Justice Clarence and Ginni Thomas: Modern Day Heroes

 

If anyone doubts whether we still have hateful racists in this country, we only need to listen to the words and study the actions of the political Left. Everything they demand of Americans in terms of equality, everything they purport to condemn such as racism, every idea that they celebrate about fairness and equity has been negated by their own lies and contradictions.

Justice Clarence Thomas and his wife of 35 years, Ginni Thomas, are the epitome of opportunity and pursuit of freedom in the United States of America, and if the political Left were not determined to misrepresent the Left’s political goals for this country, the Thomas’ would be their celebrated couple.

But the Left is blind to its own fabrications and inconsistencies.

And they hate Justice Thomas and his wife.

This admirable couple has especially been under fire during the past year. Although every effort was made to show that they were unduly influencing each other, their activities were independent and ethical. Yet Ginni Thomas was accused of colluding with Donald Trump’s activities on January 6, and the January 6 Committee asked her to voluntarily appear before them. At first, she showed a willingness, but when her attorney, Mark Paoletta investigated further, he stated, “I do not believe there is currently a sufficient basis to speak with Mrs. Thomas.”

A firm but clear statement that Ms. Thomas was not going to be pushed, and that the illegitimate committee would have to justify its actions. One, Mrs. Thomas, zero, the Committee.

After the Roe v. Wade ruling was made, the knives came out for Justice Thomas. Even though he didn’t write the ruling, vile and racist language was used to attack him on Twitter (where several of the statements still appear):

“Clarence Thomas is a dirty porch monkey and as a trans woman I’m giving every one permission to use the n word on him.”

“Clarence Thomas really wants to own slaves and to be able to call Black people
N*****. In front of white people. And laugh. Coon ass motherf*****.”

“Clarence Thomas: just another dumb field N*****.”

“Doesn’t the N***** realize his rights are next?”

“Clarence Thomas is still a n***** slave to his white “nutcase” wife Ginni Thomas and the Supreme Court is an f****** mess. I can’t say it any other way; but it’s the truth no matter what you think.”

I suspect these comments came from white liberals, the very people who accuse the country of being systemically racist.

The radical Left is not called out nearly enough for their duplicity and attacks against Conservative black people. They’ve been very clear that only Blacks who closely follow the Progressive agenda will be accepted; anyone who steps outside that lane will be condemned and repeatedly attacked. In an interview with Tucker Carlson, Mark Paoletta offered the following comment:

The left is racist, Tucker. They expect Clarence Thomas to think the way a Black man should, based on the color of his skin. And Clarence Thomas for 30-40 years has refused to do that, and they want to destroy him. And that is what they’ve been doing in coming after him and the bottom line is, Clarence Thomas doesn’t care at all what they think.

At least the Left is consistent: they make no secret about their power-hungry motives and their demands for compliance with their goals. As of yesterday, nearly a million people have signed a petition to remove or impeach Justice Thomas.

My favorite ironic comment, though, came from Hillary Clinton, when she was recently interviewed for her perspective on Justice Thomas:

‘I went to law school with him,’ said Clinton, a 1973 graduate of Yale Law School. (Thomas received his J.D. from the school a year later.) ‘He’s been a person of grievance for as long as I’ve known him. Resentment, grievance, anger.’

Who is she talking about? Justice Thomas? Or herself?

But Hillary seems to be ignorant of the rise in prestige that Justice Thomas has been experiencing in recent years. And he would have every reason to harbor resentments after the way he was treated at his Senate hearings. Instead, he has served on the Court with honor, and he and his wife have built a lasting and respect-filled marriage, in spite of all the slings and arrows that have been sent their way.

Thank you, Justice and Ms. Thomas for your perseverance, commitment to the Constitution, and dedication to this country. You are exemplars of how far we have come as a country in spite of the forces of hatred and evil. May we never forget this moment in history. We are forever in your debt.

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  1. Gary Robbins Member
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    I love Clarence Thomas.  Ginny Thomas appears to have gone over the edge.  However, her husband should not be blamed for her excesses.  

    This is a great post.

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  2. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I love Clarence Thomas. Ginny Thomas appears to have gone over the edge. However, her husband should not be blamed for her excesses.

    This is a great post.

    Thanks, Gary.  You object to people who passionately support Trump. That doesn’t mean she’s gone over the edge. For today, can we just appreciate her courage in standing by her husband over these many years and her commitment to being politically active. Please?

