Who is the judge?

The judge is God.

Why is he God?

Because he decides who wins or loses,

Not my opponent.

Who is your opponent?

He does not exist.

Why does he not exist?

Because he is a mere dissenting voice

to the truth I speak.

-The Great Debaters, 2007


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    1924 - Russian city of St Petersburg renamed Leningrad; it was changed back in 1991
    1925 - Sandler follows Branting as premier of Sweden
    1960 - Algeria uprises against French president De Gaulle
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    1963 - Buddy Rogers and Lou Thesz wrestle in Toronto, Rogers becomes WWF wrestling champ and Thesz becomes NWA champion
    1999 - 49th NHL All-Star Game: North America beats World 8-6 at Tampa, Florida
    2007 - 55th NHL All-Star Game: West beats East 12-9 at Dallas, Texas
    2010 - AFC Championship Game: Indianapolis Colts beat New York Jets 30-17

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  • Singapore National Debate Team Exhibition Match
    Singapore National Debate Team Exhibition Match The National Debate Team representing Singapore at the 2011 World Schools Debating Championships in Dundee, Scotland, will be holding an exhibition debate on Wednesday 22 June 2011 at 1700 hours (5pm). The debate will be held at the Arts House. The National team will be facing a team of distinguished Sinapore National Team Alumni such as Aaron Maniam, Timothy Yap and Joshua Hiew. Everyone...
    23 May 2011
  • Debate Videos added
    New videos featuring debates from the World Schools Debating Championships and the African Schools Debating Championships have been added to the Media Gallery. Enjoy!
    11 May 2011