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The U.S. minimum wage should be

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Fixed, but below the current $7.25
  533 votes / 2%
Fixed, right at the current $7.25
  763 votes / 3%
Fixed, but at higher than the current $7.25
  3875 votes / 15%
Linked to the Consumer Price Index (CPI)
  10373 votes / 42%
Linked to a particular measure other than CPI
  2333 votes / 9%
Abolished
  5830 votes / 23%
[I'll write my minimum wage manifesto below.]]
  955 votes / 3%
24662 total votes.
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The U.S. minimum wage should be

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  • by Kookus (653170) on Sunday February 24, 2013 @03:24PM (#42996571) Journal

    Which would you rather have happen?
    Swift kick in your nether regions
    Molars removed without sedation
    Fingers broken 1 by 1 by a casino henchman
    Your favorite food and beverage hand delivered by the person you're most attracted to

    Takes the fun out of the polls.

  • Re:Fixed (Score:5, Funny)

    by excelsior_gr (969383) on Sunday February 24, 2013 @03:32PM (#42996617)

    I think he suggests reintroducing slavery. He probably didn't like the latest Lincoln movie.

  • Re:Fixed (Score:5, Funny)

    by IRIGHTI (831307) on Sunday February 24, 2013 @05:18PM (#42997361) Homepage

    "Surely, we'll get some crackheads that at least want a $1/hour."

    This doesn't work because many people will cease to shop where crackheads are running the store... thus actually reducing profits. Hiring good labor at the right price is key to bringing in money.

    Apparently this guy has never been to Walmart....

  • Re:Fixed (Score:5, Funny)

    by Vairon (17314) on Tuesday February 26, 2013 @03:46AM (#43012189)

    I think they have subtle differences.
    Chicken shit seems synonymous with scared. It's usually spelled as two words.
    Horse shit and bullshit are often interchangeable and mean nonsense, stupid or untrue. However bullshit is more popular as a word.
    Bullshit also is the only *shit phrase I know of with a easy to use 2-letter abbreviation; bs.
    You forgot to mention batshit. As in "You must be batshit crazy to think that this chicken shit outfit gives horse shit about your bullshit."

The first Rotarian was the first man to call John the Baptist "Jack." -- H.L. Mencken

 



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