Any bets on if Justice Thomas will recuse himself?

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    Justice Thomas’ spouse is a paid lobbyist who has received $686,589 from the Heritage Foundation, a prominent conservative think tank and opponent of healthcare reform. Justice Thomas failed to report the sum until recently. Ms. Thomas has also received an undisclosed salary as the CEO of Liberty Central, a conservative organization that actively opposes the new law.


    Why isn't he recusing himself?
    Isn't getting more than a half million dollars into your household income a mitigating factor?

    I would think that given his past indiscretions about reporting his household's sources of income, he would be more sensitive to this issue.

    But apparently, he's SO HONEST that he won't think about that cool half a million when he casts his judgment. Honest as the day is long.


    This doesn't pass the STINK TEST CONZ.
    Will you step up and DEMAND higher ethics or will you let it slide, because it's your guy.
    Like you did with Larry Craig? Remember him? The Senator who pled guilty to soliciting toilet sex?
    You guys couldn't kick HIM out either...instead you waited for him to retire so he could collect a nice fat government pension.
    I guess you just don't HAVE any ethics or morality when it comes to this stuff, do you CONZ?
     
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    Why on earth would he recuse himself from a case he doesnt have a conflict on?
     
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    Getting half a million dollars from the other side isn't a conflict of interest?


    Did you not READ that or are you simply STUPID?
     
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    they are too dishonest to admitt he shoud recuse himself.

    Its how the right sees the world.



    ONLY their guys are immune from wrongdoing
     
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    He did not recuse himself from the Monsanto case.
    Although he had links to Monsanto.
     
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    That's what his wife does for a living, not him. No need for recussal. Now Kagen, since she actually worked to get Obamacare passed, she had little choice. But I don't expect a hack like yourself to understand the difference.
     
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    So what? How many of our "elected officials" are bought and sold in much the same way? Isn't that how this bill got here in the first place?
     
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    Good question, any word if Elna Kagan will recuse herself?
     
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    Of course not. What makes this even more of a conflict is that she/Heritage was originally in favor of universal health care. But, Thomas has no integrity.

    But, good news is that they have found against the tax loophole objection. Score one for the 99%.
     
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    So half a million dollars in YOUR household wouldn't influence your decision making at all?

    Yeah. Right.

    Maybe he simply forgot about that half million his wife made?
    He seems to forget about a lot of important stuff. Like filing his wife's financial disclosure forms like a first year law clerk would know to do.
     
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