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View Diary: Obama's proposal to raise the minimum wage collides immediately with usual Republican malarkey (171 comments)

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    "People earning minimum wages spend their money NOW. The more dollars that are spent in a wide range of daily products and services"
    This is true. But why not spread money around using the EITC or other benefits? That way poor people still get the money and no jobs are priced out of existence.
    "If you're an effective employer, you should be able to get value in excess of $9/hour"
    Sez who? Show your data.

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