P.J. O'Rourke for The Daily Beast: Up to a Point: The U.S. Government’s Minimum Wage Is $430 Million Per Hour

March 21st, 2014

The Daily Beast
by P.J. O’Rourke
March 21, 2014

Our Busy Government at Work…

The 2014 federal budget is $3.77 trillion. There are 8,765 hours in a year. The federal government works 24/7—for $430,119,795 an hour. Well above proposed new minimum wage. What’s government doing for the money?

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