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  •  BTW, does (or can) Thomas even think for himself (3+ / 0-)
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    LSophia, blue jersey mom, caliblue

    or does he merely ride the coattails of Scalia et al? Not that I want to hear him try to rationalize a decision, mind you. Its merely my curiosity.

    Can I get a Grey Goose on the rocks over here?!

    by G Contractor on Tue Jul 01, 2014 at 11:48:42 AM PDT

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    •  He rationalizes his decisions the same way (1+ / 0-)
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      grover

      all the others do -- in written opinions, which he writes in the same numbers as all the others. He announces them from the bench the same way all the others do.

      Historically, he's agreed with Scalia less reliably than many other pairings, including most of the liberal justice pairs. He differs from Scalia on reasoning in important and dangerous ways, and is closer to Alito.

      Is there something special about this particular Yale Law School graduate that make you wonder if he can think for himself?

    •  Never shown much sign of any thought. He only a... (0+ / 0-)

      Never shown much sign of any thought. He only asks a question once a decade.

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