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Originally posted by Submarines
reply to post by Wertdagf
Wow, you really have a warped sense of reality,
as it applies to running a small business.
Originally posted by oneness86
A new bill in Congress "Catching Up To 1968 Act of 2012″, which advocates for an increase in the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.00/ hr
The bill is being pushed by Jesse Jackson Jr, Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), Robert Wiseman of the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen, and activist Ralph Nader.
“I don’t think a conservative Republican worker at Walmart making $7.75 an hour will say that their ideology prevents them from supporting a $10.00 minimum wage,” said Nader.
Im currently making less than this new increase, and i just dont think this is a good idea for the economy. It seems like the prices of all goods are just going to increase because of this. Any thoughts?
Originally posted by FreeFromTheHerd
reply to post by KeliOnyx
Mind pointing out which clause of the Constitution gives the federal government the power to dictate any wage?
Markets should be the force setting wages, not government.
Minimum wage earners are in fact low to no skill people who lack the skills to demand a higher wage in a competitive market. The absurdity of a burger flipper or drive through worker making $10 an hour simply because of politicians pandering to the low income earners in order to garner their vote is laughable