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Fri Apr 6, 2012, 05:14 PM

Walker overturns WI 2009 Equal Pay law.

The Dem charge of a “GOP war on women” is getting a boost this morning, with the news that Scott Walker has quietly overturned Wisconsin’s equal pay law. ~snip~ Walker has signed a measure repealing the 2009 Equal Pay Enforcement Act, which is designed to deter employers from discriminating against workers by giving them an easier way to challenge discrimination in the courts.

Business goups support repeal on behalf of “job creators,” but Dems have denounced the move, claiming it will badly limit women’s access to a remedy against unfair pay and will “turn back the clock on women’s rights in the workplace.”

This could loom large in the battle to recall Walker — injecting women’s issues into that contest — but it may also have repercussions in the presidential race.


To all Women, Romney embraces Walker and his agenda.

“As he campaigned across Wisconsin, Mitt Romney repeatedly praised Governor Scott Walker’s leadership, calling him a ‘hero’ and ‘a man of courage’. But with his signing yesterday of a bill make it harder for women to enforce in court their right to equal pay, Walker showed how far Republicans are willing to go to undermine not only women’s health care, but also their economic security. Does Romney think women should have ability to take their bosses to court to get the same pay as their male coworkers? Or does he stand with Governor Walker against this?”

Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/post/scott-walker-may-loom-over-presidential-election/2012/04/06/gIQAEwFzzS_blog.html

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Reply Walker overturns WI 2009 Equal Pay law. (Original post)
savalez Apr 2012 OP
liberal N proud Apr 2012 #1
Initech Apr 2012 #2
jwirr Apr 2012 #4
Initech Apr 2012 #8
tclambert Apr 2012 #9
lonestarnot Apr 2012 #11
jwirr Apr 2012 #3
HereSince1628 Apr 2012 #7
Zorra Apr 2012 #5
savalez Apr 2012 #6
lonestarnot Apr 2012 #10

Response to savalez (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 05:16 PM

1. Still working on the Koch agenda

He must not plan on winning the recall election or knows it will be fixed.

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Response to savalez (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 05:24 PM

2. The fucking Koch brothers should just buy Wisconsin and get it over with.

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Response to Initech (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 05:26 PM

4. That my friend is what they are trying to do!

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Response to jwirr (Reply #4)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 07:21 PM

8. They are the only people in this world who can accurately be called terrorists.

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Response to Initech (Reply #2)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 07:48 PM

9. They are, but of course they don't want to pay any more than they have to.

Rich bastards are often cheap bastards.

By the way, did you take my red stapler?

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Response to tclambert (Reply #9)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 01:15 AM

11. Bwwwwaa ha ha ha ha! ROFLMAO!

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Response to savalez (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 05:26 PM

3. And he thinks this is going to win him reelection? How?

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Response to jwirr (Reply #3)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 06:26 PM

7. I have the feeling that the Kochs and ALEC have gone around the bend...

Women are the majority of voters...NO ONE is going to get elected by alienating 80% of women.

It all seems so obviously like a bridge to far. You have to wonder why push this so hard? I have only one speculation...

As you get old, you either get in a hurry to get things done, or you just let some dreams go, and it seems that the Kochs
are really wanting to establish the NeoFeudal States of America before Father Time slips them into their crypts.

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Response to savalez (Original post)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 05:32 PM

5. June 5 is the day of the Walker recall election.

It will be one very fine day when that 1% ass kisser gets his fascist ass kicked to the curb by the 99%

Info, and you can donate to the recall campaign here:

http://www.wisdems.org/

Go Badgers!

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Response to Zorra (Reply #5)

Fri Apr 6, 2012, 05:50 PM

6. I am not in WI but

I will gladly donate.

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Response to savalez (Original post)

Sat Apr 7, 2012, 01:14 AM

10. Pig!

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