Monday, June 3, 2013

Another memo from the real world that Jean Stothert's distorted carnival mirror of right wing political correctness has rendered indecipherable

During her city council diatribe against Omaha's LGBT antibias ordinance, Jean Stothert, who likes to create her very own realities and then hammer them into the body politic with expensively subsidized ads until they stick (hey, the Big Lie worked for Karl Rove, Hitler and Deb Fischer), said the following:
I will say something else that I learned last week. That the gay community that spoke to us was very eloquent, well prepared, there were a lot of professionals. It became very clear that it was not an unemployed group of people in Omaha or an underemployed group of people in Omaha... and unlike many other minority groups in Omaha.
     Yeah. Like people who testify before governmental hearings are a randomly representative cross section of society. This from a woman who minutes earlier had questioned the "methodology" of a survey commissioned by the HRC, before demonstrating beyond doubt's shadow that she doesn't know statistical methodology from a hole in the ground.
     But we digress.
     This just in from NBC News, Mean Jean...
On Monday, the Williams Institute will release a detailed study about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and their real economic status. Drawing on recent data from four different sources, the report finds a sexual orientation “poverty gap”: LGBT Americans are more likely to be poor than heterosexuals, with African-Americans and women particularly vulnerable.

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