Bill Maher was on a roll last Friday with a “New Rules” rant about a—ahem—maximum wage. It’s an idea whose time has come. Did you know that during World War II, FDR actually proposed a cap on income that in today’s dollars would mean that no person could ever take home more than about $300,000? OK, that is a little low. But wouldn’t it be great if there were Democrats out there like that now, who would say to billionaires, “Oh, you’re crying? We’ll give you something to cry about. You don’t want a minimum wage? How about we not only have a minimum wage, we have a maximum wage?” That is not a new idea. James Madison, who wrote our Constitution, said,…
I’ve been calling for this for a long time. Guess I have not been alone.
1971. My first multi-speed bike. Schwinn Super Sport. Black Brooks Saddle. Home-made rear rack. Toe clips. Smog free vehicle license hanger.