Tag Archives: Clarence Thomas

Paul Ryan’s ‘vinogate’, Clarence’s yacht trips… conservatives flaunt the good life while Americans struggle

It’s not that Republicans don’t care about the poor, the struggling and the jobless, it’s that they’re too busy enjoying the good life to notice that they’re there.

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Advice to Rep. Chris Murphy: stay off Twitter, watch your back. The Thomasbots will be watching

With Anthony Weiner driven out of Congress in a Twitter scandal, Connecticut Congressman Chris Murphy now heads to the front lines in the ongoing Clarence Thomas scandal. That means Thomas’ online defenders could soon have a new target.

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The growing Clarence Thomas ethics problem **UPDATED: Common Cause, Politico, ThinkProgress weigh in

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has an “appearance of conflict of interest” problem. Actually, more than one.

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What Weinergate interrupted: Clarence Thomas’ (ongoing) conflict of interest scandal (links archive) **UPDATED**

Lost in the media frenzy over Rep. Anthony Weiner is the fact that at the same time he was Tweeting foolishness to random women, he was also the driving force behind a push to uncover potentially serious conflicts of interest … Continue reading

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The bottomless malevolence of Clarence Thomas

Of all the Supreme Court justices in my memory, none is more defined by his hatreds and complaints than Clarence Thomas. Now, Thomas has written a new, malign chapter in his malevolent, pitiful book of life.

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Clarence Thomas: should impeachment be on the table?

The Los Angeles Times on Monday posted a scathing piece by constitutional law professor Jonathan Turley about the slowly churning Clarence Thomas scandal, which hasn’t gathered much media steam despite its grave implications.

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Clarence Thomas faces disbarment complaint in Missouri

The allegation that Clarence Thomas knowingly and willfully falsified his financial disclosure forms for 20 years is not going away.

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Conflict of Interest: Clarence Thomas’ Koch Brothers story doesn’t add up

Clarence Thomas doesn’t talk — at least not during Supreme Court oral arguments. But a speech he appears to have given at an event hosted by the Koch brothers, the anti-Social Security, anti Clean Air Act, libertarian oil and paper … Continue reading

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The stalker-wife steps down: Ginny Thomas to take ‘background role’ in tea party group

Virginia “Ginny” Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, phone-stalker of Anita Hill, and a woman who has called President Barack Obama a “tyrant” — not that it has any bearing on her husband’s job or anything… is stepping … Continue reading

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A stain on the court? Scalia and Thomas’ secret meeting with KochPac raises ethical questions

Imagine this scenario: two justices of the Supreme Court, one of whose wives is a political activist who has accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in contributions, including one $500,000 donation, from unknown sources to fund her activities opposing the … Continue reading

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