Morning Wine Cellar 9/25/18 – Rape Culture And Red State Democrats

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A 13-year-old girl who reported being sexually assaulted and left in a ditch at K-Days “ought to have known” she was putting herself at risk when she drank with a stranger she met that night, the company that produced the midway says in a statement of defence.

The statement from North American Midway Entertainment-Canada Co. came in response to a lawsuit from the victim, an Indigenous woman who CBC is referring to as Jessica to protect her identity.


Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) wasn’t having it when Rep. Mike Kelly (R-P.A.) tried to lecture her about discrimination on the House floor.


Democratic Sens. Jon Tester of Montana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, and Claire McCaskill of Missouri have seen in a boost in support from the commercial banking sector as the 2018 midterms approach. They’ve collectively brought in more than $800,000 in donations this election cycle and, along with Republican Sen. Dean Heller from Nevada, are the top recipients of commercial banking money.

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