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  3. Gary Robbins Member
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    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I love Clarence Thomas. Ginny Thomas appears to have gone over the edge. However, her husband should not be blamed for her excesses.

    This is a great post.

    Thanks, Gary. You object to people who passionately support Trump. That doesn’t mean she’s gone over the edge. For today, can we just appreciate her courage in standing by her husband over these many years and her commitment to being politically active. Please?

    Until a few weeks ago, I fully supported and loved Ginny Thomas. 

    Since it has come out that she sought to have state legislatures overturn their electoral college votes, I have changed my mind.  I am deeply disappointed by that.

    But to address your point, I think that Ginny Thomas has courage in her love and support of her husband.  I am with you on that.

    Great post.  

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  4. Gary Robbins Member
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    One other point.  I have bought and read the biography of Justice Thomas by Andrew Peyton Thomas, and Clarence Thomas’ autobiography “My Grandfather’s Son.”   I have bought but have not read yet the new book “Created Equal.”

    I love Clarence Thomas.

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  5. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    One other point. I have bought and read the biography of Justice Thomas by Andrew Peyton Thomas, and Clarence Thomas’ autobiography “My Grandfather’s Son.” I have bought but have not read yet the new book “Created Equal.”

    I love Clarence Thomas.

    His autobiography is wonderful, as is the book Maverick that Jason Riley wrote about him. 

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  6. DonG (CAGW is a Hoax) Coolidge
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    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    I love Clarence Thomas. Ginny Thomas appears to have gone over the edge. However, her husband should not be blamed for her excesses.

    This is a great post.

    Thanks, Gary. You object to people who passionately support Trump. That doesn’t mean she’s gone over the edge. For today, can we just appreciate her courage in standing by her husband over these many years and her commitment to being politically active. Please?

     

    useful idiot noun

    : a naive or credulous person who can be manipulated or exploited to advance a cause or political agenda It is one task of the KGB [in 1982] to apply its skills of secrecy and deception to projecting the Soviet party’s influence. This it does through contacts with legal Communist Parties abroad, with groups sympathetic to Soviet goals, with do-gooders of the type that Lenin once described as “useful idiots” … . — The Wall Street Journal

    First Known Use of useful idiot:  1864, in the meaning defined above

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  7. Gary Robbins Member
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    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    One other point. I have bought and read the biography of Justice Thomas by Andrew Peyton Thomas, and Clarence Thomas’ autobiography “My Grandfather’s Son.” I have bought but have not read yet the new book “Created Equal.”

    I love Clarence Thomas.

    His autobiography is wonderful, as is the book Maverick that Jason Riley wrote about him.

    I think that Jason Riley’s book “Maverick” is about Thomas Sowell, not Clarence Thomas.  Both of them are heroes to me.  

    By way of a tangent, if I had it all my way, Tim Scott would be the next president of the United States.  A great man.  We have a whole cadre of great African-American Republicans.  

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  8. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):
    I think that Jason Riley’s book “Maverick” is about Thomas Sowell, not Clarence Thomas.  Both of them are heroes to me.

    Oops! My bad. You are correct. I must be a racist since I mixed up two eminent black men. Sigh.

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  9. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    Gary just can’t help himself. A wonderful tribute to a brave woman, and Gary Robbins just has to troll it.

     

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  10. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Gary just can’t help himself. A wonderful tribute to a brave woman, and Gary Robbins just has to troll it.

     

    . . . in which case, let’s just move along . . . 

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  11. Bryan G. Stephens Thatcher
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    A wonderful post Susan. I cannot imagine what they have to live through. We don’t always remember the impact on families. 

    God bless them both and protect them from the forces of evil on the left, and the apparent evil people on the right.

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  12. Gary Robbins Member
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Gary just can’t help himself. A wonderful tribute to a brave woman, and Gary Robbins just has to troll it.

    Oh Bryan.

    You just can’t help yourself.

    The post is about Ginny Thomas.  I disagreed with a portion of that.  My disagreement hardly constitutes “trolling.”

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  13. Gary Robbins Member
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    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    A wonderful post Susan. I cannot imagine what they have to live through. We don’t always remember the impact on families.

    God bless them both and protect them from the forces of evil on the left, and the apparent evil people on the right.

    FIFY.

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  14. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):
    FIFY.

