Columnist Maureen Dowd in today’s NYTimes reviews the origins of Justice Thomas and reminds us that bad decisions do have consequences. She also points out the conservative activism seen recently at the Supreme Court may be a lot more damaging to regular folks than the liberal activism of the past that aimed for fairness. What happens in Washington, DC, doesn’t stay there. It shows up on Main Street, USA. Read her opinions here, and subscribe to the NYT if you appreciate the thinking.