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Welfare Should Be Abolished.

Lee001
kasmic

Resolved: Welfare Should Be Abolished. This debate will go to Kasmic. I am very honored and pleasured to debate him! Definitions: Abolished: "To destroy completely." Welfare: "Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need." R1. Acceptance R2. Argument's/ Rebuttals from Con R3. Argument/Rebuttal's R4. Conclusion Sources: https://dictionary.search.yahoo.com/search;_ylt=A0SO8072UEpVhPkALCNXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEzZDRrbzNnBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMxBHZ0...

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110 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Resolved: The USFG should adopt across-the-board tax cuts for individual and corporate tax brackets

16kadams
FourTrouble

Select winner, 10k, minimum ELO 1500, blah blah blah. I made this impossible to accept. Say if you want it in comments. If you want to complain about my rules then say so in the comments. This is a resolution for a program I am doing this summer, so yeah. 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...

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48 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Progressive Taxation

NGEpical
ethancentric

Progressive taxation should be allowed for these reasons: First off, the rich have it better off, we can look at them like a well developed, rich in infrastructure society, like the U.S. Most of the world depends on the U.S for exports because the U.S is so well established. This is how we should view this debate, the poor depend on the better-off, better-established rich class to survive and prosper, therefore we should tax the rich more than the other classes (progressive tax)...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Resolved: The United States Should Implement a Progressive Consumption Tax

16kadams
ShabShoral

Select winner. Minimum voting Elo of 2k. As this is bsh's tournament, it seems appropriate to use his rules: == Rules == 1. No forfeits

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89 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Government provided health-care sucks

ryanziegler
Sharku

I believe health care provided by the government is bad. I am willing to have a friendly debate with anyone who disagrees with me....

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1 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

The Federal Reserve should be abolished

RoyalFlush100
Chang29

I made this impossible to accept, if you're interested make it known in the comments. Pro introduces his/her arguments in the first round and waives the final round. Up to 72 hours to respond and up to 10,000 characters....

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7 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Dogs>Cats

TheFakerOfDebate
dankmemes42o

Suhp...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

The Gold Standard

Schuman8rr
vuwij

The first round will be for acceptance only. Please take note of the rules as breaking them will cause you to lose points at the end of the debate. 1. No new arguments in the last round 2. Cite every source 3. No trolling 4. No logical fallacies In this debate my position is that all currency should be supported by gold. I hope to have a formal debate with my opponent. If you do not feel you can give adequate arguments relating to the topic please do not accept. Leave questions in the c...

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1 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Socialism is better than Capitilism

KingEnder101
stargate

I will be arguing that socialism is a better form of economy than Capitilism. Here are my terms: 1st. Round: Acceptance of Terms 2nd Round: Opening arguements 3rd Round: Counter Arguements 4th Round: Conclusive arguements/Rebuttals My opponent cannot use any Communist/Communistic economy's in their debate since communism isn't Socialism. If you have any objections, state them in the comments, and we can work out fair terms...

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22 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

advertisement leads to rise in economy

Aalia
dsjpk5

Why do most people prefer Coca-Cola to some other cola? Why do some people prefer Calvin Klein underwear to some other unadvertised brand? Are the advertised products functionally better? Not necessarily. But, in the mind of the consumer, advertising has given these brands added value. In the mid-1960s, a famous psychologist named Ernest Dichter asserted that a product"s image, created in part by advertising and promotion, is an inherent feature of the product itself. Subsequent studies sho...

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Updated 1 Month Ago