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Cha's Journal
Cha's Journal
January 4, 2019

Actually these women say they weren't taken..

The response from survivors has been one of deep pain.

“That half-hearted apology he throws in is the 1st any of us female staff have heard out of him in the 2 years since we brought this to his attention in early 2017,” tweeted Masha Mendieta, who repeatedly has alleged that Sanders knew about the problem.

“I’m not quite sure how to put into words how furious I am right now,” tweeted Zoey Jordan Salsbury, the former American University Students for Bernie president who spoke to HuffPost about her experiences in November 2017.

“I didn’t feel like I was not treated appropriately,” Salsbury told me Thursday in an email. “I wasn’t. There is no subjectiveness to this.”

“His apology sounded like a classic non-apology that so many women know all too well,” she added. “And it only came after he mentioned how many states he had won. ... I wish I had gotten a true apology a year ago, when I came forward. Instead I got a call from a lawyer who blamed me for being harassed.”


ETA~ https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=11621545
January 4, 2019

Oh Thank You! I

had no idea!

I follow her on Twitter but I didn't know about this mysterious website that talks about Broadway plays and Chardonnay!

We were robbed!

January 4, 2019

"..the first Hispanic women elected from Texas"!

Wow.. I'd say it's about time!

Others, too.. Black Women elected from Massachusetts and Connecticut! Welcome the 21st Century!
Herstory in the making!
Thank You for the article, Hermit!

January 4, 2019

Yes, and we're all living it right here and now!

I would just like to add Rep Lucy McBath to your thread.. speaking of stunning historical developments!

January 4, 2019

The co-chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus like it..

The co-chairs of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) voted for it since they correctly realize that the "Paygo" provision allows it to be waived. It also allows tax increases to pay for programs in lieu of cuts elsewhere.


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