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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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Impromptu Debate 1: Free trade is good for the economy

JohnMaynardKeynes
ConservativeLibertarian

Here's how this debate will work: we will both have a half hour to craft our opening arguments, and then 10 minutes for each of our rebuttals. So that means this entire debate will be over in 70 minutes. If this debate has been posted and accepted, it means that it is underway. ConservativeLibertarian have discussed this via private messaging and are both in the process of crafting our opening arguments, so the clock is currently ticking. Best of luck to him, and I'm looking forward to a...

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voting age should be lowered

witherpig
JackFritschy

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

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are each of the sponge bobs characters a deadly sin

debatefox
Teemo

each of sponge bobs characters are the deadly sins...

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Gun Control Laws Should Be Abolished

brewer61
Elijahhill97

Gun Control Laws Should Be Abolished...

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Classic Robert Gauntlet Tournament: The current tax system should be replaced by the fair tax.

Wylted
YYW

By current tax system, I'm referring to the federal tax system currently used by the United States government. Explanation of the Fair Tax 1. The Fair Tax is a consumption tax at the point of sale for 23% of every dollar spent. It's effectively a 30% sales tax. For the first year. 2. The tax will replace income tax, social security, corporate taxes, capital gains tax, Medicare tax, payroll tax, gift taxes and estate tax. 3. The tax would be on all new goods and services. Purchases fr...

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The United States federal government should substantially increase alternative energy incentives in

thompson123
SBC

p1 renewable energy is insufficient to meet energy needs of our society. Dr. Daniel LaGatta stated on February 16, 2010, that the U.S. cannot meet its energy needs by 2035 without at least 40 new nuclear plants p2 Fossil fuels are a finite resource p3 Further evidence from: http://www.energycrisis.org... -""There are currently 98 oil producing countries in the world, of which 64 are thought to have passed their geologically imposed production peak, and of those 60 are in terminal production d...

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Should there be a minimum wage law?

millermarcus
samanthafalk

This is a debate for wether the US government should have a federal minimum wage law. The US needs to have a federal minmum wage law. If we look at the history of the US from the time of the industrial revolution people hired immigrants paid them next to nothing and they didn't have a choice due to their lack of education. The US offers free education only until high school, and the college application process for scholarships are highly competitive. If it was up to the employer in a capitali...

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Should the Vice President be the runner up?

DylanR00
debatefox

I believe that the Vice President should be the loser of the final election. It would allow balanced opinions in the office between Republicans and Democrats, possibly bringing the country closer with decisions being balanced towards all....

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Supply-Side Economics should be used to Revive the American Economy

1Historygenius
Nick91983

DebateIn this debate, I will be arguing that supply-side economic policies should be used to revive the American economy. My opponent must argue that the current demand-side stimulus policies should be continued and/or expanded if they feel they need to be....

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