Unintended Liberal Consequences - minimal wage

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Looks like this stupid $15/hr minimal wage is driving business to automate, resulting in fewer employees.

My neighbor's daughter is a high school student that works part time at a Steak n Shake. She makes extra money. Many of them stayed open here in Florida.

Now she and other people will be without a job thanks to Liberal stupidity.

Everything Liberals touch always turn to shit. Liberals have a hard time grasping the concept of unintended consequences.

Steak n' Shake to ditch table service for self-service kiosks


Steak n' Shake to ditch table service for self-service kiosks



Biglari Holdings, Steak n’ Shake’s parent company, said food preparations took too long in the past and paying wait staff for table service was too expensive.
 

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Looks like this stupid $15/hr minimal wage is driving business to automate, resulting in fewer employees.
Minimum wage has been frozen at $7.25 for 11 years and business is still automating wherever possible.
 

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I remember in the 1970s when gas stations went to self serve pumps and minimum wage was just $2.35

Low minimum wage did not stop automation
 

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This automation is bringing in poor and sloppy service. This is what you get when you get automation within large companies such as your phone company, banks, stores, businesses, medical services, GOVERNMENT SERVICES...sloppy, sorry, lazy, incompetence. It's bad enough dealing with people sometimes, especially those that go through our government schools but an automated voice....you get in a loop and you never get out, you get no service, no answers, no solutions, no satisfaction. This isn't capitalism. It's sorry socialism.
 
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Automation has been replacing workers since before we were born. It's capitalism you are really mad at but you are not allowed to say it.

This is being driven by stupid artificial government wage mandates. We are seeing it all over the country in the service industry.

Liberals always have stupid ideas that have unintended consequences.

For instance, this idiotic Obamacare idea to give insurance subsidies to the filthy ass welfare queens. It drove up the cost of premiums, co payments and deductibles for everybody. How about the idiotic "Green" policies that drive up the cost of energy that working people pay at the pump (not to mention massive power outages)?

The government weenies should never be in the business of interfering in the labor market. Wages should be negotiated between the employer and employee.
 
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There is not a high profit margin in a lot of low level service jobs. When the filthy government mandates artificial uneconomically high wages it forces either the business closing or automation. Both resulting in fewer employees.

The government just needs to stop telling Americans how to live our lives. Fuck the government.
 

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I remember in the 1970s when gas stations went to self serve pumps and minimum wage was just $2.35

Low minimum wage did not stop automation
Yes and the jump for more automation was done when the last minimum wage increase happened which btw also lead to more inflation.
 

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Looks like this stupid $15/hr minimal wage is driving business to automate, resulting in fewer employees.

My neighbor's daughter is a high school student that works part time at a Steak n Shake. She makes extra money. Many of them stayed open here in Florida.

Now she and other people will be without a job thanks to Liberal stupidity.

Everything Liberals touch always turn to shit. Liberals have a hard time grasping the concept of unintended consequences.

Steak n' Shake to ditch table service for self-service kiosks


Steak n' Shake to ditch table service for self-service kiosks



Biglari Holdings, Steak n’ Shake’s parent company, said food preparations took too long in the past and paying wait staff for table service was too expensive.
Bull Shit. Wait a table, Flash. You fucking lazy piece of shit.
 

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Automation has been replacing workers since before we were born. It's capitalism you are really mad at but you are not allowed to say it.

This is being driven by stupid artificial government wage mandates. We are seeing it all over the country in the service industry.

Liberals always have stupid ideas that have unintended consequences.

For instance, this idiotic Obamacare idea to give insurance subsidies to the filthy ass welfare queens. It drove up the cost of premiums, co payments and deductibles for everybody. How about the idiotic "Green" policies that drive up the cost of energy that working people pay at the pump (not to mention massive power outages)?

The government weenies should never be in the business of interfering in the labor market. Wages should be negotiated between the employer and employee.
You were complaining about some burger joint going automated. In that case it is a corporate decision based on the fact that you don't have to pay robots anything. You don't even have to have lights, heat or bathrooms. Flesh and blood workers have never been able to compete with advances in automation. It's the main reason we now have a service-based economy in the first place. Industry was taken over by robots and now services and construction face the same peril. At least the shareholders are happy.
 

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Automation has been replacing workers since before we were born. It's capitalism you are really mad at but you are not allowed to say it.

This is being driven by stupid artificial government wage mandates. We are seeing it all over the country in the service industry.

Liberals always have stupid ideas that have unintended consequences.

For instance, this idiotic Obamacare idea to give insurance subsidies to the filthy ass welfare queens. It drove up the cost of premiums, co payments and deductibles for everybody. How about the idiotic "Green" policies that drive up the cost of energy that working people pay at the pump (not to mention massive power outages)?

The government weenies should never be in the business of interfering in the labor market. Wages should be negotiated between the employer and employee.
You were complaining about some burger joint going automated. In that case it is a corporate decision based on the fact that you don't have to pay robots anything. You don't even have to have lights, heat or bathrooms. Flesh and blood workers have never been able to compete with advances in automation. It's the main reason we now have a service-based economy in the first place. Industry was taken over by robots and now services and construction face the same peril. At least the shareholders are happy.
Who do I pay to plumb my backed up toilet?
 

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Automation has been replacing workers since before we were born. It's capitalism you are really mad at but you are not allowed to say it.

This is being driven by stupid artificial government wage mandates. We are seeing it all over the country in the service industry.

