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White house promotes false Gender wage gap. Why?

Misleading data put together by the Obama adm

http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/rss_viewer/Women_in_America.pdf

The report was released on the eve of International Women’s Day on March 8 and is expected to be used to push Senate ratification of the U.N.’s Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
In January 2009, the U.S. Department of Labor received the results of a study it had commissioned from an outside consultancy on male and female wages. The report, ‘An Analysis of the Reasons for the Disparity in Wages,’ concluded that there is no gender-based wage gap.”

http://www.consad.com/content/reports/Gender%20Wage%20Gap%20Final%20Report.pdf

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Carpy

Asked by Carpy at 12:33 PM on Mar. 6, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Obama lied about AIG, Obamacare, and a few other things. He doesn't have time for facts, truths, and details... Tsk tsk.
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 12:42 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • The nonexistent "gender gap" has been lied and manipulated for decades now. It's not just an Obama thing - it's a plank of the Progressive agenda. The real gap is in parents vs not parents. Single fathers make comparable to mothers, non-custodial or married fathers who are not primarily responsible for daytime caregiving make comparable to childless women or women older than child bearing age when comparing people of equal education and experience in the same field. It's not a gender bias, it's a how often you call in to work or take personal phone calls "bias". And really, that's not a bias at all - people who spend more time at work actually working are paid more than people who spend more time at work dealing with family issues. The people who have to take up the slack for those who aren't working deserve compensation for that.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 12:55 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • Because they are campaigning toward women. Vote for me, I'll get you a raise.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 3:09 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • I took a quick look at the conclusions of the report. They are not saying there is no wage gap, they are saying women CHOOSE the wage gap because they raise children, value paid leave and insurance and other benefits. So it just goes to show you that once again, many people love to glorify family values and motherhood, but when the sh*t comes down, those choices are not rewarded in society, they are punished. Good job, report.
    stacymomof2

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 3:10 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • I also took a quick look at the so-called misleading data and can't see where it misled. Could you specify, OP? I am not reading a 97 page document.
    stacymomof2

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 3:14 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • So it just goes to show you that once again, many people love to glorify family values and motherhood, but when the sh*t comes down, those choices are not rewarded in society, they are punished. Good job, report.

    So then you are saying women should get extra pay above and beyond, due to their choices?
    Carpy

    Comment by Carpy (original poster) at 3:15 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • The white house claim is discrimination.
    Carpy

    Comment by Carpy (original poster) at 3:18 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • Obama....lied and mislead us?! No freakin' way!!





    LOL :o)
    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 3:41 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • Obama....lied and mislead us?! No freakin' way!!

    I know, I know, Hard to believe isn't it. But as long as the progressives keep believing him, he will continue.
    Carpy

    Comment by Carpy (original poster) at 4:28 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

  • The white house claim is discrimination.
    ____________________
    That's a little vague. Forgive me for not just taking your word for it. Where is this claim in the document? Are are you just taking some con blog as your cue? Did the con blog source it, at least?
    stacymomof2

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 5:11 PM on Mar. 6, 2011

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