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Can anyone successfully live off of only welfare programs?

Kescarte_DeJudica
harrytruman

In the interest of providing more thought provoking and substantial debates, I have proposed the following question for discussion: "Can anyone successfully live off of only welfare programs?" I will be taking the Pro position, and my opponent's objective will be to argue that the current amount of welfare programs available cannot provide a substantial amount of income to live off of, without committing to deep sacrifices in lifestyle. Since there are special programs created to serve only wome...

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19 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Should the U.S. be involved in global affairs?

17gioiad
Kescarte_DeJudica

Although the U.S. can't get involved with every problem the international community faces, reaching out and helping others from oppression should be viewed more openly. However, using the U.S's global power to spread democracy and fight other cultures shouldn't be an excuse to help. We should be involved because as a powerful country, we should stand up to brutal governments that are treating its people wrongly....

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2 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

WAR DEBATE: India vs. Pakistan

TheRussian
arch001

1. When you accept the debate, state your country, and state the numbers of your armed forces (aircraft, men, ships, etc.). Use this source for military numbers ONLY, as it is the most reliable:http://www.globalfirepower.com.........; 2. Each country's turn can range from about 3 days to 60 days long, so all actions must be in accordance with this time period. (DO NOT try to win in one turn! Take into account that your opponent is also a living, thinking being that can adapt to a situation.)...

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Time is more useful than money.

HeavenlyPanda
laurengirl2000

I am for time being more useful than money. Time as in unlimited time and money as in unlimited money. Time is in the context that time has stopped for you and you are now immortal stuck in time and money as in you have suddenly become the richest person in the world with unlimited money. Round 1-Accept Round 2-Debate Round 3-Debate Round 4-Debate Round 5-Debate...

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

DDO should keep a voting system with multiple categories

RoyLatham
thett3

Currently, debate.org uses a seven point voting system for judging debates, with points awarded in categories according to:Who had better conduct (1 point)Had better spelling and grammar (1 point)Made more convincing arguments (3 points)Used the most reliable...

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37 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Guns are good

bean126438
Dragon_of_Christ

Guns are good...

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1 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Was the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki necessary to end WW2?

Hanate333
debatesEVOLVED

I will be arguing that the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki was not necessary to end WW2. Necessary: required to be done, achieved, or present; needed; essential....

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30 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Having an abortion should be illegal

BoggleBros37
SJM

Round 1) Acceptance Round 2) Opening Arguments Round 3) Rebuttals Round 4) Final Statements Having an abortion should be illegal because it still counts as murder...

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

should weed be legalized

jakeherlache
Brendan21

people get crazy when high...

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Tobuscus/Toby Turner Rape allegations

Natsu145
bearski

Hello there, today we will be talking about a pretty big problem that was in the YouTube community. It was that a famous YouTuber called Tobuscus, apparently raped his ex-girlfriend and now his ex-girlfriend made a Tumblr post about how Tobuscus raped her. I am on the pro side and I think that Toby Turner didn't rape anyone and the Tumblr post that girl made was just a made up story. So here's why I think the story was made up and Toby Turner(Tobuscus) didn't rape anyone. -First of all, Toby...

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1 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago