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Barack Obama and the Teachable Wage

bbtruth Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 5:36 PM
I'm a chef at a restaurant. I'm quite good at what I do. I understand the business well. Would you care to debate me in what you think you know about how the minimum wage affects the restaurant business? Just like every second-hander liberal, your arguments are subjective, emotional pleas with very little in the way of facts, real experience, or reason.

February 17, 2013

The U.S. President wants to up the national minimum wage to $9 per hour. How daring.

Such pushes to increase the legal minimum wage often succeed. There’s no mystery why. Most folks’ wages are not directly affected; we work for far more than that minimum. So it’s about other people. One consequence of this is that we don’t think very carefully about the logic of the regulation.

Which is why so many of us simply bow to social pressure, thinking that opposition to raising the minimum wage is “uncaring.”...

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