Skip to comments.Poll to FReep: The Big Question: Should the federal minimum wage be raised?
Posted on 07/24/2012 6:00:44 PM PDT by Hunton Peck
The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour, unchanged for the past three years. Do you think it should be raised?
Not sure(2 Responses)2%
Total: 101 respondents
if it gets raised, more people will lose their jobs, it should be abolished until thee depression is over
My answer wasn’t listed: Abolish the minimum wage.
And, then, more people will be dependent on the government. Cowherd-Piven. I’m surprised that Zero doesn’t want to raise it to $25 an hour.
Given the economy’s course in the last three years, the Minimum Wage should be lowered.
No is now ahead.
only if you think unemployment particularly for young blacks is too low!
The tide is turning...
Not sure(2 Responses)
Keep it going!!
There are not enough superlatives that I can use to indicate how totally I'm in complete, unalterable, decisive agreement with you on this. The minimum wage (and labor unions for that matter) are impediments to the machinery of the free market. In particular, the minimum wage is an anti-liberty artifice that sets a false bottom on the cost of services. Both the employer and employee are constrained from agreeing on a price. Simply put, the minimum wage is a latter-day form of slavery.
That Public Radio station will get more votes than they have listeners.
But only 243 votes so it doesn’t take much to move the results in either direction.
Even a person who can’t say no can answer this one correctly. Hell no. No brainer.
Not sure(2 Responses)
Total: 270 respondents
Sure - do it right now. And make it effective immediately.
Call it 'The Obama Un-Affordable Entry Level Employee Act'.
That's probably the single best way to raise the unemployment rate in the short time left before the election.
Especially among black yoots.
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Total: 351 respondents
Voted at 10:20pm EST
I still want to know who these “don’t know/not sure/don’t have a brain” idiots who vote in these polls are. This isn’t a push poll, so why should such numbskulls answer at all?
Sure, if you want the unemployment rate to go higher.
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