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Minimum wage study shows it’s harmful, with real world evidence and results in Seattle WA

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/06/29/seattle-commissions-new-minimum-wage-study-after-dismissing-first-results.html Seattle commissions new minimum-wage study after dismissing first results By Dan Springer Published June 29, 2017 When a University of Washington study came out this week showing Seattle’s minimum wage has cost 5,000 jobs and is hurting low income … Continue reading

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Minimum wages price people out of jobs

Because WalMart and McDonald’s are so dominant and well-known, they make easy targets.  However, forgotten are the millions of small businesses that also have to comply with minimum wage laws.  In any case, the higher the minimum wage, the fewer … Continue reading

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Minimum wage laws harm the poor, not just in Puerto Rico, but all around the world

Minimum wage laws are short-sighted and harmful – especially to the young, poor, unskilled, and uneducated. There should be NO minimum wage laws, and no minimum wage. The free market should set wages. If someone’s skills have a value of, … Continue reading

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Memo To The Fight For $15: Puerto Rico Happens With A Too High Minimum Wage

The real minimum wage is $0 per hour because when employers cannot justify paying someone who is worth $2/hour while training them the required $7/hour or whatever the minimum wage, they will not employ that person at all. Thus, that … Continue reading

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Climate, temperature, precipitation, and weather maps in Puerto Rico

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/sju San Juan weather forecast http://graphical.weather.gov/sectors/puertorico.php?134,47 Daily high temperature forecast for Puerto Rico http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/Home/StateDroughtMonitor.aspx?PR Drought monitor ### http://www.srh.noaa.gov/sju/?n=mean_annual_precipitation Annual precipitation 1971-2000 in Puerto Rico. The pink spike you see on the East side of Puerto Rico reflects that this is … Continue reading

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