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    Re: Should Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan Sit Out Health Care Ca

    Quote Originally Posted by BWG View Post
    Maybe not never, but it has been a while.

    Ok, so he isn't vocal. I am pretty sure with his political affiliation you really don't want him to be do you?

    Or do you fall into that same camp as those protesting outside the Palm Springs, Koch bros. event that think we should "string him up"?


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    Re: Should Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan Sit Out Health Care Ca

    Now the left is clearly in fear of having this totalitarian edict tossed out as being unconstitutional, that much is obvious. This is what happens when one party continually attempts to use the court to circumvent the will of the people. History has demonstrated that all edicts that come from Big Brother that are not vetted by the will of the people in this self governed Constitutional Republic.....result in abstract failures.

    Simply look to history and the New (communist) Deal mandated by FDR under the pretense that he was going to establish a second bill of rights (which are nothing but mirrored verbatim copies of articles 41-46 of the Soviet Constitution).....all the programs that were placed into service void of constitutional authority are now failing and are nothing but a burden upon the working people of these United States. Go down the list, all of the points sought after by the progressive left in this nation are failures and are nothing but an anchor holding this nations economy back...why? Because the People had no say in their implementation, the entire NEW DEAL was forced upon the People by the Supreme Court....all hand picked appointees of FDR.

    If these programs were authorized by the Federal Constitution WHY promote their sale as a supposed SECOND BILL OF RIGHTS.....the entire Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the Constitution, are all AMENDMENTS OF THE CONSTITUTION. Thus, either the constitution needed changed by the Voice of the People in a super majority 75% customary fashion....or the SECOND BILL OF RIGHTS are still to this day constitutionally illegal. As of this day I see no Amendments to the Constitution suggesting these same things the Soviet Constitution guarantees as a right, are considered RIGHTS by the PEOPLE of these United States. And that list still exits today as the Holy Grail of communist progressives.

    1. Employment at a living wage of the Second Bill of Rights, Article 40, USSR CONSTITUTION.

    2. Freedom from unfair competition, i.e, MONOPOLIES, (of course except those established by the state through the customary pay off bribery system known as lobbying)

    3. Housing, 3rd of the projected Second Bill of Rights, Article 44 of the USSR CONSTITUTION.

    4. Medical Care, 4th on the Second Bill of Rights proposals, Article 42 of the USSR CONSTITUTION.

    5. Education, guaranteed by BIG BROTHER, of course after they establish courses of study as per the right to qualify for a FEDERAL EDUCATION LOAN (i.e., indoctrination by the state), Article 45 of the USSR CONSTITUTION.

    6. OLD AGE PENSIONS and SOCIAL SECURITY guaranteed by the STATE (as we speak all these underfunded UNION PENSIONS and Social Security are insolvent), Article 43 of the USSR Constitution.

    I defy anyone to find a list of these supposed RIGHTS existing in the United States Constitution or following amendments. But they all exist under the Communist Constitutions of the 1930s and 70s. The same can apply for this new Health Care legislation, the authority does not exist, thus they attempt to place their foot in the door of the PEOPLES HOUSE and personal life by MAKING THEM engage in COMMERCE (the mandatory purchase of insurance) in order to regulate their lives under the enumerated authority of the Commerce Clause. That is not freedom but an Act of TOTALITARIAN self professed authority.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Bill_of_Rights

    http://www.constitution.org/cons/ussr77.txt
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    Re: Should Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan Sit Out Health Care Ca

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Ok, so he isn't vocal. I am pretty sure with his political affiliation you really don't want him to be do you?

    Or do you fall into that same camp as those protesting outside the Palm Springs, Koch bros. event that think we should "string him up"?


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    Re: Should Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan Sit Out Health Care Ca

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy View Post
    Guess what? There are intellectual lightweights in all shapes, sizes, colors, creeds and nationalities. Sorry, but a Supreme Court justice that never asks a question of the litigants, never says anything in court, never authors an opinion is a light-weight.

    Opinions by Clarence Thomas. Doesn't include Concurrences or Dissents...

