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TheBlackAdder

(28,470 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 Wednesday #17
sure, Clarence is worse Skittles Wednesday #22
Master Crow must know some real bad shit about his pwb Jul 9 #2
Nope. Money talks Trailrider1951 Wednesday #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 Wednesday #6
Here's a direct link to the PDF canetoad Wednesday #7
+1 dalton99a Wednesday #14
Crime pays greatly LiberaBlueDem Wednesday #8
"Dafuq with these Republicans who love Russia now?" It's spelled B.See Wednesday #9
They are now Russiapublicans; the Republican party is dead. Hermit-The-Prog Wednesday #10
Just another self serving grifter. Washington leftyladyfrommo Wednesday #11
Garland will start an investigation on this any day now. Emile Wednesday #12
Are they auditing his tax return or does he file in Russia? twodogsbarking Wednesday #13
Livin' the Good Life Kid Berwyn Wednesday #15
One of Puti's puppies Zilli Wednesday #16
Impeach! kentuck Wednesday #18
Why is this man still on our Supreme Court? Beartracks Wednesday #19
Thomas, moral (?), ethics (?) republianmushroom Wednesday #20
Of course he did ArkansasDemocrat1 Wednesday #21
Thomas is the embodiment of the breakdown to law and order in this country. JohnnyRingo Wednesday #23
Long Dong Silver is doing well working for the Master Tarzanrock Wednesday #24
Thomas is a criminal who takes Bribes Tarzanrock Wednesday #25

Zilli

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

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

(111,532 posts)
18. Impeach!
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 10:46 AM
Wednesday

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

JohnnyRingo

(18,902 posts)
23. Thomas is the embodiment of the breakdown to law and order in this country.
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 05:36 PM
Wednesday

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

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

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

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

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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