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TheBlackAdder

(28,497 posts)
Tue Jul 9, 2024, 11:02 PM Jul 9

Clarence Thomas: He got a yacht trip to Russia & Baltics; Helicopter trip to St. Petersberg, Russia?

On page 14 of the PDF Whitehouse posted to his Senate website, there are two lists of gifts to Thomas. The first list describes gifts from far-right real estate magnate Harlan Crow, and the second list shows gifts from other wealthy sponsors, like entrepreneur Anthony Welters — who "loaned" Thomas a luxury RV and then later forgave the loan — and billionaire Wayne Huizenga.

The gifts from Crow date back to 2003, and list excursions like "Yacht trip to Russia and the Baltics" and Helicopter to Yusipov Palace, St. Petersburg." Out of the roughly two dozen gifts Crow gave to Thomas, four are private school tuition payments for his grand-nephew. Many of Crow's other gifts were private jet flights and yacht cruises, including one Sens. Whitehouse and Wyden described as "around Greek islands."

And out of the gifts on the second list, three were from Huizenga, two were from Welters, and five were from former Berkshire Hathaway board member David Sokol. Billionaire Warren Buffett, who owns Berkshire Hathaway, forced Sokol out in 2011 after he learned that Sokol bought a stake in a company he later convinced Buffett's company to buy. Buffett called Sokol's actions "inexplicable" and "inexcusable."

https://www.rawstory.com/supreme-court-justice-clarence-thomas-2668711384/



Dafuq with these Republicans who love Russia now?
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Clarence Thomas: He got a yacht trip to Russia & Baltics; Helicopter trip to St. Petersberg, Russia? (Original Post) TheBlackAdder Jul 9 OP
Which SCOTUS judge is the most corrupt? Blue Owl Jul 9 #1
NONE of them should be accepting gifts Skittles Jul 9 #4
Agreed Mad_Machine76 Jul 10 #17
sure, Clarence is worse Skittles Jul 10 #22
Master Crow must know some real bad shit about his pwb Jul 9 #2
Nope. Money talks Trailrider1951 Jul 10 #5
Whose yacht is he on today CanonRay Jul 9 #3
And we're not supposed to question the GQP's ties to Russia? Initech Jul 10 #6
Here's a direct link to the PDF canetoad Jul 10 #7
+1 dalton99a Jul 10 #14
Crime pays greatly LiberaBlueDem Jul 10 #8
"Dafuq with these Republicans who love Russia now?" It's spelled B.See Jul 10 #9
They are now Russiapublicans; the Republican party is dead. Hermit-The-Prog Jul 10 #10
Just another self serving grifter. Washington leftyladyfrommo Jul 10 #11
Garland will start an investigation on this any day now. Emile Jul 10 #12
Are they auditing his tax return or does he file in Russia? twodogsbarking Jul 10 #13
Livin' the Good Life Kid Berwyn Jul 10 #15
One of Puti's puppies Zilli Jul 10 #16
Impeach! kentuck Jul 10 #18
Why is this man still on our Supreme Court? Beartracks Jul 10 #19
Thomas, moral (?), ethics (?) republianmushroom Jul 10 #20
Of course he did ArkansasDemocrat1 Jul 10 #21
Thomas is the embodiment of the breakdown to law and order in this country. JohnnyRingo Jul 10 #23
Long Dong Silver is doing well working for the Master Tarzanrock Jul 10 #24
Thomas is a criminal who takes Bribes Tarzanrock Jul 10 #25

Zilli

(223 posts)
16. One of Puti's puppies
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 10:32 AM
Jul 10

taking a big steaming dump on our Constitution or using it as a vehicle for his and the maga justices agenda of control and oppression and the greedy power grab for their god king who has been placed above the law. I am sickened by the blatant betrayal and the complete absence of any morals, ethics, honor or integrity.

kentuck

(111,600 posts)
18. Impeach!
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 10:46 AM
Jul 10

As soon as possible. He should be convicted and investigated by a Special Prosecutor. What a corrupt dud!

JohnnyRingo

(18,918 posts)
23. Thomas is the embodiment of the breakdown to law and order in this country.
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 05:36 PM
Jul 10

Not for you and me, we still have to buckle our seat belts, pay our bills, and not steal, lest we suffer the wrath of the bench.
But if you're a wealthy (republican) just ignore whatever rules or regulation are brought to your attention. What are they gonna do? It seems Bob Menendez isn't in that club.

We go to work, they legislate or manipulate courts to cushion their lifestyle against any oversight.
We've become slaves to that machine, and we somehow didn't see it coming.

Tarzanrock

(178 posts)
24. Long Dong Silver is doing well working for the Master
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 08:14 PM
Jul 10

Prevost Marathon Motorhomes are not one of your neighbor's motorhomes. Nice $2 Million dollar bribe for the old Republican Plantation House Negro. Long Dong Silver is doing quite well working for the Master.

https://www.rvt.com/Prevost-Marathon-H345-QS-2019-Fort-Worth-TX-IDs11542586-UX123453

Tarzanrock

(178 posts)
25. Thomas is a criminal who takes Bribes
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 08:17 PM
Jul 10

Thomas is a criminal who takes and accepts "Bribes." Bribery is a crime against the law in every State. Why isn't Thomas being prosecuted? Tell us, Mr. Attorney General? If you can "indict a ham sandwich" -- why can't you "indict" a criminal for bribery? Let Thomas defend himself in a Court of law.

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