Maxime Bernier: The made-for-self man

I’m torn on this one.

If there is one thing that Mr. Bernier has right that all other politicians seem to have wrong, it’s his position on supply management. The fact that anyone who calls themselves “conservative” could ever support such an overtly anti-market policy (even passively) while simultaneously whining about the “socialists” in other quarters is disgusting in its hypocrisy.

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Equal Pay for Equal Work

This is going to be short… I hope.

Few meaningless slogans infuriate me as much as this one: “Equal pay for equal work.”

Any discussion regarding a pay gap between genders inevitably produces this artificially framed, intentionally ambiguous, piece-of-shit truism. Interpreted in the most literal of senses, it would seem irrefutable. If pay follows from work, then obviously two people performing “equal work” ought to receive “equal pay”. Simple. Brilliant. Even a child can understand. Except for one problem…

THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS “EQUAL WORK”.

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Welcome!

Welcome to The Radical Centrist.

No longer is the angry rant the exclusive domain of the ideologically pure or the conspiracy-prone. Here we strive to rain on every parade and shit on everyone’s feelings. It’s time to fight fire with fire. Join me or go fuck yourself.

…On a more serious note, if you’re still wondering what to expect from this site, don’t hold your breath. I’m kind of feeling it out as I go (still playing with the layout). Podium for satirical indignation? Community forum? Meme-filled shitposting? Serious political discussion? You tell me… or don’t. I probably won’t listen.

Enjoy!

-Sven