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  •  How did that work out in Seatle in terms of turnin (0+ / 0-)

    off voters by starting out at 15$?

    “The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.” George Orwell

    by Tool on Fri Apr 04, 2014 at 08:39:47 AM PDT

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    •  That was a local rate, not a federal rate (0+ / 0-)

      Individual blue states and cities may be able to politically support a higher minimum wage, but not purple and red states.  If a more progressive state or city wants to go higher, fine, but what will sell in Seattle won't sell in Peoria.

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