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Will Hillary Clinton be our next president?

gr8laker
kasmic

Will Hillary Clinton be the 45th President of the United States? That seems to be the question every political buff (like myself) is asking. Today, it seems like a Hillary presidency is a sure thing. I, however, am not convinced. First, rarely has a person ever been elected President when running for the second time. Nixon, Reagan, and George H.W. Bush are the only people who come to mind, and all three are Republicans. Nixon won after an extremely close election in 1960 as the party nominee,...

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Should Homosexual marriage and rights be legalized? ( Aside from Supreme Court ruling.)

Thestudentpolitician
james14

Homosexual marriage and rights should be legalized so that they are equal to that of the heterosexual people. This comes from the stand point of Constitutional basis of equality for all. Take into consideration seperation of Church and State and past cases of similar discriminating actions....

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Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

Jellyfysh624
LostintheEcho1498

Marijuana should be legalized for recreational consumption. It should be up to the individual to decide whether or not they wish to consume marijuana, regardless of what ever health effects it has on the body. If one enjoys passing their time by smoking marijuana that should not be an activity that is considered illegal. The three inalienable rights are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. the catch to these rights is you only have them if you are not infringing on another individuals ri...

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Should Canada be democratic?

Zeno2014
AnonymousNeutrality

Zeno here again, I believe Canada should remain a democratic government, because the best government is the government that represents it's people. If Canada was not democratic, we would be: -Living in constant fear -High taxes -Discrimination -Violent -Education-less And we not be able to speak our opinions and voice our concerns. Thanks for reading Zeno's arguments!...

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Whose strategy is better Menelik II or Gandhi

Dezeya
focuswall

Menelik's strategy is more effective because employing violence in protests to provoke a reaction is more effective than getting rid of violence altogether...

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Why should Ireland even join the UK again?

5Debater
AmericaTheFatherland

That's right, AmericaTheFatherland, I challenge you! Let's debate over this! I'll start off: Ireland and the UK are sovereign entities that want to stay independent. Ireland wants to stay independent as a sovereign entity. After all the british did to the irish!...

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US military intervention in Syria

ahmed51
triniattorney

Syrians are seeking to overthrow leader Bashar al-Assad. His regime is cracking down violently on anyone who is against him. Since the fighting started in march ,over 7000 Syrians have died. Therefore US military should intervene in Syria....

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Should the NSA exist

AnonymousMan135791113
EliteMadMan

"Big Brother is watching you." -George Orwell 1984 In 1949 George Orwell predicted that there would be someone always watching. Now in 2014 his prediction came true. But instead of Big brother we have the NSA. Not only are they always watching they are violating the 1st and 4th amendments. (Dear my opponent just start with you opening statement for round 1)...

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Increase taxes for the Wealthy

r4ndom.stuff
bac11

P1: Increasing taxes on the wealthy can increase the federal spending budget. With a larger spending budget the government can allocate more funds towards projects such as; low-income housing development, academically focused after-school programs, activity-focused centers for the elderly, employment programs for youth, the homeless, and college graduates, health care, financial aid, improvements on public spaces (e.g. parks, roads, highways), and natural disaster preparedness/prevention. P2...

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Prohibition is needed

tacoman
Reeseroni

Alchohol is not good...

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Updated 2 Days Ago