"i am the cause of all your problems …"

By on Nov 28, 2006 in Politics

so adam and i finally got our shit together and returned the netflix dvd that had been sitting in the apartment for months. yes, that’s right, MONTHS. anywho, we rented the first season of 30 Days – the new tv show by Morgan Spurlock on FX. the first episode was Morgan and his lady friend (oops, now fiance) trying to live on minimum wage. now, i’ve read nickel and dimed. i’m aware of the issues but nonetheless the episode made me sad and pissed off. why you ask? well, even if you didn’t ask, i’ll tell ya … because these problems can be fixed. don’t get me wrong. the world is complicated. many issues are too complicated to be solved by a few simple policy changes. this is not one of those issues. so here it is: Becca’s quick fix to vastly improving the lives of the working poor: 1. raise the minimum wage. duh.2. universal health...