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This week's Thursday File includes a new immigration reform scenario (plus aff answers), as well as updates for other scenarios.


This week's author is Francisco Becosme, he debated at Wake Forest University where he appeared in the octofinals of Harvard, Texas, and GSU, and was invited to participate in the prestigious Pittsburgh Round Robin. Currently, he is a capitol hill staffer who actually works in this area every day. He has in the past helped the Bronx Science team and has coached numerous successful high school teams.



Thursday File 2-6-2014. 2

Thumpers. 7

Laundry List Thumper. 8

Iran Thumper. 9

Debt Ceiling Thumper. 10

AT: NSA Thumper. 11

Yes Political Capital 12

Immigration Reform.. 13

Neg – Immigration Reform.. 14

1NC Immigration Reform.. 15

Yes Immigration Reform – U 2NC.. 16

Yes Immigration Reform- Obama Signaled Support 18

House GOP Compromise. 19

Yes Immigration Reform- Political Capital Key. 20

Immigration Reform- Overcome Politics. 21

Yes Immigration Reform – AT: Election Year. 22

Yes Immigration Reform - Hispanics. 24

AT Halting Deportation Immigration Thumper. 25

Yes Senate Compromise. 26

Aff- Immigration Reform.. 27

No Immigration Reform- Timing. 28

No Immigration Reform – Obama and Enforcement of Border Security. 30

No Immigration Reform – Republican Political Posturing for Delay. 33

No Immigration Reform – Election Year and Senate Conference. 34

No Immigration Reform – Low Obama Trust 35

No Immigration Reform - Labor. 36

No Immigration Reform- Republican Divisions. 39

No Immigration Reform- Republican Opposition. 41

No Immigration Reform - Obamacare. 42

No Immigration Reform – Timing of Legal Status. 43

No Immigration Reform – Paul Ryan. 44

No Immigration Reform- Obama’s Trust Deficit 45

No Immigration Reform – Primaries will derail 46

No Immigration Reform- Distracts from Obamacare. 47

Obama’s Pol Cap Not Key. 48

Obama Not Pushing. 49

Fast-Track Trade Agreement 50

Yes Fast Trade Trade Agreement 51

AT: Reid Blocks. 52

No Fast Track. 53

Iran Sanctions. 56

No Iran Sanctions. 57

Yes Iran Sanctions – Floor Vote. 61

Debt Ceiling. 63

Yes Clean Debt Ceiling. 64

Minimum Wage Increase. 67

No Minimum Wage. 68


Trade Promotion Authority. 71

1NC. 72

Uniqueness. 74

PC is Key. 76

Impacts. 80

Key to Trade. 81

Key to Jobs. 84

Key to Trade Leadership. 85

Key to Trade Agreement Negotiation. 88

Asian Heg Good – Proliferation. 93

TPA Key to EU Trade Agreement. 95

EU Trade Agreement Key to the Economy. 97

EU Trade Agreement Key to Eurozone. 98

Eurozone Collapse Impact. 99

Eurozone Crisis – Hegemony Impact. 101

Competitiveness. 104

Economic Decline Impact. 106

Aff. 108

No Uniqueness. 109

Obama not pushing for TPA.. 112

TPA Bad – Environment. 113

TPA Bad – Oversight. 116

Immigration. 119

Uniqueness. 120

PC is key. 123

Tea Party Key. 124

No Reform Now.. 125

Minimum Wage. 127

Uniqueness. 128

PC Key. 129

Impacts. 130

A/T Job Loss. 133

Affirmative. 134

Iran Sanctions. 135

Uniqueness. 136

Affirmative. 138

Uniqueness Overwhelms the link. 139

Debt Ceiling. 141

Will pass. 142

Will not pass. 144

Unemployment. 145

Negative General 146

A/T Thumpers. 147

A/T Political Capital 148

Executive Order. 149

Affirmative General 150

No Political Capital 151

Thumpers. 152

Previous Thursday File. 154

Iran DA.. 155

Iran (1nc Shell). 156

Uniqueness Extensions. 158

UQ Wall: Sanctions Won’t Pass Now.. 159

UQ: Obama Has Capital 162

UQ: AT: Obamacare Thumper. 164

UQ: AT: No Vote. 166

UQ: AT: Vote A Long Way Off. 168

UQ: Obama Fighting Off Sanctions Now.. 169

UQ: Congress Pushing For Sanctions Now.. 171

UQ: AT: Israel Lobby Means Congress Won’t Cave. 172

UQ: AT: Veto means UQ overwhelms link. 173

UQ: Obama Veto Will Hold. 175

UQ: Now Key Time. 176

UQ: AT: Centrifuges kill the deal 177

Internal Links. 178

Internal Links: Political Capital Key to Fight Off Supporters. 179

Internal Links: AT: Winners Win. 185

Internal Links: Democrats Key. 186

Internal Links: Votes Can Shift. 187

Impacts. 190

Impacts: Sanctions = War. 191

Impacts: Iran Prolif Module. 197

Impacts: Iran Prolif Bad. 201

Impacts: AT: Iran will be deterred. 206

Impacts: AT: Sanctions Can Be Waived. 207

Impacts: AT: Iran Will Cheat. 210

Impacts: Sanctions Bad/Diplomacy Works. 211

Impacts: AT: Sanctions Good. 212

Impacts: Diplomacy Succeeding Now.. 217

Impacts: Sanctions Undercut Diplomacy. 219

Impacts: Sanctions Empower Hardliners. 222

Impacts: Can Trust Rouhani 225

Impacts: AT: Khamenei, not Rouhani, is in charge. 226

Impacts: Deal Solves. 227

Impacts: Sanctions Kill Unity. 228

Impacts: AT: North Korea Proves Softline Fails. 229

Impacts: AT: Terrorism Turn/Sanctions Stop Iran Support of Terrorists. 230

Impacts: Turn Case Modules. 231

Impacts: Economy. 232

Impacts: Hegemony. 233

Impacts: Laundry List of Countries. 235

Impacts: Middle East War. 236

Impacts: Oil Prices. 238

Impacts: Proliferation. 239

Impacts: Syria Module. 240

AFF Answers. 243

Iran Answers (2ac Front-Line). 244

1ar: No Vote. 248

1ar: Political Capital Useless. 249

1ar: No Capital 250

1ar: Obamacare Thumper. 251

1ar: No War. 254

AFF Answers—Iran Prolif Answers. 255

Sanctions Good Impact Turns (2ac Front-Line). 256

Immigration Reform NEG Updates. 259

Immigration Reform Shell 260

UQ Wall: Immigration Reform Will Pass Now.. 264

UQ: Now Key Time. 266

UQ: AT: Only Piecemeal Reform Will Pass. 267

UQ: AT: Amnesty Provisions Doom Bill 268

UQ: Serious Commitment to IR Now.. 269

UQ: AT: Obama will pass it by executive order. 270

Impacts: Immigration Reform Key to Economy. 271

Immigration Reform AFF Answers (2ac). 272

1ar: Obama Not Pushing Immigration Reform.. 274

1ar: Immigration Reform Won’t Pass Now.. 275

Debt Ceiling Answers (2ac). 276

1ar: Extensions: UQ Overwhelms link. 278

Midterms Answers. 279

TPP AFF Answers. 281

Unemployment Benefits Answers. 282

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