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BigmanPigman

(51,753 posts)
7. We thought she was kidding
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 01:24 AM
Feb 2024

or we would have pressed her for more info. After she died we found out she was not joking. A missed opportunity indeed!

I ran into a friend from Kindergarten when she was 21 and she told me her dad (a doctor and Italian) had her boyfriend's knee caps broken after he raped her. My aunt also mentioned this method of justice.

OMG John Oliver [View all] montanacowboy Feb 2024 OP
I'll chip in a few bucks for that worthy cause. BigmanPigman Feb 2024 #1
Me too montanacowboy Feb 2024 #2
Post removed Post removed Feb 2024 #3
Now wait a second... limbicnuminousity Feb 2024 #5
We thought she was kidding BigmanPigman Feb 2024 #7
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Don't get involved in that. colorado_ufo Feb 2024 #12
Periodically I take a moment birdographer Feb 2024 #20
I hear you, but soldierant Feb 2024 #47
While it's true his cultists are stupid birdographer Feb 2024 #49
Someone should start a gofundme, a bribery fund for the Supreme Court. Irish_Dem Feb 2024 #28
excellent idea! housecat Feb 2024 #48
He'd have to check-in with his boss lady first. chouchou Feb 2024 #4
No shit montanacowboy Feb 2024 #6
Or, as the old saying goes; A HERETIC I AM Feb 2024 #26
I believe they're the same size. SergeStorms Feb 2024 #31
Apparently the sky's the limit when it comes to John Oliver. 16 Emmys buys a lot of cred. Comfortably_Numb Feb 2024 #8
Clearance Thomas, markodochartaigh Feb 2024 #9
Will travel in a free motor home! rubbersole Feb 2024 #11
Clarence will never do it, Oliver should just tell everyone to AdamGG Feb 2024 #10
he will need a Go Fund Me RainCaster Feb 2024 #13
We could do it Farmer-Rick Feb 2024 #17
He has that HBO budget. JohnnyRingo Feb 2024 #14
...no... HotRod Deluxe Feb 2024 #36
But we can't appoint a new justice in an election year! BWdem4life Feb 2024 #15
Mitch set the standard for a simple majority.... NowsTheTime Feb 2024 #59
If you can bribe them to come on gibraltar72 Feb 2024 #16
I hope they had an attorney at law review it before they said it. Jacson6 Feb 2024 #18
Hopefully this won't result in a raise in his existing off-book income JudyM Feb 2024 #19
Let me know when he takes the offer....never. Fla Dem Feb 2024 #21
Thomas is a POS, but this is pointless. The question is why he isn't investigated. themaguffin Feb 2024 #22
It's the court of public opinion weighing in. Irish_Dem Feb 2024 #29
He's never up for election and the only check is Congress who isn't going to do shit themaguffin Feb 2024 #39
Exactly. So all we have left is the court of public opinion. Irish_Dem Feb 2024 #42
Ok, yes we should weigh in, but again, we must stay in reality themaguffin Feb 2024 #44
Thomas would just take the money and stay. Marcuse Feb 2024 #23
He'll never accept... surfered Feb 2024 #24
He might accept just for funzies if he were planning to retire anyway. nt Shermann Feb 2024 #52
Now Justice Kennedy wants to renegotiate his deal. Freethinker65 Feb 2024 #27
Really hope former Justice Kennedy had a VERY long official chat with Jack Smith's team Attilatheblond Feb 2024 #41
Regular people need to start bribing politicians and judges to work for the American people. Irish_Dem Feb 2024 #30
Because "regular people" face consequences. Wednesdays Feb 2024 #35
And they have no bribe money lame54 Feb 2024 #38
Starting a gofundme "vacation fund" for SC justices isn't illegal. Irish_Dem Feb 2024 #43
Absolutely brilliant! Saoirse9 Feb 2024 #32
Thomas would never take a cut in income. rickford66 Feb 2024 #33
Bingo RF DENVERPOPS Feb 2024 #54
This makes me smile LetMyPeopleVote Feb 2024 #34
Why would he do that? What if Thomas accepts? FakeNoose Feb 2024 #37
If Thomas accepts... SpankMe Feb 2024 #40
The Supreme Court rids itself of Thomas Roy Rolling Feb 2024 #46
Uncle Clarence is 75 years old and loves money and motor coaches IronLionZion Feb 2024 #45
GoFundMe? Kennah Feb 2024 #50
But but Biden can't appoint a replacement because it's an election year!!!!1111 Shermann Feb 2024 #51
I bet that was cleared with Legal Department for a few days /nt bucolic_frolic Feb 2024 #53
Yeah, he kept stating that he couldn't believe Xavier Breath Feb 2024 #56
Nominate and confirm Florence Pan as soon as he's gone Thunderbeast Feb 2024 #55
This message was self-deleted by its author traitorsgalore Feb 2024 #57
It's a great publicity stunt for HBO and entertaining for us mucifer Feb 2024 #58
As an aside, If I knew a 75 year old was diving that, I'd get out of the way! NowsTheTime Feb 2024 #60
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