COMMENTARY - The Minimum Wage:
Obama, the Democrats, and liberals in general are all fond of promoting the idea that businesses don't pay "fair" wages. BUT, lets' think about that for a minute.
When a prospective employee is offered a job (which, incidentally, is the employers job, not the employees) it is the prospective employee that decides whether or not the wage and benefit package offered is acceptable. If it isn't, and the employer cannot hire the workers he needs, he must increase the attractiveness of the package or do without the workers he needs.
In other words it is the worker, not the employer, who is deciding what is and isn't "fair."
Another aspect of this is that minimum wage laws interfere with this basic economic transaction with the result that some jobs that might otherwise exist at less than minimum wage levels don't exist at all because they cannot be economically justified at minimum wage levels. The natural result is that there are fewer entry level jobs than there would have been had there been no interference of the politicians.
Try as they might the politicians have yet to find a way to manage the market, only distort it. Perhaps we should require all politicians to take a course in Economics 101.1 before they enter office.
The Creed of Freedom: http://www.freedom-force.org/freedom.cfm?fuseaction=creed
For Your Consideration: https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Reid and Pelosi send letter to Treasury Secretary Paulson urging government money for auto industry. Remember, folks, the definition of facism is government control of private industry, and by edict the government is already in control of 8-9 of our largest banks: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/11/08/AR2008110802000_pf.html
Dems have been discussing the confiscation of personal retirement accounts. No, I am not kidding:
And why do they want to confiscate your retirement account?: http://www.carolinajournal.com/articles/display_story.html?id=5081
Looks like the Dems will be going after talk radio. Just one more example hinting that the Obama Administration intends to squash all dissenting voices: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2008/11/06/obamas-new-fcc-transition-head-talk-radios-executioner
Sure didn't take long for Jeremiah Wright to pop back into the news did it?: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2008/11/06/obamas-new-fcc-transition-head-talk-radios-executioner
Unions and Dems pushing Employee Free Choice Act, which would do away with secret ballots in union elections (which, despite the name of the Act, is the real goal): http://www.reuters.com/article/politicsNews/idUSTRE4A81L720081109?feedType=RSS&feedName=politicsNews
Listen to Obama declare that the United States is a democracy..... IT ISN'T..... the USA is a Republic: http://otrans.3cdn.net/a935f21490985cc7e6_z3m6ztacs.mp3
What? A national Barack Obama holiday?: http://cjonline.com/stories/110908/loc_353922770.shtml
Feds refusing to disclose who is getting the two-trillion dollars in "bailout" money: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aatlky_cH.tY&refer=worldwide
Looks like the Obama Administration will be conscripting youth for "national service." and get this, at $40/hr: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tom-blumer/2008/11/08/obamas-service-college-program-change-gov-promises-40-hour
"Joe the Plumber" web site: http://www.secureourdream.com/index.html
And not a conservative among them: http://rightbias.com/News/103108idiot.aspx
So......? Isn't this what liberals always do to the public?: http://www.mycentraljersey.com/article/20081109/STATE/81109008
Fed gives AIG $150-billion more of our tax dollars: http://biz.yahoo.com/rb/081110/business_us_aig.html?.v=7
The 65MPG Ford that Europe will get, but you can't have: http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/08_37/b4099060491065.htm?chan=rss_topStories_ssi_5
Obama's plan for college student community service at $40/hr...... make that mandatory community service...... complete with conscription: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/tom-blumer/2008/11/08/obamas-service-college-program-change-gov-promises-40-hour
Forced national service: http://www.reddirtreport.com/news.php?id=8221
The logic of liberals exposed: http://www.judicialwatch.org/blog/2008/nov/judge-ban-use-illegal-and-aliens
WHAT? Schools test "no zeros" grading. 60 to be lowest grade: http://184.108.40.206/search?q=cache:B9atXKyRRt4J:www.knoxnews.com/news/2008/nov/08/schools-test-no-zero-grading-method/+no+zero+grading+method&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=us
Another result of the nanny state: http://www.2news.tv/news/34110794.html
Obama's and the Liberal's programs very similar to those of the Nazis: http://www.crossroad.to/text/articles/tnmfobe1196.html#service
Why the Republicans failed:
Obama Administration already changing what they promised: http://washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/11/exclusive-obama-deletes-agenda-from-transition-web/
Well, it is change, isn't it? Note what they said, and note that it is already gone from their web site (try the link): http://www.libertypost.org/cgi-bin/readart.cgi?ArtNum=245772
Already ignoring the Constitution and the Supreme Court: http://www.buckeyefirearms.org/node/6192
Free medical treatment for illegal immigrants: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2008369322_immigdialysis09.html?syndication=rss
Many illegals NOT here to find work: http://www.newswithviews.com/Cutler/michael139.htm
More about Bill Ayers: http://www.jdl.org/geeklog//article.php?story=20081006232206815&mode=print
Obama campaign accepted millions in illegal donations: http://scamsters.blogspot.com/2008/11/obama-took-millions-in-illegal.html
"Spreading the Wealth." Just more liberal propaganda: http://www.truthout.org/110608R
Hmmmm! Obama not a citizen?????: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UtvJ_nM47GM
The scare that never was: http://www.dailytech.com/Sea+Ice+Growing+at+Fastest+Pace+on+Record/article13385.htm
Which political is the party of racists...... (hint) it isn't the Republicans: http://bridgetdgms.wordpress.com/