We post an assertion to be argued for or against, and ask all of our writers to come to the table for a good honest debate. Comments are now open to all readers. ASSERTION: Neither is it the government’s duty, nor is the government well-equipped, to make broad attempts to lift people out of poverty.
We’re having a lively debate here at the Avocado Jungle on the limits, if any, to profit. Is it okay to profit off of the poor and sick? Is there a need to regulate such ideas? Are there things we should just do for one another so that everyone benefits equally?
Welcome to the first AVJ Writers’ Debate! We’ll post an assertion to be argued for or against, and ask all of our writers to come to the table for a good honest debate. Comments are now open to all readers. ASSERTION: The government should help to ensure that no business profits excessively off the sick, disabled, or poor.
Too often our elected officials use their official positions to spin, stretch and sometimes out right lie about any given issue that may be in debate in government. On CNN’s iReport today I proposed the idea of a Truth Amendment to the Constitution that would require any and all elected officials to swear to tell the truth in the same manner anyone in a court of law may be required.