Beauce Boyz: The Continuing Adventures of Mad Max

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  1. MTown

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    Ok, first of all, I'd like to acknowledge the name "Beauce Boyz" as having been the creation of the one like @Videodrome.

    I thought it was a dope name for a group of people who like what Max Bernier has to say.

    I'm sort of one of them and I'd like to share an article from this morning that I thought partially illustrated exactly why I'm one of them.
    For example, the following paragraph from the article also describes me pretty well:

    It's an article from CBC by Don Pittis and it explains why Bernier's ideas are typically liberal, in the classical sense and not anything new and scary.

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/liberals-conservatives-people-s-1.4822178
     
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    The Liberal Party of Canada is centre-right.
     
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    Thanks, it is one of my better creations! Also, how are the Liberals centre-right?
     
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    They aren't. That graph is insane
     
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    I agree. Maybe add ten more lines in each direction at least. The Conservatives are more economically right and authoritarian than the other parties (at least in recent years), but not by that magnitude.
     
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    Definitely so, the chart needs to be split up socially and economically at the least.
     
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    I love it....and to answer your question: the perpetuation of the war on drugs alone makes them more illiberal than anyone who knows better.
     
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    Where is this from?

    It seems weird.

    It has two actually identifiable concepts at the top and bottom and two ambiguous terms on the left and right.
     
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    But those aren't opposing concepts.
     
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    They aren't, and I see them as parallel charts.

    I would say that something like 8values is a better signifier of the political spectrum than the typical political spectrum chart, which reduces everything to a dichotomy.
     
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    Yeah, it kind of does, though that could be more like Democratic People's Party. Communists have always liked using the word democracy as part of their fraud on whichever people they oppress with their stratified equality and allergy to freedom. "It's democratic because we said so."
     
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    It is from politicalcompass.org
     
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    Aaaah, I see. I fully agree. The false political dichotomy we are usually bombarded with does nothing to elucidate anyone's positions or worldview.

    That was interesting. Whatever social liberalism is, apparently it speaks to me.
     
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