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

conservative_one Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:22 AM
So, if the min wage jumped up to $22 - products and services would still be the same price, right? I mean there would still be a dollar menu at the fast food place? Right? And how about the guy who makes $22/hr now at some computer job - is he going to say,"hey, the guy at McDonalds is making the same flipping burgers as I do - I want a raise!!!"
traitorbill Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:35 AM
The founders told us that our republic was suitable only for a moral people. And, as we've become more and more accepting of immorality, the republic falters. It isn't a coincidence. What is, is.

Profit is evil. It is to be shared equally by the workers, or confiscated by the government and redistributed.

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...