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Waterboarding is torture and anyone who allowed it/executed it should be prosecuted

abard124
Clockwork

Hi! Recently you may have heard about detainees being waterboarded. If you have been living under a rock for the past couple months, this might help: http://www.msnbc.msn.com... Now, for this debate, you get two for the price of one. Not only are we debating that Dick Cheney and Condi Rice and all those other mother firetruckers should be prosecuted, but also that waterboarding is torture. If you aren't convinced of that, try this: http://www.vanityfair.com... Now, I'm pretty sure torture i...

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Updated 6 Years Ago

The new Arizona immigration law is a step in the right direction

Ore_Ele
studentathletechristian8

As you all should have heard by now. Arizona has recently passed an immigration law. While this law is not prefect and not complete, it is a step in the right direction. I want this to be a debate on the actual issue. I'm sure that if someone wants they could find semantical arguments or individual words in the law that could be improved. But let's have a go....

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Updated 6 Years Ago

Public bathrooms

HoosierPapi
leethal

Pooping in public is bad form. When someone poops their pants, or drops their drawers in the middle of a crowd and pokes the turtle head, it is not socially acceptable behavior. Who dares to oppose this position? Harumph! Harumph, I say!...

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Updated 8 Years Ago

Horse Slaughter

bigreyhorse
mmadderom

Horse Slaughter in the U.S. was so much better for the horses, a quick pin through the brain and it was over. Now, they're either starving to death in dirt lots because no one can feed them, or they're being shipped to Mexico or Canada....

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Updated 8 Years Ago

This site is rigged and impossible to win.

policydebategod
Raisor

This site makes you lose or win not solely depending on the arguments but significantly how popular you are on the site and the way you speak. This site has nothing to do with the points you make and how well you debate. You cant win a debate on this site because people are biased and often vote depending on their personal views without even reading the debate. This is nothing like actually debate just whether you speak convincingly and are not rude. Therefore, I will significantly decrease my u...

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Updated 8 Years Ago

Fox news is not a reliable station and spreads propaganda

Willoweed
mythster

My opponent can either make the first arguments or accept and let me argue first. However if he makes his/her arguments first he/she will not be allowed to argue in the last round in order to ensure we both have the same number of rounds. Definitions: Reliable 1. To be depended on for accuracy and honesty Propaganda 1. information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc. 2. the deliberate spreading of such inf...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Oryus is a troll

Perseus
Oryus

Resolved: Oryus is a troll.He trolled my debate! He needs to be banned!http://www.debate.org/debates/An-800-meter-race-is-longer-in-terms-of-length-than-a-400-meter-race./1/...

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Updated 4 Years Ago

Resolved: Police officers should be required to wear body cameras

Forever23
Wild.Grape

* This is not necessarily a round of police debate* Humanity has been on an ever eternal quest in search of felicity and safety. However, throughout mankind, there has been a series of crimes gone unsolved and detectives failing to solve assigned mysteries. Sadly, all have been failing to notice the very blatant solution to all of these. A way to ensure public safety and solve crimes is right in front of u...

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Updated 5 Months Ago

Is the Ferguson uproar really about Michael Brown?

tyleremery2383
Jzyehoshua

Resolved: the riots in Ferguson are not necessarily about the killing of Michael Brown, but is the result of long-standing racial tensions in St. Louis. Debate layout: Round 1 is for acceptance. Round 2 is for arguments. Round 3 is for closing statements. I thank Pro in advance for accepting and for a good debate! Good luck!...

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Updated 1 Year Ago

Darren Wilson was in the right

thatguy554
JayConar

The fact of the matter with this case is that Michael Brown has no argument for his defense. I'm not saying that it isn't horrible to lose a family member, but when someone assaults an officer of the law, you cannot pull an about-face and say that the officer was in the wrong. Here are the facts, -13 shots were fired at Brown, only a small number actually hit. -Blood and DNA from Brown were found on officer Wilson's weapon and pant leg, as well as inside the squad car, supporting the argu...

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Updated 1 Year Ago