7. 2017 April Extemp Topics
By on September 18, 2017
NFHS EXTEMPORANEOUS SPEAKING TOPICS
- Will the revelation that the FBI is investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and the Russians make it harder for the President to advance his agenda?
- Have Judge Gorsuch's statements in defense of judicial independence undermined the President's recent criticisms of the judiciary?
- Will Congress uphold the drastic cuts to domestic spending proposed in the President's budget?
- Does the United States federal government have the capacity to bail out Puerto Rico from its present debt crisis?
- Has the media over-exaggerated the significance of the President's weekend trips to Florida?
- Is the decision to give the military more autonomy in making deployment decisions wise?
- Is the proposed increase in military spending needed?
- Is Lindsey Graham's star rising in the Republican Party?
- Should the President's Cabinet invoke the 25th Amendment and constitutionally remove the President from office?
- Is John Huntsman a wise choice for U.S. ambassador to Russia?
- Is the impact on women's health from the cut in federal funding to Planned Parenthood exaggerated?
- Should government officials who leak information to the press be prosecuted?
- With elections over, has America forgotten about the water crisis in Flint, Michigan?
- What can the news media do to encourage greater openness by the Trump administration?
- How much have recent revelations by Wikileaks undermined the CIA's intelligence gathering strategy?
- Now that she is getting an office in the West Wing, how will Ivanka Trump's influence on the Trump administration change?
- If successful, what will be the societal impact of President Trump's proposed defunding of the National Endowment for the Arts?
- On what issues can Democrats most likely find common ground with President Trump?
- What can Kellyanne Conway do to help restore her credibility in the public eye?
- How would a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement impact America's farmers?
- Where should NASA target its limited resources for the most benefit?
- Who benefits most from the proposed Republican health care law?
- What steps should be taken to improve security on America's airlines?
- With the President's proposed push to improve American infrastructure, where should the government place its primary investment?
- Who bears the greatest responsibility for the rising cost of college tuition in America?
- Can the United States and China come to agreement on how to best address the North Korean nuclear threat?
- Can Emmanuel Macron defeat Marine Le Pen in France's upcoming presidential elections?
- Is Rodrigo Duterte's violent war on drugs undermining the goal of economic reform in the Philippines?
- Should Germany build its own nuclear weapons?
- Is Russia displacing the United States as the influential global power in the Middle East?
- Should Balkan countries start their own common market?
- Can Latin American countries achieve better economic integration?
- Can Saudi Arabia bring an end to the civil war in neighboring Yemen?
- Is China over-reacting to the deployment of THAAD in South Korea?
- Is Sri Lanka failing to address the needs of its Tamil minority?
- Is Chinese foreign aid having a positive impact on the country's perception in the world?
- Should the world community impose sanctions on Russia's government for its apparent execution of opponents at home and abroad?
- Can Egypt eliminate the threat from militants in the Sinai Peninsula?
- How will the removal of South Korea's president impact that nation's economy?
- What steps must the British government take to increase the security of its people against future terrorist attacks?
- What will be the consequences of the end of Northern Ireland's Unionist majority government?
- How will Brexit impact the British economy
- What impact will the prosecution of Samsung's Chairman have on the company's health?
- What can Cuba do to revive its stagnant economy?
- What can the United States do to keep its allies in Syria from killing each other?
- What can South Sudan do to stop its economic meltdown?
- What can Thailand's government do to promote national reconciliation?
- What do the election results in Uttar Pradesh signal for the electoral future of the Indian BJP?
- What can the nations of the world do to prevent a new global nuclear arms race?
- What can the United Nations do to combat looming famine in Somalia?