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G_j Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-29-09 12:16 PM
Response to Reply #10
12. yep, ppl need to be poor, maybe even homeless
to keep this wonderful system afloat.
it's a small sacrifice to make...

:sarcasm:
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  -A question for San Fran DU'ers.. Did raising your minimum wage to $9.79 kill small business in SF? Union Yes  Oct-29-09 11:31 AM   #0 
  - No and neither did the SF Universal Health Care program  CreekDog   Oct-29-09 11:34 AM   #1 
  - Thanks for the info.  Union Yes   Oct-29-09 11:37 AM   #3 
  - and I like paying the extra fee  dana_b   Oct-29-09 03:11 PM   #37 
  - Very good question  conscious evolution   Oct-29-09 11:35 AM   #2 
  - Yup. Agree. It's mostly fearmongering from wealthy business owners, COC etc.  Union Yes   Oct-29-09 11:40 AM   #4 
     - It's all just a poker game. They're bluffing.  Cant trust em   Oct-29-09 12:00 PM   #6 
  - I work for an agency that does micro enterprise business development  Cant trust em   Oct-29-09 11:58 AM   #5 
  - Thanks for the informed reply!  Union Yes   Oct-29-09 12:05 PM   #8 
  - When Oregon raised its minimum wage a few years back  Lydia Leftcoast   Oct-29-09 12:03 PM   #7 
  - And I'm guessing many more folks could afford that $6 lunch than before the MW increase. Correct?  Union Yes   Oct-29-09 12:07 PM   #9 
  - lol unless all you could budget for was $5 a lunch,  vadawg   Oct-29-09 12:11 PM   #11 
     - Well, actually, the people who typically go out for lunch to neighborhood  Lydia Leftcoast   Oct-29-09 12:48 PM   #17 
     - still dosent change the fact that i, who makes good money have a lunch budget  vadawg   Oct-29-09 12:55 PM   #19 
        - If your money is so tight that you can't absorb an additional $1 a day  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-29-09 01:05 PM   #22 
        - missing the point, the raise in the price of the lunches has lowered the value of everyone in the ar  vadawg   Oct-29-09 01:23 PM   #23 
           - IOW, you are happy with people less well off than you going without lunch  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-29-09 02:00 PM   #28 
              - still missing the point, unless you want to wuipe out everyone who makes just above the minimum wage  vadawg   Oct-29-09 02:12 PM   #30 
                 - The point is, you are still making it about YOU instead of about  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-29-09 02:50 PM   #33 
                    - and you are still missing the overall point, i use myself as an example  vadawg   Oct-29-09 02:55 PM   #34 
        - so skip the Coke so someone may feed their family.  nashville_brook   Oct-29-09 03:07 PM   #35 
           - missing the point, inflation is the point im making and how it effects everyone...  vadawg   Oct-29-09 03:12 PM   #38 
     - You do understand, of course, that if everyone got an equivalent raise  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-29-09 12:56 PM   #20 
        - minimum up by 80 cents makes sense but when you have calls to raise it to  vadawg   Oct-29-09 01:34 PM   #25 
  - To hear Repukes tell it  libodem   Oct-29-09 12:09 PM   #10 
  - yep, ppl need to be poor, maybe even homeless  G_j   Oct-29-09 12:16 PM   #12 
  - Yes, we need an Aristocracy  libodem   Oct-29-09 01:04 PM   #21 
  - I ckecked out your thread..  Union Yes   Oct-29-09 02:41 PM   #31 
     - thank you  libodem   Oct-29-09 03:12 PM   #39 
  - It's very simple.  burning rain   Oct-29-09 12:27 PM   #13 
  - I work at a small SF company --  Hell Hath No Fury   Oct-29-09 12:33 PM   #14 
  - I agree. Health care is far more crushing to SB than a MW increase.  Union Yes   Oct-29-09 12:39 PM   #15 
  - 5000 a month for McMedicine?!  KamaAina   Oct-29-09 01:40 PM   #26 
  - I could increase pay but not after giving benefits of 40% of salary  stray cat   Oct-29-09 12:43 PM   #16 
  - I'd say no.  Cessna Invesco Palin   Oct-29-09 12:54 PM   #18 
  - No. And there are many, many small businesses here n/t  chatnoir   Oct-29-09 01:28 PM   #24 
  - Good to hear this from a resident.  Union Yes   Oct-29-09 01:50 PM   #27 
  - WHERE I LIVE JUST OUTSIDE S.F A BABYSITTER IS FIFTEEN DOLLARS AN HOUR  HowHasItComeToThis   Oct-29-09 03:09 PM   #36 
  - Not even remotely an apple to apple comparison  Godhumor   Oct-29-09 02:09 PM   #29 
  - yes, all the rich people moved away, now no one has a job, hadn't you heard?  Hannah Bell   Oct-29-09 02:43 PM   #32 
 

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