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Does The DNC Have Any Pro-American Domestic Policies?

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posted on Feb, 19 2019 @ 07:49 AM
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a reply to: links234

The hypothetical lemonade stand was to demonstrate what problems exist. 1) Expanding a finite customer base. 2) Remaining competitive with the limitations of a finite resource.

Competition require either doubling output to maintain a basic standard to the new minimum or inflating prices and hope the customer doesn’t buy elsewhere (outsourcing). Both are very real issues and what we as a country have been dealing with for a long time now.

The lemonade stand could just as easily be Zenith Televisions that we are talking about.




posted on Feb, 19 2019 @ 08:47 AM
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originally posted by: Ahabstar
a reply to: links234

The hypothetical lemonade stand was to demonstrate what problems exist. 1) Expanding a finite customer base. 2) Remaining competitive with the limitations of a finite resource.

Competition require either doubling output to maintain a basic standard to the new minimum or inflating prices and hope the customer doesn’t buy elsewhere (outsourcing). Both are very real issues and what we as a country have been dealing with for a long time now.

The lemonade stand could just as easily be Zenith Televisions that we are talking about.


Understood, but the problems with your argument in relation to your example:

1. Its not only your lemonade stand that has to pay a higher minimum wage, EVERYONES lemonade stand has to do it, so those competing lemonade stands have to work around the same wage as you do. If you have to raise your prices to cover it, so do your competitors.

2. Now that people are making more money due to increased minimum wage, they will have a small amount (because prices on many things will rise) more money than they had before to freely spend, these people may decide to spend it on lemonade... meaning the market for lemonade drinkers has potentially increased.

3. The proper strategy in your example to be profitable is the same strategy companies are using right now to be more profitable, its not necessarily about selling more lemonade, its about minimizing other expenses and having a streamlined efficient supply chain.



posted on Feb, 19 2019 @ 12:06 PM
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That is why I went with the lemonade stand as your labor pool is you, so there is no cutting of labor force and your expenses were covered by your own lemon tree. The expanses of free money by a doubled wage are going to be absorbed by other nessesities also doubling in price like bread, milk, eggs, rent, etc.

If the minimum wage was a dollar or a million dollars it is still the minimum wage. And everything adjusts to the new normal except specific factors like raw resources and expansion of consumer base. There are limits to production capacity and available market.

We as a nation do not sell consumer goods at the percentages we did in the post ww2 boom because Europe has factories rebuilt and producing or outsource cheaper from Asia. Nothing says America like a pair of Levi jeans. But none are made in the US anymore due to labor costs.

2009 was blamed on the housing bubble, it was also (by pure coincidence, right?) the same year minimum wage became 7.25.

But why stop at $15, go for $100.



posted on Feb, 19 2019 @ 11:10 PM
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The idea behind the minimum wage is that a person could work a full-time job and afford the basic necessities; food, power, water, housing...without any additional income. The minimum wage hasn't kept pace and employers haven't either.



posted on Feb, 19 2019 @ 11:15 PM
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PUBLIC NOTICE:

Examine this page and you'll RUN AWAY from all things Democrat.
democrats.org...



posted on Feb, 21 2019 @ 05:21 AM
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a reply to: Quetzalcoatl14
Since most of the topics have been pretty well covered I will take a stab at college cost

If they want to reduce the cost of college tell the professors to lower their salary they have the power to demand minimum wage

www.ohio.edu...

hr.osu.edu...

rochester.nydatabases.com...

I could go on and on



posted on Feb, 21 2019 @ 05:56 AM
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1. College access and cost is secondary to the fact that the government is literally throwing billions of dollars at the schools
fee.org...

but that does not equate or affect student performance

www.niche.com...

Most students view college as a time to "find themselves" and to fight for gender equality , party and engage in as much sex /drinking as possible . The schools nor the parents demand achievement and focus

Social programs. Until a work/stop all drug use requirement and efforts are made to stop generational welfare and proverty as well as the IEP/autism culture that leads to over medicating kids so they can get $700 a month from social security as a result of bad parenting* social programs will continue to exacerbate the problem not help

I cannot tell you have many parents I have seen letting their five year old watch the walking dead while drinking large amounts of mountain dew complain about how violent and ADHD the kid is.

I need you to expand on infrastructure as you listed the most generic request how do you feel our infrastructure could be upgraded?







 
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