# Wage Jokes

## Minimum Wage Increase?

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The House will vote on Saturday to raise the minimum wage to \$7.25 an hour. The raise would allow many Americans to quit their third job.

## Nerds versus jocks

An answer to the eternal question "Is it better to be a jock or a nerd?" Michael Jordan will make over \$300,000 a game: \$10,000 a minute, assuming he averages about 30 minutes per game.Assuming \$40 million in endorsements next year, he'll be making \$178,100 a day (working or not)! Assuming he sleeps 7 hours a night, he makes \$52,000 every night while visions of sugarplums dance in his head.If he goes to see a movie, it'll cost him \$7.00, but he'll make \$18,550 while he's there.If he decides to have a 5 minute egg, he'll make \$618 while boiling it. He makes \$7,415/hr more than minimum wage (after the wage hike).He'll make \$3,710 while watching each episode of Friends.If he wanted to save up for a new Acura NSX (\$90,000) it would take him a whole 12 hours.If someone were to hand him his salary and endorsement money, they would have to do it at the rate of \$2.00 every second.He'll probably pay around \$200 for a nice round of golf, but will be reimbursed \$33,390 for that more...

## Jock vs Nerd

BETTER TO BE A JOCK OR A NERD?
Michael Jordan will make more than \$300,000 a game, \$10,000 a minute, assuming he averages about 30 minutes per game. Assuming he also makes \$40 million in endorsements next year, he will be making \$178,000 a day, working or not.
If he goes to see a movie, it will cost him \$8.00 (without popcorn and drink), but will make \$18,500 while he is there.
If he decides to have a 5-minute egg, he will make \$618 while boiling it. He makes \$7,415 per hour more than minimum wage, even after the wage hike.
He will make \$3,710 while watching each episode of "FRIENDS". If he wanted to save up for a new Acura NSX (cost \$90,000), it will take him a whole 12 hours to earn the money.
If someone were to hand him his salary and endorsement money, they would have to do it at a rate of 2 dollars every second. He will probobly pay around \$200 for a nice round of golf, more...

## Candidate Clinton vs. President Clinton

Candidate Bill Clinton: Promised to increase minimum wage
President Bill Clinton: Wants to keep the wage the same
Candidate Bill Clinton: Attacked Bush's policy of sending illegal Haitians back to Haiti
President Bill Clinton: Decided to maintain Bush's policy on Haiti.
Candidate Clinton, campaign ad, January 1992
"I've offered a comprehensive plan to get our economy moving again....It starts with a tax cut on the middle class."
Candidate Clinton, Jan. 12, 1992
"I want to make it very clear that this middle-class tax cut, in my view, is central to any attempt we're going to make to have a short-term economic strategy."
President-elect Clinton, Jan 14, 1993
"From New Hampshire forward, for reasons that absolutely mystify me, the press thought the most important issue in the race was the middle class tax cut. I never did meet any voter who thought that."
President Clinton, first Oval Office address, Feb. 15, more...

## Speaking about salary of Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan will make over \$300,000 a game, \$10,000 a minute assuming he averages about 30 minutes a game.
Assuming \$40 mil in endorsements next year, he'll be making \$178,100 a day (working or not)!
Assuming he sleeps 7 hours a night, he makes \$52,000 every night while visions of sugarplums dance in his head.
If he goes to see Independence Day, it'll cost him \$7.00, but he'll make \$18,550 while he's there.
If he decides to have a 5 minute egg, he'll make \$618 while boiling it.
He makes \$7,415/hr more than minimum wage (after the wage hike)
He'll make \$3,710 while watching each episode of Friends.
If he wanted to save up for a new Acura NSX (\$90,000) it would take him a whole 12 days.
If someone were to hand him his salary and endorsement money, they would have to do it at the rate of \$2.00 every second.
A quickie will net him \$1855.
He'll probably pay around \$200 for a nice round of golf, but will be 'reimbursed' \$33,390 for that more...