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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 1 Year Ago

French is more useful than Spanish on a Global Scale

General-Z
DestinyFate

French is more useful than Spanish because French countries such as Switzerland and Luxembourg have a higher GDP per capita than any country with Spanish as the official language. In addition, France is the fifth wealthiest economy in the world. Meanwhile, Spain has high unemployment rate (http://www.tradingeconomics.com/spain/unemployment-rate) Along with that, South-Central American countries to tend to have higher crime rate : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/10/worlds-highest-murder...

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Updated 5 Months Ago

Capitalism is an Inherently Immoral System

voxprojectus
jake3

Opening round is for Opening Arguments. Here's mine: Free-Market Capitalism, however well-meaning its proponents may be, invariably results in huge inequities, a failure for the needs of the majority to be met, and, most controversially, an overall devaluation of human life. 1. Inequality. In the most laissez-faire economies, resources both untaxed by government, or regulated in their disbursement invariably begin to belong to fewer and fewer people. The Oil Tycoon, for instance, who sh...

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Updated 5 Months Ago

The minimum wage should be increased

BobTurner
Im_Bentley

Resolution: The Federal Minimum Wage Should be IncreasedRules1. Burden of proof is shared. 2. No semantical games -- they will result in an automatic 7-point loss.3. Con will begin his arguments in round 1, and will post "no round, as agreed upon" in round 5. Failure to do so will result in an automatic 7-point loss.4. Forfeitting is an automatic loss.5. By accepting this d...

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Updated 8 Months Ago

Cutting Taxes Would Stimulate The Economy

michael90000
PierceMoore

Rules: I will write an essay and my opponent will rebut on Round One, along with his or her acceptance. By Round Three, there will be no new points, only conclusions. Good luck to both sides! Cutting taxes would increase the purchasing power of the people. This means businesses will profit more from consumers and with more money, we can experience increased overall wages, increased earnings for everyone, and this will be beneficial to the country's overall prosperity. This will also lea...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

The U.S. Dollar Should be Backed by a Meth Standard Instead of a Gold Standard

xXCryptoXx
Kytax

I'd first like to thank Dan Bench for the argument and resolution inspiration. This has remained one of my favorite debates and ideas so I would like to do this debate myself. This is a troll debate. No semantics U.S. Dollar - Money used in the United States

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Updated 8 Months Ago

Obama's plan to tax the rich would do little to solve the debt problem.

RoyLatham
God_Soldier

President Obama says that Republicans are protecting millionaires and billionaires from increased taxes. He further implies that increasing such taxes could have a substantial impact towards balancing the budget. He has proposed a "Buffet Plan" whereby the rich would have to pay a minimum of 30% tax on income. This debate is about whether this plan would generate enough revenue to significantly reduce the ongoing deficits in the United States. Symbolic or social reasons are not a subject of...

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51 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

The GOP are ignorant hypocrites for blaming gas prices on Obama

imabench
RoyLatham

The resolution refers to a thread made by Contra in the politics forum about how hypocritical it is for Republicans to blame gas prices in Obama, shown in this thread below, http://www.debate.org/forums/politics/topic/20631/ I will argue that it is hypocritical for Republicans to blame rising gas prices on Obama and not give him some credit when they go down. Roy will argue that it is NOT hypocritical 4 rounds 1st round doesn't have to be acceptance only I will not troll or use seman...

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34 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Should countries be allowed to make nuclear weapons.

SMMiller17
marcustheman

Run against me. Chose the Pro/For. I dare you....

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Updated 6 Months Ago

All Countries Should Use the Same Currency

Subutai
DoctorDeku

I would like to thank DoctorDeku for agreeing to this topic of interest. ResolutionAll countries should use the same currency. BoP is shared. DefinitionsAll countries: All independent nations. Use: "To employ

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8 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago