Jeff Sessions, Religion and the Truth

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Jeff Sessions, Religion and the Truth

Senator Jeff Sessions has been nominated by Trump to be the next US Attorney General. Yesterday during the confirmation hearings, the following exchange took place between him and Senator Whitehouse.

Excerpted from The Slate, see full article:

“Whitehouse wondered whether Sessions would have a problem with career lawyers “with secular beliefs,” having in the past criticized department attorneys for being secular. Sessions replied that he has used that language about secular attorneys to differentiate between people who recognize objective “truth” and those who take positions “in which truth is not sufficiently respected.”

Whitehouse replied, with a leading, and perhaps slightly conclusory question: “And a secular person has just as good a claim to understanding the truth as a person who is religious, correct?” At which point Sessions responded, “Well, I’m not sure.” For a few seconds the Senate chamber seemed to go completely silent.”

That's our problem, gang. We don't have a "good claim to understanding the truth."

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This is just confirmation of

This is just confirmation of the Breitbart racist agenda. Sessions is a card carrying KKK racist. He lied about supporting and participating in Civil Right legislation. His record involving anything to do with minorities is abysmal! Trump is a racist, Sessions is a racist, conservatives are racist.
Sessions was instrumental in voter suppression. He was a key figure in illegally gerrymandering the voting districts. The Trump group is the most fascist of any group I have witnessed in my long 59 years of life.

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