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View Diary: Minimum Wage Map by State... What A Surprise! (updated) (253 comments)

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  •  Red Herring (6+ / 0-)

    They claim to be outraged by the pig amendment, but we both know the min wage hike is what realy chapped their ass.

    We confide in our strength, without boasting of it; we respect that of others, without fearing it. -Thomas Jefferson [-4.75/-4.21]

    by weelzup on Wed Jun 21, 2006 at 05:47:20 PM PDT

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    •  Actually, I think it's that they don't like (5+ / 0-)

      that the voters can do an end-run around them and enact sensible ideas like the gill-net ban, growth management, smaller class sizes, the pig thing, the minimum wage thing, and whatever else us liberals might have up our sleeves....

      "All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out." --I.F. Stone

      by Alice in Florida on Wed Jun 21, 2006 at 08:00:03 PM PDT

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      •  Agreed... (1+ / 0-)
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        Texas Blue Dot

        they hate the fact that when the electorate is presented with a liberal ideal, they embrace it. It scares the shit out of them... and it should!

        Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day. -Thomas Jefferson [-4.75/-4.21]

        by weelzup on Wed Jun 21, 2006 at 08:17:50 PM PDT

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