The minimum wage debate will probably go on for years, as it has in the past, but the truth of the matter is it hurts the most vulnerable more than anybody. Let’s face it, if the approval rating of Democrats was higher and it wasn’t an election year, where they counted on the “most vulnerable”for votes, they wouldn’t even be talking about a minimum wage increase.
Raising the minimum wage according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) could cost Americans between 500,000 and a million jobs. But that’s not what the Democrats would tell you is it? What else would they not tell you?
There you have it!
In summary, many labor workers already make close to or over $20/hr. Only 2.8% of the American workers are below minimum wage and less than that if you take out those who earn tips. Half of those who earn minimum wage can’t even vote. Even many of those who support minimum wage, admit it will kill jobs. Those most vulnerable are hit the hardest – minorities and poor. Finally, increasing minimum wage does NOT fix our sluggish economy.
What will fix our sluggish economy?
For a start: cutting taxes, reducing regulations and repealing Obamacare. Oh, that’s right, those are conservative principles. Principles that Democrats don’t want you to know about, because they would rather you – the voter – DEPEND on the government for the answers!
The fact is…if you get government OUT OF THE WAY…America would do just fine!