GOP lawmaker Marsha Blackburn is running for U.S. Senate—says ‘Women don’t want equal pay laws’

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The lying, Trump-loving, pro-wall-building, anti-choice Tennessee Republican lawmaker Marsha Blackburn is running for Bob Corker’s Senate seat in 2018. She likes shock and disgust and hasn’t let us us down yet. Here are some things Tennessee voters should know. In 2013 on an NBC’s Meet The Press Blackburn was asked if she would support workplace gender equality. Alana Horowitz with Huffington Post reports Blackburn’s response:

“I think that more important than that is making certain that women are recognized by those companies. You know, I’ve always said that I didn’t want to be given a job because I was a female, I wanted it because I was the most well-qualified person for the job. And making certain that companies are going to move forward in that vein, that is what women want. They don’t want the decisions made in Washington. They want to be able to have the power and the control and the ability to make those decisions for themselves.” -Marsha Blackburn

Guess she figures women and get equal pay on their own—because they are women, but no special treatment, guys! That was in 2013. Blackburn has proven to be anti-women many times in the past. Here’s a sample of her votes.

Blackburn voted against the 2009 Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, a landmark bill for women’s rights in the workplace. The law makes it easier for women to file wage discrimination suits against employers. She also voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act of 2009.

Blackburn is hardly the only female politician to oppose laws aimed at discouraging the gender wage gap. In 2012, a new Paycheck Fairness Act failed in the Senate after receiving nay votes from Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) and Susan Collins (R-Maine).

Horowitz adds:

The gender pay gap has expanded in recent years. In 2012, women earnedapproximately 80.9% of what men earned. According to a recent analysis, the average U.S. woman now stands to lose out on $443,000 over 40 years

There’s a quote.

‘There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other’ -Madeline Albright.

If you’re outraged that this woman is still in Congress, share this or the HuffPo story with your Tennessee Republican and Democratic friends. (Democrats will help get the word out.)

And tomorrow we’ll talk about another lying, Trump-loving, anti-choice, GOP lawmaker who’s running for Tennessee governor. That would be Dianne Black.

BTW, here is a Marsha Blackburn ad that was banned from Twitter:

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Robert L. Burnett
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Robert L. Burnett

She’s starting out the typical GOP way. Lying right from the top. Does this idiot believe the crap she’s trying to feed the American people. Especially the woman. If there’s anything true in this country, it’s people not only women, want equal pay. Only an idiot would work for less than their co worker. So Blackburn you can keep that garbage in Tennessee. You think that BS will help you with male voters, you must be stupid not knowing that woman has the right to vote now.

Earl Trumpe
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Earl Trumpe

DUMB BLONDE….AIRHEAD……..

dbesh2
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dbesh2

I said it before, these fools keep crawling out from beneath the rocks to suck in some Trump air!

Rick Bevilacqua
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Rick Bevilacqua
What is it with the South? Are they a separate country? Drumpf’s most ardent supporters and policy adherents are from the south. I read that southerners have never forgiven Democrats for the Equal Rights Amendment. They should really read about what has happened in South Africa, and any place where a whole segment of society is repressed for generations, then ultimately and inevitably set free. They can’t easily assimilate because they haven’t been allowed to develop along with the rest of society. So they become a costly burden on that society – crime and all kinds of ills – that… Read more »
Michele
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Michele

Has she ever worked and earned half the salary as her male counterpart? Is she really a women, because we women are demanding equal pay!!