Re: OT: sponge burning!
Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 26, 2007 at 04:28:59PM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> How about the mode, and ban outside employment of elected officials? I
>> guarantee minimum wage will return to being a minimum living wage again
>> like it started as and was intended to be.
> Let me ask you this. How do you feel about H1B visas? Because if you
> support the government setting a minimum wage, then you support *more*
> H1B visas (for the moment, I am considering H1B visas as an issue
> orthogonal to immigration). Both amount to the government *interfering*
> with the labor market.
You can be in favor of a higher minimum wage and still be against increasing
the number of H1B visas. Personally, I wouldn't mind seeing H1B and it's
equivalents abroad eliminated. Why should governments have much of any
concern about allowing employment of foreign nationals if unemployment of
it's own work-capable citizens is greater than zero?