B. Novice Extemp Speaker Prompts

Round II - 2:30 pm

  1. Speaker 1



    Speaker 1

    Should the US and its’ allies increase aid to Afghanistan?

    Has Brazil finally found its footing in the fight against COVID-19?

    Would Polish citizens be helped or harmed if they leave the EU?

  2. Speaker 2



    Speaker 2

    Should the US and its’ allies recognize the Taliban as the government of Afghanistan?

    Will the report on Boris Johnson’s failure at the beginning of the pandemic threaten his government?

    Has the EU learned anything from Brexit to help it keep its membership intact?

  3. Speaker 3


    Speaker 3
    Is the Taliban equipped to govern Afghanistan?

    Why has there been such a large increase in Brazilians crossing the US-Mexico border?

    Should the EU do more to ensure Poland doesn’t leave the way the UK did?

Round III - 3:45 pm

  1. Speaker 1


     

    Speaker 1

    How can AT&T stop the massive stock selloff tied to its funding of OAN?

    Will Ford’s huge new investment in electric cars and battery production increase their market share?

    Will the global supply chain crisis doom the Christmas shopping season retailers depend on?

  2. Speaker 2


    Speaker 2

    Will Southwest Airlines recent flight cancellations have a long-term impact to their bottom-line?

    Is Tesla moving its headquarters from California to Austin more about COVID restrictions or business?

    How will the global shipping crisis affect the US economy in the coming months

  3. Speaker 3


    Speaker 3

    What impact will the Chicago Bears have on Chicago’s economy if they leave?

    Is Louis De Joy setting the USPS up for a collapse during the busy holiday shipping season?

    Should retailers charter their own cargo ships the way Walmart did to deal with the shipping crisis?

Round I - 1:15pm

  1. Speaker 1


    Speaker 1
    Is William Shatner going into space Wednesday a triumph or a waste of resources?

    Should Lori Lightfoot fight to keep the Chicago Bears in Chicago?

    Is Kamela Harris doing enough to address the crisis and the US Southern border?

  2. Speaker 2



    Speaker 2

    Does Greg Abbot have the authority to prohibit vaccine mandates for companies with over 100
    employees?

    Is Biden doing enough to ease the backlog at ports?

    Should a former president be able to assert executive privilege in order to shield themselves and
    others from investigation?

  3. Speaker 3


    Speaker 3
    Should Catholic-Americans be allowed to claim religious objections to the COVID vaccine mandate?

    Should the State of Illinois prohibit tax-payer funds from being used for a new Chicago Bears stadium
    in Arlington Heights?

    How can the Biden administration best deal with the increasing numbers of unaccompanied minors
    crossing the southern border?