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

Cal18 Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 11:17 AM
Nancy Pelosi has an equally good idea. Since, according to her, "spending unemployment insurance is one of the fastest ways to stimulate the economy" we should all quit working and go on unemployment. Problem solved! She also brilliantly told us "we need to pass it to see what's in it." Without her, Maxine Waters would indeed be the dimmest bulb in congress with Native American" Elizabeth Warren giving them both a real run for their money. No offense to Sheila Jackson Lee, either. It's just that she's up against some very stiff competition.

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...