Do Democrats Seriously Want to Raise the minimum Wage or ...

Do Democrats Seriously Want to Raise the Minimum Wage

  • Yes

    Votes: 10 50.0%
  • No, they just want to distract the public from Obamacare

    Votes: 5 25.0%
  • Both

    Votes: 4 20.0%
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Do Democrats Seriously Want to Raise the Minimum Wage or do they just want to Distract from Obamacare?
 

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Dems have been trying to raise the minimum wage for many years, where the hell have you been?
 
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In July 2009 the minimum wage did increase, from the 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act. If you recall, the Democrats were talking at the time about prepping to legislate another raise, but they never got the chance.
 

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In July 2009 the minimum wage did increase, from the 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act. If you recall, the Democrats were talking at the time about prepping to legislate another raise, but they never got the chance.
How hard is it to write a law saying "The minimum wage will go up"? If you're a Congressperson, it seems like you could manage that.

IMO, minimum wage laws are a bad idea, but it's clear that leftists care much more about taking over our healthcare system and spending trillions of dollars.
 

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In July 2009 the minimum wage did increase, from the 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act. If you recall, the Democrats were talking at the time about prepping to legislate another raise, but they never got the chance.
How hard is it to write a law saying "The minimum wage will go up"? If you're a Congressperson, it seems like you could manage that.

IMO, minimum wage laws are a bad idea, but it's clear that leftists care much more about taking over our healthcare system and spending trillions of dollars.
Have you ever seen our Congress? At this point, we're lucky they manage to turn on all the lights before they have to pack it in for the day.
 
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Dems have been trying to raise the minimum wage for many years, where the hell have you been?
Evidently I was out to lunch with the democrats when they had a super-majority of both houses of congress from 2009-2011. Why didn't they do it then? 111th United States Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They were too busy fixing all the mistakes of George Dumbya the Cross Eyed War Monkey.
Correcting or making new ones?
 
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In July 2009 the minimum wage did increase, from the 2007 Fair Minimum Wage Act. If you recall, the Democrats were talking at the time about prepping to legislate another raise, but they never got the chance.
Right, 2007.
 

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Do Democrats Seriously Want to Raise the Minimum Wage or do they just want to Distract from Obamacare?
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They are unteachable, they didn't learn that raising failed to make things better, every time they did it.

It will fail again, but they have a built in villain; the rich

since people that earn wealth are evil, somehow, even though they provide jobs, they will be scapegoated, again.

and in another few years, they will do it again, and again it will fail

and fail
and fail
and fail

they will never ever learn that it is them that are failing the poor.
 

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Dems have been trying to raise the minimum wage for many years, where the hell have you been?
Yeah, it worked out so well the last time they did it...in 2007. Remember what happened after that?
 

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Dems have been trying to raise the minimum wage for many years, where the hell have you been?
Evidently I was out to lunch with the democrats when they had a super-majority of both houses of congress from 2009-2011. Why didn't they do it then? 111th United States Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They were too busy fixing all the mistakes of George Dumbya the Cross Eyed War Monkey.
What did they fix in? They kept the wars going and made most of Bush tax cuts perment.
 

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Evidently I was out to lunch with the democrats when they had a super-majority of both houses of congress from 2009-2011. Why didn't they do it then? 111th United States Congress - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They were too busy fixing all the mistakes of George Dumbya the Cross Eyed War Monkey.
What did they fix in? They kept the wars going and made most of Bush tax cuts perment.
The Iraq War was not kept going. What are you talking about? Obama corrected the GOP mistake of the Iraq War, and won reelection because of that correction. He also raised taxes on the rich, who deserved it, and can afford it. Guess what? No calamitous economic collapse. Big shocker!!
 

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He also brought all the troops home from Iraq and Afghanistan and emptied then totally obliterated the camp at Gitmo.

Exactly as He promised.

Didn't He?
 

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Dems have been trying to raise the minimum wage for many years, where the hell have you been?
Yeah, it worked out so well the last time they did it...in 2007. Remember what happened after that?
I wouldn't call most Democratic representatives the sharpest tools in the shed, but are you actually trying to blame the 2008 crash on raising the Minimum Wage?
 

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Dems have been trying to raise the minimum wage for many years, where the hell have you been?
Exactly, 'cuz ensuring the most vulnerable among us have no opportunity to work is a GOOD thing, right? I mean, fuck those young people with no experience! And those with low intelligence and little skill, they don't need to work. Screw those fuckers, who needs 'em! Even the senior citizen that just wants to engage in a work place...he should just stay home and die for heaven's sake. Plus, everyone wants higher prices too. As we know, when government mandates higher expenses, why that NEVER gets passed on to consumers. No, it's a good thing to ensure as many of our most vulnerable citizens are prevented from earning a living and forced on the dole. That's what's good for them...because certainly, the central planners know what's best for us all.

Thanks comrade, we couldn't get through the day without you.
 

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Dems have been trying to raise the minimum wage for many years, where the hell have you been?
Exactly, 'cuz ensuring the most vulnerable among us have no opportunity to work is a GOOD thing, right? I mean, fuck those young people with no experience! And those with low intelligence and little skill, they don't need to work. Screw those fuckers, who needs 'em! Even the senior citizen that just wants to engage in a work place...he should just stay home and die for heaven's sake. Plus, everyone wants higher prices too. As we know, when government mandates higher expenses, why that NEVER gets passed on to consumers. No, it's a good thing to ensure as many of our most vulnerable citizens are prevented from earning a living and forced on the dole. That's what's good for them...because certainly, the central planners know what's best for us all.

Thanks comrade, we couldn't get through the day without you.
Spare us the lesson in fantasy economics. Not periodically raising the minimum wage to keep pace with inflation is the same as cutting it in small yearly increments. Every year away from a wage hike would therefore be better according to your theory.
 

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Usually when the minimum wage is raised, the amount increase is insignificant.
 

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