    Supreme Court Collection: Opinions by Justice Thomas



    Opinions
    14 PENN PLAZA LLC, ET AL. v. PYETT, STEVEN, ET AL. , , 04/01/09
    AETNA HEALTH INC., ETC. v. DAVILA, JUAN , 542 U.S. 200 (2004), 06/21/04
    ALASKA v. NATIVE VILLAGE OF VENETIETRIBAL GOVERNMENT , 522 U.S. 520 (1998), 02/25/98
    ALI, ABDUS-SHAHID M. S. v. FED. BUREAU OF PRISONS, ET AL. , , 01/22/08
    ANDERSON, DIRECTOR, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, et al. v. EDWARDS, guardian ad litem for EDWARDS, et al. , 514 U.S. 143 (1995), 03/22/95
    ASHCROFT, ATTY. GEN. v. ACLU, ET AL. , 535 U.S. 564 (2002), 05/13/02
    ASTRUE, COMM'R, SOCIAL SEC. v. RATLIFF, CATHERINE G. , , 06/14/10
    ATLANTIC SOUNDING CO., INC. v. TOWNSEND, EDGAR L. , , 06/25/09
    AZ DEPT. OF REVENUE v. BLAZE CONSTR. CO. , 526 U.S. 32 (1999), 03/02/99
    BARAL, DAVID H. v. UNITED STATES , 528 U.S. 431 (2000), 02/22/00
    BARNHART, COMMR, SOC SEC v. SIGMON COAL CO., ET AL. , 534 U.S. 438 (2002), 02/19/02
    BD. OF ED., POTTAWATOMIE CTY v. EARLS, LINDSAY, ET AL. , 536 U.S. 822 (2002), 06/27/02
    BEARD, SEC., PA DOC, ET AL. v. BANKS, GEORGE E. , 542 U.S. 406 (2004), 06/24/04
    BECK, ROBERT A. v. PRUPIS, ROBERT M., ET AL. , 529 U.S. 494 (2000), 00/00/00
    BLOATE, TAYLOR J. v. UNITED STATES , , 03/08/10
    BOGAN v. SCOTT-HARRIS , 523 U.S. 44 (1998), 03/03/98
    BOWLES, KEITH v. RUSSELL, WARDEN , , 06/14/07
    BRIDGE, JOHN, ET AL. v. PHOENIX BOND & INDEMNITY, ET AL. , , 06/09/08
    CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS et al. v. MORALES , 514 U.S. 499 (1995), 04/25/95
    CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF LABOR STANDARDS ENFORCEMENT et al. v. DILLINGHAM CONSTRUCTION, N. A., INC., et al. , 519 U.S. 316 (1997), 02/18/97
    CARCIERI, GOV. OF RI, ET AL. v. KEMPTHORNE, SEC. OF INTERIOR , , 02/24/09
    CAREY, WARDEN v. MUSLADIN, MATHEW , 549 U.S. 70 (2006), 12/11/06
    CARLSBAD TECHNOLOGY, INC. v. HIF BIO, INC., ET AL. , , 05/04/09
    CARTER, FLOYD J. v. UNITED STATES , 530 U.S. 255 (2000), 06/12/00
    CASS COUNTY v. LEECH LAKE BAND OFCHIPPEWA INDIANS , 524 U.S. 103 (1998), 06/08/98
    CHAVEZ, BEN v. MARTINEZ, OLIVERIO , 538 U.S. 760 (2003), 05/27/03
    CHRISTENSEN, EDWARD, ET AL. v. HARRIS CTY., TX, ET AL. , 529 U.S. 576 (2000), 05/01/00
    CLINGMAN, SEC., OK ELECTION BD. v. BEAVER, ANDREA L., ET AL. , 544 U.S. 581 (2005), 05/23/05
    CONSOLIDATED RAIL CORPORATION v. GOTTSHALL , 512 U.S. 532 (1994), 06/24/94
    COOPER INDUSTRIES, INC. v. AVIALL SERVICES, INC. , 543 U.S. 157 (2004), 12/13/04
    CUELLAR, HUMBERTO F. R. v. UNITED STATES , , 06/02/08
    CUNNINGHAM, TERESA v. HAMILTON COUNTY , 527 U.S. 198 (1999), 06/14/99
    DELAWARE v. NEW YORK , 507 U.S. 490 (1993), 03/30/93
    DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION, ET AL. v. PUBLIC CITIZEN, ET AL. , 541 U.S. 752 (2004), 06/07/04
