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Rich people should be required to donate to the poor.

tklcis
Defro

Rich people should be required to donate to the poor because the poor are in need and rich people have a lot of money. The poor could use the money to get their life back up and running. It is also helpful to the poor and it is a form of generosity because you are helping somebody else. This may prevent robbery and other crimes caused by the poor in desperate conditions...

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9 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will benefit the US economy

Juan_Pablo
lannan13

Increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour will mostly benefit the U.S. Economy. This will be my position in this debate.Con will argue that raising the federal minimum wage will either have no benefit for anyone or will hurt the U.S. economy.I will use numerous reliable, reputable sources to show that an increase in the federal minimum wage will grow national GDP by tens of billions of dollars...

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45 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Communism works if applied correctly

Chimera
Kc1999

My argument is that Communism is a system that can work if used in it's traditional sense, that being defined as: Communism: the belief in the creation of a stateless, classless, money-less society, where private property (save for personal property) is collectively owned. First round is acceptance...

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Opinion on the wage gap?

maddiem214
liberty4freedom

For a research paper, my topic is the gap between wages of men and women. I personally think equal pay would be ideal. As of 2013, full time working women earned about $706 weekly, while men earned $860. What is your opinion on the gap?...

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Updated 21 Hours 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

Let's Balance the Budget Together

BobTurner
atoy120

Here's how this will work. I'm a liberal and therefore I want to balance the budget with revenue increases. Conservatives want spending cuts. Therefore, as the resident liberal, I will be proposing spending cuts each round, while Con -- who should be a conservative -- will be proposing new revenue. The voters, in the end, should choose the person who reduces the deficit by the widest margin. First spending cut: End the war in Afghanistan....

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4 Comments
Updated 23 Hours Ago

A government (USA) has the obligation to lessen the economic gap between its rich and poor citizens.

nahte
southern

Resolved: A government (USA) has the obligation to (significantly) lessen the economic gap between its rich and poor citizens. I will offer the following definitions for the terms in my topic. Obligation: something you must do because of a law, rule, promise, etc. OR something that you must do because it is morally right. (Merriam Webster) Economic Gap: (Wealth Gap): is the difference between individuals or populations in the distribution of their assets, wealth, or income. (Wikipedia)...

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8 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Bitcoin is hurting the US Economy

joshfeinsilber
Z4RQUON

I think BitCoin is hurting the US Economy. People using BitCoin as a virtual currency is making it so the government does not get taxes which lowers the economy....

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Updated 5 Days Ago

Should the penny be abolished?

Instigator0846
Defro

Lets have a fair debate. Good luck....

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

"God Bless America Should stay on our Money

bettabreeder
loveu157

I believe that "God Bless America" should remain printed on U.S money. If you disagree please debate with me as Con stating you dislike the U.S keeping this quote on our money.Rules:Don't forefeitcite your sourcesCorrect Grammar and spellingEnjoy! :)...

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago