In 2008, it took a few public speaking appearances to really sell the Democratic Party on Barack Obama’s credentials as their party’s candidate in that year’s Presidential Election. In 2014, Hillary Rodham Clinton is back on the stump again. There are certain things she doesn’t believe you should ever let people tell you. The truth for example. Hillaryworld™ is revealed in it’s disingenuous, fact-free glory below.
“Don’t let anybody tell you that raising the minimum wage will kill jobs, they always say that.” She went on to state that businesses and corporations are not the job creators of America. “Don’t let anybody tell you that it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs,” the former Secretary of State said.
We’ll deconstruct these two Clintonian Feke-Sandwiches in the order in which they were served. “They” always say that raising the minimum wage kills jobs. There are even people out there campaigning for a $20 minimum wage that will only pay their website managers $13. And some economists make the following rude claims.
The living wage movement is simply a move to raise minimum wages through local action. So what are the effects of increasing minimum wages? Any Econ 101 student can tell you the answer: The higher wage reduces the quantity of labor demanded, and hence leads to unemployment.
The 2nd Sandwich involves the claim that businesses don’t create jobs. Not only did you not build that, but once it got here, it really doesn’t do any good. This explains why Michelle Nunn campaigns so hard on the outsourcing issue that obviously shouldn’t matter or even exist if things actually worked the way they supposedly do in Hillaryworld™.
The Georgia Senatorial Debate gives us further insight as to why Hillary doesn’t want you to believe businesses create jobs. David Perdue responded to Michelle Nunn’s outsourcing attack as follows.
“As you support ObamaCare, Common Core, higher taxes, amnesty, and the economic policies that have failed, that have actually generated more people out of work right now than at any time since Jimmy Carter was president, isn’t a vote for you just a vote for Barack Obama?” he told Nunn.
So Hillary Rodham Clinton once more gives us the business. She continues to fertilize the old Marxian meme that government and only government can give you the good things in life. Businesses and individual initiative …read more