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Should kids be allowed to carry hand held guns on school campus?

GUMMYBEARS
sewook123

I think they should not be allowed because it is the teachers job to protect the chidren.If so something might happen to the teacher,there should be a extra gun somewhere in the room for a responsible teacher helper should be assigned to....

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2 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Socialism could take down capitalism in an economic race.

Abominminded
Buckethead31594

If just one country gave up capitalism and switched even their motivations and intentions to providing for all of their citizens they would grow accelerated in technology all their cave men would have the wheel again and on to something else! They could even do this without ending their capitalism just a common welfare status for their country and all countries. I'm a optimist! If I think It can be done the only reason it's not , war for territory...

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Gay Marriage should stay legal

ZombieLuver99
Skrone

People should just accept gay marriage because 1. it's not their business 2. it's not their choice and 3. People can be who ever they want to be....

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8 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

America needs to stop spending money by sending troops into other countries.

papayarocx5
Ducanmichael

America is constantly sending troops into countries all over the world. The majority of our troops end up in some third world country to "protect and defend," when really they are just spending time away from home for nothing. Because of the large amounts of troops leaving, the spendings have also gone up. I someone disagrees with me, then lets get this debate going!...

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Updated 3 Months Ago

State Intervention Hinders Economic Growth

1Historygenius
henryajevans

In this debate, I will argue that economic intervention by the state does more to hurt economies than help them and that a free market approach is better. My opponent must argue that state intervention does more to help an economy than a free market approach does.Round 1 is only for acceptance.No trolling or semantics. ...

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11 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Minimum Wage Laws In The USA Should Be Abolished

GarretKadeDupre
ChristianLCompton

Thanks in advance to whomever accepts this debate!First round is acceptance only....

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56 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Communism is the best solution to most of the world's problems

calculatedr1sk
KingHenrikLundqvist

I'd like to start by welcoming my opponent to DDO, as I see he is a new member. This debate is in response to the opinion question posed by Guardian_Rock: http://www.debate.org/opinions/could-communism-work?aid=b29a469d-3d1d-4d51-972f-08c4a3944144/My opponent seems to strongly favor Communism. I'd like to give him an opportunity to elaborate on why he thinks Commu...

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17 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

If true Socialism can be implemented properly throughout the world, it is better than Capitalism

Theunkown
JonathanDJ

Socialism - a political and economic theory of social organization which advocates that the means of production, distribution, and exchange should be owned or regulated by the community as a whole. Capitalism -an economic and political system in which a country"s trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state: These definitions are as per oxford dictionary. http://www.oxforddictionaries.com Just to clarify some common misconceptions: Socialis...

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24 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Government Stimulus Is the Best Way to Get Out of a Recession

Subutai
Duncan

I am interested to see if Duncan wants to defend the statement he made in the comments. I know this current resolution is a slight deviation from the first resolution, but this current resolution is a consequence of the former. Please read everything below before accepting, as you will need to post your opening arguments in round 1. Full ResolutionGovernment stimulus is the best way for an economy to get out of a recession. BoP is on pro....

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8 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

Obama is destroying the country

AmericanDebate
Wylted

If we let this person think that he is a good president then he is wrong no matter what he will always be the worst president in the entire united states of america....

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11 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago