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Comment Re:Historical data (Score 1) 23

In Oregon, the reason voters set yearly minimum wage increases into law was precisely to increase the buying power of the poor and increase the local food movement economy, thus revitalizing an agricultural sector that was dying due to Chilean imports.

The down side- it makes our workforce less elastic. We continually trail unemployment nationally by two points, and we're the first to suffer from a recession and the last to recover from it.

Comment Re:Funny (Score 1) 166

Which in and of itself is an imposition of morality. You consider the imposition of morality to be so evil that you're willing to impose YOUR morality on others.

Your judgment that others are bigots is in and of itself an imposition of morality.

Comment Re:Funny (Score 1) 166

I do wonder if I should be cheering the Caliphate on. If we're going to do away with good Christian Tolerance because we don't like God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit telling us what to do, then the Justice of Allah cutting the hands off of thieves and beheading heretics and abortionists is likely what we deserve.

Unix is the worst operating system; except for all others. -- Berry Kercheval