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Pat Oliphant


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  1. filmsgraded

    filmsgraded said, almost 2 years ago

    The two new strips were worth the wait! Oliphant may be the greatest pen and ink artist of all time.

  2. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    They couldn’t fit through a crack in the door, ’cause those inside are ON crack!

  3. Godfreydaniel

    Godfreydaniel said, almost 2 years ago

    Actually, of course, Reagan was one hell of a tax and spender, both when his handlers were the Governor of California and later when his handlers were the President of the United States. (You can look it up.) And of course First Bush fought bravely in WW II while Reagan did propaganda. And all kinds of Republicans and pundits have agreed with Jeb Bush that Reagan couldn’t be the Republican nominee in this modern crazed era.

  4. saywhatwhat

    saywhatwhat GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago


    It must be fun living in a parallel universe reserved for only you, in your head.

  5. saywhatwhat

    saywhatwhat GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    But in the real world, is it the same people in the background pulling the strings on the loonies as on Reagan? Or is everything in fact as out of control as it seems?

  6. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, almost 2 years ago


    Don’t you realize that by spewing such drivel you damage your own side? Stay with the facts, if you try to rewrite history you’re just an embarrassment for your party!

  7. Breeana

    Breeana said, almost 2 years ago


    Oh. Let me get back to you on that I have to have Nancy check the alignment of the stars and planets and possibly her Wigi Board.

  8. emptc12

    emptc12 said, almost 2 years ago

    I laughed out loud — bitter, ironic laughter. Who would have thought we would be nostalgic for the days of Reagan and Bush, Sr.? Years ago an old timer kept telling me ad nauseum, “Smile, it gets worse.” Now I know what he meant. Now I’m older than he was.

    I also understand more of Eliot’s “Four Quartets.” For instance, the lines from “Little Gidding,”

    “History may be servitude,
    History may be freedom. See, now they vanish,
    The faces and places, with the self which, as it could, loved them,
    To become renewed, transfigured, in another pattern.”

    So why don’t we save unnecessary grief and remember the future? As the White Queen said, “It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backward.”

    Yes, Oliphant is worth waiting for. His cartoons used to be the first thing I read in the paper (then Art Buchwald). Later it was the marriage announcements. Later, the interest rates. Later, it was the obituaries. And now Oliphant, again. I always liked his background characters, especially.

  9. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, almost 2 years ago

    We seem to have developed a new political breed including both Democrats and now Republicans (J. Bush).. They apparently believe you an actually talk sense to people like righty. Paul and John would be proud of the new Hopeacrats. Sadly, I remember the words of my old Sgt. “Put hope in one hand and….”.

  10. ninety_nine_percent

    ninety_nine_percent said, almost 2 years ago

    The GOP’s move to the extreme right is funded by the radical wealthy, and supported by the reality-challenged citizens.

  11. hippogriff

    hippogriff said, almost 2 years ago

    But won’t get a dot from GoComics.

  12. fritzoid

    fritzoid GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago


    “But won’t get a dot from GoComics.”

    The cartoon was posted on June 12.
    Why would it have a dot on June 13?

  13. jackson49

    jackson49 said, almost 2 years ago

    They started the ’new age" torys..BOTH got on their American KNEES and accepted titles from the brit queen for: “service for the crown”. sir reagan sir bush- bah! tory traitors. Sir , murdock, SIR rumsfeld, SIr c. powell on and on torys all.

  14. Sharuniboy

    Sharuniboy GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Saint Ronnie the Raygun was, once upon a time, the President of a Union. Then, he sold out to the craziest bunch of “anti-Commie” nutso-wackos ever to come down the pike. But then again, he had no real principles to begin with; so, that was easy. The old Spook-head suggested that everyone “Read my lips”. And they did. And got shafted, of course. But then again, what might one expect from someone whose son got a “sweet deal” from a collapsing Savings and Loan; and made Daddy proud at the same time? The CIA has always been the home of crooks, con-men, double-crossers, and the rest of the kind of excuses for human beings that become spies.

    What do you mean, they “wouldn’t fit into today’s Tea(publican) Potty”? They’re the one’s most responsible for its existence in the first place. And they would both be right at home with the rest of the kooks, klutzes, and krazies that make up the excrement in that Potty today.

  15. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    godfreydaniels: in fairness to Ron, he DID enlist, was an officer, but “physically restricted” so his friends in the industry got him that job doing propaganda and training films. Bush 41 bailed on his crew (literally) as aircraft commander, and “bombed” civilian fishing boats flying the American flag.(It’s even documented in his “authorized”, and very imaginative on that “hero” bit, biography.)

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