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The United States ought to elect the US House based on proportional representation.

MineesotaGopher
invertman

At present, the US House of Representatives is elected based on a simple first past the post system; whoever receives the plurality of the votes wins the seat. This system discourages democratic participation for all but competitive seats (and, traditionally, few seats in the House are competitive, especially with gerrymandering) and it entrenches a two-party system that is harmful in stifling the development of new ideas and in ultimately falling pray to corrupt practices. Thus, I advocate...

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minimum wage should exist

dairygirl4u2c
invertman

i am for a minimum wage. i am not arguing a specifc amount, just that it be a reasonable amount a single person can live off of reasonably. we're only debating whether it should exist or not, not how much. i am responding to common objection to the wage from the get go. anywhere i look anyone can get a job for minimum wage if they have their bits together. the only people i know, from experience only which might not be accurate i concede, who can't get a job at minimum wage are the dim wit s...

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The US needs to abolish the Federal Reserve.

revleader5
invertman

This is a 4 round debate. For the first round give 1 paragraph about your side. I am on the side of abolishing the Federal Reserve. It wastes tax dollars because it is a private company. The IRS is also private. This is also a scary thing because this means that a private company has control over all of the money we use, they could do anything they want with it....

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The US needs to abolish the Federal Reserve.

crutherford
invertman

There is no reason why the US should be paying interest to a private group. Central banks around the world are the most corrupt institutions there are. If the US can issue a bond it can issue a currency....

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