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Thu Aug 10, 2023, 10:56 AM Aug 2023

Clarence is in Pro Publica, again. Ruh roh. [View all]


By the numbers:
• At least 38 destination vacations;
• 26 private jet flights;
• 12 VIP passes to pro & college sporting events;
• 2 stays at luxury resorts;
• 1 standing invite to an uber-exclusive golf club

This is disgusting abuse of power.


During his three decades on the Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas has enjoyed steady access to a lifestyle most Americans can only imagine. A cadre of industry titans and ultrawealthy executives have treated him to far-flung vacations aboard their yachts, ushered him into the premium suites at sporting events and sent their private jets to fetch him — including, on more than one occasion, an entire 737. It’s a stream of luxury that is both more extensive and from a wider circle than has been previously understood.

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Disgusted KNR. niyad Aug 2023 #1
Corrupt! Resign Clarence. FSogol Aug 2023 #2
Resign, yes! Remember when corporate media used to use that word when someone corrupted Alexander Of Assyria Aug 2023 #20
He Will Never Change kabi knit Aug 2023 #3
Absolutely agree - Alice Kramden Aug 2023 #28
A 4-5 balance on SCOTUS would cilla4progress Aug 2023 #4
Impeach! DickKessler Aug 2023 #5
Lifetime appointment underpants Aug 2023 #6
Oink,.. oink,.. yum,.. yum.... magicarpet Aug 2023 #7
Can't tell if that's Clarence or Ginni SouthernDem4ever Aug 2023 #32
That's what I'm gonna do. Turbineguy Aug 2023 #8
Clarence...."They're just friends helping me and the wife out." ProudMNDemocrat Aug 2023 #9
I assume FBI agents stopped investigations Ponietz Aug 2023 #10
I assume the FBI never investigated Thomas, gab13by13 Aug 2023 #12
"... needs investigated by the FBI..." dchill Aug 2023 #16
And he gets real pouty and defiant when his immense corruption is pointed out. canuckledragger Aug 2023 #11
I think he is too. gab13by13 Aug 2023 #13
It's hard to make ends meet on only $500K+ in two salaries spooky3 Aug 2023 #14
Their ends are meeting with ribbons and bows of green. Marcuse Aug 2023 #15
enough with the grifting motherfuckers -its past time to put teeth into penalties for this shit bringthePaine Aug 2023 #17
Justice that money can literally buy. LetMyPeopleVote Aug 2023 #18
that's not even 2 destination vacations per year on the SCOTUS maxsolomon Aug 2023 #19
Well to be sure, one of the reporters on this story said that it is probably Bev54 Aug 2023 #21
We know what you did, Clarence... Blue Owl Aug 2023 #22
But you don't even prefer these luxury journeys... Backseat Driver Aug 2023 #25
Stream of consciousness discussions with righties: Mr. Ected Aug 2023 #23
No wonder he hardly ever speaks up. tanyev Aug 2023 #24
I smell a rat. calimary Aug 2023 #26
One wonders... rubbersole Aug 2023 #27
Reparations. Of course? czarjak Aug 2023 #29
infuriating... berksdem Aug 2023 #30
Twelve months of Christmas, Clarence style. twodogsbarking Aug 2023 #31
Ohh Excellent Tweet.. TY, deminks! Cha Aug 2023 #33
Does Clarence get paid for any of the appearances he makes at conservative confabs? LastLiberal in PalmSprings Aug 2023 #34
I'm imagining the rest of the SC... Scully Aug 2023 #35
I am curious what vacations he will take in 2023 and 2024 quakerboy Aug 2023 #36
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