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

TXTRUTH Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 9:07 AM
The true nature of liberals comes out when confronted by an intellegent, independent black man. The level of hatred, vitriol, and sheer bigotry is beyond the pale. The plantation is alive and well in the liberal world and the black man who steps off the porch to express any independence will not be tolerated.
wtmoore1 Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 10:53 AM
"Independent" apparently means "severely conservative" to borrow a phrase from Mitt Romney.
JamesB2 Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 2:50 PM
Racist! See how easy that is.

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...