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kohai
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7/29/2011 4:37:45 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
Things to add:

President Obama
DREAM Act
DADT repeal
DOMA Repeal
Off shore drilling

Remove:

George Bush
Affirmative Action
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7/29/2011 4:47:43 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
Agreed except for why remove AA? It seems like a good issue to me. Also I think they should add U.S. interventionism, as a general category
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7/29/2011 4:48:21 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
true. Perhaps imperialism? Innomen, amyway we can add tgese?
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7/29/2011 4:51:18 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
Again, I agree with contradiction. Perhaps the religious right or bigotrya.
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7/29/2011 4:53:02 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
Pretty much all of those sound good but just keep the repeals at "DADT" and "DOMA"

Also affirmative action is still a ratherly prevalent issue so perhaps we shouldn't remove it just yet.
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7/29/2011 5:01:37 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
There have been several threads on this. I'll post a link when I find a recent one.

At 7/29/2011 4:37:45 PM, kohai wrote:
Remove:
Affirmative Action

This is one of the more frequently debated issues on the site, so it should stay.
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7/29/2011 5:07:12 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
From: http://www.debate.org...

Add:
Wikileaks (Julian Assange) (JBlake, Askbob, Cody, wjm, J.Kenyon, FREEDO, m93samman, Freeman)
Protectionism (JBlake, Askbob, wjm, J.Kenyon, FREEDO)
President Obama (JBlake, Askbob, Cody, Koopin, Grape, wjm, J.Kenyon, FREEDO, m93samman, Freeman)
Sin Taxes (JBlake, Askbob, wjm, Cody, J.Kenyon, FREEDO)
Ron Paul (JBlake, Askbob, m93samman)
Keynesian Economics (JBlake, Askbob, FREEDO)
Austrian Economics (JBlake, Askbob, FREEDO)
Marijuana Legalization (JBlake, Askbob, Cody, J.Kenyon, FREEDO, m93samman, Freeman)
Full Drug Legalization (JBlake, Askbob, Cody, J.Kenyon, FREEDO, m93samman)
'TSA' ('Enhanced Patdowns') (JBlake, Askbob, Cody, usafkid, grape, wjm, FREEDO, m93samman)
Frank Dodd Act (Askbob)
Nuclear power in North Korea (Askbob, m93samman)
Agricultural Subsidies (Askbob, wjm, J.Kenyon, FREEDO)
Prostitution Legalization (Cody, Askbob, wjm, Badger, J.Kenyon, FREEDO, Freeman)
Romeo and Juliet Clause (Age of Consent) (Cody, Askbob)
Open Immigration (Cody, Askbob, J.Kenyon, FREEDO, m93samman)
Intellectual Property / Piracy (wjm, askbob, J.Kenyon, FREEDO, m93samman)
NASA (wjm, askbob, J.Kenyon, FREEDO, m93samman)
Federal Reserve System (wjm, askbob, J.Kenyon, FREEDO, m93samman)
Anti-Trust (wjm, askbob, J.Kenyon, FREEDO, m93samman)
Capitalism (FREEDO, m93samman)
Socialism (FREEDO, m93samman)
Funeral Picketing (Mirza, Askbob)
Net Neutrality (JBlake, Askbob)

Remove:
Border Fence(JBlake, Askbob, Cody, J.Kenyon, m93samman)
President George W. Bush(JBlake, Askbob, Koopin, Grape, Cody, wjm, J.Kenyon, FREEDO, m93samman, Freeman)
Police Profiling(JBlake, Askbob, Cody, J.Kenyon, m93samman)
Social Programs (Askbob, Cody, J.Kenyon, m93samman)
World Trade Organization (Askbob, Cody, J.Kenyon, m93samman)
United States (Mirza)

Alter:
War on Terror(Askbob, Cody, wjm, FREEDO, m93samman) - alter to "Interventionism"
Tobacco Rights (Askbob, JBlake, m93samman)- alter to make the meaning more clear
Patriotism - (Askbob, JBlake, Badger, m93samman)alter to make the meaning more clear
Waterboarding - change to 'Torture for interrogation' (Askbob, Badger, FREEDO) change to 'Enhanced Interrogation" (JBlake) - Keep waterboarding and add "Enhanced Interrogation" (wjm, Freeman)
PETA - To "Animal Rights"(Grape, Freeman)
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innomen
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7/29/2011 5:15:49 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
Nothing that has interest that will likely fade should be on the list, they should be sort of like a standing headline list.
kohai
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7/30/2011 6:59:54 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
see if you can get those stuff added. Also:
1. CIA
2. Fedral Reserve
3. EPA
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medic0506
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7/30/2011 10:01:39 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 7/29/2011 4:51:18 PM, kohai wrote:
Again, I agree with contradiction. Perhaps the religious right or bigotrya.

Perhaps just list the issues, not our bias. It's not bigotry just because someone opposes gay marriage, in spite of the propoganda. And it's not just the religious right that opposes gay marriage.
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8/4/2011 11:25:52 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 8/4/2011 11:09:55 PM, darkkermit wrote:
I think these three should be added:

Gold Standard
Intellectual Property
Keynesian Economics

Austrian Economics
And perhaps also a competing currencies issue.
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8/4/2011 11:29:51 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 8/4/2011 11:25:52 PM, Tim_Spin wrote:
At 8/4/2011 11:09:55 PM, darkkermit wrote:
I think these three should be added:

Gold Standard
Intellectual Property
Keynesian Economics

Austrian Economics
And perhaps also a competing currencies issue.

