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Welfare is bad for the Economy

blackkid
Debate_King1475

BOP is on Pro. First round is for opening arguments. The rest are what they are. Good luck to you opening round person....

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Updated 2 Days Ago

Flat Tax is Good for the Economy

blackkid
lannan13

I think it's bad for the economy. Accept and tell me otherwise, piteous mortal....

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6 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Welfare Should Be Abolished.

Lee001
kasmic

Resolved: Welfare Should Be Abolished. This debate will go to Kasmic. I am very honored and pleasured to debate him! Definitions: Abolished: "To destroy completely." Welfare: "Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need." R1. Acceptance R2. Argument's/ Rebuttals from Con R3. Argument/Rebuttal's R4. Conclusion Sources: https://dictionary.search.yahoo.com/search;_ylt=A0SO8072UEpVhPkALCNXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEzZDRrbzNnBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMxBHZ0...

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Updated 2 Days Ago

dams

seattle123
Diqiucun_Cunmin

dams will make a lake providing an ability for lake side resorts and will attract visitors. we can also install water filters to provide clean drinking water. this will bring forth a high proft...

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Day Ago

Resolved: Progressive Tax is superior to Flat Tax for a nation to utilize.

That1User
8elB6U5THIqaSm5QhiNLVnRJA

This will be a three round debate with "Round 1" used not for debate but for acceptance. Definitions: Progressive tax: A tax that takes a larger percentage from the income of high-income earners than it does from low-income individuals. (http://www.investopedia.com...) Flat tax: A system that applies the same tax rate to every taxpayer regardless of income bracket (http://www.investopedia.com...) (I suggest you use your R3 argument for your R1 argument.)...

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1 Comments
Updated 9 Hours Ago

Technological Unemployment exists in aggregate

Cowboy0108
Bogcha

R1. is acceptance R2. is argument only R3. is counter arguments Pro has BOP. Character limit is 4000...

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3 Comments
Updated 3 Days Ago

Free Trade is Superior to Protectionism

1Historygenius
amirraslan

In this debate, I will argue that free trade is a better policy than protectionism. My opponent must argue that protectionism is better.Round 1 is for acceptance only. Round 2 arguments will be presented.Round 3 is refutations.Round 4 is defense of case and conclusion.No trolling and semantics, obviously. To forfeit a round equals automat...

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3 Comments
Updated 21 Hours Ago

should the rich have to pay higher taxes?

Fantasys260
ConceptEagle

Should someone that works twice as hard have to pay twice as much? No. How do the rich become rich. One thing i can tell you is that it doesn't involve much sleep or rest. People have to make a choice, more money and less time, or more time and less money. yes, 1 million dollars is more then it takes to survive, but when people choose money over time, that is their choice. Not only this but money is a valuable incentive, and when taxing the rich highly you are taking away that incentive....

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1 Comments
Updated 2 Days Ago

Should Harriet Tubman replace Andrew Jackson on the 20$ bill?

Janemarie25
CommunistDog

There is absolutely no reason to replace Andrew Jackson with Harriet Tubman on the twenty dollar bill. Andrew Jackson has been on the twenty dollar bill since 1928, so why change it now? Jackson was the first president to be elected by popular sentiment, and he did so three times! He was also a war hero as a major general in the War of 1812. He was also the first president who was previously a prisoner of war. Jackson wasn't born into wealth either, he worked his way up from nothing. The argumen...

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5 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago

The FairTax system of taxation should be adopted in the USA

Cowboy0108
lannan13

First round is acceptance Second round arguments only Third Round Counter Arguments Forth Round responses Debate rounds are shorter so make sure you are committed to this debate if you accept! You may argue for another tax system if you so choose (i.e. flat tax, VAT, etc.)...

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4 Comments
Updated 1 Week Ago