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An argument against
Twitter

Almost as bad as texting in that it reduces communication to half syllable abbreviated grunts. The really scary part is that many users have a hard time using 140 characters. I may read an author's blog. I will not follow the tweets.
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An argument for
Ambiguous Bathroom Signage

I really do not care what sign they put up. I'm going in the one with the urinals. If women see urinals they are in the wrong place. Its a mistake you make once, maybe twice if alcohol is involved. So let the curtains match the drapes.
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An argument against
Intelligent design

It is religion and not science and does not belong in the public schools.
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An argument for
Peeing while sitting down

AS you get older things happen. You may dribble a bit. Your stream may split into multiple directions.If you live with others and notice a wet spot on the floor after urination then one must sit to urinate out of common courtesy.
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An argument against
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

5 hour hours of game play in the single player (story) mode does not make a 60 game. The they went and through in a "controversial" level to build hype and increase interest. In this level you ply a terrorist and while you are not required to mow down masses of civilians, the entire scene is pretty disturbing.
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An argument for
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

Perhaps the best multiplayer available. The are a lot of maps and a lot of weapons and every bonus has something that can counter it. Infinity ward could have sold the multiplayer as a stand alone product.
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An argument against
ArgueHow

Getting more love than 13 guys named ed.
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An argument against
The Courtesy Flush

Sometimes you need to need to punish others with your stench. It gives an evil sort of joy.
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An argument for
Seatbelt Laws

Driving is a privileged not a right. People agree to obey all traffic laws when they get their driving license. People do not have a right to make themselves a burden on society because they find a simple safety device to be annoying. No one is harmed by the law. No's freedom of movement is being restricted by the law.
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An argument for
Google Wave

I enjoy the conversation format. I see myself using it as a primary form of electronic communication once it gets out of beta (or everyone I trade email with is invited).
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An argument for
The War on Drugs

If people signed a waiver that said they would neither seek nor accept state paid for medical help when buying their hardcore drugs they can shoot up and melt away in a corner for all I care (heck Id say a state cremation could probably be thrown in too), but they do not have the right to abuse drugs then make themselves a burden on the rest of society.

Your average pot head may cry foul against this argument in that their drug of choice isn't so instantly addictive or destructive as hard drugs. Weed will give you cancer just like cigarettes if you smoke it long enough. We may not have outlawed tobacco, but we've raised the tax so high that people can not afford to buy them and the only place they are free to smoke anymore is in their own home or outside away from other people.
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An argument for
Zombies are scarier than vampires

Anne Rice almost single handedly destroyed the scariness factor of vampires. Here popular books struck a chord with the lonely and the frightened and made them all long to be these hyper sexual super immortals who glide through the centuries with their secret band of immortal brethren. The twilight angst spewing teenage vampires are a direct result of her work and could not even dream of instilling the type of fear we see in the new and improve zombie media.
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An argument against
An army of Zombies & an army of Vampires VS. an army of Ditkas?

You can't make this decision without some clarification. What kind of vampires? Nosferatu, White Wolf (role playing game publisher), Twilight (shudder), Anne Rice?

Zombies also vary. Left 4 Dead zombies are scary tough whereas Night of the living dead zombies are the classic slow moving moaners.

Then there is Ditka. The grizzled old man that he is now or the 1985 coach who brought glory to the city? Ditka the restaurateur could not convince the city or the state that the anti smoking ban would hurt business. That Ditka not so tough.

