- Feb 7, 2007Sheila, I agree with you on this one. Next you'll be accussed of
class warfare because you want a decent wage.
--- In CarFree@yahoogroups.com, "she4bikes" <she4bikes@...> wrote:
> Lower the minimum wage to zero or below zero? How does one
> pay for rent, healthcare, food, etc? Barter?
> I currently live in the Central Coast of California where
> the rents are sky-high and wages dirt-low. I bus
> tables at the local university cafeteria and work side by
> side with documented workers. We all make
> minimum wage. It really sucks rotten eggs! Someone is getting
> rich off our backs!
> --- In CarFree@yahoogroups.com, "temeluch" <Temeluch@> wrote:
> > Too Much Gas is Killing Us All.
> > How much longer until we fall.
> > 1. Gas Rationing is one of the most severely overlooked solutions
> > this world that we could very easily use to Save the Earth now.
> > Spread this message all around the web.
> > Each licensed driver gets to buy no more than 365 Gallons of
> > Gasoline per year, for starters, except for special provisions for
> > truckers, busses and taxi cabs and such. Then we will know how
> > we really do use. And it could eventually be very much less.
> > Those Rations can be traded so that the people who do not drive at
> > all will get to sell those Ration Units which will probably sell
> > another $3.00 per gallon above and beyond the price of the gas
> > itself. In that way people will be rewarded for saving gas.
> > That will cut way down on all this pointless driving, like all
> > low riders cruisin' down the boulevard out of boredom and in
> > of trouble. This will cut way down on pointless trips all the way
> > town just to get a fast meal or a six pack.
> > This will also encourage people to carpool and to seriously
> > whether they really can afford the bad habit of driving around in
> > hummer limousine anymore since that could become a serious hassle.
> > 2. No one drives under the age of 21. They are not ready for that
> > anyway. This will cut way down on pointless driving and fatal
> > accidents will begin to mysteriously disappear.
> > 3. Old folks could be asked not to drive at all once they are too
> > old or can no longer measure up to stringent hand eye coordination
> > tests.
> > 4. While we are at it we could lower the minimum wage all the way
> > down to zero which is a very reasonable place to start off in any
> > field. It could even go below zero for those who want to work for
> > 5. Remove the child labor limitations so that children can help
> > their folks out in the corner deli after school for 2 or 3 dollars
> > in cash which is all they are worth and with no withholding of
> > until they are over 21 to simplify the paperwork which would
> > otherwise make it too much trouble.
> > This will support people living in sustainable communities like
> > http://edenvillage.net - which is good for the Earth. - T
> > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Eden-Project
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