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You Knew This Was Coming, Right?
Power Line, by Paul Mirengoff

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 12/7/2017 4:50:53 AM

Jay Kaganoff, writing in the Washington Post says: “Fellow conservatives, it’s time to call on Clarence Thomas to resign.” No it isn’t. The controversy over Anita Hill’s allegations against Justice Thomas has nothing material in common with the cases of Al Franken, John Conyers, or Roy Moore. First, Thomas categorically denied Hill’s allegations. Franken admits to some of the allegations against him. Moore admitted, at least initially, that he dated one or more of the girls in question and doesn’t deny that some of the handwriting in Beverly Nelson’s yearbook is his. Second, Hill’s case was classic “he said, she said.” No

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ratslayer, 12/7/2017 5:01:40 AM     (No. 11473011)

Anita Hill was a Democrat trick pony. With hole through out her story At the end of the hearings Joe Biden said Thomas was truthful. Drats were attempting a second Bork.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lakerman1, 12/7/2017 5:14:19 AM     (No. 11473015)

Dead Ted Kennedy was the moving force to smear Justice Thomas enough to remove him from the nomination process. That would be the same Kennedy who murdered Mary Jo Kopechne.
Biden, a serial groper in his own right, was Dead Ted Kennedy´s facilitator.
Justice Thomas is a national treasure.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StormCnter, 12/7/2017 5:23:31 AM     (No. 11473023)

Any one considering Hill to be truthful should read David Brock´s "The Real Anita Hill". He wrote it back in the day when he was an honest man and not a pliable shill for current boyfriends.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kahunavol, 12/7/2017 5:42:26 AM     (No. 11473031)

Jay, there was a full hearing at the time on this issue, you don´t get to re-litigate things in your own little air tight vacuum.
Who is Jay Kaganoff - http://www.trevorloudon.com/2017/12/the-elusive-jay-kaganoff/

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Reply 5 - Posted by: winmag, 12/7/2017 6:02:45 AM     (No. 11473036)

Ted Kennedy, the only man with a confirmed kill in the war on women.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Janjan, 12/7/2017 6:28:10 AM     (No. 11473046)

Time for some push back on this game. If someone has been ´sexually harrassed´ and they are too much of a cupcake to put the man in his place then get help. If someone has been assaulted then by all means press charges or, if you are in Hollywood or the government, collect your money. Please do not run to the cameras 20 or 30 years later expecting everyone to automatically believe your story.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: rolfnader, 12/7/2017 7:44:14 AM     (No. 11473100)

Jay Kaganoff, rhymes with Kay Jag.......
oops...........nevermind.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Attila DiMedici, 12/7/2017 7:53:39 AM     (No. 11473107)

There is only one problem with this article. It assumes that there is a strong case against Roy Moore. There is not. There is not even consistency in the accusations against him (three of the women allege that he acted the perfect gentleman despite being in his 30s when dating them when they were 17. A fourth contends that he was a sexual predator).

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Reply 9 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 12/7/2017 7:57:37 AM     (No. 11473112)

The article is an insightful review of the facts but the conclusion of "it’s not sufficient reason for Clarence Thomas to resign" is woefully tepid.

Men AND women who work together talk about all sorts of things, including sex. They also ask each other for dates. Thomas was separated from his wife at the time. As the article states, Hill declined his advances and there were no apparent consequences for doing so. She followed him to his next job so she can´t have felt that upset about his behavior.

What this is reduced to is racy talk between coworkers. Maybe it exceeded what Hill accepted as "allowable" topics but she suffered no repercussions due to it. Even IF it happened, are we to judge and punish people for private conversations that slip across a personal line set by one of the parties. My God, of that´s so I am offended monthly by someone and I am sure I offended a few people now and then in turn. Right now all you have to do is say "Trump" to some people and they feel threatened.

This is absurd.

Adults should be able to speak with each other and deal with subjects that make them feel somewhat uncomfortable. Only if it impacts the working environment should it be a problem. Then the person offended should say, "Please don´t talk about XXX, it offends me.". If the offender persists, go to HR about it. Hill did none of this.

Thomas denies it happened.

The garbage coming in from Leftists is that ANY insult or offense requires a nuclear response. I have met and worked with many obnoxious women. Should they have been forced forced to resign?

NUTS!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/7/2017 8:16:39 AM     (No. 11473150)

Hill was lying to get Thomas, that is clear.
The Democrap slime machine is alive and well!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: barryno, 12/7/2017 8:19:37 AM     (No. 11473163)

´Fellow conservatives´?

Is that like Shrillery starting out a speach, "My friends..."?

Nothing but self-service g lies...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Uno_Thatguy, 12/7/2017 8:24:08 AM     (No. 11473169)

Anita never accused Thomas of harassing her. When pressured to call it such, she threw it back at the committee and said it was up the them to determine if it was sexual harassment.

Further, Anita visited Thomas´ office uninvited numerous times after this incident of words. She never admitted that she was offended or that his comment even bothered her.

The entire interrogation was a crock from beginning to end. The Damnocrats had been successful "borking" Bork and thought they could do it again.

They lost! QED

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Reply 13 - Posted by: varjo, 12/7/2017 2:48:08 PM     (No. 11473649)

I am sorry Mr. Kaganoff is not a trust-worthy source.

He starts his article with "Fellow Conservatives"

He is no conservative.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/7/2017 2:54:16 PM     (No. 11473651)

Hill was lying. She may have been harassed, but not by Thomas. The timeline she shared with that ditz "workers´ comp judge" who blew the whistle was off. Nina Totenberg and that sleazeball Metzenbaum aide pushed her too far into the limelight to back out.

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