The Instigator
mongeese
Pro (for)
Winning
67 Points
The Contender
InfraRedEd
Con (against)
Losing
24 Points

The United States judicial system is seriously flawed and/or my opponent is InfaRedEd.

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after 14 votes the winner is...
mongeese
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 5/9/2009 Category: Politics
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 2,694 times Debate No: 8173
Debate Rounds (5)
Comments (25)
Votes (14)

 

mongeese

Pro

I affirm the above resolution.

United States judicial system - http://en.wikipedia.org...
Seriously - extremely (http://www.merriam-webster.com...)
Flawed - an imperfection or weakness and especially one that detracts from the whole or hinders effectiveness http://www.merriam-webster.com...)
InfaRedEd - http://www.debate.org...

Okay, I think that our judicial system is seriously flawed, but for this debate, I am only going to cover one.

1. The Supreme Court
According to "The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Constitution", the Founding Fathers had intended for the judicial branch to be the weakest branch of the federal government. Until, of course, Marshall devised the idea of judicial review. http://en.wikipedia.org...
This now makes the judicial branch the most powerful branch, as it has the power to interpret the Constitution, using any wording flaws they choose.
Additionally, the president has the power to appoint a Justice to the Supreme Court for life, with approval from Senate. Because the Supreme Court usually only reviews highly controversial subjects, the only thing that really matters is whoever was president at the time a Justice died or retired, as long as he also had control of the Senate. This potential abuse of power is a serious flaw.

Thank you for reading, and thank you to whoever accepts this debate.
InfraRedEd

Con

Well explain this:

http://www.debate.org...

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and I see now that

http://www.debate.org...

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have just joined us, also from Spring, Texas.

Yes with four votes you sure can lose this debate and all your debates and get 86d to boot.

I would investigate all members from Spring, Texas.

A lot of teenagers there.

Please contact your state attorney general.
Debate Round No. 1
mongeese

Pro

My opponent is InfaRedEd; thus, the resolution is affirmed; thus, I win this debate. I urge a PRO ballot.

As for teenagers from Spring, Texas, I don't know who monkeysrock or monkeysrock2 are, but I do know that I am myself, and mongoose is my twin.

http://www.debate.org...

I knew there was a reason I added an and/or clause.
InfraRedEd

Con

Of course. Half the population of Spring TX has disappeared since I posted including that other set of "twins."
Ed has better things to do. So does my opponent.
Debate Round No. 2
mongeese

Pro

"Of course. Half the population of Spring TX has disappeared since I posted including that other set of 'twins.'"
No, just half of those you mentioned, and I have no clue who those guys even were.

"Ed has better things to do. So does my opponent."
My opponent has obviously conceded this debate.
InfraRedEd

Con

Plus my opponent is not even very creative. Two sets of twins in the same family is not that unusual.
At least now he can't claim to be triplets.
Debate Round No. 3
mongeese

Pro

"Plus my opponent is not even very creative. Two sets of twins in the same family is not that unusual."
I don't know of any relatives of mine that are twins that live in Spring, TX. Besides, creativity is irrelevant to the debate.

"At least now he can't claim to be triplets."
Yeah. 'Cause I'm not.

My opponent has conceded the resolution three-fold.
Debate Round No. 4
mongeese

Pro

"m"
My opponent has obviously conceded, and does not wish to debate anymore. It's so sad.

In conclusion, my opponent is InfaRedEd, which affirms the resolution, so vote PRO.
InfraRedEd

Con

What school district are you in so I don't have to contact them both?
Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by mongeese 8 years ago
mongeese
If only Phil could come in here right now and bust the vote bombers... I'd probably start winning some more of my debates...
Posted by mongeese 8 years ago
mongeese
Isn't twisted logic great?
Posted by Charlie_Danger 8 years ago
Charlie_Danger
Isn't this fun?
"I voted con because it looks like this guy is vote bombing."
...which would be...VOTE BOMBING.

Hip, hip, hipocracy!
Posted by Charlie_Danger 8 years ago
Charlie_Danger
Any and all people who voted for Ed here deserve to die.
Posted by mongeese 8 years ago
mongeese
Yes. We should be afraid. Very afraid.
Posted by wjmelements 8 years ago
wjmelements
"What school district are you in so I don't have to contact them both?"

Should we be afraid?
Posted by mongeese 8 years ago
mongeese
You have a point...
Posted by wjmelements 8 years ago
wjmelements
It is also possible that Ed made those two accounts that he linked to.
Posted by mongeese 8 years ago
mongeese
Jeez. At least three people vote-bombed for my opponent.

WE ARE TWINS! wjmelements was right; DDO does discriminate against us.
Posted by mongoose 8 years ago
mongoose
"I voted con because it looks like this guy is vote bombing."

Didn't we already establish the we-are-twins issue?
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