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Championship CX

Student School
Carl Fitz - Jeff Liu A&M Consolidated High School
Nicholas Chan - Ayesha Malik Alief Kerr High School
Christine Umeh - Silvia Chicas Alief Kerr High School
Mansi Sheth - Dimpy Desai Awty International School
Ziad Saqr - Nicolas Preti Awty International School
Rachel Panella - Shannel Young Burleson High School
Emily Hales - Brandy Delano Burleson High School
*Natalie Rambis - Anna Sheffield Caddo Magnet High School
Zhenzhen Shi - Taylor Templeton Caddo Magnet High School
Erick Coleman - Dale Higdon Caddo Magnet High School
William Hollomon - Coleman Cox Channelview
*Andrew Murray - Alex Nasr Colleyville Heritage High School
*Risha Bhattacharjee - Erika Provost Coppell High School
*Tyer Bagley - Joe Donaghy Coppell High School
Molly Ford - Ryan Malone Corsicana High School
*Matthew Malek - Meagan Sanchez Crosby High School
Ashley Lance - Josh Jennings Crosby High School
*Kevin Clarke - Shikhar Singh Dulles High School
Austin Comer - Saad Khalid Dulles High School
Delilah Agho-Otoghile - Andi Mucasey Dulles High School
Sofia Gil - Ben Chou Dulles High School
Zain Shiekh - Usamah Andrabi Dulles High School
Cabot Dimick - Zain Raza Edmond Memorial High School
Kristin Novakowski - Kelsey Nowell Edmond Memorial High School

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Jacob Warmath - Cristin Ortega Edmond North High School
Reese Smith - Dillon Kang Edmond North High School
Zack Bates - Zoey Fryhover Edmond Santa Fe High School
Stephen Pettyjohn - Isaac Idicula Elkins High School
*Stormee Massey - Lauren Fuhr Flower Mound High School
Rebecca Rothfeld - Michael Luxemburg Georgetown Day School
*Farhad Mirzadeh - Shelby Pryor Grapevine High School
*David Jagneaux - Eric Wey Grapevine High School
*Jacob Quinn - Amy Schade Grapevine High School
Mark Schmitz - Sebastian Barnes Grapevine High School
Nathan Kirksey - Kevin Williams Grapevine High School
*Priya Krishna - Arnav Kejriwal Greenhill School
Rebecca Drapkin - Avantika Banerjee Greenhill School
Ayesha Malik

Kush Patel - Chris Patterson Greenhill School

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*Akshay Bhushan - Lyall Stuart Greenhill School
Alex Ades - Dana Snay Gulliver Prep
Abe Totapally - Mercy Corrodor Gulliver Prep
Greg Adler - Jorge Toledo Gulliver Prep
Allan Horn - Joshua Barkow Gulliver Prep
Andrew Cornish - Tyler Gregston Hallsville High School
Jessica Mccreary - Nicole West Hallsville High School
Taylor Wilhite - Matthew Brooks Hallsville High School
Erin Dulaney - Neil Mccray Hallsville High School
Troy Davis - Christopher Chapa Harlingen South High School
*Paul Shipman - Dillon Lucas Hebron High School
Samuel Johnson - Hudson Davis Hendrickson High School
*Weston Watts - Sierra Shear Heritage Hall
*Alex Horton - Laura Wolf Heritage Hall
Cooper Shear - Philip Holsted Heritage Hall
*Collin Poirot - Rett Young Highland Park (Dallas)
Samuel Lecates - Trey Deitch Highland Park (Dallas)
Stephanie Philip - Susanna Samuel Hightower High School
Ketan Kapasi - Steven Palasi Hightower High School
*Zachary Olivier - Samara Faisal Houston Memorial High School
Zirwa Baseer - Vania Aragon Irving MacArthur High School
*Natalie San Luis - Nathan DuPont Jack C. Hays High School
Ryan Kelkar - Michael Masterson Jenks High School
*Charlie Minato - Carson Young Jesuit College Prep
Bradley Craig - Albert Karam Jesuit College Prep
Sullivan Mccormick - Ryan Gorman Jesuit College Prep
Jerry Benavides - Joel Diamond Jesuit College Prep
*Hunter McCullough - Caleb Braun Joshua High School
Omar Ali - Aditya Shetkar Katy Taylor High School

