The Instigator
OmqitzLiz
Pro (for)
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mcgrif15
Con (against)
Winning
23 Points

Gas Prices should be high in price

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 5/12/2011 Category: Economics
Updated: 6 years ago Status: Voting Period
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OmqitzLiz

Pro

Gas Prices should be high in price because it makes it difficult for people to afford it. That's good because it makes people go in public transportation or go green and use less fuel. By the way I'm just a 7th grader doing a persuasive essay and trying to get a argument :D
mcgrif15

Con

my opponent is talking about inflation of gas prices witch is basically the rising of a price on something. Inflation is not good, it led to the end of the roman empire, the most powerful empire of all time.
gas prices should be low for three reasons
1 the economy depends on gas. increasing the gas price will not effect the fact that we don't need gas, we have no alternative to gas. if we increase the price, people will just have less money because the spend it on gas due to the fact that we need gas.
2 public transportation will decrease the economy. it is extremely convenient for people to be able to drive around an buy things. it is inconvenient to walk all the way over to a bus stop and wait in a bus to reach your destination that takes almost three times as much time as a regular car. not only does this decrease the quality of life, but it decreases the economy because people wont want to go out as much. this will be bad for the economy because nobody will want to go an buy anything excessive due to the inconvenience of public transportation
3 increasing gas prices will only help the already wealthy oil companies. public transportation will have to pay more as well as civilians. the wealthy don't need to get wealthier more than the united states population needs to maintain wealth.

my opponents points are refuted in my points
vote con.
Debate Round No. 1
OmqitzLiz

Pro

OmqitzLiz forfeited this round.
mcgrif15

Con

To bad, vote con
Debate Round No. 2
OmqitzLiz

Pro

OmqitzLiz forfeited this round.
mcgrif15

Con

my opponent forfeited the debate, so vote for me because
1. I did not forfeit
2. I provided superior examples as to why gas prices should be lowered and my opponent failed to refute them
3. I refuted all of my opponents points effectively.
Debate Round No. 3
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Vote Placed by Zarroette 3 years ago
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OmqitzLizmcgrif15Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: ff
Vote Placed by imabench 5 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: counter vote bomb
Vote Placed by Willoweed 5 years ago
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OmqitzLizmcgrif15Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: consdiering all con did was lie i had to vote against him
Vote Placed by 16kadams 5 years ago
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Vote Placed by BennyW 6 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro forfeited and as a result never made a real argument. Neither side used any sources but Con had better arguments.