Tag Archives: Clarence Thomas

Wife Of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: Jim Jordan Is Under Attack Because He Threatens The Elite

Raw Story reports: Virginia Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, on Monday claimed that Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is the target of “false accusations” stemming from his time as an assistant coach at Ohio State University because he “threatens elite”—even as a seventh former wrestler on Sunday accused the GOP representative of lying about his knowledge of …

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Clarence Thomas Complains After SCOTUS Rejects Challenge To California’s Gun Purchase Waiting Period

Courthouse News reports: Offering no mention of the Florida school shooting, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas complained Tuesday about the growing stack of Second Amendment cases that are denied high court review. “The right to keep and bear arms is apparently this court’s constitutional orphan,” Thomas wrote. “And the lower courts seem to have gotten the message.” Thomas penned the …

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SRSLY: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Grants “Exclusive” Interview To His Wife At Right Wing Site

From the increasingly far-right Daily Caller: Justice Clarence Thomas is in his 27th term in the U.S. Supreme Court, and he agreed to become the 341st leader interviewed for my Daily Caller News Foundation series. Now at age 69, he is looking back on his life with gratitude and discernment with valuable lessons for others. People often want to define …

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Wife Of Justice Clarence Thomas Presents “Impact Award” To Scamster James O’Keefe At Trump Hotel

The Hill reports: James O’Keefe, the conservative activist who attempted to plant a false story in The Washington Post this month about GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, was presented Wednesday with an Impact Award handed to him by Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. O’Keefe accepted the award on behalf of his organization, Project Veritas, at an …

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: I Don’t Know What Americans Have In Common Anymore [VIDEO]

“We always talk about E pluribus unum. What’s our unum now? We have the pluribus. What’s the unum? And I think it’s a great country. I think we, for whatever reasons, have made it our — some people have decided that the Constitution isn’t worth defending, that history isn’t worth defending, that the culture and principles aren’t worth defending. And, …

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Speaks During Oral Arguments For The First Time In A Decade

With Scalia gone, Clarence Thomas finally finds his voice. The Daily Beast reports: The famously quiet Justice Clarence Thomas reportedly spoke up Monday morning and asked questions during oral arguments Monday in a case about gun ownership. Thomas has refrained from asking questions from the bench during Supreme Court hearings for the past ten years. According to a Bloomberg reporter, …

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George Takei Apologizes

George Takei has posted an apology for calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas “a clown in blackface.” An excerpt from his Facebook page: I am reminded, especially on this July 4th holiday, that though we have the freedom to speak our minds, we must use that freedom judiciously. Each of us, as humans, have hot-button topics that can set us …

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George Takei Raises Eyebrows With “Blackface” Comment About Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Via The Hill: Actor and gay rights advocate George Takei is slamming Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas after his dissent to last week’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide claimed that the government can neither give nor take away human dignity. “He is a clown in blackface sitting on the Supreme Court. He gets me that angry,” the former “Star Trek” …

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SCOTUS Justice Clarence Thomas Hobnobs With Anti-Gay Activists And Must Recuse Himself From Marriage Case

Yesterday Heritage Foundation staffer and anti-gay marriage activist Ryan T. Anderson posted the above photo of himself, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, and former NOM chairman Robert George, who wrote the Manhattan Declaration, whose signees avow that they will disobey (somehow) the legalization of same-sex marriage. Using hate group logic, Thomas must now recuse himself from the coming marriage case …

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BREAKING: Supreme Court DENIES Stay Demand On South Carolina Marriage

BOOM! And that’s THAT! UPDATE: From the local NBC affiliate: The United States Supreme Court has stepped in and decided to not issue an emergency stay in the ongoing political drama surrounding same-sex marriage in South Carolina. In a brief statement, the court straight denied the stay, but Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia and Justice Clarence Thomas said they would …

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Headline Of The Day

Chris Geidner reports at Buzzfeed: In a statement published Thursday and joined by Scalia, Thomas complained that, while the court has generally heard cases when federal or state laws have been found to be unconstitutional by lower courts, the justices “have not done so with any consistency, especially in recent months” — specifically pointing to the various marriage cases that …

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SCOTUSblog On Kansas

Lyle Denniston writes at SCOTUSblog: The Court has issued a series of orders in same-sex marriage cases over the past eleven months, but the Kansas order marked the first time that members of the Court had recorded dissents. Justices Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas noted only that they would have granted the delay sought by the Kansas attorney general. Kansas …

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Fred Karger Launches WaPo Ads

NOM’s arch-enemy and 2012 GOP presidential candidate Fred Karger is running the above ad on the Washington Post’s site for the next five days.  I ran into Fred in the lobby of Broadway Backwards on Monday night and he mentioned that he’s just moved to Manhattan.  Hit the link if you’d like to kick in for his web campaign.

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SCOTUS Denies Debate Over Whether Justices Should Recuse On Obamacare

The Supreme Court today quashed a wingnut demand that Justice Elena Kagan recuse herself from the coming case to overturn Obamacare. Freedom Watch, a group led by Larry Klayman, asked the court for permission to file a brief on Kagan’s participation in the case. The court on Monday denied the request without comment, though it did note that Kagan did …

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Ethics Complaint For Clarence Thomas

Several members of Congress have filed a formal ethics complaint against Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas because of his wife’s prominent role with the Tea Party. “Public records demonstrate a failure by Justice Thomas to exercise the care expected of a Supreme Court Justice,” the letter says. “Not only did Justice Thomas fail to report at least $1.6 million in …

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Wife Of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Joins Wingnut Site As Reporter

Virginia Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has been hired by The Daily Caller as a reporter. “We are thrilled to have Ginni Thomas join The Daily Caller as a special correspondent to interview both established and emerging leaders about the serious questions facing our country,” said Neil Patel, publisher and CEO of The Daily Caller. “Ginni …

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Keith Olbermann Mocks Ken Mehlman

In a piece parodying that ridiculous phone call to Anita Hill by the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, Keith Olbermann used Ken Mehlman as example of some other people who have no right to apologies.

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