Picture yourself in an office. The person next to you started the same day you did. You have the same job. You are equally qualified. You work just as hard. Your output is equal. Yet, you earn 23 percent less than he does. Welcome to life as the "average woman" in America.
The revelations that have come out about the National Security Agency's PRISM program are disturbing. The scale and scope of the collection of information about electronic communications and telephone calls that originate and pass through the United States is truly astounding.
The measure, dubbed the Irish immigration bill, would qualify Ireland for the E-3 visa program increasing the number of work visas allocated to the Irish by 10,500 per year. But why should the Irish get a special bill?