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  • Bad news from Mr. Sulu: Clarence Thomas is a “clown in blackface”

    07/02/2015 4:33:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 59 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | July 2, 2015 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Via the Free Beacon, I think it was Dan McLaughlin of Red State who tweeted after last week’s SSM decision was released, “Now the contest begins to see who’ll be the angriest winner.” His point was that, for a movement that’s been unstoppable culturally over the past 10 years, there’s a curiously strong impulse towards nastiness in some lefties’ reaction to each new victory. With this remark from George Takei, I think it’s safe to say the contest is now over. Takei’s overreacting to a point Thomas made in response to Kennedy’s idea that state recognition of gay marriage is...
  • George Takei's Racist Rant: Clarence Thomas Is a 'Clown in Black Face'

    07/02/2015 8:49:06 AM PDT · by Cubs Fan · 100 replies
    George Takei unleashed a racist rant against Clarence Thomas, sneering that the Supreme Court justice is a "clown in blackface." The Star Trek actor on Monday fumed, "[Thomas] is a clown in blackface sitting on the Supreme Court. He gets me that angry. He doesn't belong there." Talking to a local Fox affiliate in Phoenix, Takei snarled that the second African American on the Supreme Court is unqualified: "This man does not belong on the Supreme Court. He is an embarrassment. He is a disgrace to America."
  • MSNBC’s Dyson Implies Rachel Dolezal Is More Black Than Clarence Thomas

    06/16/2015 10:42:25 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 61 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 16 Jun 2015 | Jeffery Meyer
    On Monday’s The Ed Show, Michael Eric Dyson, MSNBC Political Analyst and frequent guest host on the "Lean Forward" network, used the ongoing controversy surrounding Rachel Dolezal claiming to be African American to smear Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Speaking to Schultz, Dyson rushed to defend Dolezal from the criticism because she promotes the NAACP’s liberal agenda and argued that “a lot more black people would support Rachel Dolezal than would support say Clarence Thomas.” After the MSNBC contributor argued that for those “who talk about race as a social construct, that’s it’s more complicated” because some say “Bill Clinton...
  • NFL makes Sarah Thomas first full-time female official

    04/08/2015 4:39:23 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    Thomas comes backed with a strong resume, having been the first female official to work a major collegiate bowl game. She joins eight other referees granted first-time employment for league games. "Our incoming officials have all demonstrated that they are among the best in college football," NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino said in a statement. "We are excited about having them join us." Thomas had been doing some sideline work for Browns, Saints and Colts minicamp practices in the past, but she truly made her name through a strong resume at the NCAA level.
  • Keonna Thomas, Philadelphia Mom, Charged With Plan to Join ISIS

    04/03/2015 8:55:15 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    NBC ^ | Pete Williams and Tracy Connor
    A Philadelphia mom has been charged with planning to go overseas to join ISIS and martyr herself — going so far as to buy plane tickets. "That would be amazing... A girl can only wish," Keonna Thomas allegedly told an ISIS fighter in Syria who asked over the Internet if she would be involved in a suicide mission. "I can make that wish come true," the unnamed fighter allegedly replied.
  • A little-noted masterpiece of constitutional scholarship by Justice Thomas

    03/20/2015 5:10:59 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 54 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 3/20/15 | Mark J. Fitzgibbons
    Everything you really need to know about the Constitution (and that’s barely an exaggeration) -- why it is structured the way it is, what led to it, its purposes -- is found in pages 2 – 12 of the March 9 concurring opinion by Justice Thomas in the Dept of Transportation v Assn of American Railroads case. Although it received little media attention, Justice Thomas has provided us a masterpiece of constitutional thinking, explaining why “administrative law” -- the practice of delegating to bureaucrats the making and enforcement of rules with the force of law – is so profoundly unconstitutional....
  • College Test Prep Company Apologizes For Comparing Clarence Thomas To KKK

    03/11/2015 7:29:33 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 44 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11 March 2015
    Barron’s Educational Series, the maker of popular Advanced Placement study guides, has apologized for linking Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to fascism and comparing him to the KKK. The Daily Caller reported Monday about the extreme comparison, found on page 168 of the 7th edition of Barron’s AP European History study guide. “It has been brought to our attention that Barron’s AP European History, 7th Edition by Seth Roberts and James Eder contains erroneous information that casts aspersions on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas,” reads a statement released by the company on Tuesday. “In an attempt to draw a comparison...
  • Barron’s AP Test Prep Guide: Clarence Thomas Is A Fascist In League With KKK [PHOTOS]

