The Instigator
Shomlam
Pro (for)
Losing
1 Points
The Contender
Zaradi
Con (against)
Winning
10 Points

Food Stamps

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after 3 votes the winner is...
Zaradi
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 3/5/2015 Category: Politics
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 1,075 times Debate No: 71115
Debate Rounds (3)
Comments (2)
Votes (3)

 

Shomlam

Pro

Food stamps provide food for people that need it. Food stamps are different from welfare, in the fact that it is not easily abused.
Zaradi

Con

Food stamps are abused all the time. People use food stamps to buy weapons and other illicit contraband (http://www.usda.gov...) and the food stamp program is so corrupted that we just let it be that way.
Debate Round No. 1
Shomlam

Pro

Food is such a basic thing that we all need, it is not like money in that it can be used for anything. I agree that the Food stamp program is not perfect, but i think it does more good than harm. (sorry this is my first debate, i have no idea what i'm doing)
Zaradi

Con

We don't need money we need jobs. Supporting people who don't want to work doesn't actually solve any kind of problems. We should be prioritizing giving people incentives to find work not just coast on food stamps.

And extend out the argument I'm using taht food stamps are abused to buy illegal weapons and things of the like. He just says people can't do that but I provided evidence that says that we do.
Debate Round No. 2
Shomlam

Pro

*is not good at debates but wants to be able to vote*
You win
sorry for wasting your time :(
Zaradi

Con

Extend out my arguments.

I would be better at debating before I would vote. YOu need to be able to understand the arguments presented before you can vote well.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Interloped 2 years ago
Interloped
Participating in several (or even several thousand) debates does not certify someone to soundly vote.
Posted by RealCS 2 years ago
RealCS
Shomlam doesn't even have proper facts to back himself, horrible, instant loss.
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Vote Placed by Paleophyte 2 years ago
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Vote Placed by 430miletime 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Food stamps get abused
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Reasons for voting decision: Graceful concession