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KeeganMix
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agha.haider21
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Why Bernie Sanders should not be president

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KeeganMix
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 2/2/2016 Category: Politics
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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KeeganMix

Pro

Bernie Sanders is receiving huge amount of supporters in recent weeks, however voters seem to not do their research and notice some HUGE cons to voting for Bernie. Whoever picks up this debate will be in for some information they may not know about Bernie and i encourage people to vote on it afterwards. Looking forward to a great debate! (P.S. Im a Ted Cruz fan) I'm practicing for my Young republicans vs Young Democrats debate as i am taking the GOP side.

Round 1: Opening Statements
Round 2: Rebuttal
Round 3: Rebuttal
Round 4: Closing statements
agha.haider21

Con

Bernie Sanders is a great speaker and has made many promises including to create decent paying jobs, make college tuition debt free, racial justice and much more. Who know if he'll carry out these promises, but he seems that he is a very good man and will try his best to carry out his promises. By all the presidents I've seen, he is the candidate who's made the most sense.
Debate Round No. 1
KeeganMix

Pro

Thank you for accepting this debate. Bernie Sanders is not at all a reliable candidate for the presidential nominee. College tuition for free may sound like a good concept, but then when you think about it, it is not free due to the fact that taxes will dramatically increase. When tuition is free for the younger generation, it is coming out of pockets of people who have already got their college degree and are already high-income citizens. Now looking at religious wise I believe that Bernie Sanders is the definition of a Hypocrite. Bernie voted NO on the senate floor to protecting the pledge of allegiance in schools (SEP. 2004) as well as voting NO on allowing prayer during school after the horrible attacks of 9/11 (Nov. 2001). Not only did he vote NO to these acts, but BERNIE SANDERS IS JEWISH! Not only that, but he urges China to respect freedom of religion which is hypocrisy due to the fact that he won't allow freedom of religion in public schools. Bernie also states that he wanted to raise minimum wage to $15 which is ludicrous and insane! When you raise the minimum wage by that much, you hurt small businesses and companies will lay off workers which will severely increase the unemployment rate. Not only that, but that opens up the door for inflation. Bernie also insists as you mentioned on Racial Justice, however in Feburary of 2008 Bernie voted NO on allowing tribal indians to opt out of federal healthcare which is considered unconstitutional when you consider that all men are created equal.
agha.haider21

Con

agha.haider21 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
KeeganMix

Pro

I hope you get a chance to respond soon. I would like to continue this debate by saying Bernie has also done some socially unmoral things like voting against amber alerts for missing kids back in April of 2003. Bernie also wants to isolate this country and the evidence is all there in his senate votes people. Bernie voted to opt out of the WTO (World Trade Organization) back in June of 2000. I'm trying to be brief so i can make this debate more interesting. Hopefully you'll respond
agha.haider21

Con

agha.haider21 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
KeeganMix

Pro

Well... Thanks for playing!
agha.haider21

Con

agha.haider21 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by TheOregonian 1 year ago
TheOregonian
Keegan I will debate you on this same issue if you want someone who will respond
Posted by funnyface318 1 year ago
funnyface318
I agree with the first commenter. also, when Sanders makes college 'free', he's actually raising taxes 90%, which pretty much is making you pay for everyones college.
Posted by snkcake666 1 year ago
snkcake666
"Make college free". Probably the most bullcrap proposition of his which has managed to sway the masses. In reality, the money simply comes from excessively increased tax dollars.
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Vote Placed by EndarkenedRationalist 1 year ago
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