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Marijuana Should NOT Be Legalized

VaLoR
clsmooth

The legalization of marijuana, either for medical purposes or otherwise, is entirely unjustifiable. Marijuana only suits one significant purpose, other than the feel good effects of use, and that is as a pain killer "medication." This is reason enough for advocates in favor of legalization to use as justification for the legalization for medical purposes, at least. I view this argument as more of an excuse for legalization than a legitimate concern. Marijuana isn't the only pain killer on the ma...

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19 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

The elections that are occuring in 08 are fixed against ron paul

DeATHNOTE
VantagePoint

ok, with all the publicity that is coming for Ron Paul there is no way he keeps placing in 5th place for all of them. the people that are coming in places higher than him are more likely to be the ones coming in lower places than him. My next point brings me to the different ways that the balletts are taken. the hand voting balletts are more likely to be accurate because there are wittnesses counting every single one. sure there is human error to take into consideration but there is only goi...

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24 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

The Existence of God

Cindela
Devils_Advocate

Hello, I am debating against the topic of, "Is there a God" I only have one thing to say: if you can't prove that there is a god, then you lose the debate. The opppostition's job is to prove that god exists, and if there is no proof, you don't prove that god exists. I rest my case....

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25 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Women should not have the same rights as men.

christ88
nitya

I'll keep it short and simple to begin: Women in history have not earned the right to be at the same social level as men. The achievements men have reached give them the rights they have. Women want to take the rewards without the work. Not only socially, but also physically, men are the dominating gender. This now becomes not a matter of opinion, but science. It is a fact that men are stronger, faster, and more athletic than women, so why pretend they are on equal terms? Women were not m...

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54 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the closest to the church Jesus instilled

wheelhouse3
SimonZ

I know that many people have prejudice taught by their ministers, pastors, etc. against the mormons. Please do not that prejudice sway your favor in this argument. In no way am I trying to prove this religion right; I am simply trying to say that it is the most parallel to the one set up by Jesus in Biblical times. The reasons I believe this include: 1. In Biblical times Jesus had his church set up with prophets and apostles and the only church with that same set up is The Church of Jesus Chris...

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54 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Christianity is a force for good in the world.

Freeman
InquireTruth

On balance, Christianity has done far more harm than good in the modern world. Its human rights record is disgraceful and the negative impacts of its dogmas have reverberated throughout history and even into the present day. As though this wasn't bad enough it also impoverishes the human condition by distracting people from their real happiness with illusory preachments of an afterlife. And despite the good intentions of many decent people it is still one of the prime sources of a considerable a...

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55 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Liberals accusing Republicans of "fear-mongering" is getting annoying.

ReaganConservative
Danielle

Let me just begin this article with a disclaimer and a definition. First of all, in this piece, I will not spiral down into anti-woman rhetoric, I will not denounce abortion, I will not disparage gays and, regretfully, my subject matter will not lampoon the comical ineffectiveness of affirmative action. So do not call me a sexist, homophobic, fundamentalist bigot. In addition, let me define a term for you: neocon (short for neoconservative). This label refers to a hawkish philosophy with a pench...

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15 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

George Bush: Good Candidate...Bad Timing

JTSmith
Danielle

George Bush... Not a day goes by when someone does not refer to him as the worst president in American History. Seriously??? Some people need to learn their history. How about Ulysses S. Grant, whose administration was the author of the greatest government scandals in US History. Then theres John Adams, who stiffened our economy and passed laws that made it illegal to talk badly about government leaders. When John Quincy Adams left office our country was in a serious recession and EVERYBODY...

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16 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

George Bush is a good president

policydebategod
Phil

George Bush has destroyed our nation. 1. He implimented No Child Left Behind, overcrowding our good schools and still leaving our bad schools to be bad. 2. He created the Iraq War for the purpose of finding weapons of mass destruction, stopping terrorism, and promoting democracy. They vote, they have no WMDs, and terrorism will NEVER be stopped, and Iraq has nothing to do with it. 3. He lowered out economy significantly, lower than most African nations. 4. He raised gas prices, making tr...

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16 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

The Democrats will win the presidency in 2008.

Sivispacem08
TheLibertarian

In the world currently around us, the GOP is looked on with a certain degree of discuss by the majority of America. even the most right-winged supporters agree that now is the time for reform. 2008 will be this time. The American public sent a message with the last Congressional elections by turning a Republican dominated Congress into a Democratic one. The same will occur in the 2008 election. Another reason the Republicans will never win the 2008 election is due to the fact that they have no...

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40 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago