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.