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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    1923 - UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Stanley Baldwin and US Secretary of the Treasury Andrew Mellon agree to reschedule repayment of Britain's $4.5 billion war debt over 62 years
    1923 - WMC-AM in Memphis TN begins radio transmissions
    1968 - WKBF TV channel 61 in Cleveland, Ohio (IND) begins broadcasting
    1968 - Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill calls for "a new endeavour by organisations in Northern Ireland to cross denominational barriers and advance the cause of better community relations"
    1970 - UCLA fires Angela Davis for being a communist
    1984 - Francesco Moser bicycles world record time: 50,808 km
    1987 - Guy Hunt becomes Alabama's 1st Republican governor since 1874
    1991 - 42nd NHL All-Star Game, Chicago Stadium: Campbell Conference beats Wales Conference, 11-5; Vincent Damphousse, Toronto, C
    1994 - -36°F (-38°C) in New Whiteland, Indiana (state record)
    2013 - The 2012-2013 NHL season begins after a 119-day lockout

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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