Minimum Wage in Missouri Set to Drop from $10 to under $8

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el psy congroo
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Jul 6 2017 15:51
Minimum Wage in Missouri Set to Drop from $10 to under $8

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/minimum-wage-drop-missouri/

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Jul 6 2017 15:56
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Along with rising sales taxes, and meat prices, a minimum wage hike to $10 an hour two months ago made it expensive to stay open. So he's cut back from five to two days a week for lunch. His hamburgers are smaller, his entrees pricier and his customers scarcer.

Hawatmeh believes it's not the government, but a combination of worker determination and customer demand that should set the correct wage.

"That's how I built myself," he said. "That's how I'm teaching my children to build themselves. Don't ask what do I get, ask what can I do."

And Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens agrees. Next month, the minimum wage will return to $7.70 an hour -- ten bucks an hour was a mistake, he says.

"Despite what you hear from liberals, it will take money out of people's pockets," Greitens said.

That last quote just sums up capitalist ideology.

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Jul 6 2017 16:13

His hamburgers are smaller, his entrees pricier, his customers scarcer -- but his bank account is fatter than ever!

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Jul 6 2017 17:16
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his bank account is fatter than ever!

And apparently, none of that money came out of people's pockets!