Austrian Economics has already been done. Competing currency sounds interesting. I assume you've researched it. Do you have any links about it?
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8/4/2011 11:33:10 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 8/4/2011 11:09:55 PM, darkkermit wrote:
I think these three should be added:

Gold Standard
Intellectual Property
Keynesian Economics

That first one just made me laugh. I'm sure the issue of fiat currency vs. gold standard is a pressing issue for many of the young minds joining DDO today.

Perhaps we should also add the issue of the de-monetization of silver in 1873. Pro or Con? Why not just replace half the "big issues" with questions pertaining to 19th century monetary policy?
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8/4/2011 11:35:58 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 8/4/2011 11:33:10 PM, OMGJustinBieber wrote:
At 8/4/2011 11:09:55 PM, darkkermit wrote:
I think these three should be added:

Gold Standard
Intellectual Property
Keynesian Economics

That first one just made me laugh. I'm sure the issue of fiat currency vs. gold standard is a pressing issue for many of the young minds joining DDO today.

Perhaps we should also add the issue of the de-monetization of silver in 1873. Pro or Con? Why not just replace half the "big issues" with questions pertaining to 19th century monetary policy?

You do realize that a sh!t ton of people on DDO are in favor of the gold standard. Even I stand that the amount of control the government has on our monetary system could actually be worse then the gold standard.
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8/4/2011 11:41:00 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 8/4/2011 11:29:51 PM, darkkermit wrote:
At 8/4/2011 11:25:52 PM, Tim_Spin wrote:
At 8/4/2011 11:09:55 PM, darkkermit wrote:
I think these three should be added:

Gold Standard
Intellectual Property
Keynesian Economics

Austrian Economics
And perhaps also a competing currencies issue.

Austrian Economics has already been done. Competing currency sounds interesting. I assume you've researched it. Do you have any links about it?

I just saw the big list with Austrian and Keynesian economics on it. And I've read a little though not much. If currencies were allowed to compete though in all likelihood gold would come out on top so....
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8/4/2011 11:46:34 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 8/4/2011 11:35:58 PM, darkkermit wrote:
At 8/4/2011 11:33:10 PM, OMGJustinBieber wrote:
At 8/4/2011 11:09:55 PM, darkkermit wrote:
I think these three should be added:

Gold Standard
Intellectual Property
Keynesian Economics

That first one just made me laugh. I'm sure the issue of fiat currency vs. gold standard is a pressing issue for many of the young minds joining DDO today.

Perhaps we should also add the issue of the de-monetization of silver in 1873. Pro or Con? Why not just replace half the "big issues" with questions pertaining to 19th century monetary policy?

You do realize that a sh!t ton of people on DDO are in favor of the gold standard. Even I stand that the amount of control the government has on our monetary system could actually be worse then the gold standard.

That's great, and you know I'm not insulting you. I just found the post amusing. I'm just wondering how many DDOers who lack an economic background could be expected to hold an intelligent opinion on this matter. I mean, sure, there's always the Ron Paul adoring libertarian teen who accepts it out of allure, but true knowledge on this subject isn't exactly easy to come by.
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8/4/2011 11:52:36 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 8/4/2011 11:29:51 PM, darkkermit wrote:
At 8/4/2011 11:25:52 PM, Tim_Spin wrote:
At 8/4/2011 11:09:55 PM, darkkermit wrote:
I think these three should be added:

Gold Standard
Intellectual Property
Keynesian Economics

Austrian Economics
And perhaps also a competing currencies issue.

Austrian Economics has already been done. Competing currency sounds interesting. I assume you've researched it. Do you have any links about it?

I read an article by Ron Paul recently where he talks about it though I think Murray Rothbard covers currency and the effects of government monopolization in it very well in "A History of Money and Banking in the United States".

In the article, Paul describes what characteristics would be needed for an efficient mode of exchange. He writes: This medium of exchange should satisfy certain properties: it should be durable, that is to say, it does not wear out easily; it should be portable, that is, easily carried; it should be divisible into units usable for everyday transactions; it should be recognizable and uniform, so that one unit of money has the same properties as every other unit; it should be scarce, in the economic sense, so that the extant supply does not satisfy the wants of everyone demanding it; it should be stable, so that the value of its purchasing power does not fluctuate wildly; and it should be reproducible, so that enough units of money can be created to satisfy the needs of exchange. .

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8/4/2011 11:56:38 PM
Posted: 5 years ago
At 8/4/2011 11:41:00 PM, Tim_Spin wrote:
At 8/4/2011 11:29:51 PM, darkkermit wrote:
At 8/4/2011 11:25:52 PM, Tim_Spin wrote:
At 8/4/2011 11:09:55 PM, darkkermit wrote:
I think these three should be added:

Gold Standard
Intellectual Property
Keynesian Economics

Austrian Economics
And perhaps also a competing currencies issue.

Austrian Economics has already been done. Competing currency sounds interesting. I assume you've researched it. Do you have any links about it?

I just saw the big list with Austrian and Keynesian economics on it. And I've read a little though not much. If currencies were allowed to compete though in all likelihood gold would come out on top so....

I had my money on bitcoin, but then I realized how sh!tty it's algorithm was for injecting the money supply.

In terms of OMGjustinbieber, If you feel that way why don't you a gold standard debate. I've always been interested in seeing one. I was going to do one with lassiezfaire but I chickened out. He's a more articulate debater then myself.

One of the arguments for the gold standard is the Austrian Busness Cycle theory, which I'm uncertain of its truth or not. I know what the ABCT is, however the theory seems non-sequiter to me. The theories in Prices & Production by F.A. Hayek. Also Mises: Theory of Money & Credit.
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