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Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas: any excuse to kill

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US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and his ever-reliable buddy Clarence Thomas have a peculiar fascination with the death penalty. They like it. In fact, they like it so much they have actually urged that it be carried out on innocent defendants.

Their most recent attempt to kill somebody was in a case just decided, thankfully, by a 7-2 SCOTUS majority. According to Scalia and Thomas, a person facing the death penalty whose lawyers abandon him in the middle of an appeal is simply SOL.

At this point, one might reasonably wonder: do these deeply corrupt and bloodthirsty jurists, like the infamous British English Lord Chief Justice Rayner Goddard, carry extra trousers?

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