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1 posted on 07/30/2013 11:54:38 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: servo1969

Brilliant- and exactly what happens every time they raise the minimum wage


2 posted on 07/31/2013 12:11:51 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: servo1969
In Williston, ND, fast food worker wages are roughly $14 an hour. That may sound good, but rent for a two-bedroom apartment is roughly $2000/month, (first month's/last month's/ security deposit), plus utilities.

It costs about ten bucks a head to eat at a fast food joint (top rank combo meal, medium drink/fries, plus tax).

Do they really want to go there? Most places don't have an oil boom to fuel those wages.

3 posted on 07/31/2013 12:32:27 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: servo1969

In that photo none of those strikers looks like they are starving, or in need of anything, they do have wants, but don’t we all.


5 posted on 07/31/2013 3:00:43 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: servo1969

those poor starving people must not be making enough to buy food to eat...

oh, wait a minnit...


6 posted on 07/31/2013 3:14:20 AM PDT by Mr. K (Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics, and then Democrat Talking Points.)
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To: servo1969

Isn’t this Kansas undergrad’s idea essentially Obama’s “Middle-Out” strategy, distilled?


7 posted on 07/31/2013 3:52:01 AM PDT by Tallguy (Hunkered down in Pennsylvania)
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To: servo1969

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Money_illusion


8 posted on 07/31/2013 3:59:53 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Doing the same thing and expecting different results is called software engineering.)
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To: servo1969
If Macdonalds has a price rise of 17% then everybody will start going to Burger King instead and a lot of Macdonalds franchises will close down.

The easiest way to capture the complexity is to paraphrase Iowahawk -

Why don't the lefties start their own fast-food places and pay their staff $15 an hour?

9 posted on 07/31/2013 4:01:03 AM PDT by agere_contra (I once saw a movie where only the police and military had guns. It was called 'Schindler's List'.)
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To: servo1969

Clearly, the work of McDonald’s burger flippers is worth seventy-five dollars an hour.

No, make that one hundred dollars an hour.

Wait, why not two hundred dollars an hour...?

Three hundred dollars an hour would be more generous.

When the most basic and fundamental laws of supply and demand are subverted by government interference, as is happening with ever-increasing frequency, the economy of this or any nation tanks.

Burger flippers already get more than market value for their labor; if they want a raise, they can look elsewhere.

Economics 101; clearly, Obama either failed the course or never took it.


12 posted on 07/31/2013 6:25:25 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: servo1969

Miss Hollister there really looks like a surfer ...


13 posted on 07/31/2013 6:27:53 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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