Monday, September 21, 2020

Tag: Jeff Sessions

Silenced twice by the U.S. Senate, Coretta Scott King’s words live...

What made history was a woman: Sen. Elizabeth Warren, bringing to life the words of another historic woman, Coretta Scott King, whose words will inform and inspire the resistance.

Senate silences Elizabeth Warren for quoting MLK’s widow

Still, Elizabeth Warren will not be silenced.

Senate confirms more members of Trump’s ‘legion of doom’

Sanders: “The nomination of Mr. Tillerson is one of the worst choices President Trump has made for his cabinet (and he’s made a lot of bad choices).”

NAACP vows to resist Sessions appointment as attorney general with civil...

EXCLUSIVE: NAACP President Cornell William Brooks and other members of the civil rights group rally outside Senator Jeff Sessions’ office and hold a sit-in.

Don’t judge Sessions by his cover

He wrote the book on discrimination.

The ‘Hidden Figures’ Jeff Sessions wants to keep in the shadows

A new movie reminds us of past racial injustice as a new administration tries to roll back the clock.

30 years later, the Senate should reject Jeff Sessions again

The Senate Judiciary Committee should be consistent and reject Sessions as attorney general, as it rejected him for a judgeship 30 years ago.

How Jeff Sessions profited from introducing a fracking exemption for drinking...

It remains to be seen whether Sessions will face questions about his support for the S.724 (“the Halliburton Loophole”) or his Energen stock sell-off.

ACLU & NAACP: Jeff Sessions unfit for post defending civil rights...

Trump’s pick has drawn widespread outrage because of Sessions’s opposition to the Voting Rights Act, support for anti-immigration legislation and history of making racist comments.

Trump’s Attorney General pick introduced first bill to exempt fracking from...

Nominated for a federal judge position in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, Sessions did not receive approval 30 years ago due to what congressional members deemed his troubling record on civil rights issues.

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Trump wants out – by losing the ‘rigged’ election, not by resignation, Senate conviction...

Finding the least bad way to escape being cornered for another four years is exactly how a discredited but unrepentant con artist makes his last public scam.

A great awakening? Qanon grows, goes global

Qanon seems to adapt almost any far right conspiracy theory into its overarching narrative of a world run by Satan worshiping pedophiles who may also be cannibals.

What comes after the “American Century”?

America needs to negotiate the multipolar world order with China now — not few years later, when China will be convincingly stronger than the U.S.

Scientific American endorses a presidential candidate for the first time in its history: Joe...

“We’ve never backed a presidential candidate in our 175-year history—until now.”