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Or...We could raise minimum wage to 20 dollars an hour. Raise it to 8 dollars an hour first rattle out of the box, then 1 dollar an hour every quarter.

Or, we could leave it alone and instead increase the EITC by the same relative amount.

The later solution would less likely lead to job loss and it would much more accurately target the rich and wealthy via our existing progressive tax system.

Read over the articles. No data, just statements.

The idea of raising the minimum wage is NOT to help pimply faced kid or immigrants washing dishes. That is a side effect. The reason for the raise is to force increases in productivity through out the economic system, and get the government out of SNAP payments, and low income housing. These aids to the poor distort the economic system and cause inefficiencies. The earned income credit takes tax payer out of the system. A higher minimum wage puts them back in. It reduces government subsidies on many fronts and forces employees and employers to increase productivity through training.

The reason for the "Sir" tax is not to cap income, it will only do it for a while anyway as the wealthy work around it, it is to help align the high income earners goals with the lower income earners goals.

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