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Blue_Tires Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-09-07 12:43 AM
Response to Reply #47
55. well done
when i was a kid i loved reading all of my dad's old BC and wizard of id books from the 70s--hard to believe it morphed into the same strip today..
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  -Christofascist cartoonist Johnny Hart dead at 76 pabsungenis  Apr-08-07 03:24 PM   #0 
  - Good post.  Buzz Clik   Apr-08-07 03:35 PM   #1 
  - Well-said. I read it when I was a kid also ..  Maat   Apr-08-07 03:42 PM   #4 
  - RIP JH, let BC die or change it back the way it was. Good writing pabsungenis  uppityperson   Apr-08-07 03:39 PM   #2 
  - That's a comic strip?  ClintonTyree   Apr-08-07 04:07 PM   #6 
  - Granted they are Easter and Palm Sunday ones, but they are rather peaceful  uppityperson   Apr-08-07 04:09 PM   #7 
  - "I mean, Family Circus is creepy,"  Madspirit   Apr-10-07 01:39 PM   #87 
  - He had somewhere in the neighborhood of 1,300  pabsungenis   Apr-09-07 06:16 AM   #62 
  - That's truly sad to see ... I used to enjoy BC and Wizard of Id.  eppur_se_muova   Apr-08-07 04:13 PM   #10 
  - What is funny ...  BearSquirrel2   Apr-08-07 05:26 PM   #18 
     - You mean there weren't dinos and cavemen AD?  uppityperson   Apr-08-07 05:43 PM   #23 
     - Of course there are 'AD' dinos and cavemen: The GOP.  Swamp Rat   Apr-08-07 06:15 PM   #27 
     - I guess those cavemen were "preparing the way". LOL!  youthere   Apr-10-07 08:13 AM   #77 
  - He was a beautiful and gracious man  demobabe   Apr-08-07 03:40 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-08-07 04:10 PM   #9 
  - That is what he believed.  uppityperson   Apr-08-07 04:14 PM   #11 
  - Well, we just learned something about you...  demobabe   Apr-08-07 05:14 PM   #16 
     - If you just learned it you haven't been paying attention.  seriousstan   Apr-08-07 05:45 PM   #25 
     - remembering back to the DU time of "superblock/ignore".  uppityperson   Apr-08-07 07:37 PM   #34 
     - Not hate. Rightous anger against those who have abused us for the past six years.  IanDB1   Apr-09-07 06:34 AM   #68 
  - Nothing beautiful about bigots, IMO.  donco6   Apr-08-07 11:10 PM   #50 
  - "what he believed"  pabsungenis   Apr-08-07 11:37 PM   #54 
  - What he believed was ugly as hell.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-10-07 01:15 PM   #85 
  - Let the strip die - do not "regenerate" it with a new artist  Ezlivin   Apr-08-07 03:50 PM   #5 
  - Latest news: they're going to continue it  pabsungenis   Apr-10-07 08:08 AM   #76 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-08-07 04:09 PM   #8 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-08-07 08:34 PM   #38 
  - I'd even pay for that one. n/t  donco6   Apr-08-07 11:11 PM   #51 
     - Remember the outhouse cartoon?  IanDB1   Apr-09-07 06:30 AM   #65 
  - Your feelings echo mine  ayeshahaqqiqa   Apr-08-07 04:39 PM   #12 
  - I want to see cartoonists publish, in his honor, a series of cartoons  ComerPerro   Apr-08-07 04:44 PM   #13 
  - He was well respected among cartoonists  demobabe   Apr-08-07 05:12 PM   #14 
  - A few points.  pabsungenis   Apr-08-07 05:29 PM   #19 
  - A few points back atcha...  demobabe   Apr-08-07 06:06 PM   #26 
     - Thank you for the clarification on Jim Russell.  pabsungenis   Apr-08-07 11:02 PM   #47 
        - well done  Blue_Tires   Apr-09-07 12:43 AM   #55 
        - Fun comic history stuff  demobabe   Apr-09-07 06:23 PM   #69 
  - The man was a bigot  GreenJ   Apr-08-07 05:37 PM   #22 
  - Is this strip supposed to be proof of bigotry?  demobabe   Apr-08-07 06:26 PM   #28 
  - You don't see the anti-semitism in that cartoon?  GreenJ   Apr-08-07 06:29 PM   #29 
     - Yes, Jews don't worship Jesus. Christians do.  demobabe   Apr-08-07 07:13 PM   #32 
        - It's a menorah burning away into a cross  GreenJ   Apr-08-07 08:00 PM   #37 
           - I thought a menorah had nine arms....nt  michreject   Apr-08-07 09:17 PM   #43 
           - "I wanted everyone to see the cross in the Menorah.  GreenJ   Apr-08-07 11:02 PM   #48 
