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"Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth." - George Washington
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Resolved: The Iranian Nuclear Deal is a "mistake."

lannan13
Contra

I would like to thank Contra ahead of time for accepting this long anticipated debate.Rules1st Round is acceptance.2nd Round is for Opening Arguments, NO rebuttals.3rd Round is for Rebuttals.4th Round is for Rebuttals and Conclusions.No semanticsNo Trolling.No KritcsBOP is sharedThe Following users are prohibited from voting on this debate. If they do their votes shall be counted as a Vote Bomb and their votes shall be removed from this debate.ZarroetteImabenchMikalIranian Nuclear Deal- Text is...

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America is on a social and economic death spiral

MrFreeThinker
Contra

I believe that the 67 trillion dollars in total debt and the 97 trillion in unfunded liabilities are damaging the American economy a long with the Federal Reserve, who has a leverage of 77-1; prior to our crisis the leverage was 42-1. There is no possible way the FED can get out of this situation as they cannot lower interest rates anymore, meaning they have hit "Game Over." I also believe society in America is about to breakdown due to race issues, sexual orientation issues, religious issues,...

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Free trade agreements are more harmful than helpful

IndependentTruth
Contra

1st round is for accepting the debate, next 3 rounds will be arguing points. ...

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Redistribution of Wealth

sconifer
Contra

Focusing first on your claim that the redistribution of wealth (or, more generally, resources) would somehow inherently destroy all incentive to work on the part of those from whom resources were taken, this is just patently untrue. It is a well-known historical fact of economics that, even when corporations are taxed at supposedly exorbitant rates (e.g., about 90% under FDR), American industry nevertheless thrives, CEOs still make out like bandits, the populace as a whole is no less likely to p...

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Updated 6 Years Ago

The U.S. ought to Privatize Amtrak

Contra
AdamKG

R1: Definitions and AcceptanceR2: Arguments and RebuttalsR3: Rebuttals and Conclusions*No semantics*No original arguments last round*No forfeiting-----A violation of any of these three rules is an automatic forfeiture of all points.Amtrak Subsidies: Amtrak is a railroad corporation which receives approximately $1.5 billion in federal subsidies every year, to increase railroad usage among the American population.In this debate, the contenders will argue whether or not the...

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Updated 6 Years Ago
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