Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau

Doonesbury

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  1. leftwingpatriot

    leftwingpatriot said, over 2 years ago

    My image of Becca is shattered. She finally slipped up; you don’t call your next hot commodity a “dim bulb.

  2. kauri44

    kauri44 said, over 2 years ago

    @leftwingpatriot

    Except of course she doesn’t realize that Jeff actually believes he really is the Red Rascal.

  3. Redkaycei Repoc

    Redkaycei Repoc said, over 2 years ago

    from yesterday…@leftwingpatriot
    Conservatives seem to have very selective memories, at least the fanatical ones. Don’t get me wrong I have very good friends who are conservatives but they at least try to keep the facts straight, unlike some of the ones found posting here. I was once told in school by my bio teacher, when trying to describe some terms of psych “A neurotic builds castles in the air, a psychotic lives there.” I am afraid by that definition we have some psychotics posting here. I think Jeff here doesn’t really think he has done all the things the Red Rascal has done, he just hopes others think he has. I think Jeff is neurotic not psychotic, but I could be wrong. Having his head diapered as a baby may have had some serious long term effects.

  4. rpmurray

    rpmurray said, over 2 years ago

    @Redkaycei Repoc

    Do you blame all your failings on conservatives?

  5. Doughfoot

    Doughfoot said, over 2 years ago

    “A normal person stubs his toe on a chair, curses the chair for being there, and then forgets about it. A neurotic person stubs his toe on a chair, curses the chair for being there, and then throws the chair out so he won’t have to look at it. A psychotic person stubs his toe on a chair, curses the chair for being there, gets an axe, chops the chair up, and then goes looking for more chairs.”

    That’s the way I heard the distinction defined.

    When it comes to castles in the air, I prefer Henry Thoreau’s remark: “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”

    But as it whether or not we have neurotics or even psychotics posting here and elsewhere, I am sure we do. Anyone who sweepingly denounces a hundred million of his fellow Americans with sneers and insults against “you conservatives” or “you liberals” definitely has something wrong with him. To the degree we have all become polarized and pitted against one another, the whole nation has become, to that degree, neurotic … or even psychotic, as polarization tends to destroy the very thing that everyone claims they are trying to save — America.

  6. WaitingMan

    WaitingMan said, over 2 years ago

    Anyone who claims President Obama is a Muslim Socialist out to destroy America deserves to be denounced in the strongest terms possible.

  7. QuiteDragon

    QuiteDragon said, over 2 years ago

    @WaitingMan

    Not just denounced, but reality checked. The President is, if anything, a moderate Republican and, to all appearances, one of the better people to hold the office in decades.

  8. Doctor Toon

    Doctor Toon GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    “If you only believe what you believe because someone else told you that you should believe it, then you have no right to expect anyone else to respect your opinion” – Dr Toon


    I had Religion in mind when I first wrote that, but it seems to apply more and more to Politics every day

  9. masterskrain

    masterskrain GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    @leftwingpatriot

    Why not?
    Jeff IS a dim bulb…

  10. babka

    babka GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    someone had to tell him.

  11. vanpelt

    vanpelt GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    I was going to say this: “Maybe, somehow, Jeff is actually a good prose stylist, making his Red Rascal fantasies in to exciting fiction. If so, he’d deserve to be published.”

    Then I remembered “50 Shades of Grey”. Poorly-written crap that started out as fanfiction based on already poorly-written crap. A triumph of marketing over art.

  12. Linguist

    Linguist said, over 2 years ago

    @Doctor Toon

    I had Religion in mind when I first wrote that, but it seems to apply more and more to Politics every day
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Sadly, I see very little difference between the two, anymore.
    To wit, the Governor and Attorney General of Virginia imposing their religious views of women’s reproductive rights on the medical profession and the women of the state in an effort to eliminate abortion clinics.

  13. Doughfoot

    Doughfoot said, over 2 years ago

    I heard an evangelical preacher interviewed on television a while back.


    “When I began, I thought politics was a great vehicle for putting my Christian principles to work in the world. I discovered that when you mix politics and religion, you get politics.”


    I think he got that right. Keeping them separate is as much to protect religion as to protect politics. Maybe that’s what someone else meant when he said that “my kingdom is not of this world.”

  14. JAPrufrock

    JAPrufrock said, over 2 years ago

    What’s the difference between a conservative and a progressive:

    A progressive would give 10% of his/her income to try to save the world from destruction. A conservative would try to charge for it.

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 2 years ago

    @leftwingpatriot

    Ahh Becca, I wish you were real and that I could meet you.

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