Skip to comments.Justice Thomas scolds Supreme Court while honoring Scalia
Posted on 11/18/2016 5:04:17 AM PST by kevcol
"Today it is the view of many that the Supreme Court is the giver of libertieswhat an odd conception of governance that We the People are dependent on the third branch of government to grant us our freedom," Thomas said. "With such unchecked judicial power, the court day-by-day, case-by-case, is busy designing the Constitutionas Justice Scalia once quippedinstead of interpreting it."
"Whether we in this room tonight ultimately win or lose the effort to reclaim the forms of government that the Framers intended, it is our duty to stand firm in the defense of the Constitutional principles and structure that secure our liberty," Thomas said. "Like Justice Scalia, we must do what the Constitution obliges us to do. It is now for us, the living, to be dedicated to the unfinished business for which Justice Scalia gave his last full measure of devotion."
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National treasure. This guy is a rock.
We are blessed that he and his family were willing to have his named dragged through the mud to serve the country—as Trump and his family are so willing now.
Laura Ingraham clerked for him a long time ago. Assuming that she holds his values still (I think she does), she might be good for a SCOTUS appointment.
Dear President Elect Trump
Send this man a solid ally.
Indeed. We need many more of him.
The president appoints the chief justice , is there anything to stop DJT from simply appointing a new chief?
What a guy!
“...he and his family were willing to have his named dragged through the mud to ...”
Yeah, no exaggeration there at all. The dems were absolutely vile towards him. But that’s par for the course with them.
He’s a good man and a great American, and I’m glad he’s on our side.
DJT to Roberts immediately after swearing in: “ We’re going in a new direction now ,, we’re going to interpret and follow the constitution. Your services as Chief Justice are no longer needed... “
i cannot wait to visit DC and read all about him in the Museum of African-American... what?...
He’s not included?
how shameful. nevermind.
I hate the Left for what they did to this Great Man
The Lincolnian reference was almost over the top, but if we can put two or three justices like Thomas on the Court, our liberties are safe for the next decade or so.
“Laura Ingraham clerked for him a long time ago. Assuming that she holds his values still (I think she does), she might be good for a SCOTUS appointment.”
I suspect Laura is going to be Ttump’s Press Secretary.
Would you have expected different from Biden?
I’d love to see her and Ann Coulter sitting opposite Sotomayor and Kagan. Check and mate.
If only there were nine Justices like this great man ... it would actually be The Supreme Court for Constitutional issues.
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