This American Tribune has published several weblog posts on the corporatist members of the US Supreme Court—the Gang of Five. The most recent was, “All Shame in Their Game…,” on 10Feb2011.
Lest some of my readers think that my comments were far-fetched, the following day, in echo of the sentiments we expressed, Attorney Bruce Fein, a former Associate Deputy Attorney General for Ronald Reagan, had a letter published in the NY Times (11Feb2011) stating:
“Justice Antonin Scalia galloped far beyond the furthest boundaries of judicial propriety in secretly meeting on Capitol Hill to discuss the Constitution with Tea Party members of Congress saddled with a co-equal duty to assess the constitutionality of legislative action. If there are better ways to destroy public confidence in judicial impartiality, they do not readily come to mind.
“…Justice Abe Fortas was forced to resign for, among other things, secretly advising President Lyndon B. Johnson on race, urban unrest and the Vietnam War.” more…