    03/08/2015 9:42:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 60 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/8/15 | Eric Owens
    The latest version of a top-selling study guide for the Advanced Placement European History exam explains the French Revolution with a chart which identifies Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as a fascist and pairs him with the Ku Klux Klan.“Barron’s AP European History” (7th edition) makes the claim, intended for consumption by American high school students, on page 168. The chart attempts to compare modern American political affiliations with the various factions involved in the French Revolution. The chart moves politically from left to right.The far right of the chart is labeled “fascist.” The authors demonstrate modern-day “fascists” by pairing “Clarence...
  • The Glory of Eucharistic Theology

    03/07/2015 7:24:03 AM PST · by Arthur McGowan · 65 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | 150307 | Anonymous
    Saint Thomas has sometimes been portrayed, especially in the theological anarchy of the postconciliar period, as a hidebound medieval scholastic trapped in a rationalistic methodology, whose works lack a palpable spirituality that resonates in the hearts of modern people. As a lifelong student and teacher of Aquinas’s works, I have two reactions: first, this stance betrays a poor understanding of the enterprise of theology itself; and second, it is simply not true on the ground, if I may judge from countless experiences I have had over the past twenty-five years with students from many countries, whom I have the privilege...
  • Muslim man stabbed two others over religious beliefs at a Southfield bus stop, police say

    02/17/2015 3:15:17 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 40 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | February 17, 2015 | Ian Thibodeau
    SOUTHFIELD, MI - Southfield police have arrested a 39-year-old man who allegedly stabbed two other men multiple times at a bus stop near Northland Mall in Southfield Saturday night. Terrence Lavaron Thomas, of Detroit, will be arraigned on charges of two counts of assault with intent to murder, one count of carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent and one count of possession of marijuana. Thomas's bail was set at $1 million cash or surety bond. According to police, Thomas attacked the victims, a 52-year-old man and 51-year-old man from Detroit, after he "made several comments about his religion and...
  • Why 3 Supreme Court Justices Didn’t Attend the State of the Union

    01/21/2015 7:48:57 AM PST · by South40 · 35 replies
    MSN ^ | 20 JAN 2015 | Tessa Berenson
    The wording in the Constitution is simple and straightforward: the President “shall from time to time give to the Congress Information of the State of the Union.” There's nothing in there about the Supreme Court justices and, accordingly, there's nothing simple and straightforward about their attendance. This year, six justices were in attendance, while three of the most conservative members of the court, Justices Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito were noticeably absent. In the modern era, custom has held that the justices would show up in their official robes and sit impassively. But in recent years, they've become...
  • Uranus might be full of surprises

    11/14/2014 12:11:34 PM PST · by Nachum · 93 replies
    WaPo ^ | 11/14/14 | Rachel Feltman
    Scientists used to think that things were pretty chill over in the south hemisphere of Uranus. In fact, they thought it was one of the calmest regions of any of the gas giants. But in analyzing images taken nearly three decades ago by NASA's Voyager-2 spacecraft, researchers think they've found a kerfuffle of activity — which might indicate that there's something unusual about the planet's interior. If you look at these old photos of Uranus, the planet appears to be a stark, featureless ball. And even to scientists, who were able to identify more lively features of the gas giant,...
  • Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan LIED to Dallas hospital staff about his exposure to virus..

    10/27/2014 11:30:43 AM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 27, 2014 | Michael Zennie
    Sidia Rose says Duncan lied to her about caring for a pregnant woman who later died of the disease when she first questioned about itHe later admitted to taking care of someone who died in Liberia, but then denied the story to Texas public health officialsRose says she was terrified of taking care of Duncan, but did so anywayDuncan died October 8, but not before infecting two of his nurses at Texas Health PresbyterianAmber Vinson and Nina Pham are now free of the disease   Thomas Eric Duncan lied about his exposure to Ebola to hospital staff and to public...
  • The hidden evil in Thomas the Tank Engine

