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The Myth of Unfair Paychecks

Ben218 Wrote: Jun 07, 2012 9:42 AM
A well thought out column. I'm usually at odds with your thoughts but agree on this. The women's movement is like the union movement, they both keep trying to wring everything out of the rag until they destroy it. Never satisfied .

As any debater knows, defining the issue is a major part of the battle. On Tuesday, Democrats failed to persuade the Senate to approve the Paycheck Fairness Act. What are we to conclude from that outcome? That paychecks will be unfair, to the detriment of America's working women.

That's the claim of those supporting the legislation. President Barack Obama said it would merely mandate "equal pay for equal work." Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid of Nevada warned beforehand that failing to pass the bill would send "the message to little girls across the country that their work is less valuable because...