    DESERT PALACE, INC. v. COSTA, CATHARINA F. , 539 U.S. 90 (2003), 06/09/03
    DIR. OF REVENUE OF MO v. CoBANK ACB , 531 U.S. 316 (2001), 02/20/01
    DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA et al. v. GREATER , 506 U.S. 125 (1992), 12/14/92
    DOOLEY v. KOREAN AIR LINES CO. , 524 U.S. 116 (1998), 06/08/98
    eBAY INC., ET AL. v. MERcEXCHANGE, L.L.C. , 547 U.S. 388 (2006), 05/15/06
    EGELHOFF, DONNA R. v. EGELHOFF, SAMANTHA, ET AL. , 532 U.S. 141 (2001), 03/21/01
    ENTERGY LOUISIANA, INC. v. LOUISIANA PUBLIC SERV. COMM. , 539 U.S. 39 (2003), 06/02/03
    EXXON CO., U. S. A., et al. v. SOFEC, INC., et al. , 517 U.S. 830 (1996), 06/10/96
    FARRAR et al., COADMINISTRATORS OF ESTATE OF FARRAR, DECEASED v. HOBBY , 506 U.S. 103 (1992), 12/14/92
    FED. MARITIME COMM'N v. SC STATE PORTS AUTHORITY , 535 U.S. 743 (2002), 05/28/02
    FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION et al. v. BEACH COMMUNICATIONS, INC., et al. , 508 U.S. 307 (1993), 06/01/93
    FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION v. MEYER , 510 U.S. 471 (1994), 02/23/94
    FELTNER v. COLUMBIA PICTURES TELEVISION, INC. , 523 U.S. 340 (1998), 03/31/98
    FL DEPT. OF REVENUE v. PICCADILLY CAFETERIAS, INC. , , 06/16/08
    FLORIDA v. WHITE, TYVESSEL TYVORUS , 526 U.S. 559 (1999), 05/17/99
    FREIGHTLINER CORP. et al. v. MYRICK et al. , 514 U.S. 280 (1995), 04/18/95
    GITLITZ, D., ET UX., ET AL. v. CIR , 531 U.S. 206 (2001), 01/09/01
    GODINEZ, WARDEN v. MORAN , 509 U.S. 389 (1993), 06/24/93
    GOOD NEWS CLUB, ET AL. v. MILFORD CENTRAL SCHOOL , 533 U.S. 98 (2001), 06/11/01
    GRAHAM COUNTY WATER DISTRICT v. U. S., ex rel. WILSON , 545 U.S. 409 (2005), 06/20/05
    GRANITE ROCK COMPANY v. INT'L BHD. OF TEAMSTERS, ET AL. , , 06/24/10
    GROSS, JACK v. FBL FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. , , 06/18/09
    HARDT, BRIDGET v. RELIANCE STANDARD LIFE INS. , , 05/24/10
    HARPER et al. v. VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION , 509 U.S. 86 (1993), 06/18/93
    HARRIS TRUST & SAVINGS BANK v. SALOMON BROS., INC., ET AL. , 530 U.S. 238 (2000), 06/12/00
    HOPKINS v. REEVES , 524 U.S. 88 (1998), 06/08/98
    HOUSEHOLD CREDIT SERVICES v. PFENNIG, SHARON R. , 541 U.S. 232 (2004), 04/21/04
    HUGHES AIRCRAFT CO., ET AL. v. JACOBSON, STANLEY, ET AL. , 525 U.S. 432 (1999), 01/25/99
    HUNT, GOV. OF NC, ET AL. v. CROMARTIE, MARTIN, ET AL. , 526 U.S. 541 (1999), 05/17/99
    J.E.M. AG SUPPLY, ET AL. v. PIONEER HI-BRED INTL. , 534 U.S. 124 (2001), 12/10/01
    JIMENEZ, CARLOS v. QUARTERMAN, DIR., TX DOC , , 01/13/09
    JONES, LOUIS v. UNITED STATES , 527 U.S. 373 (1999), 06/21/99
    KANSAS v. HENDRICKS , 521 U.S. 346 (1997), 06/23/97
    KANSAS v. MARSH, MICHAEL L. , 548 U.S. 163 (2006), 06/26/06
