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Should Amtrak, a public entity, be privatized?

MVpride79
ViceRegent

Just an FYI, I am new to debate.org, but love to debate on issues. Round 1: Opening statements (Please no rebuttals) Rounds 2-5: Rebuttals and counter arguments PLEASE KEEP THIS DEBATE RESPECTFUL AND CIVIL!!! Good luck!!!...

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Updated 3 Days Ago

Resolved: Various cures for Cancer are being suppressed

SeventhProfessor
Hoppi

For Wylted and Bench's Outlaw Tournament Comment if you want in, first round for acceptance, ffing for two rounds or more will result in an autoloss, as will plagiarism. Let's do this....

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Updated 4 Days Ago

Universal Basic Income

16kadams
spacetime

Full resolution: The United States should begin to convert existing welfare programs into a universal basic income (UBI). There are about 126 different welfare programs that are currently on the books.1I am arguing that we should begin to re...

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Updated 4 Days Ago

The 'Alvinn! and the Chipmunks' characters don't even look like chipmunks

Glitter2998
M.brown

If you watch the Alvinn! and the Chipmunks show on Nickelodeon, you;ll see that they do not look like chipmunks....

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Updated 4 Days Ago

everybody is agnostic by default, no one is born insane

vi_spex
kkjnay

agnostic=let the content of the ufo in the night sky remain an unsolved mystery agnostic=maybe position :)...

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Updated 4 Days Ago

Abortion should be made illegal in the United States.

klaralein
lannan13

My stance is that abortion should not be made illegal. The first argument is the acceptance....

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Updated 4 Days Ago

Are genders like 'mayonnaise' a load of nonsense?

Stage13-10
Hydregion12345

Remember the infamous "is mayonnaise a gender" incident on tumblr? https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjW_9iV29zKAhVCJR4KHdwaDRYQjRwIBw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fcringingface.com%2Ftumblr%2Fis-mayonnaise-a-gender%2F&psig=AFQjCNHpHzbTbeozkpl6d9eL6nliyr0Uzg&ust=1454627314833829 It was hilarious, but it has a point: these genders are nonsensical, and what'd happen if you called yourself 'mayonnaise' in public? Well, you'd not be taken seriously, for s...

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Updated 4 Days Ago

Donald Trump for President

17mndonahue
PossieTV

Donald Trump would be a horrible President and if you think that I am going to give you why here you are wrong...I am not going to give everything away.. If you want to know why I think this.. Debate with me...

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Updated 4 Days Ago

Animated bands are better than real-life bands.

Luma
SindarElf

This should be a pretty fun debate to have. My personal position is that animated musicians are much better than live musicians. I have multiple reasons for this, which I will outline in Round 2. Round 1 will be a brief introduction and acceptance to debate. Round 2 will be arguments. Round 3 will be rebuttals. I look forward to debating!...

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Updated 4 Days Ago

The 1st Amendment does not protect free speech

Bound_Up
Hayd

There's a sentiment among some that makes them say things like: "You can't tell me to shut up or call me stupid because of what I said. The 1st Amendment protects free speech." Actually the 1st Amendment just prohibits Congress from passing certain kinds of laws, like ones that take away free speech. "Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech." Doesn't say that state governments can't pass laws that take away free speech. Or that local governments can't. Or that your sc...

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Updated 4 Days Ago