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  •  Huh? (1+ / 0-)
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    So kids are a luxury item only the rich should be allowed to have?

    Well, that's certainly food for thought.

    What's wrong with America? I'll tell you. Everything Romney said was pre-chewed wads of cud from Republicans from the last 30 years and yet he managed thru a combination of racism and selling the (false) hope of riches to get 47% of the national vote.

    by ontheleftcoast on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 11:14:32 AM PST

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    •  Yes, only the rich should be allowed to have kids. (0+ / 0-)

      That's exactly what I meant when I said that the minimum living wage shouldn't factor in supporting a spouse and kids.

      It's supposed to be a minimum wage, not the ONLY wage. You can't really even take care of yourself on today's minimum wage, especially with no healthcare benefits. Society doesn't owe anyone kids or a free spouse.

      I see what you did there.

      by GoGoGoEverton on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 11:53:12 AM PST

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