Did You Know...

   

Elizabeth Warren wants to know why the minimum wage isn’t $22 an hour

Share
By Doug Powers  •  March 18, 2013 01:30 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

Because everyone should be able to afford to buy a condo at least as nice as the one Dances With Identity Theft lives in.

From NRO:

In a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions last week on “indexing the minimum wage,” Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren inquired of University of Massachusetts professor economics Arindrajit Dube, “If we started in 1960, and we said that, as productivity goes up — that is, as workers are producing more — then the minimum wage is going to go up the same. And, if that were the case, the minimum wage today would be about $22 an hour. So, my question, Mr. Dube, is what happened to the other $14.75?”

What happened to the other $14.75? Maybe it all got spent on tuition for one of Warren’s classes.

Why stop at $22? Why not $100, $200 or $1,000 an hour? Why does Elizabeth Warren hate the working class?

If productivity/performance is the measure for wages, Congress wouldn’t even get a paycheck. At the very least their salaries need to be garnished until the nearly $17 trillion is paid off.

Video via Weasel Zippers:

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus
Posted in: Politicians

Proof-positive that Hillary Clinton has the press on the ropes (a post-4th open thread)

July 5, 2015 10:54 AM by Doug Powers

press1

Press provided with escort

Obama admin: Honor the spirit of Independence Day by convincing your family this gov’t mandate is awesome; Updated

July 3, 2015 06:55 AM by Doug Powers

founders

“We hold these mandates to be self-evident”

Feel the Bern, Hillary! Packed house in Madison, WI cheers Bernie Sanders’ plan to turn US into Greece

July 1, 2015 09:19 PM by Doug Powers

sanders

Socialist-mentum!

State Dept’s dump of Hillary’s emails re-confirms what we already knew: David Axelrod’s a liar

June 30, 2015 10:53 PM by Doug Powers

axelrod

Hillary’s going long on red herring futures

Real shocker! Hillary Clinton edited emails that were turned over to the State Dept; Updated

June 29, 2015 12:04 PM by Doug Powers

hillaryemail

The transparency we’ve come to expect.


Categories: 2016 Campaign, Corruption, Feature Story, Hillary Clinton

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook