Three Out of Four Job Losses Have Been Men: The Obama Administration is Partly to Blame

There was no major new infrastructure spending [in the stimulus bill], as during the New Deal, in part because women’s groups such as the Nation Organization for Women and the Feminist Majority lobbied hard against the president’s proposed “shovel ready” stimulus program… The political impact of the stimulus has been blunted because the emphasis was on securing the social safety net by spending in areas such as health care and education, where more women work.

Full article in The Wall Street Journal.

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  1. Ken says:

    They said Bill Clinton was the first black president. Maybe Barack Obama is the first female president.

  2. Vicki says:

    What’s wrong with a few policies that bend in the direction of women?

  3. Bruce says:

    Most of the stimulus money has not been spent at all. Of the dallars that have been spent, most were spent on neither men nor women. They were wasted.

  4. Bret says:

    Obama has been a real disappointment in just about every area.