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Poll: 71 Percent Support Raising the Minimum Wage

Ruler of Uranus Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 10:05 AM
We need more free-market GOPers like George "Bailout" Bush!
D G Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 10:13 AM
GWB was a great president. The average unemployment rate under GWB was 5.3%. The 4th longest economic expansion (2001-2007) was during his presidency. He's the best since Ronald Reagan!
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 1:04 PM
He's the best since Ronald Reagan--True, but that's an awfully low bar.

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...