Liberals always have stupid ideas that have unintended consequences.

For instance, this idiotic Obamacare idea to give insurance subsidies to the filthy ass welfare queens. It drove up the cost of premiums, co payments and deductibles for everybody. How about the idiotic "Green" policies that drive up the cost of energy that working people pay at the pump (not to mention massive power outages)?

The government weenies should never be in the business of interfering in the labor market. Wages should be negotiated between the employer and employee.
You were complaining about some burger joint going automated. In that case it is a corporate decision based on the fact that you don't have to pay robots anything. You don't even have to have lights, heat or bathrooms. Flesh and blood workers have never been able to compete with advances in automation. It's the main reason we now have a service-based economy in the first place. Industry was taken over by robots and now services and construction face the same peril. At least the shareholders are happy.
Who do I pay to plumb my backed up toilet?
A plumber I suppose. A robot will never be able to effectively replicate the butt crack.
 

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Looks like this stupid $15/hr minimal wage is driving business to automate, resulting in fewer employees.

My neighbor's daughter is a high school student that works part time at a Steak n Shake. She makes extra money. Many of them stayed open here in Florida.

Now she and other people will be without a job thanks to Liberal stupidity.

Everything Liberals touch always turn to shit. Liberals have a hard time grasping the concept of unintended consequences.

Steak n' Shake to ditch table service for self-service kiosks


Steak n' Shake to ditch table service for self-service kiosks



Biglari Holdings, Steak n’ Shake’s parent company, said food preparations took too long in the past and paying wait staff for table service was too expensive.
Bull Shit. Wait a table, Flash. You fucking lazy piece of shit.
Don't all of those liberals who insist that you make a living wage leave a generous tip???

Or do they just assume that your efforts are free????
 

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I'm not for raising the MW. But automation is coming anyway. It has to. People want their fast food slop asap. Why people eat that stuff is beyond me.
 

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I remember in the 1970s when gas stations went to self serve pumps and minimum wage was just $2.35

Low minimum wage did not stop automation
Yes and the jump for more automation was done when the last minimum wage increase happened which btw also lead to more inflation.
Technology drives automation
Minimum wage has nothing to do with it
 

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Looks like this stupid $15/hr minimal wage is driving business to automate, resulting in fewer employees.

My neighbor's daughter is a high school student that works part time at a Steak n Shake. She makes extra money. Many of them stayed open here in Florida.

Now she and other people will be without a job thanks to Liberal stupidity.

Everything Liberals touch always turn to shit. Liberals have a hard time grasping the concept of unintended consequences.

Steak n' Shake to ditch table service for self-service kiosks


Steak n' Shake to ditch table service for self-service kiosks



Biglari Holdings, Steak n’ Shake’s parent company, said food preparations took too long in the past and paying wait staff for table service was too expensive.
Businesses have been automating all through history yet, the min wage has only been around seventy years
 

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I remember in the 1970s when gas stations went to self serve pumps and minimum wage was just $2.35

Low minimum wage did not stop automation
Yes and the jump for more automation was done when the last minimum wage increase happened which btw also lead to more inflation.
Technology drives automation
Minimum wage has nothing to do with it
If that were true we'd still be walking or riding horses.
 

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Automation has been replacing workers since before we were born. It's capitalism you are really mad at but you are not allowed to say it.

This is being driven by stupid artificial government wage mandates. We are seeing it all over the country in the service industry.

Liberals always have stupid ideas that have unintended consequences.

For instance, this idiotic Obamacare idea to give insurance subsidies to the filthy ass welfare queens. It drove up the cost of premiums, co payments and deductibles for everybody. How about the idiotic "Green" policies that drive up the cost of energy that working people pay at the pump (not to mention massive power outages)?

The government weenies should never be in the business of interfering in the labor market. Wages should be negotiated between the employer and employee.
You were complaining about some burger joint going automated. In that case it is a corporate decision based on the fact that you don't have to pay robots anything. You don't even have to have lights, heat or bathrooms. Flesh and blood workers have never been able to compete with advances in automation. It's the main reason we now have a service-based economy in the first place. Industry was taken over by robots and now services and construction face the same peril. At least the shareholders are happy.
Who do I pay to plumb my backed up toilet?
I have no idea since I do my own house maintenance.
 
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Looks like this stupid $15/hr minimal wage is driving business to automate, resulting in fewer employees.

My neighbor's daughter is a high school student that works part time at a Steak n Shake. She makes extra money. Many of them stayed open here in Florida.

Now she and other people will be without a job thanks to Liberal stupidity.

Everything Liberals touch always turn to shit. Liberals have a hard time grasping the concept of unintended consequences.

Steak n' Shake to ditch table service for self-service kiosks


Steak n' Shake to ditch table service for self-service kiosks



Biglari Holdings, Steak n’ Shake’s parent company, said food preparations took too long in the past and paying wait staff for table service was too expensive.
Bull Shit. Wait a table, Flash. You fucking lazy piece of shit.

I didn't want to wait a table to make a living you moron. Instead I went to Engineering School and learned a profession that paid more money.

If you don't like what you are being paid then go find another job. If you are so sorry as to be only offered a low paying job then that is your problem, not mine.

By the way, the best way to not be poor is to help elect Democrats and their failed Libtard economic policies that always fuck everything up. For instance, during that worthless Negro's administration poverty increased, family income decreased, taxes increased and we had dismal economic growth. It looks like China Joe's administration is going to be even worse.
 
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