The Instigator
Mikegj1077
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The Contender
kels1123
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Winning
21 Points

Agree with patriotism but my argument was wrong. What's yours?

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 1/23/2008 Category: Society
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,958 times Debate No: 2134
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Mikegj1077

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Give us a better argument for American Patriotism. We're always looking for a few good men, or women. You seem to me like a nice person, but dumb. You look stupid too.

The sense I get from this debate forum is that no-one cares, or they have nimble ways of talking their way around the point. The point is American patriotism. Not the liberal, secular progressive version where my debate partner's nipples get hard when someone denigrates America or questions traditions like patriotism and supporting not only the troops but also the war effort (i.e. "win" verses "end" the war).

Guess America is like a Wendy's salad bar these days. Come in when you feel like it, pay your $3.95 and load up your dish, then piss on the restroom wall and leave. That's America.
kels1123

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Not exactly sure what you are challenging me about. Are you debating whether I am stupid ? You say I look stupid , yet my picture isn't up so how you could determine that one is beyond me. Are you debating that I don't agree with Patriotism? I am very Patriotic. I love my country. I agree with the war , support the soldiers and I am against burning the American flag. WE may not agree with whether men and women are equal, but we do agree on Bush , the war , patriotism and flag burning. So again what exactly are you debating me on? You just challenge me with a bunch of insults making yourself in fact seem stupid.
Debate Round No. 1
Mikegj1077

Pro

What was your original argument? I may have confused you with someone else. That would account for the undeserved insults.

I'll copying the above statement below to satisfy the 100-word rule (dumb).

What was your original argument? I may have confused you with someone else. That would account for the undeserved insults.
kels1123

Con

What original argument, I am actually lost and don't know why we are debating lol. I disagreed with you in the comment section of the women not equaling men debate however I am quite Patriotic, I believe patriotism should be taught in schools , I am 100% a supporter of the war and the soldiers as my husband is in Iraq right now. I support the President. I am against flag burning of any kind. I love my country. I don't support Obama in anyway because I find him to be very unpatriotic. Those are my views on patriotism.
Debate Round No. 2
Mikegj1077

Pro

Alright, it started with Men are Better than Women. I remember that.

I said something wrong according to the woman I was debating, and the next thing I know she is shouting at her computer (all capital letters). From that point it is my style to aggravate my opponent more if I detect I can push them over the edge.

Like to see people become unraveled. They give more honest, unguarded opinions of themselves. I think she calmed down when she realized I was nettling her.
kels1123

Con

I didn't agree with your view at all , however it wasn't me that you were debating on the subject. I do disagree that women are not equal to men. Although we may have different roles , both roles are vital. However that is off the subject. I am Patriotic and I stand by that fact. I also agreed that the woman you were debating on that subject didn't argue her point well at all.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by kels1123 9 years ago
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I think it is funny , I was challenged to a debate ... I agreed with the view in the first place , yet I have votes against me. hmmmm
Posted by Mikegj1077 9 years ago
Mikegj1077
You arrogant moron. Now you're telling us you represent the interests of the voters? Who the hell elected you to represent them? Hmmm?
Posted by The_Deeps 9 years ago
The_Deeps
well this is interesting....

there is no actual debate, yet both sides received votes...

hmm...

this kind of questions the credibility of our fellow voters. it also questions the value of winning a debate on this website.
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