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I’ve heard a lot of hype and coverage about 'fast food' workers wanting to increase their wages to $15 per hour.
“If you’re a conservative and stop to rescue victims in a car accident like Mitt Romney’s son did, you’re mocked and ridiculed by those on the left. If you’re a liberal and kill someone with your car, then run away, you’re elected senator of Massachusetts like Ted Kennedy!”
Is America’s center rising again? It certainly seems that way.
Come January, Arizona's minimum wage workers will be able to afford an extra Big Mac a week.
“In all of my 78 years, whenever two different cultures are involved, the ‘race card’ is played by the culture which is losing the argument, discussion etc… Let’s face it, if you can’t come to a solution To the problem, don’t use the race card, it proves to me you have lost the argument. I Hope Jesse Jackson will use that thought.”
How much do some of our pro-lifers really care about life? Really, do they just care for those in utero but once out, well, good luck, because those kids are now on their own?
PHOENIX — Don't look for the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry to give up this coming year on its perennial bid to limit how union dues can be used to affect politics.
An interesting paradox, so to speak, created by typical Republican hypocrisy!
“Had the Tempe ‘grocery groper’ not been nabbed, I was going to suggest the police go trolling with one of the Kardashian clan, who are well known for their abundant posteriors.”
“When I filled up the tank on my first car I was working for minimum wage. I remember thinking I have to work one hour for five gallons of gas. Times were good. Gasoline should be the leading economic indicator because it’s the leading excuse from my creditors for rate increases. Minimum wage should be based on that excuse. Do the math republicans can’seem to do.”
“We are scolded by government messages to rely on mass transit. But your car never goes on strike for a greedier deal. Drive away, dude. Also, why can’t upper management get off their duffs and drive the buses during strikes?”
“Is it true that the United States is the only developed country which allows children born to illegal immigrants to become citizens if born here?”
“The minimum wage was NEVER, NEVER intended for a family man. It was ONLY intended as a stop-gap income between, i.e. high school and the proper training or education for those high income ‘family man’ jobs. Those pushing for higher minimum wages are hurting employers and those young people’s chances for stop-gap employment and causing the loss of millions of interim jobs. The bleeding heart folks need to wake up and wise up.”
“There they go again!” Ronald Reagan’s words echoed in my mind as I read Rod Livdahl’s recent letter supporting a raise in the minimum wage.
What is wrong with America?
Regressive thinkers like Paul Ryan and Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff, who just had their invalid austerity facts exposed by three researchers from UMass, are running scared now. So scared, in fact, that they are talking CRAZY.
Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Monday making it easier for police to arrest those who remain on someone else's property.
Seeing what's happened elsewhere, the restaurant industry has convinced state lawmakers to prevent cities and counties from telling them how much they have to pay their workers.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama had a simple message for Republicans in Congress: Do it my way.
WASHINGTON — Republicans warned Tuesday that President Barack Obama's second-term agenda would bring more tax increases and escalate deficit spending, vowing that they would guard against Washington-centric policies and help middle-class families rebound from years of tepid economic growth.
WASHINGTON — Uncompromising and politically emboldened, President Barack Obama urged a deeply divided Congress Tuesday night to embrace his plans to use government money to create jobs and strengthen the nation's middle class. He declared Republican ideas for reducing the deficit "even worse" than the unpalatable deals Washington had to stomach during his first term.
“Ben Arredondo violated the public trust to enhance his personal wealth and image in excess of the legal and moral limits. There are few lower than him in society, maybe only child molesters. Now his buddies, Democrats, act like he is a persecuted choir boy.”
WASHINGTON — Arizona had the second-highest income inequality in the nation between 2008 and 2010, trailing only New Mexico for the gap between its richest and poorest residents, a new report says.
This country has truly changed, and I believe there will be no going back. Hate lost on Election Day. That is amazing in and of itself. Add to that all the women who were elected and you have a total rebuke of Neanderthal attitudes.
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