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When Good Ideas Become Bad Ideas

Context Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 10:11 AM
I've posted this before, but for the Low Information Voter (LIV) who thinks Obama walks on water, and who supports raising the minimum wage...riddle this: When the people currently working at the minimum receive a government mandated raise, then EVERYONE above them now will want a raise as well so they can stay at a relative parity wage. Think about it - if you're nurses aide making $10 and suddenly the janitor gets a bump tp $9 - are you going to want to see your wage raise relative to his? If every grocery clerk in America suddenly gets a $1 bump, do you think the price of your groceries will NOT go up? Think, liberals...think. How many families with 2 kids have parents working for minimum wage

For the conservative willing to endure it, President Obama’s State of the Union address was actually a handy lesson in how the left garners support for barrages of spending.

As such, it is also a guide for how to argue against it.

The President uses the predictable method of identifying something widely loved and then shoe-horning it into the only approved package-- government spending.

Take infrastructure. I am proud of my state of Texas as it looks for all kinds of things to cut to achieve fiscal sanity. But if there is one thing we need to pony up for, it...