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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Observercast

Minimum Truth: The Hollow Argument Against Higher Wages

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BY JOE CONASON In the midst of a crucial political debate that plainly favored proponents of a higher minimum wage, the Congressional Budget Office dropped a bombshell headline last week. Increasing the minimum to $10.10 an hour – as demanded by President Barack Obama and Democrats on Capitol Hill – would “cost 500,000 jobs.” At […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.