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Should it exist?

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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #105 on: June 23, 2016, 02:45:49 pm »

I had no idea cheese was so common at breakfast elsewhere. Mine is two slices of buttered toast and two scrambled or fried eggs if I have the time/materials, or oatmeal with some sliced up fruit in it otherwise. All served with milk or fruit juice depending on availability.

It's kinda weird, thinking about it, how people tend to eat almost exactly the same things for breakfast every day but balk at the idea of doing the same at lunch or dinner.
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #106 on: June 23, 2016, 02:50:33 pm »

oatmeal with some sliced up fruit
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #107 on: June 23, 2016, 03:04:22 pm »

Well, I was going to post a nicely thought-out POV on economics and the way macro and micro intersect at the minimum wage, but...

Yeah, that it is truly shocking, but still less shocking than that you have to be a slave for the government for a couple of days every week to pay your taxes - like a slave you have no choice in the matter and you can't stop working for it unless you want to be imprisoned. At what point is taxation not slavery?

Not to mention that you can be drafted and send to fight like a slave.

...this thread is clearly not the place for thoughtful, informed opinions.  Good work derailing guys, sometimes it's desperately needed.
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #108 on: June 23, 2016, 03:15:39 pm »

all we need to do is Rename this as the breakfast thread and it will all make sense...
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #109 on: June 23, 2016, 03:17:05 pm »

all we need to do is Rename this as the breakfast thread and it will all make sense...
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #110 on: June 23, 2016, 05:35:31 pm »

Well, I was going to post a nicely thought-out POV on economics and the way macro and micro intersect at the minimum wage, but...
No, no, do that! I like economics!
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #111 on: June 23, 2016, 06:46:29 pm »

I'm just gonna link a 14 hour stefan molyneux video and leave, never to return.
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #112 on: June 23, 2016, 11:11:18 pm »

I was one of the earlier original poster designs.
I... feel sorry for you?

I'm just gonna link a 14 hour stefan molyneux video and leave, never to return.
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #113 on: June 24, 2016, 01:30:49 am »

I'm just gonna link a 14 hour stefan molyneux video and leave, never to return.
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #114 on: June 24, 2016, 01:31:53 am »

Anyway, the One True Breakfast is bread, butter and cheese.
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #115 on: June 24, 2016, 03:06:50 am »

I was one of the earlier original poster designs.
I... feel sorry for you?

Huh?

Oh duh I didn't see that typo
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #116 on: June 24, 2016, 03:16:18 am »

Well we COULD remove minimal wage if we have mandatory union for everyone.
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #117 on: June 24, 2016, 04:03:36 am »

Wouldn't they just lobby for a new minimum wage?

All I can say is if they're making the minimum wage 15 bucks an hour fuck tech writing, I'm getting my job back at Kroger.
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #118 on: June 24, 2016, 05:06:15 am »

Well we COULD remove minimal wage if we have mandatory union for everyone.
We did the mandatory unions thing in New Zealand, it was a clusterfuck. After a while government decided to just make labour laws more pro-employee.
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Re: Minimal wage - should it exist?
« Reply #119 on: June 24, 2016, 05:16:39 am »

Well we COULD remove minimal wage if we have mandatory union for everyone.
We did the mandatory unions thing in New Zealand, it was a clusterfuck. After a while government decided to just make labour laws more pro-employee.

Well... then how about welfare for people who earn less then a certain threshold?

-Also yes, I am going to keep coming up with bad ideas until people fill in what we should have INSTEAD of minimum wage as a sort of stop gap against worker exploitation for low income individuals. Especially in America where some businesses are infamous for cheating employees out of their full pay even at minimum...
--As well especially since a lot of analysts find that the current minimum wage to be especially low and barely accounts for the cost of living.
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