    07/25/2014 6:00:04 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 38 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 7/24/2014 | Steve Berman
    Ms. Tracy Van Slyke has uncovered such a dastardly attack upon our vulnerable youth, it’s shocking that nobody else before her noticed this malign cancer hiding in plain sight.  She has exposed Thomas the Tank Engine as a pernicious evil, causing so much “classism, sexism, anti-environmentalism bordering on racism” in its “hidden lessons.” I was completely captured and intrigued by Ms. Van Slyke’s keen insight and discernment on this topic, because, frankly, my two boys are very much taken with Thomas and his friends Percy, Edward, Henry, Gordon, James, Emily, and the very scary Diesel Ten.  If there were something...
  • Unbelievable: The liberal PC police are now going after Thomas the Tank Engine

    07/23/2014 6:38:45 PM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 40 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | July 23, 2014 | Cameron Khansarinia
    We’ve grown accustomed to senseless liberal logic insinuating that anything that has to do with the color spectrum is somehow racist or racially charged, however; the most recent attack by The Guardian filth-spiller, Tracy van Slyke, is so stupid it just made me chuckle. Check out what she said about the demonic Thomas the Tank Engine. From The Guardian: For the record, all the “villains” on Thomas and Friends are the dirty diesel engines. I’d like to think there was a good environmental message in there, but when the good engines pump out white smoke and the bad engines pump...
  • Sorry Billy, If You Like 'Thomas The Tank Engine', You're a RACIST! (Liberal insanity)

    07/23/2014 5:08:05 PM PDT · by AuditTheFed · 32 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 07-23-2014 | Gina Cassini
    by Gina Cassini | Top Right NewsIt's all about race.Everything, that is. Just when you think it's ok for your child to enjoy an innocent, wholesome cartoon that has been thrilling little tikes for seven decades, you find out that it's -- what else? -- RACIST! That is, according to the ridiculous screed of Tracy van Slyke, of The Guardian, which is so stupid it just must be a joke. Right? Wrong! She's serious. Check out what she said about the evil Thomas the Tank Engine: For the record, all the “villains” on Thomas and Friends are the dirty diesel engines. I’d like to...
  • In new TV ad, Thomas vows to protect Arizona ‘before it’s too late’

    07/17/2014 4:16:20 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 3 replies
    AZ Capitol Times ^ | Ben Giles
    Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas, now a GOP candidate for governor, used his first television ad of the election cycle to take on immigration, the “gay lobby” and liberal judges. The 30-second ad, which began airing today on broadcast television statewide, mostly touts Thomas’ attempts at enforcing immigration during his tenure as Maricopa County Attorney. Alongside Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Thomas made a name for himself by taking a hard line against immigration along the Arizona-Mexico border.
  • Amnesty Lite Is Still Amnesty

    Not since a 42-to-1 underdog named Buster Douglas knocked out undefeated heavyweight champion Mike Tyson in 1990 has there been an upset like economics professor Dave Brat defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Republican primary in Virginia. (SNIP) Immigration laws are the only laws that are discussed almost entirely in terms of what can be done to help those who have broken the law. Some want to help a little and some want to help a lot. But amnesty lite is still amnesty. Some people seem to think that amnesty is not amnesty if you throw in requirements...
  • An American soldier: Owen Thomas

    05/15/2014 10:37:03 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Kill or be killed. Imagine if you were suddenly thrown into a world where atrocities were a daily occurrence, where adrenaline constantly pumped through your veins in response to fear, where even children are a threat to your life. This is the story of an American soldier, one of tens of thousands who had to endure the horrors of war in Iraq or Afghanistan. In light of the despicable way many of the Veterans’ Administration agencies, especially the healthcare facilities, have been treating our veterans, it seems time we got a glimpse of what so many of our heroes went...
  • Abramson fired (NYT Dumps Liberal Female Editor - Replaces her with Liberal Black Man)

    05/14/2014 5:02:49 PM PDT · by tom h · 19 replies
    Salon.com ^ | May 14, 2014 | Ken Auletta
    ... Abramson recently learned her pay package was not commensurate with that of her predecessor, Bill Keller, and sought parity... “‘She confronted the top brass,’ one close associate said, and this may have fed into the management’s narrative that she was ‘pushy,’ a characterization that, for many, has an inescapably gendered aspect.” [Publisher Arthur] Sulzberger is known to believe that the Times, as a financially beleaguered newspaper, needed to retreat on some of its generous pay and pension benefits ...
  • Supreme Court justice agrees: First Amendment limits only Congress

