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We did the math for you. You’re welcome. 

More here. 

and then you have the leftists doing the “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” in the background

do you really value your $2 above people making a wage that they can support themselves on. really.

Sorry, the heritage foundation is an arm of the anti-women, anti-gay, anti-trans, Koch Brothers who funded the citizens united ruling and are responsible for some of the shittiest things to ever walk the earth.

I trust their math about as far as I can throw the half a billion dollar building that they are housed in.

Here’s a more reliable source on the estimate cost increase as related related to wage increase, at least for McDonalds.

for those uninterested in clicking through, paying McDonald’s workers $15/hour would result in approximately a $0.22 raise in the price of a Big Mac, for about $31,000 a year at full time. That’s roughly double what minimum wage workers in America receive right now.

People who try to justify treating those barely scraping by as it is like shit and keep them in poverty are assholes. There are no excuses.

The funny thing is, I’d heard the $.022 figure before but then I saw the picture and was like “Oh that still doesn’t seem that unreasonable, you can still get a meal for under $10 a person…” it wasn’t until the commentary that I realized these prices were supposed to be scary. 

I guess that’s since the people for whom this would most likely impact their daily budgets are the very people the wage increase would directly benefit, and the difference in their paychecks would be more than enough to cover this price increase without negating the benefits? 

Jessica Alba: A Teen Crush On A Bisexual Drag Queen Prompted Me To Turn Away From The Church

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"I fell in love when I was 16 and had this major crush on… I guess he was a drag queen? He was bisexual and a ballerina, and this was while I was at the Atlantic Theater Company in Vermont," she said. "We used to go to this gay club and I’d dance with him all night, four nights a week."

She went on to note, “I was so in love with him and thought, ‘There’s no way this guy’s going to hell,’ because in my church, it was, ‘Anybody who’s gay is going to hell’ and ‘Premarital sex is evil,’ and I thought, ‘There’s no chance! This guy is amazing!’ So that went right out the window.”

Read the whole interview!

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