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Api Mysore - Anand Muthusamy Katy Taylor High School
Clara Yoon - Emily Wang Liberal Arts and Science Academy - LBJ High School
Rachel Palacios - Nancy Sang Liberal Arts and Science Academy - LBJ High School
Julia Bodiford - Meredith Wilson Lindale
Arik Burakovsky - Gannon Nelson Los Alamos High School
Seth Katz - William Phillips Los Alamos High School
Ben Batha - Daniel Cox Los Alamos High School
Eduardo Zerbe - Stephanie Lamas MacArthur
*Marc Flores - PJ Martinez Mercedes High School
Frank Garza - Leo Vela Mercedes High School
Carlos Cardenas - Marisa Deleon Mercedes High School
David Manella - Mark Trouville Pine Crest Preparatory School
Ayesha Malik

*Kevin Jiang - Steven Sander Polytechnic School


Yeji Han - Isabella Alcazar Reagan HS

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Danetta Brown - Jade Cherry Robert E. Lee
Tania Cheek - Cynthia Garcia Robert E. Lee
*Ridwan Hoq - Blake Henson Round Rock High School
Renata Baretto - Drew Garcia Saint Mary's Hall
Steven Wulfe - Ian Lopez Saint Mary's Hall
Estefania Benitez - Jose Ramones Sharyland High School
Ambika Shetty - Waifah Jordan St. Agnes Academy
Elizabeth Lucas - Jennifer Tapia St. Agnes Academy
Elizabeth Garrison - Christina Dunigan St. Agnes Academy
*Lee Sargent - Purav Brahmbhatt St. Andrew's Episcopal School
*Alex Miles - Alex Gulakov St. Mark's School of Texas
*Aly Mithani - Jay Juster St. Mark's School of Texas
Jacob Wikman - Rishee Batra St. Mark's School of Texas
*Max Grunewald - Kevin Hale St. Mark's School of Texas
Roland Salatino - Spencer Williams St. Mark's School of Texas
Jonathan Chen - Rishi Roy St. Mark's School of Texas
*Stephen Li - Rishi Das St. Mark's School of Texas
*Noureen Nanjee - Harry Hantel The Kinkaid School
*Nikhil Bontha - Robert Baldwin The Kinkaid School
*Craig Smyser - Layne Kirshon The Kinkaid School
Andrew Huang - Anuraag Das The Kinkaid School
Merrick Wilson - Aaron Chen The Kinkaid School
*Preston Stolte - Hank Stolte Thorndale High School
David Mullins - John Baker Westlake High School
Gautam Upadhya - Nishu Mehta Westwood High School
Varun Voruganti - Balam Budwal Westwood High School
*Sneha Dasgupta - Marta Chlistonoff Westwood High School
Brian Kersch - Jeffrey Xu Westwood High School
*Amy Senders - Junaid Tayyab Westwood High School

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Neeraja Koneru - Jackie Wu Westwood High School
Rekha Tenjarla - Christina Qiu Westwood High School
*Steven Murray - Sandra Gonzalez Westwood High School
Daniel Name - Cristina Alvarado Winston Churchill HS
Kelly Cunningham - Chris Solis Winston Churchill HS
Mario Villaplana - Avi Munoz Winston Churchill HS
Rachel West - Aaron Ranieri Winston Churchill HS

