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Jennifer Mitol (Jenmitol) - BPL Premium Member

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Re: stats
Michael, I understand statistics just fine; I do research for a living. So let's remove the "families" word. It still means that at least 45% of minimum wage workers are NOT teena...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 15, 9:57pm

Math...
""Although workers under age 25 represented only about one-fifth of hourly paid workers, they made up about half of those paid the federal minimum wage or less" That is from your ...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 15, 8:18pm

Re: minimum wage...screws the middle class
Michael - look at the politifact article I posted. About half of the people making minimum wage are adults trying to support families.

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 15, 4:05pm

Re: Re: Re: why?
If you make minimum wage and work 60 hours a week, your GROSS is only 1,860 a month. Take out taxes, medicare, FICA... Now try to live even by yourself on $1400/month take home.

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 15, 2:02pm

Re: Re: Bundy......A True American Hero?
Ben - truly a voice of reason. Good job.

In Chaff » Bundy......A True American Hero?
April 15, 11:20am

Re: Workers comp
Ben, Thanks. That's been my experience, too. And my experience is also that by far the vast majority of patients who are on workers compensation just want treatment, want to get better and...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 15, 11:15am

Who makes minimum wage??
Here is a nice piece from Politifact.... Turns out Scott Walker got a nice FALSE for his claim that most minimum wage jobs are for kids. http://www.politifact.com/wisconsin/statements/2014/jan/...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 15, 11:12am

Re: A dire condition?
Thanks Glenn, that's EXACTLY what I was thinking. Hostel to hostel tripping will be fabulous for you, Alexandra. Then in some places where trekking is more accepted go and rent some camping g...

In GEAR » TENT, SLEEPING BAG AND STOVE SUGGESTIONS.
April 15, 10:43am

Minimum wage and fairness
I'm sorry, but anyone who works 40 hours a week should not be below the poverty line. One of the great capitalists of our time, Henry Ford, thought his employees should make enough money t...

In Chaff » ah, pesky government regulations strangling small business!
April 14, 8:06pm

year and a half all through CA and SA
And that, Alexandra, is why you need BOMBER stuff, not just ultralight. I'd strongly recommend the REI quarter dome, maybe the new Dash. Also HIGHLY recommend the Tarptent Moment or Double Ra...

In GEAR » TENT, SLEEPING BAG AND STOVE SUGGESTIONS.
April 14, 10:36am

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