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Unformatted text preview: include planks: Agency Mandates Funding Enforcement Talk about advantages of your solution, and how it solves the problem (solvency). Opposition Burdens Defend the status quo by either denying or minimizing ill. Or repair the present system by providing your own case. Direct point by point refutation of the Government case. If desirable, offer alternative solution to the Government team. Burden of rejoinder: your job is to clash, clash, clash with all Government points. You enjoy presumption at the start of the debate; your job is to hold onto that. In other words, the status quo is sufficient unless the Government team proves otherwise. Your team is defending status quo, but also offering an offensive position....
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course COMM 40 at San Jose State University .