117 entries

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Ayesha Malik

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*Caddo Magnet Rambis-Sheffield
AFF: SPS
PLAN: The USFG should amend section 110.26 of 10 Code of Federal Relations to include Iran on the list
of countries requiring no specific nuclear export license as an incentive to increase alternative energy.
ADV:
• Threat (Bush Derpiction of Iran = Ontological Construct/Threat Fantasies of Danger 
Genocidal Atrocities, Extinction)
• Symbol (Fantasizing Scenarios Nuclear Suicide, Projection of Fear/The Bomb Intertwined 
Exterminating Threats, The Bomb = Death/Total Destruction  Cold War)
NEG:
• Chaloupka K
• Kitsch K
• Consult Egypt CP
• T – Alternative Energy
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*Coleyville Murray-Nasr
AFF: Nuclear Power
PLAN: The Department of Energy should expand loan guarantees for domestic civilian nuclear power.
ADV:
• Warming (Climate Change  Hurts Agriculture Agriculture K2 Russian/Balkan Stability 
Russian Instability  Nuclear War  CO2 Emissions  Ocean Acidification  Loss of
Biodiversity Extinction, Nuclear Power = Salvation)
• Nuclear Leadership (Limits on Loan Guarantees Block Investment Collapse of Nuclear Industry
Risk of Proliferation Growing, Non-Proliferation Leadership Key, Vital to US Technological
Leadership  Poorly Managed Transition  Proliferation/Terrorism  Extinction)
MECH: Loan Guarantees
AFF: Space Nuclear Power
PLAN: The USFG should provide funding for the National Aeronautic and Space Administration for the
development of space based nuclear power.
ADV:
• Space Colonization (Extinction Inevitable; A. Nuclear War and Resource Conflicts, B.
Overpopulation, Environmental Decay, C. Asteroids, Volcanoes; Nuclear Energy Good, Space
Colonization Prevents Extinction, Moon Unsustainable Colony, Mars; NASA Funding Nuclear
Propulsion Deep-Space Exploration)

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• Hegemony (US Space Control Vulnerable, Militarization Non-Unique, US Dominance Prevents
Other Countries Competition Global War Extinction; Federal Support Key; International
Cooperation Fails)
MECH: Direct Funding
NEG:
• T – Substantially = 60%
• China Trade Protectionism CP
• Russia LNG DA
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Ayesha Malik

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*Coppell Bhattacharjee-Provost
AFF: Military Solar Nanotechnology
PLAN: The USFG should substantially increase funding to the United States Armed Forces for the military
development of solar-power nanotechnology in the United States. Contention 1 is The Dark Side The
military is inefficient with energy and wants alternative energy sources—but it needs more funding.
ADV:
• China Competition (China Leading in Nanotechnology World War Extinction)
• Regulations (Military K2 Regulation Unregulated Nanotechnology Arms Race Conflict)
• Space Control (Photovoltaics Military Strength  Hegemony Solves Nuclear War; Khalilzad)
TRICKS: Non-Unique Disads (Funding High, Not Perceived by Public, AE Now) Grey Goo Outdated
NEG:
• T – Incentives = Positive
• T – Direct Increase
• Obama Transition DA
• States CP
• Security K
• Supermajority Bad DA
• Hegemony Bad (Terrorism, Australia, India, Proliferation)
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*Coppell Bagly-Donaghy
AFF: Algae
PLAN: The USFG should authorize advance purchase of algae biofuels for the air force.
ADV:
• Iraq/Terrorism
• Hegemony
• Oil Dependence
MECH: Advance Purchase
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*Crosby Malek-Sanchez
AFF: SPS
ADV:
• Space Control (US Vulnerability Space Pearl Harbor 12 Nations Building Anti-Satellite  US
Weapons Vulnerable  International Backlash Global Nuclear War; US SPS K2 Influence)
NEG:

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• Consult China CP
• ASPEC
• T-In the US
• T- Incentives
• Congress DA
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Ayesha Malik

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* Dulles Clarke-Singh
AFF: Nuclear Power
ADV:
• Economic Meltdown
o Blackouts
o Transition
o Jobs
AFF: Chaos
• Ecoterrorism (Environmentalism = Fallout from Morality, AEI = Conceptualize ―Nature‖, No
Singular Truth/Concept)
• Affirm Changing Nature (View of Unchanging World/Nature  Limitless Destruction)
• Environmental Ethics (Legitimizes Destruction)
• Our role of the ballot is nothing too high-fallutin’ or intricate. The resolution is just another
normative statement about the desirability of policies that no one here can ever effectuate change on.
Instead of ironically pretending to be what are not to be more ―real world‖. We engage in a debate –
a controversial claim and warrant about how we should approach both the question the resolution
asks us to consider and the resolution as an object in debate, a force which comes to pervade the
preparation, debate and decision.
• Unfixed Nature
• Making Distinctions
NEG:
• Nietzsche K
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*Dulles Sheikh- Andrabi
AFF: OTEC
ADV:
• Aquaculture
• Hurricanes
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Dulles: Hydrogen, Nuke Navy?
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Dulles Agho-Otoghlie-Mucasey
AFF: Natives
ADV:
• Poverty

