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Ed Gooding (VA)    Posted 10-27-2017 at 10:13:31 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
  • Liberal Pizza Parlor Goes Belly Up
  • Liberal Pizza Parlor Goes Belly Up After Social Justice ‘Fair Wage’ Bankruptcy
    By Warner Todd Huston October 26, 2017

    Liberals are famous for scolding the business sector for being hateful to their employees and only caring about money grubbing profits and they always think they know how to do it better.

    Well, the liberal owners of one pizza joint in Boston took matters in their own hands to create a business based on “social justice” policies and its failure after only two years is a perfect example of liberals being mugged by reality.

    Hailing themselves as the most “caring” business owners in America, the shop’s absurd “fair wage” pay scale drove them into bankruptcy and forced them to close their doors.

    The story of the “Dudley Dough” pizza parlor and its “pizza with purpose” was big news back in 2015 when the shop was showered with huge kudos for paying employees a “fair wage” — which was many times higher than the minimum wage.

    Boston’s Haley House, a nonprofit organization, created the concept claiming that they were going to prove that the business community could run a successful enterprise with policies based on “social justice” principles.

    Then they were mugged by reality.

    According to the Boston Globe: Launched in 2015, the fair-wage pizza shop will close at the end of the year, according to Bing Broderick, executive director for the nonprofit Haley House, which oversees the shop. While popular, the shop is not breaking even financially, which has put stress on the wider nonprofit organization.
    Broderick added, “It’s not easy, but I know it’s the right decision. Everybody wanted it to work. We all invested a lot of our hearts in it.”

    Someone should tell Mr. Broderick that his “heart” won’t create enough profits to keep a business afoat.

    Silly liberals.

    Despite the fact that the pizzeria was never able to turn a profit so that it could stay open, liberals in Boston are still claiming there they are not “looking at it as a failure.”

    “I don’t think anyone is looking at it as a failure,” said Luther Pinckney, a team leader at Dudley Dough, which is in the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building. “It’s an experiment, and some very good things came out of that, such as skill-building for staff and being in this building at this time of gentrification and change in this community.”

    Come on. Of COURSE it was a failure. It never made money. Businesses that don’t make money are not a success.

    There is a reason that businesses offer employees a similar pay scale as other companies offering similar services. There are fairly indisputable ratios between operating costs and the profits that keep doors open and wages are part of that formula. Businesses aren’t charities. Their purpose is to make money so that everyone prospers.

    The fact is, business owners pay what is considered a prevailing wage because it is the common wage that other successful businesses pay. Businesses don’t work to hurt their employees and those that do can’t get good employees and suffer for it as a result.

    Isn’t it just like a liberal? To take reality, facts, and language and warp them to make them serve their idiotic agenda?

    In the end, what we really have here is a perfect lesson in real-world consequences for actions. These fools thought they could waltz into the world of business with their unrealistic, socialist ideas and make a go of it just because they “feel” good about it. Turns out real life just doesn’t work that way.

    But more importantly, it is another example that liberal ideas are bad for all of us, not just doomed pizza joints in Boston.

    J52J    Posted 10-27-2017 at 16:09:47 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • It Was an experiment:

    I bet they didn’t tell the New Employee’s that it was an experiment. They say,“Very good things came out of that”

    1. the workers experienced Higher Wages. Then the Loss of them.
    2. Good working conditions. Then No working Conditions.
    3. Skill-building. Making pizza’s serving tables and customer service. Then they have skills that no one will pay for. So They learn how to use the same skills at a reasonable paying job.
    4. Policies based on “social justice” principles,
    5. Gentrification of the town: the process of renovating and improving a house or district so that it conforms to middle-class taste. Now that one buissness is up to middle-class, what will that do for the rest of the town? Oh wait they’re out of buissness.

    I don’t want to be part of an Experiment like that.
    The Minimum wage will always be the Minimum wage no mater how High it is, it’s still the minimum. Every thing else goes up.

    My 2cents
    J52J/Jess

    Charles(NC)    Posted 10-27-2017 at 11:05:07 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • And,,,when the doors close and the lights turned out the employees will go home empty $$$$ handed and back on the streets looking for another job.The liberals pushing their liberal agendas will keep pushing their agenda but,,,not using their money.These "liberals" will continue to push,,one works and 10 share the 1's gain.All eat out of the same plate but only one puts in the plate.These are the same ones that shout for free education,housing,medical and the list goes on.And we all live happy,happy,happy untill the shop closes.

    Dean    Posted 10-27-2017 at 10:20:31 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • It's gotta be Trumps fault.

    Dean

    Bruce(OR)    Posted 10-28-2017 at 00:13:13 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • oh no it's not. it's BUSHES fault. Them feel good libtards will tell you.

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