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The following consists of the complete season release of cases and briefs from for the topic listed below. Upon purchase, you will have access to a Word Document containing each of the cases and briefs listed. NOTE: Notice the release dates at the footer of every page. It is strongly advised to check each hyperlink before running any piece of evidence in an official debate round.
Resolved: That the United States federal government should substantially reform its revenue generation policies.
Monument Introduction Articles
- History of Federal Revenue
- American Revolution
- Civil War
- Pollock v. Farmers’ Loan & Trust Co.
- 16th Amendment to the Constitution
- History of Income Taxation
- Social Insurance Taxes
- Other Forms of Revenue
- Status Quo of Revenue Generation
- Congressional Budget Office
- CBO Options for Revenue Generation
- Case Summaries
- Answer Key
Monument Cases, 2A Extensions and Negative Breifs
- Policing for Profit
The Case for Abolishing Civil Asset Forfeiture
- Das Kapital
The Case for Abolishing the Capital Gains Tax
- None of Your Business
The Case for Abolishing the Corporate Income Tax
- Enough Is Enough
The Case for the Debt Limit
- Declare the Pennies on Your Eyes
The Case for Repealing the Estate Tax
- Who’s the Fairest of Them All?
The Case for the Fair Tax
- And Justice for All
The Case for the Flat Tax
- Free at Last
The Case for Free Trade
- Home Sweet Home
The Case for Abolishing the Mortgage Interest Deduction
- A Rock and a Hard Place
The Case for Reforming the 1872 Mining Law
- Too Much of a Good Thing
The Case for Ending the Employee Health Insurance Tax Exemption
- We Can’t Go on Like This
The Case for the Value Added Tax (VAT)
Purchase includes five Word documents covering the content listed above:
- Monument Introduction Articles (44 pages)
- Monument Cases and Breifs (290 pages)
History of This Resolution
Stoa 2011-2012 Policy Resolution
This sourcebook was provided in print edition for the 2011-2012 Stoa resolution listed above. The cover was taken from the award ceremony from the year before at Focus on the Family, the venue for a local tournament in Colorado Springs. The tournament developed a relationship with Focus on the Family that brought the 2012 National Tournament of Champions at the end of the year, the largest homeschool national tournament to that date. Co-author of Blue Book Chris Jeub ran this national tournament.
Monument Publishing ran a Nationals Intensive Training Camp (NITC) in Manitou Springs, Colorado, the weekend before the 2012 NITOC. Vance Trefethen was Skyped in from France to coach students and work on their cases. Several policy awards came out of the preparation given at the preparatory camp.