For Democrats to Hang Themselves
Georgia Republicans sure are smart. Watch how this works:
Georgia House Resolution 59 states that local governments can't regulate contracts based on what a contractor pays his employees. First of all, and I'm going to find out, that's against the Georgia Constitution. But the Republicans KNOW this law will get repealed by the courts. Why then, would they do it?
Because Democrats all over Georgia are howling about how this makes "living wage" illegal in Georgia. Pick up the memo, guys, there is no "living wage" law in Georgia. Or the United States for that matter. So Democrats begin howling about $10 and hour just as a mid-term election year starts. Can you see where this is going?
The issue is really about Cities, Counties and Local Governments being told what they can and cannot do with their own money by Atlanta bureaucrats. And nobody likes to be told what to do with their own money by Atlanta bureaucrats. Especially when those Atlanta bureaucrats are Republicans who got into office by promising their constituents that they wouldn't tell folks what to do with money that wasn't theirs. That's the Taxpayer's money, Atlanta bureaucrat! The taxpayer knows how to spend his money better than Atlanta bureaucrats.
But, back to the NON ISSUE we were goaded into talking about:
Cluephone: Republicans LOVE it when Democrats start talking about "living wage" and all that because it is a LOSER. We start talking about it, and every small business owner and worker who wants to become a business owner starts thinking about how they'll have to pay high school dishwashers $10 and hour. I plan to own my own business one day, and I am scared to death that I'll have to pay high school dishwashers $10 an hour. As a matter of fact, if anywhere in your argument there could be a high school dishwasher making $10 an hour, you should put whatever it is you are smoking down, and come back to the really real world. And we on the left just take that bait and run with it untill we get caught, cleaned and cooked. All by our own hand.
Gotta hand it to the righty tighties on this one.