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The U.S. Penny Should Be Abolished

Conspiracyrisk
Miss_Persistent

This debate is a redo of one of my previous debates. If you wish, you may view that one first to get the gist of my opinion. However, I am adding the rule that you may not quote anything I said in that debate for the duration of this one. This debate will follow this pattern: Round 1: Opening Statements Only (No Arguments) Round 2: Opening Arguments Only (No Rebuttals) Round 3: Rebuttals Round 4: Closing Arguments (No Rebuttals) Round 5: Rebuttals and Closing Statements I am for abol...

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Updated 22 Hours Ago

Revisited: Communists and Nazis are polar opposites

Jonnykelly
WorldWar2Debator

First round for acceptance and clarification. Definitions provided in WorldWar2Debator's previous debate on the topic. http://www.debate.org/debates/If-Britain-and-France-kept-their-empires-but-swapped-places-in-Europe-the-Nazis-wouldve-won-WW2/1/ Opponent may use first round to clarify or establish if desired....

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Updated 6 Days Ago

The nuking and the bombing of japan at the end of ww2 was unneaded and evil.

biggest_pro_going
lannan13

America bombing Japanese city's, fire bombing Tokyo, and nuking 2 major city's when Japan was in no state to fight back. I also want to argue the reasons for America dropping the bombs was not to save lives and i would like to here what any won else has to say about the reasons....

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Updated 1 Day Ago

People be taxed depending on income

Dr.Eminems
triangle.128k

1. Opinions welcome 2. Make sure to use solid facts To support your claim Opinion: Some people look down on others because of how the dress, how they look, and how they smell. I believe that if they evened out the odds so to speak, that people would be able to get along better, and relate to one another better. Because of this, people might feel better about themselves because everyone else has a similar financial situation as them. This could potentially reduce suicide as well because those...

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Updated 6 Days Ago

The minimum wage should be abolished

ResponsiblyIrresponsible
briantheponderer

Per bobtheponderer's request, I'm going to re-hash this debate once more--my third time in the past week, actually. Definition and ParticularsResolved: The minimum mage should be abolishedPRO will argue that the mini...

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Updated 5 Days Ago

Christians in the US are not oppressed

triangle.128k
cmeyer73

Some christians in USA complain about being oppressed. I will be arguging and proving why Christians in the US are NOT oppressed in this debate. The contender MUST present their arguments in the first round. ...

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Updated 1 Day Ago

Should the rich be taxed more?

Endy
warren42

Yes, the rich should be taxed more. Regardless of how they received their wealth, no human beings should be in control of as much money (and therefore power) as the wealthiest 5% of Americans. Taxing the rich, if done correctly, would be a solution for the economic disparities between the upper class and everybody else and lead to so, so many good things. This will be outlined further once my opponent has a chance to state their claims!...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

Children 10 or older should be able to have a Facebook account

posy
taburkasaurusrex

I think children over the age of 10 are responsible enough, to have a facebook account. They are at that age where they can be really responsible.Although, I am not totally for it because children are children and they can get a bit irresponsible. I guess it just matters on the child....

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Updated 1 Week Ago

The minimum mage should be abolished

ResponsiblyIrresponsible
ZexLiberty

I am challenging ZexLiberty to this debate to defend a comment he made in the forums in a thread created by imabench, which can be found here: http://www.debate.org/forums/economics/topic/61836/ He stated the following: "Eliminate laws regarding the minimum wage. There should be no legally enforced minimum wage. The government should not regulate how much an employer can pay a voluntary employee. Organized Labor a...

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Updated 1 Week Ago

Resolved: The USFG should increase construction of mineral accretion coral reefs in the US

TheJuniorVarsityNovice
christopher1006

In this debate we will simply examine wether the USFG should implement Artificial Coral reefs on its coast lines.We will debate on the standard and accepted rules:1.)silence is compliance and dropping an argument or responding to it after the point when rebuttals starts means that you concede.2.)Disadvantages must be run, and arguments made in an orderly fashion, they must be labeled as any of the following: Offcase arguments,...

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Updated 7 Minutes Ago