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o Dehumanization (Berube)
o Colonialism
o Self-Determination
MECH: PTC
TRICKS: Deontological Framework
NEG:
• T - Increase = Pre-existing
• T - Increase = Direct/T - Incentive ≠ Mandatory
• Colombia Free Trade DA (No CFTA  Deforestation Loss of Amazon Rainforest  Loss of
Biodiversity  Environmental Collapse)
• Russian Oil DA (Russian Economy Oil-Dependent  Decreased Oil Use Russian Economic
Collapse Global Economic Collapse)
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Dulles Chau-Gil
AFF: (Above)
Ayesha Malik

NEG: (Above)
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Dulles Dumlao-Shah
AFF: Nuclear Power
NEG:
• XO CP
• Presidential Powers DA N/B
• Give Back the Land K
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Elkins Pettyjohn-Idicula
AFF: "Shit"/Critical Mass
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*Flower Mound Massey-Fuhr
AFF: Brownfields
PLAN: The USFG should authorize funding for a pilot program to create Brightfields on Brownfields in the
United States. The USFG should exempt local governments from liability under the comprehensive
Environmental Response and Liability Act.
ADV:
• Movement (Brownfields = Environmental Justice Issue, Brightfields Key, Live in Unhelathy
Conditions, Bullard; Environmental Justice K2 Solving Dehumanization; Dehumanization
Outweighs, Berube; Reject Racism in Every Instance, Barndt)
• Crime (Environment Crime Lifetime Anguish/Struggle)
MECH: Funding
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*Grapevine Mirzadeh-Pryor
AFF: DoD SBSP
PLAN: The USFG should provide incentives to the department of defense for research, development, and
implementation of space-based solar power satellites. We’ll clarify.
ADV:
• Warming (Warming Real, CO2 Emissions)
o Ice (Harsher Winter Ice Age Ice Sheets Extinction)
o Hunger (Pests, Famable Weather, Extreme Weather Kill Billions)
• Oil (Squo Use = 7.8 Million Barrels/Daily; SBSP Covers Oil Use, Costs Less in Long Term)
o Economy (Peak Oil Now Economic Downturn Power Wars Kills Billions)
o Resource Wars (Dependency Military Invasions for Foreign Oil)
o Hegemony (US Lead in Satellite, Unilateral = Soft Power/International Cooperation Prevent

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Nuclear Annihilation; Kagan)
MECH: Incentive (Not Spec)
AFF: SPS
PLAN: The USFG should become an anchor tenant purchaser of space based solar power technology. The
USFG should establish a policy prohibiting the transmission of solar power generated by space based solar
power fueled satellites into the Earth’s atmosphere. The USFG should prohibit the use of space generated
solar power for fueling space based weapons We reserve the right to clarify.
ADV:
• Nuclear Power (Perception of Space Nuclear Power Nuclear War Extinction, SPS Replace)
• Space Militarization (SPS Unreliable Weapon  Militarization War Extinction)
NEG:
• Eliminate Subsidies for Coal and Natural Gas CP
• DOHA DA (DOHA Now  Protectionism)
• Pure War/Reps/Security K
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Ayesha Malik

