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The United States should immediately withdraw from Iraq.


The Iraq War is, also known as Operation Iraqi Freedom, is an on-going conflict which began on March 20, 2003. The main rationale offered for the initial invasion of the country was the suspected production of weapons of mass destruction, which, in the hands of terrorists, pose a grave threat to the United States and their allies. Now, in 2007, the debate is no longer over whether the invasion was justified or not. The controversy is now over troop withdrawal. With the country divided, which way...

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Updated 8 Years Ago

The US Patriot Act is necessary for the safety of America.


The Protect America Act modernized the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to provide our intelligence community essential tools to acquire important information about terrorists who want to harm America. The Act, which passed with bipartisan support in the House and Senate and was signed into law by President Bush on August 5, 2007, restores FISA to its original focus of protecting the rights of persons in the United States, while not acting as an obstacle to gathering foreign intellig...

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Updated 8 Years Ago

Stopping Illegal Immigration


In America right now there are aproximately 12 million illegal immigrants. Now my posistion on this topic is that there should be some sort of military force guarding our borders rather than a bunch of volunteers called the Border Patrol. If we had some National Guard troops or active Army troops on the border Illegal Immigration will almost drop to zero. Our Boder Patrol is tired, civilians, and they just can't get the job done with the limited resources they have. T.J. Bonner of the Nation...

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Updated 8 Years Ago

Being Racist is okay


First i would like to say. Tell me why it is okay to hate other cultures and other poeple with different beliefs and skin color?...

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Updated 7 Years Ago

the topic of this debate is abortion and i believe that this is wrong because ur killing humans okay


my opening argument is that abortion should be illegal b/c that is basically kilng a human being okay son so see me...

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Updated 7 Years Ago

The American invasion of Afghanistan is justifiable.


Good morning/afternoon/evening, I would like to first thank my opponent for joining me here today/tonight for this debate and any onlookers for partially judging this debate. I would also like to eventually thank any voters who vote for me in this debate. Now my points: 1) After the 9/11 attacks the U.S. was fully justified to attack Afghanistan because it was an act of self-defence. There was viable proof that Afghanistan harbored several terrorists that conspired in the 9/11 plot, the...

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Updated 8 Years Ago

Iran presents a real threat to the welfare of the United states and the world


I believe Iran presents a true threat to the welfare of the united states and in fact the world. The reasons i present to support this statement are: 1. Nuclear Capability 2. Terrorist Funds 3. Religion 1. While there was a report that said Iran stopped pursuing nuclear weapons in 2003, there are other reports (notice it's plural) from both the US and Israel and more, that estimate Iran will have the capability to produce Nuclear Weapons (NWs) ranging from as early as 2009 to almost 2020....

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Updated 8 Years Ago

African Americans deserve the right to vote


I firmly believe that all men are created equal. because all people are equal then they have the right to vote. Any one who honestly doesn't think this accept my challenge....

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Updated 8 Years Ago

Gay Marriage


I challenge rockylightning to a debate on "gay marriage" (cancelled earlier). Please keep it 5000 characters maximum. Thanks!...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

Mahmoud Ahmedinijad is not wrong to not listen to the U.S.'s request that they stop making nukes


I am in no way endorsing Mahmoud Ahmedinijad. He is a horrible extremist, and he is a very hateful person. However, I have no problem with his nuclear weapons program. Let me clarify. I am against every nuclear weapons program in the world. I hate nukes, however, I don't hate Ahmedinijad's program any more or less than the rest, which brings me to my first point. If you and your friend were both smokers, and neither of you were trying to quit, what would you think if your friend told you to q...

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Updated 6 Years Ago