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The first bill President Obama signed into law was the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which called for equal pay among the sexes.Joseph Gordon-Levitt on Why He’s Exploring the Word ‘Feminism’ and Online Misogyny|Marlow Stern|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And then, according to Lilly Ledbetter in the Washington Post of January 19, 2014, the President virtually stopped.
Days after his Inaugural, on January 29, 2009, President Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Equal Pay law.
“Lilly… Ledbetter…” we whisper to ourselves as we frown at men.
A travelogue of the drug-testing labs at Pfizer, Eli Lilly, or GlaxoSmithKline would likely be soporific.
"Me t'ink Massa Figgins getting lilly soft in him nut; him losing him hair turn him mad," he said to himself.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
So says Lilly; but it is certain that if an astrologer be in earnest, he must deceive himself, if he do not deceive others.
Lilly continued some time longer in the service of Master Gilbert Wright.
Lilly ran in hot haste under an old ash-tree, and immediately the cannon-shot came hissing over their heads.
The practice of astrology must have been exceedingly lucrative, for Lilly is known to have acquired a considerable fortune.