentally subjected to government treatment - all the decisions made by the US president have a direct effect on the American people; the government is supposed to "govern" its people (ie. it should have a direct tie with the people and reflect the general peoples' decisions, as ultimately it serves to "serve" the people). US citizens should be the priority of the US government and president, they should have the sole right and power...

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18 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Smoking Packet Pictures

Nik
leethal

Perhaps my fellow countrymen and women (UK) if you by chance are a smoker like myself or if you by chance stumble across a new pack of Cigs in your travels, you will see that the government has decided oh so wisely to pass another law against us, and put pictures on the back of packs to remind us of the hellish trouble we will get in if we continue smoking, as if we didn't know already, and are passing another law that cigarettes must be served under the counter to stop i quote "impulsive" buyin...

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5 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Bush Lied People Died? Part II

Watchman81
Seerss

Okay, so I tried this debate once, but didn't get a good opponent. Hopefully this one will work better. Here is my opening argument. In this debate, I am arguing that President Bush did NOT lie in order to justify the United State's invasion of Iraq. Whether or not the United State's invasion of Iraq was justifiable or not is irrelevant to this debate. I am arguing against the popular belief that Bush used deception in order to justify the US' invasion of Iraq. The reason we went to war wa...

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2 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Vigilantism is justified when the government has failed to enforce the law

dan1
stillistand34

{I wish to debate Lincoln Douglas style} In this round I will be debating affirmative for the following resolution: "Resolved: Vigilantism is justified when the government has failed to enforce the law." For clarification I offer the following definitions: vigilantism- "The act of a citizen who takes the law into his or her own hands by apprehending and punishing suspected criminals."; when-at any time; government-the political direction and control exercised over the actions of the memb...

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5 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

This House Would Recognize That The NDP Should Lose the 2009 Nova Scotia Election

MistahKurtz
Volkov

Let me begin by thanking Volkov for the wonderful idea. I would define 'this house' as the Nova Scotia legislature, still led by Rodney MacDonald's Progressive Conservative party. I would loosely define 'recognize' as put forward a platform as to why the PC, Liberal or Green party should win stead of the New Democratic Party. I define 'lose' as any configuration that results in the NDP not forming government. I hope that satisfies my honorable opponent and I invite him to change any bones...

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1 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Determinism and free will completely contradict each other and cannot be both true simultaneously.

Goni
Nail_Bat

Determinism is defined as the philosophical doctrine that every state of affairs, including every human event, act, and decision is the inevitable consequence of antecedent states of affairs. Free will is defined as the power or ability of agents to to act otherwise than they in fact do. The Contender should explain how these two opposites can settle down together peacefully....

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7 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

justin bieber is ugly

nickiminaj010
True2GaGa

justin bieber is ugly idk wat ppl c n him he is just ugly the only reason he is famous becuz they made these lies about him saying him n dis girl name maria went out n she is a princcess so thats y he ugly i have more info but imma let yall argue he is a wanna be zack but zack is cuteir he is just lame he dont even no how 2 sing he thinks he is coo but he is not but he is a complete loser...

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18 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

economic sanctions ought not be used to achieve foreign policy objectives

dartmouthlder
Narwal19

I'd like to do this in Lincoln-Douglas form, minus the C-X. So with that being said, I'll await for an affirmativer competitor to start the round. Thanks in advanced for making this a worthwile debate....

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9 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Resolved: On balanced, government employee labor unions have a positive impact on the United States

debaterbayne1
jingzhezhang

Whoever accepts this debate I shall let go first....

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6 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

The Minimum Wage Should Be Abolished

gocrew
m93samman

The debate shall proceed from the standpoint that both Pro and Con wish to maximize the consumption of lower wage earners. My task will be to show that the Minimum Wage Law as passed by the Federal Government of the United States is a poor tool to accomplish this and that this law ought to be abolished (with the implication being that any minimum wage law is suspect, but this will not be part of the parameters of this debate). The Con will try to show that the Federal Minimum Wage is effective a...

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5 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago