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Don't you think the Boston Bombing was over hyped?

TheAdiDebater
NFLMember

First of all, I understand and acknowledge that the Boston bombing was a terrible event which never should have occurred. But don't you ever stop and think that a big deal is being made out of something substantially smaller? People were even thinking this could be compared to 9/11. On the same day 42 people die in an earthquake in Iraq. But does that receive even a tenth of what the Boston bombings received. No. This can't be defended....

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Abortion...

Ms.Opinionated
Nahte42

If people are so against the death penalty and killing animals...why is it right to kill an unborn child? No you haven't see the baby but if your pregnant it's a HUMAN CHILD!!!! Why kill an innocent thing and think that's perfectly fine when we are so against killing animals and etc...I'm sorry the only one way for me to even possibly CONSIDER (not saying yes) would be if someone was raped that's it. So tell me why it's ok to kill a little baby?...

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Updated 2 Years Ago

The legalization of Marijuana will cause more harm than good.

DylanFromSC
EnlightenedEntity

EnlightenedEntity has repeatedly proposed just what the title says, so he obviously has the burden of proof; however, I would like to start off a few things by outlining a few definitions: harm - physical injury or mental damage; hurt good - for the better; beneficial Sources: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/harm (For good, there are 58 definitions and none represent what I would like to state precisely enough. So the above is the general consensus, given the surrounding sent...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

sexting with teens

ordiwayselene
RPHKUSA

sexting is causing big problems around the world why send photos of your own body to people who in the long run don't care about you...teenagers are not thinking before doing this. these pictures could cost you a job in the long run. good luck to my challenger...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

War in afganistan

american5
Jade75

The war in Afghanistan is necessary and must continue until bin laden is found...

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Updated 3 Years Ago

US should intervene in Libya

ilovedebate
CiRrK

I would like to thank whoever in advance accepts my debate. I would also like to to thank my audience for reading this debate I would like my opponent to start first. Although it may seem unfair, I would like him/her to make points on why they believe the US should intervene in Libya The next two rounds will be rebuttals and the last round will be conclusions. All sources must be cited By intervene, I mean the military. Goodluck....

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Updated 3 Years Ago

General McChrystal's fate should have been decided by the joint chiefs of staff not the president

Albatross
gizmo1650

The argument was detailed in the title, but I will write it out again for the sake of it Argument- General McChrystal's fate should have been decided by the joint chiefs of staff not the president Definitions(if any are needed) Joint Chiefs of staff-is a group of military leaders in the United States armed forces who advise the civilian government of the United States I will take the Pro It was recently decided by the President of the United States to relieve general Stanly McChry...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Allowing deep water offshore drilling is in the United States best interest

jingzhezhang
Ramshutu

Recently, President Obama issued a 6 month moratorium on deep sea drilling. This supposedly gives experts enough time to examine the problems in the Deep Water Horizon oil well and set new regulations. I will be debating that this is a grand mistake. I will be in affirmation of the resolution. I state 3 contentions to support the resolution: 1. Allowing deep water offshore drilling decreases US reliance on foreign oil. 2. Allowing deep water offshore drilling increases the supply of usabl...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Man-Made Global Warming is a Hoax

NDman48
InnovativeEphemera

I will be arguing that "global warming" is a hoax. Round One: Respond ONLY with "I accept" or you will be thrown out of the debate. Round Two: Opening Statements only, NO REBUTTALS or you will be thrown out of the debate. Round Three: Arguments AND rebuttals Round Four: " " Round Five: Final rebuttals and closing statements...

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Updated 1 Month Ago

George Zimmerman Acted In Self-Defense Against Trayvon Martin

Spedman
psyduck

I will not be making my opening argument this round which is something I don't normally do when I debate. I will merely say that I watched the majority of the George Zimmerman trial (I'm a Florida resident, it was on local news), and I think the evidence was overwhelming that Zimmerman acted in self-defense. I would personally like to debate with someone who actually watched the majority of the trial (a few clips does not count). I would also ask that any racial prejudices be cast aside in this...

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Updated 7 Months Ago