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Wed Feb 27, 2013, 08:57 PM

Tweet: "Scalia should forget the black robe and simply wear his white hood to court."

That is all.

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Reply Tweet: "Scalia should forget the black robe and simply wear his white hood to court." (Original post)
ProfessionalLeftist Feb 2013 OP
Cali_Democrat Feb 2013 #1
Chisox08 Feb 2013 #4
backscatter712 Feb 2013 #20
radicalliberal Feb 2013 #29
kimbutgar Feb 2013 #30
SouthernGirl2 Feb 2013 #43
backscatter712 Mar 2013 #44
uponit7771 Feb 2013 #23
sakabatou Feb 2013 #33
Jack Rabbit Feb 2013 #36
reACTIONary Feb 2013 #41
name not needed Feb 2013 #42
Cleita Feb 2013 #2
ProfessionalLeftist Feb 2013 #3
Tx4obama Feb 2013 #5
jeff47 Feb 2013 #15
Heywood J Feb 2013 #22
lsewpershad Feb 2013 #25
closeupready Feb 2013 #28
Nine Feb 2013 #31
noiretextatique Feb 2013 #38
canuckledragger Feb 2013 #40
Scalded Nun Feb 2013 #6
asjr Feb 2013 #7
pscot Feb 2013 #16
ajk2821 Feb 2013 #32
Jamaal510 Feb 2013 #8
SCVDem Feb 2013 #9
heather blossom Feb 2013 #10
Skittles Feb 2013 #11
marions ghost Feb 2013 #12
Pakid Feb 2013 #13
PADemD Feb 2013 #34
apocalypsehow Feb 2013 #14
mountain grammy Feb 2013 #17
alfredo Feb 2013 #18
backscatter712 Feb 2013 #19
SunSeeker Feb 2013 #21
Puzzledtraveller Feb 2013 #24
samsingh Feb 2013 #26
pokerfan Feb 2013 #27
hedgehog Feb 2013 #35
mcgarry50 Feb 2013 #37
blkmusclmachine Feb 2013 #39

Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 08:58 PM

1. Uncle Thomas too

He's like Clayton Bigsby

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Response to Cali_Democrat (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 09:32 PM

4. Thomas is more of an Uncle Ruckus.

If the Supreme Court knocks down the Voting Act it will be a dark day in American history. There is a reason why it was passed and it is the same reason why it is still needed and expanded to all states.

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Response to Chisox08 (Reply #4)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 11:50 PM

20. You've seen Thomas' new portrait:

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #20)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 11:46 AM

29. How revealing . . .

A mean, bitter old man.

He actually grew up under Jim Crow and ended up supporting the people who defended and practiced it. That makes no sense to me. Almost sounds like mental illness.

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #20)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 12:11 PM

30. Ha Ha when I saw the movie and this character I immediately thought of "Mr. Steppin Fetchit"

for his white master Clarence Thomas also. He is such a race traitor it makes my head spin.

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #20)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 09:25 PM

43. Prefect match!

backscatter712

I hated Steven fiercely on Django. He and Clarence Thomas are the perfect match.

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Response to SouthernGirl2 (Reply #43)

Fri Mar 1, 2013, 04:33 PM

44. I couldn't have said it better myself! n/t

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Response to Chisox08 (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 08:25 AM

23. +1

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Response to Chisox08 (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 12:52 PM

33. That's what I always saw him as

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Response to Chisox08 (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 02:24 PM

36. Actually, if it were expanded to all the states that would make the suit moot

The old Confedercy is tired of being picked on, and I agree. Ohio and Pennsylvania were almost as egregious as Florida in declaring war on poor voters in 2012. They, too, need to be scrutinized for racist voting practices.

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Response to Jack Rabbit (Reply #36)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 08:21 PM

41. +10! The constitution gurantees a "republic form of government"...

... in all states. A republican government (democracy) requires voter's rights. The federal government is responsible to ensure voter's rights under the constitution.

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Response to Chisox08 (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 08:34 PM

42. Not quite.

Uncle Ruckus actually speaks.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 09:06 PM

2. Great tweet, but it doesn't really help.

They are still going to eff things up.

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Response to Cleita (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 09:25 PM

3. I know. The entire United States

Gone. They've turned it into a fascist dictatorship. All the way to the top.

Vile. And no one can (or wants to) stop them.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 09:41 PM

5. Considering the history of Italian-Americans in The USA - that tweet is ridiculous


1891
New Orleans prejudice and discrimination results in lynching of 11 Italians, the largest mass lynching in United States history.

The lynching of 11 Italians in New Orleans in 1891, the largest mass lynching in American history, was a terribly violent occasion that provoked an international crisis as Italy formally protested and demanded restitution to the families of the victims. It was the most extreme result of prejudice and discrimination. Virtually every newcomer ethnic group into this country has experienced a degree of discrimination, however, the New Orleans incident graphically illustrated the excessive cost that prejudice and discrimination could exact. The background to the event seemed simple enough. When the police commissioner of New Orleans was killed, suspicion fell upon eleven Sicilian immigrants who were put on trial but were declared not guilty.

