The minimum wage should go up by a lot more than 75¢. And no, I don’t care what small business says; I care what government does. If business is hurting, let government step in and ease the pain with wage subsidies.

Or, better yet, let’s take a pointed look at the guaranteed annual income. Because the minimum wage is so useless right now that a hike of six bits is not going to make a damn bit of difference.

Consider my friend Doreen …