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More on The Minimum Wage
(11-30-2016, 01:37 PM)John L Wrote:
(11-30-2016, 12:41 PM)WarBicycle Wrote: Minimum wage is an incentive to either learn a trade or a get post-secondary education.

You mean a "negative" incentive, correct?

Yes, I once knew a guy who went back to school because he was tired of crappy jobs.
The true purpose of democracy is not to select the best leaders — a clearly debatable obligation — but to facilitate the prompt and peaceful removal of obviously bad ones. 
Hey, join the military. Get your education free. No unemployment line either. Spiteful
Have a Gneiss Day!
And in the "Every Action Has Consequences" Category, progressive states are moving quickly to the ideal $15 dollars per hour goal.  Unfortunately, they lack the ability to understand economics, and how this highly encourages automation, and less jobs for first time employees.   Here comes the "Dose of Reality" they never bothered to anticipate.

This burger-flipping robot could soon be in every fast food kitchen in America

If reality and ideals are not in sync with each other, emotion general tips the scales.  And the consequences almost always make things worse for everyone.  Spiteful

Meet Flippy, The Burger-Flipping Robot Poised To Transform Fast Food | CNBC

Have a Gneiss Day!

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