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*Grapevine Jagneaux-Wey
AFF: Algae Biofuels
PLAN: The USFG should guarantee the Department of Defense the ability to enter into long-term contracts
for alternative energy based fuels. Requisite funding and enforcement may be provided.
ADV:
• Air Power (Oil Shocks  Instability  Crush US Air Power)
o Hegemony (Air Power K2 Global Power Projection Prevent Conflict; Khalilzad/Lesser)
o North Korea (US Troops Leave DMZ War on Korean Peninsula; Airpower Prevent Korean
War, Deters NK, Reassures Allies; Korean War Extinction)
o Peace Keeping Operations (UN Can’t Run Aircraft Operations  PKOs Hurt Fuel Costs 
No Recapitalization; Plan Resources)
MECH: Contracts
TRICKS: Non-Unique Disads (AE in Military Proposed in Congress Already)
NEG:
• T – Pre-existing
• T – Renewables
• JSF CP
• JSF Trade-off DA
• Saudi Relations Good DA
• Japan Relations Bad DA
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*Greenhill Krishna-Kejriwala
AFF: DoD
PLAN: The USFG should require that thirty percent of Department of Defense energy use come from
alternative energy by 2020 and substantially increase investment in alternative energy for use in Department
of Defense systems.
ADV:
• Hard Power (Energy Costs Hurt Military Oil Use/Fuel Dependence  Undermines Combat
Effectiveness/Warfighting Switch to Alternative Now is K2 Military Readiness/Iraq, Securing US
Energy Needs K2 Hegemony Prevent Global Conflicts; Kagan Decrease Stability War;
Ferguson Global Nuclear War; Khalilzad)
• Peak Oil (Peak Oil Now, Production Slowed, Oil Dependence  Oil Shocks Nuclear War; Oil
Dependency High Food Prices Deaths; Don’t Need to Prove Peak Oil Now; Industry Can’t
Meet Supply)

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MECH: Mandate
NEG:
• Earmark CP (US Congress fund inertial confinement fusion R&D to the DoE.)
• Internal Innovation N/B ( Turn: Research Credibility; Earmarks Unqualified Scientists)
• T – Incentives
• Aspec
• DOHA DA (Plan Collapse DOHA Anti-Dumping Extinction)
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Ayesha Malik

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*Greenhill Bhushan-Stuart
AFF: Renewable Fuel Standard
PLAN: The USFG should amend relevant definitions in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007
to include incentives for algae-derived fuels.
ADV:
• Biofuels
o Monocultures (Biofuels Monocultures Extinction)
o Food Security (Biofuels Threat to Food Security Transition Needed Deaths)
• Algae
o Airlines (High Oil Prices Cripple AirlinesDestroys Global Economy/US Soft Power
Economic Collapse Extinction; Bearden; Collapse of US Soft Power Nuclear/CGW War;
Algae Jet Fuel Sustainable Solution)
o Peak Phosphorus (Peak Phosphorus Coming Up Phosphorus K2 Sustain Life Wars 
Biological Weapons Nuclear War; Algae Solves by Producing Phosphorus)
MECH: Amend
NEG:
• T – Substantially = 60%
• Green Bubble DA (AE Incentives Bubble Burst Depression Economic Collapse 
Extinction; Bearden)
• Oil Shale CP (USFG remove prohibition on developing domestic oil shale resources, include oil
shale in the DoE’s R&D Portfolio.)
• Food Prices DA N/B
• Turn: Plan  EU Retaliation (US Services A. Financial, B. Communications, C. Consulting)
• Energy Prices DA (Plan Protectionism USEC Increases Uranium Prices Jacks Up Energy
Prices Long-Term  Hurt Economy; Mead)
• Objectivism K
• Clean Energy PIC
• 1-2-3 CP (The USFG ratify the Russian-U.S. Nuclear 1-2-3 Agreement, and lift barriers hindering
cooperation between Russian and U.S. Power Companies. CP creates cooperative agreement with
Russia over nuclear power. Solves waste and non-proliferation and avoids Trade/Politics DA.)
• India Nuclear Deal Good DA N/B
• Trade DA N/B (Plan CVD Russia Trade War Collapse Uranium Anti-DumpingDOHA)
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*Hebron Lucas-Shipman

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AFF: Nuclear Power
PLAN: The USFG should amend section 110.26 or 10 Code of Federal Relations to include Iran on the list
of countries which require no specific nuclear license.
ADV:
• Iran (Cold War Against Iran Foreign Policy Driven by Fear Assertion of Superiority 
Militarism War; Iranian Proliferation = Existential Threat Pre-emptive Strike)
• Nuclear Discourse (Demophobia  Change Governmental Framing of Nuclear Rhetoric Nuclear
War Never Occurs)
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Ayesha Malik

