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Unformatted text preview: SCFI 2010 Topicality Al Jefferson ___ of ___ Index Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce its military and/or police presence in one or more of the following: South Korea, Japan, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey. 1 SCFI 2010 Topicality Al Jefferson ___ of ___ *** PROCEDURALS *** 2 SCFI 2010 Topicality Al Jefferson ___ of ___ A-Spec 1NC A. Interpretation and violation the aff must specify which of the 3 branches of the federal government passes the plan B. Violation they specify the ___________ C. This is a voter for Competitive equity 1. Ground We lose agent specific counter plans and Disads 2. Conditionality resolved means a firm course of action - Thats the American Heritage dictionary not specifying allows 2AC clarification which decks predictability and means they are not topical 3. No solvency no such actor as the united states federal government, only specific branches Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially reduce its military and/or police presence in one or more of the following: South Korea, Japan, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Iraq, Turkey. 3 SCFI 2010 Topicality Al Jefferson ___ of ___ A-Spec 2NC 90% of policy education comes from debates about implementation Elmore 80 (Prof. Public Affairs at University of Washington, PolySci Quarterly 79-80, p. 605) The emergence of implementation as a subject for policy analysis coincides closely with the discovery by policy analysts that decisions are not self- executing. Analysis of policy choices matter very little if the mechanism for implementing those choices is poorly understood in answering the question, "What percentage of the work of achieving a desired governmental action is done when the preferred analytic alternative has been identified?" Allison estimated that in the normal case, it was about 10 percent, leaving the remaining 90 percent in the realm of implementation. No Solvency - The USFG does not exist Brovero 94 (Adrienne, Debate Coach, Immigration Policies, http://www.wfu.edu/Student- organizations/debate/MiscSites/DRGArticles/Brovero1994Immigration.htm ) The problem is not that there is not a plan; this time there is one. The problem is that there is no agent specified. The federal government does not enact policies, agents or agencies within the federal government enact policies. The agent enacting a policy is a very important aspect of the policy. For some of the same reasons the affirmative team should specify a plan of action, the affirmative team should specify an agent of action. 4 SCFI 2010 Topicality Al Jefferson ___ of ___ O-spec 1NC A. Interpretation and violation the Aff must defend all three branches of the federal government they dont -- they specify their agent We have definitional support the is a mass noun American Heritage 2K Used before a singular noun indicating that the noun is generic: The wolf is an endangered species....
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