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Don't you think the Boston Bombing was over hyped?

TheAdiDebater
NFLMember

First of all, I understand and acknowledge that the Boston bombing was a terrible event which never should have occurred. But don't you ever stop and think that a big deal is being made out of something substantially smaller? People were even thinking this could be compared to 9/11. On the same day 42 people die in an earthquake in Iraq. But does that receive even a tenth of what the Boston bombings received. No. This can't be defended....

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11 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Darren Wilson was in the right

thatguy554
JayConar

The fact of the matter with this case is that Michael Brown has no argument for his defense. I'm not saying that it isn't horrible to lose a family member, but when someone assaults an officer of the law, you cannot pull an about-face and say that the officer was in the wrong. Here are the facts, -13 shots were fired at Brown, only a small number actually hit. -Blood and DNA from Brown were found on officer Wilson's weapon and pant leg, as well as inside the squad car, supporting the argu...

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12 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

The FCC should add warning labels to news programs

imabench
dexterbeagle

The FDA puts labels on food to let you know about their content The MPAA rates movies to let you know about their content The FCC puts labels on late night tv programs to let you know about its content So why not let the FCC assign warning labels to news programs? These warning labels would assign grades to tv programs on an ABCDF scale would assing grades to tv news programs based on the following criteria: - How truthful the news programs are - How biased the news programs are -...

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3 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

What has happened to Journalism

judibug
dexterbeagle

For the past year or so it has been nearly impossible to find "real" news.....TV, Radio, newspapers, social media seem to be intent on reporting on the most outrageous news articles and celebrity coverage. Just saying......there are everyday terrific news about regular people and causes....maybe too boring for the mass readers, etc. Your thoughts people?...

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1 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

In defense of evil part 1: The Unabomber was justified in his actions.

Wylted
G131994

Definitions; Justified: to prove or show to be just, right, or reasonable http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/justify The word reasonable is highly subjective so for the purposes of this debate , I will be arguing that the Unabomber was just or right. When I say the Unabomber's actions I'm specifically referring to the ones that made headlines before his real name was known by the public. If you don't qualify to accept this tournament but can show you will be a worthy oppon...

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16 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Is it the responsibility of powerful countries to keep weak ones "in check"

aa9666
muslim21

No! Powerful countries worked to hard to earn what they have....

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Updated 4 Months Ago

Should gay & lesbian marriages be legalized in India?

BiggBoss
Kc1999

Today India is a powerful country in various fields, but still there are various issues related to same sex marriages. Recently, the Supreme Court of India ruled homosexuality to be a criminal offence . MY CASE :- Gay or a lesbian does not change the fact that they are human and they have equal rights too. though, sometimes it may be shocking for one to meet such a personality at first, but later it will subside and we will get used to it. we must not look down upon people such because they...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Devyani Khobragade: US was wrong, but India is being immature !!

BiggBoss
NiqashMotawadi3

Devyani Khobragade treated her houseworker as a wage slave and expected to get away with it. That is ridiculous, as is her lawyer's excuse that she can't afford to pay the minimum wage ($1600/month). if you can't pay for the child, don't have one. The US treatment of her is ridiculous as well. She is a diplomat and deserves a few extra perks, being detained diplomatically and not having strip searches for a crime that wouldn't require it. If she were caught smuggling something, a cavity searc...

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

U.S. Aid to Pakistan should be continued

RoyLatham
vmpire321

The United States has provided more than $20 billion in aid to Pakistan in recent years. Recently a move was made in the Senate to terminate aid, but the cut off was blocked. [1. http://india.nydailynews.com/newsarticle/4fdb7ceab1e35d0936000001/bid-to-cut-off-us-aid-to-pakistan-blocked-by-harry-reid] It's an issue that cuts across Party lines, with promine...

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20 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Is Anonymous really "bad"

Bolas
gannon260

This is purely an argument for the sake of your opinion if you choose to do so. My future opponent, just give your beliefs and a reason why you think that they are bad. Best of luck to you. In my eyes the hacker group known as Anonymous is not bad. Now, they do things in ways that may not be the best, but they are purely for the people worldwide. From the U.S to France , to Greece, to Germany, and many more countries. They do not tolerate unfair judgement of people or the use of lethal force. S...

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8 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago