I’ve been coaching debate since 1995. I’ve had literally thousands go through my programs and study my materials. I’m very proud of the champions who have succeeded under my coaching watch. But I have a secret to tell you: I never debated in high school.
In case you missed the tit-for-tat last week about Sen. Warren’s attempt to impugn adversaries as racists, this video should explain its importance.
“We are becoming a country incapable of having debates anymore.” —Marco Rubio
Please share this…even watch it with your children.
Last night’s debate between Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders was exactly the kind of entertainment America needs. We need more “Debate Nights” like this: value debates that unapologetically clash between the two conflicting worldviews of today’s politics.
I will be with head coaches Vance Trefethen and Travis Herche for four days of extensive debate training. Students and coaches are welcome to join us in Monument, Colorado, on the gorgeous Ponderosa Event & Conference Center.
For the second year in a row, I was the tournament photographer for the Mile Mountain Conquest at CCU (see 2016 Photos Here). Technical difficulties kept the slideshow from happening at awards, unfortunately. Nonetheless, here are the top photos of the tournament.
“How can you support such a vile man?” is pretty much what my relatives and old friends have been asking me of my support for the Trump presidency. Early on, I was against Trump, but I eventually turned to cast my vote for him, support him, and even appreciate him. This post explains how I came to such conclusions.
I attended our debate club last night in Castle Rock. Popcorn and soda livened up the evening. One of the coaches gave a short lesson on analyzing how the presidential candidates should be evaluated. If only they acted presidential.
The debater on the right, Josh Craddock, is a student at Harvard Law School who was published last week in Harvard’s Journal on Legislation. Guess what he used? The same case that brought him to NCFCA Nationals in 2009!