Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Pardon My (far lower) Paycheck...

So we're at it again. Bipartisanship just went down the crapper.

The Republicorporatists blocked an up-and-down vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act. And Susan Collins (R-Maine) was among those who voted against it.

Women still make 77 cents to every dollar a man earns. Collins said she was "concerned about...small business."  A small business as defined by current law is one that employs up to five hundred people.  That's not exactly your typical mom-and-pop operation, which is the first thing that comes to the mind of anyone who hears "small business."

Read the article here: and make up your own mind.

If you can afford to pay 500 people, you can afford to pay them a living wage. All of them. Not just the ones who pee standing up.

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