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Minimum wage increase

By Paul Livingston


May 11, 2015
Monday PM

I am all for increasing the “take home pay” for not only the minimum wage earner but all U.S.A. employees. But first please consider and understand that raising the minimum wage brought two consequences, higher prices and fewer jobs. So raise the minimum wage if you want to pay more for a hamburger and have fewer enter level jobs.

Would you like a better way? Change the tax code to the FairTax®. The minimum wage “take home pay” would increase by 27% with the elimination of payroll tax withholding and the addition of the monthly tax refund called the Prebate. Learn more, join the FairTax cause and contribute at

Paul Livingston
Jacksonville, Florida



Received May 08, 2015 - Published May 11, 2015


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