    05/10/2014 11:00:08 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 92 replies
    Renew America ^ | May 10, 2014 | By Bryan Fischer
    I have argued since I first began writing and speaking on this issue that the First Amendment restrains only the actions of Congress. The first word in the First Amendment, after all, is the word "Congress." "Congress shall make no law..." The Founders quite intentionally were not imposing restraints on what a state could do in offering prayers before legislative assemblies, or what a city could do in erecting Ten Commandments monuments, or what a school could do in offering prayer and Bible reading over the intercom or at graduation. Congress and Congress alone is bound down by the chains...
  • Democratic Congressman Makes Shocking Racial Comments About Republicans, Clarence Thomas, Mitch

    04/29/2014 3:38:03 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies
    Buzz Feed ^ | 4/29/14 | Andrew Kaczynski
    A Mississippi Democratic Congressman says Clarence Thomas is an “Uncle Tom,” Mitch McConnell is a “racist,” and that Republicans are only anti-big government and anti-Obamacare because President Obama is black. Rep. Bennie Thompson was appearing on a New Nation of Islam radio program over weekend where he made the comments. “I’ve been in Washington. I saw three presidents now. I never saw George Bush treated like this. I never saw Bill Clinton treated like this with such disrespect,” Thompson said. “That Mitch McConnell would have the audacity to tell the president of the United States — not the chief executive,...
  • Seek the Lord Where He May Be Found – A Homily for the Second Sunday of Easter

    04/27/2014 2:34:11 AM PDT · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 4/26/2014 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In today’s Gospel, we see that the Risen Lord appeared to the apostles, who were gathered together in one place. The fact that they were gathered in one place is not without significance, for it is there that the Lord appears to them. One of them, as we shall see, was not in the gathering, and thus missed the blessing of seeing and experiencing the risen Lord. It might be said that Thomas, the absent disciple, “blocked” his blessing.Some people want Jesus without the Church. No can do. Jesus is found in his Church, among those who have gathered. There...
  • 'Hannity' Guest Confronts Lawmaker Who Called Clarence Thomas a ‘Very Prolific Uncle Tom’

    02/26/2014 3:43:14 AM PST · by servo1969 · 9 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 2-25-2014 | Randy Hall
    Full title - "Only Fox Cares: 'Hannity' Guest Confronts Lawmaker Who Called Clarence Thomas a ‘Very Prolific Uncle Tom’" The plight of black conservatives took center stage during Monday's edition of Hannity, a weeknight program on the Fox News Channel. The segment featured footage of African-American radio host David Webb interviewing Alvin Holmes, a Democratic state representative in Alabama who had used the racial slur “Uncle Tom” to describe Clarence Thomas, the black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Only the Fox News Channel has reported this story on TV. Holmes said he stands behind his previous statement because Thomas...
  • Police Trickery Prompts Concern From State's High Court

    01/14/2014 8:09:01 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 71 replies
    New York Law Journal ^ | 1/15/14 | John Caher
    ALBANY - The constitutional limits of police deception, and the potential for trickery to cause a false confession, seemed to trouble the judges on New York's highest court Tuesday as they heard two appeals challenging nearly 150 years of jurisprudence. For more than an hour, the judges engaged in a lively give-and-take with defense and prosecution attorneys in two cases that are unrelated except for the fact that both involve defendants who confessed after they were tricked by police. The Court of Appeals has long held that police can resort to deceit and subterfuge to persuade a suspect to confess...
  • Polygamy and the Left

    12/22/2013 6:18:16 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12-22-13 | Trevor Thomas
    With the ruling of a federal judge last week that declared part of Utah's anti-polygamy law unconstitutional, the left finds itself torn. Of course, with their ever-wavering consciences that are willing to go along with whatever seems the latest fad that tests our moral boundaries (especially in the sexual realm), some liberals say that it is time that we take a closer look at plural marriage. After all, if consenting adults want to enter into such relationships, what is the problem? In other words, as I asked over five years ago, what's wrong with polygamy? However, some liberals took comfort...
  • The Union’s Most Undervalued General (Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas)

    10/25/2013 5:52:30 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 24, 2013 | Phil Leigh
    Despite his brilliant victory at Vicksburg in July, some lingering doubts remained about Gen. Ulysses S. Grant when he took command of the besieged Union forces at Chattanooga, Tenn., on Oct. 23, 1863. .......................................................... But until it proved successful, Grant had angrily denounced the unauthorized assault that chased the rebels away from Chattanooga and brought him glory, muttering that, should it fail, “somebody will suffer.” And Grant had a very particular somebody in mind, a leader he persistently disparaged because he dreaded the man as a rival: Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas.
  • Evacuations ordered after fire, explosions rock plant in Oklahoma

