A Bill to Recognize Hawai’i as a Sovereign Nation A Bill to Provide Reparations This file has all of the files below consolidated into one file — Intro Essay Pro Essay Con Essay Answering the Con’s Backlash Argument My Public Forum ballots from Yale Why Reparations Can’t Solve Structural Racism Pro and Con Speeches —…Read More
US Law should make it illegal to publish classified information concerning the intelligence activities of the United States.
Background The NCFL Public Forum resolution asks the question of whether or not it should be illegal to publish information related to the intelligence activities of the US. In a more simple manner, it asks the question of whether or not newspapers, including modern electronic content providers, should be able to publish classified US government…Read More
Introduction There are really two questions that this resolution asks – Is the two-state solution desirable? Should the US no longer pressure Israel to work toward it? These are separate questions in the sense that both the two-state solution may be desirable and that it may be undesirable for the US to push Israel to…Read More
George Will December 29th According to a Ball State University study, of the 5.6 million manufacturing jobs lost between 2000 and 2010, trade accounted for 13 percent of job losses and productivity improvements accounted for more than 85 percent: “Had we kept 2000-levels of productivity and applied them to 2010-levels of production, we would have…Read More
MSD Real News Staff Nearly nine months after the death of Pope Francis, the Cardinals have finally selected a new Pope. Breaking with the tradition of choosing an existing Cardinal, they chose Satan. Shocked by the news, Global Catholic reporter Francis Tome immediately flew to Vatican City to interview the Cardinals. While the Cardinals usually…Read More
Essay — Resolved: Public colleges and universities in the United States ought not restrict any constitutionally protected speech.
Public colleges and universities in the United States ought not restrict any constitutionally protected speech. These are my thoughts that unpack the topic. As I do more reading, I’ll continue to update the essay. Bibliography One of the most divisive First Amendment debates of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries has been about the constitutionality…Read More
GENERAL The economic and fiscal consequences of immigration. More than 40 million people living in the United States were born in other countries, and almost an equal number have at least one foreign-born parent. Together, the first generation (foreign-born) and second generation (children of the foreign-born) comprise almost one in four Americans. It comes…Read More
All PF Resources I had the chance to judge a number of good debates at Minneapple and I’m going to take a few minutes to highlight a few things I observed in the debates. Nothing too different At a meta level, I didn’t see anything substantially different than I expected. Conceptually, the topic has broken…Read More
Their evidence should be ignored. There evidence is completely speculative and is based on technologies that haven’t yet been developed, haven’t been proven, haven’t yet been sold to consumers, and ignores (a) negative economic impacts and (b) economic displacement – the loss of other industries caused by the technologies. NONE of the cards say it…Read More