Joe Biden says Lilly Ledbetter act not a big deal for equal pay for women, Mark Levin AGREES!

Today on the campaign trail Joe Biden made a gaffe when he told the truth about the Lilly Ledbetter act that Obama heralds as a civil rights achievement for women getting equal pay. Except Biden says it really has little to do with equal pay for women at all:



It is incredibly ironic that Joe Biden would mention this today because Mark Levin addressed it on his show last night, explaining what the Lilly Ledbetter Act was really all about and why the Obama campaign is a fraud for making it about equal pay for women. In fact Levin says it will actually hurt women more than it will help them.

Here’s the bulk of what he said last night:

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abcde
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abcde

Lilly Ledbetter is for the racist white women in corporate America. I have experienced an abundance of racism from white women in the workplace. The EEOC has their token aunt jemima Jacqueline making big bucks to throw out all discriminatory acts by whites to their black employees/colleagues. Joe should be the president instead of obama. He favors the whites & hispanic women over decent SMART, BLACK PROFESSIONAL WOMEN.

Not4TheGimmeParty
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Not4TheGimmeParty

Another problem with this act is that most don’t want the stigma of having sued a corporation even in good times, let alone in a time of high unemployment. Good going Joe–way to tell the truth. I was wrongfully terminated in a company where the H.R. director was intent on hiring a friend and that is exactly what he did. (other employees warned me that he was doing this and urged me to take note of other employees doing things that were firable offenses that he regularly ignored) Despite the fact that I had a solid case, I wanted to remain employable in the town where I lived, I passed on suing. So, yes, this case does NOTHING for women.

@fre22ddy
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@fre22ddy

excellent joe Biden Thankyou.

John Garrett
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John Garrett

Ann Coulter joked that Romney brilliantly maneuvered Obama and Crowley during the last debate forcing the New York Times to FINALLY report the Bengazi attack. The vast majority of middle class Americans are NOT liberal and they will make the correct decisions given the truth. Collectivist have known this for decades and that’s why they control the dissemination of information by dominating education and our sources of news. My local radio station host many conservative personalities but their news reporting is very liberal and they run many liberal PSAs throughout the day. Some Fox News personalities are conservative but they still have a large number of liberals like Shepard Smith. My point is, Obama will continue to get away with lying until we control the dissemination of information in America.

whitewolf2009
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whitewolf2009

“There is no equal pay if you don’t have a job! You’re on welfare!” – Classic!

mediaaccess1
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mediaaccess1

Everyone wondering about why women usually – USUALLY – make less than women – read Basic Economics – Thomas Sowell. It is true, and it is fair, and it is Economics 101.

proudhispanicconservative
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proudhispanicconservative

The sad part of all of this all the people behind Biden, if you see them they appear to be in a trance, they look like they just dont listen to what this idiot Joe is selling which is an empty can that has no meat in it. I hope that we outnumber these idiots.

Chris
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Chris

Who cares about the Silly Bedwetter Act ?

What Mitt did with seeking qualified women for his MA administration is exactly the right path forward …

Yazz55
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Yazz55

This Lilly Ledbetter legislation is only beneficial to the trial lawyers who pursue class action lawsuits. Where the only real winner is the trial lawyer, who gets a healthy percentage of the settlement. And then makes a political contribution to party of the donkey to keep him/her in business.

Kordane
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Kordane

Where does it say in the constitution that the federal government can force private companies to increase a specific gender’s wages from amongst its workforce?

Where does it say in the constitution that the federal government can force private companies to NOT discriminate against certain people?

I don’t see those anywhere.

In fact, even if they were in the constitution, they’d be a violation of individual rights, and thus invalid/powerless, since individual rights trump amendments that violate individual rights.

James Washburne
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James Washburne

Anybody else but me notice those government posters about worker’s rights in workplaces still say women only make $.71 for every dollar a man makes? George Orwell was unavailable for comment. (Just to PO the leftoids, I write on them, “And they’re worth every penny!”)

amyshulk
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amyshulk

wrong place – meant to add to my previous post.

