News   GLOBAL  |  Apr 02, 2020
 6.4K     0 
News   GLOBAL  |  Apr 01, 2020
 33K     0 
News   GLOBAL  |  Apr 01, 2020
 3.2K     0 

SunriseChampion

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Mar 6, 2009
Messages
6,777
Reaction score
2,726
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:

In Britain the Liberal Party grew up in opposition to the entrenched power of the landowning elite. Under the banners of liberty and freedom, liberals celebrated free markets, freedom of thought and speech, and the growing power of the emerging middle class.

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
 

Johnny Au

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Apr 5, 2010
Messages
8,471
Reaction score
13,486
canada2015.png

The Liberal Party of Canada is centre-right.
 

Videodrome

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Jul 14, 2014
Messages
7,592
Reaction score
2,526
City:
Toronto
Thanks, it is one of my better creations! Also, how are the Liberals centre-right?
 

ShonTron

Moderator
Member Bio
Joined
Apr 24, 2007
Messages
11,720
Reaction score
7,163
They aren't. That graph is insane

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.
 

jje1000

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
May 19, 2007
Messages
4,844
Reaction score
2,343
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.

Definitely so, the chart needs to be split up socially and economically at the least.
 

SunriseChampion

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Mar 6, 2009
Messages
6,777
Reaction score
2,726
Thanks, it is one of my better creations! Also, how are the Liberals centre-right?

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.
 

SunriseChampion

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Mar 6, 2009
Messages
6,777
Reaction score
2,726

SunriseChampion

Senior Member
Member Bio
Joined
Mar 6, 2009
Messages
6,777
Reaction score
2,726
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.

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.
 

someMidTowner

¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Member Bio
Joined
Sep 3, 2011
Messages
9,333
Reaction score
15,147

Top