-snip-

http://www.niaf.org/milestones/year_1891.asp



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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #5)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 11:15 PM

15. Because nothing happened in the intervening years

There used to be racism and violence directed against pretty much any group except those of English or Scottish decent.

They put their differences aside for racism against blacks, asians and latinos in the intervening years.

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 08:25 AM

22. OK, but show me

where Italians still face that 120 years later? Blacks still do in some parts of the country.

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 11:11 AM

25. Really?

How so? His actions seem to fovor the rich and powerful white elite mafia style.

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 11:45 AM

28. It's hyperbole. !

Don't take everything so seriously.

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 12:17 PM

31. No, it's ridiculous to imply that Italian-Americans (or any other group) can't be racist. (nt)

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 04:15 PM

38. are you aware that some italian-americans strongly dislike black people?

remember bensonhurst?

The statements made by these teens are a sharp reminder that although racism has seemed to improve in the mostly Italian neighborhood of Bensonhurst since the murder of Yusuf Hawkins almost 11 years ago, the feelings of prejudice are just under the surface in many young people.

On the night of August 23, 1989, 16-year-old Hawkins and three friends came to the neighborhood to look at a used car. About 30 white youths carrying bats and sticks (one with a gun) immediately approached them. The white kids were furious that the ex-girlfriend of one of the group members had invited minorities to her 18th birthday party. They thought that Hawkins and his friends were there for the party and attacked them, shooting Hawkins dead.

http://journalism.nyu.edu/publishing/archives/race_class/cops_benson/bensonhurst.htm

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #5)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 07:21 PM

40. I learned about that incident after a movie was made about it my hometown

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0162735/

A friend of mine got work as an extra in that movie...they used my hometown in Kingston, Ontario for some of the filming locations on account of all the old limestone and other vintage architecture.


Been a while since I seen it though, I didn't know it was based on real events (or possibly forgot altogether till i seen it posted here)

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 09:45 PM

6. In so many areas around this country

there is evil at work...and this is only the part we can actually see.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 09:58 PM

7. Scalia is angry that he will not be the next Pope.

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Response to asjr (Reply #7)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 11:19 PM

16. Do you know for a fact that he won't be the next pope?

Opus Dei can work miracles, they say.

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Response to pscot (Reply #16)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 12:51 PM

32. You might be on to something

Can we start a campaign for this? He could be as evil as he wants in the Vatican city and President Obama gets to replace him. It is win/win!

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 10:02 PM

8. Scalia inadvertently proved why we still need to preserve the VR Act as it is.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 10:12 PM

9. So they say that this is behind them.

They have grown they say.

Let's Google Obama and see how many Jim Crow insults are thrown at him up to this week!

We have moved some but over the need? HELL NO!!!

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 10:24 PM

10. ain't that the truth

Wish Congress had the cojones to impeach him.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 10:25 PM

11. he is DISGUSTING

he has no business being ANY kind of judge, let alone a SUPREME COURT judge

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 10:26 PM

12. Voting protection is an "entitlement"

....oh yeah....

He should know entitlement.



How long do we have to suffer these fools?

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 10:47 PM

13. Anyone have an address for Scalia

I would love to send him a nice white sheet complete with eye cut outs.

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Response to Pakid (Reply #13)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 12:53 PM

34. Please do

Supreme Court of the United States
1 First St NE
Washington, DC 20543

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 10:56 PM

14. Careful! You'll be accused of "bigotry" if you keep this up; Scalia has a (small) fan club:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=forum&id=1172

And a passionate one at that!



Kick, Rec.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 11:21 PM

17. I will live as long as necessary to dance on Fat Tony's grave. May it be soon.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 11:36 PM

18. He doesn't like the white robe because it makes his butt look big.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 11:47 PM

19. Substitute Stephen Colbert's new uniform for the KKK...

Especially the transparent hood, secured with a rubber band around the neck.

http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/423361/january-30-2013/non-racist-kkk?xrs=share_copy

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Wed Feb 27, 2013, 11:52 PM

21. Scalia has embarrassed our country. He is a disgrace. nt

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 08:27 AM

24. But Sith Lords wear black, not white

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 11:35 AM

26. agreed

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 11:43 AM

27. How did this asshole ever get on the bench?

Oh yeah...



In 1986, Scalia was appointed by Reagan to the Supreme Court to fill the associate justice seat vacated when Justice William Rehnquist was elevated to Chief Justice. Whereas Rehnquist's confirmation was contentious, Scalia was asked few difficult questions by the Senate Judiciary Committee, and faced no opposition. Scalia was unanimously confirmed by the Senate, and took his seat on September 26, 1986. (Wikipedia)

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 12:55 PM

35. KICK!

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 04:06 PM

37. scalia

 

you hope that the voters will remember these people come election time, republicons suck.

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Original post)

Thu Feb 28, 2013, 07:04 PM

39. I see what you did there.

Can't blame Scalia, though. His calendar DOES say it's 1813.

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