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Poll: 71 Percent Support Raising the Minimum Wage

Samwise24 Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 3:53 PM
This is not directly related to this story, but I just found out about this. Paul Krugman just declared bankruptcy! HAHAAAA!! http://dailycurrant.com/2013/03/06/paul-krugman-declares-personal-bankruptcy/
Samwise24 Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 6:09 PM
Yep, it's a fake. But it's just about believable, right?

It makes you wonder if Krugman actually does live his personal life in a way that he suggests we run our government. Obviously not, because he would have gone into bankruptcy long ago if he did.
psydoc Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 7:06 PM
Yes, it is, Samwise.

btw, do you live north of Detroit?
JasonCharleston Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 4:23 PM
moral bankruptcy or real bankruptcy?
psydoc Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 4:26 PM
I can go with moral bk, JC.
psydoc Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 4:11 PM
Even though that story is not marked satire, it is satire, right?
HoovervilleFollies Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 4:26 PM
Of course it's satire. And of course it's getting plenty of play in wingnut media.
Buck O Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 5:15 PM
It's getting play because it's funny, unlike the posts of leftwingnuts like you.
psydoc Wrote: Mar 09, 2013 5:30 PM
I haven't seen it mentioned anywhere, cept right here.

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...