    Stop it. Now. That goes for Bryan, too.

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  15. Gary Robbins Member
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    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Bryan G. Stephens (View Comment):

    Gary just can’t help himself. A wonderful tribute to a brave woman, and Gary Robbins just has to troll it.

     

    . . . in which case, let’s just move along . . .

    I agree.  I have said what I needed to say, and am happy to honor your request.  This is a great post.

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  16. Gary Robbins Member
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    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    Gary Robbins (View Comment):
    FIFY.

    Stop it. Now. That goes for Bryan, too.

    I will honor your request.  Also, I need to get going to drive the 300+ miles to see my mother for the next week.  Thank yu for an opportunity to leave this post.  Blessings.

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  17. Blondie Thatcher
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    I still haven’t watched John Yoo’s interview with Justice Thomas, but it is on my list. I have always had great respect for him. The more I learn about both of them, that respect only grows. 

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  18. ctlaw Coolidge
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    https://www.justicethomasmovie.com/

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  19. Henry Racette Member
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    Susan Quinn: “Clarence Thomas is a dirty porch monkey and as a trans woman I’m giving every one permission to use the n word on him.”

    I particularly like the sense of entitlement, of privilege, implied by “as a trans woman I’m giving every one permission,” as if his status as a guy who cross-dresses grants him some kind of moral authority.

    These people are clowns. Mean, ugly, ignorant, nasty clowns, but clowns.

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  20. Jim McConnell Member
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    Henry Racette (View Comment):

    Susan Quinn: “Clarence Thomas is a dirty porch monkey and as a trans woman I’m giving every one permission to use the n word on him.”

    I particularly like the sense of entitlement, of privilege, implied by “as a trans woman I’m giving every one permission,” as if his status as a guy who cross-dresses grants him some kind of moral authority.

    These people are clowns. Mean, ugly, ignorant, nasty clowns, but clowns.

    I was about to comment on the above quote, but you did it much better. Thanks, Henry.

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  21. Randy Weivoda Moderator
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    Susan Quinn:

    My favorite ironic comment, though, came from Hillary Clinton, when she was recently interviewed for her perspective on Justice Thomas:

    ‘I went to law school with him,’ said Clinton, a 1973 graduate of Yale Law School. (Thomas received his J.D. from the school a year later.) ‘He’s been a person of grievance for as long as I’ve known him. Resentment, grievance, anger.’

    Who is she talking about? Justice Thomas? Or herself?

    Hillary never disappoints.  She can always be counted on to be full of . . . malarkey, to use Biden’s phrase.

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  22. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    Blondie (View Comment):

    I still haven’t watched John Yoo’s interview with Justice Thomas, but it is on my list. I have always had great respect for him. The more I learn about both of them, that respect only grows.

     I just watched it, and he’s such an outstanding man. One of his comments–that he doesn’t care what other people say about him–demonstrates such confidence and self-respect. Conservatives would be much more powerful if they followed his example.

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  23. DrewInWisconsin, Unapologetic Oaf Member
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    Gary Robbins (View Comment):

    Ginny Thomas appears to have gone over the edge.

    Shame on you.

    Why The J6 Committee’s Attacks On Ginni Thomas’s Free Speech Are A Totalitarian Attack On Every American

    The left has expressed a special hatred for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for decades. Thomas stands for everything our elites hate: free speech, due process, fair elections, and every individual right in the Constitution’s Bill of Rights. Paradoxically, the left seems to find this especially galling because he is the descendant of slaves.

    But for all these decades, they haven’t been able to get him. Cue House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s show trial masquerading as an investigation of a three-hour protest at the Capitol on January 6, 2021. It was a protest that got out of hand when the Capitol Police took the most peculiar step of opening the Capitol doors wide to the protesters.

    And who is the congressional committee’s scapegoat of choice for the J6 star chamber? Thomas’s wife, Ginni. Interestingly, PolitiFact concluded that there is no evidence Mrs. Thomas had anything to do with organizing the Jan. 6 protests. So the committee and its media cohorts have been on a propagandistic fishing expedition.

    For example, they located some text messages with then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in which Thomas expressed concerns about the 2020 electoral process. They dug up emails in which she asked Trump lawyer John Eastman to provide updates on what was going on with election litigation. And so on. They’ll keep trying to cobble together their desired picture. In the end, they’ll just make it all up (a specialty of Rep. Adam Schiff’s, D-Calif.)

