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The minimum wage is rarely
a household´s sole sustenance

Washington Examiner, by David Freddoso

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Posted By:grace52, 1/31/2014 2:30:14 PM

Earlier this month, I wrote about how North Carolina cut off its extended unemployment benefits in July, only to see its job market take off in the months afterward. As the new Labor Department state employment data from last week reaffirm, the cuts don´t seem to have hurt the state´s economy at all, and might have even helped encourage job-seekers to take what was available. This reality did not prevent President Obama from calling on Congress in Tuesday´s State of the Union to extend benefits, prolonging the six-year “emergency” measure.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/31/2014 3:42:21 PM     (No. 9713479)

Something good is working in North Carolina - incentives and carrots always win.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: watashiyo, 1/31/2014 4:15:01 PM     (No. 9713521)

Go to Japan. Robots roaming the malls as security guard. Machines taking orders and giving out changes in fast food restaurants. Robots laboring at senior care homes.
Here in America, raise the minimum wage and the poor will multiply exponentially. Robots will take over low skilled labors.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/31/2014 10:36:57 PM     (No. 9714005)

Really ?
Is the same to be said about Social Security ?



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