From Bill Maher's show, the other day...

"5 bucks an hour, in an America where the luckier ones spend that on a coffee, is a cruel joke."

He's talking about the fact that the federal minimum wage hasn't been raised since 1997, making it (when adjusted for inflation) lower than it was in 1968, when a Coke was about a dime.

George Bush, our President, who doesn't read, by the way, keeps telling us about how wonderfully our economy is doing, how the joblessness rate is at its lowest point since whenever. Well, yeah, that's because everyone has to have two jobs just to make enough to survive.

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