50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act in an effort to abolish wage discrimination based on gender. Half a century later, the Obama administration is pushing Congress to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, designed to make wage differences more transparent. Republicans in the House are against it, just the thought of women making the same as men for doing the same job in the same location is abhorrent to everything the GOP stands for. When the Paycheck Fairness Act came up for a vote this past April, Republicans immediately killed the effort by a vote of 226 to 192 -- party lines. No misogyny there!
The Republicans are constantly being accused of opposition to plans while never offering up an alternative. Well, this time they have one. Here's an advanced look at their secret Memorandum, smuggled out to us from UltraViolet: