Though the Holidays are right around the corner and the first semester has come to a close, there’s no reason to slack off when it comes to Extemp prep. SpeechGeek enters week three of our Extemp HOTtopics service preview. You can preorder this subscription service, which begins on January 2, 2008, through our online partner DebateChamps. For now, enjoy these 50 questions to keep you sharp and ready for the road to nationals. It’s Vegas, baby! Don’t miss out.
What role will the courts play in the CIA tape scandal?
Were recent fed reforms to the mortgage industry enough?
What more can the south east do to cope with drought?
Can exports save the US economy?
What impact will toy safety scandals have on holiday shopping habits?
Will Iraq funding find its way into the budget?
Can high tech industry save small town America?
Is inflation a becoming a problem?
What will be the lasting impact of the Mitchell report on Baseball?
Is Nevada ready for its early caucus?
Is the EPA finally poised to tackle the issue of greenhouse emissions?
What impact will Iowa’s rural population’s primary choices have on the 2008 general election?
Is the new budget spending too much?
Have politics and science become to integrated?
Is the US intelligence structure in need of further reform?
What role will immigration play in the 2008 elections?
Who will win the religious right?
Who is to blame for the ineffectiveness of congress?
Is the Supreme court rolling back the war on drugs?
Can the dollar continue to rise against the yen?
will the Colorado ban on electronic voting spill over to other states in 2008?
What can other candidates learn from Ron Paul’s fundraising skills?
How will Tuesday’s FCC decision on consolidation effect the freedom of media?
What impact will the Furtregen plant have on the Illinois economy?
What impact will GM buyouts have on the UAW?
Did the US undermine the Bali climate change talks?
Will recent global donations help stabilize Palestine?
What impact will recent fatality numbers have on the role of the press worldwide?
Will Turkish raids into Iraq effect the stability of that nation?
What can Brazil do to lower crime in Rio de Janero?
Can Thaksin win Thailand’s election?
Will the British pullout leave Basra in disarray?
Will the vote for ANC leadership fracture the South African political party?
Can the Indian stock market maintain its current momentum?
How can women gain more of a political voice in Afghanistan?
What role should the Catholic Church play in social justice issues in south and central America?
Should France have embraced the friendship of Muammar Qaddafi?
How can the Turkish economy remain stable?
Will terrorism become a persistent problem in Algeria?
Will conflict in Chad threaten peacekeeping missions for Darfur?
How will Putin change the role of the Russian prime minister?
Will issues in Israeli domestic politics threaten the broader Israeli/Palestinian peace talks?
Should the EU take a more active role in combating global nuclear proliferation?
Can Saudi Arabia and Egypt moderate the tension between the US and Iran?
How will the “Bank of the south” effect South American development?
What role will fears about North Korea play in upcoming South Korean elections?
How will Tymoshenko’s ascent to Prime Minister effect the Ukraine?
Castro’s retirement letter: political game or reality?
Who is to blame for continued violence in Afghanistan: NATO or the Government of Afghanistan?
Can Clegg revitalize the UK’s Liberal Democratic Party?