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9/11: All conspiracy theories about 9/11 are painfully false.


If anyone out there believes an alternate reality of the events of 9/11 and thinks they can prove it, I challenge you. If you believe the US government was behind it, it was a controlled demolition, there were no planes, it was a space beam, Larry Silverstein did it, or it was done so we could go to war in the middle east, or any other crazy theory, please prove it....

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Updated 2 Hours Ago

This house believes that privatization of news broadcasts has harmed society


This house believes that privatization of news broadcasts has harmed society. Privatization: The transfer of ownership, property or business from the government to the private sector. News Broadcasts- Mass media which aims to inform the public of important events, and provide relevant social commentary. Society- The greater mass of people. Debate format- 1st round, acceptance. 2nd round- Arguments/ opening statements 3rd round- Rebuttal, no new arguments 4th round- Clo...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

Masonic(7,74) Code(4): GOD=7_4, 7/4=July 4th. Freemasons laid dow the BIGGEST code in history!


GOD=7_4 whereas G is the 7th letter, a circle, D is 4. The ancients observed the 7 Classical Planets: Moon, Mercury, Venus, Sun, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and 4 of thee don't cast shadows on Earth (Venus does)/4 can't be easily seen during the day (Venus can be). There are 4 lunar phases roughly 7 days (~7.4 days) each varying due to apogee and perigee. Lunar year + 7 day week +4 days = 365 day solar year. Mars has a 47 year cycle where it retu...

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Updated 2 Months Ago

Iraq war


The Iraq War began on March 20, 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by troops from the United States and Great Britain. This war has also come to be known by several other names including Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Second Gulf War. Before the invasion, the government of the United States claimed that there was a possibility that Iraq was storing weapons of mass destruction that posed a threat to the wellbeing of the United States and other nations. The United Nations asked Iraq to cooperate w...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

9/11 was not an inside job.


The evidence for 9/11 being an inside job is factually deceiving, and requires many assumptions. For example, claims that the buildings fell at freefall speeds ignore the obvious debris that fell faster than the collapse, seen in this image: Also, claims that WTC 7 was destroyed in a controlled demolition do not take into account any of the information from the NIST report which explored WHY the buildings fell. The investigation showed that the load bearing s...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

Hydro Fracking: Good or Bad?


This is my first time on this site, so i would like to open up with a BIG topic of HYDROFRACKING. I believe that this is a very good thing for our society today, both horizontal and vertical alike. Hydrofracking is a great way to give our economy a boost, depending on how much we invest in it. And Hyrofracking is also a easy way to create lots of energy. ACCEPT!...

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Updated 3 Weeks Ago

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is NOT pointless.


First off, I would like to state the rounds.Round 1- Acceptance Round 2- Main ArgumentsRound 3- RebuttalsRound 4- Closing Remarks(Violating any of these rounds is grounds for a full forfeit.)Rules-BOP is split both ways, while I must prove that the ALS ice bucket challenge is a good thing, my opponent must do the opposite.Any troll...

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Updated 6 Days Ago

Reading and/or Watching the News is important


I. ForewordFor this debate we will be considering news recieved from the television, online, or a newspaper. If you have relevant information about a certain broadcasting network that you want to present, go ahead but make sure it pertains to the resolution.II. Definitions Important - something that is relevant or carries great significance directly or indi...

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Updated 4 Months Ago

Should people be required to re-take the driving test after the age of 60?


Due to the large quantity of accidents occurring due to the ageing process, I believe people over the age of 60 should take a re-test. It is simply beneficial when it comes to protecting the lives of others....

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Updated 4 Months Ago

Why soccer is way better than football?


Soccer may not be as popular as football in America, but throughout the world, soccer is the main sport. In England, France, and Germany, the soccer fans in those countries outnumber the football fans throughout the world. Those three countries alone, that shows soccer is the sport over there. Second, soccer was created 6,500 years before football, by the ancient Chinese. Third, soccer has the most exciting overtime period(s) in all of sports. Nothing like going to a shootout to determine the wi...

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Updated 3 Months Ago