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Latest Clarence Thomas Items
Eleanor McCullen clutches a baby's hat knit in pink and blue as she patrols a yellow semicircle painted on the sidewalk outside a Planned Parenthood health clinic on a frigid December morning with snow in the forecast.
Radio host Rush Limbaugh accused President Obama on Friday of trying to do "everything and anything he can to link himself to" Nelson Mandela after the former South African president's death.
Senate Republicans are standing up, so far, to President Obama's attempt to pack the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit with radical judicial activists. A filibuster blocked a vote on the confirmation of Cornelia Pillard last week and of Patricia Millett two weeks before that. Predictably, Senate Democrats declared that the forthright Republican opposition was another skirmish in the "war on women."
Pols ranging from mayors to mascot presidents have run — though none was as fast as the future Justice Clarence Thomas, who ran in 3:11:00 in 1980, well before he traded his running shorts for a robe on the high court.
A Catholic bishop warned against the divisive arguing and selfish behavior that's grown prevalent on Capitol Hill, during Sunday's annual Red Mass dedicated to the U.S. Supreme Court and the nation's elected officials.
Is an employee at the Homeland Security Department also a racist preparing blacks for a campaign of violence against whites?
When do insensitive words destroy reputations? It all depends.
The answer to "Is one-party rule dividing America? Concentration of power can lead to overreach, backlash" (Web, June 27) is yes. But besides the issues mentioned in this article, the religious morality of the two parties has a significant effect on our nation.
When affirmative action was first introduced decades ago, it occasioned a raucous national debate riven with charges of reverse discrimination ("Colorblind justice," Commentary, June 28). How, many wondered, could two wrongs make a right? Many of us were willing to accept the inherent contradiction in the belief that occasional discrimination against whites and Asians would tighten the social fabric, something we wished to see. This discrimination, though noxious, was the price to pay for better societal cohesion. And it has worked, unintended consequences and all, for we have fashioned a more-just society.