Tag Archives: Clarence Thomas

Affirmative Action may not be completely dead in Michigan after all

In a June 23, 2003 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, upheld the affirmative action admissions policy of the University of Michigan Law School, allowing the University to continue using race as a “predominant” factor when considering new applicants. Not willing to concede defeat, those who fought to have the policy deemed […]

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Contemplating the life of Veronica Lake

It started out innocently enough… I was sitting here, waiting for the storm to begin, and listening to two of my favorite people, Michael McKean and Christopher Guest, discussing one of my favorite films, Sullivan’s Travels, and, then, one thing led to another, and I ended up going one YouTube link too far. Now I’m […]

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Weiner, acknowledging mistakes, gushes apologetically

I had higher hopes for my Weiner. A few days ago, when the penis-posting rumors first started flying about Anthony Weiner – one of my favorite Congressmen – I was tempted to post something here about how he’d been set up by scumbag, bottom-feeding Republican infotainment purveyor Andrew Breitbart. That was, for many of us […]

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Oh, she plays softball….

When asked why they chose to run a 17 year old photo of Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan playing softball on their front page, editors of the Wall Street Journal said, somewhat mater-of-factly, “Because we didn’t have a picture of her fucking a woman.” Of course they didn’t really say that. But the implication was […]

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Clarence Thomas’s wife admits to being absolutely insane

As you know, our country is sick. Many of our friends and neighbors have succumbed to a peculiar form of mental illness known as teabaggery? It’s been traveling, like a virus, through the population for about a year now, and, I’m sad to report, it’s finally reached the U.S. Supreme Court. According to reports in […]

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