    KNOWLES, WARDEN v. MIRZAYANCE, ALEXANDRE , , 03/24/09
    LAWRENCE, GARY v. FLORIDA , 549 U.S. 327 (2007), 02/20/07
    LOCKHEED CORP. et al. v. SPINK , 517 U.S. 882 (1996), 06/10/96
    MAGWOOD, BILLY J. v. CULLIVER, WARDEN, ET AL. , , 06/24/10
    MATSU****A ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD., et al. v. EPSTEIN , 516 U.S. 367 (1996), 02/27/96
    MELENDEZ v. UNITED STATES , 518 U.S. 120 (1996), 06/17/96
    MITCHELL, GUY, ET AL. v. HELMS, MARY L., ET AL. , 530 U.S. 793 (2000), 06/28/00
    MOYLAN, ATT'Y GEN. OF GUAM v. CAMACHO, GOV. OF GUAM , 549 U.S. 483 (2007), 03/27/07
    NAT'L CABLE & TELECOMM. ASSN. v. BRAND X INTERNET SERVICES , 545 U.S. 967 (2005), 06/27/05
    NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMIN. v. FIRST NAT.BANK & TRUST CO. , 522 U.S. 479 (1998), 02/25/98
    NATIONAL PRIVATE TRUCK COUNCIL, INC., et al. v. OKLAHOMA TAX COMMISSION et al. , 515 U.S. 582 (1995), 06/19/95
    NATL. PARK HOSP. ASSN. v. DEPT. OF THE INTERIOR, ET AL. , 538 U.S. 803 (2003), 05/27/03
    NATL. RR PASSENGER CORP. v. MORGAN, ABNER , 536 U.S. 101 (2002), 06/10/02
    NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE v. LOEWENSTEIN , 513 U.S. 123 (1994), 12/12/94
    NOBELMAN et ux. v. AMERICAN SAVINGS BANK , 508 U.S. 324 (1993), 06/01/93
    NORFOLK & WESTERN RAILWAY CO. v. HILES , 516 U.S. 400 (1996), 02/27/96
    NORTHEASTERN FLORIDA CHAPTER OF THE ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF AMERICA v. CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, , 508 U.S. 656 (1993), 06/14/93
    Northern Ins. Co. of New York v. CHATHAM COUNTY, GA , 547 U.S. 189 (2006), 04/25/06
    O'DELL v. NETHERLAND, WARDEN, et al. , 521 U.S. 151 (1997), 06/19/97
    OLYMPIC AIRWAYS v. HUSAIN, RUBINA, ETC., ET AL. , 540 U.S. 644 (2004), 02/24/04
    OREGON WASTE SYSTEMS, INC. v. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY OF THE , 511 U.S. 93 (1994), 04/04/94
    ORFF, FRANCIS A., ET AL. v. UNITED STATES, ET AL. , 545 U.S. 596 (2005), 06/23/05
    PASQUANTINO, DAVID B., ET AL. v. UNITED STATES , 544 U.S. 349 (2005), 04/26/05
    PEACOCK v. THOMAS , 516 U.S. 349 (1996), 02/21/96
    Pennsylvania Bd. of Probation and Parole v. Scott , 524 U.S. 357 (1998), 06/22/98
    PERMANENT MISSION ETC., ET AL. v. NEW YORK, NY , , 06/14/07
    PIERCE COUNTY, WA v. GUILLEN, IGNACIO, ET AL. , 537 U.S. 129 (2003), 01/14/03
    PLILER, WARDEN v. FORD, RICHARD H. , 542 U.S. 225 (2004), 06/21/04
    POLLARD, SHARON B. v. E. I. DuPONT de NEMOURS , 532 U.S. 843 (2001), 06/04/01
    QUANTA COMPUTER, INC., ET AL. v. LG ELECTRONICS, INC. , , 06/09/08
    RAKE et al. v. WADE, TRUSTEE , 508 U.S. 464 (1993), 06/07/93
    RAYTHEON CO. v. HERNANDEZ, JOEL , 540 U.S. 44 (2003), 12/02/03
    REED ELSEVIER, INC., ET AL. v. MUCHNICK, IRVIN, ET AL. , , 03/02/10
