Resolved: That the United States of America ought to more highly value isolationism.
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Resolved: That the United States Federal Government should substantially change its policy on illegal immigration.
Resolved: Democracy is overvalued by the United States government.
Resolved: That the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) should be significantly reformed or abolished.
Resolved: That the media’s right to protect confidential sources is more important than the public’s right to know.
Resolved: That the United States should change its energy policy to substantially reduce its dependence on foreign oil.
Resolved: That the restriction of civil rights for the sake of national security is justified.
Resolved: That the United States federal government should significantly change its agricultural policy.