For and against does not really work here.
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An argument against
Everclear

There is nothing social about this beverage. It has one purpose: to make you so completely drunk you black out or forget how to be human. People who drink everclear with this intent ought to start asking questions like:
Why do I need to be this drunk?
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Will I get help before my liver implodes?
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An argument for
Punditry

Punditry is nothing new or even that dirty compared to earlier american politics. We are a bit more exposed to it because 24 hour news stations need to fill time and keep pulling in viewers when there is no real news to cover. I would never call what they do journalism. But it does give the viewers something they either identify with or something they can point to and say, "I stand in opposition to all these people represent."
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An argument against
Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Fresh supply of organ donors every year.
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An argument for
Bluetooth Headsets

They can be used in conjunction with a hood or hat to keep from exposing ones entire face to talk on the phone during the winter time. I cannot count the number of times I've seen people standing outside a noisy business to talk on a phone, even in the dead of winter.
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An argument against
Iran should be prohibited from developing uranium enrichment technology.

The Israelis will take care of the problem long before the UN or the USA get around to deciding what if anything should be done since most of the missiles would be pointed at them in the first place.
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An argument against
13 Guys Named Ed Podcast

I'm afraid the hosts do not have the time to record and post a show on a weekly basis. To build and maintain an audience the show needs to be available on the website at the same time every week or every other week. Not knowing when the show is going to be available makes me less likey to make it part of my routine.
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An argument against
13 Guys Named Ed Podcast

The hosts are occasionally unprepared to talk about the topics they selected or just blow through topics in an effort to get to the end of the show. If the hosts do not sound like they are having a good time talking about things they want to talk about they will have a hard time getting the listeners to come back for the next show.
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An argument for
13 Guys Named Ed Podcast

The sound on the show is great. The conversations are engaging. It is also quite fun to be a guest host and be proven right about the entire walmart is going to get into it with amazon thing weeks after jeff said I was wrong.
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An argument against
Facebook

The settings do not default to the highest level of privacy. Many people who use facebook are not internet or security savvy and give up a lot of information that they ought to keep private.
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An argument for
Graduate School

A great way to avoid trying to break into the job market in this terrible economy.
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An argument for
High School Reunion

Facebook is not a replacement for being in the same room with people and seeing if the person they are is the person you remember. People change and a high school reunion is a great way to see people you have a shared background and memory with.
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An argument for
Peer to Peer File Sharing

When you aren't stealing this is a great way to distribute media. It takes the onus off of one sight to host a file provide for a large amount of bandwidth. It is also a good way for an artist who is getting started to distribute their own music without incurring the cost of hosting it on a site.
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An argument against
Medicinal Marijuana

You are smoking harmful chemicals. THC pills have been made and would be proscribed by doctors if they thought that was the best way to manage a problem. These people aren't looking to take medicine. They are looking to get high.
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An argument against
Large Hadron Collider

The mini black holes may not destroy the universe but this could certainly lead to terrifying new weapons technologies.
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An argument against
Credding

I'm seeing a lot of credding crudding arguments people agree with or disagree with. People who enjoy a popular point of view can put up weak arguments against their own argument and due to the weight of their popular opinion the bad argument raises much farther than it should, quite possibly to the top.
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An argument against
Sarah Palin

She did not finish her term as governor. People in her state and in her party raised and spent a lot of money to get her in that office because they believed she was the right person for the job and she let them down.
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An argument against
The term douchebag in every day speech

Douchebag and fuck both illustrate a laziness of thought. I never said it was the only appropriate word. I said that people use it in the place of traditional swear words as a somehow more socially acceptable slur. Colostomy bag would fit the bill perfectly. It implies ickyness and and but is sanitized of the more crude reference. People wont use it not because it does not flow, but rather because they the because the term douchebag is much more heavily loaded with meaning.

I would like to note that you are crudding my arguments against because you do not agree with my claim of misogyny, not because they are they bad arguments against using the word. I on the other had find a silly sounding word argument to be poor when people could just work a little harder to find a better insult that to use publically or in mixed company We have one of the most diverse languages on the planet, borrowing words, phrases and ideas from almost every other language we encounter. Surely we can do better.
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An argument for
Hi-Def Television

It is a major step forward in broadcast television. It is the first time this quality of picture is being provided free to the home. This kind of quality prior to HD-TV was only to be found in pay for TV services or through the purchase of DVDs.
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An argument against
Hi-Def Television

