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

HeroOfTheMasses Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 11:06 AM
Intellectually honest liberals disapprove of the minimum wage for the reasons cited. They favor big government spending, especially on education, as the preferred method to help the poor. Liberal politicians, on the other hand, always favor the minimum wage, because the vast majority of the public is ignorant as to how supply and demand work and it makes for a popular election commercial to attack the Republican opponent for being against the minimum wage.
RodT Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 11:13 AM
Don't discount the Unions push for raising the minimum wage, they run the Democrat party (bought & paid for) now, and every increase in the minimum increases their wage scale too. No one in Washington mentions the unions push, instead we hear of the poor illegal, flipping burgers for a living with 6 kids.

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...