I've made the same or more as any man in my chosen field. One reason, I put off childbearing until I had reached the executive suite. Once there, after proving my worth to the company, my various absences were not seen as impediments to my future promotions. Any employee, male or female, who appears to put anything before the company will not be the guy groomed for the corner office, and will make significantly less than the one seen as the person who will sell their soul for the corporation. Not pretty, but true.<quoted text>
Do you understand what "wages" are? Basically for the working class American, they are the amount of money an hourly worker makes per hour. I agree with you though. Women should earn less per hour because of the fact they have to work less hours in order to better serve their families.
Republican economics is simple.
People make choices. They need to live with the consequences. Women in my circle made the hard choices to have short maternity leaves and have their significant others take the lead in child rearing. Activists who say women can have it all do women no favors, unless of course, they want to perpetrate the poor little me stereotype that dictates special status for the female gender. I for one refuse the stereotype , most successful, self made women generally do.