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Poll: 71 Percent Support Raising the Minimum Wage

JasonCharleston Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 9:25 AM
Who wants to best way to create inflation and raise food and gas prices? Minimum wage laws are SUPER good for that. While increasing unemployment. Two things that this economy needs right now is inflation and higher unemployment. Because the economy is doing too well right now. I expect liberals to be this retarded. I don't expect America to be this stupid.
rhinegarten Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 9:29 AM
One commenter below questioned the validity of the 71% figure. He/she was probably correct in doing so.
JasonCharleston Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 9:31 AM
It was done in Detroit and Chicago probably.

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...