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Again: Increasing the minimum wage increases the number of jobs
Both sites say there is 0 impact on jobs by raising minimum wage (in both directions). But don't let me get in the way of you twisting facts to suit your argument.
Increasing the minimum wage increases the number of jobs
If they really wanted to fix the problem, they should've just given uninsurable people healthcare, not health insurance.
Why do we continue to blame the idea of a corporation for the misgivings of real people? Get rid of corporations and you still have these bad, unethical people motivated purely by greed. They will just work whatever new system is put in place.
could easily afford to contribute more
What part of 3 trillion dollars do you not understand? Its not a tax collection problem. Its a spending problem. Yes people could contribute more, but that's not the point. In its current state, the government would waist that revenue to.
Node.js seems to be more about giving front end developers the idea that they can program server side, which is even worse. The concepts and practices of a front end developer should never be allowed on server side code. Node.js is cute for small websites with minimal server side code, but for an enterprise solution, it still falls very short.
Because *YOU* and *I* aren't even paying enough taxes for the government to pay its bills for the stuff it's already doing right now
We don't have a tax problem, but an appropriations problem. We collected over 3 trillion in taxes last year and only 1% went to science and technology. That's abysmal, but reflects our overall stance to disregard facts and science (selective ignorance), and indulge our gross sense of self entitlement.
Economically speaking, there are only two areas of government spending that have a positive ROI, research and development (10:1), and infrastructure (3:1). If you are concerned for future generation, the last thing you want to cut are these two areas of spending. If you really want to fix the problem, cut medicare, medicaid, welfare, social security and military spending.
There are other good examples of laws that are designed to prevent you from being a risk to everyone else. Minimum speed limits on highways comes to mind. Someone going under 40 on a road everyone else is going 60 is just dangerous. Same thing with talking on the phone or drunk driving.