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Can America “Minimum Wage” Itself To Prosperity?

Dixiedrifter Wrote: Apr 14, 2013 9:19 PM
Any time elected officials mumble something about increasing the minimum wage, business people cast a wary eye on hiring or proposed expansion plans, We ain't seen nothing yet, let's see how the job creation and GDP numbers look around the end of June. I'll wager our economy continues to mutter along at its current anemic pace. Unlike politicians, most business people are not stupid.

What happens when the U.S. Secretary of Labor visits a church in Charlotte? If an incident earlier this month is any indication, faulty political promises and destructive economic policies continue to spread.

It took place on April 3rd. Acting U.S. Labor Secretary Seth Harris made an appearance at a Baptist Church in North Carolina’s largest city, along with Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx. He was visiting to promote President Obama’s proposal of elevating the federal minimum wage requirement from the current $7.25 to $9.00 an hour.

Harris and Foxx gathered in a large room within a Baptist church building. They sat...