Clarence Thomas' Wife Draws Secret Donors to Tea Party
Group gets $550,000 donation from 2 anonymous donors
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted Jul 7, 2010 10:20 AM CDT
Virginia Lamp Thomas, right,sits with Clarence Thomas before his speech at the Federalist Society in Washington, in this Nov. 15, 2007 file photo.   (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

(Newser) – Virginia “Ginni” Thomas' new think tank has something most Tea Party advocates lack: Deep pockets. The wife of Clarence Thomas founded Liberty Central in November with two donations totaling $550,000 that landed it squarely on the map. Thomas, who two years ago retreated to academia to avoid conflicts of interest with her husband's job, is now very much back in the fray, calling Barack Obama a “hard left” politician pushing the nation toward “tyranny,” Politico reports.

Thomas is “getting to know the Tea Party groups,” she tells a conservative blog. “What I think I can bring to the table is connective tissue between the new people and the old people.” A group director says Liberty Central has already been approved by the Supreme Court’s ethics office, and will deal with any conflicts “on a case-by-case basis.”

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tman3220
Jul 9, 2010 1:00 AM CDT
YESSS!!!!! THIS WAS EXACTLY WHAT WE NEEDED. We done got us a white girl, married to a black guy, we are SOOOO money in the next election. Where are YOUR mixed couples you buncha racist liberals. OH YEAH, you talk all this trash, but we conservatives noticed, when it comes to marriage, OH YEAH, let a boy marry a boy, or vice versa, but they better be the same color. HACK!!!!
spo1
Jul 8, 2010 7:49 AM CDT
Conservative wackos want Democrats/Progressives to believe if only Conservatism had one more chance it can work? The very definition of insanity, isn’t IT? Over and over AGAIN, expecting a different result. Just separate yourselves from Bush/Cheney… bull$#!~ MISINFORMED people into believing they’re part of a NEW Conservative Movement. In OTHER WORDS Republican Party talking points are based on the ignorance of their constituents. They revise history and LIE because they CAN… because morons who vote for Republicans DON’T KNOW THEIR OWN HISTORY! This ain’t NO Tea Party… it’s a damn CLASS WAR! Do I miss George W. Bush? #*~/ NO! WE’VE GOT TO STOP THE MADNESS! America needs a new revolutionary war (or at least give Progressive agenda a chance… FOR ONCE) Let me tell you a brief story about revolutionaries getting the job done. The Republicans/Conservatives of 2010 can be compared to the Loyalists of the 1760’s-1770’s. Loyalists were the Joe Barton’s of their time. Nothing but apologists and flunkies for the British Crown (or British Petroleum). The Loyalists were like the Tea Baggers, sticking up for a bunch of wealthy, corrupt aristocrats The Loyalists did all they could to impede the PROGRESS of our Founding Fathers to form this great nation. They obstructed and spoke out against any talk of CHANGE or an American Revolution. Just like FOX news and AM Radio Free Conservative are doing to a Progressive movement. Thank GOD American Patriots had the wisdom and courage to recognize what a THREAT these Loyalists were to the USA. They ORGANIZED, tracked down these traitors, DESTROYED their printing presses and PUNISHED THEM for their treasonous activities. If the Republicans of today had been in charge in 1776 we’d still be living under the Queen of England… (or at least Goldman Sachs). lol Ohm, I see the Queen is coming to America to save her BP pension. NOTE: I think the Conscious Man Consultants technique is the ONLY way to reach the Republican voters before they do something stupid like give the Congress back to Republican rule. “The Concerned Citizens of America“ concerncitizens.blogspot.com GOD BLESS AMERICA! Happy Independence Day, m#*~/ers! SPO101 As posted on consciousmc.blogspot.com
Cat-Lover
Jul 7, 2010 5:10 PM CDT
Clarence Thomas should recuse himself from anything dealing with America.