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Federal Minimum Wage

Increasing minimum wage helps the poor, right?

Increasing minimum wage helps the poor, right?

It is a perfectly natural assumption – increasing minimum wage will help the poor.  Force businesses to pay their lower-skilled laborers more money and those workers will spend more, thereby helping the economy.  Right?  Well, not exactly.  While the self-proclaimed “compassionate” love to feel righteous (while standing on the shoulders of others), one needs to


Ron Paul to battle Bernanke … for last time

“End the Fed” author and Texas Representative Ron Paul will once again face Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in front of the House Financial Services committee, but it’ll probably be for the last time. “It’ll be hard to think up anything brand new other than reiterating my concerns over the last 30 years,” he told