The receiver boxes do not really work that well with analog boxes. If people want to get a decent picture in their home they are now forced to upgrade to a new box or pay for cable or satellite.
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An argument against
The term douchebag in every day speech

The "moderately amusing and intriguing sequence of sounds" argument is a matter of perception. When one use the term that may be their intent, but what i perceive is latent misogyny. At its most basic its says dirty girl parts are icky and bad and by equating this person with dirty girl parts I'm saying they are bad too.
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An argument against
The term douchebag in every day speech

Has our culture become so incredibly misogynistic that when we do not like or approve of another persons behavior that we have to refer to them as a device used to clean female genitalia? Why is this term acceptable when more traditional four letter explicatives are what we really mean. Are we so unoriginal that we as a culture can not find a better way to refer to someone with disdain?If you think some one is a fuck, call them a fuck. Calling some a douchebag is in no way more acceptable.
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An argument against
Flintstones

It is an animated version of the honeymooners set in the stone age. It teaches children that married people frequently lie and play tricks on each other to avoid each others company.
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An argument against
Neti Pots

Frequent neti pot use can cause infections. If a person suffers from regular nasal or sinus infections one should consult a doctor to find the source of the infection instead of trying to home remedy it with the saline solution.
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An argument for
Bottled water

People actually drink water instead of a carbonated beverage.
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An argument against
Apple, Inc.

You can not open up an apple product without voiding your warranty. You will have to upgrade your entire machine every time instead of extending the life of the machine with incremental improvements.
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An argument for
Balloon Boy Family

They are the epitome of reality TV culture. We need more of this sort of nonsense to wake people up to the kind of culture they are creating. Perhaps networks will actually be scared to are "alternative programming" and might go back to thinks like scripted plots and talented actors.
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An argument against
Nintendo Wii

Developers feel that because the wii remote has a motion sensor they need to add a stick wiggle part to every single game no matter how much it disrupts the flow of the game.
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An argument for
Nintendo Wii

Most child friendly titles.
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An argument against
College Football

They are used as farm teams from professional sports but many teams are paid for with taxes. The game would be better served if a football minor league was instituted and college football teams were eliminated.
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An argument against
Green Party (U.S.)

People feel it draws support away from the Democratic party.
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An argument for
Premium Gasoline

Engines are designed to run with a certain octane of gasoline. High performance engines usually require a higher octane. You are not buying better gas but the best gas suited to the needs of an engine. People should not buy premium just because they want the best they should buy it if that is what their car requires. This is a case where an owner needs to read the manual.
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An argument against
Marriage

With the current high failure rate and the high cost of divorce It may be better to enter into a renewable contract as opposed to a lifelong commitment.
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An argument for
Marriage

A public statement of the love, devotion and commitment of a couple.
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An argument against
Atlas Shrugged

From a literary point of view this book need serious editing, especially the speech by John Galt. The author makes a point, illustrates it through the life of her characters and repeats it to absurdity. While I do not agree with the authors point of view she can be a compelling story teller and the book could have been a good read if it had been cut do to a third its original size.
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An argument against
Elton John

William Shatner doing Rocket man.
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An argument for
Elton John

Rocket man.
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An argument for
Green Party (U.S.)

It espouses a much more liberal point of view than the Democratic Party.
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An argument against
World Series of Poker

Least exciting TV ever.
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An argument against
Home Schooling

Beyond the requirement that a lesson plan be filed, there is no real requirements about the quality and kind of education a child can receive. Lesson plans can be found online.
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An argument against
ShamWow

Vince is just plain creepy.
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An argument against
Verizon

They are increasing their early termination fee by 175 dollars.
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An argument against
Sarah Palin

She made George bush look like an accomplished orator.
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An argument against
iPhone

It is way too expensive. You are locked into a data plan and one of the most useful tools, the gps, comes at a fee. This is a toy for the rich instead of a tool for the masses.
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