           - "Father, forgive them, they know not what they do" is 1 of the last "words"  uppityperson   Apr-08-07 10:47 PM   #44 
           - Right, I see that...  demobabe   Apr-09-07 07:19 PM   #71 
              - I said absolutely nothing about censorship  GreenJ   Apr-09-07 07:52 PM   #72 
              - And gee! You pull out the right-wing "political correctness" meme  GreenJ   Apr-09-07 07:57 PM   #73 
              - There's no censorship involved.  pabsungenis   Apr-10-07 08:05 AM   #75 
  - I may be naive...  LeftishBrit   Apr-10-07 01:06 PM   #82 
  - Hart taunted McGruder over his race, publically.  Bornaginhooligan   Apr-10-07 01:17 PM   #86 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-08-07 07:15 PM   #33 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-08-07 07:53 PM   #36 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-09-07 06:31 AM   #66 
  - I didn't like that his strip jumped off the RW/fundie bridge, but all the same, the guy died. I'm  Mayberry Machiavelli   Apr-08-07 05:13 PM   #15 
  - Me thoughts...  Aya Reiko   Apr-08-07 05:22 PM   #17 
  - That depends on syndicate contracts and the cartoonist's wishes  demobabe   Apr-08-07 05:32 PM   #21 
  - Bye bye Johnny Hart!  Swamp Rat   Apr-08-07 05:32 PM   #20 
  - My momma told me to only say good about the dead.  GliderGuider   Apr-08-07 06:41 PM   #30 
     - My momma taught me to be honest and speak my mind.  Swamp Rat   Apr-08-07 06:53 PM   #31 
     - really! WTF is going on here? are we going to be so filled with endearment for the following,  Gabi Hayes   Apr-08-07 08:54 PM   #40 
        - Not me!!!  Swamp Rat   Apr-08-07 08:56 PM   #41 
        - Endearment =/ decency  spoony   Apr-09-07 05:18 AM   #57 
           - no.....it doesn't! decency means ....decency! can you figure that out?  Gabi Hayes   Apr-09-07 06:42 PM   #70 
     - He was a human, and his passing lessens us all.  pabsungenis   Apr-09-07 06:11 AM   #60 
  - fraud? That's a bit much  NormanYorkstein   Apr-08-07 05:45 PM   #24 
  - I thought he was a bit of a dink from early on, before the whole Christian thing.  tuvor   Apr-08-07 07:44 PM   #35 
  - Same here  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Apr-08-07 11:17 PM   #53 
  - I guess I didn't understand his damn cartoon enough to know what was going on  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Apr-08-07 08:37 PM   #39 
  - Really???!!1 Well, he reached his limit--both mentally AND mortally. n/t  UTUSN   Apr-08-07 09:07 PM   #42 
  - My grandmother loved B.C.  LuckyTheDog   Apr-08-07 10:49 PM   #45 
  - We and he have all passed on to a better world n/t  Tyo   Apr-08-07 10:50 PM   #46 
  - Some thoughts on B.C..  will_in_chicago   Apr-08-07 11:03 PM   #49 
  - May he rest in peace.  Kelly Rupert   Apr-08-07 11:13 PM   #52 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-09-07 05:12 AM   #56 
  - How is discussing his later intolerance and bigotry  pabsungenis   Apr-09-07 06:06 AM   #59 
  - OK, I would not be as strident  LuckyTheDog   Apr-09-07 06:13 AM   #61 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-09-07 06:33 AM   #67 
  - I hadn't read his strips in years, so I didn't know about his shift to the reich.  nicknameless   Apr-09-07 05:35 AM   #58 
  - My grandfather did that  LuckyTheDog   Apr-09-07 06:17 AM   #63 
     - I get the feeling that's probably pretty common.  nicknameless   Apr-10-07 06:56 AM   #74 
  - I'm tired of skipping over his religious crap when I read the comics.  mwb970   Apr-09-07 06:21 AM   #64 
  - "Christofascist"?  Sammy Pepys   Apr-10-07 08:15 AM   #78 
  - Fascist in Christian clothing. Dominionist.  pabsungenis   Apr-10-07 08:29 AM   #79 
  - So can I start using Atheiofacists too?  FormerDem06   Apr-10-07 08:44 AM   #80 
  - That definition opens some major cans of worms...  Sammy Pepys   Apr-10-07 08:47 AM   #81 
  - I am a bit uncomfortable with over-extension of the term 'fascist'  LeftishBrit   Apr-10-07 01:14 PM   #84 
  - RIP  LeftishBrit   Apr-10-07 01:10 PM   #83 
 

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