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Heh: Justice Clarence Thomas Breaks Courtroom Silence, Transcript Doesn't Understand Him

EndTheSecond Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 7:31 PM
The greatest example of affirmative action of all time.
NyetToTheLeft Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 8:58 AM
this wasn't about Obama you idiot!
FranksNBeans Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 9:01 PM
You just hate him because he is black.
Steve276 Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 7:42 PM
If you desire to end our Second,as your handle suggests, how about we end your First?
helioquois Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 7:40 PM
Not so...General Powell holds that distinction.
Carlos_7 Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 7:35 PM
I know the answer ... Obama!

Am I right?
ConcealedCarry Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 7:34 PM
Probably the ONLY example of a great man being charged with benefiting from affirmative action...
Steve276 Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 7:41 PM
As is the case with all of the Justices. So what's your point? Trying to suggest Justice Thomas should have stayed on the planatation? Maybe each of the three female Justices should have stayed ibarefoot and in the kitchen too, if that's your line.
ConcealedCarry Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 7:41 PM
Loser12013, have you ever read any of Thomas' writing? Have you ever listened to him speak?

I didn't think so...
Loiso12013 Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 7:54 PM
I've heard him speak; it was painful.
mistermilo Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 7:59 PM
What have you done for us lately, Lois???
brimley Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 8:02 PM
I've heard him speak; it was painful.

hearing truth and common sense probably did make your head swirl
scrow Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 8:53 PM
What did you disagree with him about in, say, this speech about SC Justices questioning from the bench?

"I don't see where that advances anything. Maybe it's the Southerner in me. Maybe it's the introvert in me, I don't know. I think that when somebody's talking, somebody ought to listen."

"We have a lifetime to go back in chambers and to argue with each other. They have 30, 40 minutes per side for cases that are important to them and to the country. They should argue. That's a part of the process."
YESWECAN Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 10:31 PM
It would be painful to commie/progressives.
accept reality Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 7:51 AM

Arguable, but irrelevant. Obama does the same thing and you do not object.

Justice Clarence Thomas is known for his stalwart silence during Supreme Court hearings, but today, for the first time in seven years, he broke his silence -- and the transcript didn't even fully understand what he said. What's more, it appears he made a joke, but the official record doesn't contain the full sentence. The New York Times reports on the humorous moment in court, and the recordkeeping mix-up:

The justices were considering the qualifications of a death penalty defense lawyer in Louisiana, and Justice Antonin Scalia noted that she had graduated from Yale Law School, which...