16 Things Restaurant Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know: Reg hourly min wage is a $7.25 an hour. If you earn tips, your only hourly guarantee is $2.13. Tipped min wage was to increase in 1996, but Herman Cain, then head of the corporate restaurant lobby - the National Restaurant Association (NRA) - swooped in to block it. At the behest of the NRA, he made a deal with Congress, allowing the reg min wage to increase so long as the tipped min wage stayed put at $2.13 an hour - forever
Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom of California, talks with Rachel Maddow about a new proposal being presented to his state's voters to require a background check for ammunition purchases, a move it is hoped will avoid the NRA lobbying pressure that has...
Police won't change w/out federal oversight - but REMEMBER, policing is a hard job in the US's NRA-lobby protected, gun- infested communities. Police put their lives on the line daily - never knowing who's carrying. That kind of constant pressure facing death causes fear & mistakes. Either you change America's gun- obsessed environment or the job of policing is as it is.
Pro-gun rights activists make their point in Colorado. - NRA vows to fight Biden's gun control taskforce in Congress. - the stage for a bitter congressional battle over stricter gun controls, accusing vice president Joe Biden of having "an agend. "We will not allow law-abiding gun owners to be blamed for the acts of criminals and madmen," an NRA statement said