During the 2012 presidential campaign, President Obama caught some flak for a speech in which he claimed that businesses aren’t responsible for their own success… 859 more words
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While I have strong opinions about most of the political issues that I know about, I do have to acknowledge that, in most cases, people can reasonably come to different conclusions based on reasonable differences in core beliefs, or the way that they structure arguments. 249 more words
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In a 1966 essay criticizing Congress for raising the minimum wage, Milton Friedman wrote: Congress has just acted to increase unemployment. It did so by raising the legal minimum-wage rate from $1.25 to $1.60 an hour, effective in 1968, and extending its coverage.
Republicans attack a lot of things but the minimum wage is something they attack the most and it is rather infuriating to say the least. They are epic liars about every political issue but they take it to a whole new level on this very issue and these lies must be challenged. 1,395 more words