    09/19/2013 4:34:46 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    THOMAS, Okla. — Firefighters are battling a fire and officials are ordering nearby areas evacuated after a fire and explosions rocked a manufacturing site northwest of Oklahoma City.
  • IRS Scandal Official Gets Promoted

    08/12/2013 7:19:12 AM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 5 replies
    RightWingPatriot.com ^ | August 12, 2013 | RightWingPatriot
    It seems that not only is Justice blind in Washington, D.C., but she's been kicked out of town altogether. On Saturday, it was reported that Cindy Thomas just got a big promotion. If you don't know who Cindy Thomas is, she was the IRS official in charge of the exempt organizations office in Cincinnati. This was one of the IRS groups who targeted conservative tea party groups for harassment and intimidation. They also illegally leaked confidential tax information to other agencies and liberal groups. Cindy Thomas is a 35 year veteran of the IRS (bet her pension plan is rocking!)...
  • Obama: Longtime journalist Helen Thomas a 'true pioneer'

    07/21/2013 10:42:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 54 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/21/13 | Erik Wasson
    President Obama on Saturday said he and first lady Michelle Obama were saddened by the death of longtime White House journalist Helen Thomas, calling her a “true pioneer” who opened doors and broke down barriers for generations of women. Thomas died on Saturday after a long illness. She was 92. Thomas covered every president from John F. Kennedy to Obama and long held the informal title of "Dean of the White House Press Corps." In a statement, Obama said Thomas “never failed to keep presidents – myself included – on their toes. What made Helen the ‘Dean of the White...
  • President Obama Serenades Helen Thomas on Their Birthday

    07/21/2013 10:33:27 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 4, 2009
    Did you know that Helen Thomas and The "Preezy" shared the same birthday?
  • Helen Thomas, trailblazing reporter, dead at 92

    07/20/2013 6:53:44 AM PDT · by markomalley · 228 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/20/2013
    Helen Thomas, whose career covering the White House dated back to the Kennedy administration, died on Saturday at the age of 92, the Gridiron Club announced in an email to members on Saturday. Thomas was the the first woman to join the White House Correspondents' Association, and the first woman to serve as its president. She was also the first female member of the Gridiron Club, Washington's historic press group. Present at the press briefings of ten consecutive presidential administrations, Thomas's career in journalism ended in 2010 after controversial remarks she made about Israeli Jews were caught on camera. "Former...
  • Dopey thief who decided to rob gas station immediately after filling in a job application

    07/12/2013 8:36:28 AM PDT · by DFG · 14 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 07/12/2013 | Helen Collis
    A 33-year-old man allegedly robbed a petrol station having just left them details of his name and address. Dim-witted Anthony Thomas had moments earlier filled out an application form for a job at the station before dipping his hand into the til. The ill-thought-out robbery was caught on the gas station's CCTV. The footage clearly showed the thief taking wads of notes out of an open til drawer while the cashier attended to other business in the store.
  • Tweet from Rep Ryan Winkler, Calls SCOTUS Judge "Uncle Thomas": Deleted

    06/26/2013 11:06:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies
    Twitter ^ | 6/26/13 | "Tweets
    The Tweet: "SCOTUS VRA majority is four accomplices to race discrimination and one Uncle Thomas. Marriage decision may blur court's backsliding."
  • Played Out: the Liberal Racists' "Uncle Tom" Card

    06/26/2013 2:23:26 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 11 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 6-26-2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Meet Ryan Patrick Winkler. He's a 37-year-old liberal Minnesota state legislator with a B.A. in history from Harvard University and a J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School. He's also a coward, a bigot, a liar and a textbook example of plantation progressivism. On Tuesday, Winkler took to Twitter to rant about the Supreme Court's decision to strike down an onerous section of the Voting Rights Act. The 5-4 ruling overturned an unconstitutional requirement that states win federal preclearance approval of any changes to their election laws and procedures. Winkler fumed: "VRA majority is four accomplices to race discrimination...
  • Clarence Thomas: Affirmative Action Is Just Like Segregation

