Monthly Archives: February 2015

Save the Polar Bears

Just a quick update on the debate team’s progress at state. Round 4: This house affirms the rights of animals Ben/Josh were gov, and went full vegetarian and banned the slaughter of birds and mammals for consumption. Their opponents argued … Continue reading

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From The City That May be a US Military Installation

The Carleton Debate Team is in Marshall, Minnesota! Where the land is flat but the debaters are sharp. Or so we hope. Also, the sky above Marshall is unusually glowy at night. We think either aliens or the government. Or … Continue reading

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Going Further Right

A brief update for the historical record: In octafinals, Ben and Josh affirmed (by the way, it took until round 7 for them to realize that the tournament schedules and ballots said “affirmative” and “negative” instead of “government” and “opposition”) … Continue reading

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Nietzsche Was Wrong – God Is Alive

So a bigger post about the last few rounds will be coming in a little bit, but here’s a quick update – Amanda/Thomas finished 2-6, Ben/Josh finished 4-4, and managed to break as the last seed in the bracket! And … Continue reading

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Greece should get off the rock

Round 3: The United States Federal Government should pass Senate Bill 452 authorizing the president to arm Ukraine with lethal military aid. Thomas/Amanda¬†are opp, and are surprised to find¬†that outside of Minnesota the topic can actually be the plan. They, … Continue reading

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Double Trouble

Round 1: The USFG should substantially expand its social services to those under the poverty line. Amanda/Thomas get a bye this round, thus securing Carleton Debate’s first W of the season. Ben/Josh are gov, and they run a plan that … Continue reading

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Chi Town

Yes, that’s right. Carleton Debate has actually managed to show up to a tournament! Watch out for Musser freezing over this weekend. After a brief fifteen minute ground excursion on an airplane without a functional engine, we made it to … Continue reading

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