Wow, Young is a piece of work. “Get a job” is all he can come up with? Once again, great post The Last of the Millenniums!!!
The money you earn from working is, according to this Republican Representtive, a ‘benefit’.
‘House Democrats earlier this month proposed increasing the federal minimum wage to $10 an hour, which would catch the minimum wage up to the buying power it had in 1968. The proposal hasn’t gone anywhere, though, since Republicans who control the House of Representatives oppose any increase’.
‘Asked by a constituent at a Fourth of July parade yesterday, Florida Rep. Bill Young (R) revealed that he is, predictably, opposed to the Democratic proposal’.
CONSTITUENT: ‘Hi, I’m (inaudible) how are you? Happy Fourth of July. Jesse Jackson, Jr. is passing a bill around to increase the minimum wage to 10 bucks and hour. Do you support that’?
YOUNG: ‘Probably not’.
CONSTITUENT: ’10 bucks, that would give us a living wage’.
YOUNG: ‘How about getting a job’?
CONSTITUENT: ‘I do have one’.
YOUNG: ‘Well, then why do…
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