Republicans + Corporations = (Greed + Serfdom) X Infinity

Any questions?

In Eric Cantor’s February 2013 speech, he said he wanted to propose Federal Law that would end overtime pay for hourly workers.  Currently, the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA), signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, mandates that certain workers get paid “time + 1/2” for overtime work.  Eric Cantor wants to eliminate that law.  Because — ya know — workers not getting paid for overtime hours worked out so good for workers before FDR enacted that Law.

In 2003, when the Republicans tried to end the requirement that hourly workers get paid overtime, they tried to sell it in good-old fashioned GOP Propaganda Minster: Frank Luntz terms.  They used words like “Family Flex time” … and … “work longer hours so you can have half a day with your family, maybe

Cantor’s goal in allowing the interview with the New Yorker Magazine, was to re-market the GOP draconian policies.

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