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Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson Insults Minimum Wage Workers

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc), a tea party favorite, insulted minimum wage workers at a recent constituent event, saying that "when you’re a good worker you don’t stay at minimum wage for long." Johnson has a strong record supporting the one percent and opposing jobs-creating programs. He voted against the American Jobs Act. He also proposed a moratorium on all federal regulations until unemployment dropped to 7.
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GOP Rep Drives Away From Constituent Asking About Minimum Wage Increase

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (2 years ago)

A Vietnam veteran in Wisconsin will have to wait until next year to find out if Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) supports raising the minimum wage, after the Tea Party Congressman shut his door and drove away from the question. Yesterday, in ... Read Post

Sen. Ron Johnson: Want Out of Minimum Wage? Work Harder or Marry Into Money

Odd : Death and Taxes (2 years ago)

Wisconsin Tea Party favorite Sen. Ron Johnson will not vote to raise the minimum wage. Why? Good workers will get a higher salary. Or, like Ron Johnson, perhaps they can marry into money. Sen. Ron Johnson: Want Out of Minimum Wage? ... Read Post

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson: 'When you're a good worker, you don't stay at minimum wage for long'

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (2 years ago)

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), prince of a human being, on the minimum wage, which he has voted against raising, and on minimum wage workers: JOHNSON: Bottom line: when you’re a good worker you don’t stay at minimum wage for long. [disbel... Read Post


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