High-powered entertainment attorney Steve Warren demanded that Justice Clarence Thomas and the rest of the Supreme Court justices act against the Defense of Marriage Act and Prop. 8 during a stirring speech at the GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco last night. “Our basic civil rights are currently being experimented with in 50 different state laboratories,” [...]
Hollywood power attorney Steve Warren delivered another impassioned speech in the name of gay rights at last night’s third leg of the annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco. There he turned his sights again on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the target of his ire at last month’s LA event. Show More Summary
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd offensively roped Clarence Thomas into her column on the arrest on sexual battery charges of Jeffrey Krusinski, the Air Force officer in charge of sexual assault prevention programs for the branch:...Show More Summary
This a a transitional time in the life of my dear friend Chauncey DeVega of "WARN". He is not as close to Chris Hayes so his chances of making on the air at MSNBC are effectively dashed After preparing to see a 'Clarence Thomas'-type...Show More Summary
The panel guests on CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper engaged in a heated debate on Monday over comments made by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas in which he claimed that the first black president needed to have the media’s approval in order to be elected. Show More Summary
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(CNN) – Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, the high court's only African American jurist, opened up recently about his thoughts on race and the White House. Asked if he ever expected to see an African American president in his lifetime, the conservative justice said he always knew "it would have to be a black president [...]
In other words, "they ain't letting any ole n---a" in the White House....
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas did the seemingly impossible -- he turned from court mute to a hit man on President Obama.
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The media treatment of black conservatives has been a hot topic in conservative circles for the past few months, and the latest high-profile figure to weigh in is Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas, who said in an appearance on C-SPAN that the media tears apart any black individual who does not fit a certain mold of "what to except from a black person" in American politics.
Funny, I think more than the “media” and “elites” pressed the lever for Barack Obama. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued, in an interview aired by C-SPAN, that President Obama was elected because he had the approval of “elites and the media.” Those who don’t fit the “prescribed” mold of “what to expect from a [...]
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas expected to see an African-American president in his lifetime — as long as the candidate abided by standards for blacks that are prescribed by “elites and the media,” he said in little-noticed remarks last month. Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas argued, in an interview aired by C-SPAN, that President Obama was elected because he had the approval of "elites and the media." Those who don't fit the "prescribed" mold of "what to expect from a black person," he said, are torn apart by the media.
The famously taciturn Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, the only current black member of the court, said he is not surprised there's a black president. But he knew that it would be one "approved by the elites, the media." "I guess I thought there would be black coaches, bla …
Photo by Nate Miller “I got 99 problems, but a racially sensitive world ain’t one.” Welcome back to the only internet column that is guaranteed to put you in a deep state of depression for weeks at a time. With the assistance of my friends...Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says he always figured there'd be a black president, but that it would have to be someone "the elites" and "the media" approve of—an oblique shot at President Barack Obama. "[T]he thing I alwaysShow More Summary
Another interesting statement is that Thomas himself doesn't like politics and doesn't "understand" politics, either. Judges typically are political, but his career was not that of a typical higher-court-seeking judge. Q: Did you ever expect to see an African American...