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Poll: 71 Percent Support Raising the Minimum Wage

firetoice Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 11:27 AM
True for some, but not for all.
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 12:53 PM
It's awfully hard to climb the ladder when Big Brother keeps greasing the first rung.

Serious question: How on earth could anyone oppose a policy that would effectively give low-skilled workers (workers who barely make enough money to feed themselves, let alone a family), higher wages? After all, we live in difficult economic times, and it doesn’t seem wholly unreasonable that individuals working in low-skilled jobs should be entitled to a minimum, universally agreed upon standard of living. And indeed, as you might expect, this isn’t by any means an unpopular idea: According to a recent Gallup poll, almost all the Democrats -- and precisely half the Republicans -- surveyed would vote “for” a proposal...