    06/24/2013 12:34:27 PM PDT · by george76 · 12 replies
    Business Insider ^ | June 24, 2013 | Josh Barro
    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.. the Supreme Court sent the University of Texas' affirmative action program back for a lower court for review by a vote of 7-1. Justice Clarence Thomas concurred in that decision but also wrote a scathing concurring opinion saying he would have rejected Texas' affirmative action program outright as unconstitutional. ... There is no principled distinction between the University’s assertion that diversity yields educational benefits and the segregationists’ assertion that segregation yielded those same benefits. ... The Constitution does not pander to faddish theories about whether race mixing is in the public interest. The Equal Protection...
  • Vanity - SCOTUS Watch June 3rd - June 7th

    06/03/2013 6:27:06 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 7 replies
    It is that time of year where the SCOTUS makes its decisions for the term. Who knows what decisions will be handed down this week. I do not expect any gay marriage decisions until the final days of the term.
  • IRS Chain of Command Suggests Scandal Not Limited to 'Low-Level Employees'

    05/22/2013 7:27:34 AM PDT · by DFG · 16 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 05/22/13 | Mark Hemingway
    After the IRS revealed it had wrongly targeted hundreds of conservative and Tea Party groups, the agency claimed that the misconduct was limited to "low-level employees" in its Cincinnati office. Yesterday, the attorney for Lois Lerner, the head of the IRS’s tax-exempt organizations division, told the House Oversight Committee she would invoke her Fifth Amendment rights, making that explanation much less credible. Now the local Cincinnati Fox affiliate, FOX19, has done some digging and uncovered information suggesting that top officials at the IRS weren't too far removed from the six low-level employees identified as making unjustified inquiries. Fox19 has not...
  • When Clarence Thomas Wrote To George Jones

    05/01/2013 5:56:30 AM PDT · by don-o · 22 replies
    npr Music ^ | April 26, 2013 | Melissa Block
    It turns out, Justice Thomas is a big Possum fan. "I can't begin to tell how good it made me feel to receive your letters," he writes. "I have listened to your music for over a decade. The lyrics so often captured just how I felt. As you can imagine, I have had occasion to feel the blues. But, I have also been blessed with so much more happiness and good fortune." Then, the famously reticent Justice Thomas reveals an intriguing personal anecdote: "You may be interested to know that I used one of your songs to allay the concerns...
  • No Boundaries, Big problem

    04/25/2013 5:26:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 25, 2013 | Cal Thomas
    One of the consequences of abandoning a standard by which right and wrong can be judged is our increasing inability to mete out punishment that fits the crime. In fact, too often we weigh extenuating circumstances rather than guilty actions. In the case of the Boston bombers, observers search for reasons why the attacks occurred. But the failure to view the attackers as anything other than simply guilty and judge them accordingly, is similar to the U.S. government's attitude toward the Middle East, which often sees Israel as the major impediment to peace. There is little expectation that Israel's enemies...
  • CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY MARCH 12, 2013 THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH THIS WEEKS BEGINS THE PROCES

    03/13/2013 8:11:02 AM PDT · by opbuzz · 269 replies
    CalThomas.com ^ | March 12 2013 | Cal Thomas
    THE IDEA OF A POPE IS BASED ON A FALSE INTERPRETATION OF SCRIPTURE, THAT JESUS WANTED TO BUILD HIS CHURCH ON PETER, INSTEAD OF HIMSELF. WHY WOULD JESUS BUILD HIS CHURCH ON A SINFUL MAN?
  • Jason Whitlock Compares Conservative Scholar Thomas Sowell to House Slave

    01/04/2013 9:42:48 AM PST · by Nachum · 64 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/4/13 | Tony Lee
    Controversial black sports columnist Jason Whitlock compared black conservative scholar Thomas Sowell to a house slave in a series of tweets on Wednesday. When asked what columnist he felt was closely related to Samuel L. Jackson’s character in the “Django Unchained” movie, Whitlock tweeted, “Thomas Sowell":
  • Tampa Mom Thought Baby Was Devil, Drowned Him

    11/23/2012 8:54:18 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    AP ^ | November 22, 2012
    PLANT CITY | A Tampa Bay area mother confessed to drowning her baby in her apartment's bathtub, saying he has the devil, according to an affidavit released by police. Talae Thomas, 30, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of her 5-week-old son, Chase Harrison. She is being held without bail at the Hillsborough County Jail.
  • NJ agency in spotlight after mother decapitates son, kills herself

