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Why are garbage bags still in use? I'm against Trash Bags, you are for keeping Trash Bags

WrittenExelence
Only-Human

~Please only except if on the for trash bags to stay, and have a strong judgment to support it. This is my first created debate. I feel strongly among this topic and indulge in a superior opponent who clearly needs a dose of a reality check~ I feel as over time we have constantly used our proprietary form of garbage disposal; garbage bags. Now is time to revolutionize our former obsolete predecessor way of living. Garbage bags affect society as a whole, our planet/ecosystems, and our future...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Comcast ought to be broken up, under U.S. Anti-trust regulatory law.

tylergraham95
humanright2debate

In light of its recent buyout of time-warner cable company, I believe that Comcast ought to be split apart into smaller companies for the good of the free market.My Standard BoilerplateRulesRound 1- Acceptance, Historical Background, and Definitions only.Round 2- Constructive Arguments only.Round...

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Updated 4 Months Ago

Free Trade Is Superior to Protectionism

Subutai
MilesandMilesofMiles

I will honor your request to accept this debate. I wish you the best of luck.Full ResolutionFree trade is superior to protectionism in terms of international trade. BoP is shared. It is pro's burden to prove the resolution, while it is con's burden to prove the opposite (that protectionism is superior to free trade). Definitions Free Trade:...

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17 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Raising the minimum wage is a negative action for the citizens of The United States of America

MB17
SunGod

Debate Rules & Regulations 1)You may include as many sources as you want, or no sources if you wish. 2)All source citation types and sources will be accepted. 3)The winner will be decided by an "Open Voting" style taking place over the course of a month after the debate is completed. 4)Failure to post an argument in 48 hours will not result in automatic disqualification although voters are encouraged to vote for a debater who does in fact post an valid argument for each and every rou...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Should Kids start school later for more sleep?

Anthonyagrees
IAlwaysWinDebates

Students grade should raise so they pay attention and there grades raise...

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Updated 2 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 11 Months Ago

voting age should be lowered

witherpig
JackFritschy

acceptance only, this is for voting rights for 16&17 year olds...

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Updated 2 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

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