I am still trying to come to terms with what happened in this country yesterday. Wow… talk about people voting against their own best interest. I have to admit that I am fearful for the future of the United States. I guess 238 years was a pretty good run.
President Obama held a news conference this afternoon in which he discussed yesterday’s election. He did not say anything that the buffoons in the room would not have already known had they been paying even the tiniest bit of attention during the past six years.
I am not upset or angry right now. Just sad.
I am so looking forward to 2016!
“It’s Time to Help Women and Working Families”
From the White House weblog:
In this week’s address, the President highlighted the progress our economy is making, and the commonsense policies that could make it even stronger by ensuring that everyone who works hard has the opportunity to get ahead, especially women and working families.
This commitment has been a core part of the President’s Year of Action and a priority since the start of his administration, which is why he has put forth a range of policies that would help women and working families get ahead, from raising the minimum wage, to ensuring equal pay for equal work, to increasing access to high-quality child care and paid family leave. This week’s address follows remarks the President delivered on Friday at Rhode Island College, where he discussed the importance of harnessing our economy’s momentum by making policy choices that will help women and all working parents fully participate in and contribute to our economy.
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Transcript after the break.