College Students Demand $50 an Hour Minimum Wage

In less than an hour, Dan Joseph with MRC-TV was able to garner 21 signatures from students for his pretend petition to raise the minimum wage to $50 an hour. A few refused, but 21 in less than an hour is pretty extraordinary. These were students on the campus of George Mason University, a school known for its prestigious economics program. You’d think that an economics major would see the problem with having the government mandate that businesses pay their employees a minimum of $50 an hour. Read more […]

Local San Francisco Bookstore Dies of Minimum Wage Hikes

We’ve said it over and over again. Minimum wage hikes will not do a thing to help anyone. They result in either higher prices or layoffs, but they hurt small, local businesses the most. It seems the first casualty confirming our fears has been tallied in über-liberal San Francisco. Borderlands Bookstore will be closing its doors, thanks to the minimum wage increase: In November, San Francisco voters overwhelmingly passed a measure that will increase the minimum wage within the city to $15 per Read more […]