8 Little-Known Reasons the Politicians are Dead Wrong: How the Minimum Wage is Hurting the Poor, the Middle Class and Job Creators

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The politicians … the media … Facebook … It’s a constant, loud cry to raise the minimum wage… They claim it’s necessary to help the poor and to prevent poverty. But there are 8 little-known reasons why they are dead wrong. Raising the minimum wage is the worst possible thing you can do for the poor … and for everyone. …

Minimum Wage Hike: Destroys Jobs and Opportunity

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The pursuit of a “livable” wage for entry level workers has been a topic of hot debate in this country. Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour distorts the mechanizations of the free enterprise system based on supply and demand. Let’s say an eatery is forced to pay all its employees a minimum of $15 an hour, the owner …

Before/After: What Your Food Will Cost You after a $15 Hourly Wage Hike

Craig Huey Culture Wars, Economics 5 Comments

Many city and state governments have passed laws to raise the minimum wage to $15.00 an hour. Great intentions … but the unintended consequences are terrible. These government-imposed wage hikes will: Accelerate automation Cause entry level jobs to disappear See people laid off or jobs phased out Hurt the poor and mentally/physically challenged the most Lower investment capital and economic …

Workers Strike for $15 an Hour: Fast Track to Automation, Unemployment, and Poverty

Workers Strike for $15 an Hour: Fast Track to Automation, Unemployment, and Poverty

Craig Huey Economics, Free Markets and Socialism, Government, Congress, and Politics 3 Comments

Across America, at fast food restaurants, airports, and other places, the Services Employees International Union and other liberal unions have gone on strike. They want a $15 minimum wage imposed on all businesses. They claim that everyone who works should earn a living wage. These special interest groups do not understand the laws of supply and demand. Forcing up the …