Screw the working poor

26 Jan

That’s the message from 28, count ’em 28, Republican Senators this week who voted for a measure that would have eliminated the federal minimum wage. Had it passed, the good folks in red-state Kansas would have seen their minimum wage drop to $2.65/hour.

Be sure to study that list carefully.  You might see your own Senator’s name on it, and there’s a couple of guys who are really hoping you’ll vote for them for President.

If you’re really outraged at how your Senator voted, why not tell him about it? (No sexism here–it appears that all of these guys are men. Even conservative women knew this dumb idea would hurt families.)

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One Response to “Screw the working poor”

  1. jeremiasx January 26, 2007 at 7:51 am #

    This is indeed outrageous…but not surprising at all…the argument that if left to their own devices that corporations will do right…is just plain wrong. Wages have consistently risen with increases in Federal minimum wage laws as they will do everything in their power to hold on to that cash like it was the key to heaven.

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