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    Dirtandiron

    it hasn't helped the low wage earners who used to work in manufacturing but now work at Walmart, or the other retail workers who have seen their own earnings reduced as a result of Walmart's market domination.

    "A lie is not the other side of a story; it's just a lie."

    by happy camper on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 06:24:07 AM PDT

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    •  Good point, but (2+ / 0-)
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      greengemini, nextstep

      WA has the highest minimum wage of all 50 states -- $9.19 per hour. And it's automatically indexed to inflation.

      "Stupid just can't keep its mouth shut." -- SweetAuntFanny's grandmother.

      by Dbug on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 07:19:00 AM PDT

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