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  • By Herb Silverman

    In 1986 Jeff Sessions, current nominee for attorney general, was nominated and rejected for a position in Alabama’s district court, primarily for having made racially insensitive remarks. T […]

    • Sessions does not believe in freedom of religion. He believes in majority take all like the endlessly warring Europeans in the 1700s. But why? What advantage accrues if the minority is forced to pretend to worship a god or worship in a way they believe is bogus? It is forcing people to lie. It does nothing for the majority. Sessions is just a bully. He wants to micromanage other people’s lives because he thinks he can get away with it. This is the last person to entrust with the power of attorney general’s office.

    • The Tieco case when Sessions was AG of Alabama seems to be coming back to haunt him.

      http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/12/23/1613979/-Trump-s-Attorney-General-pick-accused-by-judge-of-worst-prosecutorial-misconduct-the-judge-had-seen

      Sessions charged Tieco Inc. with 222 counts of fraud but it seems that he was perhaps just working on behalf of a competitor of Tieco to try and assist them in a civil dispute they had against Tieco. The judge ruled.

      “The court finds that even having been given every benefit of the doubt, the misconduct of the Attorney General in this case far surpasses in both extensiveness and measure the totality of any prosecutorial misconduct ever previously presented to or witnessed by this court,” wrote James S. Garrett, a Jefferson County Circuit Court judge.”