Obama Vows To Raise Minimum Wage

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•04 Jan 29, 2014

President Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address last night, in which he most notably highlighted the income inequality gap in the United States and asked Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour. What do you think?

  • “A minimum wage increase is long past due, but come on. Who needs to be making double figures every hour?”

    Sissy Buhler –
    Fabric Dyer

  • “It was classic Obama, the way he stood there and delivered a bunch of messages to Americans.”

    Tony DiDonato –
    Olive Oil Importer

  • “If poor people had more money, they’d just blow it on buying things.”

    Harry Zane –
    Systems Analyst