Vermont Pushes Minimum Wage to New Highs

Vermont Pushes Minimum Wage to New Highs

There are 11 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from Jun 10, 2014, titled Vermont Pushes Minimum Wage to New Highs. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

Vermont became the first state to approve a minimum wage above President Barack Obama 's $10.10 an hour goal, potentially creating a series of oneupmanship that could elevate wage floors in pockets of the country.

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Since: Nov 08

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#1 Jun 10, 2014
Moonlight in Vermont

Ski Trails on a mountainside
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A dollar is worth nothing now.
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$10 or $20
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The Federal Reserve has ruined our dollar..
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Thus this stupid band-aid.
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Too expensive to ski in Vermont.
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Smuggler's notch might become just that some day.
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Black market like in Russia.
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That's what they have given us. Worthless money.

Since: Nov 08

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#2 Jun 10, 2014
The downward spiral has begun.
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Soon $10. will be worth $1 dollar in buying power.
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Welcome to prewar Germany.
Swedenforever

Carmel, IN

#3 Jun 10, 2014
So you wont go skiing there? Lets make it 12-hahaha!!!

Lawrence Wolfe will be here soon
Swedenforever

Carmel, IN

#4 Jun 10, 2014
Mr. Big Bad John Kingsdale

Since: Feb 08

Hypoluxo Fl

#5 Jun 10, 2014
Eighthman wrote:
The downward spiral has begun.
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Soon $10. will be worth $1 dollar in buying power.
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Welcome to prewar Germany.
You've been on as downward spiral since you've been here. You now have one braincell left. Try and save it.

“Yeah, but...”

Since: Sep 11

MILKY WAY

#6 Jun 10, 2014
Somebody explain to us how raising the minimum wage will increase employment.

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/mar/...
truth-facts

Chillicothe, OH

#7 Jun 10, 2014
SirPrize wrote:
Somebody explain to us how raising the minimum wage will increase employment.
http://www.theguardian.com/business/2014/mar/...
Let one of the common core jackazzes explain it to you.

“Yeah, but...”

Since: Sep 11

MILKY WAY

#8 Jun 10, 2014
truth-facts wrote:
<quoted text>Let one of the common core jackazzes explain it to you.
So you cannot explain how raising the minimum wage would increase employment. But your quick resort to pejorative is duly noted.

Since: Nov 08

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#9 Jun 11, 2014
Now that $10. only buys $2 worth of stuff, thanks to our South Korean Ferry Boat Captain in the White House, what does it matter?
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Let's raise taxes on business too. And Make Health Insurance impossible to pay for.
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That's the Obama Un-employment Boogie.
truth-facts

Lewis Center, OH

#10 Jun 11, 2014
SirPrize wrote:
<quoted text>
So you cannot explain how raising the minimum wage would increase employment. But your quick resort to pejorative is duly noted.
Lighten up Francis.
truth-facts

Lewis Center, OH

#11 Jun 11, 2014
SirPrize wrote:
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So you cannot explain how raising the minimum wage would increase employment. But your quick resort to pejorative is duly noted.
You require small business owners to raise min. wage they will go out of business. Small business owners scrape by as it is now this = job losses. Medium size businesses will cut jobs as well. The CBO already has stated there will be job losses. But "what difference does it matter"

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