    08/23/2012 6:58:06 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 23, 2012 | ASSOCIATED PRESS
    CAMDEN, NJ — New Jersey's child-welfare agency, long under federal oversight for high-profile lapses, said it will review its role in the case of a mother who decapitated her 2-year-old son and killed herself just five months after regaining custody of the child. The Department of Children and Families said Wednesday night it had been working with members of Chevonne Thomas' family to support the woman and her son, who were reunited under a court order in April.
  • Former D.C. Council member Thomas sentenced to 38 months in prison

    05/03/2012 10:56:39 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Washington Times ^ | May 3, 2012 | Tom Howell Jr.
    Former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr. was sentenced Thursday to 38 months in prison for stealing more than $350,000 in public funds. “This is my weakest moment. the lowest moment of my life,” Thomas said, after testimony from his mother and a little league baseball official. The U.S. attorney for the District said the court should impose 46 months in prison. Thomas directed funds intended for youth sports programs through the Children & Youth Investment Trust Corp. to nonprofits and then skimmed off money for himself to pay for trips and lavish expenses. U.S. District Court John D. Bates...
  • Judge rejects releasing TBI file of ex-judge Richard Baumgartner

    03/09/2012 10:52:54 AM PST · by SmithL · 12 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 3/9/12 | Jamie Satterfield
    KNOXVILLE — A judge said today he has no authority to make public the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's file on former judge Richard Baumgartner. "This court has no authority whatsoever to decide on its own, 'I'm going to let the public see this file,'" Special Judge John Kerry Blackwood said at a specially-called hearing in Knox County Criminal Court. Blackwood said the portions of the file not made public contain phone records and recorded conversations in which Baumgartner discusses sex with two women and makes "crude remarks" about people. "What you're not going to find (in the TBI file) is...
  • Must Watch: Thomas Sowell on Derrick Bell

    03/07/2012 8:38:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    AR Ward.net ^ | 3/7/12 | AR Ward
    Thomas Sowell video on the "Narrow Ideologue" Derrick Bell.
  • At CPAC: Conservative Columnist Cal Thomas Says Rachel Maddow Is ‘Best Argument’ for Contraception

    02/09/2012 7:46:38 PM PST · by Nachum · 35 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 2/9/12 | Tiffany Gabbay
    During a CPAC panel discussion on the Obama administration’s controversial contraception mandate, The Heritage Foundation’s Genevieve Wood played a clip of Rachel Maddow saying that “the Republican Party was waging war on contraception.” Turning to columnist Cal Thomas, Wood asked: “Cal, let’s talk about this religious–this is serious, we laugh about it, but this is serious in terms of, if they get away with this, what would happen in a second term? If that outrage doesn’t turn to action in November, what are we looking at here?” To which he pointedly responded: “I’m really glad, Genevieve, that you played the...
  • Stanley Cup winning goaltender: ‘I stand with Catholics’ against birth control mandate

    02/09/2012 3:34:32 PM PST · by NYer · 10 replies
    Life Site News ^ | February 9, 2012 | THADDEUS BAKLINSKI
    Tim Thomas BOSTON, February 9, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Boston Bruins star goalie Tim Thomas sent waves through the sports world Wednesday when he announced through his Facebook page that he supports Catholics in their fight against the Obama administration’s mandate that forces coverage of contraception, sterilizations, and abortion-inducing drugs. “I Stand with the Catholics in the fight for Religious Freedom,” wrote Thomas, who won last year’s Conn Smythe Trophy as the Stanley Cup MVP. To date over 170 Catholic bishops heading U.S. dioceses have spoken up against the mandate after Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced last month...
  • Scandal allegations scramble 2 Milwaukee races

    02/06/2012 11:05:57 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 6 replies
    JS Online ^ | 2-6-12 | Larry Sandler
    Dramatic developments are rocking the campaigns for two of Milwaukee's least dramatic offices: city comptroller and city treasurer. The comptroller's race effectively ended Thursday, the day that Milwaukee County prosecutors charged Supervisor Johnny Thomas with accepting a bribe. Thomas, who had been the front-runner in the comptroller's race, immediately suspended his campaign, leaving Martin Matson, the city's deputy pension director, as the only active candidate on the April 3 ballot. In a single day, a promising political career was derailed and a little-known bureaucrat was virtually assured of becoming the chief financial officer of a $1 billion-a-year local government. The...