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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Oops! Her argument against raising the minimum wage misses the mark by several dollars
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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Feb. 16, 2013 11:05 a.m.





Poor Marsha Blackburn! She must have missed school the day that inflation was explained.

Blackburn, a Republican member of Congress from Tennessee, says raising the minimum wage from the current $7.25 an hour to $9 would deprive some teenagers of learning the valuable lessons she learned as a kid when she made only $2.15 an hour working in a store.

But she forgot to take inflation into account, as we see HERE:

[W]hat Blackburn didn’t realize is that she accidentally undermined her own argument, since the value of the dollar has changed immensely since her teenage years. Blackburn was ...

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