March 8, 2013
Nancy Pelosi wants you to pay a $10.10 minimum wage. Herself, not so much.
The Washington Times now reports that "Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that recent Wall Street gains mean one sure thing: The minimum wage should be hike to $10.10 per hour." Well, that sounds generous of Nancy Pelosi. But some of our readers may recall a 2006 piece at American Thinker which stated: As Peter Schweizer notes in his best-selling expose of liberal hypocrisy, "Do As I Say (Not As I Do)," part of the fortune of this defender of the working man is a Napa Valley vineyard worth $25 million that she owns with her husband. The vineyard produces expensive grapes for high-end wines. Napa grapes bring up to $4,000 a ton compared with $300 a ton for, say, San Joaquin grapes. But Pelosi, winner of the 2003 Cesar Chavez award from the United Farm Workers, hires only nonunion workers and sells these grapes to nonunion wineries. ... Which makes Pelosi's steadfast opposition to any attempts to enhance border security and stem the flow of illegal...(Read Full Post)