Climb the Mountain

Dec. 10, 2017 Warm Room

Online Debates





topics used

Rd 1

Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to win the 2016 election.

The United States federal government should significantly increase investment in wind power.

Windows > Macs

Metoo# is the most important story of 2017.

Missing one of the round 1 topics


Rd 2

U.S. presidents should not have full control of the United States nuclear codes

Offering free 2-year college education is the best solution to improve the U.S. education system

Coke is better than Pepsi

The US should end the embargo on Cuba.

The US should limit qualified immunity for police officers.


Rd 3

Debate should be a required school course

Chipotle is better than Qdoba

The Supreme Court should rule that hate speech can be restricted.

Bitcoin will crash in the near future

The United States should first strike North Korea


Open Semis/Novice Finals

The US should require two years of national service of Americans.

The Cleveland Browns will win one game before the end of the NFL season

Net neutrality should not be repealed

The US should end the death penalty.

Employee drug testing is an unwarranted invasion of privacy unless done with reasonable suspicion.


Open Finals

The USFG should establish a financial transaction tax.

The national minimum wage should be raised to $12 per hour.

Hip hop > rock music

Low carb diets are the healthiest diets.

People should turn away from art produced by immoral artists.





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External Links

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