    ROBERTSON, CHIEF, UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE, et al. v. SEATTLE AUDUBON SOCIETY , 503 U.S. 429 (1992), 03/25/92
    ROBINSON v. SHELL OIL CO. , 519 U.S. 337 (1997), 02/18/97
    ROUSEY, RICHARD G., ET UX. v. JACOWAY, JILL R. , 544 U.S. 320 (2005), 04/04/05
    RUBIN, SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY v. COORS BREWING CO. , 514 U.S. 476 (1995), 04/19/95
    SCHRIRO, DIR., AZ DOC v. LANDRIGAN, JEFFREY T. , , 05/14/07
    SCHWAB, WILLIAM G. v. REILLY, NADEJDA , , 06/17/10
    SHANNON v. UNITED STATES , 512 U.S. 573 (1994), 06/24/94
    SHAW, ROBERT, ET AL. v. MURPHY, KEVIN , 532 U.S. 223 (2001), 04/18/01
    SIMS, JUATASSA v. APFEL, COMM'R, SOCIAL SEC. , 530 U.S. 103 (2000), 06/05/00
    SMTIH, WARDEN v. ROBBINS, LEE , 528 U.S. 259 (2000), 01/19/00
    SOUTH DAKOTA v. BOURLAND, individually and as chairman of the CHEYENNE RIVER SIOUX TRIBE, et al. , 508 U.S. 679 (1993), 06/14/93
    SPRINT/UNITED MANAGEMENT CO. v. MENDELSOHN, ELLEN , , 02/26/08
    STAPLES v. UNITED STATES , 511 U.S. 600 (1994), 05/23/94
    STEWART, WILLARD v. DUTRA CONST. CO. , 543 U.S. 481 (2005), 02/22/05
    SWIERKIEWICZ, AKOS v. SOREMA N.A. , 534 U.S. 506 (2002), 02/26/02
    TAYLOR v. FREELAND & KRONZ et al. , 503 U.S. 638 (1992), 04/21/92
    TEXACO, INC. v. DAGHER, FOUAD N., ET AL. , 547 U.S. 1 (2006), 02/28/06
    THINGS REMEMBERED, INC. v. PETRARCA , 516 U.S. 124 (1995), 12/05/95
    TYLER, MELVIN v. CAIN, WARDEN , 533 U.S. 656 (2001), 06/28/01
    U. S., EX REL. EISENSTEIN v. NEW YORK, NY, ET AL. , , 06/08/09
    UNITED STATES v. SALERNO et al. , 505 U.S. 317 (1992), 06/19/92
    UNITED STATES v. LaBONTE et al. , 520 U.S. 751 (1997), 05/27/97
    UNITED STATES v. SCHEFFER , 523 U.S. 303 (1998), 03/31/98
    UNITED STATES v. GALLETTI , 541 U.S. 114 (2004), 03/23/04
    UNITED STATES v. OAKLAND CANNABIS, ET AL. , 532 U.S. 483 (2001), 05/14/01
    UNITED STATES v. ATLANTIC RESEARCH CORP. , , 06/11/07
    UNITED STATES v. RODRIGUEZ-MORENO, JACINTO , 526 U.S. 275 (1999), 03/30/99
    UNITED STATES v. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORP. , 517 U.S. 843 (1996), 06/10/96
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    UNITED STATES v. PATANE, SAMUEL F. , 542 U.S. 630 (2004), 06/28/04
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    UNITED STATES v. ALVAREZ SANCHEZ , 511 U.S. 350 (1994), 05/02/94
    UNITED STATES v. MEZZANATTO , 513 U.S. 196 (1995), 01/18/95
    UNITED STATES DEPT. OF DEFENSE v. FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS , 510 U.S. 487 (1994), 02/23/94
    UNITED STATES, ET AL. v. BEAN, THOMAS L. , 537 U.S. 71 (2002), 12/10/02
    UNITED STUDENT AID FUNDS, INC. v. ESPINOSA, FRANCISCO J. , , 03/23/10
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    Re: Should Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan Sit Out Health Care Ca

