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Section A: General News

Letter: Minimum wage hike merely a Band-Aid




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May 14, 2014 | 1735 views | 58 comments

Editor:

Once again we are hearing about a higher minimum wage. But basic economics shows that raising the minimum wage is nothing but a feel-good Band-Aid on a festering problem.  . . .

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4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Spriungs  
May 28 at 10:32am
 
 
Have I mentioned that I wiped something off my shoes the other day and I immediately thought of Obama?
 
 
4th Generation Texan  
Sutherland Spriungs  
May 26 at 10:18am
 
 
I'm feeling nauseous watching Obama at the Memorial Day celebration. I'm thinking that he shouldn't be allowed to breathe the same air as the gathered military heros ... Read More Read More
 
 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
May 23 at 11:35am
 
 
Grouch,

You're right. Last time I checked the Wall Street indexes I noticed that there were only two indexes ... The Retail Index and the Wholesale Index. I already ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
May 23 at 10:58am
 
 
Due to your never ending quest to convince me
that fast food operations are not retail, I
see no reason to continue this exchange.
Being a simple country boy, it's hard ... Read More Read More
 
 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
May 23 at 9:13am
 
 
Grouch,

See if I can explain it to you this way. I think we can agree that Apple is a retailer. But, when seeking to buy or sell its stock its labeled as in the electronics ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
May 23 at 4:37am
 
 
Bob Pritts ... I do not have a fixation with 'retail' but I do respond to false
statements. Just call it a 'detail' fixation. For some unknown ... Read More Read More
 
 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
May 22 at 9:58pm
 
 
Grouch,

You're right. I shouldn't have guessed it was Pizza Hut. It could been any number of pizza outfits ... Dominoes, Little Caesar's, Papa John's, etc. ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
May 22 at 9:17pm
 
 
Bob Pritts..... My bakery example was in
response to your contention that fast food
outlets cannot be classified as retail. I found
a web site that used the exact same ... Read More Read More
 
 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
May 22 at 8:36pm
 
 
Grouch,

I don't doubt you did find wage data. The data you found would be an industry average ... correct? Does it give you the payroll averages on individual franchises ... Read More Read More
 
 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
May 22 at 6:36pm
 
 
Mr Pritts..... That's strange because I
found wage data on a NRA site, it just
wasn't broken down to fast food outlets.
So if you got the info at a NRA convention,
would ... Read More Read More
 

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