    So, since they haven’t been able to destroy Justice Thomas after years of trying, they hope to get to him through his wife. It’s a sickening tactic, one reflecting the worst of totalitarian regimes, including Joseph Stalin’s Russia and Mao Zedong’s China. But the tactic reveals an even deeper goal. They detest anyone who dares defend real freedom. And they can’t stand anyone who exercises that freedom.

    So watch what they are doing to Ginni Thomas: their disrespect for her private life, their double standards of justice, their shameless smear campaigns. Observe their intent to destroy her husband through her. Watch it. Because it is what they have in mind for you and me and any American who values freedom and a private life.

    . . .

    So much for the Bill of Rights. Attacking family members — and the private lives of perceived opponents — is behavior typical of all totalitarian systems. Ginni Thomas is simply the private citizen whom the committee hopes to parade as an example of what will happen to you (and your families) if you don’t conform and comply with their demands.

    If you think you’ll be able to live unmolested by elitists who so routinely abuse their power, think again.

    Shame on you, Gary.

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  24. Al Sparks Thatcher
    Al Sparks
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    I think that Ginny Thomas has made things more difficult for her husband.  There can’t be a law against it — she’s got free speech rights just like anyone else — but she should have found something else to do besides politics, especially her brand of politics.

    Her husband has been a very effective Associate Justice for our side.  That she threatens to make him less effective — or worse, cause his downfall — in becoming his Achilles heel is too bad.

     

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  25. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    Al Sparks (View Comment):

    I think that Ginny Thomas has made things more difficult for her husband. There can’t be a law against it — she’s got free speech rights just like anyone else — but she should have found something else to do besides politics, especially her brand of politics.

    Her husband has been a very effective Associate Justice for our side. That she threatens to make him less effective — or worse, cause his downfall — in becoming his Achilles heel is too bad.

     

    For all we know, he’s encouraged her. Neither one of them has been afraid of tackling difficult issues. Both have known what the other was getting into. I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that they are very proud and supportive of each other. I doubt she will make him less effective; in fact I think he’s being celebrated more than ever. But I could be wrong.

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  26. Al Sparks Thatcher
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    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    For all we know, he’s encouraged her. Neither one of them has been afraid of tackling difficult issues. Both have known what the other was getting into. I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that they are very proud and supportive of each other. I doubt she will make him less effective; in fact I think he’s being celebrated more than ever. But I could be wrong.

    For all we know… Perhaps.

    But Ginny Thomas’s access to the Trump Administration was based on her being the wife of Clarence.  Not on Ginny herself.  That in itself would suggest caution.  And humility.

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  27. Manny Member
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    I think very highly of Clarence Thomas.  I have done so ever since I read his autobiography.  Someone said in a different post he was the greatest living American.  On giving that reflection I would agree.  

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  28. I Walton Member
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    Al Sparks (View Comment):

    Susan Quinn (View Comment):

    For all we know, he’s encouraged her. Neither one of them has been afraid of tackling difficult issues. Both have known what the other was getting into. I wouldn’t be surprised to learn that they are very proud and supportive of each other. I doubt she will make him less effective; in fact I think he’s being celebrated more than ever. But I could be wrong.

    For all we know… Perhaps.

    But Ginny Thomas’s access to the Trump Administration was based on her being the wife of Clarence. Not on Ginny herself. That in itself would suggest caution. And humility.

    She’s aggressive and smart.  Of course she can’t ignore her Husbands position but has exercised power and influence from the beginning.   She politically incorrectly went after the fraud in the  last election.  I find the attacks on her political and  racist. She married a black.  Give us a break.

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  29. Susan Quinn Contributor
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    I Walton (View Comment):
    She’s aggressive and smart.  Of course she can’t ignore her Husbands position but has exercised power and influence from the beginning.   She politically incorrectly went after the fraud in the  last election.  I find the attacks on her political and  racist. She married a black.  Give us a break.

    The attacks do make me wonder. Whoopi Goldberg and Samuel Jackson commented on his interracial marriage, saying that Justice Thomas probably wouldn’t touch those laws. Which had nothing to do with the issue at hand. But I think those were racist comments. Funny thing, Whoopi Goldberg was married at least once to a white man . . . but of course, she’s not a Justice.

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  30. Rodin Member
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    We need an emoji that serves as a thread “hijack alert”.

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