How do people survive on minimum wage?

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    The first time she had cancer she qualified for social security disability while she was on full pay on leave.
    Absurd. Give away programs. Where did I say I was pissed at her? Where?
     
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    I would not be ashamed to tell anyone I made less than the minimum wage.
    All work is honorable. I have worked my ass off full time for 40 years.
     
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    In your world it is but to those of us that run our own businesses we work 12 and 14 hour days 6 and 7 days a week.
     
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    Oh...So you underpaid him AND defrauded the state and federal governments.
     
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    BUT ROMNEY IS THE TAX CHEAT…. And those rich people, ya them. THEY NEED TO PAY MORE TAXES….
     
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    Have you worked your ass off for 40 years for minimum wage? That is the questopn?
    Are you in danger of losing everything because you have to work for minimum wage?

    As to your sister. I just thought you might be pissed at her for taking advantage of a guvmint SSDI program. I think she could only be on it for 36 months and it was means tested. If I understood what I read. Didn't know this program existed.

    I would be all for eliminating this program. Why should real sick people get money from the guvmint. Do you agree.

    And would you help her out financially if she hadn't of had that extra money. Usually a real sick person spends a lot more money and the work disability program may have only paid her 80% of her earnings. SSDI bridged the gap. Hope she is doing better.
     
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    Tax cheat. You kidding. You make a hundred dollars a day and you don't have to pay taxes.
    Don't you ever read how the working poor pay no taxes and then recieve thousands in tax refunds. No tax cheat there. And how do you know he didn't include this work on his sch C?

    Is that like you know Mittens paid all his taxes. You just haven't seen the return to prove it.
     
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    No means test on SSDI.
    The point of my working my ass off for all those years was to gain the experience, confidence of my clients and to educate myself for what the market demands.
    As a result of my work ethic I now make $100 an hour.
    Why does someone make $100 an hour and their clients are willing to always pay it?
     
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    Wrong, you make $1 a day you pay 7 cents in taxes right off the top.
     

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