[Rushtalk] Democrat HYPOCRISY
John A. Quayle
blueoval57 at verizon.net
Tue Jun 16 13:58:03 MDT 2015
They did get the issue right on the fast
track trade bill, however. I guess a blind
squirrel is bound to find a nut at some point............. - jaq
At 05:46 PM 6/15/2015, Carl Spitzer wrote:
>Income Issues Reveal Democrat Hypocrisy
>Friday, 29 May 2015 10:37 AM
>By <http://www.newsmax.com/Insiders/Murdock/id-108>Deroy Murdock
>Democrats relentless efforts to tell Americans
>what to do might be a few microns less annoying
>if they obeyed the rules and exhortations that
>they inflict on everyone else. Alas, hypocrisy
>has become a core Democrat principle.
>Consider one pot that they pound loudly: raising the minimum wage.
>We owe it to workers across the country to make
>sure our minimum wage is set to a level that
>works for them and their families, Sen. Patty
>Murray, D-Wash., insisted last month, as she
>introduced the Raise the Wage Act. It would
>boost the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to
>$12.00 per hour by 2020 a 66 percent hike.
>Added House co-sponsor Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va.:
>We cant build a strong economy on the backs of
>impoverished workers. Thirty-two senators have
>co-sponsored this bill as have 165 House members.
>Amazingly, the Employment Policies Institute
>reports that 94 percent of these 197 Democrats
>pay their interns zero. Sen. Murray pays her
>interns bupkis, as does Congressmen Scott.
>According to EPI (minimumwage.com), such
>minimum-wage-hike cheerleaders as Sen. Al
>Franken, D-Minn., House Democrat leader Nancy
>Pelosi of California, and Democrat National
>Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of
>Florida also pay their interns nothing.
>But wait, House Democrat Whip Steny Hoyer of
>Maryland responds, Interns will gain practical experience.
>True. But interns could do this and make more
>than $0.00 per hour if their liberal bosses did
>not subject them to what Karl Marx denounced as the alienation of labor.
>Of course, if private employers tried to offer
>interns real-life know-how, marketable skills,
>and, say, $5.00 per hour, they would be prosecuted.
>The Gang of 197 should explain why its OK for
>them to pay interns $0.00 per hour, yet its a
>federal crime for others to pay them up to
>$7.24, even if they want to make some money,
>rather than none. Any private payment would be
>less exploitive than the wages of these defenders of the downtrodden.
>Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton banged a related
>skillet in South Carolina. Too many women earn
>less than men on the job, she said Wednesday.
>When a woman is short-changed, the entire family is short-changed.
>Too bad Clinton short-changed her female staffers.
>Although Clinton complains that women who work
>full-time, year round, earn just 77 cents for
>every dollar that a man makes, she paid her
>female Senate employees just 72 cents for every
>dollar their male colleagues saw.
>The Washington Free Beacons analysis of
>Clintons Senate expenditures demonstrated that
>her women earned median annual salaries of
>$40,791.55; men pocketed $56,499.93. Thus,
>Hillary Clintons $15,708.38 gender pay gap favored men over women.
>Obama also plays the equal-pay cowbell.
>Ensuring equal pay for women is a no-brainer,
>Obama declared last month. He failed this test.
>The average male White House employee currently
>earns about $88,600, while the average female
>White House employee earns about $78,400, The
>Washington Posts Zachary Goldfarb reported last
>July. That is a gap of 13 percent.
>Citing White House data, the Post added, In
>2009, male employees made an average of about
>$82,000, compared to an average of $72,700
>earned by female employees also a 13 percent wage gap.
>So, after five years of pay-gap chest beating,
>Obamas change equals zero. Literally.
>Obama this month bellyached that those who are
>doing better and better . . . are withdrawing
>from sort of the commons. He further moaned:
>Kids start going to private schools. Kids start
>working out at private clubs instead of the public parks.
>Obamas kids entered Sidwell Friends,
>Washingtons poshest private school, early in
>his reign. As for those evil private clubs, Farm
>Neck, Reflection Bay, and Royal Hawaiian are
>just three privately owned clubs where Obama has
>golfed as president. Surely some kids work out at those places.
>Democrats, including Hillary Clinton, should
>stop making fools of themselves by following her
>advice: Our credibility depends on practicing what we preach.
>Deroy Murdock is a media fellow with the Hoover
>Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace at
>Stanford University. Read more reports from
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