Can we please stop pretending it is possible to live on minimum wage?
Only if we also stop pretending Andrew Jackson isn’t slowly getting closer and closer to crawling out of the money to get us…
Look, I think the minimum wage needs to be raised significantly. But I don’t like this image because it makes proponents of fair wages look like idiots.
The difference in the buying power of $20 between 1998 and 2013 is mostly due to inflation, and it’s not like the minimum wage hasn’t changed in fifteen years. Granted, it hasn’t been increasing at the same rate as inflation (and that’s a huge part of the problem), but this graphic is at best unintentionally misleading with what’s actually going on here.
July 28, 2013
Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.
Survey data exclusive to The Associated Press points to an…
i hope you know how exquisitely beautiful you are.
your worth is not amounted in popularity,
or how many followers you have.
your worth is not grades, looks, height,
or what you weigh.
you are not defined by your skin color,
or your past—
these things are essential, beautiful parts of your make up but…
they are not your essence.
your worth is that you are, perfectly you.
intricate and vibrant, an important part of the world.
you have lungs that breathe,
a mind that thinks and dreams,
a heart that beats and loves.
you are someone unique and dazzling:
a story, a poem, a song…
a universe of blazing lights and burning fires.
but most importantly, you are a life.
And that’s something beautiful.
nobody hates justin bieber more than drake bell does
I’m going to be really sad the day I hear Drake Bell got attacked and murdered by feverish adolescent girls
No it’s cool they won’t hurt him. He invited them to do it once and
Drake Bell is awesome.
lmao the last one totally got me lol
Holy fuck. I have so much love for this man
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I hate the phrase “boys will be boys” and I think it should be replaced with “bad parenting results in assholes”