Bombs And Dollars
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Bombs And Dollars

Joe Biden seems to be out of touch. He said, “It’s a big deal for women, but it’s not a big deal for equal pay.” What??? The liberal argument is that women aren’t paid enough. (That’s not true. Outside of the Obama administration, data shows that women are paid the same for the same job.) So if this act doesn’t help them get paid fairly or doesn’t help them receive compensation for discrimination, then it’s not a big deal for women. Joe Biden said it wasn’t a big deal for equal pay, thus it’s not a big deal for women. Obama’s key accomplishment for women is thus proven to be a farce by his own VP candidate.

iHeartLife
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iHeartLife

Thomas Sowell: http://tiny.cc/PayEquity

freenca
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freenca

IF she finds out?! WTF! BO has a different kind of Justice in HIS mind.

white531
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white531

Both Obama and Biden are running their campaign, based on falsehoods. They are doing their best to get this criminal and his idiot Vice President, elected for four more years, by lying. The average intelligence of voters in this country, has sunk to such lows, that they can get away with saying almost anything. And then when Romney or Ryan say something that is actually the truth, the Obama camp calls Romney/Ryan liars, and out of touch, and worse. This strategy would not work in a country of educated and politically aware, individuals. But, that’s not what we have. I am sure my, “blithering idiots,” comment precedes me, but that is the reality. We are fast approaching an average intelligence in this country, where the Liberals can say anything, no matter how ridiculous, and it will be believed by their base. Every day, you see Obama and Biden, lying on… Read more »

nuffsaid
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nuffsaid

I agree white but we are not even talking about a college education. Decent elementary and middle school curriculum that included real US history, basic math and money management education along with some ethics and some philosophy would be all it would take. There should be one agenda: What does a person need to know to have a chance at success in this society and what does a future voter need to know about the world that would lead him to believe and support the notion that this country is worth saving, preserving and worth defending with your life? None of these concepts is beyond the grasp of 99% of the people who live or are born here. Education is the critical first step. It cannot be minimized. And we can no longer trust universities to create teachers. We must find a new way to select those people who can… Read more »

AbdulBX
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AbdulBX
sjmom
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sjmom

Equal pay for women has not been an issue for many years because as Mark said that battle was fought long ago, but now since they’ve nowhere else to go the Dems are returning to the days of yore. Just shows how sad their campaign is and guess they think there is another crop of younger women who will bite into their apple. However, these girls will find out like Eve did it was a very bad idea.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

Sorry folks, we don’t have an open thread but this Twitter post for Mitt and Ann Romney that I received from Tagg Romney was just too special to wait to share. (I wish I could figure out how to capture the post in an image).

DuckYoung‏@lduck623

@AnnDRomney @tromney “@Nerge_Largent: You cant buy off Amish with Obama Phones. RT Amish for Romney in Lancaster, PA

https://twitter.com/CapeMayMeg/status/259787252685746177/photo/1

unclesamnephew
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unclesamnephew

thT amish family will be shunned shortly! by Obama! i wish i was shunned!

Tiffini
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Tiffini

I admit not educated on this Lily Ledbetter Act, but am I to understand all it did was allow more time to file a lawsuit? really had nothing whatsoever to do with equal pay?

Bobn
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Bobn

Yes, the Lilly Ledbetter Act essentially eliminated the statute of limitations for women to sue their former employers for wage discrimination. By the time she filed suit, most of the people that actually supervised her were dead or unreachable. It was a SOP to the trial lawyers. If women can sue their employers decades after they were employed, that is a real reason for not hiring women in the first place. Quite frankly, in this litigious society, it’s a miracle that small businesses hire women, or anyone else, for that matter. Based on the unemployment rate, they are at least hiring as few as possible. Thanks a lot, lawyers & libs.

sjmom
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sjmom

So many lawsuits are bogus and that’s why we need “loser pays”. I think Obama and Biden are playing to the younger women who weren’t a part of the equal pay era and don’t remember the commotion surrounding it. The Dems have nothing else at this point but to bring up the past because they certainly can’t discuss what they will do in the future because they would lose every vote they have. Not every Dem wants to destroy our nation.

