Raising the Minimum Wage for Working Men and Women in California and the Rest of America

The Guillotine, Minimum Wage and Other Inventions of ‘equality’

Obama enters the futile game of leveling life’s playing field

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The minimum-wage fracas emerging in politics highlights the mother of all political fracases — the one titled, Who gets what?

Anybody surprised to see the question emerge in early 21st-century America must have been doodling on the history-book cover when — just for example — the French Revolution heaved into sight. Who started and carried on the revolution? The self-defined many, as over against the execrated few. “Being nearly an hundred to one,” Lord Acton would write, “they deemed they were virtually the substance of the nation, and they claimed to govern themselves with a power proportioned to their numbers.” As for those then possessed of power and money, off with their heads.

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