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  •  I'm not understanding this, but this has... (5+ / 0-)

    ...all the hallmarks of nationally distributed GOP talking points.

    I can see how calling for lower business taxes can sneak by people as an argument for pro-growth policies, but are enough of our fellow citizens really gullible enough to think that lowering the minimum wage is a good thing?

    "Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will." -- Frederick Douglass

    by Egalitare on Fri Oct 01, 2010 at 03:19:47 PM PDT

    •  If it smells like dog shit, (3+ / 0-)
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      JayBat, testvet6778, Egalitare

      ...looks like dog shit, and makes a mess on your shoe, then it's probably....

      "Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; if you don't bet, you can't win." Lazarus Long

      by rfall on Fri Oct 01, 2010 at 03:21:12 PM PDT

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    •  Sure, the people who can't get a job (0+ / 0-)

      can desperately believe that a lower min wage might make one for them, and the people making more probably don't realize that lowering it will also cause the wages for their job to go down.

      And the rich expect to laugh all the way to the bank, but are the most deluded of the bunch, 'cause wages are the fuel that makes our consumer society work.

      "My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die."

      by davewill on Fri Oct 01, 2010 at 03:24:57 PM PDT

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    •  No coincidence it's coming up all over (0+ / 0-)

      the country.

      Another Luntz production or someone equally as evil.

      You may not feel warm enough. That does not entitle you to burn our house down. Instead, go out and get some wood for the stove.

      by Into The Woods on Fri Oct 01, 2010 at 04:23:06 PM PDT

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