Saturday, September 14, 2013

Everyday Debate is Two Years Old

Happy Birthday

It is officially the second year this site has been up and running.  The best news is, Everyday Debate began life as a free service to the debate community and two years later it is still 100% free.  I confess, running a team and keeping this site going while holding down a fulltime job is a lot of work sometimes.  It's difficult to keep up with it, especially when LD and PF resolutions come out at the same time.  But when I get it done and post the analyses and evidence, I am happy to think one or two of you may be actually using some of this stuff to win debates.  Maybe not my team, but someone must be benefitting.

Two years is not bad.  Some of you may recall the original white on black theme.  Some may recall when the public could post comments without having to type in a code to prove they are human.  We can thank the spammers for the end of that freedom and yet, some spammers are so desperate to ruin your experience on this site, they will go through all the trouble to enter the code just to drop a link to their virus infested garbage.

Anyway, there have been improvements.  There is an easier-on-the-eyes theme; there are lots of ways to share and promote Everyday Debate using Twitter, Facebook, and Google+; and recently I have added a translate tool so international readers can read in their own, um, less than perfect, Google translated languages.

Your comments are still welcome and any ideas on how to make your experience with Everyday Debate better will be greatly appreciated.

Visit the About page to learn more about the mission of Everyday Debate and see how I may be contacted.  The links to other good sites are updated and included there as well.

Here's to another great year!
Now back to work!


  1. I just wanted to thank you for running such a great site, especially with all the other responsibilities you have. I found this site last season during the Citizen's United topic, and I have come back every topic since. You really post great evidence for every topic I've seen.

    Thanks for doing such a great job!

    1. Thank you very much. I am glad you find it useful.

  2. Happy Birthday, Everyday Debate! Keep up the good work! :)

  3. ɹǝʎɐlsuoƃɐɹpOctober 25, 2013 at 7:17 PM

    I really appreciate the amount of time that you spend writing on this website. Every time there is a new resolution I always go to your website to get background information about it. Thanks and happy birthday!

    1. Thanks. I am so glad you posted that...right-side up!


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