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Should death penalty be used ?

ghostrecon
Hutch96

Hi i challenge you to my debate.In my opinion death penalty should be used for the most egregious crime.Keeping dangerous criminal would be a threat to a society as whole.Most of them would re-offend after they are being release from prison....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Is Overpopulation or Lack of Resources a Problem Today?

bobmac
SmallTacos

With today's pace of technological development overpopulation is a problem of the past. For example, the idiotic proposer of doom for mankind Paul Ehrlich "predicted" that in the 1970s tens of millions of people would die in mass famines in India alone. His book "Population Bomb" started in this manner: "The battle to feed all of humanity is over. In the 1970s hundreds of millions of people will starve to death in spite of any crash programs embarked upon now. At this late date nothing can preve...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Should the U.S.A. raise taxes on imports?

dumbocrat
BoulderBull

We have a national debt problem owed to other countries that is growing every minute. If the US would just put a penalty on raising the debt it wouldn't be a problem. It would most likely reduce imports therefor be giving jobs to US citizens, reducing transportation costs, reducing transportation emissions and make more US manufactured products. Without doing so we are sitting ducks waiting to go into poverty....

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Updated 1 Month Ago

We should raise the Minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour

Lsumichiganfan
Reformist

Hello! Welcome to this debate! I am Nathan and if were wondering where I went (Since I have not been on this site for awhile) I have been studying politics and economics for future debates. I don't have a Clear position on this issue so I plan on arguing both sides in the next few weeks. RULES: Round 1: My Opposition agrees to the rules and accepts. ROUND 2: Opening statements No rebuttals ROUND 3 is for Rebuttals No new arguments but you can further support your opinion. ROUND 4: Conclusio...

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14 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Undocumented immigrants are a net benefit to the United States

brant.merrell
VeritasUSA

First round, acceptance....

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31 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

The Wage Gap is Fake

tkentk
kasmic

As an avid surfer of the webs, I inevitably come across feminist blogs and other such sites claiming that there is an unfair wage gap between men and women in the United States. It is my belief, after some research, that this claim is untrue. To start off with, discrimination in salary in a working environment has been illegal since 1963. If you believe that your gender is causing your employer to pay you more or less, you can sue them in court and you will win. Period. Besides that, th...

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6 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Resolved: The United States Federal Government should raise the minimum wage to $15.

Briannj17
ColeTrain

This is a tournament debate.http://www.debate.org/debates/Debate-Tournament/2/ Using 16kadams Rules: Rules: 1. First round is for acceptance only 2. Second round is for cases only 3. BOP is shared 4. No kritiks/semantics 5. Voting is on arguments only 6. Breaking rules = loss 7. Sources don't need to be in debate, but if you do that put them in an external link. 8. No NAP or annoying libertarian philosophy (counts as a K). Stats master race 9. You accept definitions 10. Don't trol...

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17 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Resolved: On Balance, Anarcho-Capitalism is better than Anarcho-Communism.

lannan13
Chimera

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.RulesFirst 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.

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20 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Should the penny still be minted?

dumbocrat
Themeaman909

The penny should be made still because it makes a more exact form of payment. Without the penny the US would have to round up because you would be able to pay just one penny. The nickle would be the smallest pay...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Months 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 11 Months Ago