President Obama pushes #LivingWage; Conservatives push back with truth

RT if you agree: Nobody who works full-time should have to live in poverty. It’s time to raise the minimum wage to $9 an hour. #LivingWage

— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) February 14, 2013

Sigh. First, President Obama pushed the $9 minimum wage idea during his State of the Union address. Now, he’s pushing the absurd #LivingWage hashtag on Twitter. Today, during a Google+ Hangout (priorities) he was asked to recommend books and he asked, “other than my own?” Clearly, he doesn’t read anything but his own oh-so-important words. Here’s an idea, President Obama: Read about actual small business owners who will be forced out of business due to your proposed policies.

This deluded soul doesn’t get it either.

Either corps pay a #LivingWage so people can afford food or gov’t makes up the difference with food stamps, #GOP can choose

— WonkNerdKristi (@KristiWonk) February 14, 2013

Give us stuff!

To help make it easier to understand, these Twitter users are pushing back with common sense and truth.

#LivingWage =s higher unemployment, reduced hours for employed.Does nobody understand unintended consequences?

— Gary Newsom (@garynew59) February 14, 2013

Let’s see..where haven’t I destroyed the private economy yet..hmmm..checking.. I got it let’s raise minimum wage! – @barackobama #LivingWage

— S.M (@redsteeze) February 14, 2013

Thomas Sowell – Reducing Black Unemployment: via @youtube #tcot #LivingWage

— Bereket Kelile (@BKelile) February 14, 2013

The #LivingWage and Equal Pay for Equal Work has always been used for racist goals, to keep blacks and other ethnic minorities out #tcot

— Bereket Kelile (@BKelile) February 14, 2013

Williams With Sowell – Minimum Wage, Maximum Folly: via @youtube #LivingWage #tcot

— Bereket Kelile (@BKelile) February 14, 2013

#livingwage is what I would be making if I was allowed to keep all of my own money!

— me (@americanj) February 14, 2013

@barackobama $9 an hour #LivingWage will increase low skilled & teenage unemployment! RT if you don’t care!

— Janie Johnson (@jjauthor) February 14, 2013

if u don’t like the so called#LivingWage no one says you HAVE to work @ business X. Go start ur own biz or get a gov job… #unemployment

— Tony Manna (@tony_manna) February 14, 2013

The minimum wage increases unemployment, raises the cost of living, and often forces businesses to cut hours among other things #LivingWage

— Willie Red Fleischer (@WillieRed1937) February 14, 2013

#LivingWage should be determined by the market. Wage inflation leads to price inflation.

— David F’n Mcnabb (@DavidMcnabb1) February 14, 2013

To be fair..The rapists and disease ridden spoiled anarchist fleabags of Occupy Wall St. wanted the #LivingWage before Obama demanded it.

— S.M (@redsteeze) February 14, 2013

#LivingWage is the death of the economy and free society. Chew on that. #p2

— Miké (@ThePantau) February 14, 2013

Because coordinating and controlling wages through government has worked out swell in the past..In utopias like the USSR #LivingWage

— S.M (@redsteeze) February 14, 2013

If you want a #LivingWage provide some profitable labor. #tcot

— Bereket Kelile (@BKelile) February 14, 2013

.@barackobama wants to raise minimum wage AND force mandatory healthcare. Buckle up ppl, some of you are going to lose your job. #livingwage

— KD (@Politicsarcasm) February 14, 2013

Dear #LivingWage morons: “Free” health care got your hours cut to under 30 per week. A minimum wage hike will cut the other 29…

— JP (@RileyRebel129) February 14, 2013


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