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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 5 Years Ago

Climate change

Joe_B
wolf24

Climate change is a circus!...

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Capitalism is superior to Communism/Socialism

RonPaulConservative
SampleDebater

I will be arguing that capitalism is superior to communism, this debate concerns the quality of living, opportunities, and overall productivity in a given nation, as well as morality. If you want to accept this debate please post your version of Communism/Socialism in round 1 that you will be defending....

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Minimum Wage: $15 an hour, or none?

whiteflame
TeaPatriot

Thanks to my opponent, TeaPatriot, for both having this debate with me and making it fun. We decided not to prepare for this round, so it was rather loose, but I still enjoyed doing it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5xNYOSeYWs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5xNYOSeYWs...

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15 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Communism Is Superior To Capitalism

Knaveslayer99
toocoolblue

I will be Pro and will be representing Communism the Philosophical ideology created by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels and stating that it is superior to Capitalism. The Con will debate the opposite stating that Communism is in no way superior to Capitalism and will argue against my claims. R1: Acceptance R2: Arguments R3: Counter-Arguments R4: Final Arguments/Points R5: Conclusion Let's try to keep this civil and fun....

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3 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

should the USA have zoos?

E_Putz_2006
BetteMidler

Zoos protect animals, you can learn in them, and inspire people to help endangered animals....

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Updated 7 Months Ago

This House would limit the amount of food aid that developed nations can freely provide.

ShabShoral
FourTrouble

This debate is for the WODC. The final round must include no new arguments. The first round is for acceptance - this round should be posted immediately by the other side. Standard rules apply - no trolling/ridiculous semantics. The most common and reasonable definitions will be used. ...

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35 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Should Abortion be illegal?

NoorH606
Sgt4Liberty

The debate over whether or not abortion should be a legal option continues to divide Americans long after the US Supreme Court's 7-2 decision in Roe v. Wade declared the procedure a "fundamental right" on Jan. 22, 1973. I believe abortion should continue on to be legal because as the independence state we are free we all have freedom some people use that freedom has an excuse or to made bad choices but we have no right to fight or break the law. I really believe that abortion is wrong but it's n...

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22 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

I am richer than my opponent

TheGodson
Witch_doctor

I will prove that I am richer than my opponent. First, allow me to establish the structure of how this debate will proceed.Vocabulary:Rich - Having an abundance of materialistic wealth, money, and capitalRicher - Being more rich than the oppositionRules:

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18 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Universal Basic Income

16kadams
spacetime

Full resolution: The United States should begin to convert existing welfare programs into a universal basic income (UBI). There are about 126 different welfare programs that are currently on the books.1I am arguing that we should begin to re...

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26 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago