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Does Obama Hate the Poor?

Auspex Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 12:18 PM
On the surface, most simplistic view, yes it is. But term limits isn't the fix. The fix is to make politics pay and benefits no better than a private pay and benefits. Right now, federal and state employment is the dream job with the best benefits (not always best pay, I admit), and the LEAST risk of losing your job. Of course there are so many people who want to make politics their career, it has replaced the American dream of hard work because it actually pays MUCH better for MUCH longer!

Of course President Obama does not hate poor people, nor does the most avid tea partier. Few (if any) policies are intended to harm the poor; in fact, most policies are intended help the poor. Unfortunately, good intentions do not always equal good results; such is the case with minimum wage.

Obama claims simply raising the federal minimum wage to $9 per hour “could mean the difference between groceries or the food bank, rent or eviction, scraping by or finally getting ahead.”

It’s not that simple, though.

“In the real world, setting a floor under the price of labor creates...