Candorville by Darrin Bell

Candorville

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  1. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, 12 months ago

    Whatever we do it will be a fiasco.

  2. simpsonfan2

    simpsonfan2 said, 12 months ago

    Not in the military sense, those guys can hit targets with precision. But after. Obama made the mistake of saying there was that red line to cross. Once someone crosses it, you’re stuck with your words.

  3. RWJAMES

    RWJAMES said, 12 months ago

    Build a wall around the entire Middle East and air-drop in all the guns, ammo, explosives and methamphetamine you can find; then, after all the shooting and screaming stops, go in and hang the survivor for murder.

    That is the only way to make a lasting peace in the Middle East.

  4. TJDestry

    TJDestry GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    I don’t mind people like him not knowing anything about anything. I object to their posting opinions about everything.

  5. Tacopielvr

    Tacopielvr said, 12 months ago

    @SavannahJack

    Good advice.

  6. Tacopielvr

    Tacopielvr said, 12 months ago

    @RWJAMES

    Hard to believe someone (you) would even bother with such mornic sarcasm, unless you are serious, then you have my sympathies.

  7. Rugeirn Drienborough

    Rugeirn Drienborough said, 12 months ago

    So how many dead Syrian children does it take? Oh, but they aren’t our children, are they? On the other hand, what does it take before the rest of the world learns to say something besides “Hey, USA, go fix that problem!”

  8. Gee Man

    Gee Man GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    @Rugeirn Drienborough

    The question is not how many dead Syrian children it takes – it’s whether intervention can make a meaningful difference. Given that much of the opposition are radical Islamicists, even if some limited airstrikes made a dent in the regime’s strength, a regime change may not be an improvement – it might just substitute a radical Islamic theocratic dictatorship for the present secular one.

  9. TheSkulker

    TheSkulker GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    We are NOT the world’s policeman!!!

  10. DavidHuieGreen

    DavidHuieGreen said, 12 months ago

    I love Clyde.
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    He wouldn’t accidentally kill more children to punish the ones who killed the previous children in a country which does not want our presence as it slaughters its members from all directions and for many reasons which won’t go away.
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    Remember when we stepped in to stop the slaughter of Muslims in Kosovo upon which they proceeded to slaughter the Serbs?
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    Now, if Clyde could figure out a way to steal from them…..

  11. activist1234

    activist1234 said, 12 months ago

    Not about the strip: But does Russia’s proposal to defuse the situation remind anyone else of JFK’s handling of the Cuba missile crisis in 1962 (if you were born yet)?
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    JFK set a red line, Russia met him eye to eye and toe to toe. Then, “because we came on with authority”, backed down.

  12. kaecispopX

    kaecispopX said, 12 months ago

    Clyde’s view represents the isolationist view that was prevalent in this country prior to December 7, 1941. We blissfully ignored the events in Europe and the beginnings of the holocaust only to be forced in events for which we paid dearly as a nation.
    This does not mean that we need to take direct action in Syria, but we need to be aware of what is going on over there and the nature of all the participants in that civil war. We have intervened in the events of other nations in the past and regretted the results. Out our ignorance in the past we had supported a revolt in Cuba and resulted in a more repressive government led by Fidel Castro.
    As a nation we need to be aware of what is going on around the world, but remember that not everyone that would accept our aid will show gratitude or be friendly with us after they get what they want.

  13. rekam

    rekam GoComics PRO Member said, 12 months ago

    @TheSkulker

    That’s what I’ve been thinking. Thanks for saying it.

  14. androgenoide

    androgenoide said, 12 months ago

    I hear people saying that a failure to attack Syria at this point would undermine US credibility but I read the word “credibility” as a code for “pride.” I’m pretty sure that the guys who threw together the US Constitution did their best to avoid a situation in which the new country would get into wars over wounded pride. They had seen plenty of those started by European monarchs over the centuries and had hoped for something better.
    Pride is OK but it should be tempered with humility. No president should ever be considered infallible.

  15. RWJAMES

    RWJAMES said, 12 months ago

    @Tacopielvr

    If you think my comment was “moronic sarcasm”, I would advise you never to read Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal”. I would apologize for offending you, but I truly don’t give a damn if your delicate sensibilities were somehow hurt.

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