Tony Auth by Tony Auth

Tony Auth

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  1. Justice22

    Justice22 said, about 4 years ago

    A true independant thinker who worked for the people.

  2. Donald Williams

    Donald Williams said, about 4 years ago

    His memorable vote: “Present!”

  3. Jeddidyah

    Jeddidyah said, about 4 years ago

    Another P(T)ea brain Party victim.

  4. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    Overall a good man who did what he thought was right. His worst mistake, the Thomas hearings and getting the worst member ever, on the SCOTUS.

  5. Noreen Klose

    Noreen Klose said, about 4 years ago

    I bet he votes “present”!
    A person who only did what was best for himself, no party loyalty…not to the Democrats, the Republicans, or anyone else, either. His true party affiliation was “Me…first, last, and always!”

  6. braindead08

    braindead08 GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    ^ Officially known as ‘the bullet that did everything but serve tea’.

  7. Jeddidyah

    Jeddidyah said, about 4 years ago

    “Quite a few other comments I made today, as innocuous as this one, have been flagged and deleted,”
    Yes I noticed today that people were responding to some of your comments but you comment wasn’t there…does the moderator tell you about this or do you just notice the posts are missing ?

  8. Oak Ridge Boy61

    Oak Ridge Boy61 GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    Once again Tig you are wrong. His last campaign was for his own seat but in the Democratic Party Primary. Unlike Joe Lieberman, he did not enter the General Election as an Indepedent.

  9. lonecat

    lonecat said, about 4 years ago

    Thanks for solving the mystery about the person on the grassy knoll. What other secrets can you reveal?

  10. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, about 4 years ago

    As an apparently intelligent person perhaps you could solve a great mystery for me.

    Why would the most powerful law enforcement officer in the country (US Attorney General) and a multimillionaire (his father) stand quietly by and not raise a stink to Hell itself if they thought for one minute that the murder of a member of their family was being covered up?

  11. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, about 4 years ago

    ^Uh, no it doesn’t. It IS interesting though how “certain folks” can do nothing but attack other posters, and just keep on rollin’.

  12. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 4 years ago

    A mediocre book had one great thought in it. The first disqualifying point for any elected office is WANTING the job.
    Spectre was better than most who served with him. In his final decade of life, he became even better. I hope he didn’t barter away too much of his soul while in public service.

  13. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, about 4 years ago

    Thomas joined the Reagan admin in 81 as asst Sec of Educ. From 82 to 90 he was chairman of the EEO commission and an outspoken supporter of the Reagan admin. His support of the admin and his conservative view of many social issues drew the attention of the admin who gave him a seat on the DC US court of appeals. 16 months later, despite his limited legal experience prior to his judgeship, he was nominated to the Supreme court to replace outgoing Justice Marshall. The public had nearly demanded a black to replace Marshall, but among democrats and many blacks, Thomas was not a popular pick. He has become one of the court’s most conservative justices.
    Howgozit is right when he says Biden was bad during the hearings, and while I felt Anita Hill was more qualified than Thomas, and wrote a letter to my then Sen. John Warner with that and other observations.
    Thomas is not the worst justice the court has ever had, however….
    Despite his wife’s position with the Heritage Foundation and her current activities lobbying for conservative causes, he did not recuse himself from a 2011 case wherein his wife had an important position for which she was paid. Check page 5 of this link.
    It has only been in the last three decades nominees to SCOTUS have been run through such stringent questioning as extremists from both sides strive to protect or change pet positions.
    Spectre was rough on Anita Hill, as were other conservatives. Biden was very tough on Thomas, as were other liberals. And it has just gotten worse since then. There are 34 seats still waiting for congressional action and nearly 100 more still empty waiting for nominees. Several candidates have withdrawn as conservative legislators have filibustered efforts to bring nominees to a vote until after Obama is out of office.
    I believe the link has that info as well, Howgozit, but I can find other sources if you need for me to prove I’m not trying to play the “blame game.”

  14. walruscarver2000

    walruscarver2000 said, about 4 years ago

    I’ll play along. Robert Kennedy, Attorney General and Papa Kennedy with the money to buy West Virginia. Now, do you answer the question or do you play it like our friends on the right?

  15. lonecat

    lonecat said, about 4 years ago


    I’ve read a lot about the Kennedy assassination, and here’s my own opinion, for what’s it’s worth, which is nothing; (A) it was not a conspiracy (B) but it sure looks like one the neatest conspiracies ever, especially if you kind of squint.

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