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Every soldier who dies in Iraq, dies in vein

The_Riddler
RoyLatham

I'd like to start by saying, I have the utmost respect for the soldiers who risk there lives in combat, and this is not an attack on them or our armed forces, just the fact that our attack on Iraq was unjust and under qualified. Also, I'd like to welcome anyone who is willing to take on this debate. I will take the affirmation stance. 1. There were no "WMD's" in Iraq Tyler Drumheller, the former highest-ranking CIA officer in Europe, told "60 Minutes" that the administration "chose to ignor...

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Updated 7 Years Ago

That, by 2040, the federal government should mandate that all new passenger vehicles and light truck

bigbass3000
Liadonkid

The only thing Obama could agree with Bush about is bailing out the auto industry, because the industry was obviously failing . With the bailout of American auto-companies being hotly debated before Congress, this issue is at the forefront of the discussion. America's transportation sector is heavily reliant on oil, most of which is imported from foreign countries. Therefore this brings us to the resolution , That, by 2040, the federal government should mandate that all new passenger vehicles an...

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Updated 7 Years Ago

If the Burmese Government wants no aid then other countries around the world should stop trying

clemsongirl5353
biophil

If the Burmese government does not want aid from other countries then those countries should stop trying. If the government wants there people to starve to death and die from diseases because they are afraid of people overthrowing their government then see if the people won't overthrow them. I am interested in hearing a response because in school my social studies class just did a debate on this!...

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Updated 8 Years Ago

The late-night metro rail does more harm than good.

lil_tweet
HellKat

The late-night metro rail does more harm than good and here is why: 1)It leads to more kidnaps. For example what if you is on the metro rail by yourself, maybe at, 1:00 in the morning and nobody is around but one stranger. THat will give that person to rape, kidnap, or do anything that they want to do. 2)More fights.Late night metro rail can lead to fights because most likely there will be more drunks on the metro rail, and this could lead into a big fight because the person that is d...

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Updated 8 Years Ago

The media isn't liberal

BeatTheDevil89
ILoveCheese

Media will be all forms of print (newspapers, magazines, etc), TV news, radio, and the internet. You all should know the definitions of liberal and conservative. Anyway along with the opening: I would argue that the media isn't liberal. In this I contend that their is a wide range of philosophies of reporters and news stations but the media IS NOT overhelmingly liberal. Conservatives have just said "the liberal media" so many times without any evidence that it has become a fact. A...

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Updated 8 Years Ago

We should a limited number of voters or limeted time on www.debate.org

iamsano
repete21

I know most people here including myself are here to learn and dont really mind losing or winning a debate. Instead I wanna learn from others. I just think that during the voting period, we should have a limited numbers of voters or days to decide the winner and the loser. This will make the whole debating thing exciting... because right now it is not limited and you must keep checking all the time to know if there is any change. Thanks...

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9 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

The Madeline Mccann kidnapping was abused and exaggerated by the media, which led to harm.

iluvdb8
AK-47debater

On. May 4th, 2007 Madeline Mccann was reported snatched from the ground story of her condo at a resort in southern portugal, while her two-year-old twin brothers and her were sleeping, and her parents were out of the condo eating dinner. Immediately, with at first positive help from the parents, aired multiple stories about the kidnapping on british and portuguese television. Soon after, the media attached itself to the story and reported every move by the police, speech by the Mccanns, and rema...

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4 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

Iran presents a real threat to the welfare of the United states and the world

Chuckles
clsmooth

I believe Iran presents a true threat to the welfare of the united states and in fact the world. The reasons i present to support this statement are: 1. Nuclear Capability 2. Terrorist Funds 3. Religion 1. While there was a report that said Iran stopped pursuing nuclear weapons in 2003, there are other reports (notice it's plural) from both the US and Israel and more, that estimate Iran will have the capability to produce Nuclear Weapons (NWs) ranging from as early as 2009 to almost 2020....

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13 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

Stopping Illegal Immigration

mostatebears17
philosopherpirate

In America right now there are aproximately 12 million illegal immigrants. Now my posistion on this topic is that there should be some sort of military force guarding our borders rather than a bunch of volunteers called the Border Patrol. If we had some National Guard troops or active Army troops on the border Illegal Immigration will almost drop to zero. Our Boder Patrol is tired, civilians, and they just can't get the job done with the limited resources they have. T.J. Bonner of the Nation...

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9 Comments
Updated 8 Years Ago

There should be a debate section for philosophy and "other" topics.

longjonsilver
cjet79

Philosophy: Debate is an integral portion of philosophy and I would love to have debates on ethics, political philosophy, free will, etc. but there is not a section. "Other": Because it would be conceded and closed-minded to think that you can create a list of all possible debate categories. After all. I couldn't even find a legitimate category to put this topic....

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Updated 8 Years Ago