Practically Speaking

Kyle and her husband moved to Brookfield in 1986. She became active in local politics and started blogging in 2004. Her focus is primarily on local issues but often includes state and national topics, too. Kyle looks at things from the taxpayers' perspective in a creative, yet down to earth way, addressing them from a practical point of view.

Equal pay for women? Obama pays women 83 cents/dollar men earn

Elections, Obama 2008, Politics, THE ECONOMY, Truth

Get your political flier on Obama wanting equal pay for women? I did . Oct. 22, 2008 Shop-spree Sarah's 150G 'Party' clothes

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Also yesterday, Palin ripped Obama in her strongest language ever for not putting Hillary Rodham Clinton on his ticket.

"When the time came to make a decision, Barack Obama couldn't bring himself to pick the woman who got 18 million votes in the primary," she said in Henderson, Nev.

"The qualifications are there, but for some reason, the promotion never comes."

She then slammed Obama for paying women on his Senate staff only 83 cents for every dollar men earn.

An Obama spokesman said the men held more senior posts, and added that the Democratic candidate is stronger on the issue of equal pay for equal work.


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