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Elizabeth Warren: Why Isn’t the Minimum Wage Triple What it is Today?

Alternet09 Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 12:39 PM
Lets just solve poverty all together and be proactive by raising the minmum wage to 100.00 an hour (if you want to go to work) and pay stay at home welfare recipients 75.00 an hour (if you rather stay home). (sarc)

There is no doubt in my mind that liberal Democrats want nothing more than to see the working poor succeed and prosper. They believe in social justice, of course, and wholeheartedly agree that with a little help from government, poor people can magically escape a life of poverty and dependence. However, the policies they invariably propose almost always have the exact opposite effect they intend them to have. Enter Elizabeth Warren’s latest mind-numbing recommendation for raising the standard of living in the United States (via NRO):

In a hearing of the Senate Committee...