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We Should Start Tipping America's Super-Broke Fast Food Workers

We Should Start Tipping America's Super-Broke Fast Food Workers

Commented Dec 5, 2013 at 10:58:29 in Business

“No, we shouldn't start tipping anyone who makes minimum wage or higher. "Tipped worker" minimum wage is actually much lower per hour. Something like $3.80 an hour. If tipping fast food employees becomes the norm, you can bet that their wages will be slashed because the business owners can justify it.”
Philadelphia Students Head Back To School Amid Cuts, Fewer Teachers And Missing Staff

Philadelphia Students Head Back To School Amid Cuts, Fewer Teachers And Missing Staff

Commented Sep 10, 2013 at 14:41:00 in Politics

“It would be amazing if everyone paid their fair share, and in a city like Philadelphia where half of the population doesn't pay anything into the system I'm sure it would make a huge difference.”

Tom58 on Sep 10, 2013 at 15:10:36

“Yes I believe that all thinking people agree with you that if the top 1% just paid their fair share along with the corporations who pay less than 12% taxes on average these problems could be avoided.”

Yikesits on Sep 10, 2013 at 15:01:20

“Every person who shops pays sales tax.”

Iva 123 on Sep 10, 2013 at 14:56:22

“......"half of the population doesn't pay anything into the system"...... really???? Since when residents don't have to pay property tax and you can keep their property?
What Corbett should have done is NOT allowed gas companies to not pay tax on fracking in PA. He is a worst governor Pa ever had.”

John LaVoy on Sep 10, 2013 at 14:49:48

“In Philadelphia, every person who works pays a wage tax.”
Philadelphia Students Head Back To School Amid Cuts, Fewer Teachers And Missing Staff

Philadelphia Students Head Back To School Amid Cuts, Fewer Teachers And Missing Staff

Commented Sep 10, 2013 at 14:38:55 in Politics

“30 years ago art teachers weren't paid 3x the average income in their area.”

wrightthewrong on Sep 10, 2013 at 16:15:18

“Just makin' it up as you go along, huh?”

Tom58 on Sep 10, 2013 at 15:11:53

“And they are not today. Try some facts simpleton.”

John LaVoy on Sep 10, 2013 at 14:56:13

“Means Household income in Philly us 35K. Mean teacher income is 51K. Your numbers aren't even close”
Philadelphia Students Head Back To School Amid Cuts, Fewer Teachers And Missing Staff

Philadelphia Students Head Back To School Amid Cuts, Fewer Teachers And Missing Staff

Commented Sep 10, 2013 at 14:36:28 in Politics

“The teachers unions are bankrupting the districts. And the suburbs and rural areas are tired of paying for the city's schools. The state gets its money from its taxpayers. People who spend their entire lives without ever holding a job are not taxpayers. People who choose to have families they cannot even begin to afford are feeling the consequences of their choices.”

wrightthewrong on Sep 10, 2013 at 16:16:24

“I think I see why you have fans. You have no facts.”

Tom58 on Sep 10, 2013 at 15:14:50

“Obviously you have not studied the issue. Maybe you should before making yourself look foolish with your incorrect statements.

You are a typical right winger and the majority of us are glad to read your whining but relieved to know your party is not in power.

If you are so upset go tell the Tpublican Governor to release the money.”

Yikesits on Sep 10, 2013 at 15:02:54

“You are singing the same note there, Sally. Stop whining about it and do something if it makes such a difference to you.”
Amish Girl Refuses Chemo, Hospital Fights Decision

Amish Girl Refuses Chemo, Hospital Fights Decision

Commented Aug 25, 2013 at 00:17:32 in Religion

“"Letting her die". Death is not something we forbid nor allow. Death is something we hope to postpone...Everyone should be entitled to die if natural causes. Allowing a child to die from cancer is not neglectful in the same way as allowing a child to die of untreated injuries.”

Mrmiklos on Aug 25, 2013 at 03:21:12

“Since it can be treated the parents refusal amounts to hastening her death..that is killing her sure as putting a pillow over her head...they are unfit and need to go to prison or the basement of the hospital”
H&M Headdress Pulled From Stores After Offending Shoppers (PHOTOS)

H&M Headdress Pulled From Stores After Offending Shoppers (PHOTOS)

Commented Aug 11, 2013 at 11:38:09 in Style

“I think fashion is inspired by many sources.”
Sam Simon, 'The Simpsons' Co-Creator Dying From Cancer, To Donate Fortune To Charity

Sam Simon, 'The Simpsons' Co-Creator Dying From Cancer, To Donate Fortune To Charity

Commented Jul 26, 2013 at 21:28:50 in Impact

“I appreciate that he is so moved by charitable causes. :) How nice that in his last few months he can enjoy knowing he did well and that he did good. I've worked for non profits all my life. I will never have the financial successes nor cultural impact of this man. But I I like to think about what he said, he did it because it makes him feel good. I do what I can to support causes close to my own heart, because it DOES feel good!!!”

Ted McCormick on Jul 26, 2013 at 21:32:47

“Thank you B”
We Hate Wraps, This Much (PHOTOS)

We Hate Wraps, This Much (PHOTOS)

Commented Jul 13, 2013 at 01:02:06 in Taste

“Yeah, wraps are pretty terrible.”
House Tour: Victoria Elizabeth Barnes, Blogger, Reveals Her Renovated Victorian Home (PHOTOS)

House Tour: Victoria Elizabeth Barnes, Blogger, Reveals Her Renovated Victorian Home (PHOTOS)

Commented Jul 13, 2013 at 00:45:12 in HuffPost Home

“One of my favorite bloggers. She's got a great eye and this...I don't know... Earnestness.”
The Mystery Man at Miller Park

The Mystery Man at Miller Park

Commented Aug 9, 2013 at 17:16:55 in Parents

“Thanks for this story. :) sometimes we need to read the good news out there.”
The Ultimate Iced Coffee Taste Test

The Ultimate Iced Coffee Taste Test

Commented Aug 5, 2013 at 21:05:53 in Taste

“What is the point of this article if they didn't review La Colombe Coffee?”
Why The Fashion World Needs To Retire Body Type Labels

Why The Fashion World Needs To Retire Body Type Labels

Commented Aug 5, 2013 at 20:20:44 in Style

“Body shape labels never worked for me. I'm not an hourglass nor a ruler. Not petite nor plus sized. Since I didn't fit into any of these types, I never knew what was "wrong" with my body.”
America's 10 Best Boardwalks for Food

America's 10 Best Boardwalks for Food

Commented Jun 7, 2013 at 22:46:06 in Taste

“Nice to see OCNJ on the list at No. 3.
Ike's Clam Bar, Brown's Donuts and Shriver's Salt Water Taffy are not to be missed. But the best pizza isn't on the boardwalk. You'll have to head to Piccini's for that.”