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So the neo-conservative press is going after EW because she had the audacity to report something women have experienced for years: job loss for being pregnant. 

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/10/8/20904777/elizabeth-warren-pregnancy-discrimination-washington-free-beacon

So much outrage for something that sounds completely plausible to me. I was never fired for being pregnant, but I was probably lucky. I had a union job while carrying my first 2 children, and actually received short-term disability pay while I was off. I think it amounted to about 1/2 of my customary wages. 

The neo-cons must be worried. What's next? Claims of an unsecured email server? 

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In 1967 I was let go from my job at a department store. I told a coworker I was pregnant. Our supervisor asked, "How far along are you?"

I was three months so she told me I would have three more weeks and would be welcome back after the baby was born. 

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14 hours ago, nursej22 said:

So the neo-conservative press is going after EW because she had the audacity to report something women have experienced for years: job loss for being pregnant. 

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/10/8/20904777/elizabeth-warren-pregnancy-discrimination-washington-free-beacon

So much outrage for something that sounds completely plausible to me. I was never fired for being pregnant, but I was probably lucky. I had a union job while carrying my first 2 children, and actually received short-term disability pay while I was off. I think it amounted to about 1/2 of my customary wages. 

The neo-cons must be worried. What's next? Claims of an unsecured email server? 

No.  They are calling her out because that story is now different then what she has shared in the past.

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1 hour ago, MoondoggieRN said:

No.  They are calling her out because that story is now different then what she has shared in the past.

A newspaper found 40 year old minutes from a school board meeting that doesn’t admit to firing a pregnant woman. Is there any 40 year old documentation that admits to that? I believe women.

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53 minutes ago, nursej22 said:

A newspaper found 40 year old minutes from a school board meeting that doesn’t admit to firing a pregnant woman. Is there any 40 year old documentation that admits to that? I believe women.

I know I'm just a uninformed Trumpster.  But, this story is not new news.   

Not that I really care as I already know she would be a terrible president, and she is now simply fear-mongering.  But n addition to the meeting notes, here is from a interview in the past that I first heard about a week or so ago:

"I actually did. I was married at nineteen and graduated from college after I'd married, and my first year post-graduation I worked in a public school system with the children with disabilities. I did that for a year, and then that summer I didn't have the education courses, so I was on an "emergency certificate," it was called. I went back to graduate school and took a couple of courses in education and said, "I don't think this is going to work out for me." I was pregnant with my first baby, so I had a baby and stayed home for a couple of years, and I was really casting about, thinking, "What am I going to do?" My husband's view of it was, "Stay home. We have children, we'll have more children, you'll love this." And I was very restless about it."

http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/people7/Warren/warren-con1.html

 

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If I lost my job or “was shown the door” because I was obviously pregnant, then I might think things weren’t working out. I can’t speak for EW, but I find her version completely plausible. 

If you don’t, then that is your right. But I do know that a law was passed to protect pregnant employees for a reason.

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16 minutes ago, nursej22 said:

If I lost my job or “was shown the door” because I was obviously pregnant, then I might think things weren’t working out. I can’t speak for EW, but I find her version completely plausible. 

If you don’t, then that is your right. But I do know that a law was passed to protect pregnant employees for a reason.

Another person who believes the Liar in Chief but can barely believe Warren? Color me shocked.  I do wonder why these "concerns" seemingly disqualify people like Warren but obvious corruption and dishonesty from Trump are automatically ignored or dismissed. 

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On 10/9/2019 at 2:49 PM, toomuchbaloney said:

Another person who believes the Liar in Chief but can barely believe Warren? Color me shocked.  I do wonder why these "concerns" seemingly disqualify people like Warren but obvious corruption and dishonesty from Trump are automatically ignored or dismissed. 

 

On 10/9/2019 at 1:29 PM, MoondoggieRN said:

I know I'm just a uninformed Trumpster.  But, this story is not new news.   

Not that I really care as I already know she would be a terrible president, and she is now simply fear-mongering.  But n addition to the meeting notes, here is from a interview in the past that I first heard about a week or so ago:

"I actually did. I was married at nineteen and graduated from college after I'd married, and my first year post-graduation I worked in a public school system with the children with disabilities. I did that for a year, and then that summer I didn't have the education courses, so I was on an "emergency certificate," it was called. I went back to graduate school and took a couple of courses in education and said, "I don't think this is going to work out for me." I was pregnant with my first baby, so I had a baby and stayed home for a couple of years, and I was really casting about, thinking, "What am I going to do?" My husband's view of it was, "Stay home. We have children, we'll have more children, you'll love this." And I was very restless about it."

http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/people7/Warren/warren-con1.html

 

The full interview.

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2 hours ago, luv2 said:

 

The full interview.

Don't vote for her. 

You won't find a perfect candidate. 

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2 hours ago, toomuchbaloney said:

Don't vote for her. 

You won't find a perfect candidate. 

I looking for a candidate that could motivate people to vote regardless of party affiliation.

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5 minutes ago, luv2 said:

I looking for a candidate that could motivate people to vote regardless of party affiliation.

Using that logic, Trump is the one. 

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32 minutes ago, nursej22 said:

Using that logic, Trump is the one. 

WHAT? Have you read my previous topics? I am sorry,  I am a moderate democrat.

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