Tiffini
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Tiffini

Thank You for the info, I can’t imagine how much this has hurt women in the workplace. it’s so mind blowing all the ways lawyers seem to be the only ones who win when something like this gets passed.

sjmom
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sjmom

Yes, that’s what Mark said. Equal pay was fought and won years ago and this ploy by Obama and Biden is a ruse.

Tiffini
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Tiffini

That’s what I thought. and you’re right all Obama and Biden have are poly’s.

TIMERUNNER
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TIMERUNNER

Joe Biden, and a Silly Ledbetter, doesn’t get much clearer.

Libertyship46
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Libertyship46

And still nobody thinks Biden is a fool. Amazing. He can tell a lie with the best of them and I just don’t see why more people don’t treat this guy like the joke he is. Amazing.

LIBERTYUSA
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LIBERTYUSA

…who are the Obama morons holding up those FORWARD signs and FORWARD to what ?

I know FORWARD to the BANKRUPTCY of the USA on it’s current economic trajectory.”

VOTE : Romney / Ryan 2012 .(period)

colliemum
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colliemum

This holding up of that ridiculous, Soviet-style sign behind Biden or Bathhouse Barry reminds me of North Korea.
It’s a very revealing indicator for Bathhouse Barry’s ideology.

Rocco11
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Rocco11

“Forward” to what, Plato’s Republic?

Rich Wojcik
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Rich Wojcik

“after 4 years of BACKWARD, it is time to change the leader and go FORWARD;
so they got it right, but for the wrong reason….. wink

publius
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publius

Platopia

Landscaper
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Landscaper

We don’t live in the same world some describe here and in other threads. About women, washing dishes, dusting, being a baby factory. Or working women typing letters and getting coffee for male bosses. Maybe because my wife has the spunk to tell a man to get his own coffee.
People will run over you if you let them, persons un-named, so you better stick up for yourself because no one else will.

sjmom
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sjmom

Married over 30 years I still make my husband’s coffee not because he won’t but because its another way to show I care but he gets his own breakfast every day.

Landscaper
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Landscaper

I rarely drink coffee but my wife would gladly bring me some if I asked her. After all I’m her husband, she loves me and she darn well knows I love her. It’s not a boss thing, it’s a couple thing………

colliemum
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colliemum

It is indeed a couple thing.

My late husband, God bless him, brought me a cup of tea, first thing in the morning, for as long as we were married. I bought him a cup of hot chocolate last thing at night.
So where’s the problem? Do things for each other!

Once a couple is starting to argue about whose turn it is to do xyz, and how much they’ve already done for each other, their relationship is in very serious trouble.

johngalt30
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johngalt30

So does Joe “mean what he says” in this?

nuffsaid
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nuffsaid

Mark Levin used the word Obamerrhoid- Makes me proud!

Rich Wojcik
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Rich Wojcik

how ’bout FuBar Ack? wink

nuffsaid
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nuffsaid

In FuBar, as in “Alleywho FuBar.”

Rich Wojcik
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Rich Wojcik

for those in Rio Linda: it is F.U.B.A.R…. wink

nuffsaid
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nuffsaid

Good one but you’re not gonna believe this. I can put one into Rio Linda with a 6-iron from here…lol

colliemum
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colliemum

How about ‘Bathhouse Barry’?

That’s what the black community calls him in Chicago, and it drives his left supporters nuts.

James Washburne
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James Washburne

That’s low. Or should I say Down Low? lol

colliemum
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colliemum

Down Low is fine – that’s what they now also talk about openly in Chicago.

Have a look at HillBuzz.com – there are several reports from the very knowledgeable Kevin DuJan. Here’s the latest: http://hillbuzz.org/think-squad-chicago-blacks-say-democrats-are-clueless-about-how-mad-theyve-made-black-folk-in-last-year-87735

Susitna
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Susitna

If this guy keeps on talking he may reveal that Obama doesn’t have an American Birth Certificate and that this is not a big deal……

wodiej
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wodiej

The fact is society still values the contributions of men more than women unless women are at home taking care of the kids and washing the dishes. It has nothing to do w skills. It is what men perceive as to be more valuable thus worthy of more pay. Most supervisors and managers are men and therefore make the decisions. Me…i got smart and started my own business so they can get someone else to type their letters and make their appointments.

