White House: The '77 cents' wage gap figure isn't accurate, but they'll use it anyway

Ashe Schow The Washington Examiner 4/7/2014

A White House adviser had to walk back the oft-repeated myth that women make 77 cents on the dollar that men make after being questioned about the figure during a conference call Monday.

While detailing executive actions President Obama plans to take Tuesday regarding equal pay for women, Betsey […]

Obama Will Bypass Congress to Sign Executive Order To Close Gender Wage Gap

Austin Petersen The Libertarian Republic 07 Apr 2014

President Barack Obama declared that on Tuesday he will sign an executive order aimed at equalizing wages between genders for federal contractors. A second order will create transparency by forcing contractors to disclose to the Secretary of Labor the gender of employees, and reveal their relative compensation…


Secret Hagel Donor?: White House Spox Ducks Question on ‘Friends of Hamas’

Ben Shapiro Breitbart.com Big Peace 2/7/2013

On Thursday, Senate sources told Breitbart News exclusively that they have been informed that one of the reasons that President Barack Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, has not turned over requested documents on his sources of foreign funding is that one of the names listed is […]

Unexpectedly (!) Republicans Do Something Right

Gene Schwimmer American Thinker 1/18/2013

Excerpt from just-released statement from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (emphases mine):

House Republicans announced a path forward on the nation’s near-term budget challenges. The 1974 Congressional Budget Act requires passage of a budget resolution by April 15 each year. Under Senator Harry Reid’s leadership, the Senate has refused […]

DNC War on Women Intensifies

Female staffers paid 15 percent less than male staffers, WFB analysis finds

Andrew Stiles The Washington Free Beacon 8/8/2012

Female employees of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) earn significantly less than their male counterparts, a Washington Free Beacon analysis has found.

A review of salary data filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) revealed that […]

After Calls by Ban Ki-Moon for Austerity Measures, UN Staffers Get Pay Hike

George Russell FoxNews.com 8/23/2011

EXCLUSIVE: Five months after United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said the world body faced an “emergency situation,” and ordered his top lieutenants to cut their budgets by 3 percent overall, New York City-based staffers have just gotten a 2.2 percent boost to their paychecks.

Among other things, the new […]