It's tough to keep black people in the South from voting when there are intrusive federal laws trying to let black people vote. Have we learned nothing from the blockbuster motion picture Lincoln? Yes, we have learned nothing, and also the Democrats appear to be on some kind of permanent demographic winning streak, say the old white conservatives on the Supreme Court. So it's probably time to put aside these outdated old laws. Why, racism ended a long, long time ago. Especially in the Deep South.
In today's loaded questioning, the four white conservative justices expressed sincere skepticism about the federal law protecting the rights of black voters in [...]
"I did place a call to Ms. Hill at her office extending an olive branch to her after all these years, in hopes that we could ultimately get passed what happened so long ago. That offer still stands, I would be very happy to meet and talk with her if she would be willing to do the same. Certainly no offense was ever intended." —Virginia Thomas, right-wing activist and wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, explains why she left a message on Anita Hill's voicemail asking the Brandeis University professor to "consider an apology sometime and some full explanation of why you did what you did with [...]
Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has formed "a nonprofit lobbying group whose website will organize activism around a set of conservative 'core principles,' she said." Here's some reaction to this news: "Really, considering these people threw the goddamned presidential election in 2000, are we now supposed to feign outrage over one of their spouses being a common teabagger?" It does seem rather small potatoes when you put it that way.