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Tobacco Should Be Banned In The U.S

codemeister13
zmikecuber

Tobacco should be a banned product in the United States of America. This debate should be impossible to accept. If you would like to accept this debate, please send me a PM through DDO or post in the comments section.________________________________________________________________________________The round structure shall work as follows:

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7 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

Is Abortion bad?

CatsRSuperior
Stealerofdreams

Arbortion is GOOD!!! WHY? BECAUSE THERE ARE ALREADY TOO MANY HUMANS IN THIS WORLD ALREADY AND WE NEED TO CUT OFF THE POPULATION NUMBERS BY A LOT!!! If you think that it is murder, then you are just akward, because the thing is not even born yet, so it is not tecnaclly alive, also, mothers will not suffer from being mothers! HORRAY!!!...

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The minimum wage should be increased

BobTurner
Im_Bentley

Resolution: The Federal Minimum Wage Should be IncreasedRules1. Burden of proof is shared. 2. No semantical games -- they will result in an automatic 7-point loss.3. Con will begin his arguments in round 1, and will post "no round, as agreed upon" in round 5. Failure to do so will result in an automatic 7-point loss.4. Forfeitting is an automatic loss.5. By accepting this d...

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7 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Experts' Tier FINALE: Environmental Protections vs. Resource Extraction

bsh1
imabench

PrefaceI would like to congratulate Bench for making that finale with me and would like to thank him in advance for this debate! I would also like to thank TUF for organizing this tournament and to all participants in the tournament for helping to make this a reality!Full TopicDeveloping nations should prioritize environmental protections over resource extractionRules1. No forfeits...

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13 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

capitalism is the best economic system

george22
Jevinigh

Capitalism has existed throughout human history. Ever since value has been attributed to goods, labor, and services, capitalism has been present. All markets function most effectively on a principle of free trade, or laissez faire, which capitalism upholds. Capitalism provides an equality of opportunity to all people, and everyone can succeed and make a difference. The individual is the most important aspect of a capitalist state, coupled with a limited government....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The U.S. Dollar Should be Backed by a Meth Standard Instead of a Gold Standard

xXCryptoXx
Kytax

I'd first like to thank Dan Bench for the argument and resolution inspiration. This has remained one of my favorite debates and ideas so I would like to do this debate myself. This is a troll debate. No semantics U.S. Dollar - Money used in the United States

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Desalination Plants Are A Waste Of Money

007566
Theunkown

I strongly believe desalination plants are a waste of time and money. Every year the government uses taxpayers money to build these plants. They are extremely expensive some costing as much as 20 million and are due to regular repairs. They are an eyesore and produce greenhouse gases. There is nothing good about them....

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18 Comments
Updated 3 Weeks Ago

The Case For the Minimum Wage

Beverlee
GarretKadeDupre

The Case For The Minimum WageThis Debate will cover the minimum wage laws in the United States. I will try and make the case in support of the concept of minimum pay requirements, and Garret Kade Dupre will oppose. The Burden of Proof will lie on Con, since he will argue against estali...

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135 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Comcast ought to be broken up, under U.S. Anti-trust regulatory law.

tylergraham95
humanright2debate

In light of its recent buyout of time-warner cable company, I believe that Comcast ought to be split apart into smaller companies for the good of the free market.My Standard BoilerplateRulesRound 1- Acceptance, Historical Background, and Definitions only.Round 2- Constructive Arguments only.Round...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression

1Historygenius
TheHitchslap

DebateIn this debate, I will be arguing that President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal prolonged the Great Depression while my opponent will argue that it contributed to the end of it.RulesRound 1 acceptance only. No trolling or smenatics.

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3 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago