Debating Lifestyle

Is victim blaming always bad?

Guys are taught over and over that “no” means “no,” that “maybe” means “no,” and that saying nothing means “no.” I was even taught that a guy needs to hear “yes” many, many times as things…progress. Otherwise “yes” means “no.”

Debating U.S.

Is is time for Attorney General Barr to go?

In addition to changing sentencing recommendations for Roger Stone after President Trump tweeted his displeasure, and overruling his own career prosecutors, Bill Barr, through the Justice Department, has engaged in a number of other partisan acts.

Debating Politics

Why don’t more Americans vote?

Only about 56% of eligible American voters cast a ballot in the last election (around 27% each for Trump and Clinton). By contrast, in Belgium, 90% of registered voters showed up at the polls for national elections last year. Why are US voters so bad at showing up on election day?

Debating Politics

Impeachment rules: Trump versus Clinton

“What was good enough for President Clinton in an impeachment trial should have been good enough for President Trump,” said Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell as Democrats pushed for a guarantee that new witnesses and documents could be admitted in the Senate trial.

Debating Lifestyle

Should we give up beef burgers and switch to eating Impossible?

One way livestock contributes to greenhouse gases by burping and farting methane into the air. Since the concentration of methane in the atmosphere has more than doubled since the Industrial Revolution, and methane is a powerful greenhouse gas, cattle-raising practices are under scrutiny.

Debating World

Are we headed for WW3?

Iran feels as though it’s facing a threat to its existence. With that, they have, essentially, two choices: back down or attack. So far, they’ve attacked. And the US punched back. Clearly, neither side has been able to get the other to back down.

Debating Environment

Should we stop using plastic?

It’s versatile, lightweight, flexible, moisture resistant, and strong. Its probably going to be used more, not less–especially in countries that are the biggest contributors to plastic pollution. We have a plastic problem.