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*Heritage Hall Horton-Wolf
AFF: Fast Nuclear Reactors
PLAN: The USFG should substantially expand loan guarantees for integral fast nuclear reactors in the United
States.
ADV:
• Proliferation (US Share Nuclear Technology  NPT K2 Prevent Proliferation; Adding Nuclear
Plants Stop Proliferation; Disad Looks Worse – Enemy has Nukes; Nuclear Terrorism 
Extinction)
• Leadership (Leadership Atrophied, Europe Beating US  K2 US Leadership  Nuclear War;
Thayer)
• Economy/Grid (Need Updated Grid Electricity Prices Skyrocketing Global Nuclear Resource
Wars; Bearden)
MECH: Loan Guarantees
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*Heritage Hall Shear-Watts
AFF: (Above)
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*Highland Park Poirot-Young
AFF: SBSP
PLAN: The Department of Energy should expand loan guarantees for domestic civilian nuclear power.
ADV:
• Space (12-Nation Space Race Accidental Launch US-Russia War; US Fear of Space  Pre-
emptive Strikes; SBSP = US Space Control; Space Militarization Inevitable; International Co-option
= Utopian)
• Economy (Economy Strong, Just Fragile US Technological Competitiveness K2 Economy, SPS
Revitalize Aerospace Leadership BizCon in Energy Brink Investment Prevents Collapse; Space
Exploration K2 Economy  Economic Decline Collapse of US Government/Nuclear War 
US Economy K2 Global Economy Extinction)
MECH: Advance Commitment Purchasing
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*Houston Memorial Faisal-Olivier
AFF: Cap-and-Trade
PLAN: The USFG should implement an upstream cap-and-trade system.
ADV:

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• Climate Change
NEG:
• States CP
• Federalism DA N/B
• Tech Panacea K
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*Jack C. Hays DuPont-San Luis
AFF: Algae Biofuel
PLAN: The USFG should offer alternative energy incentives to the Air Force Research laboratory for the
development of algal biofuel.
ADV:
• Hegemony (Budget Strains Destroy Combat Readiness Destroys Air Force Modernization 
Modernization K2 Hegemony Solves Nuclear War; Kagan)
• Peak Oil (Peak Eminent; Biofuels Key  Devastate Global Economy  Global War; Algae
Spillover; Military K2 Fight Oil Dependence)
Ayesha Malik

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*Jesuit (Dallas) College Prep Minato-Young
AFF: Hydrogen Vehicles for Postal Service
ADV:
• Peak Oil (Interventionist Policy Can’t Solve Root Cause of Problems)
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*Joshua Braun-McCullough
AFF: Hemp
PLAN: The USFG will amend all necessary articles of the Controlled Substance Act of 1970, to allow for the
deregulation of industrial hemp production for the purpose of alternative energy throughout the United
States.
ADV:
• Climate (Warming Real; DA Impacts Inevitable  Kills Billion)
• Oil Dependency (US Dependency Kills Hegemony Prevent Global Nuclear War; Kagan)
NEG:
• T – In the US
• CTBT DA (Proliferation)
• U2 DA (Biofuels Collapse U2 Plane Engines  Cripples Military Readiness)
• Private Sector CP
• Securitization K
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Katy Taylor Ali-Shetkar
AFF: Zero Point Energy
ADV:
• Sustainability
• Competitiveness
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Katy Taylor Mysore-Muthusamy
AFF: (Above)
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*Law Magnet Abdulkaf-Delgado
AFF: Windians
PLAN: The USFG should amend Title 26 § 45 of the United States Internal Revenue Services Code to
permit eligibility to American Indian entities for permanent tradable Production Tax credits.
ADV:

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• Sovereignty
• Poverty
• Genocide
• Democracy
MECH: Amend Tax Code
NEG:
• Security K
• Coal DA
• Elections DA
• LNG DA
• Coercion K
• Business Confidence DA
• States CP
• Capitalism K
• Bill and Melinda Gates CP
• T. Boone Pickens CP
Ayesha Malik