    Quote Originally Posted by BWG View Post
    You got all that out of a direct answer to your direct question?

    My, what issues you must have. . . .

    No, I am simply asking....Unless you thought that you could pop in have your say, and not be challenged?


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    Re: Should Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan Sit Out Health Care Ca

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    No, I am simply asking....Unless you thought that you could pop in have your say, and not be challenged?


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    The conversation:

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy
    Guess what? There are intellectual lightweights in all shapes, sizes, colors, creeds and nationalities. Sorry, but a Supreme Court justice that never asks a question of the litigants, never says anything in court, never authors an opinion is a light-weight.
    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac
    never? Really, and I am sure that a some search will prove you right?
    Quote Originally Posted by ME
    Maybe not never, but it has been a while.
    A week from Tuesday, when the Supreme Court returns from its midwinter break and hears arguments in two criminal cases, it will have been five years since Justice Clarence Thomas has spoken during a court argument.
    [...]
    In the past 40 years, no other justice has gone an entire term, much less five, without speaking at least once during arguments, according to Timothy R. Johnson, a professor of political science at the University of Minnesota.


    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/13/us...s.html?_r=2&hp
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    Re: Should Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan Sit Out Health Care Ca

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    never? Really, and I am sure that a some search will prove you right?
    AllGov - News - Clarence Thomas Goes 5 Years without Speaking at Supreme Court

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    Re: Should Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan Sit Out Health Care Ca

    Quote Originally Posted by Cole View Post
    Opinions by Clarence Thomas. Doesn't include Concurrences or Dissents...

    Supreme Court Collection: Opinions by Justice Thomas

    Opinions
    14 PENN PLAZA LLC, ET AL. v. PYETT, STEVEN, ET AL. , , 04/01/09
    AETNA HEALTH INC., ETC. v. DAVILA, JUAN , 542 U.S. 200 (2004), 06/21/04
    ALASKA v. NATIVE VILLAGE OF VENETIETRIBAL GOVERNMENT , 522 U.S. 520 (1998), 02/25/98
    ALI, ABDUS-SHAHID M. S. v. FED. BUREAU OF PRISONS, ET AL. , , 01/22/08
    ANDERSON, DIRECTOR, CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES, et al. v. EDWARDS, guardian ad litem for EDWARDS, et al. , 514 U.S. 143 (1995), 03/22/95
    ASHCROFT, ATTY. GEN. v. ACLU, ET AL. , 535 U.S. 564 (2002), 05/13/02
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    WOODFORD, WARDEN v. GARCEAU, ROBERT F. , 538 U.S. 202 (2003), 03/25/03
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    OK, so perhaps I got a bit carried away with my "nevers", but this is only a list of opinions that bear his name. It is typical for the opinions to be penned substantially to completely by law clerks. Can you show which ones of these he actually authored or even produced a first draft? Nonetheless, even if written by his assigns he gets the credit for the work. But, he does subscribe to the notion of 'better to remain silent and appear a fool than open your mouth and remove all doubt.'

    Does Thomas' silence thwart advocacy?

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    Re: Should Supreme Court Justices Clarence Thomas, Elena Kagan Sit Out Health Care Ca

    Quote Originally Posted by upsideguy View Post
    OK, so perhaps I got a bit carried away with my "nevers", but this is only a list of opinions that bear his name. It is typical for the opinions to be penned substantially to completely by law clerks. Can you show which ones of these he actually authored or even produced a first draft? Nonetheless, even if written by his assigns he gets the credit for the work. But, he does subscribe to the notion of 'better to remain silent and appear a fool than open your mouth and remove all doubt.'

    Does Thomas' silence thwart advocacy?

    Just dies laughing, okay sometimes you have to be outside looking in at this sh*t …. first I start out with never … then have to change to hardly ever, then opps okay .. I was just plain wrong .. “BUT” let me change the pretext of what I was saying .. now prove me wrong again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Barbarian View Post
    Just dies laughing, okay sometimes you have to be outside looking in at this sh*t …. first I start out with never … then have to change to hardly ever, then opps okay .. I was just plain wrong .. “BUT” let me change the pretext of what I was saying .. now prove me wrong again.
    It is wrong to say Thomas never authored an opinion, he's authored plenty. But, as anybody who's ever read one of his opinions will tell you, it is equally wrong to say he isn't an intellectual lightweight.

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