An op-ed published on Yahoo! Finance by Robert Weinstein is the latest effort by conservatives to discredit the social safety net, with Weinstein arguing that minimum wage does more harm than good. Once again I will answer the question of whether there is any validity to such claims.
After three decades of the rich getting richer and the middle class being crushed and closed, Americans are very suspicious of the super-rich and corporate CEOs, and are looking for real evidence that politicians understand their plight.
Will Congress and the president stand up to corporate greed in defense of the working stiff and said stiff's family? Let's just say that in light of the president's recent cave in over the EPA, I have my doubts.