On the heels of yet another Paycheck Fairness Act defeat, you may be scratching your head and wondering why, in 2014, equal pay is still just a fantasy. Well, ladies and gentlemen, GOP activist Phyllis Schlafly has the answer.
According to Schlafly, not only is equal pay for equal work a “notorious falsehood,” but there’s actually a very simple, very obvious reason why women don’t — and shouldn’t — earn as much as men: hypergamy. In other words, women prefer to have a higher-earning husband. If the pay gap were eliminated, “Half of women would be unable to find what they regard as a suitable mate.” Better yet, “The pay gap between men and women is not all bad because it helps to promote and sustain marriages.”
The thinking here is that not only is every woman straight, but every woman’s biggest concern is finding and keeping a husband.
For the first time in over 6 years, my dog farted, and was not surprised by it. I’m actually kind of sad, because I will really miss the accusatory look she used to give her butt after a surprise fart.
Watch the ‘Blood Moon’ Lunar Eclipse in 9 Seconds Flat
Definitely got up to see the moon last night, even though it was foggy and I couldn’t see the craters, just the red tinge was visible, but it was still beautiful.