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WilliamColton

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WilliamColton last won the day on October 15 2011

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About WilliamColton

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  • Birthday 10/08/1990

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  • Country
    United States
  • State (US/Canadian)
    Kansas
  • Chat Nick
    WC
  • Relationship status
    Single
  • Sexual orientation
    Straight
  • Copyright
    Copyrighted
  • Biography/Intro
    Lover of the arts, and performer in some.
  • Experience with Objectivism
    Very much enjoy Rand's Q&A and Atlas Shrugged. Light reading into other works of hers.

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    Male
  • Location
    Currently in Columbia, SC
  • Interests
    Music, mostly.
  1. Whenever I lose faith in music, I listen to something like this to remind me that there ARE incredible people make incredible music out there, and that it's just a matter of finding them.
  2. I love the irony of a guy capitalizing on an anti-capitalist movement.
  3. Lulz. I have, for many years, thought that soccer and FIFA was one of the most uninteresting sporting events of TV. I racked this up to being a non-European, but even viewing from an opened mind, I don't understand why people will watch a game that scores an average of 2 points per game, and offers nothing more than mild enjoyment when a player is 'fouled'. In the meantime, I agree that we've got an incredibly interesting NFL season shaping up.
  4. I can't believe the Lions this year . It's a huuuuge change of the tides, if you look at their record from 2008 (and even before) compared to 2011 thus far. I'm sure Jim Schwartz has a whole lot to do with it. In the meantime, the Bills are playing very strong. I wonder if there's any connection to be drawn from cities suffering from a poor economy and well-performing NFL teams. Just look at New Orleans Super-Bowl before last. In other news, the Chiefs are a delightful let-down. Looks like that AFC West crown last year was a fluke. But if the down-economy model is true, I expect a Super Bowl appearance in the next coupla years. Can you guess where my allegiance lies? D'kian, I have to ask: is NFL very big in Mexico City? Or are you an expat?
  5. You're throwing the word 'racism' around much too lightly and carelessly. You have never been prejudged negatively based on your appearance, and never will (unless you live in a predominately non-white community). At the end of the day, you're blonde-haired and blue-eyed, and that's a gift as far as preconceived notions go. You may have been the butt of Polish jokes, as they have become fashionable over the last few years, but you're certainly not the victim of racism.
  6. As a former rider, I can only offer this: Motorcycles are dangerous. Period. My father was killed in a motorcycle accident the day I graduated from high school. Needless to say, humanity lost a great man that day, and I only wish that people who jump on one of these confounded two-wheeled contraptions can see that you're cheating death every time they kick-start. Be careful out there; I guarantee no other motorist is.
  7. No, I think I'm completely correct in my usage: So, when I say that the Simpsons 'jumped the shark' years ago, I'm saying that at some point it lost its freshness, relevance, and humor. But hey, let's not nit-pick here: point is, the show sucks, has sucked, and will suck, and we're all in agreement here.
  8. I just got rid of my bike. Having to fix the thing every other day just wasn't worth the sweet vintage look. PS: those things are dangerous, ride safe.
  9. So the problem is: shut yr trap or lose out? I don't really understand the situation fully, as your job seems purty cryptic. Are you swindling this guy if you take his money? I can't tell if, with the smaller amount this cat's got to offer (2000 euro symbols!), he just won't get the full package (of whatever it is that you're offerin'), or he won't be getting anything at all (of whatever it is that you do). Here's how i'm seeing it: if I were this guy, and I (far as I can understand the situation) wanted to expand my business by hiring an ad agency or a market research firm (is this what you do?), and this firm accepted my meager offerings knowing full well that I would get no benefit, and without mentioning word one to me, I'd be a little more than pissed, and I would never do business with said agency again, and would encourage all my business-owning friends to do the same. Sounds like you're leading this cat, and he doesn't know what he's in for. Don't be a grifter, friend.
  10. I've been wanting to use this reference in perfect context for a while now, and this may be my last chance, so, here goes: The Simpsons jumped the shark years ago!
  11. Will they finally pull this show already? This is indicative of network affairs and show-business in general. I haven't watched Fox in exactly 5 years, after Arrested Development was cancelled. Sure, pull the show that wins consistent Emmy's and critical praise at half the production cost (it was shot on hand-held cameras for chrissake), in favor of the Simpson's: a bloated, unfunny, irrelevant, inconsistent, piece of garbage.
  12. Just replace 'philosophy' with ingenuity, creativity, industriousness, whatever, and I think you've got what the death of Steve Jobs means. None of this Wotan gobbledygook.
  13. So, what's the consensus? I haven't known Mr. Burns to make a crumby documentary; I just wait until it's on Netflix Instant, and watch it in large chunk at a time. Still haven't gotten around to finishing Baseball (yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawn).
  14. Though there is a dropping of context, I believe you're embellishing the acts that this man perpetrated. I don't know what it means to 'act as a US citizen', or how driving a truck in a country with which we are not at war is 'an act of war', or how being the editor of a jihadist magazine is akin to firing an assault rifle at US troops. His connections to other terrorist acts are very vague at best; the problem iswe don't know, and likely never will. This is going to get put in the 'case closed' file before it's ever open. I'm more than willing to agree that this man was guilty of treason (and with proper evidence, terrorism). But that's not the point. The point is that it's a scary proposition to grant the Executive the right to choose who can be assassinated without due process. We may not be crossing the Rubicon, but the temptation is surely there for anyone currently in power to do so.
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