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How to flow case/framework against K affs?

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Recently, I've been having some confusion over whether I should be flowing some arguments on framework or on case against planless K affs. Here's some questions I have:

 

1) Should the "reps don't shape reality" argument be flowed on case, or on framework? In recent memory, I have been flowing it on case because I consider it part of the solvency mechanism of the aff.

 

2) How about "discourse doesn't affect social change" (which is kinda the same thing) or "discourse cedes the political to the elites"? Should these be flowed on case or on framework?

 

3) This is only tangentially related, but does framework need independent voters? I have never seen a 1NC framework block that says "D. Vote negative because" but I'm thinking about including it in my own framework frontlines anyway. My reasoning is as follows:

(a) Standards are usually voters in themselves, i.e. vote neg to preserve discussion of topic literature - best education. So I should not have a section devoted to explaining my voters, but

(B) Framework impacts are usually distinct from standards ("no switch side debate -> dogmatism") and framework impacts can usually be grouped under traditional Topicality voters, like fairness and education.

 

Any insight on the matter would be most helpful.

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I'm fairly certain that 1 and 2 should be on case. Also, FW doesn't need a specific "vote neg for education/fairness/etc" voter section since your standards are reasons themselves as to why the judge should be voting for you but make sure you impact out those standards to whatever end impact you want (like education/fairness/etc). 

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