Justice Thomas is accountable to no one. The GOP will not vote to remove him from office. Justice Thomas will not recuse himself in conflicts of interest let alone resign. He doesn’t have to and no one can make him.
Every single awful judicial activist being called a Trump Judge is a federalist society member picked by the GOP establishment.
The time and effort devoted to explaining why Justice Thomas must resign or all that is unprecedented about Ginni Thomas’ activism is wasted effort. It would be better spent explaining these two points.
Respectability politics is like treading water and waiting for conservatives to toss you a life jacket. They will never toss it. And when you give up and drown they’ll blame you for giving up. Clearly you didn’t want it enough.
even before Obama had named Garland, and in fact only hours after Scalia’s death was announced, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared any appointment by the sitting president to be null and void. He said the next Supreme Court justice should be chosen by the next president — to be elected later that year. via… Continue reading What Happened With Merrick Garland In 2016 And Why It Matters Now
The long con.
Somewhat unintuitively, American corporations today enjoy many of the same rights as American citizens. Both, for instance, are entitled to the freedom of speech and the freedom of religion. via ‘Corporations Are People’ Is Built on an Incredible 19th-Century Lie Worth a read.
Can we end this charade that the SCOTUS is deciding the constitutionality of the Obama-Care mandate and admit that Justice Kennedy is, for the time being; the 3rd branch of government?