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Commentary :: DNC : International : Politics : Social Welfare
IF DISHONEST U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS THINKS SO LITTLE ABOUT THE INTEGRITY OF THE SUPREME COURT, WE CAN ALL ONLY IMAGINE WHAT ELSE IS GOING ON UP THERE ???
09 Feb 2011
U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS HAS CRO$$ED THE POINT OF NO RETURN in DOING THE PEOPLES BIDDING IN AN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT IN DESPERATE NEED OF EXEMPLIFYING LEADRS WITH INTEGRITY NOT SELFISH DECEIT !!!
AMERICANS IN GENERAL ARE PRETTY MUCH A VERY FORGIVING LOT FROM ALL OUR VARIOUS POLITICAL PERSUASIONS, BUT THERE ALSO COMES A TIME IN POLITICS OF NO RETURN U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS !

PRESIDENT RICHARD NIXON COMES TO MIND WHEN WE THINK OF CERTAIN ELITE AMERICAN'S WHO PUT THE PRESTIGE OF AMERICA BEFORE THEIR OWN SELFISH MOTIVES.


WE ALL MIGHT NOT AGREE THAT FORMER PRESIDENT NIXON WAS GUILTY OR INNOCENT,BUT THIS MAN UNDERSTOOD VERY WELL THAT JUST
THE IMAGE OF BEING GUILTY AND STILL ATTEMPTING TO CONTINUE SERVING IN HIS ELECTIVE OFFICE COULD DO GREAT HARM TO OUR AMERICAN GOVERNMENT.

HE OBVIOUSLY MADE THE DIFFICULT DECISION OF RESIGNING HIS POSITION IN THE WHITE~HOUSE
FOR OUR COUNTRIES BENEFIT AND NOT HIS OWN SELFISH MOTIVE$....

WELL, OUR CURRENT U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS HAS DECIDED
TO PUT OUR WHOLE GREAT NATION THROUGH FUTURE INTERNATIONAL & NATIONAL EMBARRASSMENT AND IS IN OUR OPINION ONLY THINKING OF HIS OWN BEST INTERESTS AND NOT OUR COUNTRIES !!!

WE ALL DO NOT WANT TO JUDGE WHY JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS AND HIS WIFE VIRGINIA DECIDED TO GO FOR THE $$ AND GIVE UP THEIR INTEGRITY, BUT THERE COMES A POINT IN TIME
THAT OTHERS AROUND JUSTICE THOMAS SHOULD REMIND HIM ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE FOR OUR NATION AND THAT HE LIKE FORMER PRESIDENT NIXON NEEDS TO START TO PUT OUR COUNTRY AHEAD OF HIS & HIS WIFES OWN BEST SELFI$H INTERST$$$....

LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS ENCOURAGES
EVERYONE IN AMERICAN POLITICS TO PLEASE PUT ON OUR THINKING CAPS AND START TO ONCE AGAIN TO START BUILDING OUR FUTURE GOVERNMENT WHERE THE TRUST AND INTEGRITY OF THOSE ELECTED OR NON~ELECTED GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS DOING THE PEOPLES
BIDDING IN AND OUT OF WASHINGTON DC ARE NOT ONLY DOING THE BIDDING OF THESE BEHIND THE CURTAIN AMERICAN OR FOREIGN WEALTHY ELITE BILLIONAIRE$.


LAWYERS FOR POOR AMERICANS CALLS ON JUSTICE THOMAS AND HIS WIFE TO PLEASE PUT OUR COUNTRIES FUTURE AHEAD OF YOUR LOST
CREDIBILITY AND FUTILE FUTURE ATTEMPTS OF CONVINCING ALL OUR HONEST AMERICAN'S LOOKING FOR PROPER CHANGE IN OUR U.S. POLITICAL OFFICIALS ,THAT YOU BOTH CAN ONCE AGAIN BE TRUSTED IN OUR COUNTRIES FUTURE GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS.


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WASHINGTON POST
44 POLITICS AND POLICY
IN OBAMA'S WASHINGTON

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 02/ 9/2011

House Democrats say Justice Thomas should recuse himself in health-care case

By Felicia Sonmez

Seventy-four House Democrats have signed a letter to Clarence Thomas asking the Supreme Court justice to recuse himself from any deliberations on the constitutionality of the national health care overhaul, arguing that his wife's work as a lobbyist creates "the appearance of a conflict of interest."

The move is the latest indication that the court battle over the health-care law's constitutionality -- which is expected to be ultimately decided by the Supreme Court -- has already become a political tit-for-tat.

"The appearance of a conflict of interest merits recusal under federal law," the House Democrats wrote. "From what we have already seen, the line between your impartiality and you and your wife's financial stake in the overturn of health-care reform is blurred. Your spouse is advertising herself as a lobbyist who has 'experience and connections' and appeals to clients who want a particular decision -- they want to overturn health-care reform. Moreover, your failure to disclose Ginny Thomas's receipt of $686,589 from the Heritage Foundation, a prominent opponent of health-care reform, between 2003 and 2007 has raised great concern."

The House Democrats' letter follows a suggestion made by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) last week that Supreme Court Justice Elana Kagan should recuse herself from any consideration of the health care law's constitutionality because of her previous position as U.S. Solicitor General.

"I think that Kagan, who was the solicitor general at the time this was all done, probably should recuse herself, which means it might not be resolved by the Supreme Court," Hatch told Fox News last week. "That means the lower court decision will be the acting law."

Here is the full text of the Democrats' letter:

The Honorable Justice Clarence Thomas
United States Supreme Court Building
1 First Street Northeast
Washington D.C., DC 20543

Dear Justice Thomas:

As an Associate Justice, you are entrusted with the responsibility to exercise the highest degree of discretion and impartiality when deciding a case. As Members of Congress, we were surprised by recent revelations of your financial ties to leading organizations dedicated to lobbying against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. We write today to respectfully ask that you maintain the integrity of this court and recuse yourself from any deliberations on the constitutionality of this act.

The appearance of a conflict of interest merits recusal under federal law. From what we have already seen, the line between your impartiality and you and your wife's financial stake in the overturn of healthcare reform is blurred. Your spouse is advertising herself as a lobbyist who has "experience and connections" and appeals to clients who want a particular decision - they want to overturn health care reform. Moreover, your failure to disclose Ginny Thomas's receipt of $686,589 from the Heritage Foundation, a prominent opponent of healthcare reform, between 2003 and 2007 has raised great concern.

This is not the first case where your impartiality was in question. As Common Cause points out, you "participated in secretive political strategy sessions, perhaps while the case was pending, with corporate leaders whose political aims were advanced by the [5-4] decision" on the Citizens United case. Your spouse also received an undisclosed salary paid for by undisclosed donors as CEO of Liberty Central, a 501(c)(4) organization that stood to benefit from the decision and played an active role in the 2010 elections.

Given these facts, there is a strong conflict between the Thomas household's financial gain through your spouse's activities and your role as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. We urge you to recuse yourself from this case. If the US Supreme Court's decision is to be viewed as legitimate by the American people, this is the only correct path.

We appreciate your thoughtful consideration of this request.

Sincerely,

ANTHONY D. WEINER
Member of Congress

By Felicia Sonmez | February 9, 2011; 12:21 PM ET
Categories: 44 The Obama Presidency
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E MAIL ADDRESS.

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WE ENJOY BRINGING ALL our fellow little Americans
THE GOOD LIFE OVER THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITIES WORLD WIDE WEB.

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424-247-2013.

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