Donald Trump Selects Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General – The New York Times

The NYT reminds us that Mr. Sessions, an Alabama conservative, was denied a federal judgeship by the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1986 because of racially charged comments. Donald Trump Selects Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General in 2016.

Source: Donald Trump Selects Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General – The New York Times

In 1986, Sessions was proposed by the late President Reagan.

This leads to an important open question:

Does Sessions appointment confirm that Trump’s policies will be significantly to the right of those of Reagan?

Thoughts?

Newly Released Maps Show How Housing Discrimination Happened – National Geographic

Cover of January, 1915 National Geographic Mag...

Cover of January, 1915 National Geographic Magazine (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


The National Geographic provides a historic new online collection of documents showing historical bigotry in banking and real estate in the US.

Source: Newly Released Maps Show How Housing Discrimination Happened

It’s no wonder that US politics is so divisive.

Thoughts?