• Dumping DA
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*Mercedes Flores-Martinez
AFF: Utility Companies
PLAN: The USFG, specifically the federal energy regulatory commission should substantially increase
incentives for alterative energy producers by mandating all non-governmental electric utility companies in the
United States to net meter at the retail purchase rate.
ADV:
• Energy (US Energy Policy Slacking; State Can’t Solve Indigenous Can’t Access Electricity)
• Genocide (Genocidal Policy Towards Indigenous Nuclear/Toxic Waste Genocide Bare Life)
NEG:
• T – In the US
• T – Alternative Energy
• Russian Oil DA
• Eco-Feminism K
• CO2 Agriculture DA
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*Polytechnic Jiang-Sander
AFF: Utility Companies
PLAN: The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission should substantially increase incentives for alternative
energy producers by requiring all non-governmental electric utility companies in the United States net meter
at the retail purchase rate.
ADV:
• Critical (Increased Demand Social Structure Blackouts in Minority Areas Disposability 
Biopolitics Extinction)
• Genocide (US Dump Waste on Tribal Lands Nuclear Industry = Biopolitical Domination 
Natives = Bare Life Collective Suicide)
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*Round Rock Hoq-Henson
NEG:
• Ice Age DA
• Ozone/Pollution Good DA
• Oil DA (Backstopping/Russia)
• Nanotechnology DA
• CO2 Agriculture DA
• Executive Order CP

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*St. Andrews Purav-Brahmbhatt
NEG:
• Heidegger K
• Qatar DA
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St. Agnes Lucas-Tapia
AFF: Hemp
PLAN: The USFG should change US code xx.xx to change the legal status of hemp in the United States.
ADV:
• Cotton/Pesticides
• Econ
• Global Warming
• Biodiversity
• Superbugs
Ayesha Malik

MECH: Amend Legal Status


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*St. Marks Li-Das
AFF: Cap-and-Trade
PLAN: The USFG should establish a system of tradable allowances, as well as a cap on carbon dioxide
emissions designed with a gradual trajectory for reduction of emission levels to 50% of 1990 levels by 2050.
Regulation will be as far upstream as practicable and a hybrid allocation system will be utilized.
ADV:
• India-Pakistan (Warming Conflict)
• Ocean Acidity (Warming Acidification Extinction)
• Competitiveness (Trading K2 Competitiveness  Leadership Checks Nuclear War; Khalilzad)
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*St. Marks Juster-Mithani
AFF: SPS
PLAN: The United States Department of Defense should adopt a domestic advance purchase agreement for
space-based solar power.
ADV:
• Space (Highland Park Poirot-Young Space Advantage)
• Aerospace (US Losing Space Superiority Destroy US Defense; SPS R&D Revitalize Aerospace 
Aerospace Competitiveness K2 US Hegemony Declining Leadership Global Rivalry  Global
Nuclear War; Kagan SPS Military Readiness Battlefield Dominance)
MECH: Advance Purchase Agreement
NEG:
• T- Alternative Energy
• T-Incentives
• Capitalism K
• States CP
• Off Shore Drilling Politics DA
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*St. Marks Miles-Gulakov
AFF: Woody Biomass
PLAN: The USFG should expand the relevant definitions within the Renewable Fuels Standard to include
biomass from the United States nation forests.
ADV:
• Wildfires (Absence of Biomass Wildfires Oxygen Crisis Ecosystem Collapse Exticntion)
• Sustainable Forestry (Deforestation Poverty/Hunger  Erosion Food Crisis Extinction)

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AFF: RPS
PLAN: The USFG require that by 2020 retail power providers in the United States meet at least twenty
percent of their energy demand with renewable energy sources and establish renewable energy credits to
facilitate this goal.
ADV:
• Economy (RPS Economic/Technological Competitiveness Loss of Domestic Energy Base 
Economic Collapse Global Collapse/War, Sino-US WMD Conflict, Loss of Hegemony; Mead)
• Hegemony (Energy Hegemony/US Primacy Prevent Regional/Great Nuclear War; Kagan)
• Europe (Lack of Energy Policy Trade War with Europe US-EU Trade K2 Prevent Conflict)
MECH: Mandate (Federal Key)
NEG:
• Cooperation CP (USG set Code of Conduct for acceptable space practices with any space nation.)
• T – Substantially = 60%
• T – Incentives = Quid-pro-Quo
• T – Alternative Energy = Not Renewable
Ayesha Malik

