My Grandfather’s Son…a book review.

by Al Nyhus

Anyone that knows me can attest to the fact that I’m a voracious reader. It doesn’t matter if it’s a magazine, a book or the Internet, I’m almost always reading something. The love of reading is something that I inherited from my Mother and I’m thankful to her for instilling in me the wonderful gift of the written word.

I can highly recommend the excellent book My Grandfather’s Son by Clarence Thomas. In his own words, Justice Thomas takes you through his life…..a life that began as a dirt poor son of a divorced Mother, sent to live with his Grandparents, and ends with his appointment and ultimate confirmation to the highest Court in the land…the United States Supreme Court.

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His transformation from an angry liberal in his days at Holy Cross and Yale Law School who believed that: “The Man was keeping us down”, to a conservative leader who advocates personal responsibility and eschews quota-based systems that ultimately hurt those they are meant to help, is a remarkable tale.

Good reading.


Stan Ware said:


I have read it and it is a Great read. I highly recomened it. It truly shows what one can do even if the odds are against you.

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