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OBAMA WHITE HOUSE PAYS WOMEN LESS THAN MEN, RECORDS SHOW

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Female employees in the Obama White House make considerably less than their male colleagues, records show.

According to the 2011 annual report on White House staff, female employees earned a median annual salary of $60,000, which was about 18 percent less than the median salary for male employees ($71,000).

Calculating the median salary for each gender required some assumptions to be made based on the employee names. When unclear, every effort was taken to determine the appropriate gender.

The Obama campaign on Wednesday lashed out at presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney for his failure to  immediately endorse the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act, a controversial law enacted in 2009 that made it easier to file discrimination lawsuits.

President Obama has frequently criticized the gender pay gap, such as the one that exists in White House.

“Paycheck discrimination hurts families who lose out on badly needed income,” he said in a July 2010 statement. “And with so many families depending on women’s wages, it hurts the American economy as a whole.”

It is not known whether any female employees at the White House have filed lawsuits under the Ledbetter Act.

The president and his Democratic allies have accused Republicans of waging a “war on women,” and have touted themselves as champions of female equality. Obama’s rhetoric, however, has not always been supported by his actions.

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  1. ChiefIlliniCake

    April 12th, 2012

    Obama’s rhetoric, however, has not always been supported by his actions.

    Gee…ya think?

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  2. MichiganMom

    April 12th, 2012

    “Obama’s rhetoric, however, has not always been supported by his actions.”

    But…but…I thought that was okay if you’re a liberal. Man, it’s getting harder to be a lib, what with YouTube and conservative bloggers pointing out this kind of thing all the time.

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  3. Debbie

    April 12th, 2012

    Barry prefers the company of men? No shit, Dick Tracy!

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  4. grayscape

    April 12th, 2012

    It’s clear: Obama hates women and has declared WAR on them.

    Moose escapes his hate because she has a dick bigger than his.

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  5. Wyatt, Insensitive Jerk

    April 12th, 2012

    Maybe if the White House sponsored some ads in that New York Times subsidiary mentioned on a prior thread, those women could make up the pay deficiency.

    Just trying to think outside the box and be constructive.

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  6. Frosteetoes

    April 12th, 2012

    Yet Obama’s ball boy get’s twice as much pay than the nasty hairy men that work for him.

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  7. Reaganite Republican

    April 12th, 2012

    Obama is a fraud on every level

    Pathetic

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  8. Bob M.

    April 12th, 2012

    And chicks don’t get NEARLY the perks that got under KLIN – TON I… unless HER name is, “Reggie”… [WHISTLING]

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  9. Diogenes Sarcastica

    April 12th, 2012

    Skinny guys with big ears shouldn’t wear wife beater t-shirts under their dress shirts. God this guy get goofier by the week!

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  10. Stirrin the B.S.

    April 12th, 2012

    @Diogenes – ya beat me to it with the wife beater shirt!

    What do you expect from a “man” that wears wife beater shirts?!

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  11. eternal cracker p

    April 12th, 2012

    If a cracker male works at the white house and refuses his $70k and considers it a donation to the American Taxpayer and his group of 9 other cracker males takes in $70k, thus reducing the average salary to $1k less than an average salary of a woman group of the same amount, would we hear anything about a war on men?

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  12. Nutjob

    April 12th, 2012

    Well sure he had to throw in a jab for the feminists who got bitch slapped about stay at home moms.

    They’re bitter, vile, putrid, lesbian, peter envious hippy trash, wouldn’t want to not give them their turn at the pacifier now would we mr twoface?

    and these ignorant voters can’t see he’ll say anything……….yeah their real progressive thinkers alright.

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  13. BarnabyBoog

    April 13th, 2012

    The real culprits here are Valerie Jarrett and David AxMan…. they sit in the WH giving Opie instructions on what to do/say/think next….Jarrett screens everything going to Opie, and Axman was supposed to be in Chi-town getting Opie re-elected…

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  14. datruthfarmer

    April 14th, 2012

    Thanks for this tidbit.

    Calculating the median salary for each gender required some assumptions to be made based on the employee names. When unclear, every effort was taken to determine the appropriate gender.

    I wonder, how accurate do you think that salary difference really is when it is based upon actual facts rather than a guess?

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  15. datruthfarmer

    April 14th, 2012

    They’re bitter, vile, putrid, lesbian, peter envious hippy trash, wouldn’t want to not give them their turn at the pacifier now would we mr twoface?

    This is my fav.

    Why do trust the science behind the plane you fly in and not trust the science that explains your mind/brain?

    Oh, I get it. Some brains are not big enough to hold three thoughts at once.

    Wow, just wow.

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