Quote – Tom McClintock, California Republican state senator. The Los Angeles Times.

The truth is that if your labor is worth $6.75 an hour and the minimum wage is raised to $7.75, you simply become unemployable. The first rung of the ladder is gone, and there's no place to start….This legislation is the ultimate expression of the cruelest of all human lies: ‘I'm from the government, and I'm here to help.'

Tom McClintock, Republican state senator for California’s 19th District. “The most important thing for any poor person trying to….” published in the Los Angeles Times.

Tuesday, April 11, 2006