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Title: Every socialist liberal who believes a "living wage" wont destroy the economy NEEDS to see this...
Post by: Rapunzel on January 05, 2014, 05:04:59 PM
http://thelookingspoon.com/conservative-education/5091-every-socialist-liberal-who-believes-a-living-wage-wont-destroy-the-economy-needs-to-see-this.html

   
Every socialist liberal who believes a "living wage" wont destroy the economy NEEDS to see this...

    Published on Sunday, 05 January 2014 11:00

It's simple math people...

(http://thelookingspoon.com/images/blog/2014/walmart_15_hour_would_end_business.jpg)
Title: Re: Every socialist liberal who believes a "living wage" wont destroy the economy NEEDS to see this...
Post by: Oceander on January 05, 2014, 10:26:32 PM
http://thelookingspoon.com/conservative-education/5091-every-socialist-liberal-who-believes-a-living-wage-wont-destroy-the-economy-needs-to-see-this.html

   
Every socialist liberal who believes a "living wage" wont destroy the economy NEEDS to see this...

    Published on Sunday, 05 January 2014 11:00

It's simple math people...

(http://thelookingspoon.com/images/blog/2014/walmart_15_hour_would_end_business.jpg)

Well, either Walmart would be out of business, or its prices would skyrocket, which would result in a drastic drop in customer numbers, which would result in a sharp reduction in the number of required employees, which would ... well, the smart folks - i.e., everyone other than a liberal or other left-wing parasite - can see where this is going.
Title: Re: Every socialist liberal who believes a "living wage" wont destroy the economy NEEDS to see this...
Post by: 240B on January 05, 2014, 10:43:39 PM
Basic economics. Lets say everyone makes $100,000 an hour. Demand skyrockets, prices skyrocket, currency is devalued. $100,000 becomes equivalent to $10.
 
In economics everything always balances. There is no free lunch. Hundreds of dictators have found this out the hard way.
Title: Re: Every socialist liberal who believes a "living wage" wont destroy the economy NEEDS to see this...
Post by: Oceander on January 05, 2014, 10:48:29 PM
Basic economics. Lets say everyone makes $100,000 an hour. Demand skyrockets, prices skyrocket, currency is devalued. $100,000 becomes equivalent to $10.
 
In economics everything always balances. There is no free lunch. Hundreds of dictators have found this out the hard way.

I think Argentina - where gov't sets wages - is going through something like that right now.
Title: Re: Every socialist liberal who believes a "living wage" wont destroy the economy NEEDS to see this...
Post by: massadvj on January 06, 2014, 12:03:07 AM
I think Argentina - where gov't sets wages - is going through something like that right now.

Argentina perpetually goes through this...
Title: Re: Every socialist liberal who believes a "living wage" wont destroy the economy NEEDS to see this...
Post by: Oceander on January 07, 2014, 11:02:56 AM
Argentina perpetually goes through this...

So do unionized businesses.