2,500,000----Number of jobs lost since Democrats increased the Minimum Wage...

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    Devoted to those of you that think the Minimum Wage is a good idea....

    Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


    Passed on May 25, 2007...the Democrat Controlled Congress got their wish...the Federal Minimum Wage was scheduled to increase in three increments....with the first increase taking place on July 24, 2007......

    ..with that said...look what started going up shortly after the increase....Unemployment began to rise didnt it?....and its been on the rise since....


    Unemployment Rate​



    Year Jan Feb MarApr MayJunJul Aug Sep Oct NovDec Annual
    2006 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4
    2007 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.7 5.0
    2008 4.9 4.8 5.1 5.0 5.5 5.5 5.7 6.1 6.1 6.5
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    The last increase took place in July 2008.....of course yielding the largest spike in unemployment....



    LIbs.....why not just make the minimum wage $50.00/hr???


    Now of course most of you would insist a $50.00/hr minimum wage is ridiculous and obviously wouldnt work.....and yes your correct....and yes your admitting to the fact that increasing the minimum wage is detrimental to any economy....so tell your liberal elitists to STOP doing it....

    When will you libs learn you cant dictate and distribute prosperity....an attempt to spread the wealth...only spreads the poverty.....the minimum wage is a great example...

    Every time democrats tell you they want to help out....stock up on supplies...and hide your wallet.....

    Every minimum wage increase in history....has increased unemployment....
     
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    Oh so now it is minimum wage that is killing employers? That's not what they say. They say its because no one is buying anything.

    And it really isn't minimum wage jobs that are going overseas. Its better paying jobs that are leaving.

    Hell, I bet you minimum wage jobs are doing the best in this country. Them and CEO's.

    Everyone in between is getting fucked.

    Since Bush has been president:

    over 5 million people have slipped into poverty;
    nearly 7 million Americans have lost their health insurance;
    median household income has gone down by nearly $1,300;
    three million manufacturing jobs have been lost;
    three million American workers have lost their pensions;
    home foreclosures are now the highest on record;
    the personal savings rate is below zero - which hasn't happened since the great depression;
    the real earnings of college graduates have gone down by about 5% in the last few years;
    entry level wages for male and female high school graduates have fallen by over 3%;
    wages and salaries are now at the lowest share of GDP since 1929.

    And by the way. The GOP knew all this was going to happen. They knew the housing bubble was going to crash. They knew Iraq would take forever. Etc. They purposely spent up a storm in order to bankrupt the treasury and end all the social programs they don't like paying for.

    And they have the balls to blame this on the Pelosi/Reed Congress that took over in 2007?

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    Psssttt, Bush hasn't been president for over 6 months! Pass it on.
     
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    Soosie go join Kevin in the corner. Y'all deserve one another.
     
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    yes yes.. people JUST started losing their jobs the day minimum wage increased. yup.

    in other shocking news, outsourced labor and cheap shit from third world nations is somehow GREAT for our economy! More unbelievable bullshit at 10!


    :thup:

    It is endlessly funny how the very same silly capitalista fucks who hate facing trade deficits and labor cost based standards of living continue to bray on and on about the cost of labor rather than take their fucking ass TO CHINA, MEXICO OR INDIA. Fuck you. Leave. When you want to seel your products to the US (once the greatest consumer market in the world) then we'll tariff you products and help you understand why a nation of fucking Indian Beggars are not out buying as much as a UAW member even if you have all the cheap labor you could ever want.
     
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    Raising minimum wage in the midst of a serious recession is stupid. When you look at the 'big box' companies that have failed, how do you think the smaller guys will exist?
     
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    Isn't it funny how you guys gave Bush1 credit for anything that happened to Clinton but now you want Obama to take responsibility for the shit sandwich Bush2 handed him?

    Stop being so dishonest and maybe we will take you seriously. I'd love to tea bag you. :lol:
     
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    Soosie, show us a company that had to let people go because minimum wage increased.

    If you can't, apologize and shut the fuck up.
     
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    and of course those sort of 'claims' stood? You're delusional.
     

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