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Just check this out. I seriously had to fact-check this a few times before it really sank in. We hear lots of doomsday "OhMyGawd if we raise the minimum wage, everybody will go out of business and we'll have to eat bugs" types of things from some folks when the conversation gets a little heated, but the reality is something very different.