Posts Tagged ‘Minimum Wage’

Slinging Hash

I ran across a story at Huffpo today that pointed out the travesty that the already absurdly low minimum wage doesn’t apply to “tipped” employees; in most states it’s still $2.13 (!) per hour, where it has been stuck for twenty years due to (surprise!) restaurant industry lobbying.  Needless to say, it is the worst [...]

For What It’s Worth

Well, it’s been finally settled, what ails America.  You see, the richly overpaid media stars who spout errant nonsense to us each day disguised as news seem to agree with the plutocrats that even words that might hurt that the delicate feelings of those who make, say $50,000 per hour, must be censored at all [...]

No Class

For years I’ve gotten used to the deep character flaws that plague the right: mainly duplicity, dishonesty, self-dealing, and lack of empathy, but seldom does one story encapsulate the whole enchilada (no pun intended…) in all its glory like this one.  It seems that the ol’ cocktailhag who has so far spent $120 million or [...]