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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Two-thirds of Americans — and even half of all Republicans — favor hike in mimimum wage
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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By Pat Cunningham
Feb. 25, 2013 5:05 p.m.





Republican politicians in Washington are strongly opposed to President Obama’s call for an increase in the minimum wage from the current $7.25 an hour to $9.

There are two fundamental reasons for this GOP stance. The first, and most important, is that President Obama is for it. These people are never going to support anything Obama proposes. It’s just that simple. They’ve said so themselves. But, hey, it’s not because they’re racists. No, sir. There’s not a bigoted bone in any of them. They don’t like anything about Obama, but not because he’s black (or of mixed race, if you ...

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