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allowing deep water offshore oil drilling

ResilientKeii
m93samman

We the pro agree with the resolution Resolved: Allowing deep water offshore oil drilling is in the best interest of the United States. We offer the following definitions Allowing-to permit From Merriam Webster dictionary Best Interest- Authority delegated for taking any action or step the delegate thinks to be the most advantageous to the organization, under the circumstances. From business dictionary Deep water offshore oil drilling- Drilling in an oil rig of below 1000 meters. From Offsh...

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6 Comments
Updated 7 Years Ago

if a healthy infant can be saved instead of aborted later in pregnancy... it should be requried

dairygirl4u2c
Stephen_Hawkins

in cases where mother's life is at risk, but the healthy baby can be safely removed instead of aborted... this should be required. after six months or so, abortion in the US is restricted to only cases involving health of the mother. (to be sure, this includes much abuse for 'mental health' etc) if even a healthy baby MUST be aborted to save the mother, msot would agree it's the right thing to do. to be sure, however.... healthy babies are too often aborted in the name of saving the mother,...

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3 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Privacy is a Fundamental Right

wrichcirw
the_croftmeister

Background:This debate originated from this thread on Edward Snowden:http://www.debate.org/forums/politics/topic/32280/My esteemed opponent saw little to no reason to be agitated by the NSA surveillance program PRISM. In order to attempt to understand his perspective, I made several allusions to physical reality, whether it be the government surreptitiou...

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20 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Obamacare

Dylan_Ingle
bsoten

I am strongly against Obamacare. There may not be a whole lot that I know about it, but I know enough that it is completely pointless. It is making insurance raise a dramastic amount and there are several people even losing their insurance. Let's see what you have to say about it PRO....

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Updated 4 Years Ago

I'm going to win. 2+2=4

Korov007
Chimera

2+2=4. This is supported by people and calculators all over the world. And 2 dogs plus 2 dogs equals 4 dogs....

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Atheism is a cancer to the West

brontoraptor
Drake_Phoenix

Atheism is a cancer to Western society....

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24 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Eff Iran.

Max.Wallace
TyroneShelton

They encourage Islamist extremism. First round is for your first argument....

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8 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Is President Obama a Bad President?

alexhawkins211
Emilrose

President Obama repeatedly misleads the American People, and now there are questions on whether or not he is a good potus...

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1 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Should Western powers send in ground/sea forces to combat piracy in East Africa?

feghoulam310
benschroeder43

I am of the strong belief that the best way to tackle piracy on Africa's East Coast is to provide training for the armed forces of nations such as Somalia, Kenya and Tanzania and try to pursue stable governments in these countries. I am opening this debate to anyone who wishes to counter my view, whether they believe that military action from US/UK etc. is needed or another alternative could be used....

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Updated 9 Months Ago

Abortion

Brettwill09
Mr_Jack_Nixon

Abortion, under any circumstances whatsoever, is utterly and despicably unethical....

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Updated 7 Years Ago