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Forum: Politics 07/10/14, 07:57 PM
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Posted By lauren<3s music
Yes, I realize I'm a completely cynical bitch....

Yes, I realize I'm a completely cynical bitch. But really, ugh.

Edit: on my tangent about dove, they're owned by unilever which is owned by Koch which is pretty much as bad as it gets when it comes...
Forum: Politics 07/10/14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
So many of these commercials feel forced to me....

So many of these commercials feel forced to me. Okay you can make an ad, but does your company actually do anything to give woman an equal shot? Show me an ad that demonstrates that you have senior...
Forum: Politics 07/10/14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 97,215
Posted By lauren<3s music
Psh, you seem nice enough. I don't like anyone...

Psh, you seem nice enough. I don't like anyone ever. ;).

My SO surprised me completely and it was awesome. It was also in private. I would have been super uncomfortable with it as a surprise and in...
Forum: Politics 07/10/14, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 97,215
Posted By lauren<3s music
Sweet, though she will figure it out at the hotel...

Sweet, though she will figure it out at the hotel key. Not sure if it matters if it's a total surprise. But very sweet. Definitely echo not in public and try to remember to take a picture or have a...
Forum: Politics 07/10/14, 03:27 PM
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Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
This is pretty good.

This is pretty good.
Forum: Politics 07/10/14, 02:35 PM
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Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
Federal pay happens a number of ways. Most...

Federal pay happens a number of ways. Most positions are on the GS scale; there are brackets for each grade and requirements. You can't get a bump above the top level of your grade. Then appointees...
Forum: Politics 07/10/14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
Doctors office. So weird and unnerving. I know...

Doctors office. So weird and unnerving.

I know some of the people are Obamas picks. I know some staff are likely hold over, but regardless equal pay should happen.

And no federal pay doesn't work...
Forum: Politics 07/10/14, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
So because I am listening to this woman snore...

So because I am listening to this woman snore (with her eyes wide open) I'm scanning the salary data and by my count 11 women and 11 men both earn the top salary 172). After that it gets a bit...
Forum: Politics 07/10/14, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 97,215
Posted By lauren<3s music
Utah becomes the first state to appeal a circuit...

Utah becomes the first state to appeal a circuit court ruling overturning the state's ban on same-sex marriage to the Supreme...
Forum: Politics 07/10/14, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
1. I didn't say it was flawed. 2. My biggest...

1. I didn't say it was flawed.

2. My biggest problem with The article is it conflates average pay from an employer with equal pay. They are two separate issues. Yes there clearly is a wage gap bc...
Forum: Politics 07/10/14, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
I will say that the analysis isn't exactly great...

I will say that the analysis isn't exactly great here. Averages don't tell the full story. I think it would have been more worthwhile to explore senior staff's pay.
Forum: Politics 07/09/14, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
So other than some episocopal churches, I would...

So other than some episocopal churches, I would be interested in major sects that don't have a current of sexism. Seriously, not snarking here and actually curious. I've been to a lot of churches if...
Forum: Politics 07/09/14, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 97,215
Posted By lauren<3s music
I'm totally good with that.

I'm totally good with that.
Forum: Politics 07/09/14, 04:58 PM
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Views: 97,215
Posted By lauren<3s music
Basic separation of church and state. They...

Basic separation of church and state. They already get tax breaks. We need to draw a line and that line is miles behind us.
Forum: Politics 07/09/14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
We don't need science to explain that Rush is a...

We don't need science to explain that Rush is a moron, though it is an added bonus. Though I did like the article.
Forum: Politics 07/09/14, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 97,215
Posted By lauren<3s music
If he grants it, I will break out the signs and...

If he grants it, I will break out the signs and head to the White House. I hope someone sues that giving tax dollars to groups that promote bigoted hiring practices violate my civil liberties. It's...
Forum: Politics 07/09/14, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
The Princess Effect... "Powerful women,...

The Princess Effect...

"Powerful women, whether in politics or business, are to confounding without some spin or gloss to soften them up."

Bingo. Nails it on the...
Forum: Politics 07/09/14, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
There have been a lot of incidents like this in...

There have been a lot of incidents like this in PWC and Fairfax to the point teachers are now telling their students about it. I don't think there's been a case that has held up (so far) and would...
Forum: Politics 07/09/14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
Wow. I pictured them completely different.

Wow. I pictured them completely different.
Forum: Politics 07/09/14, 11:15 AM
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Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
Senate Democrats introduce a bill that would...

Senate Democrats introduce a bill that would reverse the Hobby Lobby decision.


http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/211700-democrats-unveil-bill-to-reverse-hobby-lobby-ruling

Nice thought, not...
Forum: Politics 07/09/14, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 97,215
Posted By lauren<3s music
And so it...

And so it begins...

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/09/us/faith-groups-seek-exclusion-from-bias-rule.html?_r=1
Forum: Politics 07/08/14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 97,215
Posted By lauren<3s music
Yeah. To me the terrifying thing is the fact they...

Yeah. To me the terrifying thing is the fact they seem to be the vials from the 50s. Who knows how degraded the seals could have been. Talk about lucky. This is why agencies need a decent capital...
Forum: Politics 07/08/14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3,527
Views: 97,215
Posted By lauren<3s music
Oh goodie... NIH had smallpox in a storage...

Oh goodie... NIH had smallpox in a storage closet.

Is it bad I'm bracing for some Fox moron to claim this is tied to Obamacare cuts? Too...
Forum: Politics 07/08/14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,437
Views: 177,359
Posted By lauren<3s music
Whoops. I rant too much. Yup. Then it gets...

Whoops. I rant too much.



Yup. Then it gets better. Then it gets shitty again and then rinse, repeat.
Forum: News 07/08/14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,144
Posted By lauren<3s music
To your last point, I have never understood why...

To your last point, I have never understood why people come out to shows to chat/get hammered. Seeing Dallas Green at 930 a few years ago was fucking embarassing because of all the idiot girls...


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