Want to help the working poor? End the Fed

Fast-food workers across the county have recently held a number of high profile protests to agitate for higher wages. These protests have been accompanied by efforts to increase the wages mandated by state and local minimum wage laws, as well as a renewed push in some states and localities to pass “living wage” laws. President Obama has proposed raising the federal minimum wage to ten dollars an hour.

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I agree. People who just shout “higher minimum wage” do not fully understand the real cause of the problem, i.e., the crimes committed by the banksters and their minions. Raising the minimum wage hurts small businesses while big corporations get all the tax breaks they desire. Better living conditions automatically arise with the fall of the banksters and the removal of all those government-issued regulations which always benefit only the 1%.

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