Tag: Wage Gap

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Just came across this while visiting iwastesomuchtime.com. Had to share it. While twitter is sometimes mocked as yet another sign of the shallow constant need for attention and validation, I’ve found there are actually a lot of smart, funny people out there whose twitter feeds are marvelously entertaining. More

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The Wage Gap and Its Fallacies

 

So for whatever reason, I hang out on Facebook and argue with liberals because take that liberal friends! Any case, today one of the more reasonable ones (a guy who appreciates a chance to argue ideas with people opposing his own) posted this picture:

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Ohoho! It’s funny because it’s liberal.

Words ensued. Wage equality is a big issue on the rise right now. Clinton has spoken out in favor of it. Arguing that it doesn’t work just gets you sneers of derision from liberal-folk because you suck, bigot. Or something like that. Since many of the typical arguments were showing up, I didn’t feel obligated to add other than that this policy would result in less jobs for women.

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I have a sister a little younger than me. Her life fell apart in a VERY big way in 2012 and with a lot of hard work on her part and help from her family she has painstakingly rebuilt her life into something not only unrecognizable but pretty terrific. Via text messaging last night she […]

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How Much Do You Really Know About the “Paycheck Fairness Act”?

 

This week, the Senate has been considering legislation dubbed “The Paycheck Fairness Act.” Proponents argue that it will help women and advance equal pay, but few give any details about how it would accomplish this or explain what the bill actually does. That’s probably because the bill’s actual provisions have little to do with helping women, but much more to do with lining the pockets of lawyers. Indeed, women overall — and certainly those who own small businesses — would probably be more harmed than helped by this law.

Test your knowledge of what’s really in “The Paycheck Fairness Act” by taking this short quiz created by the Independent Women’s Forum. Encourage your friends to do the same. As is often the case, the rhetoric surrounding this bill is very different than its actual substance.

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