Clarence Thomas Articles

Hillary Received Plan to Impeach Clarence Thomas

Memo from David Brock
10:15 PM, Aug 31, 2015

Hillary Clinton's recently released emails includes a memo sent by David Brock titled, "Memo on Impeaching Clarence Thomas."

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Giving Thomas His Due

The justice who stands alone
Jul 20, 2015

For political observers, the story of the Supreme Court’s recently concluded term was the clash of two great colliding forces. On one side stood the Court’s always-unified liberal bloc, fortified by the apostasies of Republican-appointed Justice Anthony Kennedy and sometimes Chief Justice John Roberts, most prominently in cases involving same-sex marriage and Obamacare. On the other side stood Justice Antonin Scalia, a lion in winter, caustic and witty in his dissents.

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State Dept. Webcast Features Guest Who Called Clarence Thomas, Condi Rice 'Uncle Toms'

7:49 AM, Jan 31, 2014

The State Department is presenting a global webcast on February 4, titled "From the Street to Mainstream: The Evolution of Rap/Hip Hop Music."  The host of the webcast, rapper and State Department Music Ambassador Toni Blackman, will be joined by Pras Michel, a founding member of the hip hop group the Fugees, to discuss "how rap and hip hop have increased social awareness of the African-American experience — and raised even broader issues in contemporary society."  Some of Michel's more inflammatory comments in the past raise questions about the appropriateness of his appearance with the U.S.'s music ambassador on a government-sponsored webcast representing America to the world.

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Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito Dissent: 'We Cannot Rewrite the Statute to Be What It Is Not'

"Judicial tax-writing is particularly troubling."
2:20 PM, Jun 28, 2012

Chief Justice John Roberts held in his majority opinion today that Obamacare's individual mandate may be considered a constitutional tax rather than an unconstitutional mandate.

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Supreme Court to Hear Obamacare Challenge Involving 26 States

But will the case be heard by 8 justices, or 9?
10:12 AM, Nov 15, 2011

The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear a challenge to the Obamacare ruling issued by a 3-judge panel of the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Justice Scalia Calls on the Court to Define Deference Down

8:05 AM, Jun 10, 2011

When the Court hears 80 or so cases in a year, not all of them will be interesting.  In fact, some of them will be dreadfully boring.  Those tend to be known as "telecommunications cases."  (The occasional "fleeting expletive" or "wardrobe malfunction" case notwithstanding.)

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