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Raise the Minimum Wage “What we have here is a food fight for the profits that will come either from exports of crude oil or exports of refined products,” said Amy Myers Jaffe, executive director of energy and sustainability at the University of California, Davis, who testified before Congress recently in favor of lifting the ban. “It’s like an argument inside a family business but one that could result in huge market distortions that can either hurt the consume
Absolute (but contradictory) truths abound on minimum wage. One is raise it any and millions of gutless employers will fire and not hire. Another is that where minima have climbed, employment goes and stays up, bolstering the middle class.
We'll add our inimitable wisdom, wit and insight (says we) to the facts, figures and opinions.
For sure, the federal $7.75/hour is not enough for a single much less a family to survive on...and many are angry at federal and state welfare dollars subsidizing what cheapo employers don't pay workers.
God’s Peace Be Upon You!
On the agenda for this Saturday, April 5th:
The minimum wage issue, which has been continually raised by Barack Obama
Is this sound policy
Is it populism?
The United States Supreme Court Decision on Individual Campaign Contributions
Will this cause a disproportionately weighed message towards one party?
Why so much consternation about the Koch Brothers?
How about George Soros?
Representative Paul Ryan’s controversial Budget, in light of his past “racial” comments
Hahns On – Contesta-Wood and Religious Liberty, in spite of the clear attempts by this Administration, to trump, demean and destroy it
Can’t wait for the discussion, which is always better when you come on board and share your insights, views and expertise
Phil Kerpen says that just 1.9% of all wage and salary earners make the minimum wage or less. Just 1.5% make less than $10.10, the level Dems want to hike it to. So what does a minimum wage increase really do... increase YOUTH unemployment! TUNE IN! Have you had your healthy dose of reality lately? There are always at least two sides to every story. Have you ever wondered how someone, who saw the same thing you did, walked away telling a vastly different story? Which version was co
American's across the country are marching and demonstrating from coast to coast in an effort to increase the minimum wage. Local municipalities in various cities across the country are increasing the minimum wage in the face of businesses and conservatives proclaiming that a rise in the minimum wage would cause businesses to experience hardship and ultimately put them out of business. Democrats disagree, and statistics show that an increase in the minimum wage hasn't had a
Today we will be talking about the new push to raise the federal minimum wage. Should it be raised? How much should it be? Is there another reason for pushing it now? This and more, plus the "Outrage of the Week" and "Headlines You May Have Missed".
The CBO is in the news again this week, with its prediction of the effects of raising the minimum wage on the economy. Mainstream media have latched onto its finding that raising the minimum wage to $10.10 would result in a loss of 500,000 jobs. But they also said it would lift nearly a million people out of poverty and raise overall income by $2 billion. Guess which part of that prediction made all the headlines? MOMocrats Cynematic, Karoli and Donna Schwartz Mills discus. Produced by Eng
On Tuesday, November 5th, NJ voters will be asked to vote on a minimum wage increase, which will not only become law but a NJ State Constitutional Amendment. While proponents of the minimum wage increase profess to be helping out those most in need, they refuse to look to the facts and figures that point to the completely opposite direction. Joining us as we discuss the implications of an amendment to our NJ State Constitution and the harsh economic realities of a mandated wage
Join James Ellias for a 20 minute exploration of the unjust moral standards behind the California minimum wage increase.
The Minimum Wage Bill On MSNBC Melissa Harris-Perry discusses the pros and cons of raising the minimum wage. Basically, the democrats are saying that it will stimulate the economy and the republicans are saying that it will hurt businesses; who will have to hire fewer people and in turn, hurt low wage workers who will have fewer jobs. Discussion on: Linear approach to minimum wage Nonlinear approach to minimum wage What to do as a Global Entrepreneur who has employees Finding solu