George Takei said that Clarence Thomas
"does not belong on the Supreme Court. He is an embarrassment. He is a disgrace to America”.
This is what Justice Thomas said to set curious George off course:
Human dignity has long been understood in this country to be innate. When the Framers proclaimed in the Declaration of Independence that “all men are created equal” and “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,” they referred to a vision of mankind in which all humans are created in the image of God and therefore of inherent worth. That vision is the foundation upon which this Nation was built.
The corollary of that principle is that human dignity cannot be taken away by the government. Slaves did not lose their dignity (any more than they lost their humanity) because the government allowed them to be enslaved. Those held in internment camps did not lose their dignity because the government confined them. And those denied governmental benefits certainly do not lose their dignity because the government denies them those benefits. The government cannot bestow dignity, and it cannot take it away.
Looks to me like George has forsaken what little may have been left of his own dignity. He threw it away himself. It was not taken from him.
Jeez! Beam this loon up Scotty!