$26 minimum wage?

$26 minimum wage?

minimum wage, taylor jones, cagle, May 8, 2014California’s minimum wage rises to $9 an hour from $8 on July 1. Then in 2015, it rises to $10.

That’s still pretty low for this expensive state. So Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., is proposing $26 an hour.

That still seems pretty chintsy. Members of Congress make $174,000 a year. Assuming a 40 hour work week (not including schmoozing at parties, campaigning, calling donors for cash, etc.), that’s $181 an hour.

A local burger flipper adds more to the economy than any member of Congress — especially the “small government” Republicans who keep increasing government.

So let’s boost the minimum wage to $181 an hour.

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  1. Ted Steele, Manager
    Ted Steele, Manager 8 May, 2014, 15:59

    John– What do you think you’re worth an hour?

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  2. John Seiler
    John Seiler Author 8 May, 2014, 20:35

    Whatever someone will pay me on the free market.

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  3. Ulysses Uhaul
    Ulysses Uhaul 9 May, 2014, 00:01

    Don’t even go there about Poodle’s wages.

    Corn dog dippers who wear beanies and knee cap high patin leather boots are truly scarce in Adelanto!

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  4. Donkey
    Donkey 9 May, 2014, 06:52

    Every RAGWUS feeder alive at the state, county, or city level is overpaid and underworked. Every single one!!! 🙂

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  5. Ulysses Uhaul
    Ulysses Uhaul 9 May, 2014, 22:27

    Donkey….your meds bro…..

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  6. Donkey
    Donkey 9 May, 2014, 22:41

    Ahaul, is Orville “Moe” Fleming a friend of yours. Looks as if he just couldn’t take it anymore, was it too much porn and time on his hands at he firehouse? Public employees are dangerous indeed. 🙂

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