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

Uber Dave Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 11:19 AM
...toward the peasant class. The purpose has always been to expand the state by making ever more people dependent on it and to have access to an enormous revenue stream that enables us to siphon off large sums to help elect more liberals in our quest to expand the state.

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...