Use this video to learn how a well-flowed, structured debate round rolls. Jeub/Jeub lost to Donaldson/Gilbreath in the end, but the round was an excellent example of a policy debate well done.
Micah Jeub performs “Meanwhile, Back at the Ranch” by Trinka Hakes Noble at the NCFCA National Championship, 2014.
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially reform its energy policy.
Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially reform its banking, finance, and/or monetary policy.
Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce Direct Commercial Sales and/or Foreign Military Sales of arms from the United States.
This video is part of a larger 12-lesson course on Policy Debate. Mr. Jeub teaches the structure of a typical policy debate round through understanding the flow. Once the flow is understood, so much of the entire 1.5 hour debate round is understood.
In Part 3 of explaining the policy resolution on monetary policy, Coach Vance covers a thorough history of the topic as well as provides ample ideas for policy changes.
In Part 3 of understanding NCFCA’s resolution on US energy policy, Coach Vance explains its history.
In Part 4 of the Energy Policy videos, Coach Vance explains several policies that are great candidates for affirmative plans.
Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reform its foreign aid.