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Rubio's Strong, Accessible Rebuttal

Brent12883 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:42 PM
Loiso....How exactly will more government and more taxes make the standard of living go up for bartenders and cashiers?
spartacus3344 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:58 PM
Yes you are. You're just too brain-washed to even understand what's going on.
Cal29 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:57 PM
The Democratic party (the New Marxists) do not want people to work.
Cal29 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:56 PM
"Raise minimum wage up to $9.00 - you guys wont have welfare queens to complain about. "

Not a bad idea. On the other-hand if the minimum wage where raised to $18 it would not matter because class warfare experts like you troll "Loiso" have essentially told people "Why work"? .........when you can have welfare, foodstamps, cell phones, and condums and sex-change operations............all for free.
Brent12883 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:52 PM
Raising the minimum wage actually creates more unemployment. While this sounds good, the negative effects are even greater. The reason why so many high school and college students are unemployed is because businesses cannot afford to pay them 8.25 an hour, or whatever the rate is now.

Why not just make minimum wage $15 or $20 an hour? Why $9?
Loiso12013 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:47 PM
No one is advocating more gov't; not sure where you got that notion. No one is taxed more; Bush's tax cuts EXPIRED as did the payroll holiday.
Raise minimum wage up to $9.00 - you guys wont have welfare queens to complain about.
Cal29 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 12:44 PM

Responding to a presidential State of the Union speech is often a thankless task. Following the president's act, which oozes prestige and historic significance, almost always makes the next guy seem small and trivial by comparison. As it goes, the designated member of the opposition party is typically holed up in a room somewhere with little more than a camera, some lights and a teleprompter.  The rejoinder he or she offers is almost always instantly forgotten; when it's not, it's usually for the wrong reasons.  Sen. Marco Rubio broke the mold last night.  He delivered a substantive, relatable and...