jamccartney
 
Online:6 Months Ago Name:- Private -
Updated:6 Months Ago Gender:Male
Joined:3 Years Ago Birthday:- Private -
President:Other Email:- Private -
Ideology:Libertarian Education:Not Saying
Party:Independent Ethnicity:White
Relationship:Single Income:Less than $25,000
Interested:in Women Occupation:Labor
Looking:No Answer Religion:Other
About Me:I am 17 years old. My career interests include business and politics, economics. Personally, I enjoy reading, writing, playing the guitar, hanging out with friends, debating, hiking, camping, and building things. A serious interest of mine is travel, which I plan to do a lot of throughout my life. I am a Libertarian, a Capitalist, and an Individualist.
Activities:My leisurely activities include reading books, writing books, shredding the guitar, knife throwing, archery, hiking, camping, woodworking, coding websites, watching television.
Beliefs:I am a Libertarian and a Capitalist, as well as an Individualist. I am also an Objectivist, a term coined by Ayn Rand.
Books:I love to read, and there are a lot of books I have enjoyed. First, there's The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene. Since we're talking about books like that, there's also The Art of War by Sun Tsu and The Prince by Machiavelli. I enjoy anything by Ayn Rand, Ray Bradbury, and George Orwell. Also anything by Charles Dickens. Then we the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien, and there's also The Deed of Paksenarian by Elizabeth Moon. All of those are great Middle Earth books. Then there's Ernest Hemingway, Joseph Heller, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ralph Ellison, Dan Brown, etc. I love all quality literature and even more so with literature that has survived the test of time.
Movies:The Star Wars movies, The Lord of the Rings movies, The Hobbit movies, the Harry Potter movies, all movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Batman, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Monty Python and the Holy Grail,
Music:AC/DC, The Beatles, Black Sabbath, Blue Oyster Cult, Chuck Berry, Cream, David Bowie, Deep Purple, Dick Dale, Dire Straits, The Doors, The Eagles, Eric Clapton, Faith No More, Fleetwood Mac, Green Day, Groundswell, Kansas, The Kinks, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, Joe Walsh, Led Zeppelin, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Metallica, Muse, Neil Young, Nirvana, Pink Floyd, Queen, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Rolling Stones, Tom Petty, ZZ Top
Quotes:"Faber est suae quisque fortunae." - Appius Claudius Caecus
"Even those who argue against fame still want the books they write against it to bear their name in the title and hope to become famous for despising it." - Michael de Montaigne
"Chiefly the mold of a man"s fortune is in his own hands." - Sir Francis Bacon
"Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power." - Oscar Wilde
"That is the rule of the Wilds: You must be bigger and stronger and tougher. You must hurt or be hurt." - Lauren Oliver
"Many people think they want things, but they don't really have the strength, the discipline. They are weak. I believe that you get what you want if you want it badly enough." - Sophia Loren
"The Second Amendment is timeless for our Founders grasped that self-defense is three-fold: every free individual must protect themselves against the evil will of the man, the mob and the state." - Tiffany Madison
TV Shows:The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, Better Call Saul, The 100, The 4400, The Blacklist, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Fringe

Resolved: It's Time To Give America Its Balls Back

jamccartney
godtraitor

Resolved: It's time to give America its balls back! Since the post-World War II era began, American society has become increasingly soft and decadent. People require safe spaces so that they are not "offended." Weapons are being banned left and right, leaving people defenseless to the very real threat of an attack. Increasingly fewer people people know basic survival skills. People are afraid of hard work and taking initiative in their own lives. The government is getting bigger and people ar...

Post Voting Period
29 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Social Security

jamccartney
Ariesz

This debate will be over Social Security and whether or not it is a good system that should continue to exist. I will be taking the con side, where I argue that it should not exist. My opponent will take the pro side, arguing that it is a good system and should continue to exist.Round 1 is for acceptance only. Round 2 is for arguments only, not rebuttals. The remaining rounds are for rebuttals and counter-rebuttals. I look forward to a productive debate. ...

Post Voting Period
13 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Bernie Sanders Would Make A Good President

jamccartney
WilliamsP

IntroductionI challenge WilliamsP to a debate concerning whether or not Bernie Sanders would make a good president when elected. I will be arguing that he will not, while my opponent will be arguing that he will. Most of my arguments will be based on economic factors, though there are a few other factors as well.RulesThe first round is for acceptance only. The second round is for arguments only; no rebuttals in the second round. The third and fourth rounds are for rebuttals.Forfeiture will resul...

Post Voting Period
37 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Bernie Sanders Would Make A Good President

jamccartney
Sanders2k16

IntroductionThis debate is concerning whether or not Bernie Sanders would make a good president when elected. I will be arguing that he will not, while my opponent will be arguing that he will. Most of my arguments will be based on economic factors, though there are a few other factors as well.RulesThe first round is for acceptance only. The second round is for arguments only; no rebuttals in the second round. The third and fourth rounds are for rebuttals.Forfeiture will result in a loss of cond...

Post Voting Period
6 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Evolutionism Vs. Creationism

JasperFrancisShickadance
jamccartney

No forfeits allowed...first round ACCEPTANCE...pro is for Creationism con is for Evolutionism...each will give 1) reasons their theory is better 2) reasons why the other theory is wrong...we will not be debating about whether Cre. and Evo. are theories or not, we will simply be arguing the evidences of each theory....

Post Voting Period
1 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago
jamccartney
Debates:45
Lost:16
Tied:6
Won:23
Win Ratio:58.97%
Percentile:99.14%
Elo Ranking:2,384
Forum Posts:37
Votes Cast:55
Opinion Arguments:37
Opinion Questions:9
Poll Votes:50
Poll Topics:0
3 Albums
Great Photos and Quotes
Updated 3 Years Ago
United States-Mexico border fence
Updated 3 Years Ago
1
Updated 3 Years Ago
Disagree: 0.00%
Agree: 0.00%
AbortionPro
Affirmative ActionCon
Animal RightsCon
Barack ObamaCon
Border Fence
Capitalism
Civil UnionsPro
Death Penalty
Drug Legalization
Electoral College
Environmental ProtectionPro
Estate Tax
European UnionPro
EuthanasiaPro
Federal Reserve
Flat Tax
Free Trade
Gay MarriagePro
Global Warming Exists
GlobalizationPro
Gold Standard
Gun Rights
HomeschoolingPro
Internet Censorship
Iran-Iraq WarCon
Labor Union
Legalized Prostitution
Medicaid & Medicare
Medical MarijuanaPro
Military Intervention
Minimum Wage
National Health Care
National Retail Sales Tax
Occupy Movement
Progressive TaxCon
Racial ProfilingCon
Redistribution
Smoking Ban
Social Programs
Social Security
Socialism
Stimulus SpendingN/S
Term Limits
Torture
United NationsPro
War in AfghanistanCon
War on TerrorCon
Welfare