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There are more benefits to raising taxes on the top 1 percent than costs

BobTurner
hd1997

Burden of proof is shared Structure Round 1: Pro: Rules Con: Opening Arguments Round 2: Pro: Opening Arguments Con: Rebuttal Round 3: Pro: Rebuttal Con: "No round, as agreed upon" Note: Con cannot post an argument in Round 3 because doing so will allow him or her an extra argument. If Con does not comply with this rule, he or she will forfeit all 7 points to me. Forfeitting will be an automatic 7-point loss....

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The American Government Shouldn't Tax Fatty Foods

MolecularBird06
annarywang

First Round is Acceptance....

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Presidential Debate: Fixing the U.S. Economy

Regaladia
1Historygenius

Hello readers, this debate will be about the U.S. economy. I and my future challenger will pretend to be presidential candidates. Our objectives are to explain to the public on how we're going to lower the deficit; "&" make the U.S.A. a stronger nation over foreign nations. As you all know, the U.S. deficit is dangerously climbing towards $20 trillion. Our nation is also declining in rankage when it comes to STEM fields. These are some serious issues that needs to be addressed. You, the audience...

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Taxes on the Rich should be Increased

BobTurner
Mr.sarcastic

Definitions: Rich: Top 2 percent Structure Round 1: Pro: Rules Con: Opening Arguments Round 2: Pro: Opening ArgumentsCon: Rebuttal Round 3: Pro: Rebuttal Con: "No round, as agred upon" Note: Con cannot post an argument in Round 3 because doing so will al...

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Taxes on the Rich should be Increased

BobTurner
stolethekimchi

I want this to be a very quick debate on whether taxes ought to go up or not. For the sake of this debate, the "rich" will be defined as the top 2%. Con should post his or her argument in Round 1, and then must post "no round, as agreed upon" In round 3 -- failure to do so results in a 7-point forfeit to me....

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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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Tax Rates

BobTurner
Benshapiro

Pro will argue that tax rates on the top 1% should be increased. Con will argue that they should not be. Burden of proof is shared....

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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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Taxes on the top 1 percent of income earners should be increased

BobTurner
Hematite12

Round 1 is for acceptance Round 2 is for opening arguments Round 3 is for rebuttals Round 4 is for rebuttals Round 5 is for closing arguments Resolution: Taxes on the top 1 percent should be increased....

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The Minimum Wage should be increased.

WilliamsP
judeifeanyi

In this debate, I will argue that the Minimum Wage should be increased. Unfortunately, most Republicans oppose the notion because they call it a "job killer." I would like to prove them wrong. I look forward to debating this topic with anyone that disag...

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