The Instigator
cheyennebodie
Con (against)
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The Contender
Theophilos
Pro (for)
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17 Points

Is there really such a thing as corporate welfare.

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Theophilos
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 11/11/2014 Category: Politics
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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cheyennebodie

Con

I have a hard time understanding how that works.Maybe someone could explain it.
Theophilos

Pro

I thank the opposition for their round!

General Opening:
1. It should be noted that there is a vagueness in the resolution provided. By this I mean there is an "ambiguity" in the resolution, which then gives me the permission to freely interpret it so long as I remain in the bounds of reasonableness.[1]
2. The leader of the opposition has not presented any positive material in the first round.
3. There are only 1, 000 characters allowed, which is unfair.

Premise:
1. I understand the resolution literally, which then places on me a simple burden: to give an example of corporate welfare.
2. As corporate welfare is simply the government giving tax cuts, or other benefits I need only give an example of this.

Evidence 1: Amazon, Microsoft, and GM
1. The above mentioned corporations got over 2 billion dollars of benefits.[2] The source also gives 9 other mentions, and proves that corporate welfare does exist.

[1]http://tinyurl.com...
[2]http://tinyurl.com...
Debate Round No. 1
cheyennebodie

Con

cheyennebodie forfeited this round.
Theophilos

Pro

The above examples prove that corporate welfare does exist, that
there is such a thing as corporate welfare. With that I extend my previous round.
Debate Round No. 2
cheyennebodie

Con

cheyennebodie forfeited this round.
Theophilos

Pro

My opponent has forfeited all rounds, I urge a vote in my favor.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by Ragnar 10 months ago
Ragnar
@Marxist
In a debate it doesn't matter, votes are only within the scope of the debate.
Posted by MarxistHypocrisy101 10 months ago
MarxistHypocrisy101
Forfeit or not, Pro completely fails this argument. He starts with a patently false premise (tax cuts are NOT welfare), and develops no other argument than to insist upon the rightness of this inaccurate claim.
Posted by Bubbagump282 2 years ago
Bubbagump282
I think you're looking for yahoo answers.
Posted by cheyennebodie 2 years ago
cheyennebodie
I do not go to sites. YOU explain it.

Welfare is receiving money or services confiscated by government force . Not earned by the person getting it. All I am asking how does a corporate executive get this welfare? Are there any offices that they can walk in and sign up for it?
Posted by Ragnar 2 years ago
Ragnar
Explained: http://en.wikipedia.org...
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Reasons for voting decision: While there was no contest to any point made by pro, and it was a clear FF, I am leaving conduct tied. Con explained in the comment section about her difficulty with reading, to which pro took advantage of by typing all those words and backing them up with sources.