Boxofteabags
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Boxofteabags

So…now you can get a man to type your letters and make your appointments??LOL Your doing a good job thumbs up. Now would ya mind getting me a cup of coffee, just joking.:)

sjmom
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sjmom

Me- I worked in RE in commission sales so you only got paid for closed business. There really was no discrimination and as many successful women as men.

maketcomp
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maketcomp

Obama was a fraud when he was elected and he is still a fraud now. Just like the corner preacher building a chruch and the chruch is full of Ms. Obama phone parishioners.

Joe
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Joe

Joey PLUGS is running interference for ZERO

when it is revealed

That WOMEN in the administration MAKE LESS than Men

warpmine
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warpmine

And since all of them are witless twits in the highest degree, they should all get equal pay.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

I so love Mark Levin and he hit the mark. This latest Barky Boy “equal rights law” is another handout to lawyers to sue business owners and business owners will be less likely to hire a woman for this one more reason.

Employers have no reason to hire women, minorities, mooslims, gays, lesbians, welfare recipients or past recipients, someone with children, veterans, and on and on because plaintiffs’ lawyers are waiting in the wings to sue the employer for discrimination over nothing!

I’d like to know when the women who work for Barky Boy and Pelosi are going to sue because of unequal pay from the two of them.

conservative58
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conservative58

So, I guess Biden doesn’t think the Lilly Ledbetter Act is a ‘BFD’ after all.

Chiefparker
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Chiefparker

The whole point of Joe from the very beginning is to make O look brilliant!

James Washburne
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James Washburne

Absolutely. Reagan and W surrounded themselves with the smartest people they could find who weren’t afraid to disagree. 0 filled his cabinet with cronies and sycophants, which is why he snoozed through the first debate. Nobody had the stones to tell him he was going to get dusted.

Sentinel
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Sentinel

Obama. Has. Nothing.

He lies and has no record to run on… but he should run on all his lawlessness and cover-ups.

David Hallock
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David Hallock

The best I can determine only 39 women have claimed the Act since 09. Joe “The Truth Teller” Biden.

Orangeone
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Orangeone

And look at how high unemployment is for women now as a percentage of total unemployment.

amyshulk
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amyshulk

It’s the same as with gov’t. employees – I recall all the stories after the crash were all about how the administration opened up positions to hire more women, which increased {inflated} gov’t. employees to offset the private sector job losses, while they staked the States with Stimulus & Son of Stimulus to keep gov’t. employees employed. So the stimulus was basically: “We are saving the States, ergo the state workers, to prevent a cascade effect while the private sector sheds jobs. It will be OK when the economy bounces back.” Only problem? The economy did not bounce back – it obviously failed – and now those women are going to be joining the rest of us in the new economic reality. My rule of thumb – whenever I hear “Higher than normal of x or y” I check to see when & how they changed how they determine the… Read more »

amyshulk
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amyshulk

I left out the part where the administration then laments all the gov’t. job losses, which they *ensured* would occur by over hiring! I remember seeing this coming when I saw Beck do a chalkboard display of how the #’s increased. I think it was the episode where he compared gov’t worker pay & bennies vs. military.

bobemakk
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bobemakk

I disagree with you regarding government jobs for women. I retired from the Federal Aviation Administration and kept the personnel count in our building outside JFK in Jamaica, NY. When the building opened we had over 800 employees, when I retired, in March of 2011, I took my last personnel count and it was 343 which included government workers under government contracts.

AND, AT LEAST 50% OF THE MANAGERIAL POSITIONS AND OTHER JOBS WHEN WE OPENED THE BUILDING, AND WHEN I LEFT WERE ALL WOMEN. MARK LEVIN IS RIGHT ON.

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