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Once again, the conversation gets too heated, and the selection of a state muffin has to be shelved until next year.
'Help me test my arguing skills, Kate...tell me something think is absolutely true....Too late, under the spin ninja rules on combat, I won when you paused to think.'
Danae's Debating Career: 'I'm never talking to girls again...'
Danae's Debating Career: 'Do you have any tips on winning arguments, daddy?'
Danae's Debating Career: 'I'm practicing argument-winning techniques...all that matters is the appearance of winning it.'
"I beg to differ, I find 'Bad' to be every bit as good as, and in some respects far superior to, 'Thriller.' "
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"We could argue forever about whether or not that was justified.
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This Bus Runs on Punditry
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"Watching people argue about the world situation night after night makes me feel like I'm doing something about it."
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"And now the conservative view."
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"Furthermore, my opponent does not believe in Canadian Unexceptionalism."
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"You picked the wrong religion, period. I'm not going to argue about it."
"And now I'll open up the floor to softballs."
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"I got into the stupidest thing with my reflection this morning."
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"That's not just my opinion. It also happens to be the opinion of some guy on NPR."
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"That's how you think because you're an egghead."
Your logic is flaccid and your data suppositional, dawg!
Cockfight of words
"Afterward, there will be a short Q. and A. that will be just long enough for one person to take up too much of it."
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When statisticians argue.
And now, for a rebuttal.
'And tonight our pundits will be debating the issue, 'do extra terrestrials exist?'
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"After considerable deliberation, my esteemed colleagues at Oxford and I have come to the conclusion that you are a poo poo-head."
How many workers does it take to put up a Christmas decoration?