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Comment: Re:The Canadian middle class is dying out. (Score 0) 143

by BarbaraHudson (#49363037) Attached to: Best Buy Kills Off Future Shop

They will explain to you that an increase in population necessitates an increase in employment as the additional people require goods and services

The problem with that theory is that productivity gains have meant that we don't need twice as many people to produce twice as many goods.

The poorer are getting richer. The rich are getting richer as well. This isn't a zero sum game

Not true. Adjusted for inflation, the poor are less well-off than they were 30 years ago.

Comment: Re:"Women" have done no such thing (Score 1) 341

Did he file assault charges? Not discriminating means nobody gets a free pass for common assault.

SJWs see society as "us-vs-them." That will always end up badly. This lawsuit (Ellen Pao) was the same sort of shakedown her husband used to do, complaining about being discriminated against because he was black.

Well, if reddit fires her as CEO, she can always try DICE. :-(

Comment: Re:My message to SJW (Score 1) 50

by BarbaraHudson (#49362231) Attached to: SJWs 15 minutes of fame is almost over.

Or maybe the behavior in question stops because it's wrong and people are being held accountable? The Ellen Pao lawsuit isn't going to have a permanent detrimental effect because she was found to be in the wrong, and was trying to squeeze money from a bogus lawsuit, same as her husband had done several times before he left his long-time boyfriend to marry her. $16 million would solve some of his legal problems related to securities fraud.

Or maybe she figured it was a good way to get an offer of a settlement to just go away. Who knows?

Given that 95% of all civil lawsuits filed never proceed to trial, one outlier case isn't going to change anything.

Comment: Re:the injustice invention factory's running 3 shi (Score 1) 50

by BarbaraHudson (#49362005) Attached to: SJWs 15 minutes of fame is almost over.

There's no need for any "central authority." Just that within a business, equal work should be paid equally.

People are individuals and should get paid whatever they can get.

So you're now in favor of unions so workers can get paid whatever they can get? Works for me :-)

Administration: An ingenious abstraction in politics, designed to receive the kicks and cuffs due to the premier or president. -- Ambrose Bierce