• F-22 Tradeoff DA
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*St. Marks Grunewald-Hale
AFF: (Above)
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*The Kinkaid School Kirshon-Smyser
AFF: Brownfields/Environmental Prejudice
PLAN: The USFG, specifically the Congress and the Executive, should substantially increase necessary
alternative energy incentive to low income, racial minority communities in the United States.
ADV:
• Disposability (Racism; Bullard  Genocidal Policy Market Ideology Minorities = Disposable)
• Racism (Pollution Harms Minorities Exclusion; State Violence = Dumping Toxic Waste)
TRICKS: Non-Unique Disads, AE Inevitable
NEG:
• T - Increase – Pre-existing
• Heidegger K
• Natural Gas DA
• OCS DA (Offshore Drilling Crashes Oil Prices Venezuelan Instability Nuclear War)
• Japan CP
• Sunset CP
• Taiwan DA
• Securitization K
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*The Kinkaid School Bontha-Baldwin
AFF: (Above)
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*The Kinkaid School Hantel-Nanjee
AFF: (Above)
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*The Kinkaid School Huang-Das
AFF: (Above)
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*Thorndale Stolte-Stolte
AFF: Nuclear Power
PLAN: The USFG should substantially increase alternative energy incentives in the United States by
increasing the necessary appropriations to fund and operate nuclear reactors through the federal loan
guarantee.

Kerr CX ’08-’09 • UT-Austin Tournament Caselist


ADV:
• Detterence (Fear of Nuclear Power Freeze Industry Constant State of Fear)
• The X-Box Effect (Fear of Nuclear Disaster Calculate Life; Baudrillard Extinction)
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*Westwood Senders-Tayyab
AFF: Natives
ADV:
• Genocide
• Poverty
NEG:
• T – Incentives – Baseline Increase
• DoD CP
• OCS Good DA
• Saudi Oil DA (Decrease in US Demand causes China to Offset and Buy More, Relations Scenario)
• ASPEC
Ayesha Malik

• Global Warming Good/CO2 Agriculture DA


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*Westwood Chlistonoff-Dasgupta
AFF: Brazilian Ethanol Tariff Removal
PLAN: The USFG should remove all tariffs and duties on the importation of sugarcane ethanol from Brazil.
ADV:
• Food Prices (Corn Ethanol Increased Food PricesPoverty Removal of Tariff Chilled Corn)
• US-Brazil Relations (Relations Low; Tariff = Tension  US-Brazil K2 Foreign Policy Strikes on
US; Hezbollah in Venezuela US Retaliation Conflict Escalation Extinction)
MECH: Barrier Removal
TRICKS: Non-Unique Disads: Climate Legislation Inevitable Global Spillover
NEG:
• T – Increase
• Security K
• Biotech Tradeoff DA
• "Complimentary" Word PIC
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*Westwood Gonzalez-Murray
AFF: Brazilian Ethanol Tariff Removal (Above)
ADD:
• Air Pollution 2AC (Corn Air Pollution Global Dimming Extinction)
• Egypt Instability 2AC (Food Prices China Claim Spratly Islands in UNCLOS Nuclear War)
NEG:
• Heg Bad – Terrorism Proliferation, China War, Russia War, Korea War
• Balkins
• Cap K (Bartleby Alt Parallax View, Link – Zizek 06)
• T – Incentives = positive
• T – Substantial = Without Material Qualification
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*Winston Churchill Munoz-Villaplana
AFF: Bikes
PLAN: The USFG should amend federal tax law to remedy discrimination against cyclists. Rather than a
totalizing endorsement of federal tax code, our advocacy should be understood as an expression of how the
tax code should be if it is to exist at all. Above all, our advocacy should be understood within the context of
the 1ac as an endorsement of bicycle, activism, or biketivism, and a protest against the way society is
organized around automobiles.

Kerr CX ’08-’09 • UT-Austin Tournament Caselist


ADV:
• Spacing Out (Cars = Capsules, Bike-Centered, Vote Aff, Reconstruct Body as Cyclist)
• Movement (Bikes = Social Change, Reconceptualization of Society); Changes ―Mechanical
Thinking‖)
MECH: Tax Remedy
NEG:
• Baudrillard K Ayesha Malik

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