This week’s topics of debate include the New England Patriots, Israeli strikes in Syria. China’s war on pollution, autonomy to Bangsamoro, the shutdown, Turkey’s security ability, and migrant aid.
This week brought us a national address by President Trump, and an offer to extend DACA protections in exchange for funding for a border wall. Extempers get to grapple with the developing questions of the shutdown in this week’s release.
This week’s topics of debate include declaring a state of national emergency, the 2020 Republican primaries, the TSA, lone wolf founders, recreational marijuana, Iran’s nuclear enrichment program, tariffs on China, and Bashar al-Assad’s relationship with other Arab nations.
Other topics include the ongoing government shutdown, SCOTUS nominations, solitary confinement, Venezuela’s recent unrest, Brexit, the yellow vest protests, technical terrorism, drug-resistant bacteria, healthcare policy, and the Los Angeles teacher’s strike.
This case is built around a pretty simple premise: if you must choose between an inherently valuable principle and a means of attaining an inherently valuable principle, choose the principle itself.