The reality of the minimum wage is not a concern for Governor Fallin. Her only concern is the political reality that Oklahoma is overrun with John Birchers.
Oklahoma Governor Sides With John Birchers On Minimum Wage
April 19, 2014

Via Breitbart Unmasked:

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed a ban on minimum wage increases this Monday. Defending her remarkable decision, Fallin issued a press release that indulges all the usual thoroughly-debunked talking points, including the long-discredited notion that only teenagers have minimum wage jobs.

“Mandating an increase in the minimum wage would require businesses to fire many of those part-time workers. It would create a hardship for small business owners, stifle job creation and increase costs for consumers,” Fallin said. “And it would do all of these things without even addressing the goal of ...

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