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'Get A Job' - Rep. Bill Young's Response To Minimum Wage Question

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Published on Jul 7, 2012

"When a voter went up to Rep. C.W. Bill Young (R-Fla.) on Tuesday and asked him whether he supported raising the minimum wage, the congressman had a simple -- and irrelevant -- bit of advice for the young man: Get a job...".* Cenk Uygur, Michael Shure, and Brian Unger discuss on The Young Turks.

*Read more here from Amanda Terkel of The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07...

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Comments • 757

EPLURiBusUNUM
I hate TYT. He is right. They should get a job..A SKILLED job. Something is wrong with this country when people wanna make a living by flipping fucking burgers. Gimme a break. How many of these people looked for a 2nd job before they protested? My dad worked 3 jobs at one point in his 20's. Why? Because he had 3 kids. So, HE took care of them before demanding that someone else should. You liberals have no idea what you're supporting.
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GreenGearMood
+Ryan Ferretti I haven't tried to learn a skill like the ones that are in demand because they require me to take on loans. Which I won't do under any circumstances. I would kill myself before going into 5-figure debt. The system can't get better until people are able to survive. Productivity has gone up but the wages haven't been adjusted. Not even for inflation over time.
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Jack Halley
I kinda like that Bill guy....
Beverly Margolis
What does anyone think a Lican would say?  I'm retired and disabled, the banks and Wall Street caused me to lose my LIFE'S SAVINGS, so all I have is my Social Security and that is one of the things that the Licans hate with a passion.  They want the one percent to have everything but the poor to have NOTHING.  Get a job, indeed.  Even when the man tells him he HAS  job... Lican's don't listen.  
MrHappyfuntimeskayak
+Beverly Margolis-Kurtin get a job
Ekaterinya Vladinakova
some congressmen are retarded.
StayCrispySRK
Is he under the impression that the minimum wage is for people without jobs?
longhairfan
This is the same guy that catered to his own children! 
drwho1975
Rest in peace you horrible Douchebag.
Herman Melville
Good God! 22 consecutive election wins? That's an amazing record. Who knows what had to take place over lo! those 43 years to make that possible, D'ya think he was on the inside somehow? A little back-room dealing? Nah! It was on the up-and-up. 'Cause America doesn't tolerate underhanded behavior from it's public servants. RIP Mr. Young. Who knows? Maybe if you had the fantastic health care plan the rest of us have, you might still be alive.
Nathan Patrick
He just died. Good Riddance.
Nick Gottier
So glad this asshole is getting out of politics. Maybe we can vote someone better into office. I don't have high hopes for people where I live to do that though.
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