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Fast food should be illegal.

mohammed417
Donjaundebater1212

Fast food should be illegal. It's unsafe to eat. People should vote for them so they can be closed down. An old saying is that fast food means fast death. If you eat it, you can have some medical and health problems if you have it a lot....

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9 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Thett3 Tournament: Labor Unions are a net benefit to humanity

darkkermit
F-16_Fighting_Falcon

Definitionsnet benefit to humantiy- the well being of all humanslabor union - an organization of workers formed for the purpose of advancing its members' interests in respect to wages, benefits, and working conditionsdebate rules: 1. No semantics.2. First Round for acceptance, and rule and definition clearification only.

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10 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

should the federal minimum wage be set to automatically increase with inflation?

tatorsun
funnycn

I think it should so people can remain working with a wage suitable to survive....

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Progressive Tax

WilliamsP
Danielle

In this debate, I will argue in favor of Progressive Tax. My opponent will argue against it. The debate structure is the following: Round One: My opponent will accept the debate.Round Two: ...

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17 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago

The New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression

1Historygenius
TheHitchslap

DebateIn this debate, I will be arguing that President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal prolonged the Great Depression while my opponent will argue that it contributed to the end of it.RulesRound 1 acceptance only. No trolling or smenatics.

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3 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago

Should Government fund for schools to get technology for each students.

funnymax51
the_smart_one

I think they should not fund for technology....

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0 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago

The US should institute Progressive Wage Laws.

Jifpop09
Z4RQUON

Alright, this is an entirely new proposal based off of several already proposed wage reforms to the minimum. With that said, I'll try my best to explain it this round.Basically, they are left wing laws, that decide the wage of a company based on their....1. Employees2. Capital3. Income 4. BenefitsFor example, a rich company with high income, wi...

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46 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Bailouts Should be Banned

Oonland
MonetaryOffset

It isn't fair for the government to give money to one company just because it is in trouble. The government should stay out and just let the company die, if that's what'll happen. Another company will take its place....

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20 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will benefit the US economy

Juan_Pablo
lannan13

Increasing the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $10.10 per hour will mostly benefit the U.S. Economy. This will be my position in this debate.Con will argue that raising the federal minimum wage will either have no benefit for anyone or will hurt the U.S. economy.I will use numerous reliable, reputable sources to show that an increase in the federal minimum wage will grow national GDP by tens of billions of dollars...

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49 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Should wealthier individuals be required to pay higher taxes in the U.S.?

ARanneyNHS
BOConnell

Wealthy individuals should not be taxed more than low-income individuals simply because it would not be fair. If an individual went to school and obtained a high-paying job, then why should they be penalized for their earnings? Tax brackets have changed drastically overtime, increasing the amount of taxes someone has to pay based on thier income. In 1986, there were only two tax rates;15% and 28%. Now, there are seven income tax brackets, ranging from 10% to a h...

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8 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago