Monthly Archives: March 2013

Ben’s Assless Chaps

Round 6:  The United States federal government should repeal the Helms-Burton Act.  Round 7:  The United States federal government should enact the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013. Round 8:  The United States federal government should increase the ability to … Continue reading

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Syria… Again

Round 5: The United States should militarily intervene in Syria. Some of our alumni may find this topic familiar.  That’s because it is identical to a topic from last year.  Graham/Cal and Joe/Ben ran the same plan we did last year … Continue reading

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The Innocence of Minnesota

Round 4: Yemen should hold a binding referendum to determine the sovereignty of its southern region.   Chris/Miles and Joe/Ben were opposition.  Chris’s idea for a counterplan was to have Yemen just grant the southern region independence and avoid the very likely … Continue reading

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Social Security, Guns, and Drones

Rounds 1-3: The United States federal government should eliminate the Social Security payroll tax cap.  Gov teams’ plan were inventively: implement the resolution. The United States federal government should enact the 2013 Feinstein assault weapons ban.  Gov teams’ plans were … Continue reading

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How long is the PMC again?

Yes, Chris was still pondering this question the day before nationals.  Fortunately/unfortunately, this was actually one of the more competent questions of the pre-nationals prep.  Not only did Miles’s debit card not have enough money on it to pay for … Continue reading

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