Minimum Wage Reform?

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    Daily Kos: Minimum wage needs permanent fix
     
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    Minimum wages aren't the only things losing value...
     
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    $9.50 is a "living wage"? Where?

    If you government really cared about mandating a "living wage" then it would be closer to $20 an hour.
     
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    yeah....and then all those teenagers (and other "children" up to age 26 and beyond) can leave home....:lol:
     
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    I agree that the MW needs reform

    Let's "reform" it by getting rid of it.
     
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    I agree with that. America does not need a "minimum" wage, it needs a "living" wage.
     
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    We already have a "living wage".....it's called go out and get a life....and a real job...which will pay you what you need to "live" the way you think you should...:lol:
     
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    That is sustainable wage.

    This is a living wage> http://www.livingwage.geog.psu.edu/
     
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    meh..................

    how stupid..............dont we have enough people unemployed?

    The only people who are for this have two things in common: 1) They dont own anything and 2) They have no concept of what it means to have real responsibilities in life.
     
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